HOLTON — There are good teams, and there are great teams.
At Flush, the Rock Creek Mustangs won their first game of district play on Friday, scoring 35 straight points before Marysville could answer in a 35-7 win.
At Highland, Derek Trimble ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one as Valley Heights beat Doniphan West 34-15.
At Riley, Riley County’s early lead couldn’t hold off Nemaha Valley as the Falcons lost 20-12.
At Randolph, for the second straight week, the Blue Valley Rams ran into a brick wall against one of the state’s toughest teams, losing to Hanover 50-0.
At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats were shutout on Friday night, falling to 1-5 on the season in a 47-0 loss to Axtell.
Come Monday morning, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team will more than likely be on the course trying to bring home a medal from the Class 6A state golf tournament at Garden City’s Buffalo Dunes Golf Course.
In Manhattan’s quest for four straight league titles, head coach Susan Melgares knew the girls’ team was going to have the toughest battle.
Manhattan clinched a share of the Centennial League title and a distinct advantage in the District 5 playoff race with a 22-7 win over Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Friday night.
Facing Highland Park on senior night at Bishop Stadium, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team was all smiles by the time the game ended midway through the second period Thursday night.
A season ago, Manhattan High football player Brandon Nowlin was the only junior starter on a senior-laden offense line.
Manhattan Thunder sixth grade boys basketball team will be conducting a tryout on Sunday, Oct.
Wamego boys win NCKL cross country meet The Wamego boys’ cross country team won the NCKL title by 25 points on Thursday in Abilene.
If the Manhattan High football team wants to win a share of the Centennial League championship, they’ll have to defeat one of the toughest teams on its schedule.
When Wamego High’s Kaylee and Lanie Page start their quest for a Class 4A state doubles title this Friday in Topeka, they will also be protecting their unscathed 2013 record.
A year ago, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team sent two of its six varsity players to the state tournament.
The Flint Hills Christian School split a pair of matches last Friday, beating Victory Christian (29-27, 25-27, 26-24) and losing to the Heritage Christian (14-25, 9-25).
The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team picked up a big road win on Wednesday, defeating Central Christian College in McPherson (25-15, 25-20, 25-15).
The Manhattan Marlins swim team is hosting its annual Monster Splash meet this Saturday and Sunday at the K-State natatorium.
Colbert Hills Golf Course had two hole-in-ones on Sunday.
Playing its last non-league game of the year, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team got its shot at one of the top teams in Class 6A in a matchup with Wichita Northwest.
A year after losing 24-6 in the Little Apple Bowl to Eisenhower Middle School at Bishop Stadium, the Anthony Middle School Tornadoes turned the tables on the Eagles and won 16-12 in the annual showdown between Manhattan’s two middle schools.
With just one more set of matches next week before sub-state, every win and loss becomes more important for the Manhattan High volleyball team.
Other than a different course and some poor golf weather, Monday’s girls’ golf regional at Wichita’s Clapp Golf Course shook out much the same way it did last year.
TECUMSEH — If you only watched the second half of Friday’s football game between Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights, you might wonder why the Indians are a one-loss team and the T-Birds have just one win.
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