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  • Riley County falls in shootout Rileyco6.phatch

    RILEY — After surrendering two touchdowns just before halftime the Riley County football team fought back for a chance to tie early in the fourth quarter, but came up short, falling in a wild 41-32 shootout to Washington County to begin district play. “We were able to put points on the ...

  • Rock Creek gets district win

    At St. Marys, the Rock Creek Mustangs started slow but finished strong in their 51-28 win over St. Marys Friday night. The Mustangs trailed 8-0 heading into the second quarter, but scored 30 points before halftime and put up 21 in the fourth quarter to win comfortably. Rock Creek (2-5) travels to ...

  • Frankfort 78, Linn 42

    At Linn, the Frankfort Wildcats scored in bunches against Linn, with sophomore quarterback Adam Kenworthy throwing for three touchdowns and rushing for three more, while junior running back Jase Suther rushed for four scores and 235 yards. Frankfort (3-4) hosts Southern Cloud (1-6) next week. ...

  • Wamego 20, Chapman 6

    At Chapman, the Red Raiders managed to win a low-scoring affair to start district play, taking a 13-6 lead to halftime and scoring on a 50-yard scramble by quarterback Kyler Alderson in the second half to put away the game. Wamego (6-1) hosts Smoky Valley (4-3) next week. ...

  • Southern Cloud 68, BV-Randolph 50

    At Miltonvale, Southern Cloud won a battle of winless teams against Blue Valley Randolph, outlasting the Rams to win by 18 points. Game information was not made available. Blue Valley (0-7) travels to Axtell (5-2) next week. ...

  • Valley Heights 50, Wabaunsee 0

    At Alma, the Valley Heights Mustangs dominated from start to finish against the Chargers, taking a 38-0 halftime lead and cruising through the second half while preserving the shutout. Valley Heights (3-4) hosts Republic County (1-6) next week. ...

  • Topeka High beats Manhattan, 52-41

    The Manhattan High football team opened district play with a loss to Topeka High Friday night at Bishop Stadium, 52-41. The Indians couldn’t keep up with the high-scoring Trojans, who turned a 14-0 deficit in the second quarter into a 24-14 halftime lead before continuing to move the ball ...

  • MHS blasts Highland Park, 6-0

    Manhattan head coach Frank Alonso wants his team to get it right. With just two more matches next week preceding the official start of the postseason, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team has yet to play a full, 80-minute game up to its potential. Against Highland Park in Topeka on ...

  • Guggisberg: KSHSAA needs to fix football Grant-cutout.phatch

    About once a year, I use this space to write about the Kansas State High School Activities Association football playoff system and why it is inherently flawed in its ability to put the best 16 teams in the playoffs year in and year out. If I’m beginning to sound like ...

  • Cameron: Royals prove winning does cure everything Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —You want iron-clad proof that winning cures everything? Royals manager Ned Yost stood on a platform near the Kauffman Stadium infield and told a national TV audience: “This was really for our fans and our city. We couldn’t have done it without these fans.” That statement ...

  • Indians prep for Friday’s district opener B1.91114.mhsfb.phatch

    If win-loss records told the whole story, Friday night’s matchup between Manhattan High and Topeka High at Bishop Stadium would be more about playoff seeding than playoff inclusion. The other teams in the district, Lawrence Free State and Washburn Rural are both either at or below .500 on the season ...

  • MHS’ Fraley, Lei prep for state tennis tournament

    For the third year in a row, Manhattan High girls’ tennis players Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei will end the year together at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka. And much like every year, how the weekend will go depends on the way the tournament gets seeded. Both players ...










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