At Randolph, Valley Heights dominated Blue Valley from the opening tip, taking a 46-10 lead to halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half in a makeup game.
At Centralia, the Mustangs led by four at halftime against Centralia in a makeup contest, but pulled away in the second half behind a monster night from Ryan Schneider, who had 31 points, including six 3’s, with Nate Berard adding 15 points, Carson Becker scoring 14 and Jared Garcia chipping in 10.
At Randolph, Valley Heights got a tough game on the road from Blue Valley, taking a seven-point lead to halftime but only leading by three heading into the fourth quarter as the Rams kept it close all night.
In its final tuneup before regionals on Friday in Topeka, the Manhattan High bowling teams competed Tuesday at Junction City in a four-team event.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s rally fell short in the fourth quarter, as Hayden held on for a 63-61 win Tuesday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a 20-point lead to halftime and held on against Hayden’s multiple rally attempts to win 49-37 Tuesday night and stay undefeated in Centennial League play.
Three teams, one spot.
The Wamego girls’ basketball team continues to pull down the top spot in the Class 4A Division I state rankings, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association.
The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to capture the Midwest Christian College Tournament in Moberly, Mo.
The Blue Valley Business Professionals of America, athletic department and booster club will be hosting the 14th Annual Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15 at Blue Valley High School.
The Manhattan Wildcats sixth grade boys’ basketball team took first place in the Salina MAYB tournament this past weekend.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the Midwest Christian College Conference (MCCC) Tournament title over the weekend in Moberly, Mo.
Riley County’s Brianna Engle signed a letter of intent last week to continue her volleyball career at Manhattan Christian College next fall.
Around the Flint Hills, 11 wrestlers advanced to the state tournament on Saturday, with Rock Creek sending four, Riley County sending three and Wamego sending three.
TOPEKA — With basketball season still in full swing, Manhattan High athletic director Mike Marsh likely hasn’t begun seriously talking with any coaches about who will replace Tim Brooks as head coach of the boys’ basketball program.
TOPEKA — More often than not, by the time the fourth quarter rolls around, Highland Park is on cruise control.
Grant Guggisberg .
After more than a week since its last action on the mat and a trip to state on the line, the Manhattan High wrestling team put together a solid day from top to bottom at the Washburn Rural regional on Saturday.
It’s been five years since the last time a Manhattan High boys’ swimmer has reached the championship finals in each of his individual events at the Class 6A state swimming and diving meet.
RILEY — The somber mood that filled the gym afterward belied the fact that the Riley County girls’ basketball team clinched its fourth straight Mid East League title Friday night with a 41-31 win over Rossville.
Nicolas Wahl .
FLUSH — It was the Nate Berard and Trenton Smith show Friday night, but Berard’s Rock Creek squad prevailed over Smith’s Silver Lake Eagles, 73-58.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights forced overtime to beat Baileyville B&B at home Friday night, 68-59.
At Onaga, the Rams got 10-point scoring efforts from Megan Plummer and Shelby Peter to beat the Buffaloes on the road and win their second league game of the season.
At Frankfort, Washington County turned a 10-point halftime lead into an easy road win Friday night.
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