TOPEKA — Through three games this season, the defensive unit has outshined all the others for the Manhattan High football team.
At Rossville, the Bulldogs led 27-6 at halftime and put the game away with a 19-point fourth quarter to beat Riley County 53-18.
At Blue Rapids, Derek Trimble rushed 10 times for 113 yards as Valley Heights fell at home to Washington County, 27-20.
At Lawrence, the Blue-Valley-Randolph Rams used a 28-point second quarter to turn away Veritas Christian to win 48-12 on the road.
FLUSH — Rock Creek was unable to recover from an early 19-point deficit Friday night as Mid-East League power and Number 1 (Class 3A) Silver Lake rolled into The Rock Athletic Complex and left with a 33-7 victory.
Facing Highland Park on the road, the Manhattan High football team won in a rout, 63-6 on Friday night in Topeka.
The boys’ soccer match between Washburn Rural and Manhattan High had a little bit of everything Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.
Even at the high-school level, the average defensive lineman weighs more than 200 pounds.
With eight days between matches for the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team, the rust started to show a little bit on Thursday.
Competing in the 10-team Washburn Rural Invitational on Thursday, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team shot a 370 to take third place at the Wamego Country Club.
The Flint Hills Christian School split a pair of volleyball matches against Topeka Lutheran on Thursday.
The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team improved to 15-4 this season with a victory over Union College (Lincoln, Nebraska) Thursday night in Manhattan.
The Anthony Middle School football team defeated Topeka Seaman Middle School on Tuesday, 22-0.
After a brief stint in Class 4A last year, the Rock Creek Mustangs are moving back to 3A in the most recent classifications released by KSHSAA on Friday.
The playmakers on the Wamego offense might be getting a lot of attention, but the Red Raiders’ defense deserves some recognition as well.
With three weeks of games under its belt, the Manhattan High football team has a true sense of what it needs to work on in the coming weeks to be ready to go by the time district games start next month.
Another home volleyball meet, another sweep for the Manhattan High volleyball team.
There’s no doubt the upcoming tilt with Washburn Rural has been on the collective mind of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team.
Playing its best golf of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second at the Salina South Invitational at Salina Municipal golf course on Tuesday.
The Flint Hills Soccer Club (FHSC) Earthquakes won the 13-and-under gold division of the Sporting Kaw Valley Cup last weekend in Lawrence.
The Little Apple Soccer Club (LASC) Fusion won the 11-and-under girls gold division of the Sporting Kaw Valley Cup this past weekend in Lawrence.
The Anthony Middle School football team defeated Emporia 34-0 on Tuesday to improve to 3-0 on the season.
John Shelton recorded a hole-in-one on Thursday at Stagg Hill Golf Club.
FLUSH — Rock Creek had a new stadium on Friday night.
In the world of high school football, a stingy defense can take a team far.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.