The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Monday afternoon, edging out Shawnee Heights to come home with the win.
Manhattan High took the lead for good early in the first quarter and cruised to victory while handing the Chargers their worst loss of the season in a 68-41 rout.
Against Topeka West Friday night, Manhattan forced 34 turnovers and turned many of those giveaways into easy baskets on the other end in a dominant 64-35 win.
After three years of watching rival Junction City celebrate with the league trophy, the Blue Jays clearly did not have the depth to make a run at this year’s title.
RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team never trailed in its 45-33 victory over Rock Creek on Friday, but the Falcons could never quite pull away either.
The Manhattan Invitational swim meet hosted by the Manhattan High swimming and diving team has been held at the KSU Natatorium for decades.
At Randolph, Frankfort had little trouble scoring a Twin-Valley League win on the road against Blue Valley, taking an 11-point lead after one quarter and 17-point advantage to halftime en route to a 23-point win.
At Troy, Valley Heights hung around against Troy but couldn’t get over the hump in an 11-point loss.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders dominated Osage City from start to finish, taking an 11-point lead after one quarter and a 24-point lead to halftime.
At Randolph, Frankfort took an eight-point lead to halftime and held a 16-point advantage at the start of the fourth quarter in a 10-point win over Blue Valley.
At Troy, Valley Heights outscored Troy by five in each of the first two quarters and took a 16-point lead into the fourth quarter before calling off the dogs in a Twin-Valley League win.
RILEY — The physicality and inside presence of the Rock Creek boys prevailed as they pummeled Riley County in their own gym 63-28, Friday night.
Facing its third straight ranked opponent Friday night, the Wamego boys’ basketball team managed to avoid a three-game losing streak by knocking off Class 3A’s top-ranked team in Osage City in a 67-61 win.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the first quarter and stayed comfortably ahead of Topeka West the rest of the way in a 68-41 win over the Chargers Friday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against the outmatched Topeka West Chargers Friday night, winning 62-37.
With almost a week between games for both of Manhattan High’s basketball teams, the Centennial League grind picks back up for the Tribe on the road tonight at Topeka West.
Both of Manhattan High’s bowling teams took second place at a triangular meet in Junction City on Thursday.
Three Manhattan High athletes will make their way out west to continue their football careers at Dodge City Community College next year.
The parents of a Manhattan High student told Manhattan-Ogden school board members that an MHS swim team policy is unfair to athletes who compete year round.
As one half of a two-man senior class for the Manhattan High wrestling team, Blake Wewer has had to help lead his team from the sideline most of this season.
At Randolph, Blue Valley hung around for three quarters against Valley Heights, but couldn’t seal the deal in a 61-42 loss to the Mustangs Tuesday night.
At Centralia, Rock Creek played close with the Panthers for two quarters, going to halftime down by one point, but couldn’t come up with the win in the second half.
At Marysville, Riley County needed overtime to a back-and-forth game against the Bulldogs, outscoring its host 7-5 in the extra period to come away with the win.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders fell behind early in a 17-point loss to Abilene Tuesday, trailing 13-4 after the first quarter and facing a 16-point deficit at halftime.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a four-point lead to halftime and held on to win a nailbiter against Troy Tuesday night.
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