While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse.
SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick.
BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home to Topeka High in overtime Thursday night in the sub-state semifinals, 63-60.
There are times during the season where a blowout win is fairly useless.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced through to the sub-state finals with a 68-11 drubbing of Wichita Southeast at home Wednesday night.
Earning the top seed in sub-state has it perks.
ALMA — With a young team that has dealt with a rash of injuries and humbling losses, first-year Riley County head boy’s basketball coach Steve Fritz left the court with a smile on his face after upsetting the Wabaunsee Chargers on the road, 52-49, in Monday’s Class 3A sub-state opener.
FLUSH — Head coach Jim Johnston’s Rock Creek boys’ basketball team used staunch defense to take care of an undermanned St.
At Blue Rapids, the Frankfort boys’ basketball season came to an end Monday night with a 57-40 loss to Centralia in the Class 1A-Div.
Rebeckah Weddle, a homeschool senior from Manhattan, recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Last season, it was the Manhattan boys’ team qualifying for the state bowling tournament in Wichita.
The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team advanced to national tournament with a 44-37 regional win over Central Christian College of the Bible this weekend.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss in the regional tournament this past weekend, falling to Central Christian College of the Bible, 48-44.
Despite basketball gearing up for the postseason, spring sports begin practicing today at Manhattan High.
he Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has two primary goals for the season.
With a 62-51 win over Seaman on senior night just a few minutes from completion, it was time for Manhattan High’s Alex Stitt to leave the court one last time.
WICHITA — Kian Clemens and Austin Chauncey followed similar paths to state championships Saturday at Wichita’s Hartman Arena.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held on to beat Seaman 62-51 Friday night, earning home-court advantage against Topeka High in the first round of sub-state this Thursday in the process.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong second half to beat Seaman and win the Centennial League title Friday night, 47-38.
It’s not often the Centennial League race comes down to a final game between unbeaten teams in a winner-take-all format.
FLUSH — Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds - both game highs - as the Class 3A No.
FLUSH — Some stagnant offense and a big game from Rossville’s Taylor Kirk helped spell defeat for the shorthanded Rock Creek girls’ basketball team as they dropped a 47-37 decision to the Bulldogs Thursday night.
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