Sports

  • Indians land 4 on all-league teams

    With high school basketball season in the rearview mirror, the Centennial League boys’ basketball coaches announced their all-league selections Tuesday night, with four Manhattan players honored. Topping the list for the Indians were juniors Payton Stephens and Pierson McAtee, who each were named to the all-Centennial second team. Senior Alex ...

  • MHS wrestler Mullin chooses Ottawa

    Despite gearing up for his final baseball season at Manhattan High, senior Josh Mullin made his college choice official last week, choosing to wrestle at Ottawa University. The program at Ottawa was just added and is in its beginning stages. Mullin will compete on the first wrestling team in school ...

  • Indians’ Ward signs with KWU

    One of Manhattan High’s four senior football captains made his college decision official last week, signing a letter of intent with Kansas Wesleyan in front of family and friends at Manhattan High’s West Campus. Ward, a three-year letter winner at linebacker for the Indians, said the decision came ...

  • Liotta signs to play for RiverHawks

    While two of his teammates made their college choices official in February, Manhattan High boys’ soccer player Matt Liotta was still mulling his options to play at the next level. The senior made his decision official, however, opting to sign a letter of intent with Northeastern (Okla.) State. Liotta said ...

  • All-TVL teams announced

    Valley Heights, which finished second in the Class 1A Division-I state tournament this past weekend,  placed two on the first-team All-TVL team released this week, including Brandi Roepke and Sidney Blackburn. Frankfort’s Ashley Joseph and Arriana Martin both made the second team. On the boys’ side, Valley Heights’ ...

  • Miege snaps Wamego’s run at perfection Sad.phatch

    SALINA — Both Wamego head coach Jim Page and daughter, senior Kaylee Page tried hard to remain stoic in the moments after they’d watched the No. 1-seed Red Raiders’ title hopes dashed in a 57-41 loss to No. 2 Bishop Miege in Saturday afternoon’s Class 4A-Division-I title game at the ...

  • MHS girls fall short, finish 4th at state

    WICHITA — Following up a win in the state basketball tournament quarterfinals with two losses and a fourth-place medal is never the ideal ending. The weekend at Wichita’s Koch Arena didn’t turn out how the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team wanted it to, but head coach Scott Mall offered ...

  • Central Plains girls win Class 2A title

    In a battle of undefeated teams in Saturday’s Class 2A girls’ championship game at Bramlage Coliseum, Central Plains (26-0) got a long jumpshot from sophomore Taylor Rolfs with less than five seconds left to propel the Oilers to a 47-45 win over Jefferson County North (25-1). The game stayed ...

  • Washington Co. 61, Meade 58

    Twin Valley League member Washington County (22-3) completed a rally against Meade (20-6) to win Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game. The Tigers trailed by seven at halftime, but tied the game heading into the fourth quarter and did enough to win in the end, getting 23 points and 14 rebounds from ...

  • St. John-Hudson 71, Plainville 58

    After winning a Class 1A-Division I championship last season, St. John-Hudson finished off a second championship and undefeated season — this time in 2A — behind a 27-point effort from guard Zuriel Reyes. The 5-foot-10 senior finished 6 of 9 from long range and led the team in scoring on a day when 6-foot-8 ...

  • Olpe 61, Pitt-Colgan 39

    The Olpe Eagles began Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game with a 10-0 run and led by 24 points at halftime, routing Pittsburg-Colgan, despite a furious third-quarter rally by the Panthers. Colgan (19-7) outscored Olpe 23-9 in the third quarter to cut the Eagle lead to 10. But Olpe responded with a 12 ...

  • Hoxie defeats Mustangs in title game Spt 4448.phatch

    EMPORIA — With a 72-game winning streak spanning three seasons coming into Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I state championship game, the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team was going to need a special effort against undefeated Hoxie to come away with a state title. Instead, the Mustangs’ magical run through the state tournament ...












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