DERBY — Regardless of score or opponent, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team wasn’t going to quit.
WICHITA — Like any sport, bowling doesn’t provide the opportunity for many moral victories.
WICHITA — For a half, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team was able to hang in against a tough Wichita Heights team in Saturday’s sub-state final.
At Centralia, the Hanover Wildcats (14-6) used a strong third quarter to build a lead nine-point lead heading into the fourth quarter against Valley Heights (14-8) in the semifinals of the Centralia sub-state on Friday.
After last year’s state tournament appearance, the goal for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team this entire season was to get back and do more when it got there.
At Topeka Hayden, the Red Raiders (18-4) managed to advance past upset-minded Royal Valley (10-12) on Thursday, 51-35, earning a game against Highland Park on Saturday in the Hayden sub-state championship game.
Riley County boys’ basketball coach Kelly Hammel is retiring as both teacher and coach at the end of the current school year.
Not surprisingly, Manhattan High’s Winston Dimel has received a scholarship offer from Kansas State to play football.
Outscoring Derby in every quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team cruised past the Panthers in the sub-state semifinals Thursday night at MHS, 53-35, earning a game against Wichita Heights for a shot at the state tournament.
Chris Hudgins insists he and his teammates don’t work much on a play they call “home run.
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