Sports

  • Indians gear up for Thunderbirds

    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall doesn’t want to see history repeat itself. A year ago, Manhattan beat Shawnee Heights on the road without much trouble before losing the second matchup in February to a team that was much improved. After beating the T-Birds with ease in January, ...

  • Brooks resigns as basketball coach

    The Tim Brooks era at Manhattan High is over. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh said Brooks chose to resign in a statement Friday morning. “At this time, Coach Brooks has chosen to resign his position as basketball coach at Manhattan High,” he said. “I want to thank him for his ...

  • MHS officials still silent on Brooks’ fate

    Officials continued to decline comment Thursday on the situation of Tim Brooks, who remains suspended from his job as the boys’ basketball coach at Manhattan High School. MHS athletics director Mike Marsh reiterated late Wednesday that “when a decision is reached, we will issue a statement.” Does that mean that ...

  • Indians fall in final wrestling dual

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Topeka Wednesday night for a dual with Seaman, but came up just short in a 33-25 loss. The Indians were strong in the lower weight classes, with a 25-6 lead through Austin Chauncey’s win at 160 over Sam Mizell, but the Vikings were ...

  • MHS girls rout visiting Chargers Mhsgbb34.phatch

    Coming into Tuesday’s matchup against Topeka West, Manhattan head coach Scott Mall was hoping his team would get the chance to lead comfortably and work on things that until now, had only been utilized in practice. With a 30-0 lead part way through the second quarter before even allowing ...

  • Topeka West hands MHS boys home loss Mhsbbb23.phatch

    Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coaches Benji George and Shane Sieben haven’t been in charge long, but they’ve noticed a disturbing trend early in games. The Indians don’t often come out ready to play defensively. Against Topeka West on Tuesday night, Manhattan trailed by as many as 14 ...

  • Valley Heights boys top Wash. Co., 66-48

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights got off to a great start on Tuesday, and kept rolling in a 66-48 win over Washington County. The Mustangs (14-2) led 21-9 after the first quarter, and charged ahead 36-23 by halftime. Valley Heights outscored Washington County 30-25 in the second half. Derek Trimble ...

  • Concordia 76, Riley County 44

    At Concordia, a first quarter deficit was too much to rally back from for Riley County on Tuesday, as the Falcons lost 76-44 to Concordia. The Falcons (4-11) trailed 22-9 after the first period, and it was 30-15 by halftime. But Concordia really turned it on in the second, outscoring ...

  • Frankfort 52, Onaga 41

    At Frankort, the Frankfort Wildcats picked up just their fourth win of the season on Tuesday, beating Onaga 52-41. The Wildcats (4-11) set the table for the win from the beginning, leading 14-8 after the first quarter. But Onaga came back in the second to cut the lead to 23-21 ...

  • Rock Creek 58, Marysville 56

    At Flush, Rock Creek avoided an upset loss to Marysville on Tuesday, hanging on to win 58-56 at home. The Mustangs (13-2) trailed 13-11 after one quarter, but led 30-29 at halftime. Marysville took back the game in third quarter going ahead 43-42. Rock Creek outscored the Bulldogs 16-13 the ...

  • Wamego 69, Chapman 34

    At Chapman, the Wamego Red Raiders made quick work of Chapman on Tuesday, beating the Irish 69-34. Wamego dominated the first half, leading 25-7 after the first quarter and 48-16 at halftime. The Red Raiders (7-8) let off the gas in the second half and coasted to the win. Eli ...

  • Valley Heights 55, Washington Co. 44

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights steadily pulled away from Washington County in a 55-44 win on Tuesday. Brandi Roepke scored 23 points for the Mustangs (15-1), who led 12-5 after the first and 27-19 by halftime. Valley Heights led by eight going into the fourth quarter. Lesley Frohberg scored 14 points, making 9 ...










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