Sports

  • MHS girls take 8th at state

    The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team, competing against some of the state’s best competition, finished in eighth place in Thursday’s Class 6A state bowling tournament in Wichita. Manhattan finished with a 2,058 pin total, finishing ahead of only Wichita East. Olathe North won the team title with a 2,393, while ...

  • MHS girls beat Free State, return to state

    It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to state. The Indians beat a scrappy Lawrence Free State team 48-39 in Friday’s sub-state final to advance to state for the second time in three years. After trailing in the first quarter and going ...

  • Eagles turn back Falcons’ comeback

    SILVER LAKE — Turnover problems and a swarming Silver Lake defense prevented a gritty third-quarter comeback from earning the Riley County boys’ basketball team an upset win in Thursday’s Class 3A sub-state semifinals, as the Eagles escaped with a 46-40 win. With Riley County trailing 27-19 at halftime, the Falcons (5 ...

  • Wamego girls beat Ottawa, 49-26

    At Baldwin, the undefeated and top-ranked Wamego girls’ basketball team endured a tough night shooting the ball by Kaylee and Lanie Page, but still beat Ottawa, 49-26, in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. I semifinal. The Red Raiders (21-0) will match up with Hayden (17-4) in Saturday’s sub-state final, in ...

  • Indians end season with 63-60 OT loss Mhs bb topeka1.phatch

    While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse. Facing Topeka High in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home in overtime, 63-60, to end ...

  • Rock boys roll past Rossville

    SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick. The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team can beat you in a variety of ways. Thursday night’s sub-state semifinal against Rossville was no different, as the No. 1-seed Mustangs routed the No. 4-seed Bulldogs for the third time this season with a 56-21 ...

  • Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    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. I sub-state game. Early, Linn used a variety of screens ...

  • MHS boys fall to Trojans in OT

    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. Manhattan had the chance to tie in the final seconds, but two costly turnovers in the final seconds sealed the loss. The Indians outscored the Trojans 15-11 ...

  • MHS girls thump Southeast, 68-11, to open sub-state Mhs5.phatch

    There are times during the season where a blowout win is fairly useless. It still counts as a ‘W’ in the standings, but in terms of player development and actually impacting the season in a good way, the positives are few and far between. Manhattan’s 68-11 drubbing of Wichita ...

  • MHS girls rout W. Southeast

    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. The Indians led 20-0 after the first quarter and didn’t allow a Southeast basket until the 2:56 mark of the second quarter. They led 37-2 at the ...

  • MHS girls to open against Wichita SE

    Earning the top seed in sub-state has it perks. In the case of the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team, it means a matchup with lowly Wichita Southeast on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Manhattan. The Golden Buffaloes have just two wins on the year, a season sweep of fellow Wichita ...

  • Riley County boys upset Wabaunsee, 52-49

    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 ...










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