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  • MHS girls outlast Washburn Rural

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed undefeated in Centennial League play with a 33-27 win over Washburn Rural. The Indians hit 3 of 4 crucial free throws — two from Par McNair and one from Darby Price — to build up a lead in the final minutes that would prove to be the ...

  • MHS girls set for Rural rematch

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got one of its toughest league tests against Washburn Rural just two short weeks ago. Tonight, the Junior Blues make the return trip to face the Indians in a girls-only matchup scheduled to begin at 7:30. Manhattan head coach Scott Mall said while the game ...

  • Wamego girls roll in Hillsboro opener

    At Hillsboro, the Red Raiders stayed undefeated with a 55-21 win in the first round of the Hillsboro midseason tournament over Thomas More Prep on Monday. Wamego led 16-4 after the first quarter and built its lead the rest of the game while winning every quarter. Kaylee Page led all ...

  • Riley County 51, Holcomb 46

    At Hillsboro, the undefeated Falcons got a tough test from Holcomb in the opening round of the Hillsboro midseason tournament, but came out on top thanks to a run in the third quarter. Trailing by two at halftime, Riley County outscored Holcomb 11-5 in the third to open up a ...

  • Valley Heights 55, Hanover 45

    At Washington, the top-seeded Mustangs opened up Twin Valley League tournament play with a 10-point win over 10th-seeded Hanover. The Mustangs received a first-round bye in the tournament. Valley Heights led by 10 at halftime and by 15 heading into the fourth quarter in the win. Brandi Roepke led all scorers with 19 ...

  • Hesston 70, Riley County 30

    At Hillsboro, top-seeded Hesston led 17-6 after the first quarter and kept piling it on the rest of the way in its opening-round win over Riley County. Jackson Wagner led Riley County with 13 points, including three 3-pointers, while Brice Brummett added seven points. Riley County falls into the consolation side ...

  • Valley Heights 56, Axtell 44

    At Washington, the Mustangs backed up their No. 1 seed and first-round bye in the Twin Valley League tournament with a 12-point win over eighth-seeded Axtell. Valley Heights had three players score in double figures, led by Bennett Bargdill’s 14 points, with Charles Musil adding 13 and Derek Trimble adding 12. The top-seeded ...

  • Baileyville B&B 59, BV-Randolph 30

    Baileyville B&B jumped out to a 23-point halftime lead and never looked back against the 14th-seeded Rams on Saturday. Blue Valley won the fourth quarter and was outscored by seven points in the second half. Megan Plummer led Blue Valley with eight points. The Rams play Frankfort at 5:30 ...

  • Linn 44, Frankfort 31

    The fourth-seeded Linn Bulldogs used a 16-4 run in the second quarter to take a lead they would not relinquish in the opening round of the TVL girls’ tournament Saturday. In the other three quarters, Frankfort played the Bulldogs even. Adrianna Martin scored 10 points for the Wildcats, with Ashley Joseph ...

  • Frankfort teams open TVL tourney with losses

    In Washington, After taking an 11-point halftime lead in the opening round of the Twin Valley League boys’ tournament on Saturday, No. 4-seeded Baileyville B&B and No. 13-seeded Frankfort both slowed down the scoring in the second half, with just 19 combined points the rest of the way. But ...

  • Centralia 51, BV-Randolph 33

    After a quick start by Blue Valley that brought a 12-6 lead after the first quarter, No. 3-seeded Centralia quickly established itself in the second quarter, outscoring the Rams 17-4 to take a 23-16 lead to halftime. The Panthers cruised to victory in the second half for the comfortable win. ...

  • Late defense preserves MHS boys’ win over Blue Jays Mhk jc02.phatch

    JUNCTION CITY — It certainly wasn’t pretty, but Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks didn’t seem to mind Friday night. In a low-possession game with both teams struggling offensively, the Indians got a strong defensive effort down the stretch, squeaking out a 35-32 win against rival Junction City ...












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