Sports

  • Falcons split with Abilene

    The Riley County Falcons softball team hosted the Abilene Cowgirls on Thursday night in Riley, winning the first game 9-6 and dropping the second 8-4. In the bottom of the sixth in Game 1, down one run, with the bases loaded, Alyssa Kulp hit a grand slam to put the Falcons ...

  • Wamego wins Rock Creek invitational

    Wamego wins Rock Creek invited The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the Rock Creek Invitational on Thursday in Flush. The girls’ team scored 109 points to beat out Clay Center at 82. Riley County was fourth with 76 and Rock Creek took fifth at 65. Frankfort was 11th with 11 points. The Wamego ...

  • Indians win home swimming invite Emmabartlett500ydfreestyle.phatch

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team has reached the portion of its season where the volume of its workouts continues to rise and athletes must battle through fatigue both in practice and on race days. But exhaustion didn’t stop the Indians from winning comfortably at the KSU Natatorium ...

  • Midwest Stix wins three divisions

    The Midwest Stix baseball teams all went undefeated last weekend. At the Hays HBA NBC kids’ baseball tournament, the 14-and-under and 13-and-under teams each won their respective divisions. On Saturday, the U14 team beat the Hays Stampede,9-1, and the Hutchinson Yellowjackets, 8-2. The U13 team beat Junction City Brigade, 10 ...

  • Rock Creek softball splits with Clay Center

    The Rock Creek softball team split with Clay Center on Tuesday, winning the first game 8-3 and losing the second 5-1 on the road. Behind the pitching of Blair Campbell, Rock Creek put up four runs in the top of the first and two more in the third to go ...

  • Rock Creek baseball sweeps Chapman

    The Rock Creek baseball team won a pair of games against Chapman on Tuesday to move to 5-3 on the season. The Mustangs defeated the Fighting Irish 18-0 in the first game and won 29-1 in the second game. ...

  • MHS softball drops two at Rossville

    In one of the team’s few non-league contests of the year, the Manhattan High softball team traveled to Rossville Tuesday afternoon, but were swept in a doubleheader, 1-0 and 7-3. In the first game, Rossville got the only run it would need in the first inning with three singles ...

  • Falcons’ Vargo sisters sign at Washburn

    Riley County seniors Madison and Makayla Vargo have been playing basketball together as long as they can remember. Now, after officially signing to play on Wednesday morning to play basketball at Washburn, the twins are set to spend another four years together on the hardwood. While both sisters are happy ...

  • Manhattan goes 11-1 to dominate home tennis quad Camdenadams.phatch

    Any time you can win 11 matches in a quadrangular tennis meet, it’s a good day. Hosting Marysville, Highland Park and Junction City at City Park on Tuesday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team did just that, going 11-1 on the day while putting together several dominant performances to ...

  • MHS soccer wins at Emporia, 6-0

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team got a win over the Emporia Spartans behind a big offensive night from Kelsey Schroll Tuesday. Schroll scored three goals in the game, all in the second half, to lead the Indians to a 6-0 win over the Spartans. “I think she’s starting ...

  • MHS names George new boys coach

    After co-leading the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team for half of last season following the resignation of Tim Brooks, Benji George was named head coach of the Indians Monday afternoon. A statement announcing the hiring was posted to the USD 383 website on Monday. Athletic director Mike Marsh confirmed the move, ...

  • MHS tabs George as boys’ basketball coach

    After co-leading the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team for half of last season following the resignation of Tim Brooks, Benji George was named head coach of the Indians Monday afternoon. A statement announcing the hiring was posted to the USD 383 website on Monday. Athletic director Mike Marsh confirmed the move, ...










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