Sports

  • Hayden nips MHS boys

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s rally fell short in the fourth quarter, as Hayden held on for a 63-61 win Tuesday night. After trailing by 10 heading into the fourth quarter, Manhattan rallied almost all the way back in the fourth quarter, cutting the lead to two but not ...

  • MHS girls beat Hayden

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a 20-point lead to halftime and held on against Hayden’s multiple rally attempts to win 49-37 Tuesday night and stay undefeated in Centennial League play. With a showdown looming against fellow undefeated league opponent Seaman on Friday, the Indians held up their ...

  • A lot on the line for MHS vs. Hayden

    Three teams, one spot. That’s what the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team is dealing with in its final two games of the regular season. The top three seeds in the Junction City sub-state have separated from the pack, as have the bottom two. That leaves the Indians, Lawrence Free ...

  • Wamego girls still No. 1

    The Wamego girls’ basketball team continues to pull down the top spot in the Class 4A Division I state rankings, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. Riley County’s girls are No. 2 in 3A, while Valley Heights’ girls are No. 2 in 1A Division I. The Manhattan girls are No. 3 ...

  • MCC women win league tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to capture the Midwest Christian College Tournament in Moberly, Mo. MCC (24-4) defeated Faith Baptist, 73-37, on Friday — a game the Crusaders were leading by 26 at halftime. Four players scored in double figures for MCC, including ...

  • Blue Valley 3-on-3 basketball tournament

    The Blue Valley Business Professionals of America, athletic department and booster club will be hosting the 14th Annual Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15 at Blue Valley High School.  Games will start at 8 a.m.  There will be separate divisions for girls and boys — third through eighth ...

  • Manhattan Wildcats take first in MAYB tourney

    The Manhattan Wildcats sixth grade boys’ basketball team took first place in the Salina MAYB tournament this past weekend.  Manhattan defeated the McPherson Heat, 46-43 in the tournament championship.  The Wildcats defeated the Salina Spurs, 43-28, in the quarterfinals and the Cardinal Crew, 40-10, in the semifinals.  ...

  • MCC men win league tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the Midwest Christian College Conference (MCCC) Tournament title over the weekend in Moberly, Mo. MCC entered the tournament as the top seed and opened play in the semifinals on Friday against the No. 4 seed and host school, Central Christian College.  ...

  • Engle signs with MCC

    Riley County’s Brianna Engle signed a letter of intent last week to continue her volleyball career at Manhattan Christian College next fall. Engle, currently playing basketball for the state-ranked Falcons, will join a Crusader team that just completed one of the better seasons in school history. MCC went 32-7 ...

  • 11 area wrestlers make state tourney

    Around the Flint Hills, 11 wrestlers advanced to the state tournament on Saturday, with Rock Creek sending four, Riley County sending three and Wamego sending three. For Rock Creek at the Sabetha regional, a rough start on Friday meant the Mustangs advanced only one wrestler into the finals, senior Jesse Correll ...

  • Scots’ Darting interested in MHS job?

    TOPEKA — With basketball season still in full swing, Manhattan High athletic director Mike Marsh likely hasn’t begun seriously talking with any coaches about who will replace Tim Brooks as head coach of the boys’ basketball program. But when the time comes, it might be worth putting in a call ...

  • Indians’ rally falls short at Highland Park

    TOPEKA — More often than not, by the time the fourth quarter rolls around, Highland Park is on cruise control. Friday night against Manhattan, the Scots had to earn every bit of their 10-point victory after the Indians put together a furious rally in the fourth quarter that cut Highland Park’ ...










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