Sports

  • MHS girls hang on to win Mac tourney

    MCPHERSON — After two blowout wins in the Mid-America Classic this week, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team finally got a tough game Saturday night. In what ended up being a true road game in the championship game of the 19th annual Mid-America Classic, the Indians were tested all night by ...

  • Indians come back to beat Emporia, 64-52

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team used a 10-0 run in the third quarter to come from behind and defeat Emporia, 64-52, on the road on Saturday night. The Indians (8-4) got off to a slow start against the Spartans, who are winless in Centennial League play, but made a ...

  • Valley Heights boys beat Frankfort

    At Blue Rapids, the Valley Heights boy’s basketball took the lead in the Twin Valley League standings on Friday with a 44-38 win over Frankfort. The Mustangs moved to 7-1 with the win, while Hanover didn’t play due to weather and remained at 6-1. Centralia lost in overtime ...

  • Rock Creek 57, St. Marys 31

    At Flush, Rock Creek got out to a good start on Friday, leading to a 57-31 win over St. Marys. The Mustangs (11-2) led 16-4 after the first quarter, and pushed their lead to 33-16 by halftime. Rock Creek outscored the Bears (1-10) 18-8 in the third quarter, and St. ...

  • Valley Heights 59, Frankfort 29

    At Blue Rapids, Sidney Blackburn scored 30 points as Valley Heights pounded Frankfort, 59-29, on Friday. Blackburn scored 19 points in just the first half, and went on to make 14 shots from the field as Valley Heights put in a dominant performance. Blackburn posted nine points in the first quarter as the ...

  • Wabaunsee too much for Falcons, 58-49 Rc2.phatch

    RILEY — Some hot shooting by the Wabaunsee Chargers helped put an end to Riley County’s two-game winning streak as the Falcons lost at home, 58-49, on Friday night to their Mid-East League foe. The Falcons (4-8, 1-5 MEL) got 12 points from junior Trace Nelson and senior Tyler Jordan chipped ...

  • MHS girls win Mid-America Classic

    MCPHERSON — In a hard-fought game, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won the 19th annual Mid-America Classic with a 44-37 win over the host McPherson Bullpups Saturday night. Manhattan got a pair of big 3s from Caroline Ballard to keep the Bullpups at bay, with Darby Price hitting four key ...

  • MHS girls rout SM South in semifinals

    A day after routing Hays in the opening round of the Mid-America Classic in McPherson, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to Saturday’s tournament championship with a 66-35 win over Shawnee Mission South. The Indians led 39-16 at halftime and 52-26 heading into the fourth quarter in its ...

  • MHS suspends boys’ basketball coach Brooks.phatch

    When the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team takes the court at Emporia Saturday night, it will do so without head coach Tim Brooks. Brooks confirmed Friday morning that he has been suspended pending the results of an internal investigation, with an update to his status coming as soon as Tuesday. ...

  • MHS girls rout Hays to open Classic

    MCPHERSON — With no regular contributors standing taller than 5-foot-11, it’s not every night the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a size advantage over its opponent. In Thursday afternoon’s opener at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic, Manhattan used a strong rebounding edge to defeat Hays, 60-24, in a game ...

  • MHS bowlers take first at Junction City

    The Manhattan High bowling teams went 2 for 2 on Thursday in Junction City, capturing a pair of first-place finishes at the Blue Jays’ triangular. The girls’ team rolled a season-high team score of 2,310 to defeat Junction City, which had a 2,084 in what turned out to be a dual as Salina Sacred ...

  • Rock Creek beats Jackson Heights

    In the consolation semifinals of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek used a strong third quarter to wipe out a three-point halftime deficit and defeat Jackson Heights, 38-35, on Thursday. The Mustangs led 34-28 going into the fourth quarter, where they held on for the close win. Rock ...










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