The Manhattan High swimming and diving team took to the pool for the final meet before Christmas break, and ended the semester on a high note, winning the five-team meet on Wednesday at the KSU Natatorium.
At Riley, the Falcons earned their second win of the season with a fourth-quarter rally against Clay Center after trailing most of the game.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders jumped all over Chapman in the first quarter, taking a 29-8 lead and leading by 33 heading into the fourth quarter.
HANOVER 38, BV-RANDOLPH 34 At Hanover, the Rams put together a solid effort against Hanover, trailing by four after the first quarter but outscoring the Wildcats 13-4 in the second quarter to take a 22-17 lead into the break.
At Wetmore, the Wildcats put together a comeback effort in the third quarter after trailing by 13 at halftime, but Wetmore was able to hold onto its seven-point lead heading into the final period.
At Riley, the Falcons took a four-point lead after the first quarter before blanking Clay Center in the second quarter to take an 18-6 halftime lead.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders took a 37-12 lead to halftime and never looked back, defeating Chapman handily while winning all four quarters against the Fighting Irish.
At Wetmore, the Wildcats were outscored in every quarter on the road against Wetmore, trailing by six at halftime and nine heading into the fourth quarter.
The Valley Heights boys’ and girls’ basketball teams each stayed undefeated with a sweep of Republic County on Tuesday night in Belleville.
Wamego girls No.
The Eisenhower eighth grade girls’ basketball team took fifth in the Centennial League tournament by beating Anthony in the consolation finals.
The Anthony Middle School seventh grade girls’ basketball team won the Centennial League title on Saturday.
The Flint Hills Christian junior and senior high teams were in action on Tuesday, playing Heritage and St.
At Hanover, the Rams played close, but from behind all night long against the Wildcats, spotting Hanover a six-point lead after the first quarter before keeping it close in the next three.
Manhattan High entered the final match of its dual with Abilene down one point with both teams vying for second place at the Manhattan Dual Tournament.
Two days, two games, two blowout wins.
Grant Guggisberg .
Manhattan native Brock Everett will appear on Dan Patrick’s cable television show on Monday.
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) named Manhattan Christian College’s junior outside hitter Kylie Rupe the 2013 AVCA NCCAA National Player of the Year.
One led his team on the football field, accounting for 34 touchdowns, while the other led his team from the sidelines, winning eight games and capturing another Centennial League.
A night full of turnovers made Manhattan’s matchup against Dodge City a blowout from the opening tip, as the Indians turned a 21-2 lead in the first quarter into a 55-37 win on the road Friday night.
It took an entire half of basketball to figure it out, but once they did, the Indians finished their game against Dodge City strong, outscoring the Red Demons by 16 in the second half to turn a close game at halftime into a blowout in the 49-30 win.
Grant Guggisberg .
For Manhattan High athletic director Mike Marsh, finding non-league basketball games can be a chore.
The Eisehower and Anthony Middle School eighth grade girls’ teams faced off on Tuesday, with Anthony winning the A team game 32-31.
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