JUNCTION CITY — If there was any doubt about the intensity of the rivalry between Junction City and Manhattan, Friday night’s 34-33 win by the Blue Jays put it to rest.
After both teams finished 10th at state cross country last season, the Manhattan High boys’ and girls’ teams set out to improve this year.
In the 4A race, the Wamego boys’ team capped its season with a team championship on its home course.
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On a cold, blustery night at Anneberg Park, Manhattan High’s soccer team was forced to experience a wide range of emotions in the final minutes of its season.
At Topeka, Wamego saw its season come to an end on Thursday night in a 48-28 loss at Hayden.
At Oskaloosa, the Valley Heights Mustangs put up 20 points in the first quarter, and added another 20 in the second en route to a 46-8 win in their season finale at Oskaloosa.
At Hanover, with a 36-point first half, the Hanover Wildcats rolled over Frankfort Thursday night, 58-12.
At Randolph, Baileyville B&B showed why it’s ranked No.
This year’s annual game between Junction City and Manhattan High, as if often does, has much more on the line than just the Silver Trophy.
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