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  • Indians end season with 63-60 OT loss Mhs bb topeka1.phatch

    While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse. Facing Topeka High in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home in overtime, 63-60, to end ...

  • Rock boys roll past Rossville

    SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick. The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team can beat you in a variety of ways. Thursday night’s sub-state semifinal against Rossville was no different, as the No. 1-seed Mustangs routed the No. 4-seed Bulldogs for the third time this season with a 56-21 ...

  • Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state game. Early, Linn used a variety of screens ...

  • MHS boys fall to Trojans in OT

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home to Topeka High in overtime Thursday night in the sub-state semifinals, 63-60. Manhattan had the chance to tie in the final seconds, but two costly turnovers in the final seconds sealed the loss. The Indians outscored the Trojans 15-11 ...

  • MHS girls thump Southeast, 68-11, to open sub-state Mhs5.phatch

    There are times during the season where a blowout win is fairly useless. It still counts as a ‘W’ in the standings, but in terms of player development and actually impacting the season in a good way, the positives are few and far between. Manhattan’s 68-11 drubbing of Wichita ...

  • MHS girls rout W. Southeast

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced through to the sub-state finals with a 68-11 drubbing of Wichita Southeast at home Wednesday night. The Indians led 20-0 after the first quarter and didn’t allow a Southeast basket until the 2:56 mark of the second quarter. They led 37-2 at the ...

  • MHS girls to open against Wichita SE

    Earning the top seed in sub-state has it perks. In the case of the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team, it means a matchup with lowly Wichita Southeast on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Manhattan. The Golden Buffaloes have just two wins on the year, a season sweep of fellow Wichita ...

  • Riley County boys upset Wabaunsee, 52-49

    ALMA — With a young team that has dealt with a rash of injuries and humbling losses, first-year Riley County head boy’s basketball coach Steve Fritz left the court with a smile on his face after upsetting the Wabaunsee Chargers on the road, 52-49, in Monday’s Class 3A sub-state ...

  • Rock Creek shuts down St. Marys

    FLUSH — Head coach Jim Johnston’s Rock Creek boys’ basketball team used staunch defense to take care of an undermanned St. Marys squad, dispatching the Bears 57-20 in their opening-round sub-state matchup Monday night. “We’ve been really working on defense since the end of January,” Johnston said. “We weren’ ...

  • Centralia tops Frankfort, 47-40

    At Blue Rapids, the Frankfort boys’ basketball season came to an end Monday night with a 57-40 loss to Centralia in the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state quarterfinals at Valley Heights. The Wildcats trailed by nine at halftime and played an even third quarter before the Panthers pulled away in the ...

  • Manhattan senior signs with Reivers

    Rebeckah Weddle, a homeschool senior from Manhattan, recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Reivers’ Head Coach Alicia Williams announced the signing at a ceremony attended by several coaches, friends and family at the Weddles’ home in Manhattan. ...

  • MHS girls’ bowling makes state

    Last season, it was the Manhattan boys’ team qualifying for the state bowling tournament in Wichita. This year, it’s the girls’ turn. The Manhattan girls’ bowling team finished second at the Washburn Rural regional in Topeka on Friday, qualifying the team to compete at the state tournament on Thursday ...










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