The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games last weekend at the Cookson Hills Classic in Oklahoma.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats got their first win of the season with a 42-39 win over the Wabaunsee Chargers Friday night, riding a nine-point halftime lead to a victory, despite struggles from the free-throw line.
WAMEGO — Paced by junior Lanie Page, the Wamego Red Raiders girls’ basketball team overwhelmed the Rock Creek Mustangs for a 47-18, victory on Friday night.
WAMEGO — Packed to the brim, Wamego and Rock Creek fans squeezed into the gym at Wamego High School expecting a shootout, and that’s exactly what they got.
Curry Sexton and Cody Whitehair are two key players on the K-State football team. They played football together at Abilene High School.
This weekend’s trip to Grand Island, Neb.
BLUE RAPIDS — For the first time all season, the undefeated Valley Heights boys’ basketball team was tested.
BLUE RAPIDS — TheValley Heights girls blitzed the visiting Doniphan West Mustangs from beginning to end for a 64-42 victory on Friday night to stay undefeated.
At Clay Center, the Red Raiders took a nine-point lead after the first quarter and didn’t look back on the road against the Tigers, leading by 11 at halftime and 12 after the third quarter to pick up an easy 46-27 victory.
At Troy, the Rams trailed by just three at halftime, but were outscored 13-1 in the third quarter to put the game away.
At Alma, the Mustangs trailed by nine at halftime before playing mostly even in the second half against Wabaunsee.
At Clay Center, the Red Raiders took a 19-7 lead after the first quarter and cruised the rest of the way, taking a 32-point lead into the fourth quarter.
At Troy, the Rams put together a furious fourth-quarter rally, outscoring Troy 24-13, but couldn’t quite finish it off.
At Alma, the Mustangs took a 20-6 lead after the first quarter and led 38-18 at halftime before leading by 40 heading into the fourth quarter.
FRANKFORT — A solid start, a late third quarter run and a game-high 16 points from Frankfort guard Lucas Adams weren’t enough to overcome two scoring droughts of more than 5 minutes as the Wildcats’ upset bid against the Baileyville B&B Falcons fell short, 36-29.
You don’t have to be a basketball expert to know that converting 70 percent of your shots over the course of an entire game leads to good results.
Manhattan High girls’ basketball senior Darby Price has been good this year for the Indians, but through three games, had yet to have a complete game.
Manhattan had two goals for the first portion of the season, which ended with Friday night’s 66-35 win over Emporia.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season to beat the Emporia Spartans 66-40 in a game that was never close.
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.
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