The Smith Center Lady Red took charge in the fourth quarter and outscored Jefferson County North by five points to beat the Chargers 63-55 and win the 2A girls title at Bramlage Coliseum.
SALINA — In the end, it was fitting that Rikki Alderson and Lakyn Rowden were the last two Red Raiders to score in Saturday’s state championship win.
The Sterling Black Bears ended the first half strong and started the second half the same way in its 57-35 victory over Moundridge.
A strong first half kept the Wildcats afloat in their 71-68 win over Ness City.
A last-second layup by Republic County’s Trevor Allen tied the game at the final buzzer and sent the game into overtime where the Buffaloes outlasted the Meade Buffaloes 64-53 to claim the Class 2a state championship Saturday night at Bramlage Coliseum.
ALINA — Wamego’s Lakyn Rowden has a knack for finding open shots.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team fell short in its upset bid against top-seeded Ohio Christian University, 94-75, on Thursday.
Manhattan Christian College Women advanced past the opening round of the national tournament Thursday by defeating Arlington Baptist 86-56.
Lady Raiders win semifinal game at state tournament Friday and will play for state title Saturday at 4.
SALINA — You could call it first-game jitters.
Jefferson County North opened the first round of the Class 2A girls state tournament in dominating fashion Thursday afternoon, cruising past No.
The top-seeded Meade Buffaloes stayed undefeated Wednesday when they took out No.
HUTCHINSON — After his team lost to Garden Plain in the Class 3A state tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday, Riley County head coach Harold Oliver wasn’t sure how many 3-pointers the Owls knocked down in the 57-34 win over his team.
Former Manhattan High standout Jackie Carmichael was named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s first team on Tuesday.
After a grueling week of sub-state games, only two teams from the Manhattan area remain to play for a state championship.
Frank Alonso knows his team’s have talent.
RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball held off a strong second-half surge from Silver Lake to defeat the Eagles 52-41 on Saturday night for a trip to the Class 3A state tournament in Hutchinson next week.
TOPEKA — Wamego coach Jim Page was ready for his Red Raider girls’ team to show a mean streak.
TOPEKA — Facing undefeated Highland Park, Wamego boys’ coach Troy Hemphill knew his team could ill afford to play sloppy in the opening quarter of Saturday’s sub-state final at Hayden High School in Topeka.
DERBY — Regardless of score or opponent, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team wasn’t going to quit.
WICHITA — Like any sport, bowling doesn’t provide the opportunity for many moral victories.
WICHITA — For a half, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team was able to hang in against a tough Wichita Heights team in Saturday’s sub-state final.
At Centralia, the Hanover Wildcats (14-6) used a strong third quarter to build a lead nine-point lead heading into the fourth quarter against Valley Heights (14-8) in the semifinals of the Centralia sub-state on Friday.
After last year’s state tournament appearance, the goal for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team this entire season was to get back and do more when it got there.
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