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.
At Topeka Hayden, the Red Raiders (18-4) managed to advance past upset-minded Royal Valley (10-12) on Thursday, 51-35, earning a game against Highland Park on Saturday in the Hayden sub-state championship game.
Riley County boys’ basketball coach Kelly Hammel is retiring as both teacher and coach at the end of the current school year.
Not surprisingly, Manhattan High’s Winston Dimel has received a scholarship offer from Kansas State to play football.
Outscoring Derby in every quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team cruised past the Panthers in the sub-state semifinals Thursday night at MHS, 53-35, earning a game against Wichita Heights for a shot at the state tournament.
Chris Hudgins insists he and his teammates don’t work much on a play they call “home run.
WAMEGO — The Wamego girls basketball team crushed visiting Highland Park 69-29 Wednesday night, advancing the Red Raiders to the Class 4A sub-state semifinals.
WAMEGO — The Wamego boys basketball team turned a comfortable lead into a dominating one in the second half and stomped visiting Jefferson West 70-35 Wednesday night.
At Hayden, Royal Valley came back from a five-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to stun the Rock Creek boys, 55-51.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team needed overtime to do it, but avenged a January loss to Washburn Rural and earned a trip to the sub-state final against top-seeded Derby with a 45-42 win Wednesday night at MHS.
It’s been nearly three months since the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened the regular season with a trip to Derby.
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