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  • St. Marys ends Rock Creek’s win streak

    Lethal outside shooting helped snap a 12-game winning streak as Rock Creek fell at home to St. Marys, 59-41. With the loss, the Mustangs (14-3, 6-2) move into a tie for first place in the Mid-East League with Silver Lake while the Bears (11-5, 5-3) now only trail by a ...

  • Inconsistency plagues Rock Creek girls in loss to St. Marys

    Offensive inconsistencies plagued the Rock Creek girls basketball team as they fell to St. Marys 51-34 Friday night. Defensive pressure from the Bears (9-7, 2-6) kept the Mustangs (3-14, 0-8) playing from behind for the entire night, leading to their fourth straight loss. “We couldn’t get the court from ...

  • Energized Indians beat Emporia, 63-44

    The paint on the Manhattan High School gym floor might have been one of the toughest places to be in the city on Friday night. “It wasn’t the prettiest game in the world, but Emporia plays that way,” Manhattan head coach Benji George said. “They like to ugly the ...

  • Carr finishes with 17 points as MHS girls down Emporia, 52-27

    Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knew his team was in for a battle on Tuesday. He got it, even if the score doesn’t reflect that. The Indians (14-1, 9-0 Centennial League) beat Emporia (11-5, 7-2 Centennial League), 52-27, on Friday night. “(Defense) really helped us in our win tonight,” ...

  • MHS’ Balman combines passions of singing and swimming Swimer

    Wyatt Balman is used to not breathing. The junior on the Manhattan swim and dive team can hold his breath for over two minutes, but it’s a skill he learned outside of the pool. Anyone who has gone to a Manhattan home swim meet has heard him sing the ...

  • KU AD confident in hoops program

    Associated Press LAWRENCE — Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger understands people may have questions about the legal issues surrounding the Jayhawks’ storied basketball program, an avalanche of off the- court news that in recent weeks has cast a shadow over Allen Fieldhouse. He also hopes people understand many of them cannot ...

  • Big 12 hands down sanctions against Baylor

    Irving, Texas – The Big 12 Conference Board of Directors voted unanimously to withhold one-quarter (25 percent) of future revenue distribution payments to Baylor University, pending the outcome of third-party verification review of required changes to Baylor’s athletics procedures and to institutional governance of its intercollegiate athletics programs, among other matters. “The ...

  • Wamego boys avoid second-half letdown against Chapman

    The Wamego boys basketball team led by as much as 27 but almost found itself in a dogfight as it beat Chapman 73-57. After a dominating first half, head coach Troy Hemphill felt the Red Raiders (14-2, 6-0) took their good play for granted as the Irish (7-8, 2-4) cut their ...

  • Wamego girls grab double-digit win

    There were highlights, lowlights and everything in between for the Wamego girls basketball team but the combination was enough to top NCKL foe Chapman, 55-40. The way the Red Raiders (6-9, 3-4) won over the Irish (5-10, 0-6) felt familiar to Wamego head coach head coach Kevin Kinderknecht. “Kind of ...

  • MHS beats Washburn Rural, 49-46, on McAtee’s buzzer-beater

    Kicking the ball out to Gigi McAtee was the secondary option for the last play of the game. But Manhattan’s senior point guard found the ball in her hands as the final seconds ticked off the clock in a tie game with Washburn Rural. She knew what to do. ...

  • MHS boys fall to Washburn Rural, 53-41

    In a battle for sole possession of first place in the Centennial League, the Manhattan boys basketball team never quite got going on offense. The Indians (10-4, 6-2 Centennial League) lost to Washburn Rural (10-4, 7-1 Centennial League), 53-41, at home on Tuesday. “I just chalk it up to the ...

  • MHS boys move up two spots, girls hold steady in KBCA poll

    The Manhattan boys basketball team is on the move again in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings. This time, the Indians moved up two spots to No. 6 in class 6A after their 75-65 win at Hayden on Friday. The girls team, which beat the Wildcats, 39-23, remained at No. 3. ...










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