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  • Riley County prepares for undefeated Hugoton

    Even though many players on the Riley County girls basketball team have grown up around state-tournament teams, only one Falcon — senior Bethany Crubel — has ever played at state. Riley County will make its 13th state tournament appearance and first since 2014 on Wednesday. The No. 8-seed Falcons (15-8) will take on ...

  • MHS girls punch ticket to state

    The stakes keep getting higher for the Manhattan girls basketball team, but the result has been largely the same for the Indians. Manhattan (21-1, 13-0 Centennial League) beat Lawrence Free State (17-5), 62-43, in the sub-state final. “Our girls really came out to play,” head coach Scott Mall said. “They ...

  • MHS’ Martinie signs with Texas A&M Corpus Christi

    Karmen Martinie has never been to the beach. Now, she’s going to play college soccer near one. The Manhattan High School center back signed her letter of intent to play soccer at Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Friday. She is the first Manhattan athlete to play a ...

  • MHS beats Washburn Rural, 47-45, to advance to the state tourney Mhsbb1

    Trevor Hudgins couldn’t stop smiling. The senior point guard clutched the Kansas-shaped plaque, still grinning minutes after he hit two of the free throws that punched Manhattan’s ticket to the state tournament for the first time since 2008. The Indians beat Washburn Rural, 47-45, in the sub-state championship game ...

  • MHS girls trounce Wichita Southeast, 73-36, to reach sub-state final

    Manhattan head girls basketball coach Scott Mall wondered how his team play against Wichita Southeast, especially at first. The Indians had already beaten the Golden Buffaloes once, 83-37, in the first round of the McPherson Invitational Tournament. Turns out he didn’t need to worry. Manhattan (20-1, 13-0 Centennial League) ...

  • MHS boys push past Junction City, 52-22, to reach sub-state final

    History repeated itself for the Manhattan boys basketball team in the first round of sub-state play on Wednesday. The Indians took down Junction City, 52-22, beating the Blue Jays for the third time this season. Manhattan previously beat Junction City, 61-31, on Feb. 21 and 57-30 on Dec. 16. Manhattan got off ...

  • Four Wildcats to attend US National Team tryout

    Kansas State volleyball’s Brynn Carlson, Sarah Dixon, Elle Sandbothe and Alyssa Schultejans will participate in the annual U.S. Women’s National Team Open Tryout from Friday-Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The quartet of Wildcats are among 245 athletes from 82 colleges and 10 high ...

  • MCC men’s hoops win regional title

    Moore, Okla — The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the NCCAA Southwest Region Championship by defeating Randall University, the top seed in the region and the No. 1 team in the country, 104-103. This was the third meeting of the year between these two teams, and the Saints had ...

  • Rock Creek’s Weers leads as lone girls basketball senior Mhswrestle171

    It’s lonely at the top. Jayden Weers experiences that acutely as the only senior member of the Rock Creek girls basketball team. “Sometimes it’s hard to be the only senior because of the leadership, and I’m the only one,” she said. But she isn’t always alone ...

  • MHS bowling takes 4th, 8th at regional

    Two Manhattan High girls bowlers’ seasons will continue. Alex Newell and Zoe Johnson qualified for the state bowling tournament after finishing fourth and ninth overall at the regional tournament on Friday. Newell bowled a 611 after a strong third game where she recorded a 256, and Johnson bowled a 555. Manhattan was just ...

  • MHS wrestling wins state title

    At last year’s 6A state wrestling tournament, Manhattan set a goal: win the title. The Indians reached their goal on Saturday, taking their first state crown since 2012 with a team score of 170. “No matter what we did from that day a year ago … we all had a goal, and ...

  • MHS girls cap off undefeated league slate with win over Shawnee Heights

    Manhattan girls basketball reached one of its preseason goals Friday night. Manhattan (19-1, 13-0 Centennial League) beat Shawnee Heights (8-12, 4-10 Centennial League), 65-30, capping off league play undefeated and winning the Centennial League. “It was a great job by our girls,” head coach Scott Mall said. “They worked hard ...










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