Facing its third straight ranked opponent Friday night, the Wamego boys’ basketball team managed to avoid a three-game losing streak by knocking off Class 3A’s top-ranked team in Osage City in a 67-61 win.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the first quarter and stayed comfortably ahead of Topeka West the rest of the way in a 68-41 win over the Chargers Friday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against the outmatched Topeka West Chargers Friday night, winning 62-37.
With almost a week between games for both of Manhattan High’s basketball teams, the Centennial League grind picks back up for the Tribe on the road tonight at Topeka West.
Both of Manhattan High’s bowling teams took second place at a triangular meet in Junction City on Thursday.
Three Manhattan High athletes will make their way out west to continue their football careers at Dodge City Community College next year.
The parents of a Manhattan High student told Manhattan-Ogden school board members that an MHS swim team policy is unfair to athletes who compete year round.
As one half of a two-man senior class for the Manhattan High wrestling team, Blake Wewer has had to help lead his team from the sideline most of this season.
At Randolph, Blue Valley hung around for three quarters against Valley Heights, but couldn’t seal the deal in a 61-42 loss to the Mustangs Tuesday night.
At Centralia, Rock Creek played close with the Panthers for two quarters, going to halftime down by one point, but couldn’t come up with the win in the second half.
At Marysville, Riley County needed overtime to a back-and-forth game against the Bulldogs, outscoring its host 7-5 in the extra period to come away with the win.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders fell behind early in a 17-point loss to Abilene Tuesday, trailing 13-4 after the first quarter and facing a 16-point deficit at halftime.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a four-point lead to halftime and held on to win a nailbiter against Troy Tuesday night.
At Randolph, Valley Heights made quick work of the Rams, leading by 27 points at halftime and 40 heading into the fourth quarter.
At Centralia, Rock Creek won every quarter and held Centralia to just 11 second-half points in a rout of the Panthers.
At Marysville, Riley County trailed by one heading into the second quarter and faced a nine-point halftime deficit before being outscored 18-6 in the third quarter to spot Marysville a big lead in a road loss Tuesday.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders trailed by three at halftime but Abilene rebuilt its lead in the third quarter, taking an eight-point advantage into the fourth quarter and holding off the Red Raiders in a key NCKL game Tuesday.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats fell behind by eight in the first quarter and trailed by seven at halftime, but couldn’t cut into the Troy lead in the second half as the Trojans outscored Frankfort in both quarters to win comfortably.
The Manhattan High bowling teams each finished in fourth place in an abbreviated quadrangular meet at Little Apple Lanes on Monday afternoon.
Damage to the KSU Natatorium has created a unique set of circumstances for the Manhattan High boys’ swim team, which practices and competes in the building on a daily basis.
MCPHERSON — Even though his team ended the weekend with a pair of losses and finished in fourth place at the Mid-America Classic, Manhattan High girls’ coach Scott Mall knows how valuable the experience was for his young team.
The gym at Wamego High School was packed to the brim in preparation for the renewal of the rivalry with Rock Creek on Friday. Unfortunately for the Red Raider faithful, it would not be their day.
For the second game in a row, the Mustangs managed to find a way to close out a tight game, rallying for a 37-31 comeback win over Wamego Friday night.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball stayed undefeated in Centennial League play with a 54-35 win over Emporia Saturday night on the road.
At Riley, the Riley County boys used a big fourth quarter to score a win at home on Friday, beating Wabaunsee 57-50.
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