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  • MHS boys basketball back in KBCA rankings

    Manhattan’s boys basketball team is back in the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association top 10 after beating Seaman, 62-44, on Thursday. The Indians check in at No. 8 in class 6A. After suffering its first loss of the season, the girls team fell one spot, to No. 3 in the class 6A rankings. ...

  • MHS bowling takes second, third at quad

    Weeks of improvement are starting to pay off for the Manhattan girls bowling team. The girls put together another second-place finish with a team score of 2,170 at its tournament against Washburn Rural, Hayden and Emporia on Monday at Little Apple Lanes. “(The girls) made a lot more spares today, a ...

  • KU’s Bragg faces drugrelated chages

    LAWRENCE — Kansas sophomore basketball player Carlton Bragg is charged in Lawrence municipal court with possession of drug paraphernalia. Court administrator Vicki Stanwix confirmed Monday that Bragg was given a notice to appear in court after police said they found two glass smoking devices with residue inside. The paraphernalia was found ...

  • MHS suffers first loss of season to Olathe South in McPherson championship

    Manhattan head girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall didn’t see it coming. No one ever does, really. The Indians (10-1, 5-0 Centennial League) dropped their first game of the season, falling, 50-38, to Olathe South (9-1) on Saturday in the championship game of the Mid America Classic in McPherson. “We’ ...

  • Riley County boys remain winless in league play after Wabaunsee loss

    Riley County hung around for a half but lost control down the stretch in its 63-36 home loss to Wabaunsee. The Falcons (2-10, 0-6) found themselves in somewhat decent shape at halftime, only down 14, but a 9-0 Chargers (9-3, 2-3) run out of the gate in the third quarter all ...

  • Offensive struggles hand Riley County girls first league loss to Wabaunsee

    Turnovers and slow starts were just some of the issues that plagued the Riley County girls Friday night as they lost their first league game of the season, falling 52-33 to Wabaunsee. It didn’t take long for the Falcons to find themselves in a hole as Wabaunsee capitalized on ...

  • Rock Creek boys basketball edges Wamego, 56-52

    Friday’s boys basketball game between Rock Creek and Wamego was closer than the distance between the two schools — and that’s saying something. The Mustangs (12-2) topped the Red Raiders (11-2), 56-52, in a battle between Kansas Basketball Coaches Association-ranked opponents. Rock Creek sits at No. 5 in the 4A ...

  • Vetter’s free throw pushes Rock Creek past Wamego

    Tabitha Vetter stood at the free throw line with 7.3 seconds left in a tie game. The Rock Creek freshman had just missed her first free throw, and she was nervous. Her coach, Adam Plummer, wasn’t. “I felt very comfortable with her shooting free throws,” he said. “I was surprised ...

  • MHS wrestling knocks off Basheor-Linwood in dual

    Some new faces got a chance for varsity bouts on Thursday as Manhattan took on Basheor-Linwood on the road. The Indians, who are No. 1 in class 6A, dispatched the No. 9 (4A) Bobcats, 48-27. Janio Cespedes (126) was called up to varsity and was pinned by Ty Judd in two minutes and 36 ...

  • MHS boys basketball rides big third quarter to win over Seaman

    The Manhattan High boys began the third quarter Thursday night the same way it did the first — forcing turnovers with a swarming press and turning them into easy buckets on the other end. The third frame, though, was far more fruitful for the Indians, as they outscored visiting Seaman, 21-7. ...

  • MHS girls basketball downs Wichita Southeast, 83-37, in McPherson

    It didn’t matter where the ball was coming from, it was most likely going in the net for the Manhattan girls basketball team on Thursday. The Indians (8-0, 4-0 Centennial League) dominated Wichita Southeast (2-9), 83-37, in the first round of the Mid America Classic in McPherson. Head coach ...

  • Wamego beats Council Grove, 54-38, despite inconsistent play

    Even though his team won in dominant fashion — 54-38 over Council Grove (8-4) to be exact — Wamego head boys basketball head coach Troy Hemphill saw room for improvement. “I thought it was our worst performance of the year,” he said. “I thought we made bad choices, couldn’t finish plays, ...










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