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  • Indians, Scots square off Tuesday

    Two years ago, Manhattan traveled to Topeka to face a talented Highland Park team that threatened to challenge the Indians run to a Centennial League title. But that Scots team, as talented as it was, couldn’t keep up with the offensive and defensive prowess of the Indians in a 64 ...

  • Wamego girls edge Marysville in 2OT

    WAMEGO — A 3-pointer from the corner of the court from 6-foot-2 sophomore Kaylee Page kept Wamego alive at the end of regulation and clutch free throws by 5-3 freshman Allison Seufert sealed the outcome for the Red Raiders in extra minutes. Wamego held on to defeat Marysville 59-54 in double ...

  • Big fourth quarter keys Red Raiders’ 46-33 win

    WAMEGO — Wamego used a crushing fourth quarter to take out Marysville 46-33 Friday night at home. The victory is an important one for the Red Raiders, who, despite going into the contest with a 1-5 record, are now even in conference play at 2-2. “We really needed this win,” Wamego ...

  • Rock Creek, Riley win big in sweeps

    At Flush, with a big second quarter, the Rock Creek Mustangs took control and beat Wabaunsee 67-39 on Friday. The first quarter was tight as the Mustangs played to a 15-12 lead over the Chargers. But in the second quarter, Rock Creek went on a run and outscored the Chargers 20 ...

  • MHS wrestling finishes fifth at Newton TOC

    The Manhattan wrestling team had a respectable showing over the weekend at Newton’s 49th Annual Tournament of Champions with a fifth-place finish among 25 of the region’s top schools. Tulsa (Okla.) Union High School won the tournament with 190 points, while Ark City was second with 176 points. Lawrence finished third ...

  • Pelger named All-American by Volleyball Magazine

    The accolades for Kansas State middle blocker Kaitlynn Pelger continue to add up with the sophomore being named an All-American by Volleyball Magazine. Pelger was named a third team All-American by the publication, joining five other players from Big 12 schools on the list. Pelger led the Wildcats with 500 kills this ...

  • EMS tops Wamego, Junction City

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade boys’ basketball team won games at Wamego and Junction City this week. On Tuesday, the team beat Wamego 36-22 behind 12 points from Arvionte Nichols and nine points from Kirkland Lambert. Brandon Religa scored seven points. The B team won 33-13 with nine points from ...

  • Indians handle Junction City, 53-23

    Any worries Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall might have had about a Junction City upset were eliminated with the second and third quarters the Indians put together on Friday night in a 53-23 win over the Blue Jays. Leading 10-9 in the second quarter, the Indians scored 10 straight ...

  • MHS boys beat Blue Jays, 51-45

    For the second straight game, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team was nearly impossible to solve on defense. But this time around, it got its offense going too in a 51-45 win over Junction City on Friday in Manhattan. Although, early on the game, it seemed like it might be ...

  • Offense key for Indians vs. Blue Jays

    This season just hasn’t quite gone Junction City’s way. The Blue Jays are 2-6 this season, with both close losses and blowout losses, but it’s a win last week that has Manhattan High coach Tim Brooks thinking. Junction City defeated Topeka West 66-61 last Friday to earn ...

  • Practice pays off, as MHS swims to second place

    Going into the winter break, Manhattan High swimming coach Jerry Carpenter said practice over break would be big as the team looks to improve for the month of January. Practice appeared to pay dividends on Wednesday as the Indians opened the month up with a second-place finish at the Kansas ...

  • MHS girls search for 7-0 start to season

    When Manhattan High and Junction City met up to end the month of January, the Indians used a dominant post attack of 29 points between Mari Jo Massanet and Darby Price to win 54-32. Junction City is 0-8 now as it enters Manhattan on Friday to face an undefeated Indians team ...










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