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  • 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, ...

  • Wamego girls basketball falls to Council Grove, 48-31, despite strong first half

    The Wamego girls basketball game against Council Grove was similar to the team’s entire season to head coach Kevin Kinderknecht — up and down. “At times, we played pretty well, and at times, we just didn’t,” he said. “We just need to learn how to be more consistent. Like ...

  • MHS boys basketball drops out of rankings, girls stay at No. 2

    After one week in the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association top 10, the Manhattan boys basketball team fell out of the class 6A rankings in the latest poll, which is released every Monday. The Indians fell to McPherson in the championship game of the McPherson Invitational Tournament, 66-56, on Saturday. The Manhattan ...

  • MHS girls finish second, boys fourth in bowling home opener

    After some home-opener jitters cleared, Manhattan’s bowling team got down to business at Little Apple Lanes on Monday. “Overall, they picked it up quite a bit,” head coach Robert Regan said. “I was impressed with the girls. After that first game, they performed well as a team, and they ...

  • MHS wrestling takes third place at 20-team tournament

    Every wrestler scored points over the weekend, and the Manhattan took third place out of 20 teams at the Ram Duals in Owasso, Oklahoma. Jalin Harper and Zephry Killham went undefeated in their bouts, and Harper was named most outstanding wrestler for the upper weights. Eldon Picou (285), Mason Wallace (145), Bubba Wilson (132) ...










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