Sports

  • MHS boys swim and dive takes second in home opener

    The Manhattan boys swim and dive team saved the best for last on Wednesday. Only two hundredths of a second separated the first-place 400 freestlyle relay of Xander Say, Wyatt Baulman, Trey Hafen and Preston Harrison from second. The Indians put together a solid day in their first home meet, coming ...

  • USD 383 board votes to keep Indian, study options Boe

    Without a detailed plan and with possible funding cuts on the horizon, Dave Colburn said he could not support changing Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot. But Colburn said he could not support the status quo either. “Status quo means we went through all of this argument and effort for ...

  • CHIEF goes 1-2 at Omaha tourney

    The boys basketball team for Manhattan CHIEF (Christian Homes In Educational Fellowship), won one game and lost two Dec. 2-3 at the Omaha Roadrunners Holiday Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. In the opening round, CHIEF fell 64-60 in a back-andforth battle with a team from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Patrick Schrader was ...

  • Nordberg powers Wamego boys basketball past Riley County

    To say Wamego had a size advantage Tuesday night against Riley County would be a grave understatement. The Red Raiders did, but their sheer size and length all across the roster stretched the Falcons out and buried them around the basket. When they missed a few bunnies underneath, the solution ...

  • Riley County girls basketball completes comeback against Wamego

    The second Gwendolyn Schwein’s 15-footer hit the bottom of the net Tuesday night, it seemed over to the roaring Wamego gym, to Wamego head coach Kevin Kinderknecht, to the Wamego guard herself. Only 20 seconds remained, and Schwein just put her team ahead 45-44. But it wasn’t over to ...

  • Mascot first agenda item

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider removing or keeping the Manhattan High School Indian mascot during its meeting on Wednesday. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. The mascot is the first item of business on the board’s agenda. Typically the board does not ...

  • MHS girls basketball moves up, boys move down in latest poll

    Both Manhattan basketball teams moved in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings, which were released on Monday. The girls basketball team moved up one spot to No. 6 in the 6A rankings, while the boys dropped two spots from No. 3 to No. 5. The girls team won the Hays Shootout with ...

  • Berry’s picks carry Chiefs to 29-28 win

    ATLANTA — What a homecoming for Eric Berry. A pick-6, a pick two and a victory he’ll never forget. After Atlanta grabbed the lead with less than 5 minutes to go, Berry intercepted a 2-point conversion pass by Matt Ryan and returned it 99 yards to give Kansas City an improbable 29-28 ...

  • Mascot’s fate rests with 7 on board

    After almost a year of hearing opinions on the use of Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot, the seven Manhattan- Ogden board members will be tasked with making a decision on its future. The board held a five-and a- half hour public forum Wednesday to hear arguments from both sides ...

  • MCC to add men’s, women’s tennis

    Manhattan Christian College athletic director Shawn Condra announced the addition of men’s and women’s tennis in 2017-18. Todd Courbot will be the head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis programs. Courbot was a four-year varsity letterman at Pratt with 127 career wins and a single-season school ...

  • Valley Heights beats Riley County

    If you left after the first quarter of Riley County’s game against Valley Heights, you probably wouldn’t have envisioned the end result. Valley Heights beat Riley County, 53-40, after a game that was tightly contested for much of the first half. “We have to do a better job ...

  • OU tops Oklahoma St. to win Big 12

    NORMAN, Okla. — With his best receiver sidelined, Baker Mayfield still boosted his Heisman Trophy resume. Mayfield passed for 288 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 7 Oklahoma defeated No. 11 Oklahoma State 38-20 on Saturday in a matchup that decided the Big 12 champion and likely guaranteed the Sooners a trip to the Sugar ...










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