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  • 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 ...

  • MHS boys lose in championship of Hays Shootout, girls win

    Hays’ Shane Breens grabbed his own rebound and put the shot back. It looped behind the backboard to seal Hays’ 51-49 win over Manhattan in the championship game of the Hays Shootout. Manhattan (2-1) head coach Benji George said that’s an illegal basket. Problem is, the referees didn’t ...

  • MHS wrestling takes third at 16-team tournament

    Manhattan wrestling had a first in its second appearance this season. The Indians took third place with a team score of 157.5 at the Gardner Edgerton Invitational on Saturday, the highest they’ve ever placed. “For us to get third at a 16-team major tournament … gosh, I’m pumped up, I’ ...

  • Riley County boys basketball falls to Valley Heights in season opener

    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 ...

  • Indians beat Hays to head to championship

    The Indians shook off another slow start to move past Hays, 67-34, on Friday night. Head coach Scott Mall was pleased with how his team played defensively. “(We) got ignited late in the first quarter,” Mall said. “A lot of it was defensively. We got aggressive on the defensive end.” ...

  • MHS boys basketball beats Garden City with strong defense

    The Manhattan boys basketball team took another step Friday night, beating Garden City, 60-42, in the second game of the Hays Shootout. The Indians move to 2-0 on the season. Head coach Benji George was pleased with the Manhattan’s defense against a potent offense like Garden City’s. The ...

  • MHS wrestling falls to Washburn Rural in season opner

    Manhattan head wrestling coach Robert Gonzales isn’t making any excuses for his team. Manhattan had to forfeit in the 220-pound weight class and fell to Washburn Rural, 36-35. “We won seven of 14 bouts against a good Washburn Rural wrestling team,” Gonzales said. “We needed some bonus points and lost ...

  • MHS girls basketball overcomes slow start to win season opener

    It took about a quarter, but the Manhattan girls basketball team’s defense shut down Great Bend, and the Indians won, 62-38, in the opening game of the Hays Shoot Out. The score was locked at 14 at the end of the first frame, but head coach Scott Mall said offensive ...

  • MHS boys basketball wins season opener against Great Bend

    The first game of the season is bound to cause some jitters, but the Manhattan boys basketball team overcame that to beat Great Bend, 65-50, in the opening game of the Hays Shoot Out on Thursday. “The first game is hard,” head coach Benji George said. “I thought they handled ...










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