At Valley Falls, the Valley Heights Mustangs rallied in the fourth quarter to win their district opener against Valley Falls, 33-28.
At Clay Center, one week after suffering its first NCKL loss since 2011, Wamego got in another close one on Friday at Clay Center.
At Frankfort, things didn’t turn out too well for Frankfort in its district opener, as a powerful Axtell team rang up 62 points in a 62-28 win over the Wildcats.
At Pike Valley, the Blue Valley Rams were denied their first win of the season in a district contest on Friday, losing to Pike Valley, 58-20.
The Manhattan High cross country team returned to its usual level of competition and finished first in the boys’ varsity race and second in the girls’ varsity race at the Junction City Invitational Saturday afternoon.
TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, routing the Chargers 42-7 in a game that was never close.
Manhattan managed to ramp up the intensity in the second half, getting a goal in the 56th minute by Kirkland Lambert from John Lynch that tied the game. It was all Indians from there.
Year in and year out, when it comes to Manhattan High football, one thing is constant when it comes to the offensive line.
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second place at the 17-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park, shooting a 336 to finish one stroke behind Maize South.
After two straight weeks facing the Wing-T, the Manhattan High football team will face a new challenge this week against Topeka West.
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