After an uninspiring effort in its win over Hayden on Tuesday, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team bounced back against the Topeka High Trojans Saturday afternoon in a makeup game following Thursday’s rain out.
Every year, Manhattan head cross country coach Susan Melgares builds in a week of rest for many of her varsity athletes toward the end of the season.
WAMEGO — A last-minute touchdown to close each half, a special teams score, a goal-line stand and a game-saving tackle were all it took for Wamego to outlast the weather, and Concordia in a 20-14 back-and-forth win.
The Manhattan High volleyball team took fifth place in the Manhattan Invitational Saturday, dominating Junction City and Gardner-Edgerton in the consolation bracket easily.
At St. Marys, the Riley County Falcons took a 22-0 lead into halftime, but had to fend off the comeback attempt of a Bears in the second half.
At Silver Lake, the Eagles took a 42-0 lead to halftime in a dominant effort over the Rock Creek Mustangs.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats came up short against Pike Valley in a district matchup.
At Randolph, Linn shut out the Blue Valley Rams in a dominant effort in a matchup of Twin-Valley League schools.
JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High football team reclaimed the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7 on a cold, rainy night in Junction City.
A seldom-used running back buried on the depth chart, in some cases by talented underclassmen, Coughlin hasn’t had many chances to shine at the varsity level. He’s made the most of the two he’s gotten.
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