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  • ROSSVILLE 56, ROCK CREEK 43

    At Rossville, Rock Creek struggled in the second quarter and couldn’t recover in a 56-43 loss. Rossville led 13-12 after the first quarter, but the Bulldogs extended their lead to 30-19 in the second quarter. Rock Creek cut the lead to 40-33 after the third quarter, but Rossville extended ...

  • ST. MARYS 69, RILEY COUNTY 42

    At Riley, St. Marys outscored Riley County 19-5 in the second quarter and the Falcons never made a comeback in a 69-42 loss. The Bears led 13-10 after the first quarter, but the lead quickly turned into 32-15 at halftime. Riley County couldn’t make a comeback in the second ...

  • WAMEGO 72, JEFFERSON WEST 52

    At Jefferson West, Dillon Blain scored 23 points and Sean Nordberg scored 20 as Wamego eased to a 72-52 win over Jefferson West. The Red Raiders led 19-8 after one quarter and 37-15 at halftime. Jefferson West didn’t outscore Wamego in a period until the fourth quarter, but the Red Raiders ...

  • MHS boys hold off Rural, 56-52

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball held off Washburn Rural in the fourth quarter for a 56-52 win to stay undefeated Tuesday night in Topeka. Manhattan led most of the game but had to fight off a pesky Rural team that wouldn’t go away. The Junior Blues made their final ...

  • MHS girls can’t finish rally at Washburn Rural

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had chances to complete an unlikely comeback against Washburn Rural Tuesday night on the road, but couldn’t seal the deal at the end in a 54-52 loss. After facing a 31-16 halftime deficit and playing from behind most of the night, Manhattan came ...

  • Indians motivated for Rural rematch

    It was a banner regular season for the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team a year ago. The team’s first-ever Centennial League title and a two-loss regular season left the Indians two wins away from the chance to return to the Class 6A state tournament later in March. That path ...

  • Indians use big third quarter to beat Trojans

    Since taking over as head coach last season, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Benji George has emphasized winning the fourth quarter every night out. Against Topeka High Friday night, the Indians were outscored by 10 in the fourth. It didn’t matter, however, because Manhattan was so dominant in the third ...

  • Indians pull away late vs. Topeka 1.mercury

    As the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team prepared to face Topeka High Friday night, it did so under the impression the Trojans’ star guard Adrianna Henderson would play. So when the two teams began to shoot around prior to tip off and Henderson was not participating and dressed in street ...

  • Indians take 2nd at Norton

    The Manhattan High wrestling team finished in second place behind top-ranked Garden City at the J.R. Durham Invitational in Norton on Saturday. The Indians brought home silver after scoring 183 team points, well behind the Buffaloes and 22 points ahead of third-place Norton. Individually, the Indians brought home eight medals, highlighted ...

  • Mustangs hold on for win vs. Hanover

    At Hanover, Valley Heights led most of the game but needed a strong finish to hold on and beat previously-undefeated Hanover, 69-67, in a Twin-Valley League matchup Friday night. Valley Heights took an eight-point lead to halftime and led by 12 heading into the fourth quarter before Hanover rallied all the ...

  • AXTELL 65, FRANKFORT 47

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough trailed by seven at halftime but couldn’t make up any deficit in the second half in a home loss to Axtell. The Wildcats got 20 points from Emilee Ebert, with Rebecca Adams also in double figures with 11. Frankfort (3-5) travels to Centralia on Tuesday. ...

  • CENTRALIA 59, BV-RANDOLPH 30

    At Randolph, Centralia used a strong second quarter to pull away from Blue Valley, outscoring the Rams 23-4 to take a 23-point lead to halftime and cruise to the win. The Rams were led by Megan Plummer, who scored 13 points. Blue Valley (2-5) travels to Axtell on Tuesday. ...










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