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  • HAYDEN 62, ROCK CREEK 33

    At Holton, Rock Creek drew one of the toughest teams in the Class 4A-Div. II classification in a sub-state matchup with Hayden, which used its well-known full-court press to force 18 first-half turnovers and race out to a 30-10 halftime lead before finishing off the Mustangs in the second half. Rock ...

  • DONIPHAN WEST 58, FRANKFORT 56

    At Onaga, Frankfort trailed by 13 at halftime but stormed back in the second half to nearly knock off top-seeded Doniphan West on Thursday, falling by two points. Frankfort chipped away at Doniphan West’s lead in the third quarter, but really made its move in the fourth, outscoring the Mustangs’ 22 ...

  • AXTELL 66, BV-RANDOLPH 33

    At Randolph, Blue Valley faced a 19-point halftime deficit and lost each of the final two quarters to finish the season with a 33-point loss to top-seeded Axtell at home Thursday night. Blue Valley got 14 points from Chase Carey, with Haydn Budenbender scoring 12. ...

  • MHS boys beat Rural, advance to sub-state final

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball overcame one of its worst halves of the season en route to a 56-39 win in its Class 6A sub-state opener Thursday night. Manhattan trailed after each of the first quarters as Rural kept the pace slow with a 1-3-1 zone that the Indians ...

  • MHS girls advance to sub-state final 3.mercury

    In basketball, when you draw the defensive assignment against your opponent’s best player and allow her to score 27 points, you don’t usually get praised for your effort. But Topeka High’s Adrianna Henderson is not your average player. After defending Henderson by committee in February’s loss to ...

  • Dyson injury opens door for other Royals’ OFs Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Spring training is pretty much as silly and useless as the NFL exhibition season. Dozens of players you don’t know — many of whom you never will — jog around in meaningless games in the warm wind of Arizona. Pop flies carry over fences and pitchers have trouble getting any bite ...

  • Eisenhower MS completes historic season

    The Eisenhower Eagles Middle School boys’ basketball team completed a historic season last Saturday, finishing undefeated at 12-0 and claiming the Centennial League Middle School Tournament title. In a championship game that saw an eight-point halftime lead for Eisenhower turn into a seven-point deficit at the beginning of the fourth ...

  • MHS girls beat Trojans, advance to sub-state final

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got past a pesky Topeka High Trojans team on Wednesday night, winning 68-55, to advance in the Class 6A sub-state tournament. The Tribe travels to Derby on Friday for a game against the top-seeded Panthers. The winner goes to state. Manhattan trailed early in ...

  • Royals, Perez agree to new extension Perezcolor.mercury

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Salvador Perez signed a club-friendly deal with the Royals four years ago in part so his mother, Yilda, would no longer have to work in their increasingly violent hometown in Venezuela. Now, Perez hopes he can move her to the U.S. permanently. The Royals signed the All-Star ...

  • MHS girls ready for T-High rematch Mhsgirls22.mercury

    In typical fashion, after all the stars aligned on Friday to potentially steal away the No. 3 seed from Lawrence Free State, the Firebirds won Saturday’s coin toss and delegated the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team right back into the 4 vs. 5 game at this week’s sub-state tournament. Normally this ...

  • Kelly to step in for Allen as boys’ tennis coach

    For the first time in 27 years, Joyce Allen won’t be coaching tennis at Manhattan High School. Allen, who has coached either the girls’ or boys’ teams at Manhattan, and sometimes both, since 1989, made the decision this week to step down as head coach of the boys’ team. A bone ...

  • CHIEF boys goes 2-1 at KCAA tournament

    Manhattan CHIEF — the regional high-school-age homeschool boys basketball team — went 2-1 and claimed fifth place at the Kansas Christian Athletic Association statewide 2A level basketball tournament last weekend in Wichita.  Manhattan concluded the tournament with a come-from-behind, 68-63 overtime-victory over the St. Johns Military Academy Muleskinners.  Junior Dylan ...










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