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  • 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 ...

  • Marlins compete at district championship

    The Manhattan Marlins had 30 swimmers represented at the 2016 Missouri Valley District Championships in Wichita last month.  Sydney Shaffer, Egan Dritz and Blaise Hayden had some outstanding races.  The Marlins then had 23 swimmers participate in the 2016 MVS Championships, Feb 19-21, where the team finished 16th overall and fourth place ...

  • Kansas Nets play in Wamego tourney

    The Kansas Nets sixth grade boys basketball team from Manhattan won the Wamego Basketball Association tournament last Saturday.  The Nets opened pool play with a 49-38 win over Riley Count and then defeated Wamego 49-39 to advance to the finals.  In the championship game, the Nets led wire-to-wire ...

  • Frankfort boys win on last-second shot

    The Frankfort Wildcats were able to survive and advance in the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state tournament at Onaga with a 53-51 win over Leavenworth-Immaculata on Tuesday. After a back-and-forth game most of the way, Frankfort got the game-winning shot to fall through by Brenden Levi with two seconds remaining to ...

  • SOLOMON 63, VALLEY HEIGHTS 61

    At Solomon, Valley Heights overcame an early deficit and stayed within arm’s reach of the Gorillas all night, but couldn’t complete the rally in the final quarter Tuesday night. The Mustangs went to halftime against Solmon tied at 30, but trailed by three heading into the fourth quarter and ...

  • RILEY COUNTY 66, MISSION VALLEY 28

    At Riley, the Falcons cruised past Mission Valley in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state opener, opening up a quick lead and building on it the rest of the way to win by 38 points. Individual scoring was not made available. Riley County (16-5) will face a much tougher test in Friday’ ...

  • Mustangs advance to sub-state semis

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs took a 14-point lead to halftime before playing even in the second half of a 59-45 win over Bennington in the first round of sub-state play Monday night. Valley Heights, which holds the No. 2 seed in the Washington County sub-state bracket, led 51-32 going into ...

  • LINN 38, BV-RANDOLPH 25

    At Randolph, offense was at a premium in a low-scoring game, with Linn taking an eight-point lead to halftime and a six-point lead into the fourth quarter before holding on for the win. Tess Henry scored nine points for the Rams. Blue Valley ends its season with a 7-14 record ...

  • OSAGE CITY 72, RILEY CO. 42

    At Osage City, the Falcons hung tough for a quarter but quickly fell off top-seeded Osage City’s scoring pace in the second quarter. The Indians led by two after the first quarter, 16-14, but held a 16-point lead at halftime before winning both of the final two quarters to ...

  • MCC men win NCCAA region title

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the NCCAA Central Region Championship on Saturday by defeating Central Christian College of the Bible, 94-80.  This is the fourth regional championship in school history for the Thunder and the second straight for the men’s basketball team. Sterling Turner ...

  • Davis’ best save was moving to bullpen

    SURPRISE, Ariz. —Looking back, Wade Davis got the biggest save of his career when the Kansas City Royals moved him from the rotation to the bullpen. Mediocre as a starter, Davis has been downright dominant since becoming a reliever in September 2013. In the last two years, combining regular season and ...

  • MHS’ Wallace defends 6A wrestling title

    PARK CITY — Ever since he took third place as a freshman at the Class 6A state tournament, Manhattan’s Mason Wallace’s goal has been to be a three-time state champion. As of Saturday night, he’s two-thirds of the way there. Wallace won his title with a 3-2 decision ...










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