The world of soccer was rocked last week with the news that Dutch legend Johan Cruyff — widely accepted as one of the greatest players and managers in the history of the sport — had died of cancer at age 68.
With four top-10 scoring performances in the final two events, the Indians hustled their way to a fifth-place finish in their second meet of the season and their first at the KSU Natatorium.
In a year where none of the Flint Hill’s area girls’ basketball teams advanced to the state tournament, several schools got within one game of reaching the ultimate goal for most squads across Kansas.
Though neither were honored with major awards from the Mercury last season, one could make the case that both Manhattan High head coach Benji George and Rock Creek leading scorer Carson Becker were quite deserving.
There are plenty of Royals loyalists who expect a third straight trip to the World Series, even though history suggests it’s a long, long shot — no matter how good you are.
While the final score doesn’t necessarily reflect it, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had its hands full against Topeka High in a 3-1 season-opening win on Thursday night.
A young and inexperienced Manhattan High girls’ swim team opened its season with a trip to the Emporia Invitational on Thursday afternoon.
As the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team opens the spring season today in Emporia, the Indians will do so without the help of many of its top swimmers from last year.
After finishing last season among the state’s final eight teams in Class 6A with just one senior in the starting lineup, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had a lot to look forward to in 2016.
The Flint Hills were well represented on this year’s all-state basketball ballots, with 18 area players making the list of the state’s best.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team landed three players on the all-Centennial League teams, which were voted on by the league’s coaches and released Monday.
The Royals have a problem if they get little or no offense from their second basemen. That issue could become even more critical if there’s a corresponding lack of pop in right field.
After securing its second straight Centennial League title this season, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team swept the three major awards doled out by the league’s coaches on Tuesday.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team fell short in its bid to reach the NCCAA Championship game, losing 85-74 to Grace Bible College (Mich.
The Jackson Heights boys’ basketball team brought home a state title in 2A after coming into this weekend’s tournament seeded fifth in a loaded bracket, despite losing only two games in the regular season.
In the girls’ championship, Central Plains completed its second undefeated season in the last three years while clinching its third consecutive title with an 11-point win over Olpe Saturday afternoon.
After losing a battle of unbeatens in Friday’s semifinal, Central Plains had little trouble taking care of business against Hill City Saturday.
Valley Falls, which saw its unbeaten streak end on Friday against undefeated Olpe, managed to hold on for a third-place finish in a four-point victory over Hill City.
The Jackson Heights boys came back from an early deficit to slam Hill City, 68-48, and punch their ticket for the Class 2A state title game in Bramlage Coliseum.
The Knights used a big run from the second into the third quarter to hold off Central Plains in a battle of unbeaten teams.
The Olpe Eagles found their way to another state championship game with a 46-34 win over Valley Falls.
Central Plains came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat Hill City, 53-47, and advance to the state title game.
EMPORIA – The Rock Creek Mustangs won’t get another chance at a Class 4A-Division II state title after falling in Friday’s semifinal to Hugoton, 50-44.
Rock Creek took the first step towards a state title on Thursday with a 65-43 win over Smoky Valley at the Class 4A Division II tournament in Emporia.
Wamego couldn’t find any offensive rhythm as the Red Raiders focused on getting quality shots in the paint rather than from long range after finishing the first half 6 of 15 from 3.
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