Sports

  • Indians sweep at JC regional, advance to state

    In preparing for Saturday’s Class 6A regional cross country meet in Junction City this week, Manhattan High head coach Susan Melgares said her Indians didn’t necessarily need to be at their best to advance to next week’s state meet. Following her teams’ sweep of both races, including ...

  • Wamego clinches playoff spot

    At Lindsborg, Wamego trailed at halftime by two but took the lead in the third quarter and shut out the Vikings in the second half to come up with a key district win, 18-14, and clinch a Class 4A-Div. II playoff berth. Wamego scored on a 24-yard run by Alex ...

  • Frankfort 58, Southern Cloud 8

    At Miltonvale, Frankfort had no trouble taking care of business against winless Southern Cloud Friday night on the road. Individual statistics were not made available. Frankfort (4-4, 2-2 District 1) hosts Blue Valley next week and can secure a winning season with a victory over the Rams. Pike Valley’s win ...

  • Axtell 60, BV-Randolph 12

    At Randolph, Axtell took a 46-0 lead into the second quarter before calling off the dogs against the Rams in a lopsided district win. Blue Valley got two touchdowns in the second quarter. The first came on a Michael Wright 5-yard run, with the second coming on a 49-yard pass ...

  • Nemaha Central 40, Rock Creek 14

    At Flush, Rock Creek trailed 27-6 at halftime and couldn’t make up any difference in the second half against a talented Nemaha Central team. The Mustangs’ Avery Ebert led the team in rushing with 111 yards on nine carries, while Carson Becker finished with 39 yards and a score. Jackson Fike ...

  • Republic Co. 26, Valley Heights 21

    At Belleville, Valley Heights took a break from district play in a close loss to Republic County. Individual statistics and scoring information was not made available. Valley Heights (2-6, 2-1 District 2) still has a chance at the playoffs, but would need a win over district favorite Jackson Heights (6-1, 3-0) ...

  • Free State beats Indians, 31-14

    LAWRENCE – The Manhattan High football team hung tough with Lawrence Free State for three quarters Friday night before miscues and turnovers caught up with the Indians in the final period in a 31-14 loss on the road. The loss ends the Indians’ postseason chances with one more game against Washburn ...

  • Mittie, Fief lead MHS volleyball to sub-state

    If Madi Fief or Maddie Mittie need a breather during Saturday’s Class 6A sub-state tournament at Washburn Rural, head coach Lisa Kinderknecht has options. Just don’t expect either Fief or Mittie to come out of the match for the Manhattan High volleyball team when the season’s on ...

  • Indians rout Blue Jays, 11-1

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team wrapped up the regular season in style with an 11-1 rout of Centennial League foe Junction City on the road Thursday evening. The Indians took a 6-0 lead to halftime and got their 11th goal with less than six minutes to play in the ...

  • Rock Creek softball recognized for efforts in classroom

    The 2015 Rock Creek softball team has recently been recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association based on their academics. Rock Creek finished fourth in the nation among schools with unweighted GPAs, with a 3.81 GPA. Additionally, 13 Rock Creek Softball players have earned the distinction as NFCA All American Scholar Athletes. The ...

  • Indians essentially in must-win game on Friday

    After a difficult loss to Topeka High last week to start district play, the Manhattan High football team is fully aware of the importance of Friday’s game at Lawrence Free State. A loss to the Firebirds doesn’t eliminate the Indians from the postseason, but their chances diminish greatly. ...

  • Game 5, maybe series, turned on one pitch Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Thousands of baseball games have turned on one pitch. It happened to the Royals on Wednesday, pushing the American League Championship Series back to Kauffman Stadium with Kansas City still up 3-2. The weird thing about the biggest pitch in the Blue Jays’ survival game, though, was that nothing really ...










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