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  • Wamego beats Chapman in district opener

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders led 14-0 at halftime and kept on scoring in the second half en route to a 34-0 win over Chapman in their district opener. Alex Vontz punched in a 4-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, and Ethan Thomas caught a 32-yard touchdown from Dillon ...

  • Blue Valley 66, Southern Cloud 20

    At Randolph, the Rams had 461 yards of offense in their best scoring performance of the season with a 66-20 win over Southern Cloud. In just their second win of the season, the Rams (2-5) got 115 rushing yards and three touchdowns from Chase Carey, while Trevor Schwerdt added 100 rushing yards and ...

  • Washington County 22, Riley County

    At Washington, Riley County looked to pull off the upset against Washington County on Friday, but fell just short in a 22-18 loss in the district opener. The Falcons (4-2) led 18-0 at halftime and looked well on their way to beating undefeated Washington County. Washington County scored 22 straight points ...

  • Frankfort 60, Linn 12

    At Frankfort, after opening out to a slim lead, Frankfort turned it on in second quarter and coasted to a win. The Wildcats (3-4) led 8-6 after one quarter, but then scored 22 points in the second quarter to lead 30-6 at halftime. Linn cut the score to 38-12 early in ...

  • Wabaunsee 12, Valley Heights 7

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs saw their two-game winning streak come to a close in a 12-7 loss at home to Wabaunsee. Individual statistics were not available for this contest. Valley Heights goes on the road next week for a game at Republic County. ...

  • Topeka High beats Indians in district opener, 41-14

    TOPEKA – A tough first half was too much to overcome for Manhattan in a 41-14 loss to Topeka High on Friday at Hummer Sports Park. Manhattan was much more disciplined and competitive in the second half, but couldn’t make up any ground against the Trojans. After Topeka High took ...

  • MHS has no trouble with Scots on senior night, win 6-0 Mhssoccer107.mercury

    In every sport, the distraction of senior night can make focusing on the actual game more difficult. With 13 seniors on the roster, those distractions were only amplified Thursday night in a home match with Highland Park. Fortunately, the Indians were able to come out firing on all cylinders against an ...

  • Lei ready for final run at state Cathy vert.mercury

    Manhattan High’s Cathy Lei has one goal for the Class 6A state tennis tournament this weekend in Olathe, and it ultimately has nothing to do with which medal she brings home. The senior just wants to play well. Of course, she’d like to finish higher than last year ...

  • Indians ready to start district play

    As frustrating as last week’s overtime loss to Junction City was for the Manhattan High football team, it can’t be undone. If the Indians want to set up a rematch in the playoffs, which could easily happen in the first or second rounds depending on who else is ...

  • Cameron: Cueto was acquired for these big games Royalscolor2.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Don’t pay the ransom. They’ve found Johnny Cueto. Great news, obviously, but if you believe the Royals — and by now, we have no reason to think they’re only woofing — then Wednesday night’s 7-2 victory over Houston to clinch the American League Division Series ...

  • MHS soccer wins rematch with Grizzlies, 2-0 Mhs10.mercury

    In the second game of the season, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team managed to defeat Wichita Northwest, 5-0, in the opening game of the Titan Classic in Wichita. The rematch two months later was far more competitive. The Indians scored a goal in the first four minutes of the ...

  • Indians drop two matches at Rural quad

    Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht knows there isn’t much time left in the regular season to get her team ready for postseason competition, which is why she came away from Tuesday’s quad in Topeka wanting more. The Indians went 1-2 at the Washburn Rural quad, dropping matches ...










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