Sports

  • Indians use big third quarter to beat Trojans

    Since taking over as head coach last season, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Benji George has emphasized winning the fourth quarter every night out. Against Topeka High Friday night, the Indians were outscored by 10 in the fourth. It didn’t matter, however, because Manhattan was so dominant in the third ...

  • Indians pull away late vs. Topeka 1.mercury

    As the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team prepared to face Topeka High Friday night, it did so under the impression the Trojans’ star guard Adrianna Henderson would play. So when the two teams began to shoot around prior to tip off and Henderson was not participating and dressed in street ...

  • Indians take 2nd at Norton

    The Manhattan High wrestling team finished in second place behind top-ranked Garden City at the J.R. Durham Invitational in Norton on Saturday. The Indians brought home silver after scoring 183 team points, well behind the Buffaloes and 22 points ahead of third-place Norton. Individually, the Indians brought home eight medals, highlighted ...

  • Mustangs hold on for win vs. Hanover

    At Hanover, Valley Heights led most of the game but needed a strong finish to hold on and beat previously-undefeated Hanover, 69-67, in a Twin-Valley League matchup Friday night. Valley Heights took an eight-point lead to halftime and led by 12 heading into the fourth quarter before Hanover rallied all the ...

  • AXTELL 65, FRANKFORT 47

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough trailed by seven at halftime but couldn’t make up any deficit in the second half in a home loss to Axtell. The Wildcats got 20 points from Emilee Ebert, with Rebecca Adams also in double figures with 11. Frankfort (3-5) travels to Centralia on Tuesday. ...

  • CENTRALIA 59, BV-RANDOLPH 30

    At Randolph, Centralia used a strong second quarter to pull away from Blue Valley, outscoring the Rams 23-4 to take a 23-point lead to halftime and cruise to the win. The Rams were led by Megan Plummer, who scored 13 points. Blue Valley (2-5) travels to Axtell on Tuesday. ...

  • RILEY COUNTY 62, ROSSVILLE 56

    At Rossville, Riley County took the lead in the second quarter and had a nine-point lead going into the fourth quarter in a six-point win over Rossville. Bethany Crubel led the Falcons with 24 points, while Alyssa Kulp added 12 and Jordan Clouse had 11. Riley (5-2) hosts St. Marys Tuesday. ...

  • SILVER LAKE 56, ROCK CREEK 50

    At Silver Lake, Rock Creek took a four-point lead into the second quarter before the Eagles flipped the switch, taking a 31-22 lead to halftime after a strong second period. Rock Creek hung tough the rest of the way but couldn’t rally in the end. The Mustangs got 21 points ...

  • WAMEGO 39, CONCORDIA 35

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders won a low-scoring battle against the winless Panthers Friday night. Both teams struggled, as the teams went to halftime tied at 10-10 before getting things going in the second half. Individual scoring was not made available. Wamego (2-4) travels to Jefferson West on Tuesday. ...

  • HANOVER 59, VALLEY HEIGHTS 58

    At Hanover, Valley Heights took a six-point lead to halftime but gave it all back in the third quarter in a one-point loss Friday night. Valley Heights couldn’t finish the game from the line, making 5 of 14 attempts from the charity stripe, while Hanover finished 10 of 15. Still, the Wildcats had ...

  • AXTELL 65, FRANKFORT 33

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats couldn’t keep up with the Eagles in a home loss, trailing by 13 at halftime before being outscored in the third quarter 20-6. The Wildcats were led by Adam Kenworthy’s 11 points, including three 3-pointers, in the loss. Frankfort (2-6) travels to Centralia on Tuesday. ...

  • CENTRALIA 61, BV-RANDOLPH 30

    At Randolph, Centralia outscored the Rams in all four quarters for a comfortable win Friday night. Haydn Budenbender led Blue Valley with 11 points. Blue Valley (2-5) travels to Axtell on Tuesday. ...










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