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  • Dyson injury opens door for other Royals’ OFs Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Spring training is pretty much as silly and useless as the NFL exhibition season. Dozens of players you don’t know — many of whom you never will — jog around in meaningless games in the warm wind of Arizona. Pop flies carry over fences and pitchers have trouble getting any bite ...

  • Eisenhower MS completes historic season

    The Eisenhower Eagles Middle School boys’ basketball team completed a historic season last Saturday, finishing undefeated at 12-0 and claiming the Centennial League Middle School Tournament title. In a championship game that saw an eight-point halftime lead for Eisenhower turn into a seven-point deficit at the beginning of the fourth ...

  • MHS girls beat Trojans, advance to sub-state final

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got past a pesky Topeka High Trojans team on Wednesday night, winning 68-55, to advance in the Class 6A sub-state tournament. The Tribe travels to Derby on Friday for a game against the top-seeded Panthers. The winner goes to state. Manhattan trailed early in ...

  • Royals, Perez agree to new extension Perezcolor.mercury

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Salvador Perez signed a club-friendly deal with the Royals four years ago in part so his mother, Yilda, would no longer have to work in their increasingly violent hometown in Venezuela. Now, Perez hopes he can move her to the U.S. permanently. The Royals signed the All-Star ...

  • MHS girls ready for T-High rematch Mhsgirls22.mercury

    In typical fashion, after all the stars aligned on Friday to potentially steal away the No. 3 seed from Lawrence Free State, the Firebirds won Saturday’s coin toss and delegated the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team right back into the 4 vs. 5 game at this week’s sub-state tournament. Normally this ...

  • Kelly to step in for Allen as boys’ tennis coach

    For the first time in 27 years, Joyce Allen won’t be coaching tennis at Manhattan High School. Allen, who has coached either the girls’ or boys’ teams at Manhattan, and sometimes both, since 1989, made the decision this week to step down as head coach of the boys’ team. A bone ...

  • 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’ ...










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