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  • Rural edges MHS girls in key league matchup Coach.mercury

    In a dogfight with Washburn Rural on Friday night and in desperate need of a game-tying bucket, Manhattan worked hard to get quality shots. But as good as their shot selection was down the stretch, the Indians couldn’t get the baskets it needed to edge the Junior Blues, falling 45 ...

  • Indians bounce back, beat Rural 20.mercury

    Relative to his peers, Manhattan head coach Benji George is a pretty young guy. So his body can likely handle the toll of his own “Iron Man” drill, the punishment doled out after being called for a technical foul. George was whistled for a technical in the first minute of ...

  • Rock Creek girls get second road win Rcgirls5.mercury

    ST. MARYS — As the St. Marys girls’ basketball team took a 31-29 lead with a 3-pointer to start the fourth quarter, it appeared Rock Creek would once again be in for a close game decided in the fina l minutes. But the at-times offensively-challenged Mustangs, looking to avoid a fourth ...

  • Indians take 3rd at league meet

    The Manhattan High boys’ swim team finished ahead of six-time defending champion Washburn Rural at the Centennial League meet in Topeka on Friday, a milestone in itself. But it was Seaman who brought home the league trophy. The Vikings claimed the league crown Friday at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in ...

  • Wamego edges Abilene in league matchup

    At Abilene, the Wamego boys’ basketball team got off to a slow start but recovered to score a key NCKL road win against Abilene Friday night, 55-52. The Red Raiders trailed by 12 points after the opening quarter but had the deficit trimmed to three by halftime. The two teams went ...

  • DONIPHAN WEST 61, BV-RANDOLPH 35

    At Randolph, Doniphan West took a 24-point lead to halftime and had no trouble taking care of business against Blue Valley, winning every quarter but the third to win big. Bradley Young led the Rams with 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. ...

  • HANOVER 72, FRANKFORT 51

    At Hanover, Frankfort trailed by 11 at halftime and couldn’t keep pace in the second half in a lopsided loss on the road Friday night. Jedd Rose scored 15 points to lead the Wildcats, with Ryan Kraushaar and Adam Kenworthy each scoring nine. ...

  • VALLEY HEIGHTS 67, WETMORE 43

    At Wetmore, Valley Heights led 36-17 at halftime en route to a big win against Wetmore on Friday night. Bryan Yungeberg scored 20 points to lead the Mustangs, while Anthony Edwards scored 16 and Keaton DeWalt chipped in 11. ...

  • RILEY CO. 58, WABAUNSEE 55, OT

    At Alma, Riley County snapped a three-game losing streak and secured the season sweep of Wabaunsee Friday night, needing overtime to do it. Game information and individual scoring were not made available. ...

  • ABILENE 41, WAMEGO 30

    At Abilene, Wamego was outscored in each of the first three quarters before cutting into Abilene’s lead in the fourth quarter in an 11-point loss Friday night. The Red Raiders trailed by eight points at halftime and faced a 15-point deficit heading into the fourth quarter. Caitlyn Claussen led ...

  • DONIPHAN WEST 30, BV-RANDOLPH 28

    At Randolph, Doniphan West took an early lead but Blue Valley fought all the way back, coming up just short in the fourth quarter. The Rams trailed by seven after the opening quarter, but had a two-point advantage going into the fourth quarter in the loss. Megan Plummer scored 12 points, ...

  • HANOVER 59, FRANKFORT 47

    At Hanover, Frankfort played even through the first quarter against Hanover, but trailed by five at halftime and eight points heading into the fourth quarter in a 12-point loss. Kyla Hardwick scored 15 points to lead the Wildcats. ...










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