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  • WAMEGO 73, CLAY CENTER 47

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders outscored Clay Center in every quarter in a lopsided victory over the Tigers Tuesday night. Wamego led by 17 at halftime and kept adding to it in the final two quarters to win going away. Sean Nordberg led four Red Raiders in double-figure scoring with 17 points, ...

  • MHS boys beat Topeka High, 64-59

    TOPEKA – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off Topeka High at the Dungeon Tuesday night, winning 64-59 to stay a game ahead of Highland Park in the Centennial League race with three games left to play. The Indians started hot but saw Topeka High rally to trim the deficit ...

  • MHS girls lose at Topeka High

    TOPEKA – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team dropped a close on to Topeka High on Tuesday, 51-46. The Indians played from behind much of the night, but tied the game in the final minute of the game on a pair of free throws by Haleigh Harper, but Topeka High went 1 ...

  • Road-tested MHS boys play at Topeka High tonight

    Grant Guggisberg gguggisberg@themercury.com As the only Centennial League loss of the 2014-15 season, the trip to play Topeka High at the Dungeon is not remembered fondly by the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team. While the Indians still won their first-ever league title last year and avenged the loss ...

  • Indians take 4th at Topeka quad

    The Manhattan High bowling teams competed at a quadrangular meet in Topeka on Monday, with both teams taking fourth place against some of the league’s top teams. On the boys’ side, Shawnee Heights won the meet with a 2,420. Washburn Rural took second (2,379) and Topeka High was in third (2,275). Manhattan ...

  • 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. ...










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