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  • Indians get sneak peek at top league schools Buckwalter 200im.mercury

    Most years, only a handful of the 10 teams in the Centennial League have legitimate hopes of winning a Centennial League title in boys’ swimming and diving. This season is no exception, and while no titles were awarded at Wednesday’s regular-season meet at the KSU Natatorium, Manhattan High head coach ...

  • Wamego cruises to Tonganoxie final

    The Wamego boys’ basketball team stayed undefeated and won easily over Jefferson West on Wednesday, beating the Tigers 74-46 and reserving a place in Saturday’s championship game against Eudora. The Red Raiders blew open the game in the second quarter, turning a six-point lead into a 17-point halftime advantage. ...

  • MHS boys advance at TOC, beat Hutch 55-35

    DODGE CITY – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team took care of business in its opening-round game at the Dodge City Tournament of Champions, defeating Hutchinson 55-35 to advance to Friday’s semifinals. The Indians play the winner of Hays/Wichita East, which is scheduled to tip at 7 p.m. Thursday. ...

  • DESOTO 43, WAMEGO 30

    Wamego closed out its run in pool play with a 13-point loss to DeSoto, maintaining a small lead through each of the first two quarters and taking a 21-19 halftime lead. But the Red Raiders were outscored 24-9 over the final two quarters to lose and drop into the fifth-place ...

  • Indians preparing for ‘state’ at TOC

    How much success Manhattan High has at this weekend’s Tournament of Champions in Dodge City could be a strong indicator of how the Indians might fare at the Class 6A state basketball tournament in March, should they get that far. That’s the idea, anyway, behind head coach Benji ...

  • Riley girls edge Republic County at Trojan Classic

    Playing in the opening round of the Trojan Classic in Hillsboro, the Riley County girls held off a late rally attempt by the Buffaloes in a 47-43 win Tuesday. After taking a seven-point halftime lead and holding an 11-point advantage to start the fourth quarter, Republic County made things interesting ...

  • BONNER SPRINGS 44, WAMEGO 36

    At Tonganoxie, the Red Raiders lost their pool play opener to Bonner Springs on Monday. Game information and individual scoring were not made available. Wamego was set to close out pool play against DeSoto on Tuesday, but the game was moved to Wednesday because of icy road conditions. Today’s ...

  • HOLCOMB 61, RILEY COUNTY 27

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons had no answer in the paint for Holcomb post Connor VanCleave, who scored 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting in Tuesday’s opening-round win for the Longhorns. Riley County hung with Holcomb for a half, trailing by nine at halftime, but were outscored 20-0 in the third quarter ...

  • BV-RANDOLPH 43, LINN 42

    At Frankfort, the Rams took an eight-point lead after the first quarter but couldn’t put away the Bulldogs from there, taking a four-point lead to halftime before re-extending the lead in the third quarter. Linn made things interesting in the fourth quarter, but couldn’t complete the rally. Bradley ...

  • WAMEGO 63, DESOTO 49

    At Tonganoxie, the Red Raiders took a 15-point lead to halftime and held off DeSoto in the second half of an opening-round win at the Tonganoxie Invitational Monday. Sean Nordberg scored 16 points and Dillon Blain had 12 for Wamego. The undefeated Red Raiders were supposed to play Jefferson West to close ...

  • Frankfort girls upset top-seeded Washington County at TVL tourney

    The Frankfort girls’ basketball team upset top-seeded and undefeated Washington County in the Twin-Valley League tournament quarterfinals in Blue Rapids on Monday, winning 55-53 in overtime. The Wildcats led by three points going into the fourth quarter, but the Tigers rallied near the end of regulation to take a late ...

  • Rock Creek competes with Council Grove

    The Rock Creek wrestling team lost a dual with Council Grove on Jan. 14, falling 51-29. Winners for Rock Creek included A.J. Burenheide at 145 pounds with a win over Alvin Holmes, Shad Winn at 160 over Gregory Miranda, Dawson Stanley at 170 by forfeit and Ethan Crubel at 195 over Preston Gilbert. ...










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