At Flush, Rock Creek had no trouble defending its home turf against the Panthers, taking a 14-point lead to halftime after an even first quarter and outscoring Centralia by 15 in the second half to win comfortably.
At Riley, the Falcons used a strong first quarter to take a lead against the Bulldogs they would not relinquish in their nine-point win.
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs completed the sweep of Blue Valley Tuesday night with a lopsided win over the Rams, winning each quarter and taking a 13-point lead to halftime before pulling away even more in the second half.
At Troy, Frankfort came out firing on all cylinders against Troy in a tough road matchup and took an 18-10 lead after one quarter of play.
At Abilene, Wamego stayed close with Abilene most of the game but couldn’t keep pace in the fourth quarter in a loss to the Cowboys.
Most days, the kind of scores the Manhattan boys’ bowling team put up on Monday would be enough to win a quadrangular meet.
Manhattan head coach Scott Mall wanted to see his team come out strong from the opening tip in response to the team’s Friday night loss to Olathe South, and the Indians did in a big way.
Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, Manhattan head coach Benji George was prepared to be satisfied a win of any kind on the road at Great Bend Friday night.
Erin was tired of being on the sidelines and tired of working behind the scenes. She was ready to shed the life she lived for 18 years as a manicurist and ready to shed the pounds she put on as a working mom.
At Frankfort, Valley Heights earned a Twin-Valley League road win Friday night with a 67-48 win over Frankfort.
At Alma, Riley County put together a dominant effort against Wabaunsee in a Mid-East League road win.
At Randolph, Wetmore pulled away from Blue Valley in a league matchup, winning comfortably against the Rams.
At Alma, Riley County held off Wabaunsee for a 15-point Mid-East League road win.
At Randolph, Blue Valley played close against Wetmore for two quarters, trailing at halftime by just two points, but couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half.
At Frankfort, Valley Heights took a 20-9 into the second quarter and built up its lead in the second half against the Wildcats, winning comfortably on the road in Twin-Valley League play.
MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to fuel its 49-36 win over Andale in the third-place game at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic Saturday evening.
Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball grinded out a win on the road at Great Bend Friday night, 47-36.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had multiple chances to come away with a win against Olathe South Friday night in the semifinals of the Mid-America Classic, but couldn’t come up with the victory in a 54-50 loss.
MCPHERSON — Scott Mall didn’t think Manhattan played a complete game against Valley Center in the quarterfinals of the Mid-America Classic on Thursday afternoon.
The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman.
In the consolation semifinals of the Hiawatha Invitational, Horton did just enough to defeat Rock Creek Thursday afternoon, sending the Mustangs to the seventh-place game of the tournament on Saturday.
MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble advancing past Valley Center in its tournament opener at the Mid-America Classic on Thursday, defeating the Hornets, 57-37.
Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall knows his team will have its hands full as the defending champions this weekend in McPherson at the 20th annual Mid-America Classic.
Competing at home for the first time all season, the Manhattan High bowling teams took to the hardwood at Little Apple Lanes on Monday afternoon, hosting Shawnee Heights, Emporia and Junction City.
Playing in the championship game at the Burlington Invitational, Rock Creek trailed most of the night and had to rally to take home the tournament title with a 55-52 win Saturday night.
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