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  • 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. ...

  • Rock Creek wrestling competes at Burlington

    The Rock Creek wrestling team competed at the Burlington Invitational on Jan. 9, placing six in the top eight of the Mustangs’ respective weight classes. Burenheide took third at 145 pounds, going 3-1. Winn was third at 160, going 4-1. Kaden Niemeyer took fifth at 285 pounds, finishing the day 2-2. Josh Ward was ...

  • United volleyball team wins in Hutchinson

    The United 13-and-under Konza volleyball club team from Manhattan competed at the “In It To Win It” tournament in Hutchinson recently. United dominated the eight-team field by winning nine out of 10 sets. The team swept bracket play to earn first place. The team is made up of seventh graders from ...

  • HANOVER 61, VALLEY HEIGHTS 44

    Playing on their home court, the Valley Heights Mustangs were outscored in all four quarters in a 17-point loss to Hanover Monday night in the TVL quarterfinals. Valley Heights stayed close for a half, trailing by four points at halftime, but saw Hanover break the game open in the third ...

  • WASHINGTON CO. 70, FRANKFORT 39

    Playing the next game on the same court as the Frankfort girls, the Frankfort boys were hoping to secure an upset win and complete the sweep against the Tigers Monday night. The Wildcats couldn’t keep up with Washington County’s high-scoring attack, however, falling behind by 18 by halftime and ...










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