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  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Washington Co. 71, South Gray 57

    The Washington County Tigers needed a strong fourth quarter to pull away from third-seeded South Gray and score the upset win in the 2A quarterfinals.

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Central Plains 67, Jackson Heights 42

    Fifth-seeded Central Plains took an early lead against Jackson Heights and didn’t relent, earning a trip to Friday’s semifinals against top-seeded and undefeated Olpe.

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2015

    Olpe 42, Pitt-Colgan 31

    Top-seeded and undefeated Olpe got a scare from eighth-seeded Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan, but ultimately did enough to win and advance into Friday’s semifinals.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Rock boys advance to state semis

    WICHITA — After coming home after the opening-round of state a season ago, the Rock Creek Mustangs are making a weekend out of it this time around.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Manhattan High girls ready for Shawnee Mission NW

    A year ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team came to the Class 6A state tournament at Wichita’s Koch Arena as the No. 1 seed, expecting to do big things while riding a 19-game winning streak. This year’s team is back, which is no small feat.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Stenberg signs with Benedictine

    There were times in Alex Stenberg’s high school track and field career that left her wanting to hang it up.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Indians beat Trojans, now head to state

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    Being a heavily-favored top seed in a postseason basketball tournament comes with plenty of advantages, but it also creates a pressure-filled environment for the team that’s supposed to win.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Centralia ends Valley Heights’ season

    If the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team had a time machine at the beginning of the season and traveled to the end of it, there would be a couple things the Mustangs would have been surprised to see.

  • Manhattan High School | March 08, 2015

    Indians medal two at state bowling

    The Manhattan High bowling teams sent three athletes to the Class 6A state bowling meet at Wichita’s Northrock Lanes on Friday, while bringing home two medals.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Wamego loses in a rout at Hayden

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    The Red Raiders found themselves in a double-digit hole less than 90 seconds into the contest and didn’t score their first basket until the 2:15 mark of the first quarter.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Rock Creek boys going to state

    The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 4A-Div. II state tournament with a 68-47 win over Chapman on Saturday night.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Late FT ends Mustangs’ season

    The Valley Heights Mustangs battled all night with Doniphan West in Friday’s Class 1A-Div. I semifinal at Frankfort, tying the game in the final minute before losing, 52-51.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Silver Lake 67, Riley Co. 50

    At Rossville, the Falcons saw their season come to an end at the hands of a hot-shooting Silver Lake squad which finished the night with nine 3-pointers.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Centralia 57, Frankfort 48

    At Frankfort, the hometown Wildcats came close to defeating their rival Centralia in the semifinals of the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state, but couldn’t get over the hump in the final minutes.

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2015

    Clay Center 54, Rock Creek 44

    At Chapman, Rock Creek gave heavily-favored Clay Center all it could handle in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state semifinal.

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2015

    MHS girls handle Trojans, advance to state

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 6A state basketball tournament with a 62-40 win over Topeka High in Saturday night’s sub-state semifinal at the MHS gymnasium.

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2015

    Indians cruise past Wichita SE

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    With a 69-26 win over Wichita Southeast in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has one more obstacle in its path to reach next week’s state tournament.

  • Area Schools | March 06, 2015

    Valley Heights girls into sub-state finals

    The Valley Heights girls used a strong second quarter to build a sizeable lead against Doniphan West in its 54-29 win in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state semifinal at Frankfort.

  • Area Schools | March 06, 2015

    Silver Lake 56, Riley Co. 47

    At Rossville, Riley County took a five-point lead to halftime against top-seeded Silver Lake, but couldn’t sustain it through the third quarter in an eventual season-ending loss in the Class 3A sub-state semifinals.

  • Area Schools | March 06, 2015

    Rock Creek 52, Clay Center 31

    At Chapman, Rock Creek overcame a sluggish start to win handily against Clay Center in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div.

  • Area Schools | March 06, 2015

    Abilene 68, Wamego 47

    At Topeka, the Red Raiders hung tough with Abilene for two quarters, going to halftime trailing 23-18, but couldn’t keep it close in the final two quarters of a season-ending Class 4A-Div.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2015

    MHS girls rout Golden Buffaloes

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced past Wichita Southeast, 69-26, in a Class 6A sub-state semifinal Thursday night at the MHS gymnasium Manhattan had a 42-13 lead at halftime and only added to it in the final two quarters, with the fourth period using a running clock.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2015

    Rural stuns Indians in sub-state opener

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    At some point in the future, the 2014-15 boys’ basketball team at Manhattan High will be remembered for all of the things it accomplished.

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2015

    Three Marlins to compete at sectional swim meet

    Manhattan’s Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison and Matt Bandy have each qualified in two events at the meet, which will wrap up the spring club season.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2015

    MHS girls to host Wichita Southeast

    Coming in as the top seed, Manhattan will likely have little resistance from Southeast tonight at 7, with a more difficult matchup waiting on Saturday.

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