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  • FRANKFORT 45, CLIFTON-CLYDE 37

    At Clyde, Frankfort used a dominant start to take a 16-1 lead into the second quarter against Clifton-Clyde in a Twin Valley League win. Clifton-Clyde managed to win each of the final three quarters following, but couldn’t make up the large deficit. Hayle Shriver led the Wildcats with 19 points, ...

  • VALLEY HEIGHTS 64, ONAGA 15

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights had no trouble taking care of business against winless Onaga at home, taking a 20-point lead in the first quarter and a 44-5 lead at halftime before slowing down in the second half. Jo Roepke scored 31 points to lead the Mustangs, while Kayla Smith had 22. ...

  • ROCK CREEK 74, RILEY CO. 50

    At Flush, the Mustangs stayed undefeated with a rout of Riley County at home, taking an 18-point lead to the second quarter and a 46-23 lead to halftime before playing a more even second half. Bailey Vetter led Rock Creek with 15 points, with Carson Becker and Caleb Rogge each adding 14. ...

  • FRANKFORT 64, CLIFTON-CLYDE 45

    At Clyde, the Wildcats used a strong second quarter to gain separation from Clifton-Clyde, taking a 15-point lead to halftime before playing a close second half. Jedd Rose scored 23 points to lead Frankfort, while Adam Kenworthy scored 14 and Ryan Kraushaar scored 10. Frankfort (2-5) hosts Axtell on Friday. ...

  • VALLEY HEIGHTS 43, ONAGA 36

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights held serve on its home court, beating Onaga behind a strong second quarter. The Mustangs went to halftime up seven before playing the second half even and holding on for the win. The Mustangs were led by Anthony Edwards’ 21 points. Valley Heights (3-3) travels to ...

  • WASHINGTON CO. 69, BV-RANDOLPH 16

    At Randolph, Blue Valley struggled against undefeated Washington County, trailing at halftime 42-5 and facing a 44-point deficit heading into the final quarter. The Rams got seven points each from Griffen Vincent and Haydn Budenbender. Blue Valley (2-4) hosts Centralia on Friday. ...

  • MHS boys hold off Vikings, 75-61

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off a pesky Seaman team in its first home game of the season, winning 75-61 on Tuesday night. The Indians made 12 of 14 free throws in the final quarter to put away the win. Manhattan (6-0) led nearly all of the game, but struggled ...

  • MHS girls rout Seaman, stay undefeated

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had little trouble taking care of business in a rout of Seaman Tuesday night, winning 75-41. In the first home game of the season, the Indians didn’t disappoint the home crowd, taking a 21-6 lead after one and leading by 23 at halftime. Manhattan ...

  • Rose deserves a fair shot at Hall of Fame Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Forgive me for stepping outside the good cheer of the season, just for a few minutes. But I’m angry. Or maybe frustrated is a better word. The event that just lit me up once again was the announcement by Major League Baseball czar Rob Manfred that Pete Rose’s ...

  • Biggest sports stories of 2015

    Snyder elected to Hall of Fame Kansas State’s legendary football coach officially joined the College Football Hall of Fame in December, becoming just the fourth-ever active coach to be enshrined, joining Bobby Bowden (Florida State), Joe Paterno (Penn State) and John Gagliardi (St. John’s). Snyder’s induction comes ...

  • Riley County’s Staten, Wamego’s Weber earn top honors

    Riley County’s Garrett Staten is The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Football Player of the Year after rushing for 1,138 yards and 15 touchdowns this past season. The junior running back averaged nearly 7 yards per carry for the Falcons. Wamego’s Lee Weber is The Mercury’s All-Flint Hills Coach of the ...

  • Indians take 5th at Flatwater Fracas

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Grand Island, Neb., and finished in fifth place at the Flatwater Fracas over the weekend. The Indians finished in 11th place in the event a year ago, but were at their best this year. Manhattan went 7-1 in duals, including bracket-match wins over ...










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