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  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 23, 2016

    Area players make all-state

    The Flint Hills were well represented on this year’s all-state basketball ballots, with 18 area players making the list of the state’s best. Manhattan High had four players honored, with Maddie Mittie making the Topeka Capital-Journal’s all-6A second team and an honorable

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    MCC men lose national semi, finish third

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team fell short in its bid to reach the NCCAA Championship game, losing 85-74 to Grace Bible College (Mich.) on Friday night in Ankeny, Iowa. MCC defeated North Central University (Minn.), 106-96, on Saturday to finish third. The

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    Jackson Heights boys, Central Plains girls win at 2A

    The Jackson Heights boys’ basketball team brought home a state title in 2A after coming into this weekend’s tournament seeded fifth in a loaded bracket, despite losing only two games in the regular season. The Cobras won 64-55 Saturday. Jackson Heights upended previously-undefeated Sacred

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    CENTRAL PLAINS 62, OLPE 51

    In the girls’ championship, Central Plains completed its second undefeated season in the last three years while clinching its third consecutive title with an 11-point win over Olpe Saturday afternoon. The Oilers made it a three-peat behind a strong start to the third quarter, turning

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    CENTRAL PLAINS 56, HILL CITY 25

    After losing a battle of unbeatens in Friday’s semifinal, Central Plains had little trouble taking care of business against Hill City Saturday. The Oilers had an 18-point lead by halftime and won each of the final two quarters to finish off the rout. Braeden

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    VALLEY FALLS 54, HILL CITY 50

    Valley Falls, which saw its unbeaten streak end on Friday against undefeated Olpe, managed to hold on for a third-place finish in a four-point victory over Hill City. The Dragons turned a three-point deficit early in the fourth quarter into a 46-39 lead with a 10

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    JACKSON HTS. 68, HILL CITY 48

    The Jackson Heights boys came back from an early deficit to slam Hill City, 68-48, and punch their ticket for the Class 2A state title game in Bramlage Coliseum. Zane Richter scored 29 points as the Cobras trailed 18-13 early, but outscored Hill City 55-30 the

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    SACRED HEART 62, CENTRAL PLAINS 52

    The Knights used a big run from the second into the third quarter to hold off Central Plains in a battle of unbeaten teams. Central Plains had the 18-17 advantage after the first quarter, and led 28-27 at halftime. But an 18-1 run that started

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    OLPE 46, VALLEY FALLS 34

    The Olpe Eagles found their way to another state championship game with a 46-34 win over Valley Falls. Ople led 13-8 after the first quarter and extended its lead to 21-15. The Eagles led 32-21 going into the fourth quarter, and outscored Valley Falls 14-13

  • Area Schools | March 12, 2016

    CENTRAL PLAINS 53, HILL CITY 47

    Central Plains came from behind in the fourth quarter to beat Hill City, 53-47, and advance to the state title game. Central Plains led 8-6 after the first quarter and 20-17 at halftime, but Hill City charged back to take a 34-31 lead into the

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