It was hard not to be impressed by the Wamego High girls’ basketball team last week at the Class 4A state tournament. Admittedly, I had not watched the Red Raiders play prior to last weekend. My focus is always Manhattan High as long as the
With the state basketball tournaments around the state finished and champions crowned, it’s the time of year for awards. Both the girls’ and boys’ all-league honors for the Centennial League were released on Tuesday, with eight of Manhattan High’s players recognized. For the
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team lost in the NCCAA Division-II National Championship to Maranatha Baptist, 56-53, on Monday night. Maranatha jumped out to an early 17-11 lead, but the Crusaders chipped away at the lead and trailed just 31-26 at
The Manhattan Area Technical College men’s golf team competed in its first-ever tournament recently, marking the first event in any sport at MATC. The Bison competed at the Swede Invitational hosted by Bethany College for a two-day event, March 7-8. The first day was
The Smith Center Lady Red took charge in the fourth quarter and outscored Jefferson County North by five points to beat the Chargers 63-55 and win the 2A girls title at Bramlage Coliseum. A seesaw battle most of the way, the Lady Red led the
SALINA — In the end, it was fitting that Rikki Alderson and Lakyn Rowden were the last two Red Raiders to score in Saturday’s state championship win. More often than not, the two senior starters are overshadowed by Kaylee and Lanie Page and their dynamic
The Sterling Black Bears ended the first half strong and started the second half the same way in its 57-35 victory over Moundridge. Third-seeded Sterling outscored the Wildcats by eight points in the second quarter alone and led 28-17 at the break 28-17. The Black
A strong first half kept the Wildcats afloat in their 71-68 win over Ness City. Moundridge outscored the Eagles by six in the second quarter and went into halftime with a 41-33 lead. Ness City made it interesting in the fourth quarter and outscored the
A last-second layup by Republic County’s Trevor Allen tied the game at the final buzzer and sent the game into overtime where the Buffaloes outlasted the Meade Buffaloes 64-53 to claim the Class 2a state championship Saturday night at Bramlage Coliseum. It was Meade
ALINA — Wamego’s Lakyn Rowden has a knack for finding open shots. Whether it’s spotting up for a 3-pointer or setting up just outside the paint for an easy jumper, the senior has been one of the Red Raiders’ more reliable contributors this year.
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