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.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team fell short in its upset bid against top-seeded Ohio Christian University, 94-75, on Thursday. Ohio jumped out to an early 9-2 lead, but MCC rallied and the game remained close through most of the first half. The
Manhattan Christian College Women advanced past the opening round of the national tournament Thursday by defeating Arlington Baptist 86-56. The Crusaders led 45-26 at halftime. They extended the lead in the second half by outscoring Arlington 41-30. Ashley Valentine had a triple double for
SALINA — You could call it first-game jitters. Or perhaps it was the large crowd, or just general nervousness. Wamego coach Jim Page thought it was the amount of space behind each backboard. Whatever it was, the Wamego Red Raiders struggled to find their shot early
Jefferson County North opened the first round of the Class 2A girls state tournament in dominating fashion Thursday afternoon, cruising past No. 8-seed Meade 62-42 at Bramlage Coliseum. The top-seeded Chargers opened the game with a 20-12 advantage after the first quarter and led at
The top-seeded Meade Buffaloes stayed undefeated Wednesday when they took out No. 8-seed Oswego 80-43 to open the boys Class 2A state tournament quarterfinals at Bramlage Coliseum. Meade’s 6-foot-8 senior Randy Friesen — who signed to play football at Kansas State next year — had a
HUTCHINSON — After his team lost to Garden Plain in the Class 3A state tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday, Riley County head coach Harold Oliver wasn’t sure how many 3-pointers the Owls knocked down in the 57-34 win over his team. When told of the final
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team opened the NCCAA Division-II National Tournament with a 120-111 victory over Multnomah University Tuesday. Matt Doerksen led six Crusaders in double figures with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Sage Ruis and Lonnie Penner added 20 points apiece.
After a grueling week of sub-state games, only two teams from the Manhattan area remain to play for a state championship. The Riley County girls and Wamego girls each advanced through their respective sub-states and will start state tournament play in the coming days. The
RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball held off a strong second-half surge from Silver Lake to defeat the Eagles 52-41 on Saturday night for a trip to the Class 3A state tournament in Hutchinson next week. As the No. 2 seed, the Falcons were the visitors
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