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
TOPEKA — Wamego coach Jim Page was ready for his Red Raider girls’ team to show a mean streak. In Saturday’s sub-state final at Hayden High School, that’s exactly what he got, as Wamego won 53-38 against Holton to move on to the Class 4
TOPEKA — Facing undefeated Highland Park, Wamego boys’ coach Troy Hemphill knew his team could ill afford to play sloppy in the opening quarter of Saturday’s sub-state final at Hayden High School in Topeka. Facing an 18-4 deficit after the first quarter, it was an
At Centralia, the Hanover Wildcats (14-6) used a strong third quarter to build a lead nine-point lead heading into the fourth quarter against Valley Heights (14-8) in the semifinals of the Centralia sub-state on Friday. The Mustangs were not able to mount a comeback in
At Topeka Hayden, the Red Raiders (18-4) managed to advance past upset-minded Royal Valley (10-12) on Thursday, 51-35, earning a game against Highland Park on Saturday in the Hayden sub-state championship game. Royal Valley, who knocked off Rock Creek on Wednesday, managed to take a
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