Oftentimes lost in the shuffle of National Signing Day, ESPN crews and all-day recruiting specials, is the student-athlete. The original purpose for collegiate athletic scholarships was to provide financial help in exchange for hard-work and dedication to both sport and academics. For 12 Manhattan Indians, as
Staff reports At Frankfort, the Wildcats (10-7, 5-4 Twin-Valley) trailed by five heading into the fourth quarter, but outscored Valley Heights (11-5, 7-2) 22-11 in the final quarter to win 62-56 after playing from behind all night. The Mustangs took a 16-8 lead in the
The third-ranked MCC women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to clinch a conference championship. The Crusaders defeated Ozark Christian 84-49 on Friday. MCC led 41-21 at halftime. Ashley Valentine and Brittany Shaklee scored 16 points apiece for the Crusaders. Libby Witte had
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to clinch its seventh straight Midwest Christian College Conference regular season championship, with a 9-1 conference mark. MCC defeated Ozark Christian College, 90-81 on Friday night. The Crusaders and Ozark had
WAMEGO — Despite getting off to a hot start, the Valley Heights boys weren’t able to hold off Wamego on Friday night. The Red Raiders trailed by seven early after making just three shots in the opening period, but rallied back to win convincingly, 55-40.
FLUSH — A poor shooting night from the free-throw line didn’t stop the Rock Creek boys from dominating visiting Riley County Friday night. The Mustangs defeated the Falcons 59-45, despite connecting on just 18 free throws in 40 trips to the charity stripe. Rock Creek was led
FLUSH — The Riley County girls team aced the perimeter Friday night on the road against Rock Creek. The Falcons made eight 3-pointers — five before halftime — to overwhelm the Mustangs and win 44-22. Junior Madison Vargo and senior Bree Busch led the way for Riley County
After four season of leading the Riley County Falcons at quarterback, and countless honors along the way, Bryce Chavis is ready to go to the next level. The Riley County senior announced his commitment on Wednesday, choosing to play at Butler Community College next season.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road on Tuesday and defeated Barclay College 71-65, MCC’s win avenged its only loss in conference play, as Barclay had defeated MCC earlier this season 78-77 in Manhattan. Barclay jumped out to an
At Onaga, the Frankfort boys (9-6, 4-3 Twin-Valley) used a 14-5 run in the second quarter to keep Onaga (9-5, 4-2) at arm’s length the rest of the way on Tuesday — winning 53-42. Alex Surdez led Frankfort with 15 points, including three 3-pointers, while Calahan
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