The Kansas State High School Athletic Association’s (KSHSAA) board of directors on Wednesday unanimously voted to allow schools competing in 6-Man football to play for a KSHSAA state championship if at least 24 schools across the state compete in the classification.

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After an emotional and exhilarating week in which Manhattan High downed rival Junction City by double-digits and head coach Joe Schartz recorded his 100th win, the No. 5 Indians now have to shift their focus to a different kind of opponent.

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The Manhattan girls’ tennis varsity and junior varsity squads hosted a quad Tuesday afternoon at the Kansas State tennis courts, facing Washburn Rural and Marysville.

Stiff competition Saturday led the Manhattan girls’ tennis team to its first non-gold finish this season, losing the top spot to Blue Valley, which finished four points ahead of the second-place Indians.

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Manhattan High’s girls’ tennis came close to reaching gold, both individually and as a team, at the end of last season but fell just short. Dominant junior Jillian Harkin finished second in Class 6A after falling in the championship match, while the team walked away with its second consecuti…

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Valley Heights’ 2020 season ended with disappointment and thoughts of what could’ve been. The Mustangs were humming heading into postseason play, winning their final four games by an average of 62 points before the coronavirus reared its ugly head and forced the senior-laden team to forfeit …

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The Wamego High football team found itself seconds away from Class 4A state semifinal berth at the end of the 2020 season. A failed two-point conversion was the only thing that kept the Red Raiders from advancing — falling to Arkansas City at home by a single point, 17-16, in the sectional c…

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Last year’s roller coaster season for Manhattan High football ended with a disappointing loss to Wichita East in a Class 6A regional. All season long, the Indians battled injuries and quarantines and never found the type of rhythm and continuity befitting the talented and veteran laden-roste…

Matt Gourlay, director of golf course management at Colbert Hills Golf Course, was honored Tuesday by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for his advocacy efforts for the golf course management industry.