Wabaunsee’s boys beat Mission Valley 65-52 in Saturday’s sub-state title game in Eskridge.
COUNCIL GROVE — Rock Creek guard Dawson Zenger hoisted the Class 3A sub-state plaque into the air with one hand, and with the other, he motioned the Mustangs’ limited student section onto the court.
COUNCIL GROVE — Eager to celebrate, Silver Lake’s girls burst from their locker room barely 60 seconds after they entered.
WAMEGO — Holton High ended Wamego’s boys’ basketball season Friday night in the Sub-State Championship. The Wildcats topped the Red Raiders 64-60.
COUNCIL GROVE — With tears streaming down his cheeks, Rock Creek guard Dawson Zenger opened his Notes app and began writing a letter.
The Manhattan Mercury’s sports section continues making its mark in the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) annual national contest — and it is only getting better.
Jessi Brummett scored 14 points to lead Riley County’s girls to a 31-19 win over Rock Creek in Thursday’s sub-state semifinal game in Council Grove.
TOPEKA — Red-faced and bleary-eyed, Manhattan’s girls filed out of the visitors’ locker room one by one. They hugged their teammates, their parents and anyone willing to squeeze, really.
For the second straight year, Manhattan grad Trevor Hudgins won the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association’s Player of the Year Award. The conference announced its end-of-season awards Wednesday.
Rock Creek’s boys’ team extended its win streak to six games with a 65-19 win over Rossville on Tuesday at Rock Creek High School. The Mustangs (18-2), jumped out to a 19-7 lead after the first quarter and didn’t let up.
TOPEKA — With 2:19 remaining in his Manhattan career, Owen Braxmeyer sulked toward the Indians’ bench, chose a seat and watched.
Rock Creek's girls' basketball team played a pair of tight games against Rossville during the regular season. So it was no surprise when the pair had a tight affair in a first-round matchup at sub state Monday in St. George — through three quarters, anyway.
The Class 6A state wrestling tournament marked the final event in the illustrious career of Manhattan High head coach Robert Gonzales.
Manhattan High’s boys’ and girls’ bowling teams competed at a regional tournament at West Ridge Lanes in Topeka last week.
TOPEKA — Manhattan High’s boys’ basketball team controlled the first half of Friday’s game versus Hayden, as it took a 30-21 lead at halftime.
Blue Valley-Randolph and Axtell’s girls’ basketball teams literally played to keep their seasons alive Thursday. Facing off in a sub-state contest in Randolph, the two teams traded the lead in the first two quarters. And they were tied heading into the fourth.
TOPEKA — Manhattan High scored the first two points of Thursday’s girls’ basketball game to take an early 2-0 lead. Hayden responded with the next eight points to move ahead 8-2. Manhattan rallied back to take a 12-10 advantage, but Hayden eventually went into the break up 24-18.
Manhattan High defensive lineman Damian Ilalio was honored at the school Tuesday morning after becoming the team’s 61st representative to earn a place in the annual Shrine Bowl.
Manhattan High’s wrestling program had a successful showing at sub-state in Wichita on Saturday. MHS had five wrestlers — Jantzen Borge, Jameal Agnew, Easton Taylor, Blaisen Bammes and Damian Ilalio — punch their tickets to the Class 6A state tournament.
Manhattan High’s girls’ and boys’ bowling teams competed at the Centennial League meet Wednesday in Topeka. Final scores weren’t available immediately, however, as Emporia High didn’t bowl that day because of a school closure. Emporia bowled Friday, becoming the final of the nine league team…
A record-setting day for Mitchell Bunger highlighted the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team’s efforts at the Class 6A state meet in Lenexa on Friday.
Manhattan High’s bowling teams competed in a quad at Junction City on Thursday that featured the hosts from Junction City High as well as Solomon and Washington County.
Four years ago, after moving to Manhattan with two years of wrestling experience, Manhattan High head coach Robert Gonzales introduced Damian Ilalio and his parents to the school’s wrestling program.
It was a historic Wednesday night for Manhattan High girls’ basketball, as head coach Scott Mall reached the 400-win milestone.
Flint Hills Christian School’s boys’ basketball team pulled off a come-from-behind win to top St. Xavier, 61-50, last week. David Wilkinson (shooting) finished with 28 points for FHCS. Aaron Fritz had a career-high 10 points in the win. The school honored Fritz and Wilkinson during senior ni…
Manhattan High’s girls’ basketball team won’t be in action Monday after all. Manhattan’s home game against Seaman, slated for 6 p.m., was postponed. The contest now will be held Wednesday.
Flint Hills Christian School seniors Rachael Overley (15) and Rachel Featherstone push the ball up the floor during Friday’s game against St. Xavier. Featherstone had five assists in the Warriors’ 39-24 win on senior night. Flint Hills Christian’s Nevaeh Pearson led all scorers with 13 point…
Manhattan High wrestling had a successful showing at the Class 6A regional Friday night in Wichita. And because of their performances, eight Manhattan wrestlers — Jantzen Borge, Jameal Agnew, Easton Taylor, Tucker Bruner, Blaisen Bammes, Devin Seibert, Clayton Frehn and Damian Llalio — are m…
Owen Braxmeyer, a star senior for Manhattan High’s boys’ basketball team, announced Thursday that he would continue his playing career at McPherson College.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball hung with Topeka High for a quarter Wednesday night. At the end of the opening period, MHS trailed 19-11.
Manhattan High’s boys’ basketball team got off to a strong start Wednesday night against Topeka High, with a 24-9 lead at the end of the first quarter.
Manhattan High’s girls’ basketball team got off to quick start against Topeka West on Tuesday, as it held a 15-8 lead at the end of the first quarter.
After a one-point loss to rival Junction City Friday night, Manhattan High’s boys’ basketball team bounced back Saturday, going on the road and easing past Emporia 59-35.