Former Manhattan High baseball star Ed Scott inked with Texas Christian University, a perennial powerhouse in the college baseball scene. Scott went to play at Cloud County Community College after his high school career concluded, and he is now one of 13 T-Birds to sign with four year school…
Shane Sieben likes to give out a game ball to a top performer on his Rock Creek baseball squad after a win. On May 23, it was his pitcher, Toby Becker.
There’s 350 feet of space in the open field where Sam Hankins lives. That’s a good thing since Hankins, a junior at Manhattan High, can throw a javelin more than 200 feet.
Haleigh Harper wasn’t satisfied with her performance at the plate after the 2018 softball season. She’s got a competitive fire by nature that doesn’t have an offseason; she’s a three-sport athlete. Harper, who finished her senior season at Manhattan High this spring, wasn’t going to settle, …
The Manhattan Optimist Prime softball team earned fifth place after playing seven games in the Kansas USSSA “C” State Tournament in Salina last weekend.
Steve Wagner and Tristan Kulp admit they aren’t overly talkative. But taking part in last week’s Shrine Bowl, they said, helped both break out of their shells.
One night earlier this spring, Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales and his family sat down for dinner in Topeka. Many topics were discussed, with a plenty of laughs throughout.
Emilee Ebert can’t quite remember the first time she watched Kansas State women’s basketball play at Bramlage Coliseum. All she knows is she’s too young to recall her exact age.
Rock Creek star Toby Becker now has a college destination. The pitcher took to Twitter over the weekend to announce his plans for the future.
Frankfort High’s boys golf team took an unorthodox approach to preparing for the 1A state tournament last month. Head coach Brian Ebert and his team of six slept in their own beds, stayed indoors and went to the library in the 24 hours before heading to Salina.
Manhattan High defensive lineman David Hernandez will play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl in Dodge City on Saturday. Originally selected in December, Hernandez will be the 60th Indian to compete in the annual game.
Isiah Childs tells people he’s a perfectionist when it comes to his craft. He describes his demeanor on the field as, sometimes, “too tense.” But Childs always wants to get better and surpass expectations. Weston Moody, Childs’ head coach at Wamego High, said his favorite story about Childs …
Wamego star running back Isiah Childs has garnered plenty of attention from schools across the country since receiving his first Division I offer in April. He picked up an offer from the school right in his backyard Sunday, though.
Riley County’s boys golf team defended its state title by winning its second consecutive sand greens state championship. The Falcons won with a score of 349, a hefty 30-stroke cushion from their closest competition, at La Crosse Country Club in La Crosse on Thursday.
The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 18U softball team started the season with five games at the Memorial Day NIT tournament in Kansas City last weekend. The Monarchs fell 7-3 in the first game to the Knights. Kenzie Kruse homered and Abigail Chainey, Kat Range and Taylor Strickland all singled i…
Manhattan High had five athletes receive All-Centennial League honors this week after the conclusion of the 2019 season. Zac Cox, Cade Perkins, Dayne Aschenbrenner and Tyce Hoover were recognized from the baseball team while Haleigh Harper did the same for softball.
Brad Ficke, like every coach whose team competed at the Class 6A state golf meet at the Firekeeper Golf Course in Mayetta on Tuesday, wanted to win it all.
TOPEKA — The nine seniors from Rock Creek baseball huddled together on Seaman High School’s diamond late Monday night, soaking in their final moments wearing their white, black and blue uniforms together. The Mustangs were minutes removed from losing 10-4 in the Class 3A state championship g…
WICHITA — Conditions weren’t ideal for Manhattan’s 4x400 relay team Sunday, with an early wake-up time and a two-hour trip from Manhattan back to Cessna Stadium for the final event of the Kansas state track meet.
WICHITA — Steven Roudybush was still catching his breath and squinting into the sunlight at Cessna Stadium, out of breath from helping his Wamego 4x400 relay team finish third, when he came to a realization.
WICHITA — For all the records he’s broken, meets he’s won and titles he’s clinched, Sam Hankins wasn’t always in position to secure his third straight Class 6A state championship in the javelin throw on Saturday afternoon.
EMPORIA — Even when the last out was made and Toby Becker had spun a no-hitter for Rock Creek, there wasn’t a big celebration.
The goal that Manhattan used to secure a 1-0 win over Wichita North Wednesday afternoon and move on to the Class 6A state tournament was, according to almost all involved, a blur.
Back in his days as a paramedic, Brian Smith and his colleagues dubbed their line of work the “McDonald’s of healthcare.” Thirty minutes on one call, then clean the back of the ambulance before riding to the next adventure.
Severe weather prevented the Manhattan High boys golf team from completing competition Monday at the Class 6A state tournament in Newton.
TOPEKA — The cheers erupted on one side of the Capitol Federal Natatorium. Lawrence had just won the Class 6A girls swimming and diving title, and the venue was boisterous and loud.
Kory Cool knew exactly what his Manhattan High track and field team was getting into when it traveled to Lawrence for the Class 6A regionals Friday.
Wamego’s Bristol Swann (right) hands off the baton to Marcquiece Cade (left) during the boys’ 4x400-meter relay at the regional track meet in Abilene on Friday. Wamego’s boys’ and girls’ teams both placed second at the regional. Multiple Red Raiders qualified for the state meet by virtue of …