The Blue Valley-Randolph boys’ basketball team eked out a narrow 52-51 win over Linn Thursday night in the Rams’ first game of the season.
Ten Riley County football players and nine Rock Creek football players were named to the All-Mid-East League football teams Wednesday.
Three local girls’ basketball teams were part of the preseason Kansas Basketball Coaches Association polls in their respective classes. The polls were released Wednesday.
The Manhattan High boys’ swim and dive team finished fourth Wednesday at the Topeka West Boys Invite with 325 points. Washburn Rural won the event with 461 points.
Of all Manhattan High’s winter sports teams, the boys’ swim and dive team has had perhaps the rockiest road to get to the start of this season.
Manhattan boys’ soccer senior midfielder Cole Schmitt and senior midfielder/forward Connor Turner both earned another award to end their high school careers.
For the second year in a row, Manhattan High’s Damian Ilalio is the Centennial League Defensive Player of the Year.
JUNCTION CITY — The end of the season came a week earlier than the Junction City Blue Jays, and their fans, hoped for Friday night. Two-time defending Class 6A champion Derby proved to be far too powerful, beating Junction City 62-27 in the final game at Al Simpler Stadium.
FRANKFORT — Nick Anderson had a feeling his team was fortunate to still be in the game as his defense ran back onto the field midway through the second quarter Friday.
Following a season that saw the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team finish 10-6-1 and fall just short of upsetting Washburn Rural in the regional round, seven Indians’ players were named to one of the All-Centennial League teams, which were released Thursday.
The Junction City High School Athletic Field was dedicated Sept. 24, 1965. On Friday, the stadium that was renamed to honor coach Al Simpler in 1983 will host its final high school football game, ending a 55-year run as the home of the Blue Jays. The team will start the 2021 season at a new …
For only the fifth time in program history — 1975, 2007, 2008, 2015, 2020 — Junction City will face Derby. The series is tied 2-2, with Derby earning the last victory in their state-winning bid in 2015.
Two Manhattan volleyball seniors ended their high school careers in style Monday, earning spots on the All-Centennial League first team.
Following a season that saw the Wamego football team advance to the sectional round of the Class 4A playoffs, nine Red Raiders’ players were named to the North Central Kansas League’s all-league teams. Four players were named to the first team on either offense or defense, and five earned ho…
With the first official day of the 2020-21 high school winter sports season being Monday, Manhattan High announced its practice slate for its eight winter sports and activities.
FRANKFORT — Devan McEwen had nary a misstep all night. He dodged, ducked, juked and spun around defenders nearly every time he had the ball. Lebo’s starting quarterback, McEwen accounted for 271 of his team’s 368 yards in Friday’s sectional matchup versus Frankfort. He also scored all six of…
JUNCTION CITY — In a last-ditch effort Friday night, Wichita East attempted to drive up the field for a game-tying score. In an attempt to get the first down and a final shot at the end zone, quarterback Daylan Jones tossed the ball near the first-down marker. That ball was tipped by a Junct…
RILEY — Advancing to the state semifinals always was going to be a tall task for Riley County, as the Falcons hosted No. 1 Andale Friday night in the Class 3A sectional round.
Frankfort remains No. 5 in the latest Kpreps.com rankings for the 8-Man Division II class following its 54-43 win over St. Johns-Tipton last week. This is the fifth straight week Frankfort (6-1) has been in that spot.
There wasn’t much defense on either side of Friday night’s regional matchup between Frankfort and Beloit St. Johns-Tipton. However, when it needed stops, the Wildcats came up with just enough of them to pull off a 54-43 win to advance to the sectional round of the 8-Man Division II playoffs.
JUNCTION CITY — Junction City High advanced to the third round of the Kansas State High School Activities Association Class 6A football tournament with a 70-25 victory over the visiting Washburn Rural Junior Blues Friday at Al Simper Stadium.
EL DORADO — Quarterback Hayden Oviatt led the Wamego High football team to a regional championship Friday night in El Dorado.
Frankfort football maintained its place as the No. 5 team in Kpreps.com’s 8-Man Division II rankings following a 60-14 win over Downs-Lakeside in the first round of the playoffs.
Following an eighth-place finish in the 2020 state tournament, the Manhattan High boys’ wrestling team will enter the 2020-21 season No. 3 in Class 6A in the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association’s boys’ rankings. The Indians slot in behind only top-ranked Washburn Rural and No. 2 Garden City.
When in doubt, give the ball to Nic Allen. That’s all Riley County had to do Friday night, as the Falcons opened the first round of the Class 3A playoffs with a convincing 55-16 victory over Smoky Valley.
AUGUSTA — In the moments after winning his second state title in as many years, Daniel Harkin wasn’t happy.
JUNCTION CITY — The first round of the 6A football playoffs is in the books with the Junction City Blue Jays moving on after a 42-21 victory over Lawrence-Free State.
FLUSH — Rock Creek’s high-powered offense, with senior quarterback Charlie Killingsworth at the controls, was a powerful threat all season. But not Friday night. Other than two big plays, the Mustangs couldn’t muster much offense.
Manhattan is no stranger to its opponent in the first round of the 2020 6A playoffs. However, the memory of its last meeting with the team it is set to go up against isn’t one the Indians are eager to remember.
Following a preseason of uncertainty and a regular season filled with unexpected cancelations and reschedulings, the football postseason finally has arrived.
Valley Heights has been forced to forfeit its opening-round playoff game against Northeast-Arma because of issues caused by the coronavirus. The forfeit ends the Mustangs’ season.
The gates to the Topeka High goal stayed closed for longer than the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team would have liked. But when they opened, they opened fast.
Junction City’s season finale against Highland Park was canceled Thursday afternoon because of a positive coronavirus case in the Highland Park football program. The game will not be rescheduled.