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  • MHS wrestling takes third place at 20-team tournament

    Every wrestler scored points over the weekend, and the Manhattan took third place out of 20 teams at the Ram Duals in Owasso, Oklahoma. Jalin Harper and Zephry Killham went undefeated in their bouts, and Harper was named most outstanding wrestler for the upper weights. Eldon Picou (285), Mason Wallace (145), Bubba Wilson (132) ...

  • MHS falls to McPherson, 66-56, in championship of McPherson Invitational

    Every Manhattan boys basketball player was stone-faced as he watched McPherson accept its gold medals on Saturday night. The Indians (7-3, 3-1 Centennial League) lost, 66-56, to the Bullpups (9-4) in a game that was tied four separate times and had 11 lead changes, nine of which came in the first ...

  • Sophomores lead the way in MHS girls basketball’s win over Seaman

    Kia Wilson and Garrin Williams had a similar mindset when it came to scoring — it wasn’t their main focus. The sophomores were focusing mainly on defense, something head coach Scott Mall emphasizes. And it paid off. They both had career nights, Wilson with 18 points and Williams with 12 in the ...

  • MHS girls bowling takes second, boys third at quad

    Manhattan girls bowling continued its strong start with a second-place finish in a quad meet against Centennial League foes Shawnee Heights, Emporia and Topeka West on Thursday in Topeka. The Indians bowled a 2,071, just six pins behind Shawnee Heights, which won with a 2,077. Topeka West took third with a 1,988 and ...

  • USD 383 names mascot committee members

    The committee is set. The Manhattan-Ogden school board announced who will serve on the committee charged with addressing issues surrounding the Manhattan High School Indian mascot. Superintendent Marvin Wade will serve as the chair of the committee and will soon meet with all of the members to decide when and ...

  • Defense key in MHS boys basketball’s win over Hutchinson

    Manhattan began the first of a long stretch of basketball on Thursday in dominant fashion, beating Hutchinson, 53-35, in the first round of the McPherson Invitational Tournament. “The first four-minute quarter of the first half and the first four-minute quarter of the second half were just huge for us,” head ...

  • MHS boys swim and dive comes in second in league showdown

    Going into the final event, Manhattan was tied with Washburn Rural for second place in a three-team meet. Manhattan’s 400 freestyle relay team of Xander Say, Wyatt Balman, Trey Hafen and Preston Harrison came through, beating Washburn Rural by four seconds and coming in second place. Manhattan finished with 367 points. ...

  • MHS wrestling beats Olathe South, 52-17, on emotional Senior Night

    Manhattan head wrestling coach Robert Gonzales couldn’t quite keep a dry eye Wednesday night. “I had to stay over in the corner so no one could see I had teardrops in my eye,” he said. Manhattan beat Olathe South, 52-17, in a dual meet. Seniors Devin Norris (138), Mason Wallace (142) ...

  • Picou looking forward to unexpected opportunity to play in Shrine Bowl

    Manhattan right tackle Eldon Picou didn’t think he would play high school football again. The senior has taken his last snap for the Indians, sure, but he will get to play one more time representing Manhattan in the Shrine Bowl on July 29. The Shrine Bowl started in 1974 and is ...

  • USD 383: Board to name mascot panel

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board is expected to announce who will serve on a committee to address issues surrounding Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot during its next meeting. The board meets 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. The board is not slated to consider any new business. ...

  • MHS boys back in KBCA top 10

    The Manhattan boys basketball team is back in the top 10. The boys team checks in at No. 7 in the 6A rankings by the Kansas Basketball Coaches’ Association poll, which is released every Monday. The Indians last played on Tuesday, beating Shawnee Heights 78-72. Their game against Topeka West on Friday ...

  • MHS wrestling places second at Newton Tournament of Champions

    Despite the icy weather, Manhattan wrestling had a strong showing at the Newton Tournament of Champions, taking home second place with 167 total points. Arkansas City High School took home first place with 172.5 total points. Wrestling went until 10 p.m. on Friday and started at 8 a.m. on Saturday because of ...










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