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  • Blue Valley’s Hatesohl reflects on KU Relays

    Georgia Hatesohl had never run in a meet that big. The senior hurdler at Blue Valley had competed in the 1A state meet as a sophomore, but the Kansas Relays featured high school and college athletes from all over the region. Hatesohl ran in the girls’ 100- and 300-meter hurdles ...

  • MHS soccer beats Wichita Heights, 10-0, on Friday

    Manhattan head girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez thinks the best is yet to come for his team, but Friday’s 10-0 win over Wichita Heights was pretty sweet. “I think we’re starting to put the pieces together,” he said. “It’s definitely a step.” Addy Stone led the Indians (7 ...

  • MHS track and field takes second at Seaman Relays

    Despite gloomy clouds, Manhattan recorded several personal bests at the Seaman Relays on Friday. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams took second place, with the boys recording 73 points and the girls finishing with 76. Junction City won the girls’ side with 89 points, while Shawnee Mission Northwest won the boys’ with 81 points. ...

  • MHS coaches implementing ‘rugby-style’ tackling

    Even though the crack of pads colliding is still months away, Manhattan’s football coaches are working to make hits safer. Members of Manhattan’s coaching staff, including defensive coordinator Weston Moody and head coach Joe Schartz, took part in a training session earlier this month at Bill Snyder Family ...

  • MHS MASCOT | Group settles scholarship details

    The Manhattan High School mascot committee amicably came to a conclusion on a new scholarship, but the situation became tense when it moved on to its second task. The group spent the first hour and a half of its Wednesday meeting deciding the details of the scholarship. The committee decided ...

  • Wichmann signs with St. Olaf College for swimming

    Just a couple hours before taking the pool for Manhattan’s six-team swim meet on Wednesday, Kelly Wichmann committed to four more years of swimming. The senior signed with St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She was drawn to the school because of its size and location. Wichmann has been ...

  • MHS finishes second at six-team meet Mhsswim2

    Lauren Cassou had been missing the cut for the 6A state swim meet in the 100-meter freestyle by one, two or three hundredths of a second. She finally made the cut on her split of the 400-yard freestyle relay in Manhattan’s meet on Wednesday. Manhattan won the six-team meet ...

  • Churchman’s clutch hit pushes Rock Creek past Riley County Rileycountybaseball

    The only thing Caden Churchman was thinking when he stepped up to the plate in a tie game with two outs was that he needed to get a hit. He was happy with the result — a single up the middle to score Connor Greening and put his Rock Creek team ...

  • MHS tennis finishes fourth at Emporia meet

    Manhattan never gave up at Emporia on Tuesday. Head boys’ tennis coach Brandon Starkey was proud of how his team battled against tough competition while missing one of its top doubles players. The Indians took fourth out of eight teams with 42 points. Mill Valley won the meet with 59. Bryce Easton ...

  • MHS baseball sweeps Emporia

    Manhattan picked up a pair of wins over Emporia on Tuesday. The Indians won Game 1, 3-2, before shutting out the Spartans, 5-0, in Game 2. Emporia led Manhattan, 2-1, before the Indians recorded two seventh-inning runs. Zac Cox was hit by a pitch and scored on Nick Wohler’s game-tying double. ...

  • MHS edges Trinity Academy with second-half goal

    If the Manhattan High girls soccer team and Trinity scoring a goal apiece in the first two minutes of the game Tuesday night seemed to suggest a shootout, the two squads followed with what could only be described as the opposite. For Manhattan, the first-minute goal came from junior Addy ...

  • MHS softball battles to sweep Emporia

    Manhattan put together its two best games of the season against Emporia on Tuesday to head coach Monty Enright. The Indians took Game 1, 2-1, in nine innings before winning Game 2, 12-10, in comeback fashion. The wins mark four straight victories for Manhattan (6-8). Enright thought winning Game 1 helped spark the ...










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