Sports

  • MHS fights off Topeka High to stay undefeated

    Friday night’s 46-20 win over Topeka High was far from perfect for Manhattan, but it was enough. “We’ve got a long ways to go as far as our discipline and cleaning up the mistakes,” head coach Joe Schartz said. “This is just a step in the right direction.” ...

  • MHS soccer loses, 2-1, in overtime to Washburn Rural

    Manhattan head boys soccer coach Frank Alonso saw passion and intensity from his team he hadn’t seen before on Thursday night. But it wasn’t quite enough. The Indians lost to Washburn Rural, 2-1, in overtime. “Everybody was hype about it, and everybody did their best,” forward Angel Fraire ...

  • Killham quietly leads MHS defense

    Zephry Killham prefers to let his pads do the talking on the field. Head coach Joe Schartz has watched the senior outside linebacker/ strong safety develop into a leader on the field over the past four years. “Zeph is really quiet, so sometimes he’s hard to get a read ...

  • MHS golf finishes 7th at Washburn Rural Invitational meet

    Manhattan girls golf couldn’t replicate the success of its past two tournaments, coming in seventh at the 10-team Washburn Rural Invitational. “We didn’t start very well, and the girls didn’t respond to adversity like we would like,” head coach Chris George said. “The back nine at Wamego ...

  • MHS boys soccer loses loses, 2-1, in overtime

    Manhattan head boys soccer coach Frank Alonso finally saw passion and intensity from his team he hadn’t seen before on Thursday night. But it wasn’t quite enough. The Indians lost to Washburn Rural, 2-1, in overtime. “Everybody was hype about it, and everybody did their best,” forward Angel ...

  • Mascot forum format up in air

    How the Manhattan-Ogden school district conducts a planned public forum on the Manhattan High School mascot is still up in the air. During the Sept. 7 meeting, the board chose to schedule a Nov. 30 public forum to allow people the opportunity to share their thoughts on possibly changing the school’s ...

  • Defense key in tough Topeka High matchup

    Manhattan head football coach Joe Schartz likes to tell his team to try and go 1-0 every week. That might prove a little harder this Friday. Schartz thinks now is the time for a tough challenge like Topeka High. The Trojans are off to a 2-1 start, with their only ...

  • Schulz responds to WSU football flap

    Former K-State President Kirk Schulz, who took the helm at Washington State University earlier this year, responded Monday to the controversy surrounding that school’s football team. Four players were arrested recently for assault and other charges. Since Mike Leach started coaching the team in early 2012, players have been arrested 29 ...

  • Duo wins Kansas Senior Games title

    Manhattan duo Dennis Law and Roger Allerheiligen won the doubles racquetball title on Sunday at the Kansas Senior Games in Topeka. Law and Allerheiligen defeated Russell Belle and Joel Spigel from Missouri to win the title in the 70–74 age group. Allerheiligen also won the singles title, beating out Spigel. With ...

  • MHS boys soccer can’t hold on, loses to Seaman, 2-0

    There were just too many holes for Manhattan’s boys soccer team on Tuesday night. After a promising 2-0 win against Shawnee Heights last week, the Indians lost to Seaman, 2-0. Manhattan was solid in the first half, holding Seaman scoreless. But after allowing the first goal early in the ...

  • MHS volleyball sweeps quad

    Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht felt Tuesday’s sweep of Topeka West, Topeka High and Concordia was a good stepping stone for her team. Manhattan won the first two matches against Topeka West and Topeka High in two sets. It was close out of the gate against Topeka West, ...

  • MHS girls tennis takes the court in makeup versus Topeka High

    Less than 24 hours after leaving the court after a quad meet, Manhattan’s girls tennis team faced Topeka High in a dual meet. The meet was a makeup from Aug 30. The Indians finished 11-1 as a team. Each girl played one singles and one doubles match. Kira Schartz, Neely Joyce, ...










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