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  • MHS soccer loses second straight Mhssoccer1

    Not much went Manhattan’s way on Wednesday night. The Indians (5-3) lost to Topeka High, 1-0, for their second straight loss. “We just got beat,” head coach Mike Sanchez said. “They were the better team today; that happens.” Each team had two shots on goal, while keeper Emilie Korenek ...

  • Killham signs with Emporia State for football

    Zephry Killham isn’t going far to play football next year. Killham, a safety and standout on special teams, signed with Emporia State on Thursday. “Just basically hearing all these good things about it, and I decided to give it a try, and turns out, I really liked it,” he ...

  • MHS sweeps Highland Park with pair of run-rule wins Mhsbb5

    Manhattan’s commanding 12-2 win over Highland Park in Game 2 didn’t start out that way. The Indians (6-2) trailed 2-0 through the top of the first inning before plating three runs in the bottom of the frame and never looking back. Highland Park (0-8) took its only lead of ...

  • MHS swim and dive wins home meet

    The Manhattan girls swim and dive team didn’t have much time between its meet on Wednesday and Monday’s meet against Emporia and Hays. Turns out, the Indians didn’t need it. Manhattan won the meet, finishing with 296 points, 147 points more than second-place Emporia. Head coach Alex Brown was ...

  • MHS softball sweeps Highland Park

    The Manhattan softball team can breathe a sigh of relief. The Indians beat Highland Park 11-0 in Game 1 and 18-1 in Game 2 to end a six-game losing skid. Both games were called early because of the run rule. Anna Batt had a stellar outing in Game 1, allowing just one runner ...

  • State title team connected with MHS athletics history

    Nearly 30 years ago, Greg Wilson was the fullback on a state championship-winning Manhattan High football team. This winter, his two daughters, Kia and Kennedy, started for the Indians’ girls’ basketball team. They ended the year the way he did: with a state title. “Pretty amazing,” Greg Wilson said. He said ...

  • A look back at the season: Manhattan girls reach goal of title

    Before the season, the Manhattan girls basketball team set a goal: win a state title. The Indians reached that goal on March 11, bringing home the first girls basketball title in school history with a 44-42 win over Derby (20-5). It didn’t come easy, though. “From the first day of ...

  • The win: MHS girls hold on to capture first-ever state title

    WICHITA — Ask around on the Manhattan girls basketball team, and you’ll probably hear that there wasn’t any doubt. Not when the Indians’ substantial lead dwindled throughout the fourth quarter and shrank to nothing with just seconds left on the clock against Derby in the 6A state championship game. ...

  • MHS’ Mall, Carr earn Flint Hills coach, player of the year

    When Chrissy Carr moved from Minnetonka, Minnesota, over the summer, she figured she would have somewhat of an impact on the already-deep Manhattan girls basketball team. Maybe average nine or 10 points per game and fill out the stat sheet in rebounding, assists and steals. She did a lot more than ...

  • MHS soccer drawing positives despite 2-0 loss to Blue Valley

    Despite losing 2-0 to Blue Valley on Saturday, Manhattan defenders Molly Smith and Karmen Martinie thought their team had just played one of its best games of the season. “I think we were very cohesive this game, and we can take that into future games,” Smith said, “and just fix ...

  • MHS baseball splits Washburn Rural doubleheader

    Manhattan head baseball coach Don Hess was happy with how his team came back from a tough loss on Friday. Washburn Rural’s Payton Smith hit a two-out walk-off double to give the Junior Blues the 2-1 win in Game 1. Manhattan (4-2) responded with an 8-2 win in Game 2. Hess ...

  • MHS softball swept by Washburn Rural

    Manhattan softball experienced a little déjà vu on Friday. Washburn Rural beat the Indians, 9-1, in each game of the doubleheader. Madisyn Shaneyfelt scored both runs for the Indians. Head coach Monty Enright felt Game 2 starting pitcher Chelsey Henry had one of her best outings of the season. The ...










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