Sports

  • Valley Heights competes in Twin Valley League meet

    Valley Heights competed at the Twin Valley League meet on Tuesday at Centralia. Although the Mustangs did not have enough players to post a team score, all three players finished in the top 30. Payton Manley shot 105 to take 12th, while Bryan Yungeberg was 20th at 124. Quentin Blake was 24th at 147. ...

  • Indians whip T-Birds in final home game Mhssoccer7.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team ended its regular season about as well as any team could. The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. Manhattan will enter the postseason with a 12-2-2 record and plenty of confidence. The T-Birds offered little ...

  • MHS girls win 6th track league title

    By the end of the Centennial League track meet, Manhattan High head coach Jesse Woodard was dealing with conflicting emotions. With both his boys’ and girls’ teams carrying long winning streaks at this meet into Junction City’s Al Simpler Stadium, only the girls kept theirs alive, as the boys’ ...

  • Rural sweeps Indians on senior day Hilgers.phatch

    As has been the case much of the season, the Manhattan High softball team needed a big hit Thursday. Facing Washburn Rural on senior day, the Indians had the beginnings of a rally brewing in each of the two games, but couldn’t keep them going long enough to turn ...

  • Lambert, Queal lead Indians to state Tennis3.phatch

    On paper, pairing the junior tandem of Kirkland Lambert and Collin Queal into a formidable doubles team made a lot of sense. The two are both gifted tennis players and have been friends long enough to have good camaraderie on and off the court. Both competed at the Class 6A ...

  • MHS golfers take 3rd at Alvamar

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took third place at the Lawrence High Invitational at Alvamar Golf Course on Wednesday, finishing six strokes out of first place behind Shawnee Mission East and Blue Valley North. The Indians shot a 315 to take third among the 23 teams in attendance in the team’ ...

  • Perkins scores 7 goals in rivalry shutout

    Mike Sanchez doesn’t know if Cailey Perkins is the all-time freshman scoring leader for the Manhattan High girls’ soccer program. What he does know is Perkins has more goals this season than anyone else during his three previous seasons as head coach, including upperclassmen. Perkins scored seven goals against ...

  • MHS softball bounces back to sweep Emporia

    The Manhattan High softball team bounced back from a pair of losses to Hayden last week by sweeping the Emporia Spartans on the road, winning 15-2 and 10-0 Tuesday evening. The two wins give the Indians a 10-8 record with one more doubleheader scheduled Thursday at home against Washburn Rural. ...

  • MHS golf 2nd at Emporia

    Playing at the Emporia Invitational, a portion of the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took second place behind Washburn Rural on Monday afternoon. Manhattan shot a 346 as a team, finishing 13 strokes behind the Junior Blues but ahead three strokes ahead of Emporia. Individually, Manhattan was led by Wesley Grogan, who ...

  • Indians win tennis regional

    The good times just keep rolling for the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team. A week after winning the program’s first-ever Centennial League title, Indians added a regional championship to their ledger, edging Washburn Rural once again for the team title while qualifying all six of its varsity players to ...

  • MHS routs Great Bend

    For an entire half on Monday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was playing well enough to win but not up to its potential. All that changed in the second half, however, as the Indians flipped the switch en route to a 10-0 mercy-rule victory over Great Bend on ...

  • Double Play competes in Salina tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under softball team saw action May 9 at the Blue and Gold tournament at the Bill Burke sports complex in Salina. In pool play the team was 2-0.  In Game 1, Toree Hoobler pitched four innings, striking out eight. Hoobler, along with Ellie Hacker, had two ...












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