Sports

  • 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 ...

  • Manhattan Optimist Rebels win Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Lake Shawnee Mother’s Day tournament last Saturday.  The Rebels’ pitching dominated the tournament, allowing only two hits in three shutout games. The Rebels won Game 1 13-0 against the Ninja Warriors from Topeka. Lindsey Wilson threw a no-hitter, ...

  • Sweet Heat plays in Augusta tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Sweet Heat traveled to Augusta this past weekend for a tournament.  They opened with the Wichita Synergy, getting a late hit from Sam Berg to push ahead for a 5-4 win. Because of rain on Saturday the remainder of tournament was canceled. The team has ...

  • Hayden eases past Indians for twin bill sweep Thaemert.phatch

    Although the Manhattan High softball team put up a fight in both games, the scoreboard didn’t show it against Hayden Friday evening in Anneberg Park. The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5. Manhattan dropped to 8-8 on the season, while Hayden improved ...

  • MHS scores two late to beat Hayden

    With a young and talented roster, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team isn’t known for its physicality on the soccer pitch. At times on Friday evening at Bishop Stadium, the match between Hayden and Manhattan felt more like a hockey game as the Wildcats tried to push the younger ...

  • MHS track sweeps in Salina

    As the Manhattan High track and field team prepares for the postseason, the Indians typically use the Salina Central Invitational as a final tune-up and a chance to rest tired legs. Usually, this procedure takes them out of the running for team titles, but not this year. The Tribe managed ...

  • Indians hand Hayden first loss in doubleheader split

    The Manhattan High baseball team has struggled with plate discipline and consistency this season, but showed just how good they could be in a split with previously undefeated Hayden on Friday. The Indians lost the opener 12-3, but played one of their best games of the year in the nightcap, ...












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