Sports

  • Indians hold on to beat Grizzlies, 4-3 5.phatch

    Wichita Northwest turned up the heat in the final 10 minutes, but the Manhattan girls’ soccer team didn’t crack. The Indians kept the Grizzlies at bay and won 4-3 Tuesday night at Bishop Stadium. “It was way more exciting than we wanted to make it (at the end),” Manhattan head ...

  • Indians split with Trojans

    Playing at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium, the Manhattan High baseball team looked to snap a three-game losing streak with the Topeka High Trojans in town for a doubleheader. The Indians’ rally fell short in the opener, 6-4, before the Indians came through with a clutch run in the ...

  • Doubleplay takes third at Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Doubleplay softball team finished third in the Manhattan Spring Slam fastpitch tournament last weekend at Twin Oaks complex in Annenberg Park. The team got off to a slow start in pool play on Saturday, going 0-2. Sunday proved to be a different story. After moving into ...

  • Monarchs go 1-3 to open season

    The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 1-3 record last weekend at Twin Oaks in Manhattan in their season-opening tournament. The Monarchs began with a 5-3 loss to the Patriots. Danae Adams, Grayce Morrison, and Caitlin Donahue all had hits, and Donahue pitched the game, recording five strikeouts. The Monarchs ...

  • Earthquakes win Topeka tournament

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club Earthquakes won the 14-and-under division at the Governor’s Cup tournament last weekend in Topeka. The Earthquakes went undefeated in pool play before advancing to the championship. They won their first game 2-0 against the KC Futura Futbol Club Revolution. They then beat TriCounty Select ...

  • Indians win first-ever Centennial league tennis title

    For the first time since joining the Centennial League in 2005, members of the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team can call themselves league champions. The Indians edged perennial favorite Washburn Rural by two points at the annual meet, getting a team effort up and down the roster to do it. While ...

  • MHS golf finishes 2nd at league

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team finished as runner-up behind Washburn Rural at Monday’s Centennial League meet in Meriden Monday afternoon. While the rain poured in Manhattan, the league meet suffered through only one short weather delay, as the golfers quickly finished their respective rounds ahead of the larger ...

  • Hole-in-one

    Harry Hopkins scored a hole-in-one on Sunday at Colbert Hills on the Par-3 course. Hopkins pulled off the achievement on the eighth hole from 130 yards out, using an 8-iron. The feat was witnessed by Daniel Meek and Donielle Meek. ...

  • Manhattan sends nine to state wrestling tourney

    Nine Manhattan High wrestlers competed in Hutchinson on Sunday at the USA Wrestling Kansas Greco-Roman/ Freestyle state wrestling tournament. On the line at the event is the opportunity to be on the Kansas national team competing at the Cadet Duals, June 9-13, in York, Pa., or at the Junior Duals, ...

  • Manhattan JV sweeps Junction City

    The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team swept a doubleheader at Junction City on Friday, beating the Blue Jays 7-6 and 16-0. Three first-inning runs helped the Indians to a 7-6 win in the first game. The Indians scored in the first on an RBI double by Anna Hegarty, an ...

  • Optimist Xtreme 10U takes second at Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 10-and-under softball team competed in the Manhattan Spring Slam this past weekend at Twin Oaks Complex.  Xtreme placed first in pool play on Saturday defeating Clay Center Bs #2 8-0, Elite 7-0 and Rockstars 7-0.  On Sunday, they went into bracket play and beat Diamond ...

  • Sweet Heat 12U plays in Manhattan tourney

    Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team played in the Manhattan USSSA tournament this past weekend.  They won one out of three games in the pool play on Saturday. The Sweet Heat put their offense and defense together in their final game on Saturday against the Topeka Blaze, winning 7 ...












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