Sports

  • Mustangs rolling into state tourney

    WESTMORELAND — For many players on the Rock Creek baseball team, the state championship game is a familiar one. The Mustangs just played in the state basketball tournament this past March and are only a year removed from last year’s state baseball tourney. Both times the Mustangs finished second. But ...

  • Indians 4th at state golf tournament

    Coming into Tuesday’s Class 6A state golf tournament in Hutchinson, Manhattan High boys’ coach Brad Ficke wanted his team to play relaxed and up to its potential. The Indians put forth one of its best efforts on the season, shooting a 300 at Carey Park to take fourth place while ...

  • MHS soccer falls to Maize in quarterfinals

    While the Indians didn’t win them all, in each match this season leading up to Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal, Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has felt his team was right in the mix. Tuesday’s season-ending loss to Maize was the first in which he thought ...

  • Rock Creek softball headed back to state Rocksb color.phatch

    FLUSH — Six seniors on the Rock Creek softball team are ending their high school careers the way they started. For the third time in the past four years, the Mustangs are once again state bound. Rock Creek (15-6) will face Prairie View (18-4) at Topeka’s Hummer Sports Complex on ...

  • Indians hope for season-best effort at state Cole.phatch

    A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team put its best collective round of the season together at the Class 6A state meet in Topeka, turning in a third-place performance. With Tuesday’s trip to Hutchinson for the state meet looming, the Indians are once again hoping to catch ...

  • Cameron: Royals still take 2 of 3 during soggy weekend Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals refused to take a hint from the baseball gods. And paid the price for it. You’ll recall that the AL Central leaders received a massive dose of good fortune from Mother Nature Saturday night — an endless deluge of rain that forced a halt in the ...

  • Thousands turn out for event’s debut Highway.phatch

    Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Moore, 31, was the first finisher of the inaugural Bill Snyder Highway Half and 5K, finishing the 13.1-mile half-marathon distance in 1:05:48 —  beating out 1,009 other runners. Susan Tanui, 28, ...

  • Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals at the Capital Federal Natatorium in Topeka. MHS coach Jerry Carpenter said the meet was a good finish to the season for ...

  • Indians get past Red Demons Mhssoccer14.phatch

    While the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was never in real danger of losing Thursday evening’s regional final against Dodge City, head coach Mike Sanchez wanted more. The Indians dominated possession from start to finish much like they have in several of its mercy-rule wins the last two weeks, ...

  • Scipio leads Indians to state

    Last year at state, Mariah Scipio was one of four experienced swimmers leading the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team to the Class 6A state meet fresh off a Centennial League title and a dominant season. This year, Scipio is the only remaining girl from that quartet and is ...

  • MHS track faces tough regional field

    Facing a tougher regional than last year, the Manhattan High track and field teams still managed to put together a solid showing at their Class 6A regional meet in Hutchinson Thursday afternoon. Moved up a day because of weather concerns, the Indians responded well to the tougher grouping, coming up ...

  • City’s first-ever half marathon set for Saturday

    As soon as Ben Sigle and Trey Vernon opened Manhattan Running Company in 2008, people in the community started asking about a half marathon. Seven years later, Sigle and Vernon will have their dream of hosting a half marathon in Manhattan when the Bill Snyder Highway Half Marathon and 5K kicks ...










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