Sports

  • 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 ...

  • Strong freshmen class boosts Indians Soccer1.phatch

    There are many reasons the Manhattan girls’ soccer team is in its fourth straight regional final. For one, senior goalkeeper Molly Fiser has given up just 12 goals all year. But, offensively, the Indians are just as prolific, and it’s their four freshmen starters — led by forward Cailey Perkins — who ...

  • Indians lose at Olathe regional

    Facing No. 2 seed Olathe North on Wednesday afternoon in its regional opener, the seventh-seeded Manhattan High softball team had an uphill battle if it was going to get through to the regional final. The Indians struggled and the Eagles cruised to a 16-1 victory in the run-rule shortened game on ...

  • Rock Creek softball wins regional

    The Rock Creek softball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A D-II state tournament on Tuesday, beating Santa Fe Trail and Royal Valley to win a regional tournament in Flush. Rock Creek opened with Santa Fe Trail and the teams combined for 18 runs with the Mustangs getting the narrow 10 ...

  • Indians shut out Blue Jays Soccer4.phatch

    Facing a familiar foe in its regional opener Tuesday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had no trouble taking care of business to advance to the next round of the Class 6A playoffs. Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to ...

  • MHS baseball comes up short at regional

    For the first time since 2011, the Class 6A baseball tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark won’t include the Manhattan Indians. The Tribe battled in Tuesday’s regional in Lawrence, getting a shutout against Olathe Northwest in the semifinals before coming up short in a 3-1 loss to Lawrence Free ...

  • Indians make state, take 2nd at regional

    The Manhattan High golf team advanced to state for the fourth consecutive year with a second place finish at the Junction City regional on Monday afternoon. Washburn Rural won the meet by 17 strokes over the Indians, which shot a 324 to take second at Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Junction City. ...

  • Stix win Overland Park baseball tournament

    The Midwest Stix 11-and-under baseball team went 5-1 last weekend to capture the title at the Hawaiian Hitfest National Invitational Tournament in Overland Park.  The Stix went 2-1 in pool play with a 2-1 win over the Topeka Stix, a 10-2 victory over the KC Smash and a 4-3 ...

  • MHS tennis takes sixth at state meet

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Olathe for the Class 6A state tennis meet this weekend and looked to establish itself as a challenger to the Kansas City-centric hierarchy of tennis dominance. With a sixth-place team finish and three medals, Manhattan head coach Joyce Allen felt her team ...

  • Indians take 3rd at league meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Centennial League swim meet Friday afternoon in Emporia, using a combination of depth and several strong finishes in key races to stay near the top of the team standings. The Indians scored 288 points and finished behind Emporia (418) ...

  • Rock Creek girls second, boys third at MEL meet

    The Rock Creek girls’ team took second place at the Mid-East League track meet, while the boys’ team finished third. Riley County took fifth in boys’ and girls’ competitions. Hayden Schlochtermeier led the Rock Creek girls with a win in the 100-meter hurdles and in the long jump. Holly Forrester ...










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