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  • MHS girls soccer poised for strong season

    Last year, the Manhattan girls soccer team was 90 seconds away from penalty kicks against the eventual state champion Shawnee Mission West in the final four of the 6A state tournament. The Indians took third place, but there isn’t much pressure on the team for a repeat performance, head coach ...

  • MHS track and field looking to have bounce-back year

    Manhattan track and field is hoping to start new streaks. The girls team ended a streak of six straight Centennial League titles, while the boys had won seven straight before two years ago. “I’m looking forward to some improvements,” head coach Jesse Woodard said. “It has its ups and ...

  • MHS girls reach goal of title Mhswbbwins2

    Before the season, the Manhattan girls basketball team set a goal: win a state title. The Indians reached that goal on Saturday, bringing home the first girls basketball title in school history with a 44-42 win over Derby (20-5). It didn’t come easy, though. “From the first day of ...

  • Way to go, MHS girls!

    Congratulations to the Manhattan High School girls basketball team — players, coaches, trainers, everyone. They did something over the weekend that no other MHS girls basketball team has done: they won the state championship. To say they did it in thrilling fashion understates the tension that built in Wichita’s Koch ...

  • St. John wins wild six OT game at 2A

    The St. John and Bishop Seabury boys’ basketball teams needed six overtimes to decide which team would advance to the title game on Friday at the Class 2A tournament at Bramlage Coliseum. In the final moments of the sixth overtime, St. John guard Cole Kinnamon threw up a near 40-foot ...

  • Central Plains girls, Sacred Heart boys win 2A state titles

    Wabaunsee rallied from an 11-point deficit but ultimately fell short as the Central Plains girls won the Class 2A state title on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. Sacred Heart defeated St. John to win the boys’ championship game. The Chargers went into the fourth quarter down 11 before going on a 7-2 ...

  • MHS girls hold on to capture first-ever state title Mhswbb

    Ask around on the Manhattan girls basketball team, and you’ll probably hear that there wasn’t any doubt. Not when the Indians’ substantial lead dwindled throughout the fourth quarter and shrank to nothing with just seconds left on the clock against Derby in the 6A state championship game. There ...

  • MHS girls punch ticket to state title game with 47-44 win over Olathe South

    Kia Wilson had never been that nervous in a Manhattan girls basketball uniform. Her Indians (23-1) were up by just one point against Olathe South (19-5) with a trip to the state title game on the line. But the sophomore forward hit a free throw, as did senior point guard ...

  • Carr leads MHS past Olathe Northwest, into state semifinal

    The Manhattan girls basketball team can breathe a collective sigh of relief. The No. 2 seed Indians beat No. 7-seeded Olathe Northwest (15-8), 63-52, in the 6A state tournament quarterfinals, guaranteeing themselves two more games. Head coach Scott Mall liked his team’s performance from beginning to end. “The first game ...

  • Undefeated Hugoton knocks out Riley County

    The Riley County girls basketball team met a wall in undefeated Hugoton on Wednesday in the 3A state quarterfinals.The Falcons failed to match the Eagles, and fell, 44-24. The No. 8-seeded Falcons were missing starting point guard and three-year varsity member Tory Thomson, whom they lost about three weeks ...

  • Rock Creek’s state run ends in quarterfinals with 75-51 loss to Hayden

    EMPORIA — Martin Vogts couldn’t do it all himself. The Rock Creek guard played all but two minutes in Wednesday’s 4A-II state quarterfinal loss to Hayden. He totaled 18 points. He even blocked the Wildcats’ Deshawn Hanika on one occasion in the third quarter, sending back a shot from the ...

  • MHS boys’ comeback falls short against Lawrence in state quarterfinal

    To Manhattan head coach Benji George, Wednesday’s state quarterfinal came down to one thing: free throws. The Indians, who shot 71 percent from the charity stripe all year, were 10-of-21 in Wednesday’s 51-44 overtime loss to Lawrence. “To blame a loss on any one person or moment in time ...










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