Sports

  • 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 ...

  • George to hold 2015 Future Indians Basketball Camp

    Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George and the Manhattan High basketball staff, current, and former players will once again be hosting a youth camp for summer basketball.  Camp will run the June 29 through July 2. Campers will be divisioned into groups based on the year of school they ...

  • MBA to hold youth training sessions

    The Manhattan Basketball Association is sponsoring a breakfast club basketball training series throughout the month of June. Cost is $50, with a $40 per child for families with three or more athletes. The club will meet at Anthony Middle School each Monday through Thursday from the first of June to June 25. Boys ...

  • Indians JV sweeps Emporia

    The Manhattan Indians junior varsity softball team scored a sweep of Emporia on Tuesday beating the Spartans 18-2 and 17-4. Manhattan’s bats proved too much for the Spartan defense in the run-rule shortened games.  The first game saw eight of Manhattan’s nine players combine for nine hits, 14 ...

  • Valley Heights competes in Twin Valley League meet

    Valley Heights competed at the Twin Valley League meet on Tuesday at Centralia. Although the Mustangs did not have enough players to post a team score, all three players finished in the top 30. Payton Manley shot 105 to take 12th, while Bryan Yungeberg was 20th at 124. Quentin Blake was 24th at 147. ...

  • Indians whip T-Birds in final home game Mhssoccer7.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team ended its regular season about as well as any team could. The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. Manhattan will enter the postseason with a 12-2-2 record and plenty of confidence. The T-Birds offered little ...

  • MHS girls win 6th track league title

    By the end of the Centennial League track meet, Manhattan High head coach Jesse Woodard was dealing with conflicting emotions. With both his boys’ and girls’ teams carrying long winning streaks at this meet into Junction City’s Al Simpler Stadium, only the girls kept theirs alive, as the boys’ ...

  • Rural sweeps Indians on senior day Hilgers.phatch

    As has been the case much of the season, the Manhattan High softball team needed a big hit Thursday. Facing Washburn Rural on senior day, the Indians had the beginnings of a rally brewing in each of the two games, but couldn’t keep them going long enough to turn ...

  • Lambert, Queal lead Indians to state Tennis3.phatch

    On paper, pairing the junior tandem of Kirkland Lambert and Collin Queal into a formidable doubles team made a lot of sense. The two are both gifted tennis players and have been friends long enough to have good camaraderie on and off the court. Both competed at the Class 6A ...










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