Manhattan completed its rally over the Hayden Wildcats Friday night at Bishop Stadium, with kicker Joseph Trujillo nailing a 28-yard field goal try with 2 seconds remaining to give the Indians their only lead of the game as time expired, 23-20.
Daniel Izquierdo has seen a more prominent role in the Manhattan offense as a senior, helping fill the shoes as a change-of-pace back opposite Chris Martin.
It may only be the third week of the high school season, but Friday’s matchup between Manhattan High and Hayden is likely to have serious Centennial League title implications.
The Manhattan High volleyball team opened its home schedule with a dominating performance Tuesday night, sweeping Clay Center 25-5, 25-16 in the early match, before dispatching Rossville 25-12, 25-10.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team put together a solid day in its first home action of the season at City Park, finishing second among four teams on Tuesday afternoon.
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team went into Tuesday’s home opener at Bishop Stadium expecting to win. By the end of the second overtime, head coach Frank Alonso was thankful his team didn’t come away with a loss.
The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team opened its season on Thursday with a quad at Junction City.
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh grade volleyball team remained unbeaten on the season by beating Junction City, Seaman and Emporia on Thursday at home.
Wamego welcomed 800 runners and numerous Kansas schools from classes 1-4A on Saturday for the Wamego Invitational.
TOPEKA — Linebacker Adam Al-Soltani had one heck of a game for Manhattan High on Friday.The Indians’ offense chipped in with a couple big plays too.
At Meriden, Wamego opened out to a 42-0 lead before Jefferson West could answer in a 42-20 win on the road.
Without a race winner, the Manhattan High girls’ cross country team used consistent finishes and a close pack time to claim the team title at the Emporia Invitational.
In his debut as starting quarterback for the Manhattan High football team, Eric Prockish helped lead his team to a 28-25 victory over Shawnee Heights last Friday.
In its toughest quadrangular meet of the season, the Manhattan High volleyball team managed a 1-2 record at Silver Lake Thursday night, defeating the host team before dropping its last two matches.
The team finished behind defending champion Greece, Germany, China, Italy, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
Ella Rosenkranz led the way for the seventh grade girls in Manhattan, taking third.
To the casual high school football fan, it’s not a stretch to think Manhattan High might have an easy time against Seaman this Friday night after the Vikings lost 56-7 last week to Hayden.
Battling gusty winds all afternoon, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the Salina Central Invitational at Salina Municipal on Tuesday, carding a 169 to finish five strokes ahead of Hays for the team win.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday for a quadrangular meet at the Kossover Tennis Complex, tying for third place on the day.
The Eisenhower Middle School seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team won three matches on Thursday afternoon improving their record to 5-0 on the season in the process.
The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team remained No. 1 in Class 6A after winning its home invitational on Saturday in the second coaches poll of the season.
Both Wamego cross country teams finished in third place in the team standings at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational at Warner Park.
The Manhattan Christian College Crusaders came ready to play Friday night versus York College (NAIA) from York, Neb.
The Manhattan High JV girls won on Saturday at the Manhattan Invitational, putting five runners in the overall top-10 to win in the team standings with a score of 31 ahead of second-place Seaman.
There were penalties of any and every kind, big hits and extra words between teams after plays. But by the end of the night, it was the home team that was victorious, as the Red Raiders won 34-10.
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