Sports

  • MHS softball sweeps Blue Jays

    The Manhattan High softball team won a pair of road games against Centennial League rival Junction City Friday evening, winning 10-5 and 14-4. The Indians needed a rally in the late innings to beat the Blue Jays in Game 1. Manhattan took a 2-0 lead in the second inning, but gave ...

  • MHS soccer beats Wichita Heights, 3-1

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team shrugged off a disappointing tie earlier this week by beating the Wichita Heights Falcons on the road Friday afternoon, 3-1. The Indians had plenty of scoring chances in the match but didn’t take control until the second half after taking a 1-0 halftime ...

  • MHS’ Epperson signs with Independence

    Through all his knee injuries and rehabilitation, Manhattan High baseball player AJ Epperson knew he wanted to keep playing as long as he possibly could. With his decision to play college baseball at Independence Community College next fall, he has the chance to play for at least two more years. ...

  • Rock Creek, Riley County split softball series

    Rock Creek and Riley County split a Mid-East League softball doubleheader on Tuesday, with the Mustangs winning the first game 11-1 before the Falcons won Game 2, 5-2. Rock Creek jumped out to an early lead in the opener, scoring 10 runs in the first three innings to built a large lead. ...

  • Optimist Rebels compete in Hutchinson

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14U fast pitch softball team finished with a 1-2 record last weekend at the rain-shortened Battle of the Complexes tournament in Hutchinson. The Rebels opened pool play on Saturday with a 3-2 loss to the Krushers from Kingman.  Kylea Ricketts and Addison Gehrt recorded the ...

  • Optimist Xtreme win back-to-back tourneys

    The Manhattan Optimist 10U Xtreme took first place at a pair of softball tournaments in April, traveling to Independence, Mo., and Abilene in back-to-back weekends. The Xtreme took first Place in the Spring Spectacular in Independence on April 19. All games were rained out on Saturday and six games were played ...

  • MHS JV softball sweeps Topeka West

    The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team took two games from Topeka West on Tuesday, beating the Chargers 6-3 and 18-2.  The first game was a 3-3 tie until the sixth inning when Jessica Bennett drove in the go-ahead run. Manhattan scored twice more that inning and held West ...

  • Rock Creek JV results

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept past St. Marys on Monday, beating the Bears 11-9 and 17-2. On Saturday, the Mustangs won a triangular by defeating Royal Valley, 13-9, and St. Marys, 16-6. The first game was a shootout, with both pitchers having a tough day. The teams ...

  • MHS golf takes 4th at Topeka West

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place at the Topeka West Invitational Monday afternoon at the Topeka Country Club The Indians finished a stroke behind Garden City, which took third place, while Washburn Rural dominated the 22-team field, shooting a 292 to beat second-place Shawnee Mission East by 20 strokes. ...

  • Indians’ Roberts signs with UCM

    Manhattan High senior Savannah Roberts made her college choice official on Friday, signing her letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Central Missouri. Roberts said her cousin played basketball for the Jennies, which helped initiate a connection with the coaches. “It started last summer and then my ...

  • MHS tennis a close 2nd at Topeka High

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took second place among 12 teams at the Topeka High Invitational Monday. The team logged three first-place finishes and a ninth place to score 40 points and finish one point behind Valley Center, who won with 41. “Obviously, it was really close,” Manhattan head coach Joyce Allen ...

  • Stix win Olathe tournament

    The Midwest Stix 13-and-under Blue team won the USSSA Smoothie King NIT 13U AAA Tournament, April 24-26, in Olathe.  There were 15 teams in the tournament and the Stix Blue were undefeated in six games over the weekend to win the championship.  The team includes coach Aaron Wall and ...










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