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  • MHS’ Allen named coach of the year

    Manhattan tennis coach Joyce Allen was named the Class 6A girls’ tennis coach of the year Monday morning. In the final season of a 25-year coaching career, Allen took both of her singles players to state this season, with Cathy Lei taking eighth place and Kristen Fraley finishing in 11th ...

  • MHS football lands seven on all-league

    The Manhattan High football team had seven players recognized by the Centennial League’s coaches as all-league performers on Saturday, including four on the first team. Manhattan finished the year at 7-2, sharing the Centennial League title with Topeka High and Hayden while narrowly missing the playoffs, dropping back-to-back district ...

  • Manhattan’s Harkin wins tennis tourney

    Manhattan’s Daniel Harkin won a top regional tennis championship this past weekend in Topeka. Harkin won the boys 12-and-under singles title at the November Sweet 16 tournament. That event is a competition among the top 16 applicants from the five-state Missouri Valley section. Harkin, seeded third, won four matches to take ...

  • Cameron: Time to put 9th-inning drama to bed Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Please, enough… Stop. Since you seem intent on keeping the World Series alive — endless emails, random strangers stopping me in the check-out line at Dillon’s, etc. — I’ve GOT to finish that ninth inning so we can get on with our lives. The daily question is simple: Shouldn’t ...

  • Indians land 6 on All-Centennial teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put six players on the All-Centennial League teams, released this week by the coaches. The Indians had four on the first team, equaling the number of selections of Class 6A state runner-up Washburn Rural. Seniors Tyler Daveline (defender) and Jordan Disberger (midfield) were named ...

  • Steinbring signs to play baseball

    Jesse Steinbring found a great way to celebrate his 18th birthday on Wednesday. The Manhattan High right-handed pitcher spent a portion of his morning among friends and family, making his decision to pitch next year for the University of Central Missouri official. The senior, who threw a perfect game against ...

  • Melgares to run at Kansas

    Michael Melgares has plenty of experience running at the University of Kansas’ Rim Rock Farm, most recently finishing as runner up in the Class 6A state cross country meet a few short weeks ago. With his decision to sign with the Jayhawks on Wednesday, the Manhattan High senior can now ...

  • Indians land five on all-Centennial volleyball teams

    The Manhattan High volleyball team, which finished one match short of a state berth in Class 6A, put five girls on the all-Centennial volleyball teams released by league coaches over the weekend. The group was led by senior middle Kelsey Schroll, who was the only Indian to make the first ...

  • Troy routs Mustangs in playoff opener

    At Troy, the Valley Heights Mustangs made their second trip of the season to play Twin-Valley League foe Troy, this time in the postseason. Once again, the Trojans had the Mustangs number, winning 50-6 to advance to the next round of the playoffs. Valley Heights struggled to move the ball, ...

  • Jingle Bell Run coming up

    First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. There is a chip timed 5k run and a 1.5 mile fun run/walk followed by a dinner and gift certificate prizes to CoCo Bolos, Cox Brothers BBQ, among others. The cost is $25.00 for the 5 ...

  • Junior Blues end MHS soccer season

    Facing top-ranked Washburn Rural in Topeka, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team had a plan. The Indians went off script in a hurry, however, allowing the first of three opening-half goals in the first five minutes en route to a 4-0 season-ending defeat to the Junior Blues in Tuesday’s ...

  • Area teams compete state cross country

    Wamego’s Allison Seufert, the lone representative at the Class 4A state meet for the girls’ team, medaled in her final race at the Wamego Country Club, taking 14th in a time of 16:02.7. The Wamego boys’ team finished in 11th place on its home course, led by Gavin Alexander (51st, 18:00.0) ...












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