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  • Indians defeat Trinity, 3-0

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team won its third game of the season Thursday night with a 3-0 victory over Wichita Trinity at Bishop Stadium. The Indians took a 1-0 lead into halftime but added a pair of goals in the second half to put the game away. Indians’ head ...

  • Indians defeat Blue Jays in tennis dual Benturnley.phatch

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team had little trouble defeating the Junction City Blue Jays in a tennis dual Thursday afternoon at City Park. The Indians won 9 of 12 matches on the day, including a 7-1 mark in singles play to earn the victory. The dual, which was added to the ...

  • Indians compete at Beardslee Invite

    Much like last week’s Topeka West Invitational, Washburn Rural’s annual track and field meet in the first couple weeks of the spring sports season is designed to get athletes acclimated to varsity track competition. The Jerry Beardslee Invitational doesn’t record team scores, instead focusing on setting individual ...

  • MHS softball opens season with road split

    The Manhattan High softball team opened the Monty Enright era with a split at Topeka High on Thursday, winning the first game, 9-2, before falling in the second game, 4-3. The Indians won Game 1 behind a strong offensive output, getting four runs in the third inning to take a 4-0 ...

  • Marshall staying at Wichita State

    Alabama’s courtship of Gregg Marshall is over. The Wichita State coach agreed to a deal on Wednesday that ensured he would return for the 2015-16 season, and possibly beyond. Marshall agreed to a seven-year deal with Wichita State, earning $3.3 million per year, according to CBSSports.com. The Crimson Tide ...

  • MHS swimmers 2nd at home meet Luannjung100yardbackstroke.phatch

    On a day when every team not named Lawrence Free State was competing for second, that’s exactly what the Manhattan High girls’ swim team got on Wednesday afternoon. The Firebirds, which finished as Class 6A state runner-up a season ago and look every bit as strong this year, won ...

  • MHS baseball looking to reload in ‘15

    Last season, the Manhattan High baseball team took third place at the Class 6A state tournament and graduated 13 seniors off its 17-member roster. As his team gears up for Friday’s season-opening doubleheader against Topeka High at Norvell Field, Manhattan head coach Don Hess is hoping to reload rather than ...

  • Wicked Marathon, Half-Marathon draw nearly 300

    WAMEGO — Organizers of the Body First Wicked Marathon and Half Marathon last Saturday deemed the annual event a huge success, as participation numbers swelled and downtown was filled with folks seeing all that Wamego has to offer. Doug Sellers, owner of the event’s corporate sponsor — Body First of Manhattan — ...

  • Rock Creek baseball sweeps Osage City

    The Rock Creek baseball team opened the season with a doubleheader sweep of Osage City on the road on Tuesday. The Mustangs won the first game 10-0 in five innings, and won the finale 8-1. Caleb Rogge took the win in the first game, going four innings and allowing one ...

  • Rock Creek softball sweeps Osage City

    The Rock Creek softball team opened its season in dominating fashion against Osage City, notching 14-2 and 16-1 wins. Blair Campbell took the win in the first game, allowing just one hit while striking out four in four innings. Shannon Caffrey came on in the fifth and struck out two ...

  • Ballard named All-Centennial first team

    Four members of the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team were named to the All-Centennial League basketball teams, which were released Wednesday. Senior and leading scorer Caroline Ballard made the first team, while senior Amara Ehie and sophomore Gigi McAtee were named honorable mention and senior Savannah Roberts was named to ...

  • Enright looking for turnaround in first year B8.42014.mhssb.thaemert.phatch

    Monty Enright has been around Manhattan High softball from the program’s very beginning in the late 1980s. Now he has the opportunity to lead it. Enright, who took over for Scott Mall last summer, will make his varsity head-coaching debut against Topeka High at Hummer Sports Park on Thursday ...










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