Sports

  • Indians defeat Red Demons, 69-61

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got the first win of the Benji George era with a 69-61 win over Dodge City Friday night. The Indians led for the entire second half but struggled to put away the pesky Red Demons, which cut the lead to four on numerous occasions ...

  • MHS girls rout Dodge City, 58-25

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened its season Friday night with a dominant win over Dodge City, outscoring the Red Demons 31-8 in the final two quarters to put the game away. The Indians got a game-high 19 points from Caroline Ballard, with 10 points by Amara Ehie. Dodge City was ...

  • MHS wrestlers open season with win

    The Manhattan High wrestling team opened its season on the road with a dual win over Washburn Rural Thursday night, edging the Junior Blues 38-32. Heavyweight Eldon Picou got the chance to play the hero and delivered, as the two teams came into the final match of the night tied ...

  • MHS’ Fraley signs with Emporia St.

    After a senior season that included an 11th place finish at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka in the fall, Kristen Fraley knew she wasn’t ready to give up competitive tennis. The senior made the decision to continue her career by signing to play for Emporia State in ...

  • Indians take second at Topeka West invite

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team started its season off with a second-place finish at the Topeka West Invitational Wednesday afternoon, just 17 points behind Washburn Rural. The Indians scored 384 team points to finish well ahead of third-place Seaman, which had 346 points. “This was a great way to start our ...

  • George era set to begin at MHS B1.21214.mhsbk.phatch

    Since taking over as head boys’ basketball coach last spring, Benji George has faced plenty of adversity. The Indians were counting on two senior post players — Payton Stephens and Chris Martin — to be back this winter and anchor the paint, but neither will be suiting up for Manhattan on Friday ...

  • Experienced MHS girls look to reload B1.12214.mhsbk.phatch

    Featuring the largest senior class in five seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a wealth of experience returning from last year’s fourth-place team at the Class 6A state tournament. The team did lose its point guard and top scoring threat in the post, both of which create ...

  • Falcons, Mustangs named All Mid-East League

    The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three. The Falcons landed wide receiver Jackson Wagner, running back Garrett Staten and offensive lineman Dylan Moore on the first-team offense, while quarterback Brice Brummett earned honorable mention. Rock Creek placed running back ...

  • MHS swim team opens season today

    Manhattan High swim coach Jerry Carpenter knows the difficulty of replacing a talent like Cameron Beauregard. Beauregard, who went on to Kalamazoo College to continue his swimming career, led Manhattan a season ago while placing eighth in the breast stroke and the individual medley at state a year ago. But ...

  • MHS wrestling will feature young squad

    As the group prepares to open the season at Washburn Rural on Thursday, Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales could only think of one time his squad featured so many young athletes. The year was 2008, and those eight freshmen starters went on to win a state championship three years later ...

  • Indians’ Fiser signs with Hutch CC

    After taking a visit to Hutchinson Community College, Manhattan High’s Molly Fiser was sold. The senior goalkeeper for the Indians, who is also gearing up for her final season of varsity basketball, made her choice to play for the Blue Dragons official Monday morning, citing the campus community in ...

  • Lambert named 2nd-team all-state

    Manhattan High’s Kirkland Lambert was the lone boys’ soccer player named Class 6A all-state, earning second-team honors Monday morning. The junior was one of Manhattan’s most dynamic forwards this fall, helping lead the team to the state quarterfinals and a 13-5-1 record. The Indians defeated Junction City ...










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