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  • Indians looking to correct mistakes Mhs20.phatch

    All week in practice, Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz has preached at his team to become better football players. After narrowly defeating Hayden last week, 23-20, to stay undefeated on the year and claim a leg up in the race for a Centennial League title, the Indians are ...

  • Alma teen ready to defend title at American Royal Cooper.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cooper Martin has a special place in his heart for the American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo. “Defending my American Royal title is like defending my national title,” said Martin of Alma. The last 12 months have been pretty special for the high school senior, who added two major ...

  • Indians score late to beat Seaman, 2-1 Soccer2.phatch

    Win, lose or draw, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso was going to stick with his aggressive formation Tuesday night against Seaman. The move worked out, as the Indians scored a goal with 4:07 to play in the second half to take a 2-1 lead over the Vikings that held ...

  • MHS girls win Salina South golf invite

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina South Invitational on Tuesday at Salina Municipal golf course, shooting a 344 to take the tournament by five strokes. Goddard Eisenhower took second place with a 349, with Hays shooting a 354 for third. Manhattan was led by freshman Macie Myers, who took ...

  • Indians breeze through home quad Mhsvolleyball15.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team swept through its home quad Tuesday night, posting dominating wins over Concordia, Topeka West and Topeka High. The Indians — ranked No. 9 in Class 6A — won each of their six sets on the night by at least 10 points and earned their first Centennial League victories of ...

  • MHS tennis drops dual to Lancers Joycelee.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team knew it was in for a challenge Monday afternoon at City Park hosting the Class 6A defending state champions in a dual. The Lancers beat Manhattan 8-2, utilizing their depth to pad their lead against Manhattan’s less-experienced players. The Indians got picture-perfect weather ...

  • MHS freshman improve to 12-2

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team improved its record to 12-2 on the season by sweeping its second straight quad last week. Playing at Council Grove, the Indians defeated Junction City (25-4, 25-20), Rock Creek (25-6, 25-11) and Council Grove (25-10, 25-6). MHS plays back-to-back in Topeka on Monday and ...

  • Manhattan High boys stay atop cross country poll

    In the second coaches’ cross country poll released Sunday, the Manhattan High boys’ team held on to the top spot in Class 6A with 46 votes, well ahead of No. 2 Lawrence Free State in the poll. The girls’ team moved to No. 3 after checking into the poll last time at No. 4. ...

  • Wamego boys win Clay Center invite

    The Wamego cross country teams traveled to Clay Center on Thursday for the Clay Center Invitational. The boys’ team took first, while the girls were second. The Wamego boys scored 47 points to edge Clay Center, who scored 52. Sacred Heart was third with 66. Ethan Artzer took second with a time of 17:42.7 ...

  • Anthony volleyball plays two quads

    The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team played a pair of quads this week. On Monday, the Tornados beat Emporia 25-12, 25-19, Abilene 23-25, 25-10, 15-11 and Eisenhower 25-6, 25-11. Against Emporia, Haleigh Harper led the team with four service aces and Brooklun Cink and Garrin Williams each had ...

  • Eisenhower volleyball goes 14-0

    The Eisenhower Middle School seventh grade volleyball team got to 14-0 on Wednesday, beating Junction City 25-16, 25-19, Fort Riley 25-7 and 25-2 and Eisenhower 20-25, 25-19, 15-6. Against Fort Riley, Malary Tajchman served 23 in a row to lead the Eagles to the win. The EMS B team went 2-1 ...

  • Indians rally past Hayden to stay undefeated Mhsfb1 td.phatch

    With a strong second half and a game-winning kick from Joseph Trujillo, the Manhattan High football team scored 17 unanswered points in the second half to rally past Hayden, 23-20, at Bishop Stadium on Friday night. Trujillo sent a 28-yard field goal through the uprights as time expired to complete the ...












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