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  • Lei, Fraley qualify for state at regional tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team will once again send two players to the state tournament in Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley after qualifying at the Wichita East regional on Saturday. Lei came in seeded second and took second place, losing only to Madeline Hill of Washburn Rural, 6-0, 6-2, ...

  • MHS soccer blanks Topeka High, 2-0

    After an uninspiring effort in its win over Hayden on Tuesday, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team bounced back against the Topeka High Trojans Saturday afternoon in a makeup game following Thursday’s rain out. The Indians won 2-0 and dominated throughout the match, outshooting their opponents 21-0 while preserving ...

  • Indians compete at Haskell Invitational

    Every year, Manhattan head cross country coach Susan Melgares builds in a week of rest for many of her varsity athletes toward the end of the season. The break is designed to prepare her teams for the grind of the last three weeks of the season, starting at next week’ ...

  • Red Raiders win wild game, 20-14 Whs1.phatch

    WAMEGO — A last-minute touchdown to close each half, a special teams score, a goal-line stand and a game-saving tackle were all it took for Wamego to outlast the weather, and Concordia in a 20-14 back-and-forth win Friday night. “That was wild,” said Red Raider head coach Dale Burkholder amidst a ...

  • Indians take 5th at home invite Vball1.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team took fifth place in the Manhattan Invitational Saturday, dominating Junction City and Gardner-Edgerton in the consolation bracket easily. In an eight-team tournament with five teams over .500, the Indians came close to getting through to the championship bracket, but lost a pair of close three-set matches ...

  • Falcons edge St. Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County Falcons took a 22-0 lead into halftime, but had to fend off the comeback attempt of a Bears in the second half. The Falcons won 38-30, but St. Marys did enough in the final two quarters to make the game reasonably close. Riley County’ ...

  • Silver Lake whips Rock Creek

    At Silver Lake, the Eagles took a 42-0 lead to halftime in a dominant effort over the Rock Creek Mustangs. Silver Lake went on to complete the shutout in the second half. Rock Creek amassed just 79 yards of offense in the loss, and gave up 445. The Mustangs (1-5) travel to ...

  • Pike Valley 40, Frankfort 14

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats came up short against Pike Valley in a district matchup. Jase Suther rushed for 103 yards, while Adam Kenworthy threw a pair of touchdowns to receiver Ryan Kraushaar, who finshed with 55 yards on three catches. Kenworthy also threw four interceptions. Frankfort (2-4) travels to Linn next Friday. ...

  • Linn 48, BV-Randolph 0

    At Randolph, Linn shut out the Blue Valley Rams in a dominant effort in a matchup of Twin-Valley League schools. Game information and individual statistics were not available. Blue Valley (0-6) travels to Southern Cloud next week. ...

  • Manhattan reclaims Silver Trophy, wins 16-7

    JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High football team reclaimed the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7 on a cold, rainy night in Junction City. The Indians led 16-7 with the ball with less than five minutes on the clock in the fourth quarter, but gave Junction City ...

  • Coughlin working hard in backup role Mhs40.phatch

    Manhattan High senior Brian Coughlin has been working hard in practice for four years now. A seldom-used running back buried on the depth chart, in some cases by talented underclassmen, Coughlin hasn’t had many chances to shine at the varsity level. He’s made the most of the two ...

  • Undefeated Indians looking to reclaim Silver Trophy

    In every year of the Joe Schartz era, Manhattan and Junction City have met on the gridiron in the final week of the regular season with much on the line. District championships, playoff berths, Centennial League crowns and of course the coveted Silver Trophy were all in play at some ...










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