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  • Enright hired as MHS softball coach

    Following Scott Mall’s decision to step down as Manhattan High softball coach in July, athletic director Mike Marsh announced Wednesday afternoon the decision to hire Monty Enright to take over as head coach. Enright, who has been in the district for years as a teacher, takes the top job ...

  • Late goal lifts Indians past Hayden Soc1.phatch

    When the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team is at its best, it possesses the ball most of the game and has at least twice as many scoring chances as its opponent. The Indians were not at their best Tuesday night against Hayden at Bishop Stadium, but they won 3-2, anyway. ...

  • MHS volleyball sweeps at Rural

    Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht knew her team would face a tough test in its final match of the night at the Washburn Rural quadrangular Tuesday night. After a pair of wins against Emporia (25-12, 25-23) and Highland Park (25-4, 25-8), the Indians dug deep for a three-set win ...

  • Indians take 2nd at home invite Kelsey.phatch

    Playing on the always-challenging, sloping course at the Manhattan Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team struggled on the greens and finished in second place behind Washburn Rural at the Manhattan Invitational on Monday. The Indians dealt with tough greens all day, as did the other teams in attendance. ...

  • Lei, Fraley medal at Centennial League tourney

    Playing in a loaded bracket for singles, Manhattan’s Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley each went 4-2 on the day to bring home medals and lead the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team to a sixth-place finish at the annual Centennial League tournament Monday in Topeka. The Indians scored 49 team points ...

  • MHS freshman VB wins league

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team went 6-0 on Saturday to win the Centennial League freshman volleyball tournament. The wins raise the team’s season record to 24-3. The Indians opened pool play Saturday by defeating Emporia 25-7, 25-16, with Josie Hilgers, Meg Auten and Hana Tamura each serving eight ...

  • EMS sweeps home matches

    The Eisenhower Middle School seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team played its final home matches of the season with a sweep of Seaman and Abilene. In the first match against Seaman, EMS took care of business early with kills from outside hitters Elise Funk and Malary Tajchman to spark a 25-14 win.& ...

  • Wamego CC competes at Newton

    The Wamego cross country teams competed at the Newton Invitational on Saturday, with the girls taking seventh and the boys finishing fifth. Tessa Seeberger led the girls’ team with a 22nd-place finish, while Alexis Pettay was 26th. Elise Wolf took 31st, Kaydra Schmidt was 41st, Emily Starkey was 68th and ...

  • Former MHS stars help Jayhawks CC

    University of Kansas freshmen Chris Melgares and Alaina Schroeder competed for the Jayhawks at the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minn., recently, helping their respective teams to solid finishes in the season’s second cross country event. Melgares was 43rd overall in the 8K race in a time of 25:48 ...

  • MHS freshman volleyball wins 6 of 7 matches

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team won six out of seven matches in the last week to improve its season record to 18-3. MHS lost for the second time this season to Seaman (15-21, 15-25) and then bounced back that same night to defeat Hayden (15-9, 25-13), and Topeka West (25 ...

  • Anthony VB sweeps quad

    The Anthony eighth grade volleyball team swept a quad with Emporia, Hays and Eisenhower last week. Anthony started by defeating Emporia 25-14, 25-9. Haleigh Harper had four aces. They defeated Hays 25-11, 25-11. Garrin Williams, Brooklyn Cink, and Graycn Evans each had four kills.  Anthony then defeated Eisenhower 25-10, 25 ...

  • Staten runs Falcons past rival Rock Creek Rcfb1.phatch

    FLUSH — In just a few plays, the momentum seemed to fall right out from under Rock Creek. Riley County scored quickly on a few drives and the Mustangs couldn’t answer in a 34-13 loss at home. The Mustangs tied the game at 7 with an 8-yard pass from Alex Feldkamp ...










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