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  • Centralia 46, Rock Creek 13

    At Flush, Rock Creek had the misfortune of facing its district’s champion in the final game of the season, and lost 46-13. Centralia had all but wrapped up the district title before it traveled to Flush, and cemented in with a steady attack that put the game out of ...

  • Martin leads way in win over Rural

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team got a career night from Chris Martin in a 45-23 win over Washburn Rural Friday in Topeka. Martin scored five touchdowns – four on the ground and one on a catch – while rushing for 212 yards on 30 carries. The Indians were in control from start to ...

  • Falcons make 12th straight postseason Rileyco4.phatch

    RILEY — Huddled around a radio broadcast, the Riley County coaches nervously awaited their playoff fate on Thursday night. The team took care of its end, thumping Marysville 40-7, but the coaches needed Minneapolis’ 29-12 lead over Washington County to hold in order to make the postseason. On the final play ...

  • MHS still misses Settembrino

    At most high school football programs, Manhattan High included, the success of a season rarely hinges on the health of a single athlete. There are star players, to be sure, but for the most part, teams that win at the highest level do so with a host of talent up ...

  • MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1. The Indians got a goal from Austin French, who headed home ...

  • Indians looking to end on a positive note

    On paper, the Manhattan High football team’s season-ending trip to Washburn Rural doesn’t look like a competitive matchup. The Junior Blues have just two wins on the season, a pair of romps over undermanned Topeka West and Highland Park. Rural has lost matchups against Hayden, Seaman and Junction ...

  • Position shift paying off for MHS’ Daveline Soccer2.phatch

    When Tyler Daveline first moved to defense last season for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team, he wasn’t sure how it would go. A lifelong soccer player, Daveline had always focused his efforts on offense, but on a senior-laden team loaded with talent at forward and in the midfield, ...

  • Cameron: Royals have history on their side Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Your magic carpet ride is over, Royals fans. It hardly every seemed possible but, yes, you’ve actually reached that spot on the treasure map marked with an X. You’re here, but you’re not alone — and NOW you actually have something to lose. It’s ...

  • Area teams qualify for state cross country

    The Flint Hills region will send four teams and four individuals to their respective cross country state meets this weekend. The Wamego boys’ team will have the opportunity to run at home one last time after advancing as a team with a second-place finish in the team standings at the ...

  • Manhattan High Soccer correction

    A Manhattan High boys’ soccer player was misidentified in Monday’s Mercury. Austin French— not Ben Turnley — was pictured during the Indians’ 5-0 win over Junction City on Monday night. The Mercury regrets the error. ...

  • Cameron: Royals have backs against the wall Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals arrived home tired and disappointed in the wee hours Monday morning. After another unpleasant appointment with the eminent surgeon Dr. Madison Bumgarner, they are now down a game in a World Series that will be decided this week at Kauffman Stadium. Bumgarner sliced and diced the ...

  • MHS cross country teams advance to state meet Xcgirls.phatch

    After winning its Class 6A regional at home in Warner Park Saturday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is one step closer to successfully defending its state title from 2013. The Indians won handily over the other seven schools at the meet, finishing with a team score of 35 and ...










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