Sports

  • Indians win 2 to close Titan Classic

    After dropping the first match of the Titan Classic on Monday, Manhattan head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure how his team would respond. The group had all week to work out the kinks and finished the week with a pair of victories to take fifth place in ...

  • Martin’s TD completes Indians’ rally Fb2.phatch

    Facing fourth-and-goal from the 5-yard line and down by four points, Manhattan High running back Chris Martin was frantic. The impact of the moment, combined with trouble with his helmet and confusion about whether it was second down or fourth down had the senior worked up. In the ensuing timeout, ...

  • Riley County breezes past Wabaunsee

    ALMA — If there’s one thing head coach Steve Wagner’s Riley County football team isn’t short on, it’s playmakers. The Falcons opened 2014 with a big-play bonanza Friday night, blasting Wabaunsee for a 48-12 win on the road. “That’s the nature of our offense. Misdirection, people going ...

  • MHS volleyball goes 3-2 at Olathe South

    Playing in its season-opening tournament Saturday, the Manhattan High volleyball team finished its day 3-2 and took second place in its bracket to start the season on a high note. Manhattan’s two losses on the day were both close matches against historically strong teams, while the wins also came ...

  • Frankfort wins opener

    At Clyde, the Frankfort Wildcats started their season off on the right foot with a 38-30 win over Clifton-Clyde Friday night. Jase Suther scored four touchdowns on the night, all on plays of 25 yards or more. He finished the night with217 yards on 19 carries. Quarterback Jake Rose also had a ...

  • Wakefield 50, BV-Randolph 0

    At Wakefield, the Blue Valley-Randolph Rams struggled against Wakefield, falling behind 30-0 after the first quarter and trailing 44-0 at halftime. The game was called with five minutes remaining in the third quarter. The Rams mustered just 65 yards of offense, with Chase Carey rushing for 38 yards and throwing for 13. Blue ...

  • Centralia 54, Valley Heights 6

    At Centralia, the Valley Heights Mustangs struggled to keep up with the Class 2-1A defending champions, falling behind quickly and not getting much going offensively against the Panthers. Valley Heights (0-1) hosts Doniphan West (0-1) next week. Doniphan West fell to Onaga 16-8 in its opener. ...

  • Martin TD completes MHS rally over T-Birds

    In a wild final few minutes, Manhattan won its season opener over Shawnee Heights on a 5-yard touchdown run by Chris Martin with 9.8 seconds to play to give the Indians a 28-25 win over the Thunderbirds. The Indians faced fourth-and-goal from the 5-yard line after a bizarre sequence of plays ...

  • MHS tennis takes 2nd at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team got its season off to a solid start Thursday afternoon, taking second place among four teams at the Junction City quadrangular. Both Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley, playing at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, went 3-0 on the day, The No. 1 doubles pair of ...

  • Martin hoping to lead by example B8.91513.mhsfb.td.phatch

    Growing up playing football, Chris Martin’s natural position on offense was quarterback. It wasn’t until sophomore year the coaching staff at Manhattan High moved him to running back, which quickly turned into a starting gig on varsity as a junior. With an opening at quarterback in 2014, Martin was ...

  • Indians ready for season-opening tournament

    After missing out in 2012, the Manhattan High volleyball team got back to the Class 6A state tournament in 2013, sending Lisa Kinderknecht’s first group of four-year players out on a positive note. With a large group of seniors graduating, the 2014 Manhattan volleyball team will have a different look, especially on ...

  • Fraley, Lei return for MHS tennis

    With just six varsity spots, tennis is often more about quality than quantity when it comes to players. The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team returns just three varsity players from a year ago, but two of those players made it to the state tennis tournament, helping bolster a young team ...










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