Sports

  • 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 ...

  • Manhattan opens against experienced T-Birds

    While not all of them played, a good portion of Manhattan High’s football roster remembers the disappointment and dissatisfaction of making the trip to Shawnee and losing to the Mill Valley Jaguars, 26-21, in last year’s season opener. As a new group of starters prepares to open the 2014 ...

  • Eisenhower sweeps Wamego, Rock Creek

    The Eisenhower Middle School Eagles seventh-grade volleyball team opened its season Tuesday afternoon with a sweep of Wamego and Rock Creek.  The A team beat Rock Creek in the first match 25-10, 25-8. EMS then went on the beat Wamego, 25-16, 25-10. The second set of the Wamego match ...

  • MCC volleyball competes at Spikefest Tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team recently traveled to Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa to participate in the annual Spikefest Tournament. The Crusaders were preseason ranked No. 2 in the NCCAA national top-10 poll going into the tournament. Pool play brought on Faith Baptist Bible College, Hillsdale Free Will ...

  • MHS golf takes 2nd in opener

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second place in its season-opening tournament Thursday afternoon at Lake Shawnee, finishing 17 strokes behind Washburn Rural in the six-team event hosted by Shawnee Heights. The Indians shot a 362 to as a team to take second place, getting a third-place finish from Kylie McCarthy, ...

  • Ballard to play at Notre Dame Saturday

    Three years removed from a season-ending injury in his final year at Manhattan High, Joe Ballard is finally getting his chance to play college football. After a year of post-graduate school and a redshirt year at Rice University, Ballard will make the trip with his teammates to South Bend, Ind., ...

  • MHS begins soccer season with lofty goals

    Behind a strong senior class and a pair of standout senior forwards, the Manhattan High soccer team put together a 2013 season to remember, going further in the playoffs than any team in program history and ending with a 2-0 loss in the Class 6A state title game. Despite the departure ...

  • McCarthys leading the way for MHS Mccarthy.phatch

    After three seasons of varsity golf and three trips to state, seniors Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy are no longer the young guns on the Manhattan High girls’ golf team. Instead, they are the veterans and co-captains on a varsity squad that will start the year with three freshmen in the ...

  • 70 football players given concussion test

    Seventy Manhattan High School football players so far have been tested in a concussion evaluation program that the school implemented this year for its athletes. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh gave a report about the program to the Manhattan-Ogden school board at a meeting on Wednesday. The program is a ...

  • Northeast Kansas officials clinic

    The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official’s clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in the meeting room. A review of mechanics and new rule ...

  • Optimist softball team tryouts set for this Sunday

    Tryouts for Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under fastpitch softball will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park. All players age 15-18 are welcome to attend. For more information, call Jeff Brummett at (785) 556-3391 or Julie Brummett at (785) 313-1882. ...










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