Sports

  • 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. ...

  • Manhattan High to conduct first practices

    The 2014-15 athletic year at Manhattan High will get underway this week, as each of the school’s seven fall sports will begin practicing. The football team’s upperclassmen will practice Monday through Wednesday from 3:15-6 p.m., while the freshmen will practice on the same days from 3:30-6 p. ...

  • Stephens transferring from MHS

    Manhattan High first-year head coach Benji George’s job got a little bit tougher this week. The rookie boys’ basketball coach, who was promoted to head coach after the resignation of Tim Brooks last winter, will embark on his first campaign without the services of senior forward Payton Stephens, who ...

  • Neils makes U.S. Senior National rowing team

    Andrew Neils, a 2003 graduate of Manhattan High School, has earned a place on the 2014 United States Senior National rowing team. The Senior National team represents the USA at the highest level of international competition, either at the Olympic Games or the World Championships. In June, Neils’ 4-man crew finished first ...










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