Sports

  • MHS girls tennis mixes it up at quad meet

    Everyone on the Manhattan’s girls tennis team got to play both singles and doubles at Monday’s meet against Shawnee Mission East and Junction City. The Indians came in fourth behind Shawnee Mission East’s two teams and Junction City, despite sweeping the Bluejays. The heat played a role ...

  • MHS girls tennis mixes it up at quad meet

    Everyone from Manhattan’s girls tennis team got to play both singles and doubles at Monday’s meet against Shawnee Mission East and Junction City. The Indians came in fourth behind Shawnee Mission East’s two teams and Junction City, despite sweeping the Bluejays. The heat played a role in ...

  • MHS girls golf wins Salina South Invitational

    After a long break, Manhattan girls golf came back strong and won the 18-hole Salina South Invitational on Monday with a team score of 345. The team, which hadn’t competed since winning the Salina Central Invitational on Sept. 6, came in ahead of Hutchison (355) and Great Bend (359) in the 12-team tournament. ...

  • Manhattan slams Highland Park, 50-6

    Even in a big win like Friday night’s, there are teaching moments. Head coach Joe Schartz found plenty in Manhattan’s 50-6 win over Highland Park. Several players saw action on both sides of the ball, some for the first time. “We had some underclassmen get into the game, ...

  • Riley County loses to Rossville, 50-25

    Long before either stepped foot onto the field in Riley Friday night, Riley County High School head football coach Steve Wagner hoped his No. 6 — senior running back Garrett Staten — could win the battle against Rossville’s No. 6 — senior quarterback Jacob Bradshaw. The matchup would be huge. It’s one Bradshaw ...

  • Rock Creek can’t overcome early deficit, loses to Wabaunsee

    Despite only trailing by one point for parts of the third quarter, Rock Creek couldn’t hold off Wabaunsee, losing, 26-13. Wabaunsee scored 14 unanswered points on a 3-yard run by Kolby Droegemeier and a 27-yard run by Kameron Wurtz. Droegemeier finished with 138 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns. Wurtz ended ...

  • Indians record several personal bests at Stampede

    Manhattan was the first Kansas school across the line at the Missouri Southern Stampede on Saturday morning. Head cross country coach Susan Melgares saw several personal bests from the Indians. The boys finished third overall, while the girls came in fourth. Sophomore Cooper Schroeder led the Indians, finishing 16th overall ...

  • MHS volleyball finishes 3-3 at Hayden tournament

    Manhattan volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht didn’t see her team give up, despite the heat and noise in the gym at the Hayden tournament. The Indians dropped their first two matches to Hayden (25-21,27-25) and Shawnee Heights (25-23, 25-19, 25-18). They won their next two against Bishop Carroll (25-23, 25 ...

  • MHS volleyball finishes 3-3 at Hayden tournament

    Manhattan volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht didn’t see her team give up, despite the heat and noise in the gym at the Hayden tournament. The Indians dropped their first two matches to Hayden (25-21,27-25) and Shawnee Heights (25-23, 25-19, 25-18). They won their next two against Bishop Carroll (25-23, 25 ...

  • MHS cross country records several personal bests at Missouri Southern Stampede

    Manhattan was the first Kansas school across the line at the Missouri Southern Stampede on Saturday morning. Head cross country coach Susan Melgares saw several personal bests from the Indians. The boys finished third overall, while the girls came in fourth. Sophomore Cooper Schroeder led the Indians, finishing 16th overall ...

  • Several players see the field in 50-6 win over Highland Park

    Even in a big win like Friday night’s, there are teaching moments. Head coach Joe Schartz found plenty in Manhattan’s 50-6 win over Highland Park. Several players saw action on both sides of the ball, some for the first time. “We had some underclassmen get into the game, ...

  • Schartz wants MHS to focus against Highland Park

    Manhattan head football coach Joe Schartz is looking at the glass as half full. After a strange, wet game last week, Manhattan returns to Topeka to face Highland Park on Friday. “It was a step up in competition,” Schartz said. “Washburn Rural had that game marked on their calendar, so ...










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