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  • MHS baseball splits Washburn Rural doubleheader

    Manhattan head baseball coach Don Hess was happy with how his team came back from a tough loss on Friday. Washburn Rural’s Payton Smith hit a two-out walk-off double to give the Junior Blues the 2-1 win in Game 1. Manhattan (4-2) responded with an 8-2 win in Game 2. Hess ...

  • MHS softball swept by Washburn Rural

    Manhattan softball experienced a little déjà vu on Friday. Washburn Rural beat the Indians, 9-1, in each game of the doubleheader. Madisyn Shaneyfelt scored both runs for the Indians. Head coach Monty Enright felt Game 2 starting pitcher Chelsey Henry had one of her best outings of the season. The ...

  • MHS swim and dive takes first in weather-shortened quad Mhsswim

    After Alisha McKnight dropped five seconds from her 50-yard freestyle time, taking 35th place with a 34.94, Manhattan head swimming and diving coach Alex Brown wanted to see if she also could drop time in her next event, the 100-yard freestyle. McKnight’s heat, where she dropped 17 seconds and recorded a ...

  • MHS girls finish first, boys third at Great Bend Invitational

    Manhattan track and field had a strong showing at the Great Bend Invitational on Tuesday, with the boys taking third place with a score of 80 and the girls winning the meet with 146 points. The Manhattan boys swept the javelin. Josh Haus won the event with a throw of 180-02 feet. ...

  • MHS mascot group to discuss honoring Prentup

    The Manhattan High School mascot committee Thursday will begin discussing a way to name a district building and a scholarship for former MHS coach Frank Prentup. The committee meets 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. The meeting is expected to last until 6:30 p.m. The 15-member mascot ...

  • MHS soccer shuts out Emporia, 4-0

    Karmen Martinie, Maddie Mahun, Kendra Geisbrecht and Sadie Samenus all recorded goals Tuesday night in their Manhattan High girls soccer team’s 4-0 win over Emporia, but it was Samenus who found herself in a small assembly of emotional teammates and coaches after the game. The group included juniors Cailey ...

  • MHS tennis wins home quad Mhstennis

    For the first and last time this year, the Manhattan boys’ tennis team played on its home courts on Tuesday. The Indians came out in first place in the quad with Junction City, Highland Park and Marysville. Head coach Brandon Starkey didn’t bring his top six players to Tuesday’ ...

  • MHS softball swept by Rossville

    Manhattan head softball coach Monty Enright didn’t have a whole lot to say after Tuesday’s games. His Indians got beat by Rossville, 13-5, after dropping the first game, 13-1, in a run-rule shortened contest. “We just got beat,” Enright said. “We have to give Rossville credit. They did ...

  • MHS splits doubleheader with Seaman Mhsbase

    Manhattan baseball couldn’t quite muster two comebacks on Monday. After scoring five runs in the sixth inning to beat Seaman, 8-3, in Game 1, the Indians (3-1) lost the second game, 5-1. “I hope they understand that we just played a good team,” head coach Don Hess said. “I told ...

  • MHS wins Manhattan Invitational Mhsgolf1

    The Manhattan boys golf team didn’t let a blustery Monday get in its way. The Indians won their home tournament at Manhattan Country Club and recorded their best score, 333, on the year. “The wind was strong enough and out of the north and that makes this course pretty tough,” ...

  • Kim signs with William Jewell College for football Kim

    As a freshman, Kevin Kim decided to go out for football after playing goalie in soccer growing up. “I used to always take people down as a goalie, so I said, ‘Might as well switch sports,’” Kim, a defensive lineman, said. “I just found my love of football.” Three years ...

  • Seaman sweeps MHS softball on Friday

    Manhattan softball went up against the defending 5A state champions in Seaman on Friday night, and the Vikings came away with both wins, taking the first game, 12-1, and the second game, 11-0. Despite the run-rule shortened losses, head coach Monty Enright was happy with how the Indians (1-3) competed ...










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