Sports

  • Wamego girls grab double-digit win

    There were highlights, lowlights and everything in between for the Wamego girls basketball team but the combination was enough to top NCKL foe Chapman, 55-40. The way the Red Raiders (6-9, 3-4) won over the Irish (5-10, 0-6) felt familiar to Wamego head coach head coach Kevin Kinderknecht. “Kind of ...

  • MHS beats Washburn Rural, 49-46, on McAtee’s buzzer-beater

    Kicking the ball out to Gigi McAtee was the secondary option for the last play of the game. But Manhattan’s senior point guard found the ball in her hands as the final seconds ticked off the clock in a tie game with Washburn Rural. She knew what to do. ...

  • MHS boys fall to Washburn Rural, 53-41

    In a battle for sole possession of first place in the Centennial League, the Manhattan boys basketball team never quite got going on offense. The Indians (10-4, 6-2 Centennial League) lost to Washburn Rural (10-4, 7-1 Centennial League), 53-41, at home on Tuesday. “I just chalk it up to the ...

  • MHS boys move up two spots, girls hold steady in KBCA poll

    The Manhattan boys basketball team is on the move again in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings. This time, the Indians moved up two spots to No. 6 in class 6A after their 75-65 win at Hayden on Friday. The girls team, which beat the Wildcats, 39-23, remained at No. 3. ...

  • MHS bowling teams finish third in regular season home finale

    Manhattan bowling head coach Robert Regan doesn’t want his team to focus on the scores during tournaments. “If you perfect the motion on every shot, the score will take care of itself,” he said. “It’s just like baseball. People who try to hit home runs can’t hit ...

  • MHS wrestling wins Centennial League tournament

    Everyone brought home hardware for Manhattan High wrestling. The Indians won Saturday’s Centennial League tournament at Topeka High with 227.5 points, beating second-place Shawnee Heights and Washburn Rural by 70.5 points. Head coach Robert Gonzales was named coach of the year, and senior Mason Wallace (145) was named league wrestler of the ...

  • MHS swim and dive takes third at Manhattan Invitational

    Emotions were running high at Ahearn Natatorium for Manhattan’s swim team. For many of the Indians, Saturday’s meet marked the end of the season. “Almost all of our seniors, except for three of them, it’s the last meet they’ll swim in,” head coach Alex Brown said. “ ...

  • Vogts secures season-best outing as Rock Creek routs Riley County

    Martin Vogts is not one for the spotlight — at least if his postgame comments are any indication. “I attribute it all to my teammates,” the Rock Creek junior guard said. But if there was any game for Vogts to indulge after, it was his team’s win Friday night. The ...

  • Big third quarter helps MHS past Hayden

    The third time was the charm for Manhattan boys’ basketball on Friday night. The Indians (10-3, 6-1 Centennial League) took the lead over Hayden in the first half, but it dissipated. Then they battled back and forth in the third quarter before securing it for good, thanks to a 13-2 ...

  • MHS girls win defensive battle over Hayden, 39-23

    It didn’t always feel like a double-digit victory over Hayden for Manhattan’s girls basketball team on Friday night. Both teams had a hard time scoring for minutes on end, but Indians’ coach Scott Mall was happy with the outcome. Manhattan (11-1, 6-0 Centennial League) beat Hayden (3-10, 1-6 ...

  • Former MHS soccer player earns college letter

    Former MHS soccer player Ben Turnley has been honored for his contributions to the Central College men’s soccer team this fall. The 5-foot-8 sophomore midfielder picked up his first varsity letter for the Dutch and appeared in 18 games, recording six shots, including two shots on goal, one assist and ...

  • MHS’ Scott signs with Highland Community College

    Kicking has always suited Andrew Scott. The Manhattan senior knows it’s sometimes overlooked, but he developed a passion for the position from years of practice and family support. “It takes hard work when nobody knows that you train when nobody else trains,” Scott said. “It’s great because you’ ...










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