Facing off against the Class 4A defending state champion Hayden Wildcats in a doubleheader at Norvell Field, Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess knew his team was in for a battle.
After battling tough weather conditions last week at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High track and field teams traveled back to Topeka for Friday’s Topeka Relays at Hummer Sports Park in near-perfect weather conditions.
After losing the first game of a road doubleheader at Hayden by seven runs, the Manhattan High softball team dug deep and hung with Hayden into extra innings of Game 2 before ultimately losing 3-2.
Playing their second straight game against top-level competition, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team fell on the road at Blue Valley-Stilwell, 3-0, Saturday afternoon.
Facing some of the toughest competition it will see all year, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team held its own at the Olathe Invitational Friday evening.
Facing off against league rival Washburn Rural Thursday night, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team knew it was in for a battle.
With the majority of the team’s top athletes making the trip to Olathe for a meet today, the other portion of the Manhattan High swimming and diving team traveled to Salina for a five-team invitational Thursday afternoon.
Competing at the Washburn Rural invitational at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team tied for fifth place in the team standings on Thursday, but got a solid performance from Cole Dillon, who took medalist honors with a 1-over 71.
The Riley County Softball team split with Rossville on Tuesday in Riley.
The Rock Creek softball team took two from Abilene on Tuesday, winning 6-1 and 14-4 over the Cowgirls.
Manhattan High boys’ tennis coach Joyce Allen finally got the chance to see her full varsity squad in action in Tuesday afternoon’s quadrangular meet in Topeka.
The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept Wamego in its season opener on Monday, beating the Red Raiders’ junior varsity team 11-3 and 17-7.
When the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team faces off against Centennial League rival Washburn Rural on Thursday evening, the team will do so with an extra boost of confidence after defeating Salina Central on the road Monday night, 4-1.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team opened its season by defending its team title at the Salina Central Invitational at Salina’s Municipal Golf Course.
The Wamego boys’ track team took first at the Chapman Invitational last Thursday, while the girls were second.
The Flint Hills Soccer Club’s Warriors won the boys’ 14-and-under gold division of the April Fool’s Futbol Festival last weekend in Lawrence.
The Rock Creek softball team traveled to Wamego this past week, splitting a doubleheader with the Red Raiders.
The Rock Creek baseball team split a doubleheader with Marysville on Friday.
The Riley County softball team opened its season on Friday night in Chapman.
Don Hess couldn’t help but recall a coincidental conversation he had with junior pitcher Jesse Steinbring this week.
As it can be with any young team, the results can often be a mixed bag.
Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez said it was a tough one to coach.
After seeing her team in singles and doubles action on Wednesday, Manhattan High boys’ tennis coach Joyce Allen got to see how everyone would play exclusively in doubles action on Saturday at the Salina Central Doubles Classic.
The Manhattan High track team saw solid performances on a cool day in Topeka on Thursday, picking up several golds at the Jerry Beardslee Invitational at Washburn Rural.
So far, so good for the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team.
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