Sports

  • Indians take 5th at Southern Stampede

    Competing against top teams from multiple states throughout the Midwest, both the Manhattan High girls’ and boys’ cross country teams took fifth place at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. The Manhattan boys’ team had a pair of top-10 individual finishes, ...

  • MHS volleyball takes 5th at Hayden Invite

    After a long, hot day at the Hayden Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday, the Manhattan High volleyball team was ready to hit the road back to the Little Apple. The Hayden tournament is the only event on the Indians’ schedule not held in an air-conditioned gymnasium, making for a long day. ...

  • MHS soccer defeats Lawrence, 2-0

    After its season opener was postponed due to weather, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team traveled back to Lawrence for the second time in a month to play the Lions, winning 2-0 while posting its first shutout of the season. Manhattan (3-1-1, 0-0-1 Centennial) got two goals — one ...

  • Tescott routs Blue Valley, 48-8 Bvhs4.phatch

    RANDOLPH — Blue Valley coach Matt Schreiber said it feels like his young team is on a theme park ride. On Friday night, the Rams were looking for their first win of the season against another struggling team in Tescott, but it seemed like nothing would go their way. Miscues and ...

  • Silver Lake romps at Riley

    RILEY — Neither the stiff wind nor the Riley County defense could slow down quarterback Ryan Matzke and defending Class 3A state champ and current No. 1 Silver Lake Friday night, as the Eagles took home the 42-7 win. It was the second leg of a brutal three-game stretch of top-ranked teams ...

  • Red Raiders whip Marysville

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders trailed 2-0 after one quarter, but turned it on for the next three periods in a 55-9 victory over Marysville on Friday night in their NCKL opener. Wamego (3-0) had a punt blocked through the back of the end zone early in the first quarter ...

  • Burlingame 40, Frankfort 28

    At Burlingame, despite a good start to the game, the Wildcats couldn’t sustain it in a 40-28 loss to Burlingame. Frankfort (1-2) led 16-0 in the first quarter before Burlingame cut the lead to 28-24 by halftime. But it was all Burlingame in the second half as it scored ...

  • Rossville 45, Rock Creek 0

    At Flush, Rossville piled on 35 points in the first half and then cruised to an easy win in the second half, the beating Rock Creek Mustangs, 45-0. Rock Creek (0-3) was hurt by the big play in the game, allowing Rossville to score touchdowns of 29, 59 and 67 yards. Rossville quarterback Tucker ...

  • Troy 42, Valley Heights 25

    At Troy, the Mustangs couldn’t get it going until the second half and didn’t have enough in the fourth quarter in a 42-25 loss to Troy. Troy led 20-0 at halftime, scoring all 20 points in the second quarter. But the Mustangs (1-2) made their comeback in the third ...

  • Manhattan rallies past Hayden, 23-20

    Manhattan completed its rally over the Hayden Wildcats Friday night at Bishop Stadium, with kicker Joseph Trujillo nailing a 28-yard field goal try with 2 seconds remaining to give the Indians their only lead of the game as time expired, 23-20. The Indians trailed 14-0 at halftime but managed to get ...

  • Izquierdo makes transition to life in Kansas Mhs11 2.phatch

    Even by military standards, Manhattan High running back Daniel Izquierdo has moved a lot throughout his childhood. The senior moved into the district last year, but has lived in five different states while also spending four years overseas. Needless to say, Izquierdo is good at making new friends. “I’m ...

  • Indians set for big test vs. Hayden

    It may only be the third week of the high school season, but Friday’s matchup between Manhattan High and Hayden is likely to have serious Centennial League title implications. Other league hopefuls Topeka High and Junction City figure to weigh in later in the season, but Friday’s 7 p. ...










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