Sports

  • Rock Creek softball sweeps Wabaunsee

    The Rock Creek softball team swept Wabaunsee on Tuesday, beating the Chargers 11-1 and 13-2. The Mustangs got off to a slow start in the first game, scoring one run in the first, but not scoring again until the seventh inning when they piled on 10 runs. In the seventh inning ...

  • MHS tennis takes 4th at league meet

    Facing some of the toughest competition it’s seen this season, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team finished in fourth place at the Centennial League tennis meet Monday afternoon. Hayden successfully dethroned Washburn Rural, which had won the tournament 18 seasons in a row, by a narrow two-point margin, scoring 76 team ...

  • Indians’ Woods finishes 3rd Woods.phatch

    After a solid round at Monday’s Centennial League golf meet at the Stagg Hill Golf Club, David Woods found himself struggling three shots into his playoff with Washburn Rural’s Lukas McCalla for third place. That’s when one shot turned everything around. The senior chipped in from more ...

  • Bullets third in Manhattan Spring Slam

    The Optimist Bullets played in the USSSA Manhattan Spring Slam this weekend. The Bullets would go 3-2 for the event, losing twice to the tournament champion. The team clinched third place for their hard efforts. In pool play the Bullets extended their season winning streak to six games with a 4 ...

  • Rock Creek baseball plays Clay Center, Riley County

    The Rock Creek baseball team played four games over the weekend, sweeping Clay Center on Friday before splitting with Riley County on Saturday. The Mustangs played at Clay Center on Friday, winning the first game 10-3 and the second one 14-1. Zach Nider took the win in the first game, ...

  • Manhattan Titans win tournament

    The 12-and-under Manhattan Titans competed in the AAA Invitational at Bettis Sports Complex in Topeka over the weekend and ended up coming home with the championship. The Titans beat the Topeka Golden Giants 7-1, Building Champions 8-5, and the KC Storm 7-3. The Titans only loss in pool play was ...

  • Rock Creek JV softball sweeps Riley County

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team played a doubleheader at Riley County on Friday, winning the games 4-3 and 8-0. The Mustangs led 4-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth in Game 1 when Riley County started making a comeback. Rock Creek was able to hold on for the ...

  • Optimist Double Play plays two tourneys

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play softball team has played in two tournaments so far this season. The first tournament being in Council Grove and the second in Emporia. The team came home with three losses from Council Grove but bounced back with intensity at Emporia. At Emporia, the day ...

  • Rock Creek softball sweeps Falcons

    The Rock Creek and Riley County softball teams met up in Riley on Friday night, with the Mustangs sweeping the series with 4-3 and 8-0 wins. Rock Creek led 4-0 in the fourth inning of Game 1, before Riley County started making a run back into the game. Blair Campbell took ...

  • Wamego competes at Seaman Relays

    The Wamego track and field teams competed against 22 teams on Friday at the Seaman Relays, with the girls’ team taking 11th and the boys’ team finishing 17th. The girls’ team was highlighted by a first-place finish in the 4x800-meter relay, as the group of Brooke Ward, Allison Seufert, Riley ...

  • MHS golfers take 2nd at Hutch tourney

    Facing 36 teams at the Hutchinson Invitational on Friday, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team finished in second place in a solid effort from start to finish at Hutchinson’s Carey Park. The Indians finished eight strokes behind Class 5A Kapaun Mt. Carmel, which shot a 290 to win easily. Manhattan shot ...

  • Indians cruise to doubleheader sweep of Emporia Mhs bsb-denoble-1.phatch

    The Manhattan High baseball team continued its strong spring with a pair of wins against the Emporia Spartans at Norvell Field Friday afternoon. The Indians won 9-1 in the first game before securing a 6-1 victory in Game 2 to complete the sweep. Despite the positive results and another strong pitching ...










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