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  • MHS golf takes 2nd in Wamego

    Playing at the Washburn Rural Invitational at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished second place behind the host team Thursday afternoon. The Indians shot a 359 to finish one stroke ahead of third-place Shawnee Mission East. The Junior Blues ran away with the tournament, shooting a 333 ...

  • Stegeman leading Indians’ defense

    In 2014’s season opener against Shawnee Heights, Manhattan High football’s Luke Stegeman made the play of the game, helping the team snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the final minutes with an interception at midfield that led to Manhattan’s 28-25, come-from-behind victory. His reaction was not ...

  • Washburn Rural tops MHS soccer, 3-1

    Going into Thursday’s Centennial League showdown at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew the Junior Blues were dangerous when running set plays. Cornerkicks, throw-ins and free kicks are all things Rural does extremely well, and that was ultimately the difference in Manhattan’s 3-1 loss. “It ...

  • MHS tennis drops dual to Lawrence

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Lawrence Thursday for a dual with Lawrence High, losing 6-3. The Indians got singles victories from Cathy Lei, 8-2, and Kristen Fraley, 8-1. The pair also teamed up for the team’s only doubles victory, 8-5. Other than that, Manhattan struggled on ...

  • Indians looking to correct mistakes Mhs20.phatch

    All week in practice, Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz has preached at his team to become better football players. After narrowly defeating Hayden last week, 23-20, to stay undefeated on the year and claim a leg up in the race for a Centennial League title, the Indians are ...

  • Alma teen ready to defend title at American Royal Cooper.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cooper Martin has a special place in his heart for the American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo. “Defending my American Royal title is like defending my national title,” said Martin of Alma. The last 12 months have been pretty special for the high school senior, who added two major ...

  • Indians score late to beat Seaman, 2-1 Soccer2.phatch

    Win, lose or draw, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso was going to stick with his aggressive formation Tuesday night against Seaman. The move worked out, as the Indians scored a goal with 4:07 to play in the second half to take a 2-1 lead over the Vikings that held ...

  • MHS girls win Salina South golf invite

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina South Invitational on Tuesday at Salina Municipal golf course, shooting a 344 to take the tournament by five strokes. Goddard Eisenhower took second place with a 349, with Hays shooting a 354 for third. Manhattan was led by freshman Macie Myers, who took ...

  • Indians breeze through home quad Mhsvolleyball15.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team swept through its home quad Tuesday night, posting dominating wins over Concordia, Topeka West and Topeka High. The Indians — ranked No. 9 in Class 6A — won each of their six sets on the night by at least 10 points and earned their first Centennial League victories of ...

  • MHS tennis drops dual to Lancers Joycelee.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team knew it was in for a challenge Monday afternoon at City Park hosting the Class 6A defending state champions in a dual. The Lancers beat Manhattan 8-2, utilizing their depth to pad their lead against Manhattan’s less-experienced players. The Indians got picture-perfect weather ...

  • MHS freshman improve to 12-2

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team improved its record to 12-2 on the season by sweeping its second straight quad last week. Playing at Council Grove, the Indians defeated Junction City (25-4, 25-20), Rock Creek (25-6, 25-11) and Council Grove (25-10, 25-6). MHS plays back-to-back in Topeka on Monday and ...

  • Manhattan High boys stay atop cross country poll

    In the second coaches’ cross country poll released Sunday, the Manhattan High boys’ team held on to the top spot in Class 6A with 46 votes, well ahead of No. 2 Lawrence Free State in the poll. The girls’ team moved to No. 3 after checking into the poll last time at No. 4. ...










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