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  • Riley County takes one from Chapman

    The Riley County softball team opened its season on Friday night in Chapman.  The Falcons beat the Fighting Irish in the first game, 10-6, before dropping the second game, 17-7. Jordan Ummel got her first win of the year in the opener, and had a single and a triple ...

  • Steinbring throws perfect game in MHS sweep

    Don Hess couldn’t help but recall a coincidental conversation he had with junior pitcher Jesse Steinbring this week. “Earlier this week he told me he would throw a perfect game,” the Manhattan High baseball coach said. “He didn’t say when, but he said he would.” Steinbring’s moment ...

  • MHS softball splits with Topeka Mhs11.phatch

    As it can be with any young team, the results can often be a mixed bag. The Manhattan High softball team has more new faces than old. And those new faces came out firing against Topeka High in the first game of a doubleheader and hung on to win 8-7. ...

  • MHS soccer loses 4-2 at Trinity

    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez said it was a tough one to coach. Despite controlling the pace throughout the length of the game, the Indians lost 4-2 at Wichita Trinity on Friday. “It was kind of a hard game from a coaching perspective,” Sanchez said. “It was a ...

  • MHS takes third at Salina Central

    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 Indians won eight matches to finish third in a tournament dominated by ...

  • Indians win 10 events to open season

    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. On the boys’ side, Chris Martin won the 400 meters with a time of 50.25, while Tre Daniels captured first in the 100 dash at 10.64. ...

  • Allen pleased with Indians’ start at Rural

    So far, so good for the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team. Though it was an unscored team invitational, Indians’ coach Joyce Allen was pleased with her team’s showing at Washburn Rural to open the season Tuesday. Camden Adams went 3-1 on the day to finish fifth, beating teammate Carter ...

  • Indians take second at home swim meet Kellywichmann 200im.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim team took second place on Wednesday in a five-team meet at the Kansas State Natatorium. The Indians scored 366 team points, losing out to first-place Lawrence Free State, which had 465 points. Maize South was third with 258 points, while Junction City scored 105 and Maize had 96. MHS coach ...

  • MHS soccer routs Chargers 8-0 Mhssoccer22.phatch

    Playing its first match at home against Topeka West, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team got its first win of the season Tuesday night, soundly defeating the Chargers 8-0. While it wasn’t a complete performance in the eyes of head coach Mike Sanchez, it was close. Manhattan outshot the ...

  • Price named league player of the year

    After an undefeated Centennial League title run and a trip to the Class 6A state tournament, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has seen its share of postseason honors roll in. Tuesday, the all-Centennial League teams were announced, with the Indians sweeping two of the major awards. Darby Price, who ...

  • Indians split opener with Derby, East

    Especially in the spring, it’s hard to tell exactly what to expect in a team’s season opener. With only a handful of outside practices, the speed of the game ramps up when everything counts, often leading to inconsistent play. That’s what plagued the Manhattan High baseball team, ...

  • MHS starts season in Wichita B1.41713.mhsbb12.phatch

    A year ago, the Manhattan High baseball team made it to state with a roster dominated by juniors and just one sophomore. This year, the majority of those underclassmen are back, creating one of the most senior-laden teams in the program’s history, each with the goal of getting back ...












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