Sports

  • Frankfort wins opener

    At Clyde, the Frankfort Wildcats started their season off on the right foot with a 38-30 win over Clifton-Clyde Friday night. Jase Suther scored four touchdowns on the night, all on plays of 25 yards or more. He finished the night with217 yards on 19 carries. Quarterback Jake Rose also had a ...

  • Wakefield 50, BV-Randolph 0

    At Wakefield, the Blue Valley-Randolph Rams struggled against Wakefield, falling behind 30-0 after the first quarter and trailing 44-0 at halftime. The game was called with five minutes remaining in the third quarter. The Rams mustered just 65 yards of offense, with Chase Carey rushing for 38 yards and throwing for 13. Blue ...

  • Centralia 54, Valley Heights 6

    At Centralia, the Valley Heights Mustangs struggled to keep up with the Class 2-1A defending champions, falling behind quickly and not getting much going offensively against the Panthers. Valley Heights (0-1) hosts Doniphan West (0-1) next week. Doniphan West fell to Onaga 16-8 in its opener. ...

  • Martin TD completes MHS rally over T-Birds

    In a wild final few minutes, Manhattan won its season opener over Shawnee Heights on a 5-yard touchdown run by Chris Martin with 9.8 seconds to play to give the Indians a 28-25 win over the Thunderbirds. The Indians faced fourth-and-goal from the 5-yard line after a bizarre sequence of plays ...

  • MHS tennis takes 2nd at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team got its season off to a solid start Thursday afternoon, taking second place among four teams at the Junction City quadrangular. Both Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley, playing at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, went 3-0 on the day, The No. 1 doubles pair of ...

  • Martin hoping to lead by example B8.91513.mhsfb.td.phatch

    Growing up playing football, Chris Martin’s natural position on offense was quarterback. It wasn’t until sophomore year the coaching staff at Manhattan High moved him to running back, which quickly turned into a starting gig on varsity as a junior. With an opening at quarterback in 2014, Martin was ...

  • Indians ready for season-opening tournament

    After missing out in 2012, the Manhattan High volleyball team got back to the Class 6A state tournament in 2013, sending Lisa Kinderknecht’s first group of four-year players out on a positive note. With a large group of seniors graduating, the 2014 Manhattan volleyball team will have a different look, especially on ...

  • Fraley, Lei return for MHS tennis

    With just six varsity spots, tennis is often more about quality than quantity when it comes to players. The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team returns just three varsity players from a year ago, but two of those players made it to the state tennis tournament, helping bolster a young team ...

  • Manhattan opens against experienced T-Birds

    While not all of them played, a good portion of Manhattan High’s football roster remembers the disappointment and dissatisfaction of making the trip to Shawnee and losing to the Mill Valley Jaguars, 26-21, in last year’s season opener. As a new group of starters prepares to open the 2014 ...

  • Eisenhower sweeps Wamego, Rock Creek

    The Eisenhower Middle School Eagles seventh-grade volleyball team opened its season Tuesday afternoon with a sweep of Wamego and Rock Creek.  The A team beat Rock Creek in the first match 25-10, 25-8. EMS then went on the beat Wamego, 25-16, 25-10. The second set of the Wamego match ...

  • MCC volleyball competes at Spikefest Tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team recently traveled to Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa to participate in the annual Spikefest Tournament. The Crusaders were preseason ranked No. 2 in the NCCAA national top-10 poll going into the tournament. Pool play brought on Faith Baptist Bible College, Hillsdale Free Will ...

  • MHS golf takes 2nd in opener

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second place in its season-opening tournament Thursday afternoon at Lake Shawnee, finishing 17 strokes behind Washburn Rural in the six-team event hosted by Shawnee Heights. The Indians shot a 362 to as a team to take second place, getting a third-place finish from Kylie McCarthy, ...










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