Sports

  • MHS golfers looking for state return

    With two tournaments under its belt, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team hasn’t dealt with particularly harsh weather conditions on tournament days, at least until today. The Indians were poised to host the Manhattan Invitational at the Manhattan Country Club, but snowy conditions, paired with blustery winds and cold ...

  • Yungeberg, Plummer lead Mustangs to new heights

    In just a short time, Valley Heights girls’ basketball coach Jenny Yungeberg and boys’ coach Adam Plummer have taken their programs to whole new levels. Both led their teams to the best finishes in school history this past season, earning the two coaches the distinction as The Mercury’s Flint ...

  • Rock Creek JV softball splits with Abilene

    The junior varsity Rock Creek softball team won the opening game of a doubleheader with Abilene, 6-2, and faltered in the second, falling 12-9.  Behind the pitching effort of Jayden Weers, who struck out eight, the Mustangs outhit Abilene in Game 1. Rock Creek managed nine hits from five players — ...

  • Indians sweep Topeka Hayden Mhsbsb12.phatch

    Facing off against the Class 4A defending state champion Hayden Wildcats in a doubleheader at Norvell Field, Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess knew his team was in for a battle. But two dominant complete-game pitching performances by Henry de Noble and Jesse Steinbring left little to chance as the ...

  • MHS boys win at Topeka Relays

    After battling tough weather conditions last week at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High track and field teams traveled back to Topeka for Friday’s Topeka Relays at Hummer Sports Park in near-perfect weather conditions. The Manhattan boys won with a team score of 130, while the girls’ team took third with 106 ...

  • MHS softball drops two at Hayden

    After losing the first game of a road doubleheader at Hayden by seven runs, the Manhattan High softball team dug deep and hung with Hayden into extra innings of Game 2 before ultimately losing 3-2. Manhattan lost the first game 9-2, then dropped the second game in eight innings, the second ...

  • MHS soccer loses, 3-0

    Playing their second straight game against top-level competition, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team fell on the road at Blue Valley-Stilwell, 3-0, Saturday afternoon. On a blustery day in suburban Kansas City, the Indians held off Blue Valley for a half playing with the wind, but after switching sides at ...

  • MHS swimmers take 6th at Olathe Invitational

    Facing some of the toughest competition it will see all year, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team held its own at the Olathe Invitational Friday evening. The Indians finished sixth in the team standings and logged 11 top-12 finishes, including top-10 marks in each of their three relays. “It was ...

  • Indians come up short against Rural Mhs17.phatch

    Facing off against league rival Washburn Rural Thursday night, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team knew it was in for a battle. The Indians struck early, but couldn’t hold the momentum, falling 2-1 at Bishop Stadium. Like most of Manhattan’s losses, the difference came in fewer realized goal-scoring ...

  • MHS takes fifth at Salina swim meet

    With the majority of the team’s top athletes making the trip to Olathe for a meet today, the other portion of the Manhattan High swimming and diving team traveled to Salina for a five-team invitational Thursday afternoon. The Indians finished fifth out of the five teams, technically taking fourth ...

  • Dillon takes first at Rural Invitational

    Competing at the Washburn Rural invitational at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team tied for fifth place in the team standings on Thursday, but got a solid performance from Cole Dillon, who took medalist honors with a 1-over 71. Facing a tough field, the Indians finished behind ...

  • Riley County softball splits with Rossville

    The Riley County Softball team split with Rossville on Tuesday in Riley. The Falcons won the first game 9-5. Jordan Ummel earned the win, while Allie Martin had three hits, a triple and a double. Bri Engle had two hits and a double, and Kerrigan Simons and Emily Brummett each ...










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