Sports

  • 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 ...

  • MHS tennis hopes depth pays off

    As the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team opens its season today at Washburn Rural, head coach Joyce Allen feels good about the depth her team has to start 2014. For Allen, who is returning as boys’ coach after a 10-year hiatus, Manhattan’s young stable of tennis players is encouraging to ...

  • Rock Creek softball loses doubleheader

    The Rock Creek softball team opened the season on the road Friday night against a tough Mission Valley squad — losing the doubleheader, 5-4 and 6-5.  Mustangs’ pitcher Blair Campbell had a strong effort in Game 1, giving up only one earned run and striking out five. Rock Creek struck early ...

  • All Mid-East league teams released

    Rock Creek and Riley County were well-represented on the All Mid-East League basketball teams, with both placing several players between the two teams. The Rock Creek boys landed Carson Becker, Jared Garcia and Ryan Schneider on the first team, while Nate Berard earned an honorable mention. Riley County placed a ...

  • Wamego places eight on NCKL teams

    The Wamego girls’ team placed three on the North Central Kansas League first team and the boys added three as well as Wamego landed eight players on the NCKL basketball teams. The girls had Kaylee Page and Lanie Page, along with Allison Seufert on the first team. Caitlyn Claussen received ...

  • MHS loses opener at BV West

    After Thursday’s season-opening game at Topeka High was postponed, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was relegated back to practice, forced to wait until Saturday to begin its season. Facing a tough Blue Valley West squad on the road, the Indians fell 3-0 to open the season with a ...

  • Indians take 2nd at inaugural swimming invite Bussman200ydim-2.phatch

    His team has only competed twice, but Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has potential. Competing for the second time in as many days at their inaugural Manhattan Invitational, the Indians took second place as a team, finishing behind Washburn Rural but staying close all ...

  • MHS wrestlers compete at national tourney

    Three Manhattan High wrestlers made the trip to Virginia Beach, Va., over the weekend to compete at the National High School Coaches Association’s National Wrestling Championships against some of the nation’s top wrestling talents. Seniors Kian Clemens and Austin Chauncey, each fresh off a state championship in Class 6 ...

  • Indians take 3rd at Emporia

    After just one meet in the books, several members of the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team can already plan their trip to Topeka for the Class 6A state swim meet in May. The Indians qualified in five individual events and each of the three relays in Thursday’s ...

  • MHS track team begins season today in Topeka Melgares.phatch

    Manhattan High head track and field coach Jesse Woodard is a busy man these days. He has more than 175 kids out for track and has been confined to indoor practices much of the spring season thus far, limiting how much his team can actually work on as it embarks on ...

  • MHS soccer opens season vs. Topeka Emma samenus.phatch

    Coming off an appearance at state last season, Manhattan girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has set the team’s goals just as high this year. With six seniors returning from last year’s team and plenty of young talent, the Indians are looking to improve upon last year’s fourth-place ...

  • MCC women end season 26-6

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team ended its season with a 26-6 overall record and a seventh-place finish at the NCCAA tournament. Libby Witte was named First Team All-American, while Sarah Wenger was named to the second team. The Crusaders’ Larry Olson was named National Coach of the ...










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