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  • MHS soccer beats Topeka High, 1-0

    After a largely lackluster performance, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team escaped with a win against Topeka High on the road Tuesday evening. The Indians got a goal with 13 minutes to play in the first half and held on in the end for a 1-0 win over the Trojans that ...

  • Indians take 3rd at home invite Mhs1-david.phatch

    After postponing last week because of cold and rainy conditions, competitors at the Manhattan Country Club faced different adversity on Monday at the rescheduled Manhattan Invitational. A brisk wind picked up before the start of the tournament and only got stronger as the day went on, forcing golfers to adjust ...

  • MHS swimmers win home triangular Kellywichmann 500free.phatch

    Grant Guggisberg gguggisberg@themercury.com The Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team got the chance to compete against one of its toughest league foes Monday afternoon at the KSU Natatorium. The Indians came out on top, scoring 238 points to take first ahead of Emporia, which scored 209. Hays took third ...

  • Three MHS standouts sign at schools

    Two Manhattan High basketball players and one volleyball player made their college choices official last Wednesday in a pair of ceremonies at the MHS West campus. Par McNair, Darby Price and Jessie Kujawa each signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers into college. McNair plans to attend Hutchinson ...

  • MHS soccer blanks Seaman, 4-0 Mhs gsoc-3.phatch

    Behind an aggressive offensive attack, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team defeated Seaman, 4-0, on Friday night at Bishop Stadium. Manhattan scored two goals in each 40-minute half and was able to pull away from Seaman early. Junior forward Kelli Stockton scored first off a ball from midfielder Brooke Henry. ...

  • Indians set to host MHS golf Invite

    After last week’s postponement due to cold temperatures and snow in the forecast, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team will once again attempt to host its Manhattan Invitational Monday afternoon. The tournament is set to begin at 1 p.m. at the Manhattan Country Club. While Manhattan is likely to ...

  • Indians’ top athletes compete at KU Relays

    While much of the Manhattan High track and field team competed on Tuesday in Great Bend, the rest of the Indians competed this weekend in Lawrence at the KU Relays. The meet features all of the standard track events at KSHSAA meets, but it also allows athletes to participate in ...

  • Indians split road doubleheader

    It was a night of wild endings for the Manhattan High baseball team in a road doubleheader with Shawnee Heights Friday night. The Indians split, winning the first game 7-6 before dropping the nightcap 5-4. Both games were decided in the final inning. “It was not only stressful, it was ...

  • Optimist Bullets begin season in Lawrence

    The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Phenix Spring Slugfest in Lawrence this past weekend. The tournament was the first event played in the Bullets’ 2014 season. The Bullets went 2-2 in pool play. The team lost to the Topeka Fire-Storm 6-4 and to the X Factor 99’s 7 ...

  • Falcons split with Abilene

    The Riley County Falcons softball team hosted the Abilene Cowgirls on Thursday night in Riley, winning the first game 9-6 and dropping the second 8-4. In the bottom of the sixth in Game 1, down one run, with the bases loaded, Alyssa Kulp hit a grand slam to put the Falcons ...

  • Wamego wins Rock Creek invitational

    Wamego wins Rock Creek invited The Wamego boys’ and girls’ track teams won the Rock Creek Invitational on Thursday in Flush. The girls’ team scored 109 points to beat out Clay Center at 82. Riley County was fourth with 76 and Rock Creek took fifth at 65. Frankfort was 11th with 11 points. The Wamego ...

  • Indians win home swimming invite Emmabartlett500ydfreestyle.phatch

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team has reached the portion of its season where the volume of its workouts continues to rise and athletes must battle through fatigue both in practice and on race days. But exhaustion didn’t stop the Indians from winning comfortably at the KSU Natatorium ...










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