Sports

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2016

    MHS boys win at Great Bend; girls take 2nd

    The Manhattan High track and field teams traveled to Great Bend on Tuesday to face off against five teams from western Kansas, with the boys’ team bringing home the team title while the girls finished in second place.

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2016

    MHS softball wins two at Rossville

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Rossville on Tuesday and swept the Bulldawgs, winning Game 1, 7-4, and taking the nightcap 9-6.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2016

    Indians rally for a pair of victories

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    In Tuesday’s home doubleheader with Washburn Rural, Hess watched his Indians come from behind and beat the Junior Blues twice, winning 7-4 in the opening game and 7-6 in the nightcap.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2016

    MHS tops Emporia

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    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez wasn’t disappointed with his team’s effort against Emporia in Tuesday night’s 4-1 win over the Spartans.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2016

    MHS tennis wins home quadrangular

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    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team played the first of two home meets on the schedule Tuesday afternoon, edging Junction City for first place at the quadrangular meet at City Park.

  • Pro Sports | April 12, 2016

    Young struggles in Royals’ loss to Astros

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    HOUSTON — Chris Young put the Kansas City Royals in such a big hole early that it was impossible for them to recover on Monday night.

  • Manhattan High School | April 12, 2016

    Tribe takes 5th at home invitational

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    The way the winds have been howling in Kansas over the last couple weeks, the light breezes out at the Manhattan Country Club Monday afternoon were welcomed by the 14 teams at the Manhattan Invitational.

  • Pro Sports | April 11, 2016

    Royals score on wild pitch to beat Twins

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals did not need a hit to score the winning run Sunday. It wasn’t about how they reached base, just what they did once they got there.

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    Shawnee Heights completes sweep of MHS softball

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    Playing against a perennial softball power in Class 5A on Friday, the Manhattan High softball team would need to play sound defense and come up with some big hits if they hoped to hang with the Thunderbirds.

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    MHS swimmers compete at Olathe Invitational

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team faced the toughest field it will see all season outside of the Class 6A state meet in a trip to the Olathe Invitational Friday evening.

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    Indians split at Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High baseball team traveled to Shawnee Heights for a doubleheader against the Thunderbirds on Friday, splitting the two-game set to move to 3-3 on the season.

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    MHS boys win, girls finish 2nd at Lansing Invitational

    The Manhattan High track and field teams switched things up this year on the schedule, opting to travel a bit further to the east for a meet with different competition.

  • Manhattan High School | April 08, 2016

    Late goal leads Tribe past Rural

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    This team’s seniors were in seventh grade the last time Manhattan beat the Junior Blues in girls’ soccer, leaving plenty of motivation for Thursday night’s Centennial League showdown at Bishop Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | April 08, 2016

    MHS golf 4th at Rural Invite

    Playing in blustery conditions with winds gusting over 40 miles per hour, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place at the Wamego Country Club playing in the Washburn Rural Invitational on Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | April 08, 2016

    Indians compete at Salina South Invite

    A portion of the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team made the trip west to Salina on Thursday for the Salina South Invitational, taking fifth place among six teams.

  • Pro Sports | April 07, 2016

    Way too early to grade these Royals

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    Unless some critical player blows out his shoulder or a pitcher falls to his knees with season-ending elbow pain, the first few weeks of any season can leave you completely fooled.

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2016

    Indians win Washburn Rural quad

    Despite another blustery day, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Washburn Rural on Tuesday afternoon and won the quadrangular meet, defeating Topeka High and Topeka West and splitting with Rural.

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2016

    Indians run-rule Wichita East in sweep

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    After a disappointing season-opening doubleheader last week at Topeka High, Manhattan High head baseball coach Don Hess was hoping his team would rebound well in Tuesday’s home opener against Wichita East.

  • Area Schools | April 06, 2016

    Rock Creek softball splits with Abilene

    The Rock Creek softball team split a doubleheader with Abilene on Tuesday, winning the first game, 5-1, before losing the second, 8-4.

  • Manhattan High School | April 05, 2016

    Strong first half carries Tribe past Firebirds

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    In the first half of the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s win over Lawrence Free State Monday night, the Indians took just three shots on goal.

  • Manhattan High School | April 05, 2016

    Indians take 9th at SMNW

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took ninth place among 15 teams in a stacked meet at Shawnee’s Lake Quivira Country Club on Monday.

  • Area Schools | April 05, 2016

    Henry signs at Allen County Rock Creek’s Winter

    Rock Creek’s Winter Henry will continue her softball career at the next level.

  • Manhattan High School | April 04, 2016

    MHS golf opens today at SMNW

    Replacing the production of a trio of four-year starters is difficult for any program, at any level, no matter what the sport. In high school golf, it means replacing half the team with players who have virtually no varsity experience.

  • Area Schools | April 04, 2016

    Rock Creek softball opens season 3-1

    Rock Creek softball opened its season with games against Osage City and Wamego last week, sweeping Osage City on Tuesday before splitting with the Red Raiders on Thursday.

  • Pro Sports | April 04, 2016

    Royals hold off Mets to open season

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    Edinson Volquez would rather sit on the bench than stand on the mound on opening day, especially when it happens to be the first game following a World Series triumph.

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