Sports

  • Group to mull mascot change

    A Manhattan High School mascot committee will have a fifth item to consider when it begins meeting: whether the school board should remove the Indian mascot. Superintendent Marvin Wade told the Manhattan Rotary Club last week that in addition to four items with which it was charged to address, he ...

  • Seven area basketball players named all-state

    Staff reports Four area boys basketball and three girls players and were among the best of the best, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. Manhattan had the most representatives with four. Junior guard Chrissy Carr was named to the first team, and senior point guard Gigi McAtee was honorable ...

  • MHS boys tennis looks to youth

    There aren’t many familiar faces on the Manhattan boys tennis team right now. Five Manhattan boys tennis players went to the 6A state tournament last year, but Bryce Easton is the only returning player from that group after the other four graduated. The other varsity player with experience is ...

  • Rock Creek’s Vogts named area player of the year Rockcreek vogts

    Martin Vogts has always been drawn to basketball ever since he started playing competitively in first grade. In middle school, he found out it was in his blood. His biological father, Jamaal Davis, played under Bob Huggins at Cincinnati from 2000-02. Vogts said he has met his biological mother but ...

  • George draws from father, mentors for coaching advice Mhsbench

    From the time his playing career was over after high school, Benji George knew he wanted to coach. He had an up-close view of what it was like, after all. His father, Steve George was the longtime head coach at Clifton-Clyde High School, where the younger George was a shooting ...

  • MHS girls swim and dive takes fourth in opener

    Several Manhattan girls’ swimmers had significant time drops in their first meet on Thursday in Emporia. The Indians finished fourth out of eight teams with 238 points. Headlining the meet was the 400 freestyle relay of Holly Randall, Lauren Casper, Blaise Hayden and Lauren Cassou which qualified for the state meet with ...

  • Area basketball players take all-league honors

    Several area basketball players earned honors in their respective leagues this past week. Rock Creek senior Cooper Schlochtermeier and juniors Carson Zenger and Martin Vogts were named to the Mid-East League first team. The trio led Rock Creek to an 18-5 record and the first round of the 4A Division ...

  • MHS girls soccer beats Junction City, 10-0, in season opener

    The Manhattan girls’ soccer season got off on the right foot on Thursday, beating Junction City, 10-0. The junior class led the scoring effort, recording all but one goal. Addy Stone led the way with three goals and an assist. “Putting three goals in the back of the net is ...

  • Girls take first, boys second in track and field season opener

    Manhattan track and field got off to a solid start in its first meet of the season at Topeka West. The girls took first place with 224 points, while the boys took second with a score of 132. “All in all it was a good day, and the kids got some marks ...

  • Joyner-Kersee talks community, being a role model Jackiejoyner-kersee

    The woman named “the greatest athlete of the 20th century” by Sports Illustrated knows the importance of community. Four-time Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke Thursday in the K-State Union’s Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. She also planned to speak at the Women’s History Month dinner ...

  • MHS hoops earns several league honors

    The name, “Manhattan,” was all over both the boys and girls All-Centennial League lists. Trevor Hudgins headlined the boys’ list, taking home first team honors and player of the year. The senior helped lead the Indians to their third-straight Centennial League title, averaging 15 points per game. He recorded a career- ...

  • Hudgins named league player of the year, Carr newcomer of the year

    The name, “Manhattan,” was all over both the boys and girls All-Centennial League lists. Trevor Hudgins headlined the boys’ list, taking home first team honors and player of the year. The senior helped lead the Indians to their third-straight Centennial League title, averaging 15 points per game. He recorded a career-high 29 ...










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