Sports

  • 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 ...

  • 4-time Olympian to speak at K-State

    One of the greats is speaking at K-State on Thursday. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a four-time track and field Olympian, will speak at 10:30a.m. Thursday at the K-State Union Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. In the Olympics, Joyner-Kersee won the silver medal in the heptathlon in 1984, gold ...

  • MHS girls swim and dive looks to make waves

    Lots of new faces are around the pool on the Manhattan girls swim and dive team. But they’ve blended right in. “Our team is very unified,” senior Caroline Cassou said. “We like to work together, we like each other and we compete for the team, rather than individually, which ...

  • MHS girls soccer poised for strong season

    Last year, the Manhattan girls soccer team was 90 seconds away from penalty kicks against the eventual state champion Shawnee Mission West in the final four of the 6A state tournament. The Indians took third place, but there isn’t much pressure on the team for a repeat performance, head coach ...

  • MHS track and field looking to have bounce-back year

    Manhattan track and field is hoping to start new streaks. The girls team ended a streak of six straight Centennial League titles, while the boys had won seven straight before two years ago. “I’m looking forward to some improvements,” head coach Jesse Woodard said. “It has its ups and ...

  • MHS girls reach goal of title Mhswbbwins2

    Before the season, the Manhattan girls basketball team set a goal: win a state title. The Indians reached that goal on Saturday, bringing home the first girls basketball title in school history with a 44-42 win over Derby (20-5). It didn’t come easy, though. “From the first day of ...

  • Way to go, MHS girls!

    Congratulations to the Manhattan High School girls basketball team — players, coaches, trainers, everyone. They did something over the weekend that no other MHS girls basketball team has done: they won the state championship. To say they did it in thrilling fashion understates the tension that built in Wichita’s Koch ...

  • St. John wins wild six OT game at 2A

    The St. John and Bishop Seabury boys’ basketball teams needed six overtimes to decide which team would advance to the title game on Friday at the Class 2A tournament at Bramlage Coliseum. In the final moments of the sixth overtime, St. John guard Cole Kinnamon threw up a near 40-foot ...

  • Central Plains girls, Sacred Heart boys win 2A state titles

    Wabaunsee rallied from an 11-point deficit but ultimately fell short as the Central Plains girls won the Class 2A state title on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum. Sacred Heart defeated St. John to win the boys’ championship game. The Chargers went into the fourth quarter down 11 before going on a 7-2 ...

  • MHS girls hold on to capture first-ever state title Mhswbb

    Ask around on the Manhattan girls basketball team, and you’ll probably hear that there wasn’t any doubt. Not when the Indians’ substantial lead dwindled throughout the fourth quarter and shrank to nothing with just seconds left on the clock against Derby in the 6A state championship game. There ...










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