Sports

  • MHS girls tennis looks to build on, off the court

    The other day at practice, Lauren Robben, senior tennis player at Manhattan High got some help on her forehand from an unexpected source. Her helper was one of the seven freshmen on this year’s team. Head coach Tony Ingram said this year’s squad is young, with freshmen competing ...

  • MHS soccer drops season opener, 2-0, to Lawrence

    Manhattan head soccer coach Frank Alonso had a feeling in the first 15 minutes of the game that the season opener was going to be tough for the Indians. There weren’t many positives Alonso could draw from the 2-0 loss at Lawrence. Manhattan hadn’t lost a season opener since 2011 ...

  • Schartz sees room for improvement after scrimmage

    It almost felt like a Friday night at Bishop Stadium, as fans got a first glimpse of Manhattan football. However, head coach Joe Schartz was concerned with the Indians’ performance in the Thursday night scrimmage. “This might be the most disappointed I’ve been in this Thursday scrimmage since I’ ...

  • MHS takes 2nd in season opener

    Manhattan girls golf kicked its season off with a second-place finish at the Shawnee Heights Invitational on Thursday. The Indians shot a team score of 379. Macie Myers finished in fourth place individually and led the Indians with an 85. Delaney Wisdom shot a 93, while Lydia Fry shot a 95. Camy McAtee and ...

  • Local Sports Roundup

    Local athlete on collegiate men’s soccer team Manhattan High alum Ben Turnley is a member of the Central College men’s soccer team this season. Central compiled a record of 4-13 last season, and will return 16 letterwinners to the 2016 squad. The Dutch are looking to advance to the Iowa ...

  • Advocates continue to pressure board on Indian mascot at MHS

    The debate over the Manhattan High School Indian mascot is back again. Two residents spoke during the Manhattan-Ogden school board’s public comment period Wednesday night, each taking one side of the debate about whether to change the mascot. In the past, some advocates have said the mascot is disrespectful ...

  • Kynard finishes 6th in high jump

    Erik Kynard made the high jump finals on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, but he couldn’t make a return trip to the medal stand. The 2012 silver medalist and former Wildcat recorded a strong effort in the high jump finals but laimed sixth place in the event at the Olympic ...

  • Julmis falls,  still finishes in 110 hurdles

    RIO DE JANEIRO — There were quite a few tumbles and falls in the Olympic 110-meter hurdles on Tuesday. Like Haiti’s Jeffrey Julmis, who smacked into the first hurdle in a semifinal heat, tumbled over it and took the hurdle right along with him. Still, the former Kansas State track ...

  • Baji, Julmis qualify for 110 hurdle semis

    Former Kansas State athletes Jeffrey Julmis and Balazs Baji qualified for the semifinals of the 110-meter hurdles as day four of track and field came to a close at the Olympic Stadium in a rainy Rio de Janeiro on Monday. Julmis started off the competition running in the first heat. ...

  • Kynard qualifies, Ramos 71st at Olympics

    Former Kansas State Distance runner Beverly Ramos recorded a 71st-place finish in the women’s marathon, while high jumper Erik Kynard qualified for Tuesday’s finals as Day 3 of the 2016 Olympic track and field competition came to a close at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Kynard, ...

  • Lockett seeking big returns after breakout rookie season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After Tyler Lockett fielded a punt from Kansas City’s Dustin Colquitt, the Seattle Seahawks second-year returner maneuvered to his right and then made a vintage scoot down the sideline on a 17-yard return on Saturday in the NFL preseason matchup at Arrowhead Stadium. Near the Seattle 40 ...

  • Young triathlon participants inspired by Olympians they’ve been watching

    Imitating some of their favorite Olympians, Manhattan youths swam, biked and ran their way around City Park on Saturday morning. About 180 children spanning all ages tested their athletic ability during the Manhattan Parks and Recreation’s Just Tri It Triathlon. In the junior division, children swam 50 yards across the City ...










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