The Manhattan High wrestling team opened its season on the road with a dual win over Washburn Rural Thursday night, edging the Junior Blues 38-32.
After a senior season that included an 11th place finish at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka in the fall, Kristen Fraley knew she wasn’t ready to give up competitive tennis.
The Manhattan High swimming and diving team started its season off with a second-place finish at the Topeka West Invitational Wednesday afternoon, just 17 points behind Washburn Rural.
Since taking over as head boys’ basketball coach last spring, Benji George has faced plenty of adversity.
Featuring the largest senior class in five seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a wealth of experience returning from last year’s fourth-place team at the Class 6A state tournament.
The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three.
As the winter sports season at Manhattan High gets underway today, the Indians’ will make a trip to Topeka for a season-opening meet that will get the entire team back in the swing of things.
As the group prepares to open the season at Washburn Rural on Thursday, Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales could only think of one time his squad featured so many young athletes.
Fiser has been a letterwinner for the Indians’ soccer team for three years, with her senior season yet to come in the spring. She was named the team’s most valuable player as a sophomore, and was recognized as all-Centennial League second-team as a junior.
Manhattan High’s Kirkland Lambert was the lone boys’ soccer player named Class 6A all-state, earning second-team honors Monday morning.
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