MHS (4-1) coach Joe Schartz said his defense did a good job of keeping Topeka West from big gains through the air. Just three of the Chargers’ 13 completions went for more than 10 yards.
The Manhattan High cross country teams swept the Junction City Invitational on Saturday, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams taking first.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders led by seven in the first quarter but played catch up the rest of the night, as Clay Center edged Wamego, 27-19, at the Wamego Sports Complex.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights picked up an important district win on Friday in a home contest with Valley Falls.
At Axtell, the Wildcats dropped their third game in the last four in a narrow loss to Axtell.
At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams suffered another loss in a game that ended at halftime on Friday.
Even after two straight wins and a flurry of goals in its last two games, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer coaching staff wanted to see more team play from the Indians in the weeks to come as the team gears up for the postseason.
Playing for the third time this week, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 18-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park on Thursday.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took a short trip to Junction City for a dual against Junction City, defeating the Blue Jays, 6-3, on Thursday.
For the second consecutive week, and perhaps the last time this season, the Manhattan High football team will play against its opponent as the overwhelming favorite to win.
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished in seventh place at the Lawrence High Invitational at Eagle Bend Golf Course on Wednesday.
Playing at Bishop Stadium against Wichita South, recent history would suggest the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team would beat its opponent handily on Tuesday evening.
Bolstered by a pair of strong performances in singles, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took fifth place at the 10-team Topeka West Invitational on Tuesday afternoon.
The stumblin’ and bumblin’ Royals need a win or two in their final six games to hold the No. 2 seed, and what would appear to be a first-round division series against Texas. But seriously, who cares?
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team rebounded from a tough performance last week to take second place at the Centennial League tournament at Topeka’s Lake Shawnee Monday afternoon.
TOPEKA — When asked what he thought of the Manhattan High football team’s 41-0 win over Highland Park on Friday night, Tribe head coach Joe Schartz took a moment to choose his words carefully.
Coming off a frustrating 4-2 loss against Washburn Rural at home Thursday night, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team traveled to Great Bend Saturday afternoon looking to build confidence for the rest of the regular season.
At Alma, the Rock Creek Mustangs ended a two-game skid with a big 48-14 win over Wabaunsee on the road on Friday night.
At Rossville, an early answer wasn’t enough to keep Riley County in the game as Rossville routed the Falcons on Friday.
At Abilene, the Cowboys scored 26 points in the first quarter and Wamego never had a chance to keep pace as the Red Raiders lost on the road.
At Washington, the Mustangs dropped their fourth game of the season in a road loss at Washington County.
After falling 32-30 against Tescott on the road, it seemed that improvement had been made for a young Rams team, but the Wildcats set any progress back.
At Frankfort, Frankfort picked up their second win of the year in a shutout win over Wetmore at home.
TOPEKA – Despite a sloppy effort much of the night, the Manhattan High football team beat Highland Park on the road Friday night, 41-0.
By the time the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team finally started playing its brand of soccer Thursday night at Bishop Stadium, the Washburn Rural Junior Blues had a three-goal lead and had essentially put the match out of reach.
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