It’s been a great two weeks for Manhattan High’s Ian Trapp. In two starts at quarterback for the Indians, the junior transfer from Ellsworth has scored nine touchdowns, rushed for more than 300 yards and shown he has an accurate and strong arm.
A shorthanded group of Manhattan High cross country runners made their way to Emporia Saturday to compete in the Emporia Invitational, with the boys’ team taking second place overall.
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew it would have its hands full against the top-ranked team in the state, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints, in the championship game of the Titan Classic on Saturday.
It’s not often you miss out on the championship game but still manage a second-place finish at a volleyball tournament, but that’s what happened to Manhattan High on Saturday in Olathe.
The Blue Valley Rams snapped a 14-game winless streak with a 36-20 win over Word of Life Prep in Wichita Friday night.
At Flush, the Mustangs looked to move to 2-0 on the young season but couldn’t quite get the job done against the Tigers, trailing by three at halftime but facing a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter.
RILEY — Using big plays and a strong rushing attack, Riley County avenged a crushing loss to Olpe last season by winning 55-30 on Friday at home.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders had the chance to earn their first win of the season against Jefferson West, leading 14-6 at halftime, but gave up a touchdown with 2:55 to play that broke a 14-14 tie.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats managed to take an early 8-0 lead against Twin-Valley League foe Hanover, but couldn’t keep up the momentum down the stretch in a 62-30 loss.
At Highland, the Valley Heights Mustangs led part of the way in a back-and-forth game with Doniphan West on the road, but couldn’t come up with a final touchdown to pull out the win late.
The Manhattan High football team picked up right where it left off in last week’s dominant win, defeating the Seaman Vikings 49-21 in a game that was never close.
Anyone wondering if a quarterback used to playing Class 3A football could come in and handle the job at 6A Manhattan High got their answer last Friday night.
The Manhattan High volleyball team started its season with a win and two losses at a home quadrangular meet with Silver Lake, Seaman and Shawnee Heights Thursday evening.
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team beat Kapaun Mt. Carmel, 4-2, on Thursday evening to advance to the final of the Titan Classic against the state’s top-ranked team, St. Thomas Aquinas.
The Manhattan High football team may have surprised its coach last week with a dominant 47-0 win over Shawnee Heights to begin the season. But Indians’ head coach Joe Schartz expects a tougher challenge for his group this week.
It’s not unusual for the Manhattan High volleyball team to get a late start to its season compared to most teams around the state.
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina Central Invitational Tuesday afternoon at Salina Municipal Golf Course.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took second place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Tuesday afternoon, winning eight of 12 matches.
With a deep and talented roster, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team managed to wear out the Wichita Northwest Grizzlies in the quarterfinal round of the Titan Classic in Wichita Monday afternoon.
As Cara Melgares passed the 4K mark on the cross country course at Warner Park Saturday afternoon, she couldn’t help but think about being done.
TECUMSEH — Following Manhattan High’s 47-0 drubbing of Shawnee Heights in Friday night’s season opener, head coach Joe Schartz couldn’t really put his finger on just exactly why the Indians were so dominant.
At Riley, the Falcons opened their season with a 28-0 victory over the Wabaunsee Chargers Friday night, keeping the shutout intact through all four quarters and moving to 1-0 on the season.
At Randolph, Wakefield took a 32-8 halftime lead and the game was called midway through the fourth quarter as the Bombers scored 22-unanswered points in the second half to run away with the victory.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights took a 6-0 lead into the second quarter but allowed the Panthers to score 21 unanswered points before halftime before ultimately losing in both teams’ season openers Friday night.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats squeaked out a win over Clifton-Clyde in both teams’ season opener Friday night to move to 1-0 on the season.
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