TECUMSEH – Manhattan used a dominant ground attack to easily defeat the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds, 47-0, on the road in both teams’ season openers Friday night.
Though he won’t be the starting quarterback tonight in Manhattan High’s season opener at Shawnee Heights, senior Blake Wewer knows his job is to lead the Indians’ young football team.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team won eight matches and finished in first place at a quadrangular meet in Junction City Thursday afternoon.
Manhattan High alumnus Deante Burton has had several opportunities to play for Kansas State dating back to last year, but for two other former Indians, the chance may be coming soon.
Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz made sure to point it out on Tuesday at practice. It’s been 30 years since Manhattan has lost a varsity football game to Shawnee Heights.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team started its season with a victory in a dual at Topeka High Tuesday afternoon.
With a comfortable lead most of the night and plenty of opportunities to insert most of his large roster into the match, Friday night’s 4-0 win over Lawrence High was exactly what Manhattan High head coach Frank Alonso wanted to see.
Sam Hankins is not like most eighth graders. He’s still a year away from attending high school, but is already one of the most decorated athletes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district.
A season ago, Manhattan High head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure what to expect from a talented, but unproven, group of juniors on varsity.
With four sophomores and two freshmen on varsity, this is easily the youngest girls’ golf team Manhattan High head coach Chris George has ever had.
The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago.
The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan.
Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event.
Manhattan resident Tyler McDermeit competed at the Water Ski National Championships last week in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The Manhattan High cross country season started Saturday morning with a time trial and pancake feed at Bishop Stadium.
The seventh annual Speedy PD 5K/10K and Family Run will be held on Aug. 29, at Tuttle Creek State Park.
Athletics at Manhattan High get started on Monday with meetings and initial practices this week.
Cueto’s home debut for the Royals on Monday night happened to be a classic in terms of his craft — a four-hit, complete-game shutout of the once-mighty Tigers. But it was SO much more when you considered the buzz.
The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist Park in Manhattan.
The Blackjack Saddle Club will host an open horse show on Saturday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. at CiCo Park in Manhattan.
Manhattan High alumnus and University of Portland distance runner Reid Buchanan doesn’t spend much time in Manhattan these days.
The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held its City Junior Championship this week, playing at Stagg Hill on Wednesday and the Manhattan Country Club on Thursday.
Making his debut at a national meet, Douglas Teener, of Manhattan, placed third in the 60-64 age group at the State Games of America over the weekend.
The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. and Aug. at 7 p.m., both at Brummett Field at Optimist Park.
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