The Manhattan High JV boys’ soccer team defeated the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds, 4-1, last week at the Bettis Family Sports Complex in Topeka.
TOPEKA — If not for two plays by Connor Schumacher Friday night at Hayden, the Manhattan High football team might still be undefeated.
The Manhattan High volleyball team shook off a pair of close losses in pool play at the Hayden Invitational Saturday, rattling off three straight wins to close out their day and take fifth place.
Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team had two top-10 finishers at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. The 2015 girls’ team managed to one-up that Saturday.
At Marysville, Dillon Blain threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Wamego beat Marysville, 28-0.
At Rossville, Rock Creek couldn’t keep up with the defending Class 3A state champion Rossville Bulldogs, losing 55-21.
At Silver Lake, the Falcons couldn’t counter a quick-scoring attack from Silver Lake in a 40-6 loss.
At Tescott, seeking their second win in two years, the Blue Valley Rams fell just short in a 32-30 loss to Tescott on Friday.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights was held scoreless as Troy topped the Mustangs 27-0 on Friday night.
At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats suffered a second-straight loss on Friday, falling to Burlingame, 48-28.
TOPEKA – The Manhattan High football team suffered its first loss of the season Friday night, falling 21-14 in a low-scoring affair at Hayden.
For many teams, the fullback position is typically reserved for a bigger athlete who can do the job of an offensive lineman, a linebacker and a running back all in the same series if needed.
The Manhattan Basketball Association is having a coaches meeting on Sept. 21, at the Manhattan High School West campus Little Theatre.
With a trip to Hayden looming on Friday, the Indians are gearing up for the toughest test of their young season as they prepare to face the perennial Class 4A powerhouse.
The Manhattan volleyball team made quick work of its opponents in a triangular home meet with Rossville and Clay Center Tuesday night, winning in straight sets in both matches.
Shawnee Heights blitzed Manhattan in the final seven minutes of the match, getting a pair of goals to quickly turn the game around and steal a win against the Indians, 2-1.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team finished in second place in a home quad featuring Washburn Rural, Junction City and Marysville Tuesday afternoon at City Park.
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.
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