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  • Manhattan falls at Hayden, 21-14

    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. Manhattan took a 14-0 lead at the 9:44 mark of the second quarter but didn’t score again as Hayden managed to score 21 unanswered, taking the lead with 5:26 ...

  • Versatile Chen helping Indians any way he can Chen.mercury

    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. In that sense, the 5-foot-9, 160-pound Jon Chen isn’t a great fit on paper ...

  • Manhattan Basketball Association coaches meeting

    The Manhattan Basketball Association is having a coaches meeting on Sept. 21, at the Manhattan High School West campus Little Theatre. Boys or girls coaches are welcome. For more information contact Scott Munsen at (785) 477-3403 or Julie Ostermann at (817) 948-8594. ...

  • Indians ready for Hayden Mhsfootball.mercury

    In two games this season, the Manhattan High football team has had almost no resistance pounding on a pair of Centennial League teams to start the year. Overmatched from the opening kick all the way to the final whistle, both Shawnee Heights and Seaman rolled over before halftime against the ...

  • MHS sweeps Rossville, Clay Center Jube.mercury

    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. The Indians started the night with a 25-8, 25-20 win over Rossville before capping the night with a 25-7, 25-16 win ...

  • T-Birds stun Indians in final minutes

    With a one-goal lead in the final 10 minutes of Tuesday’s match at Shawnee Heights, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team was in a good spot. Hold off the T-Birds for a few more minutes and the Indians could ride home to Manhattan with a quality Centennial League win under ...

  • MHS tennis takes 2nd at home quad Mhstennis lexi.mercury

    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. The Indians went 6-0 in singles and 0-6 in doubles to score 12 points and take second place behind Rural, which won with 18 points. Marysville ...

  • Indians rout Vikings with strong first half 7.mercury

    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 when opponents try to stop the ...

  • MHS boys take 2nd at Emporia

    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 Indians didn’t field a varsity girls’ team as several of the regular members had schedule conflicts. In addition, several ...

  • Indians fall in Titan Classic championship

    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. The Indians played a strong game and more than held their own, but allowed two ...

  • Manhattan volleyball takes second at Olathe South Invitational

    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. Playing in the Olathe South Invitational, Manhattan finished second in its pool and managed to defeat top-seeded ...

  • Blue Valley gets first win since 2013

    The Blue Valley Rams snapped a 14-game winless streak with a 36-20 win over Word of Life Prep in Wichita Friday night. Blue Valley took a 14-6 lead to halftime and outscored Word of Life 22-14 in the second half to seal the win. Trevor Schwerdt rushed for 135 yards, while ...












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