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  • Indians rout Blue Jays, 11-1

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team wrapped up the regular season in style with an 11-1 rout of Centennial League foe Junction City on the road Thursday evening. The Indians took a 6-0 lead to halftime and got their 11th goal with less than six minutes to play in the ...

  • Rock Creek softball recognized for efforts in classroom

    The 2015 Rock Creek softball team has recently been recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association based on their academics. Rock Creek finished fourth in the nation among schools with unweighted GPAs, with a 3.81 GPA. Additionally, 13 Rock Creek Softball players have earned the distinction as NFCA All American Scholar Athletes. The ...

  • Indians essentially in must-win game on Friday

    After a difficult loss to Topeka High last week to start district play, the Manhattan High football team is fully aware of the importance of Friday’s game at Lawrence Free State. A loss to the Firebirds doesn’t eliminate the Indians from the postseason, but their chances diminish greatly. ...

  • Game 5, maybe series, turned on one pitch Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Thousands of baseball games have turned on one pitch. It happened to the Royals on Wednesday, pushing the American League Championship Series back to Kauffman Stadium with Kansas City still up 3-2. The weird thing about the biggest pitch in the Blue Jays’ survival game, though, was that nothing really ...

  • Indians finish fourth at state tourney

    After an up-and-down regular season with an extremely young team, it was hard to predict what kind of performance the Manhattan High girls’ golf team would have at the Class 6A state tournament at Andover’s Terradyne Country Club. Instead of succumbing to the pressure of the season’s biggest ...

  • MHS soccer routs Topeka West, 10-0

    With two more matches against this week before the start of the playoffs, Manhattan head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wanted his team to play with intensity and take care of business. Manhattan’s 10-0 win over Topeka West made for a good start to the week. The Indians took ...

  • Indians’ Bieker finishes 12th at Class 6A state tennis

    Manhattan’s Lexi Bieker made a surprise run at the Class 6A state tennis tournament over the weekend, bringing home a medal and taking 12th place with a 3-4 record at the two-day event. Bieker opened the tournament with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Olathe North’s Keely Franklin, then ...

  • MHS makes it six straight at cross country league meet

    Winners of five straight Centennial League titles coming into Saturday’s league meet at Stateland Park in Topeka, the Manhattan High cross country teams had plenty of confidence, but were not taking their dominance for granted. Head coach Susan Melgares said her team works too hard year-round to be complacent ...

  • MHS golfers ready for challenge at state

    When Manhattan head coach Chris George takes his girls’ golf team to the Class 6A state tournament at Andover’s Terradyne Country Club on Monday, he will do so with the youngest roster he’s ever had. With so many of his players new to their roles this season, George ...

  • Rock Creek tops St. Marys, 46-21 Rockcreek2516.mercury

    FLUSH — For the second straight week, Rock Creek struggled for half of its football game. But this time around, the Mustangs flipped the switch in the second half on the way to beating St. Marys, 46-21. At halftime, with his team down 21-20, Rock Creek coach Mike Beam challenged his ...

  • Indians lose district opener to Trojans

    TOPEKA — When the Manhattan High football team is at its best, the Indians take care of the ball, feature a dominant rushing attack and a punishing defense. In a 41-14 loss to Topeka High Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, the Tribe was not at its best. The Indians struggled ...

  • Wamego beats Chapman in district opener

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders led 14-0 at halftime and kept on scoring in the second half en route to a 34-0 win over Chapman in their district opener. Alex Vontz punched in a 4-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, and Ethan Thomas caught a 32-yard touchdown from Dillon ...










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