Featuring the largest senior class in five seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a wealth of experience returning from last year’s fourth-place team at the Class 6A state tournament.
The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three.
As the winter sports season at Manhattan High gets underway today, the Indians’ will make a trip to Topeka for a season-opening meet that will get the entire team back in the swing of things.
As the group prepares to open the season at Washburn Rural on Thursday, Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales could only think of one time his squad featured so many young athletes.
Fiser has been a letterwinner for the Indians’ soccer team for three years, with her senior season yet to come in the spring. She was named the team’s most valuable player as a sophomore, and was recognized as all-Centennial League second-team as a junior.
Manhattan High’s Kirkland Lambert was the lone boys’ soccer player named Class 6A all-state, earning second-team honors Monday morning.
Manhattan tennis coach Joyce Allen was named the Class 6A girls’ tennis coach of the year Monday morning.
The Manhattan High football team had seven players recognized by the Centennial League’s coaches as all-league performers on Saturday, including four on the first team.
Manhattan’s Daniel Harkin won a top regional tennis championship this past weekend in Topeka.
The daily question is simple: Shouldn’t the Royals have tried to score Alex Gordon with two outs in the ninth inning of Game 7?
The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put six players on the All-Centennial League teams, released this week by the coaches.
Jesse Steinbring found a great way to celebrate his 18th birthday on Wednesday.
Michael Melgares has plenty of experience running at the University of Kansas’ Rim Rock Farm, most recently finishing as runner up in the Class 6A state cross country meet a few short weeks ago.
The Manhattan High volleyball team, which finished one match short of a state berth in Class 6A, put five girls on the all-Centennial volleyball teams released by league coaches over the weekend.
Troy was strong from the start, taking a 36-0 lead to halftime and adding to its lead in the third quarter before calling off the dogs in the fourth.
First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.
While the sting of a season-ending loss is still fresh, most of the team will be back next season.
Wamego’s Allison Seufert, the lone representative at the Class 4A state meet for the girls’ team, medaled in her final race at the Wamego Country Club, taking 14th in a time of 16:02.7.
The Eisenhower Middle School eighth-grade girls’ basketball team lost its season opener on Thursday afternoon to Rock Creek, 16-13.
LAWRENCE - Coming into the Class 6A state cross country meet, sophomore Jackson Schroeder had never won a varsity meet for Manhattan High.
Manhattan (7-2, 5-1 Centennial) earned a share of the Centennial League with the win over Washburn Rural, sharing the crown with Topeka High and Hayden. This was the Indians’ sixth consecutive league championship.
LAWRENCE — In three previous runs at the Class 6A state cross country meet, Megan Ochoa has come home to Manhattan without a medal.
At Nickerson, the Wamego Red Raiders celebrated their third state playoff berth by routing Nickerson, 63-10, on the road on Friday.
At Blue Rapids, in a game to decide the district runner-up, Valley Heights stomped Jackson Heights, 48-14.
At Randolph, Frankfort dealt Blue Valley the final blow in a winless season for the Rams, winning 60-14 on the road.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.