Wednesday, November 25, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | November 13, 2014

    Melgares to run at Kansas

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | November 10, 2014

    Indians land five on all-Centennial volleyball teams

    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.

  • Area Schools | November 09, 2014

    Troy routs Mustangs in playoff opener

    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.

  • General Activities | November 07, 2014

    Jingle Bell Run coming up

    First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.

  • Manhattan High School | November 05, 2014

    Junior Blues end MHS soccer season

    While the sting of a season-ending loss is still fresh, most of the team will be back next season.

  • Area Schools | November 03, 2014

    Area teams compete state cross country

    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.

  • Area Schools | November 03, 2014

    EMS girls’ basketball opens season

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth-grade girls’ basketball team lost its season opener on Thursday afternoon to Rock Creek, 16-13.

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2014

    Schroeder, Melgares tops at 6A cross country

    LAWRENCE - Coming into the Class 6A state cross country meet, sophomore Jackson Schroeder had never won a varsity meet for Manhattan High.

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2014

    Indians finish season with win

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2014

    Manhattan girls medal two, take 4th

    LAWRENCE — In three previous runs at the Class 6A state cross country meet, Megan Ochoa has come home to Manhattan without a medal.

  • Area Schools | November 02, 2014

    Wamego finishes district with blowout win

    At Nickerson, the Wamego Red Raiders celebrated their third state playoff berth by routing Nickerson, 63-10, on the road on Friday.

  • Area Schools | November 02, 2014

    Valley Heights 48, Jackson Heights 14

    At Blue Rapids, in a game to decide the district runner-up, Valley Heights stomped Jackson Heights, 48-14.

  • Area Schools | November 02, 2014

    Frankfort 60, Blue Valley 14

    At Randolph, Frankfort dealt Blue Valley the final blow in a winless season for the Rams, winning 60-14 on the road.

  • Area Schools | November 02, 2014

    Centralia 46, Rock Creek 13

    At Flush, Rock Creek had the misfortune of facing its district’s champion in the final game of the season, and lost 46-13.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    Martin leads way in win over Rural

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team got a career night from Chris Martin in a 45-23 win over Washburn Rural Friday in Topeka.

  • Area Schools | October 31, 2014

    Falcons make 12th straight postseason


    For the Falcons (5-4), the scenario played out perfectly for their final home game of the regular season, a celebration of a senior class that was heavily involved with the team’s success this season.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS still misses Settembrino

    More often than not, injuries can lower and raise the ceiling for a team, and in senior Mike Settembrino, the Indians lost an impact player months before the first game of the season that may have lowered their ceiling.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1.

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2014

    Indians looking to end on a positive note

    This year’s game figures to be more of a challenge for the Indians, which will travel to Topeka for a 7 p.m. kick off beaten down and injured after a pair of difficult district losses the past two weeks.

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2014

    Position shift paying off for MHS’ Daveline


    When Tyler Daveline first moved to defense last season for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team, he wasn’t sure how it would go.

  • Columns |General Activities | October 29, 2014

    Cameron: Royals have history on their side

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  • Area Schools | October 29, 2014

    Area teams qualify for state cross country

    The Flint Hills region will send four teams and four individuals to their respective cross country state meets this weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | October 29, 2014

    Manhattan High Soccer correction

    A Manhattan High boys’ soccer player was misidentified in Monday’s Mercury.

  • General Activities | October 27, 2014

    Cameron: Royals have backs against the wall

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    Bumgarner sliced and diced the Royals in a 5-0 masterpiece Sunday night — putting San Francisco on the cusp of its third Series championship in five years.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    MHS cross country teams advance to state meet


    After winning its Class 6A regional at home in Warner Park Saturday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is one step closer to successfully defending its state title from 2013.


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