Sports

  • Local bowlers compete at state meet

    A number of local youth bowlers from the Manhattan area competed in the USBC state championship this past weekend in Olathe. The Little Apple Lanes 1 team won the Division 1 team competition with a score of 2,873, finishing 184 pins better than second place. The team was made up of Manhattan’s Dustin ...

  • MHS boys’ soccer lands 5 on all-state teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team had five players selected for the Class 6A all-state soccer teams in 2015, the most in program history. Forward Austin French and defender Jake Bussmann were each named to the first team, while forward Kirkland Lambert, goalkeeper Wes Whitney and defender Conall Root all made ...

  • MHS lands 13 on all-league football teams

    The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning. Ian Trapp made the list as Manhattan’s only first-team selection at punter, while being named second-team at quarterback. Other second-team selections included tight end AJ Pablo, offensive tackle ...

  • 5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month. The 5-year-old golfer hit a hole-in-one on No. 3 at Colbert Hills’ Par 3 Course, sending a shot over the creek with his driver before it bounced up ...

  • Harkin wins tennis tournament

    Daniel Harkin won a major regional tennis tournament, and two other Manhattan kids also turned in impressive finishes this past weekend. Harkin, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, won the 12-and-under boys singles title at the winter Sweet 16 tournament, held in Topeka. The Sweet 16 included the top 16-ranked entrants from ...

  • Seaman beats EMS

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Topeka Seaman last Thursday afternoon, 32-10. Eisenhower could not handle the press and Seaman capitalized on turnovers.  Scoring for the Eagles included Simone Sayles with four points and Grace Warner, Kelsey Coonrod, Jessica Hagadorn with two points apiece. ...

  • Holcomb beats Red Raiders behind strong first half Sadwamego5.mercury

    WAMEGO — Coming into its Class 4A-Division II sectional matchup with Holcomb, Wamego head coach Lee Weber knew his team was going to need to play its best to have a chance to win. The Red Raiders fought until the final whistle, but six turnovers doomed Wamego in a 55-14 loss ...

  • Indians land 4 on all-league volleyball

    The Manhattan High volleyball team ended its year with a return to the Class 6A state tournament, sending its seniors out with the opportunity to play in the season’s final weekend. Two of those seniors were recognized by the Centennial League’s coaches, in addition to a pair of ...

  • Hoops expert sets 14 world records

    Not one, not two, but 14 world records. That is an amazing accomplishment by one man. All of these records have to do with basketball free throws, and they were all set by a man from rural Kansas. Bob Fisher is the man who set these world records. He grew up ...

  • Indians’ Mittie inks with Fort Hays State

    When Manhattan High senior Madison Mittie began talking with coaches during her college recruitment, she had some help. Her father, the head coach of the Kansas State women’s basketball team, was there to guide her through the process and listen in on each program’s sales pitch. Madison ultimately ...

  • Red Raiders’ Claussen signs with SIU

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team turned out its third Division-I recruit in three years on Wednesday when Caitlyn Claussen made her verbal commitment to Southern Illinois official in a signing ceremony amongst family and friends. Claussen, who plays with former Kansas State All-American Nicole Ohlde’s Elite AAU team, ...

  • Indians land 7 on all-league soccer teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put seven players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league this week, including three first-team selections. Forwards Kirkland Lambert and Austin French each made the first team along with defender Jacob Bussmann. Landing on the second team was midfielder Gabe Awbrey and ...










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