Sports

  • Schumacher leads Hayden past Indians, 21-14 3.mercury

    TOPEKA — If not for two plays by Connor Schumacher Friday night at Hayden, the Manhattan High football team might still be undefeated. The Indians received their first real test of the season against the Wildcats, and though they played well enough to win for much of the night, Schumacher made ...

  • MHS volleyball wins consolation bracket at Hayden

    The Manhattan High volleyball team shook off a pair of close losses in pool play at the Hayden Invitational Saturday, rattling off three straight wins to close out their day and take fifth place. The Indians had to face a pair of tough teams right out of the gate in ...

  • MHS girls win at Southern Stampede

    Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team had two top-10 finishers at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. The 2015 girls’ team managed to one-up that Saturday, putting three girls in the top 10 while also coming out on top in ...

  • Wamego blanks Marysville, 28-0

    At Marysville, Dillon Blain threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Wamego beat Marysville, 28-0. The Wamego quarterback and Ethan Thomas hooked up on a 46-yard pass connection in the first quarter, and led 6-0 at halftime. Blain ran for a 28-yard touchdown in the third, and then ...

  • Rossville 55, Rock Creek 21

    At Rossville, Rock Creek couldn’t keep up with the defending Class 3A state champion Rossville Bulldogs, losing 55-21. After Rossville scored the opening touchdown of the game, the Mustangs (1-2) countered with a 1-yard touchdown run by Jackson Fike to tie the game at 7 through one quarter. The Bulldogs ...

  • Silver Lake 40, Riley County 6

    At Silver Lake, the Falcons couldn’t counter a quick-scoring attack from Silver Lake in a 40-6 loss. The Eagles racked up 19 points in the first quarter, before Riley County answered with a 9-yard touchdown run by Tyler Halstead in the second quarter. The eagles led 26-0 at the half. ...

  • Tescott 32, Blue Valley 30

    At Tescott, seeking their second win in two years, the Blue Valley Rams fell just short in a 32-30 loss to Tescott on Friday. Blue Valley (1-2) came just short with late turnovers and a costly penalty on a touchdown ultimately costing them the win. Individual statistics were not available ...

  • Troy 27, Valley Heights 0

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights was held scoreless as Troy topped the Mustangs 27-0 on Friday night. Taylor Scherer scored on a 10-yard run and caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Reid Greaser to lead the way for Troy. Individual statistics were not available for this game. Valley Heights will ...

  • Burlingame 48, Frankfort 28

    At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats suffered a second-straight loss on Friday, falling to Burlingame, 48-28. Individual statistics were not available for this game. The Wildcats will be back at home again this week when they host Veritas Christian. ...

  • 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. ...










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