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  • MHS wrestling geared up for season opener

    Manhattan wrestling coach Robert Gonzales only has two seniors, but he’s not worried. His team returns 10 starters off of last year’s squad, which took sixth at the Class 6A state wrestling tournament and brought home five medals and one title. “We have a strong junior class and they’ ...

  • MHS girls working to replace 6 seniors

    Having only three girls with significant varsity experience back from last year’s senior-laden team, Scott Mall could use a slow start to the 2015-16 campaign. Instead, he gets the Hays City Shootout. The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team, which featured six seniors and advanced to the Class 6A state ...

  • Indians return 9 from league-title team B1.3.1.15.mhsbk.20.mercury

    With nine players returning off last year’s Centennial League championship team, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball program is in good shape under second-year coach Benji George. The team did lose three seniors, however, headlined by do-it-all forward Pierson McAtee, a walk-on at Kansas State. Replacing McAtee, especially defensively, has ...

  • Cameron: Tough road for Royals in free agency

    KANSAS CITY — No question, Royals fans are terrified. You can see it on the guy wearing his “World Series Champion” hoodie at the grocery store — face pinched, body slightly hunched as though waiting to absorb a mighty blow. This is what baseball folk call the “Hot Stove League.” (That term, ...

  • 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 ...










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