Sports

  • Indians rout Vikings with strong first half 7.mercury

    It’s been a great two weeks for Manhattan High’s Ian Trapp. In two starts at quarterback for the Indians, the junior transfer from Ellsworth has scored nine touchdowns, rushed for more than 300 yards and shown he has an accurate and strong arm when opponents try to stop the ...

  • MHS boys take 2nd at Emporia

    A shorthanded group of Manhattan High cross country runners made their way to Emporia Saturday to compete in the Emporia Invitational, with the boys’ team taking second place overall. The Indians didn’t field a varsity girls’ team as several of the regular members had schedule conflicts. In addition, several ...

  • Indians fall in Titan Classic championship

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew it would have its hands full against the top-ranked team in the state, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints, in the championship game of the Titan Classic on Saturday. The Indians played a strong game and more than held their own, but allowed two ...

  • Manhattan volleyball takes second at Olathe South Invitational

    It’s not often you miss out on the championship game but still manage a second-place finish at a volleyball tournament, but that’s what happened to Manhattan High on Saturday in Olathe. Playing in the Olathe South Invitational, Manhattan finished second in its pool and managed to defeat top-seeded ...

  • Blue Valley gets first win since 2013

    The Blue Valley Rams snapped a 14-game winless streak with a 36-20 win over Word of Life Prep in Wichita Friday night. Blue Valley took a 14-6 lead to halftime and outscored Word of Life 22-14 in the second half to seal the win. Trevor Schwerdt rushed for 135 yards, while ...

  • Clay Center 27, Rock Creek 17

    At Flush, the Mustangs looked to move to 2-0 on the young season but couldn’t quite get the job done against the Tigers, trailing by three at halftime but facing a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter. Each team scored a TD in the final period to leave the ...

  • Falcons slam Olpe with big plays Rc6.mercury

    RILEY — Using big plays and a strong rushing attack, Riley County avenged a crushing loss to Olpe last season by winning 55-30 on Friday at home. The Falcons (2-0) got two pass plays over 45 yards, a 66-yard run and a 70-yard punt return to rack up the points against the ...

  • Jeff West 22, Wamego 14

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders had the chance to earn their first win of the season against Jefferson West, leading 14-6 at halftime, but gave up a touchdown with 2:55 to play that broke a 14-14 tie and proved to be enough over the closing minutes of the fourth quarter. Jeff ...

  • Hanover 62, Frankfort 30

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats managed to take an early 8-0 lead against Twin-Valley League foe Hanover, but couldn’t keep up the momentum down the stretch in a 62-30 loss. Hanover led 30-8 at halftime and kept pouring it on the second half, leading to the lopsided win. Frankfort was ...

  • Doniphan West 35, Valley Heights 34

    At Highland, the Valley Heights Mustangs led part of the way in a back-and-forth game with Doniphan West on the road, but couldn’t come up with a final touchdown to pull out the win late. Valley Heights led 18-7 at halftime and seemed to be in control, but back-to-back ...

  • Manhattan routs Seaman, 49-21

    The Manhattan High football team picked up right where it left off in last week’s dominant win, defeating the Seaman Vikings 49-21 in a game that was never close. The Indians took a 42-0 halftime lead behind a 35-point second quarter before dialing it back in the second half. ...

  • Trapp learning on the fly as MHS QB

    Anyone wondering if a quarterback used to playing Class 3A football could come in and handle the job at 6A Manhattan High got their answer last Friday night. Ian Trapp, a junior transfer from Ellsworth, ran for 181 yards and was responsible for four touchdowns in Manhattan’s 47-0 romp over ...










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