Sports

  • Singles lead Indians to win at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team won eight matches and finished in first place at a quadrangular meet in Junction City Thursday afternoon. Salina South won seven matches while Lawrence Free State won six in the evenly-matched meet. Manhattan was led by its singles players at the meet, with both ...

  • K-State depth chart has MHS flavor

    Manhattan High alumnus Deante Burton has had several opportunities to play for Kansas State dating back to last year, but for two other former Indians, the chance may be coming soon. Both Terrale Johnson and Winston Dimel cracked the K-State two-deep released this week, and both are likely to see ...

  • Young Indians look to keep streak alive

    Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz made sure to point it out on Tuesday at practice. It’s been 30 years since Manhattan has lost a varsity football game to Shawnee Heights. The Indians are 10-0 against Shawnee Heights since a 21-0 loss in 1985, and the all-time series stands at 16 ...

  • Cameron: MLB still working out replay kinks Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing, and it proved that Major League Baseball still hasn’t worked out all the kinks in its challenge/replay system. In ...

  • MHS girls’ tennis team starts season with a victory

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team started its season with a victory in a dual at Topeka High Tuesday afternoon. Manhattan won nine of 12 matches to win comfortably and give new head coach Tony Ingram a glimpse of what he can expect from his varsity squad going forward. “I’m ...

  • Indians cruise past Lawrence in season opener, 4-0 Mhs7.mercury

    With a comfortable lead most of the night and plenty of opportunities to insert most of his large roster into the match, Friday night’s 4-0 win over Lawrence High was exactly what Manhattan High head coach Frank Alonso wanted to see. The Indians took the lead early in the ...

  • Hankins a rising star at AMS

    Sam Hankins is not like most eighth graders. He’s still a year away from attending high school, but is already one of the most decorated athletes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district. Hankins is a six-time AAU All-American in track and field between indoor and outdoor competition. He holds the ...

  • MHS soccer gears up for tough start

    A season ago, Manhattan High head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure what to expect from a talented, but unproven, group of juniors on varsity. Now with a senior-laden team that is both deep and talented in 2015, he just hopes his players are ready for the early-season challenge ...

  • Young Indians take 3rd at Shawnee Heights

    With four sophomores and two freshmen on varsity, this is easily the youngest girls’ golf team Manhattan High head coach Chris George has ever had. In fact, he’s never had a varsity squad with no juniors or seniors. “Score-wise, there’s usually one or two from each class, which ...

  • Speedy P.D. grows into one of Manhattan’s biggest races

    The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago. Raising about $11,000, the first-year’s race featured 125 participants. Since, it has grown to one of the biggest road races in Manhattan — expecting more than 650 runners ...

  • Optimist Hurricanes tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan. The tryouts will be from 6- 8:00 p.m.  Young players need to be 10 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call Derek Buell at (785) 477-1838. ...

  • Barton wins equestrian title

    Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event. Barton won the 13-and-under division of the United States Equestrian Federation’s Dressage Seat Medal Finals in Wayne, Ill., near Chicago, on Sunday. She beat 13 other national contenders. Barton earned the gold ...










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