Sports

  • Indians prep for rivalry game vs. Blue Jays

    Year to year, the players change, but the stakes stay the same. The Manhattan High football team will host Junction City Friday night at Bishop Stadium with not just the Silver Trophy on the line, but also a shot at the Centennial League title. With district play beginning next week, ...

  • Indians win two on senior night Mhsvolleyball13.mercury

    With a 24-16 lead in the third set of the Manhattan volleyball team’s match against Washburn Rural to cap senior night, the Indians figured to be in a pretty good spot to pull out the win over their Centennial League rival. Seven straight points by Rural and two Manhattan ...

  • MHS soccer cruises to blowout 10-0 win at Hayden

    Much like he has all season, Manhattan head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso pleaded with his team to play with intensity at halftime of the Indians’ road trip to Hayden Tuesday afternoon. The Indians responded in a big way, routing the Wildcats 10-0 in a dominant performance over Hayden, a ...

  • KSHSAA announces new football districts

    The Kansas State High School Athletics Association announced new football districts for the 2016 and 2017 seasons this morning. Manhattan will be going to the no-district system that both Class 6A and 5A will adopt next season, splitting the 32 teams on each side into two 16-team divisions. The teams will be seeded ...

  • MHK United soccer team wins challenge

    The 12-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won the Flint Hills Soccer Challenge last weekend in Manhattan with a 4-0 record. MHK United won 8-3 over St. Mary’s Arsenal, 6-3 over Salina Los Traviesos and 12-2 over Salina United during pool play.  In the championship game, MHK United ...

  • Indians win home tourney Macie.mercury

    Playing with home-course advantage Monday afternoon, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the Manhattan Invitational at the Manhattan Country Club. Despite cool conditions and the occasional sprinkle of rain, the Indians won the tournament, carding a 386 to finish ahead of second-place Washburn Rural, who shot a 404. Shawnee Heights finished ...

  • MHS tennis takes 6th at league meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took sixth place at Monday’s Centennial League meet at the Kossover Tennis Complex in Topeka. The Indians were once again led by their two senior singles players, Cathy Lei and Lexi Bieker. Lei took third place, going 4-0 in pool play before a 8 ...

  • MHS to honor Lane on Friday

    Former Manhattan High head football coach Lew Lane will be honored at halftime of the Junction City game on Friday. The evening will also feature other events celebrating the career of Lane. There will be a pre-game reception for former players, coaches and friends will be held at Pottorff Hall ...

  • Indians slow down West passing attack, rout Chargers, 50-7 Mhs21 2.mercury

    Facing an offense that likes to throw the ball, Manhattan High tightened up its coverage and contained the pass game in a 50-7 win over Topeka West on Friday at Bishop Stadium. The Chargers, who threw as many as 50 times last week, completed just 13-of-33 passes for 158 yards and two ...

  • Manhattan sweeps Junction City invite

    The Manhattan High cross country teams swept the Junction City Invitational on Saturday, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams taking first. The MHS boys took four of the top eight spots with five in the top 15 to finished with 31 points, easily beating second-place Maize’s final of 87 points. Wichita ...

  • Clay Center beats Red Raiders

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders led by seven in the first quarter but played catch up the rest of the night, as Clay Center edged Wamego, 27-19, at the Wamego Sports Complex. Quarterback Dillon Blain scored the game’s first touchdown, from 1 yard out in the first quarter, but the ...

  • Valley Heights 34, Valley Falls 30

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights picked up an important district win on Friday in a home contest with Valley Falls. The Mustangs finally won a tight game, picking up their first win of the season. Individual statistics were not available from this contest. The Mustangs play at Onaga next week. ...










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