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  • Indians survive against Hutchinson Soc3.mercury

    After scoring a goal 10 minutes into its regional final match against Hutchinson Thursday night, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team expected to open the floodgates and win comfortably. But that elusive second goal never came, leading to some tense moments at the end of the match before the clock ran ...

  • Guggisberg: Big weekend ahead for Indians at state Grant-cutout.phatch

    With three teams heading to state and a fourth still with a chance to get to state, the Manhattan High athletic department has a lot on the line in the coming days. The Indians are sending both their cross country teams and their volleyball team to state this weekend and ...

  • Frankfort crushes Blue Valley, 68-6 Frankfort10.mercury

    At Frankfort, with both teams out of playoff contention, Frankfort ended the season on a high note with a 68-6 win over Blue Valley-Randolph. Jase Suther finished the season among the areas best rushers in 8-man football, racking up more than 1,400 yards, while Adam Kenworthy had more than 700 rushing yard ...

  • Centralia 32, Rock Creek 18

    At Centralia, in a winner-makes-the-playoffs scenario, Centralia took the prize by beating Rock Creek, 32-18, on Thursday night. Rock Creek (3-6) kept the game close throughout the first half, trailing 13-12 at halftime with a 7-yard touchdown run from Carson Becker and a 4-yard touchdown run from Avery Ebert. Centralia ...

  • Marysville 34, Riley County 18

    At Marysville, Riley County couldn’t keep up in the second half as Marysville punched its ticket to the playoffs and ended the Falcons’ season. The Falcons (5-4) got off to a good start with an 11-yard pass from Wes March to Jackson Wagner, but Marysville returned an interception for ...

  • Jackson Heights 24, Valley Heights 6

    At Blue Rapids, Jackson Heights ended Valley Heights’ season on Thursday in a 24-6 win. Keaton DeWalt had 64 yards while quarterback Logan Woodyard had 83 yards on 15 carries. Valley Heights’ season comes to a close with a 2-7 record. ...

  • MHS looks to cap season with win

    For the second consecutive year, the Manhattan High football team will end its season playing against Washburn Rural with just pride on the line after being eliminated from playoff contention in Week 8. Last year’s Indians’ squad bounced back for a 45-23 win over the Junior Blues, capping a season ...

  • French, Lambert with historic season for Indians Mhssoccer107.mercury

    Kirkland Lambert freely admits that scoring goals in soccer is fun. But as the third-seeded Manhattan High boys’ soccer team prepares for tonight’s Class 6A regional final against Hutchinson at Bishop Stadium, Lambert has learned a new lesson: assists can be fun, too. The senior, whose 34 goals ranks him ...

  • Cameron: Now, we start playing by the NL’s rules Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So far it’s been golden. Two games, two wins. But now the World Series moves to New York, and an entirely new phase. Let’s call it… hmm… How about the Stupidity Series? Yep, this is the part where they change to National League rules — where ...

  • MHS soccer overcomes sluggish first half in 4-0 win 1.mercury

    As a No. 3 seed in the Class 6A playoffs hosting a No. 14 seed, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team was supposed to make quick work of the visiting Derby Panthers on Tuesday night at Bishop Stadium. But as the two teams went to the locker room at halftime mired in ...

  • Cameron: Get to know a little about the mystery Mets

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s almost impossible to stay unknown in New York City. Baristas who make the best café mocha in the financial district find their way into newspaper profiles. Garbage haulers get TV time for rescuing cats — on competing networks. Bottom line: The Big Apple is no place ...

  • Firebirds finish strong, beat Indians 31-14

    LAWRENCE — As the Manhattan High football team huddled up on the sideline following the end of the third quarter Friday night, momentum was on its side. Quarterback Ian Trapp had just tied the game with a 62-yard touchdown run and Lawrence Free State had done very little on offense since ...










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