The next Manhattan High baseball season won’t start until April, but the Indians used this week to take the first step toward next year.
Reid Buchanan, former Manhattan High student and distance runner, running for the University of Portland, placed fifth in the 10000-meter run at the NCAA National Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Wednesday night.
After finishing the season with a third-place finish at state in Junction City, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was honored by the Centennial League’s coaches with seven inclusions on the 2016 all-league teams.
JUNCTION CITY — After playing for 96 minutes, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s season ended in a flash.
WICHITA — Following his fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the all-class state track meet at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium on Saturday, the wait was finally over for Brandon Religa.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball camp for girls entering grades 9-12 will be held Tuesday, May 31, through Friday, June 3, at Manhattan High’s West Campus.
For the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team, the goal all along was to win a Centennial League title and get back to the Class 6A state semifinals.
The Centennial League coaches have named Manhattan High senior Cole Gritton the league’s player of the year for the 2015-16 season, which concluded Monday afternoon at the Class 6A state golf meet.
Once the warm and muggy match finally ended, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team could breathe a sigh of relief.
The Centennial League coaches have released all-league tennis teams for the recently-completed 2015-16 season with Manhattan garnering three first-team honors.
Just minutes after the awards ceremony concluded following the Class 6A state golf tournament at the Manhattan Country Club, the Indians disappeared.
Former Manhattan High standout Chris Martin helped the Allen County Community College 4x800 relay team win an NJCAA title last week, running the third leg of the race that won.
The Manhattan High track and field teams competed at Friday’s Class 6A regional meet in Lawrence, qualifying for 12 events at next weekend’s all-class state track and field meet in the process.
Ask the Manhattan High boys’ golf team whether playing the biggest tournament of the season — the Class 6A state meet — on its home course is an advantage, and the answers come back in the form of a unanimous yes.
The Manhattan High girls’ swim a team competed in Friday’s preliminary races at the Class 6A state swim meet at Topeka’s Capitol Federal Natatorium, swimming best times in two of three events.
Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.
Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.
The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.
Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.
The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.
In a dogfight with Washburn Rural on Friday night and in desperate need of a game-tying bucket, Manhattan worked hard to get quality shots.
The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.
Manhattan was so dominant in the third quarter, turning what had been a close game into a blowout en route to a 66-56 win.
The Indians defeated Paola (57-18), Smith Center (39-33), Shawnee Heights (49-21) and the Manhattan “B” team (60-6).
With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.
The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.
Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.
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 Indians received their first real test of the season against the Wildcats, and though they played well enough to win for much of the night, Schumacher made a pair of back-breaking plays against Manhattan’s defense to help Hayden scrape together a hard-fought 21-14 win.
The Indians led 42-0 at halftime before dialing it back in the second half and allowing Seaman’s first-team players to get some offense going against Manhattan’s backups.
The Indians took the lead early in the first half and were never really threatened by the Lions in their season opener at Bishop Stadium.
In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.
The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).
Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to set up Thursday’s regional final against Dodge City at Bishop Stadium, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
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