Saturday, February 13, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016

    MHS boys bounce back, beat Rural

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team bounced back from a midweek loss to Shawnee Heights by defeating Washburn Rural on Friday night at home, 61-51.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016

    MHS girls drop close one to Rural, 45-41

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost a key Centennial League matchup Friday night at home, dropping a game to Washburn Rural, 45-41.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016

    Indians set for Rural rematch at home

    In almost every sport but football, the Washburn Rural Junior Blues have filled in for Junction City as Manhattan’s chief rival among Centennial League teams.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016

    MHS’ Gonzales gets 300th dual win

    In the Manhattan High wrestling team’s final dual of the season, the Indians brought home head coach Robert Gonzales 300th-career victory with a 36-22 win over Derby Thurdsay night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 10, 2016

    MHS girls stay in league race with win

    TECUMSEH — If the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had hopes of competing for a league title over the course of the final five games of the regular season, winning at least one game this week was crucial.

  • Manhattan High School | February 10, 2016

    Indians drop first league game of year

    Following his team’s 76-69 loss to the Thunderbirds — the Tribe’s first loss in Centennial League play — George said both were sorely lacking at times in a game of runs that ultimately went to the home team.

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016

    MHS boys fall at Shawnee Heights

    TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first Centennial League game of the season Tuesday night to Shawnee Heights, 76-69.

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016

    MHS girls beat T-Birds, 62-55

    TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the third quarter and held on to win against Shawnee Heights Tuesday night, 62-55.

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016

    MHS ready for T-Birds tonight

    After securing a sweep at Topeka West in dominant fashion, the Manhattan High basketball teams are in for a tougher test at Shawnee Heights tonight, beginning with the girls’ game at 6 p.m.

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016

    MHS girls finish 1st at bowling quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Monday afternoon, edging out Shawnee Heights to come home with the win.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016

    Indians rout Chargers, 68-41

    Manhattan High took the lead for good early in the first quarter and cruised to victory while handing the Chargers their worst loss of the season in a 68-41 rout.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016

    MHS girls ease past Chargers, 64-35

    Against Topeka West Friday night, Manhattan forced 34 turnovers and turned many of those giveaways into easy baskets on the other end in a dominant 64-35 win.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016

    Indians take Centennial League title

    After three years of watching rival Junction City celebrate with the league trophy, the Blue Jays clearly did not have the depth to make a run at this year’s title.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016

    MHS swimmers take ninth at invite

    Nelson200free.mercury

    The Manhattan Invitational swim meet hosted by the Manhattan High swimming and diving team has been held at the KSU Natatorium for decades.

  • Manhattan High School | February 05, 2016

    MHS boys hand T-West worst loss of season

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the first quarter and stayed comfortably ahead of Topeka West the rest of the way in a 68-41 win over the Chargers Friday night.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
    1.mercury

    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
    1.mercury

    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.

  • MHS Wrestling: Making the grade
    Govind.mercury

    The Indians defeated Paola (57-18), Smith Center (39-33), Shawnee Heights (49-21) and the Manhattan “B” team (60-6).

  • Soccer: manhattan High 4, Derby High 0
    1.mercury

    With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.

  • Rivalry thriller
    1.mercury

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff
    Mhsvolleyball8.mercury

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
    Mhs5 2pt.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.

  • MHS Football: Slipped Away
    1.mercury

    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.

  • Dominant: Manhattan 49, Seaman 21
    1.mercury

    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.

  • MHS Soccer: Domination
    Mhs7.mercury

    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.

  • State track & field showdown
    1.phatch

    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).

  • MHS Soccer: Quick Work
    Soccer1.phatch

    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.

  • MHS Soccer: senior day rout
    Mhssoccer4.phatch

    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
    Fief.phatch

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
    Mhsbsb7.phatch

    Tuesday at Norvell Field, the Indians swept their first doubleheader since April 22, defeating the Emporia Spartans 7-1 in the opener and 11-2 in the nightcap on senior day.

  • Hey, batter, batter…
    Bannister.phatch

    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

  • Rivalry rarity
    Mhsbsb1.phatch

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
    3.phatch

    The Indians were swept, with the Thunderbirds winning the first game, 7-3, and run-ruling MHS in six innings in Game 2, 16-8.

  • MHS Basketball: moving on
    3.phatch

    Thursday’s semifinal was more of a formality than anything, as the Indians pounded the Golden Buffaloes in their sub-state opener.

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