Wednesday, May 25, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016

    MHS golfers finish 8th at state

    Gritton.mercury

    Just minutes after the awards ceremony concluded following the Class 6A state golf tournament at the Manhattan Country Club, the Indians disappeared.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016

    Martin wins Juco 4x800 title

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Indians qualify for 12 state events at regional

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Manhattan High golfers ready for state on home course

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Indians compete at state swim meet

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 20, 2016

    MHS soccer wins regional final

    Mhssoccer17.mercury

    Manhattan came into Thursday’s girls’ soccer regional final against Free State with plenty of advantages.

  • Manhattan High School | May 20, 2016

    MHS baseball season ends in loss to Rural

    The third-seeded Indians just needed a win over the second-seeded Junior Blues in the regional final to punch their ticket back to Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence next week. But a disastrous fourth inning doomed Manhattan in a 6-2 loss to Rural.

  • Manhattan High School | May 18, 2016

    MHS softball falls at Olathe regional

    The Manhattan High softball team finished its season with an 8-1 loss to Lawrence Free State at Tuesday’s Class 6A regional tournament in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Taylor scores 4 in rout of Wichita SE

    Taylor.mercury

    Coming into this season, Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez knew he would need somebody new to step in and fill up the stat sheet after standout sophomore Cailey Perkins was lost to an ACL injury.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Indians take 2nd at Wichita regional

    With a second-place finish in Monday’s soggy Class 6A regional at Wichita’s MacDonald Golf Course, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team secured the opportunity to play with home-course advantage next week at state.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Manhattan natives compete for KU at Big 12 meet

    A pair of Manhattan High graduates competed for Kansas at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    Indians tie for 3rd at state

    After bringing home three medals from last year’s boys’ Class 6A state tennis meet, Manhattan High upped the ante on Saturday at the Harmon Park Tennis Complex in Prairie Village.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    MHS softball sweeps JC on senior day

    Mhs23.mercury

    The task ahead of the Manhattan High softball team at this week’s Class 6A regional will be difficult no matter what, but if nothing else, momentum should be on the Indians’ side.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    Indians take 5th at league meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took fifth place at the Centennial League meet at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka on Friday, finishing just three points out of fourth place in the team standings.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    George to hold summer camps

    Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George will hold a pair of camps in June.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    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.

  • Finishing strong
    Mhsbsb3

    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.

  • Goal frenzy
    1.mercury

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
    Mhs2.mercury

    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.

  • Aced
    1.mercury

    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
    12.mercury

    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.

  • 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.

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