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 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.
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.
Playing with home-course advantage Monday afternoon, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the Manhattan Invitational at the Manhattan Country Club.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took sixth place at Monday’s Centennial League meet at the Kossover Tennis Complex in Topeka.
Former Manhattan High head football coach Lew Lane will be honored at halftime of the Junction City game on Friday.
MHS (4-1) coach Joe Schartz said his defense did a good job of keeping Topeka West from big gains through the air. Just three of the Chargers’ 13 completions went for more than 10 yards.
The Manhattan High cross country teams swept the Junction City Invitational on Saturday, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams taking first.
Even after two straight wins and a flurry of goals in its last two games, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer coaching staff wanted to see more team play from the Indians in the weeks to come as the team gears up for the postseason.
Playing for the third time this week, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 18-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park on Thursday.
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.
The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.
Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.
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