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.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost a key Centennial League matchup Friday night at home, dropping a game to Washburn Rural, 45-41.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first Centennial League game of the season Tuesday night to Shawnee Heights, 76-69.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Manhattan Invitational swim meet hosted by the Manhattan High swimming and diving team has been held at the KSU Natatorium for decades.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.
The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.
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.
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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