Facing a familiar foe in its regional opener Tuesday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had no trouble taking care of business to advance to the next round of the Class 6A playoffs.
For the first time since 2011, the Class 6A baseball tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark won’t include the Manhattan Indians.
The Manhattan High golf team advanced to state for the fourth consecutive year with a second place finish at the Junction City regional on Monday afternoon.
The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Olathe for the Class 6A state tennis meet this weekend and looked to establish itself as a challenger to the Kansas City-centric hierarchy of tennis dominance.
The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Centennial League swim meet Friday afternoon in Emporia, using a combination of depth and several strong finishes in key races.
Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George and the Manhattan High basketball staff, current, and former players will once again be hosting a youth camp for summer basketball.
The Manhattan Indians junior varsity softball team scored a sweep of Emporia on Tuesday beating the Spartans 18-2 and 17-4.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team ended its regular season about as well as any team could.
By the end of the Centennial League track meet, Manhattan High head coach Jesse Woodard was dealing with conflicting emotions.
As has been the case much of the season, the Manhattan High softball team needed a big hit Thursday.
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.
After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.
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