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.
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.
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.
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 came into Thursday’s girls’ soccer regional final against Free State with plenty of advantages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 head boys’ basketball coach Benji George will hold a pair of camps in June.
At every level and in every sport, even the longest championship dynasties come to an end eventually. That’s the reality for the Manhattan High girls’ track and field team, which had won six consecutive Centennial League titles coming into Thursday night’s league meet.
Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.
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.
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.
Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.
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.
The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.
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.
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.
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