Monday, February 8, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | January 26, 2016

    Wichman rolls school-record 773 at home meet

    Wichman.mercury

    In years past, Dustin Wichman’s efforts on the hardwood at Little Apple Lanes Monday would have brought home a gold medal and bolstered the Indians’  chances at a team title.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2016

    Indians take 3rd at TOC

    DODGE CITY — Since he became head coach of the Manhattan High boys’ basketball last season, Benji George hasn’t had many chances to motivate his team after a loss.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2016

    MHS wrestling dominant at Blue Valley Northwest

    The Manhattan High wrestling team did more than just bring home the team title from the Husky Invitational at Blue Valley Northwest.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2016

    MHS boys lose heartbreaker to East in OT

    It’s never easy to lose, especially after an historic start to the season with 10 straight wins, but what made the Indians’ 57-53 overtime loss to Wichita East at the Tournament of Champions was the way it happened.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2016

    MHS girls lose at Emporia, 46-34

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team traveled to Emporia Friday night, dropping a game to the league-leading Spartans, 46-34.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2016

    MHS boys take 3rd at TOC, beat Maize 70-53

    DODGE CITY – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball took control early before fending off a rally attempt by Maize in the third quarter en route to a 70-53 win in the third-place game of the Dodge City Tournament of Champions Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 22, 2016

    MHS boys lose heartbreaker to East in OT

    Most unbeaten streaks come to an end just as Manhattan High’s did Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 22, 2016

    MHS eases past Hutch, gets East in TOC semis

    DODGE CITY — With some of the state’s best teams likely waiting in the semifinals at the Dodge City Tournament of Champions, the Manhattan High basketball team first had to take care of business against a one-win Hutchinson team on Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2016

    Indians get sneak peek at top league schools

    Buckwalter 200im.mercury

    Most years, only a handful of the 10 teams in the Centennial League have legitimate hopes of winning a Centennial League title in boys’ swimming and diving.

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2016

    MHS boys advance at TOC, beat Hutch 55-35

    DODGE CITY – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team took care of business in its opening-round game at the Dodge City Tournament of Champions, defeating Hutchinson 55-35 to advance to Friday’s semifinals.

  • Manhattan High School | January 20, 2016

    Indians preparing for ‘state’ at TOC

    How much success Manhattan High has at this weekend’s Tournament of Champions in Dodge City could be a strong indicator of how the Indians might fare at the Class 6A state basketball tournament in March, should they get that far.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2016

    MHS boys win pivotal league matchup, 60-55

    Mhsboys32.mercury

    In a game headlined by two sets of the Centennial League’s best guards, it was Manhattan forward Christian Carmichael who had the play of the game for the Tribe in a 60-55 win over Highland Park on Friday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2016

    MHS wrestlers take 3rd at Newton Invite

    The short-handed Manhattan High wrestling team took part in the two-day Newton Tournament of Champions over the weekend, finishing in third place among 25 schools competing.

  • Manhattan High School | January 16, 2016

    MHS girls force 29 turnovers, rout Highland Park

    Mhsgirls12.mercury

    Like many coaches, Manhattan’s Scott Mall is likely to be more proud of a complete defensive effort than a high-scoring night on offense.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2016

    MHS boys beat Scots, 60-55

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team managed to hold off Highland Park in the final minutes of a 60-55 victory Friday night to stay unbeaten.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • 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.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
    Fief.phatch

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
    Mhsbsb7.phatch

    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.

  • Hey, batter, batter…
    Bannister.phatch

    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

  • Rivalry rarity
    Mhsbsb1.phatch

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
    3.phatch

    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.

  • MHS Basketball: moving on
    3.phatch

    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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