Tuesday, May 31, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    Indians take 5th at league meet

    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 School | May 14, 2016

    George to hold summer camps

    Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George will hold a pair of camps in June.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2016

    MHS girls see streak end, take 3rd

    Okere 100hurdles.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2016

    MHS baseball settles for split at Topeka West

    The Manhattan High baseball team split a doubleheader at Topeka West Thursday afternoon, dropping the first game, 4-3, before winning the nightcap, 4-2.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2016

    Indians beat T-Birds, clinch league title

    The Indians beat the T-Birds to get the clean sweep of league teams, going undefeated in league contests and dethroning Washburn Rural as league champions.

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2016

    Queal, Lambert lead Tribe to state

    Lambert.mercury

    Over the course of a 23-2 season, the doubles pairing of Kirkland Lambert and Collin Queal has had its share of blowout wins and low-pressure matches against overmatched opponents.

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2016

    Seniors shine in 10-0 win over JC

    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    The seniors were definitely on display on senior night as the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team stomped rival Junction City, 10-0, Tuesday at Bishop Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2016

    MHS softball sweeps Spartans

    Hilgers.mercury

    While the Manhattan High softball team has faced its share of ups and downs this year, the Indians haven’t often been able to put together an entire doubleheader of solid softball this season.

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2016

    Indians drop 2 at Emporia

    Emporia swept the Manhattan High baseball team on Tuesday afternoon, with the Indians dropping a close game in the opener, 2-1, before losing in the nightcap, 9-1, in Emporia.

  • Manhattan High School | May 09, 2016

    Munsen signs with McPherson College

    Manhattan High senior Grant Munsen made his college decision official in signing a letter of intent to play basketball at McPherson College this fall.

  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2016

    Munsen, Marsh lead Indians to split with Hayden

    Mhsbsb15

    After a forgettable opening game to start Friday night’s doubleheader at Norvell Field, Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess wanted to see improved pitching and defense against the Hayden Wildcats in the second game.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    MHS tennis sends five to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team advanced five players to state while finishing as runner-up behind Washburn Rural in the team standings at Saturday’s Class 6A tennis regional at the Kossover Tennis Complex in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    MHS soccer routs Hayden, 7-2

    Though the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had won nine games this season entering Friday’s matchup against Hayden, the win against Washburn Rural in early April stood out as the Tribe’s most complete effort of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    Manhattan softball splits with Hayden

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Topeka on Thursday for a doubleheader against the Hayden Wildcats, finishing the day with a split.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    MHS girls’ track takes 2nd in Salina

    The Manhattan High track and field teams made their way to Salina for the Salina Central Invitational on Friday, with the girls’ team taking second place behind Junction City and the boys finishing in a tie for fifth with Great Bend.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    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.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    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.

  • Finishing strong
    Mhsbsb3

    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.

  • Goal frenzy
    1.mercury

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
    Mhs2.mercury

    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.

  • Aced
    1.mercury

    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
    12.mercury

    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.

  • 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.

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