Manhattan High alumnus Deante Burton has had several opportunities to play for Kansas State dating back to last year, but for two other former Indians, the chance may be coming soon.
Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz made sure to point it out on Tuesday at practice. It’s been 30 years since Manhattan has lost a varsity football game to Shawnee Heights.
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team started its season with a victory in a dual at Topeka High Tuesday afternoon.
With a comfortable lead most of the night and plenty of opportunities to insert most of his large roster into the match, Friday night’s 4-0 win over Lawrence High was exactly what Manhattan High head coach Frank Alonso wanted to see.
A season ago, Manhattan High head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure what to expect from a talented, but unproven, group of juniors on varsity.
With four sophomores and two freshmen on varsity, this is easily the youngest girls’ golf team Manhattan High head coach Chris George has ever had.
The Manhattan High cross country season started Saturday morning with a time trial and pancake feed at Bishop Stadium.
Athletics at Manhattan High get started on Monday with meetings and initial practices this week.
Manhattan High alumnus and University of Portland distance runner Reid Buchanan doesn’t spend much time in Manhattan these days.
Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has experience coaching soccer on both natural grass turf and artificial turf.
For players like Manhattan High’s Colton Wagner, the Kansas Shrine Bowl offers athletes one last chance to strap on the pads, put on the cleats and play high school football.
Recent Manhattan High graduates Caroline Ballard and Pierson McAtee each participated in Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star games Saturday in Salina.
LAWRENCE — Kansas distance runner Chris Melgares is at least aware of the snooze button on his alarm clock, but don’t get any ideas about him using it frequently.
Despite shooting another 1-under par 69 in the final round of the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon settled for second place Thursday at the Wellington Golf Club.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team put two players on the Class 6A all-state second team, which was released this week.
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.
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.
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