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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | March 31, 2015

    MHS tennis loaded with upperclassmen

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    After sending all six of its varsity members to the Class 6A state tennis meet last spring, head boys’ tennis coach Joyce Allen is looking to build on that performance and achieve even more this season.

  • Manhattan High School | March 29, 2015

    Indians fall at home to Blue Valley West, 3-2

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    After blowing out Topeka High Thursday night at Bishop Stadium in its season opener, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team found itself in a much closer battle Saturday afternoon against Blue Valley West.

  • Manhattan High School | March 29, 2015

    Indians swim to 4th-place finish at Manhattan Invitational

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    After back-to-back meets on back-to-back days, Manhattan head swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter and his team were exhausted by the end of Friday night’s Manhattan Invitational at the KSU Natatorium.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 29, 2015

    Wamego’s Page, Indians’ Mall take girls’ top honors

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    While this season’s Flint Hills area girls’ basketball teams didn’t find as much success in the win/loss column as the unprecedented year before, the area still featured tons of talent and the drive to win despite a tougher road.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 29, 2015

    MHS’ McAtee, Mustangs’ Johnston headline boys’ picks

    Two boys’ basketball programs in the All-Flint Hills region put together outstanding seasons in 2014-15, so it’s fitting that each of them will come away from banner years with major awards.

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2015

    Indians open season with easy 7-0 win over Topeka

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    The Manhattan High School girls’ soccer team started out the season in dominating fashion Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. The Indians blew out Topeka High, 7-0.

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2015

    MHS girls 1st, boys 2nd in track opener

    With plenty of youth to go around on both his girls’ and boys’ track and field teams, Manhattan High track coach Jesse Woodard was prepared to get back to the basics in Thursday’s season opener at the Topeka West Mid-Winter Relays.

  • Manhattan High School | March 27, 2015

    Manhattan opens season at Emporia

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team got its season started at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational, taking sixth among eight teams.

  • Manhattan High School | March 26, 2015

    Young track squads ready for opener

    A year after taking second place in the team standings at the Class 6A state track and field meet, the Manhattan High boys’ track team will feature a much younger squad in 2015.

  • Manhattan High School | March 25, 2015

    MHS swimmers ready for Thursday’s opener

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    Behind a quartet of all-Centennial League athletes and quality depth up and down the roster, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming team took ninth place at state and won the league title last season.

  • Manhattan High School | March 24, 2015

    Indians to count on youth this season

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    In each of the last two seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team has been able to lean on a talented and large group of seniors to provide leadership to its young players.

  • Manhattan High School | March 18, 2015

    George named league coach of the year

    After guiding Manhattan High to its first Centennial League title, first-year coach Benji George was named the league’s coach of the year on Tuesday.

  • Manhattan High School | March 14, 2015

    Holcomb defeats Rock boys in 4A-DII final

    PARK CITY — The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team fell one game short in its quest for a Class 4A-Div.

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2015

    Rock boys hold off Trinity rally, advance to Saturday’s final

    PARK CITY — For the first time in school history, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team will be playing for a basketball championship.

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2015

    Slow start dooms Tribe in 39-26 loss

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    WICHITA — Facing a team with three girls over 6-feet tall, Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall knew his team would have to hit some outside shots to upset the Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars Thursday afternoon.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
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    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff
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    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
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    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
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    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
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    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
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    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
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    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…
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    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

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

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
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    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
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    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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