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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | September 19, 2015

    MHS volleyball wins consolation bracket at Hayden

    The Manhattan High volleyball team shook off a pair of close losses in pool play at the Hayden Invitational Saturday, rattling off three straight wins to close out their day and take fifth place.

  • Manhattan High School | September 19, 2015

    MHS girls win at Southern Stampede

    Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team had two top-10 finishers at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. The 2015 girls’ team managed to one-up that Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | September 18, 2015

    Manhattan falls at Hayden, 21-14

    TOPEKA – The Manhattan High football team suffered its first loss of the season Friday night, falling 21-14 in a low-scoring affair at Hayden.

  • Manhattan High School | September 18, 2015

    Versatile Chen helping Indians any way he can

    Chen.mercury

    For many teams, the fullback position is typically reserved for a bigger athlete who can do the job of an offensive lineman, a linebacker and a running back all in the same series if needed.

  • Manhattan High School | September 17, 2015

    Indians ready for Hayden

    Mhsfootball.mercury

    With a trip to Hayden looming on Friday, the Indians are gearing up for the toughest test of their young season as they prepare to face the perennial Class 4A powerhouse.

  • Manhattan High School | September 16, 2015

    MHS sweeps Rossville, Clay Center

    Jube.mercury

    The Manhattan volleyball team made quick work of its opponents in a triangular home meet with Rossville and Clay Center Tuesday night, winning in straight sets in both matches.

  • Manhattan High School | September 16, 2015

    T-Birds stun Indians in final minutes

    Shawnee Heights blitzed Manhattan in the final seven minutes of the match, getting a pair of goals to quickly turn the game around and steal a win against the Indians, 2-1.

  • Manhattan High School | September 16, 2015

    MHS tennis takes 2nd at home quad

    Mhstennis lexi.mercury

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team finished in second place in a home quad featuring Washburn Rural, Junction City and Marysville Tuesday afternoon at City Park.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    Indians rout Vikings with strong first half

    7.mercury

    It’s been a great two weeks for Manhattan High’s Ian Trapp. In two starts at quarterback for the Indians, the junior transfer from Ellsworth has scored nine touchdowns, rushed for more than 300 yards and shown he has an accurate and strong arm.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    MHS boys take 2nd at Emporia

    A shorthanded group of Manhattan High cross country runners made their way to Emporia Saturday to compete in the Emporia Invitational, with the boys’ team taking second place overall.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    Indians fall in Titan Classic championship

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew it would have its hands full against the top-ranked team in the state, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints, in the championship game of the Titan Classic on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    Manhattan volleyball takes second at Olathe South Invitational

    It’s not often you miss out on the championship game but still manage a second-place finish at a volleyball tournament, but that’s what happened to Manhattan High on Saturday in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2015

    Manhattan routs Seaman, 49-21

    The Manhattan High football team picked up right where it left off in last week’s dominant win, defeating the Seaman Vikings 49-21 in a game that was never close.

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2015

    Trapp learning on the fly as MHS QB

    Anyone wondering if a quarterback used to playing Class 3A football could come in and handle the job at 6A Manhattan High got their answer last Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2015

    Indians start year with tough quad

    Mhsvb8.mercury

    The Manhattan High volleyball team started its season with a win and two losses at a home quadrangular meet with Silver Lake, Seaman and Shawnee Heights Thursday evening.

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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