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Manhattan High Sports

  • 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

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    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.

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2015

    MHS soccer advances to Titan Classic final

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team beat Kapaun Mt. Carmel, 4-2, on Thursday evening to advance to the final of the Titan Classic against the state’s top-ranked team, St. Thomas Aquinas.

  • Manhattan High School | September 10, 2015

    MHS preps for bigger challenge vs. Seaman

    The Manhattan High football team may have surprised its coach last week with a dominant 47-0 win over Shawnee Heights to begin the season. But Indians’ head coach Joe Schartz expects a tougher challenge for his group this week.

  • Manhattan High School | September 10, 2015

    MHS volleyball hosts season opener tonight

    It’s not unusual for the Manhattan High volleyball team to get a late start to its season compared to most teams around the state.

  • Manhattan High School | September 09, 2015

    MHS golfers win in Salina

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina Central Invitational Tuesday afternoon at Salina Municipal Golf Course.

  • Manhattan High School | September 09, 2015

    Indians take second at Topeka quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took second place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Tuesday afternoon, winning eight of 12 matches.

  • Manhattan High School | September 08, 2015

    Indians win Titan Classic opener, 5-0

    With a deep and talented roster, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team managed to wear out the Wichita Northwest Grizzlies in the quarterfinal round of the Titan Classic in Wichita Monday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | September 06, 2015

    MHS sweeps Manhattan Invitational

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    As Cara Melgares passed the 4K mark on the cross country course at Warner Park Saturday afternoon, she couldn’t help but think about being done.

  • Manhattan High School | September 06, 2015

    Trapp leads MHS in rout of T-Birds

    TECUMSEH — Following Manhattan High’s 47-0 drubbing of Shawnee Heights in Friday night’s season opener, head coach Joe Schartz couldn’t really put his finger on just exactly why the Indians were so dominant.

  • Manhattan High School | September 04, 2015

    Manhattan routs T-Birds in season opener, 47-0

    TECUMSEH – Manhattan used a dominant ground attack to easily defeat the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds, 47-0, on the road in both teams’ season openers Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | September 04, 2015

    Wewer takes senior class into season opener

    Though he won’t be the starting quarterback tonight in Manhattan High’s season opener at Shawnee Heights, senior Blake Wewer knows his job is to lead the Indians’ young football team.

  • Manhattan High School | September 04, 2015

    Singles lead Indians to win at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team won eight matches and finished in first place at a quadrangular meet in Junction City Thursday afternoon.

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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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
    1.mercury

    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
    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
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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.

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