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Manhattan High Sports

  • 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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 12, 2015

    MHS girls lose state tourney opener

    WICHITA — While a semifinal berth at the Class 6A state tournament wasn’t to be, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team battled the whole game against the Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Rock boys advance to state semis

    WICHITA — After coming home after the opening-round of state a season ago, the Rock Creek Mustangs are making a weekend out of it this time around.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Manhattan High girls ready for Shawnee Mission NW

    A year ago, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team came to the Class 6A state tournament at Wichita’s Koch Arena as the No. 1 seed, expecting to do big things while riding a 19-game winning streak. This year’s team is back, which is no small feat.

  • Manhattan High School | March 11, 2015

    Stenberg signs with Benedictine

    There were times in Alex Stenberg’s high school track and field career that left her wanting to hang it up.

  • Manhattan High School | March 08, 2015

    Indians medal two at state bowling

    The Manhattan High bowling teams sent three athletes to the Class 6A state bowling meet at Wichita’s Northrock Lanes on Friday, while bringing home two medals.

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2015

    MHS girls handle Trojans, advance to state

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to next week’s Class 6A state basketball tournament with a 62-40 win over Topeka High in Saturday night’s sub-state semifinal at the MHS gymnasium.

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2015

    Indians cruise past Wichita SE

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    With a 69-26 win over Wichita Southeast in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has one more obstacle in its path to reach next week’s state tournament.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
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    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
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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.

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