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.
After two rounds of play at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon shot a 72 in Wednesday’s second round.
Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon is tied for first place after one round at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington.
Manhattan High sophomore-to-be Jalin Harper wrestled at the 138 weight class at last week’s USA Wrestling Greco-Roman and Freestyle Cadet Duals in Pennsylvania.
With rain looming in the forecast all weekend, the Manhattan Marlins were able to start and finish their annual Little Apple Invitational over the weekend without issues at the City Park pool.
Former Kansas State guard Will Spradling, who coached boys’ basketball last year at Anthony Middle School as a Rule 10 coach, will replace Brit Reid as Scott Mall’s varsity assistant at Manhattan High.
After finishing its season with a regional championship and a run to the final eight in the Class 6A state playoffs, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team landed six girls on all-Centennial teams last week.
Manhattan High head cross country coach Susan Melgares is a decorated distance coach in the state of Kansas, but now she’s taking her act national.
Manhattan High pitcher Jesse Steinbring was named to the all-state second team after leading the Indians’ pitching staff this spring.
The track meet wasn’t over, but you could already see the disappointment on all of their faces.
It’s been two years since the playing surface at Bishop Stadium was converted to turf, allowing both football players and athletes in a variety of other sports the chance to regularly use the facility for practice and games.
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.
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.
Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.
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.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.