Tuesday, February 9, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 19, 2015

    Dedication pays off for Indians’ Hayden

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  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2015

    MHS girls finish season sweep of Trojans

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    Behind another night of stifling defense, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got the season sweep over Topeka High Tuesday night in a 51-31 win.

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2015

    Ostermann’s big quarter leads Tribe

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    There have been times this season when transfer Robbie Ostermann has struggled to adjust to a new school and life in Kansas. Tuesday night, he looked comfortable.

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    Hot-shooting Indians beat Trojans, 58-46

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball used a big night from junior Robbie Ostermann to pull away in the second half against Topeka High, winning 58-46 and avenging their only Centennial League loss of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    MHS girls beat Trojans, 51-31

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat Topeka High, 51-31, Tuesday night at the MHS gymnasium.

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    MHS boys seek revenge against Trojans

    A year ago, the Topeka High Trojans beat the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team on its home floor to end its season in the first round of sub-state.

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2015

    MHS boys take first at Topeka quad

    Both Manhattan High bowling teams competed in a quadrangular meet at Gage Bowl in Topeka, with the boys taking first place and the girls finishing in second.

  • Manhattan High School | February 15, 2015

    Manhattan 2nd at league swimming

    Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team took second place at the Centennial League meet, but was 175 points away from unseating Washburn Rural as the league champion. Once again the Indians finished as runner-up to the Junior Blues.

  • Manhattan High School | February 15, 2015

    MHS girls hold on for win at Rural

    Manhattan (13-3, 7-2 Centennial) led most of the game, taking an eight-point lead into the fourth quarter and holding that lead for much of the period as both teams struggled to score.

  • Manhattan High School | February 15, 2015

    Indians pull away from Washburn Rural in 4th quarter

    Manhattan flipped the switch in the fourth quarter, turning a two-point lead into an 11-point advantage on a basket by Pierson McAtee at the 1:41 mark, effectively ending any chance for Rural to close the deficit.

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2015

    MHS boys use 4th quarter to pull away from Rural

    TOPEKA — Despite playing close with Washburn Rural for three quarters, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team turned it on the fourth quarter to beat the Junior Blues on the road, 61-54, Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2015

    MHS girls hold on against Rural, 39-36

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team bolstered its Centennial League title chances by gutting out a 39-36 win over Washburn Rural Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2015

    Indians beat Seaman on senior night

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    On the Manhattan High wrestling roster, there is no preference given to upperclassmen. If you want to make the varsity team, you’re going to have to beat all challengers.

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    Indians edge unbeaten T-Birds, 55-53

    Both Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights are well-versed in winning close games this season.

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    MHS girls have no trouble vs. T-Birds

    Few teams have had much luck slowing down the inside-out tandem of Jazz Sweet and Blaize Burgess this season. Add the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to the list of successful squads.

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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