Friday, November 27, 2015

Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | December 16, 2014

    MHS girls pull away late against Panthers

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish first half to pull away from Great Bend in the fourth quarter and stay undefeated on the season Tuesday night in a 72-57 win.

  • Manhattan High School | December 16, 2014

    MHS gets Great Bend rematch

    Manhattan head girls’ coach Scott Mall said this year’s team isn’t the same as last year’s squad, which defeated the Indians 60-58 and went on to finish 21-4 and take fourth at the 5A state tournament.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    Indians 2nd at home dual tourney


    Manhattan High head wrestling coach Robert Gonzales knew his team would be tested over the weekend, facing a pair of the state’s top teams and wrestling seven duals in three days.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    MHS boys edge Chargers, 59-54

    TOPEKA — Facing a league team on the road in just the second game of the season, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Benji George knew his young team was in for a dog fight Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    Indians dominate Topeka West in road win

    TOPEKA — Coming into Friday’s matchup with Topeka West, Manhattan girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wanted to see his team improve on transition defense and offense.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    MHS 8th in Olathe

    Swimming at the always-tough Olathe Invitational Friday night, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team took eighth place in the 17-team event featuring some of the tougher teams the Indians will see all season.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    Martin’s versatility made him area’s most dangerous player to defend

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    When opposing coaches looked at the 2014 Manhattan High football team, stopping Chris Martin was the top concern defensively.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    Indians hold off Chargers’ rally

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived Friday night with a 59-54 win over Topeka West in its first road game of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    MHS girls rout Chargers

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West in a non-league matchup Friday night, routing the Chargers 72-22 in a game that was never close.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    McCarthys to play golf at Fort Hays State

    Twin sisters Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy made their college decision official this week, opting to continue their golf careers for the Fort Hays State University Tigers next year.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    MHS wrestlers win big at Smoky Valley

    The Manhattan High wrestling team started its busy weekend off strong with a 49-18 dual win over Smoky Valley on the road Thursday night.

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2014

    Indians take 3rd at home opener


    Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has impact swimmers at the top of his lineup capable of scoring points at any meet.

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2014

    MHS wrestlers brace for busy weekend

    The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule.

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    Manhattan High boys hold off Dodge City, 69-61


    With a young and inexperienced varsity roster, first-year head coach Benji George wasn’t sure what to expect from his team in a back-and-forth, down-to-the-wire game.

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    MHS girls rout Red Demons in opener, 58-25


    With a veteran squad coming off a fourth-place finish at state a year ago and an undefeated Centennial League title run, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team was looking to pick up where it left off last March in playing host to Dodge City in Friday’s opener.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Soccer: manhattan High 4, Derby High 0

    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

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff

    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

    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

    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

    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

    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised

    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

    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

    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off

    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…

    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

  • Rivalry rarity

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights

    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

    Thursday’s semifinal was more of a formality than anything, as the Indians pounded the Golden Buffaloes in their sub-state opener.

  • MHS Basketball: Sudden Ending

    After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.

  • Hello, first place

    The boys’ team moved into a tie for first place in the league standings with the T-Birds. The girls’ squad moved into a four-way tie for first place in the Centennial League standings

  • Girls basketball: Manhattan 56, Topeka West 31

    The Indians had to overcome a slow start that saw Manhattan (11-3, 5-2 Centennial) lead 21-12 at halftime but double its scoring total in the third quarter.


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