Facing a tougher regional than last year, the Manhattan High track and field teams still managed to put together a solid showing at their Class 6A regional meet in Hutchinson Thursday afternoon.
There are many reasons the Manhattan girls’ soccer team is in its fourth straight regional final. For one, senior goalkeeper Molly Fiser has given up just 12 goals all year.
The Indians struggled and the Eagles cruised to a 16-1 victory in the run-rule shortened game on a cool and misty day in Olathe.
Facing a familiar foe in its regional opener Tuesday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had no trouble taking care of business to advance to the next round of the Class 6A playoffs.
For the first time since 2011, the Class 6A baseball tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark won’t include the Manhattan Indians.
The Manhattan High golf team advanced to state for the fourth consecutive year with a second place finish at the Junction City regional on Monday afternoon.
The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Olathe for the Class 6A state tennis meet this weekend and looked to establish itself as a challenger to the Kansas City-centric hierarchy of tennis dominance.
The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Centennial League swim meet Friday afternoon in Emporia, using a combination of depth and several strong finishes in key races.
Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George and the Manhattan High basketball staff, current, and former players will once again be hosting a youth camp for summer basketball.
The Manhattan Indians junior varsity softball team scored a sweep of Emporia on Tuesday beating the Spartans 18-2 and 17-4.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team ended its regular season about as well as any team could.
By the end of the Centennial League track meet, Manhattan High head coach Jesse Woodard was dealing with conflicting emotions.
As has been the case much of the season, the Manhattan High softball team needed a big hit Thursday.
On paper, pairing the junior tandem of Kirkland Lambert and Collin Queal into a formidable doubles team made a lot of sense.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took third place at the Lawrence High Invitational at Alvamar Golf Course on Wednesday, finishing six strokes out of first place behind Shawnee Mission East and Blue Valley North.
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.
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.
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