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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | May 15, 2015

    MHS girls win 6th track league title

    By the end of the Centennial League track meet, Manhattan High head coach Jesse Woodard was dealing with conflicting emotions.

  • Manhattan High School | May 15, 2015

    Rural sweeps Indians on senior day

    Hilgers.phatch

    As has been the case much of the season, the Manhattan High softball team needed a big hit Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2015

    Lambert, Queal lead Indians to state

    Tennis3.phatch

    On paper, pairing the junior tandem of Kirkland Lambert and Collin Queal into a formidable doubles team made a lot of sense.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2015

    MHS golfers take 3rd at Alvamar

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2015

    Perkins scores 7 goals in rivalry shutout

    Mike Sanchez doesn’t know if Cailey Perkins is the all-time freshman scoring leader for the Manhattan High girls’ soccer program.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2015

    MHS softball bounces back to sweep Emporia

    The Manhattan High softball team bounced back from a pair of losses to Hayden last week by sweeping the Emporia Spartans on the road, winning 15-2 and 10-0 Tuesday evening.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2015

    MHS golf 2nd at Emporia

    Playing at the Emporia Invitational, a portion of the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took second place behind Washburn Rural on Monday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2015

    Indians win tennis regional

    A week after winning the program’s first-ever Centennial League title, Indians added a regional championship to their ledger, edging Washburn Rural once again for the team title while qualifying all six of its varsity players to the Class 6A state tournament.

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2015

    MHS routs Great Bend

    For an entire half on Monday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was playing well enough to win but not up to its potential.

  • Manhattan High School | May 10, 2015

    Hayden eases past Indians for twin bill sweep

    Thaemert.phatch

    Although the Manhattan High softball team put up a fight in both games, the scoreboard didn’t show it against Hayden Friday evening in Anneberg Park.

  • Manhattan High School | May 10, 2015

    MHS scores two late to beat Hayden

    At times on Friday evening at Bishop Stadium, the match between Hayden and Manhattan felt more like a hockey game as the Wildcats tried to push the younger Indians around.

  • Manhattan High School | May 10, 2015

    MHS track sweeps in Salina

    As the Manhattan High track and field team prepares for the postseason, the Indians typically use the Salina Central Invitational as a final tune-up and a chance to rest tired legs.

  • Manhattan High School | May 10, 2015

    Indians hand Hayden first loss in doubleheader split

    The Manhattan High baseball team has struggled with plate discipline and consistency this season, but showed just how good they could be in a split with previously undefeated Hayden on Friday.

  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2015

    MHS soccer blanks Scots for 11-0 win

    If the weather allowed for it, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team knew it had a favorable chance of defeating the Highland Park Scots on Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2015

    MHS golf 3rd at Junction City invite

    After playing at Hutchinson’s Carey Park earlier this season and getting the chance to play a round at the Class 6A state tournament site, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team got another sneak peek Thursday afternoon.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    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.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    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.

  • Finishing strong
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    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.

  • Goal frenzy
    1.mercury

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
    Mhs2.mercury

    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.

  • Aced
    1.mercury

    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
    12.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
    1.mercury

    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
    Govind.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff
    Mhsvolleyball8.mercury

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
    Mhs5 2pt.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    Mhs7.mercury

    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
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    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
    Soccer1.phatch

    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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