Nine Manhattan High wrestlers competed in Hutchinson on Sunday at the USA Wrestling Kansas Greco-Roman/ Freestyle state wrestling tournament.
The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team swept a doubleheader at Junction City on Friday, beating the Blue Jays 7-6 and 16-0.
There are years when the Manhattan High tennis team is overmatched when it hosts one of the state’s top tennis programs in Olathe Northwest each year.
For all but three innings on Friday night, the Manhattan High baseball team remained in its offensive funk.
The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Great Bend Invitational Friday afternoon.
The Manhattan High track and field team shook off the rust from more than two weeks off and managed to take both team titles at the Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational track meet Friday afternoon.
In what figures to be a preview of sorts for the Class 6A state meet, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took 11th place at the Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park Friday.
The Manhattan High softball team won a pair of road games against Centennial League rival Junction City Friday evening, winning 10-5 and 14-4.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team shrugged off a disappointing tie earlier this week by beating the Wichita Heights Falcons on the road Friday afternoon, 3-1.
Through all his knee injuries and rehabilitation, Manhattan High baseball player AJ Epperson knew he wanted to keep playing as long as he possibly could.
The Manhattan High junior varsity softball team took two games from Topeka West on Tuesday, beating the Chargers 6-3 and 18-2.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place at the Topeka West Invitational Monday afternoon at the Topeka Country Club The Indians finished a stroke behind Garden City, which took third place, while Washburn Rural dominated the 22-team field, shooting a 292 to beat second-place Shawnee Mission East by 20 strokes.
Manhattan High senior Savannah Roberts made her college choice official on Friday, signing her letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Central Missouri.
The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took second place among 12 teams at the Topeka High Invitational Monday.
An already-large group of newcomers to the Kansas State men’s basketball team got bigger Friday morning as Manhattan High senior Pierson McAtee accepted head coach Bruce Weber’s invitation to join the program as a walk-on.
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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