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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2015

    MHS boys rally past SM East in McPherson semis

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team finished off an improbable rally to defeat Shawnee Mission East, 52-50, in Friday night’s semifinal at the McPherson Invitational.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2015

    MHS girls take 2nd at Topeka quad

    The Indians logged a 1,986 on the day, falling behind Shawnee Heights, which won with 2,102 pins. Topeka West took third (1,880) and Emporia was fourth (1,687).

  • Manhattan High School | January 22, 2015

    MHS boys outrun Mill Valley in McPherson Invite opener

    MCPHERSON — Behind a deeper bench and a full-court defense that forced 22 turnovers in the game, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team advanced through to the semifinals of the McPherson Invitational with a 63-53 opening round win over Mill Valley Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | January 22, 2015

    Rural nips Indians at home quad

    Graves 100fly.phatch

    In a quadrangular meet with league foes Washburn Rural, Emporia and Seaman on Wednesday at the KSU Natatorium, the final event of the day, the 400 free relay, had plenty of intrigue.

  • Manhattan High School | January 22, 2015

    Indians ready for 3 days in McPherson

    In earning the No. 2 seed at this week’s McPherson Invitational, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got an opportunity only one other team in the field received.

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2015

    MHS girls get season sweep of Great Bend

    After scoring a combined 129 points the last time Great Bend and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team played in December, Tuesday’s return game at Great Bend was much different.

  • Manhattan High School | January 20, 2015

    MHS girls dominate 2nd half in win at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won its second meeting of the season with Great Bend, 51-33, on the road Tuesday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 20, 2015

    MHS girls ready for rematch with Panthers

    Manhattan won 72-57 earlier this year, but was tested by the Panthers for a half before the Indians pulled away late in the third quarter.

  • Manhattan High School | January 18, 2015

    MHS girls overcome slow start in win

    In a 57-28 win over Highland Park, the Indians let defense fuel their offense as they turned a tight game in the first half into a blowout with a strong third quarter Friday night on the road.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2015

    MHS boys hold off Scots, win 46-36

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went to a 3-2 zone early and often against the Scots in Friday night’s 46-36 win, the first time the team has won in the Highland Park gym since 2008.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2015

    Indians take 5th at Newton Invite

    The Manhattan wrestling team traveled to Newton for its first two-day, large-scale tournament of 2015, taking fifth place at the 52nd annual Newton Tournament of Champions on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 16, 2015

    MHS boys hold on to beat Highland Park

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball rallied and held on to beat Highland Park, 46-36, on Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 16, 2015

    MHS girls pull away from Scots in 2nd half

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a slow first half, outscoring Highland Park by 21 in the third quarter to win 57-28 Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 16, 2015

    Scots offer MHS boys tough test

    Manhattan is 6-1 but has yet to be tested against the league’s top teams. Friday that will change.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2015

    MHS girls win in Topeka

    Playing in its second Baker tournament of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place in Topeka on Tuesday, edging second-place Seaman by 33 pins.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • 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
    1.phatch

    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.

  • MHS Soccer: senior day rout
    Mhssoccer4.phatch

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

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
    Fief.phatch

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

  • Senior send-off
    Mhsbsb7.phatch

    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…
    Bannister.phatch

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

  • Rivalry rarity
    Mhsbsb1.phatch

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

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
    3.phatch

    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
    3.phatch

    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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