Saturday, July 23, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | May 05, 2016

    MHS baseball routs Scots

    The Manhattan High baseball team took two games from Highland Park in a makeup doubleheader from a rainout earlier this season.

  • Manhattan High School | May 05, 2016

    MHS football announces captains

    The Manhattan High football staff has announced four captains for the 2016 campaign and has released the schedule, which has a new look as Class 6A and 5A transition to a new playoff system.

  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2016

    MHS softball splits with Topeka West

    Gamble.mercury

    After a pair of rainouts created a 10-day gap between games, the Manhattan High softball shook off the rust and split a doubleheader with Topeka West at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex on Tuesday.

  • Manhattan High School | May 04, 2016

    Indians split with Blue Jays

    A pair of lopsided innings dictated the outcome of both games in Manhattan High’s baseball doubleheader against Junction City Tuesday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2016

    MHS tennis cruises to league title

    If anybody was going to prevent the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team from repeating as Centennial League champions on Monday at the Kossover Tennis Complex in Topeka, it was going to be Washburn Rural.

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2016

    Gritton wins league championship

    It’s been a nice week of golf for Manhattan High’s Cole Gritton. The senior backed up his win at last week’s Topeka West Invitational by taking medalist honors at Monday’s Centennial League tournament.

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2016

    Manhattan High routs Wichita Heights, 8-0

    Mhs17.mercury

    With a steady rain, gusty winds and cool temperatures on Friday afternoon at Bishop Stadium, it wasn’t the most picturesque day for soccer.

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2016

    MHS swimmers 5th at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim team competed for the second time this week, taking a trip out west for Friday’s Great Bend Invitational and finishing in fifth place.

  • Manhattan High School | April 30, 2016

    Indians compete at rainy Seaman Relays

    After a lost week of practice ended with a soggy and cold trip to the Seaman Relays on Friday evening, it’s safe to say Manhattan High track and field coach Jesse Woodard is currently at odds with the Kansas weather.

  • Manhattan High School | April 29, 2016

    MHS tennis takes 2nd at Emporia Invite

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took one last opportunity to tune up before the start of postseason play next week, finishing in second place at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational.

  • Manhattan High School | April 28, 2016

    Indians take 2nd in home invitational

    Bedros 200free.mercury

    For the second consecutive time, the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team didn’t get the opportunity to practice the day before its meet, though the results were still positive for the Tribe.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | April 27, 2016

    Weather forces area postponements

    Long before severe storms rolled through the Flint Hills Tuesday afternoon, area sports events at both the college and high school levels were postponed following an ominous forecast.

  • Manhattan High School | April 26, 2016

    Gritton sets tourney record at Topeka West

    Manhattan High boys’ golfer Cole Gritton played his best golf of the year, and his teammates followed suit, as the Indians took third place at Monday’s Topeka West Invitational.

  • Manhattan High School | April 23, 2016

    Turnley brothers sign with rival schools

    Mattturnley.mercury

    For most of their lives, Ben Turnley and Matt Turnley have done things together. That streak will end when the two head off to college in the fall.

  • Manhattan High School | April 23, 2016

    MHS rallies in nightcap, splits with Seaman

    Woborny.mercury

    After logging just two hits in a shutout loss to Seaman in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader at Norvell Field, the Manhattan High baseball team wasn’t looking much sharper midway through the nightcap.

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
    Mhsbsb3

    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
    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.

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