Thursday, February 11, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2016

    MHS boys beat Scots, 60-55

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team managed to hold off Highland Park in the final minutes of a 60-55 victory Friday night to stay unbeaten.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2016

    MSH girls win big vs. Scots

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Highland Park Friday night, beating the Scots 77-34 at the MHS gymnasium.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2016

    Indians back home, face Highland Park

    With both penciled in as Centennial League title favorites before the season began, tonight’s game between Highland Park and Manhattan was circled on the calendar as one that could go a long way toward deciding which team might end up atop the league standings at the end of the year.

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2016

    MHS edges Olathe North in final race

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    In Wednesday’s five-team meet at the KSU Natatorium, Manhattan needed a strong finish in the final race of the day, the 400 freestyle relay, to move from third place into second for the meet.

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2016

    MHS bowlers compete in Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan High bowling teams competed in a five-team baker-format tournament at Westridge Lanes in Topeka on Tuesday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 13, 2016

    Indians remain unbeaten at 8-0

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off Washburn Rural in the fourth quarter for a 56-52 win to stay undefeated Tuesday night in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | January 13, 2016

    MHS girls fall short at Rural

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had several chances to complete an unlikely comeback against Washburn Rural Tuesday night in Topeka, but couldn’t seal the deal at the end in a 54-52 loss.

  • Manhattan High School | January 12, 2016

    MHS boys hold off Rural, 56-52

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball held off Washburn Rural in the fourth quarter for a 56-52 win to stay undefeated Tuesday night in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | January 12, 2016

    MHS girls can’t finish rally at Washburn Rural

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had chances to complete an unlikely comeback against Washburn Rural Tuesday night on the road, but couldn’t seal the deal at the end in a 54-52 loss.

  • Manhattan High School | January 12, 2016

    Indians motivated for Rural rematch

    It was a banner regular season for the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team a year ago.

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2016

    Indians use big third quarter to beat Trojans

    Since taking over as head coach last season, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Benji George has emphasized winning the fourth quarter every night out.

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2016

    Indians pull away late vs. Topeka

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    Manhattan (7-0) trailed 14-6 after a rough first quarter and didn’t really put the game away midway through the fourth period.

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2016

    Indians take 2nd at Norton

    The Manhattan High wrestling team finished in second place behind top-ranked Garden City at the J.R. Durham Invitational in Norton on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2016

    MHS boys hold off Trojan rally late

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off a late rally by Topeka High to stay undefeated Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2016

    MHS girls ease past Trojans, 57-38

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to beat the Topeka High Trojans at home Friday night, 57-38.

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

  • MHS Football: Air Control
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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