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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2015

    Hot-shooting Rural routs MHS girls, 65-45

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    The Washburn Rural girls’ basketball team is not a squad with a reputation for shooting — or making — a lot of 3-pointers this season. Against Manhattan Tuesday night, the Junior Blues certainly looked capable.

  • Manhattan High School | January 13, 2015

    McAtee rebounds, leads MHS boys past Rural

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Washburn Rural, defeating the Junior Blues 72-40 Tuesday night on its home court.

  • Manhattan High School | January 13, 2015

    Junior Blues rout MHS girls

    Not much went right on offense or defense for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team Tuesday night, as the Indians lost their second league game of the season to Washburn Rural, 65-45.

  • Manhattan High School | January 13, 2015

    Indians set to host Junior Blues tonight

    Just exactly which Rural team will show up tonight for a 6 p.m. tip against the Indians remains a mystery, but count Manhattan head coach Scott Mall among those that think the Junior Blues are still one of the league’s top teams.

  • Manhattan High School | January 11, 2015

    MHS girls defeat Topeka High, 57-32

    The Indians led 38-23 after three quarters and won the fourth by 10 points to set up the lopsided win.

  • Manhattan High School | January 11, 2015

    Free throws doom Indians in first loss

    Playing from behind most of the night, Manhattan couldn’t hit enough free throws to rally against the Trojans.

  • Manhattan High School | January 11, 2015

    Indians 5th at Salina South Invite

    Just two days after a down-to-the-wire dual win over Clay Center, the Manhattan High wrestling team came out wrestling strong against tough competition at the Salina South Invitational on Saturday After some confusion and late changes to the team scores, the Indians took fifth place in the tournament, but freshman Jalin Harper earned the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler award.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    Indians suffer first loss at Topeka High

    TOPEKA — Playing from behind most of the night, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t hit enough free throws to rally against the Topeka High Trojans Friday night inside the Dungeon, losing 57-46.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    MHS girls handle Trojans on the road

    TOPEKA — Despite a slow start, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team flipped the switch and defeated Topeka High soundly on the road Friday night, winning 57-32.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    Indians ready for Topeka High tonight

    With losses to Junction City and Emporia, both teams not necessarily expected to be among the top of the league, it’s not clear which Topeka High team will show up against the Indians.

  • Manhattan High School | January 09, 2015

    Indians win ‘Pin Cancer’ dual vs. Tigers

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    Manhattan High wrestling coach Robert Gonzales says he doesn’t like leaving the outcome of a dual up to his heavyweight night in and night out.

  • Manhattan High School | January 07, 2015

    Indians edge Seaman to stay perfect

    TOPEKA — After playing three of four games at home to start the season, first-year head coach Benji George warned his team how much more difficult games on the road can be in the Centennial League.

  • Manhattan High School | January 07, 2015

    MHS girls lose for the first time

    TOPEKA — Manhattan head coach Scott Mall knew Seaman post Tatyana Legette would be a handful Tuesday night in a road matchup with the Vikings.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    MHS boys edge Seaman, stay undefeated

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went back and forth with the Seaman Vikings Tuesday night, but got just enough in the fourth quarter to pull out the road win, 69-62, and stay undefeated.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    MHS girls fall to Seaman on the road

    TOPEKA — A rough start to the second quarter doomed the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team in a 72-63 loss to Seaman on the road Tuesday night, the team’s first of the season.

MHS Sports Galleries

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

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
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    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
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    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…
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    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

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

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
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    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
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    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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