Coming into the Class 6A boys’ tennis tournament in Wichita over the weekend, schools from Johnson County had won six straight team titles and were heavily favored to add a seventh.
The Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving only won two events at Friday’s Centennial League meet in Topeka at the Capitol Federal Natatorium.
TOPEKA — Kelsey Bradley, of Manhattan, has been named to the Washburn University Dancing Blues.
Each year at the Centennial League track meet, the names change, but the results stay the same for Manhattan High.
Compared to the rest of his Manhattan High tennis teammates, Jonathan Turnley is something of an elder statesman.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Thursday evening.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team got a glimpse of the postseason golf landscape and fared well on Wednesday afternoon in Lawrence, taking third place with a 308 team score.
This is how senior nights are supposed to go.
The Manhattan High baseball team knew exactly what it was playing for against the Washburn Rural Junior Blues when it arrived at Norvell Field Tuesday afternoon.
It’s been a long time since the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team sent all six varsity players to the Class 6A state tournament.
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.
The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.
Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.
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.
The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.
The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.
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.
Thursday’s semifinal was more of a formality than anything, as the Indians pounded the Golden Buffaloes in their sub-state opener.
After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.
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