On senior day, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team didn’t get much of a challenge from the visiting Emporia Spartans on Wednesday.
The Manhattan High JV boys’ tennis team won the Centennial League meet, edging Emporia by three points for the team title at Hayden on Tuesday.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team traveled to Wichita for the second time in less than a week, this time for a match with Wichita Northwest on Tuesday evening.
Manhattan High senior Athen Martinez made his college choice official last week, signing a letter of intent with Sterling College to play baseball in a ceremony at Manhattan High’s West Campus.
Facing some of the toughest competition it’s seen this season, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team finished in fourth place at the Centennial League tennis meet Monday afternoon.
After a solid round at Monday’s Centennial League golf meet at the Stagg Hill Golf Club, David Woods found himself struggling three shots into his playoff with Washburn Rural’s Lukas McCalla for third place.
Facing 36 teams at the Hutchinson Invitational on Friday, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team finished in second place in a solid effort from start to finish at Hutchinson’s Carey Park.
The Manhattan High baseball team continued its strong spring with a pair of wins against the Emporia Spartans at Norvell Field Friday afternoon.
As the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team prepares for the postseason, Friday afternoon’s trip to Great Bend resulted in another strong performance and another meet win for the Indians.
Facing plenty of tough competition, the Manhattan High track and field teams had a solid day at the Seaman Relays Friday afternoon in Topeka.
In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.
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.
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