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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | November 05, 2014

    Junior Blues end MHS soccer season

    While the sting of a season-ending loss is still fresh, most of the team will be back next season.

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2014

    Schroeder, Melgares tops at 6A cross country

    LAWRENCE - Coming into the Class 6A state cross country meet, sophomore Jackson Schroeder had never won a varsity meet for Manhattan High.

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2014

    Indians finish season with win

    Manhattan (7-2, 5-1 Centennial) earned a share of the Centennial League with the win over Washburn Rural, sharing the crown with Topeka High and Hayden. This was the Indians’ sixth consecutive league championship.

  • Manhattan High School | November 02, 2014

    Manhattan girls medal two, take 4th

    LAWRENCE — In three previous runs at the Class 6A state cross country meet, Megan Ochoa has come home to Manhattan without a medal.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    Martin leads way in win over Rural

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team got a career night from Chris Martin in a 45-23 win over Washburn Rural Friday in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS still misses Settembrino

    More often than not, injuries can lower and raise the ceiling for a team, and in senior Mike Settembrino, the Indians lost an impact player months before the first game of the season that may have lowered their ceiling.

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1.

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2014

    Indians looking to end on a positive note

    This year’s game figures to be more of a challenge for the Indians, which will travel to Topeka for a 7 p.m. kick off beaten down and injured after a pair of difficult district losses the past two weeks.

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2014

    Position shift paying off for MHS’ Daveline

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    When Tyler Daveline first moved to defense last season for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team, he wasn’t sure how it would go.

  • Manhattan High School | October 29, 2014

    Manhattan High Soccer correction

    A Manhattan High boys’ soccer player was misidentified in Monday’s Mercury.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    MHS cross country teams advance to state meet

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    After winning its Class 6A regional at home in Warner Park Saturday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is one step closer to successfully defending its state title from 2013.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    Indians drop sub-state final to Washburn Rural

    Looking at the bracket for the Wichita Southeast sub-state, the Manhattan High volleyball team knew it had a tough road against a familiar opponent to get back to state this season.

  • Manhattan High School | October 26, 2014

    Free State eliminates Indians from playoffs

    The Indians will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2007 and the first time in the Joe Schartz era after a 35-14 loss to Lawrence Free State Friday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Free State beats Indians, 35-14

    The Manhattan High football team lost its second game in as many weeks, dropping its senior night matchup with Lawrence Free State, 35-14.

  • Manhattan High School | October 24, 2014

    Undersized D-line up to tall task against Free State

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    As the team prepares for a do-or-die game with Lawrence Free State tonight, once again the opponent will have a size advantage in the trenches.

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
    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
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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
    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
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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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