The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team dominated from start to finish Thursday night against Highland Park, winning 11-0 in a game that could have been even more lopsided without the mercy rule.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place as a team at the Junction City Invitational Thursday afternoon at Rolling Meadows Golf Course.
Facing undefeated Seaman at Anneberg Park Wednesday afternoon, the Manhattan High softball team lost a pair of games to the Vikings, falling 4-0 in the first game and 9-4 in the second game, which was called after five innings because of lightning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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