Thursday, May 5, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | March 31, 2016

    Indians open track season on the road

    Most years by this point in the spring sports season, head track and field coach Jesse Woodard has seen most of his athletes compete at a meet and has a benchmark to work from for each athlete in each event.

  • Manhattan High School | March 30, 2016

    Indians rout Topeka West at Bishop

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    On a blustery night with a seemingly constant 20 mile-per-hour south wind, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer co-captains chose wisely when they won the coin toss and opted to take the wind at their backs.

  • Manhattan High School | March 29, 2016

    Indians ready for follow-up to breakout season

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    With a deep and talented roster, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team put together one of the best seasons in school history last spring, culminating in a sixth-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | March 26, 2016

    Late push fuels strong finish for MHS swimmers

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    With four top-10 scoring performances in the final two events, the Indians hustled their way to a fifth-place finish in their second meet of the season and their first at the KSU Natatorium.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 26, 2016

    Rock Creek’s Becker, Manhattan’s George top boys’ picks

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    Though neither were honored with major awards from the Mercury last season, one could make the case that both Manhattan High head coach Benji George and Rock Creek leading scorer Carson Becker were quite deserving.

  • Manhattan High School | March 25, 2016

    MHS soccer opens season with 3-1 win

    While the final score doesn’t necessarily reflect it, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had its hands full against Topeka High in a 3-1 season-opening win on Thursday night.

  • Manhattan High School | March 25, 2016

    Indians finish 9th at Emporia Invitational

    A young and inexperienced Manhattan High girls’ swim team opened its season with a trip to the Emporia Invitational on Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | March 24, 2016

    MHS swim team opens season today

    As the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team opens the spring season today in Emporia, the Indians will do so without the help of many of its top swimmers from last year.

  • Manhattan High School | March 24, 2016

    MHS soccer replacing more than just Fiser

    After finishing last season among the state’s final eight teams in Class 6A with just one senior in the starting lineup, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had a lot to look forward to in 2016.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 23, 2016

    Area players make all-state

    The Flint Hills were well represented on this year’s all-state basketball ballots, with 18 area players making the list of the state’s best.

  • Manhattan High School | March 22, 2016

    Indians land 3 on all-league teams

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team landed three players on the all-Centennial League teams, which were voted on by the league’s coaches and released Monday.

  • Manhattan High School | March 15, 2016

    Indians sweep league awards

    After securing its second straight Centennial League title this season, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team swept the three major awards doled out by the league’s coaches on Tuesday.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2016

    Panthers end MHS girls’ season

    Lots of things went wrong for the Tribe in Friday’s 37-25 loss to Derby in its Class 6A sub-state final, but poor shooting numbers were the biggest culprit as the Indians set a new season low for points in their season-ending loss.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2016

    Indians fall short of state goal in loss to East

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    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had been battling from behind all night and the hot-shooting Aces from Wichita East had their biggest lead of the game on yet another 3-pointer.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2016

    MHS boys fall short vs. East in sub-state final

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team ended its season with a 71-61 loss to Wichita East in its Class 6A sub-state final Saturday night, despite making a solid rally attempt in the fourth quarter.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
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    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.

  • Aced
    1.mercury

    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
    12.mercury

    In a dogfight with Washburn Rural on Friday night and in desperate need of a game-tying bucket, Manhattan worked hard to get quality shots.

  • 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
    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
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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…
    Bannister.phatch

    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

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