The Manhattan High wrestling team finished in second place behind top-ranked Garden City at the J.R. Durham Invitational in Norton on Saturday.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off a late rally by Topeka High to stay undefeated Friday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to beat the Topeka High Trojans at home Friday night, 57-38.
While the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has had little trouble with Topeka High in recent seasons, the boys’ team has gone back and forth with the Trojans lately, splitting the two-game series a year ago.
The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Clay Center on Thursday for a dual against the Tigers, winning 58-18.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had more than two weeks to prepare for Tuesday’s game against Seaman, and that preparation paid off Tuesday night.
Even though his Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held a lead most of the night against Seaman on Tuesday, head coach Benji George knew the Vikings wouldn’t go quietly.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off a pesky Seaman team in its first home game of the season, winning 75-61 on Tuesday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had little trouble taking care of business in a rout of Seaman Tuesday night, winning 75-41.
Kansas State’s legendary football coach officially joined the College Football Hall of Fame in December, becoming just the fourth-ever active coach to be enshrined.
The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Grand Island, Neb., and finished in fifth place at the Flatwater Fracas over the weekend.
JUNCTION CITY — A strong start and a strong finish was all the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team needed to beat Junction City Friday night on the road.
The Indians showed how far they’ve come against Junction City Friday night, shutting out the Blue Jays in the fourth quarter en route to a 63-27 victory on the road to stay undefeated heading into winter break.
JUNCTION CITY – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team once again used a strong fourth quarter to pull away late in a 78-64 win over rival Junction City Friday night.
JUNCTION CITY – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team outscored Junction City in every quarter and finished the game on a 20-0 run spanning the entire fourth quarter in a 63-27 win over Junction City Friday night.
The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.
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.
The Indians defeated Paola (57-18), Smith Center (39-33), Shawnee Heights (49-21) and the Manhattan “B” team (60-6).
With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.
The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.
Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.
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.
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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