Wednesday, February 10, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | January 10, 2016

    Indians take 2nd at Norton

    The Manhattan High wrestling team finished in second place behind top-ranked Garden City at the J.R. Durham Invitational in Norton on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2016

    MHS boys hold off Trojan rally late

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held off a late rally by Topeka High to stay undefeated Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2016

    MHS girls ease past Trojans, 57-38

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to beat the Topeka High Trojans at home Friday night, 57-38.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2016

    Indians set to host Topeka tonight

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | January 08, 2016

    Indians win big at Clay Center

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Clay Center on Thursday for a dual against the Tigers, winning 58-18.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2016

    Mittie leads Indians past Seaman, 75-41

    Mhsgirls10.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2016

    Manhattan boys hold off Vikings, 75-61

    Mhsboys12.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | January 05, 2016

    MHS boys hold off Vikings, 75-61

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | January 05, 2016

    MHS girls rout Seaman, stay undefeated

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had little trouble taking care of business in a rout of Seaman Tuesday night, winning 75-41.

  • Football |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball |Area Schools |Manhattan High School | December 26, 2015

    Biggest sports stories of 2015

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | December 20, 2015

    Indians take 5th at Flatwater Fracas

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Grand Island, Neb., and finished in fifth place at the Flatwater Fracas over the weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | December 20, 2015

    MHS boys finish strong in 78-64 rout of Blue Jays

    Mhsboys20.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | December 20, 2015

    Indians use second-half run to beat Junction City

    Mhsgirls12.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | December 18, 2015

    MHS boys finish strong in 78-64 win over Blue Jays

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | December 18, 2015

    MHS girls move to 5-0 in rout of JC

    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.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
    1.mercury

    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
    Govind.mercury

    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
    Mhsvolleyball8.mercury

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
    Mhs5 2pt.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    Mhs7.mercury

    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
    1.phatch

    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    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
    Soccer1.phatch

    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
    Mhssoccer4.phatch

    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
    Fief.phatch

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
    Mhsbsb7.phatch

    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.

  • Rivalry rarity
    Mhsbsb1.phatch

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
    3.phatch

    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
    3.phatch

    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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