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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 15, 2015

    Indians pull away from Washburn Rural in 4th quarter

    Manhattan flipped the switch in the fourth quarter, turning a two-point lead into an 11-point advantage on a basket by Pierson McAtee at the 1:41 mark, effectively ending any chance for Rural to close the deficit.

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2015

    MHS boys use 4th quarter to pull away from Rural

    TOPEKA — Despite playing close with Washburn Rural for three quarters, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team turned it on the fourth quarter to beat the Junior Blues on the road, 61-54, Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2015

    MHS girls hold on against Rural, 39-36

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team bolstered its Centennial League title chances by gutting out a 39-36 win over Washburn Rural Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2015

    Indians beat Seaman on senior night

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    On the Manhattan High wrestling roster, there is no preference given to upperclassmen. If you want to make the varsity team, you’re going to have to beat all challengers.

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    Indians edge unbeaten T-Birds, 55-53

    Both Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights are well-versed in winning close games this season.

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    MHS girls have no trouble vs. T-Birds

    Few teams have had much luck slowing down the inside-out tandem of Jazz Sweet and Blaize Burgess this season. Add the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to the list of successful squads.

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    Three MHS athletes sign for football

    Chris Martin, Mike Settembrino and Nadal Abudayyeh each signed with different schools to continue their football careers into college. The three signed officially on National Signing Day.

  • Manhattan High School | February 10, 2015

    MHS boys hang on, unseat Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team knocked off the previously-undefeated Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds on Tuesday night, 55-53, claiming a share of first place in the Centennial League in the process.

  • Manhattan High School | February 10, 2015

    MHS girls beat T-Birds, 50-35

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team moved into a tie for first place in the Centennial League standings with a win over Shawnee Heights Tuesday night, 50-35.

  • Manhattan High School | February 10, 2015

    MHS hosts league-leading T-Birds tonight

    If Manhattan High is going to be a factor in either the boys’ or girls’ Centennial League races through the end of February, winning tonight’s games against Shawnee Heights is pivotal.

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2015

    Indians take 2nd at Manhattan Invitational

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    At its annual Manhattan Invitational on Saturday, the Indians hosted 15 other teams featuring strong teams from across the state, with Manhattan taking second with 316 points place behind Maize, which ran away with the team score.

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2015

    Indians take 2nd at league meet

    The Manhattan High wrestling team took second place at the annual Centennial League meet, finishing behind rival Junction City by eight points.

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2015

    Manhattan High boys edge Topeka West, 55-48

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    Had Manhattan made something close to its usual free-throw percentage against Topeka West, the game likely would not have come down to the final seconds as it did at the MHS gymnasium Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2015

    MHS boys survive against Chargers

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived a back-and-forth game against Topeka West with a 55-48 win Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2015

    MHS girls handle Topeka West

    Topeka West hung with the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team Friday night, but couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half as the Indians defeated the Chargers, 56-31.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
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    Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.

  • Finishing strong
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    The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.

  • Goal frenzy
    1.mercury

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • 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
    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
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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
    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
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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.

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