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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 01, 2015

    MHS boys defeat Great Bend, 47-36

    Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, Manhattan head coach Benji George was prepared to be satisfied a win of any kind on the road at Great Bend Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2015

    MHS girls beat Andale for 3rd place at MAC

    MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to fuel its 49-36 win over Andale in the third-place game at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic Saturday evening.

  • Manhattan High School | January 30, 2015

    MHS boys defeat Great Bend, 47-36

    Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball grinded out a win on the road at Great Bend Friday night, 47-36.

  • Manhattan High School | January 30, 2015

    MHS girls lose in MAC semis to Olathe South

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had multiple chances to come away with a win against Olathe South Friday night in the semifinals of the Mid-America Classic, but couldn’t come up with the victory in a 54-50 loss.

  • Manhattan High School | January 30, 2015

    MHS girls advance to MAC semis

    MCPHERSON — Scott Mall didn’t think Manhattan played a complete game against Valley Center in the quarterfinals of the Mid-America Classic on Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | January 30, 2015

    MHS bowling team competes at JC quad

    The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman.

  • Manhattan High School | January 29, 2015

    MHS girls advance to MAC semis, beat Hornets

    MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble advancing past Valley Center in its tournament opener at the Mid-America Classic on Thursday, defeating the Hornets, 57-37.

  • Manhattan High School | January 29, 2015

    MHS girls ready for Mac Classic

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    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall knows his team will have its hands full as the defending champions this weekend in McPherson at the 20th annual Mid-America Classic.

  • Manhattan High School | January 27, 2015

    MHS girls win home bowling quad

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    Competing at home for the first time all season, the Manhattan High bowling teams took to the hardwood at Little Apple Lanes on Monday afternoon, hosting Shawnee Heights, Emporia and Junction City.

  • Manhattan High School | January 25, 2015

    Bullpups rout MHS boys in title game

    MCPHERSON — Saturday night’s championship game at the McPherson Invitational had all the makings of a great matchup on paper.

  • Manhattan High School | January 25, 2015

    MHS girls hold off Emporia rally

    The last time Emporia and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team met on the hardwood, the Indians had to turn away several rally attempts by the Spartans in a surprising overtime win.

  • Manhattan High School | January 24, 2015

    Indians take 3rd at Husky Invite

    Coming into this weekend’s Husky Invitational at Blue Valley Northwest, the Manhattan High wrestling team knew it wanted a good showing in its second-to-last two-day tournament of the year.

  • Manhattan High School | January 24, 2015

    Indians shrug off matchup vs. Stephens

    MCPHERSON — After all the build up surrounding Saturday night’s championship final between Manhattan and McPherson, the actual game was something of a let down for Indians’ fans who made the trip.

  • Manhattan High School | January 24, 2015

    McPherson downs Manhattan boys, 81-58

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had the opportunity to win a championship at the McPherson Invitational Saturday night, but a slow start and a dominant game from the hometown McPherson Bullpups forced the Indians to settle for runners-up in a 81-58 defeat.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2015

    MHS girls hold off Emporia, 53-44

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team held off the rally attempts of Emporia Friday night in Manhattan, winning 53-44.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.

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