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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | October 17, 2014

    Guggisberg: KSHSAA needs to fix football

    Grant-cutout.phatch

    Each year, the playoff bracket has at least one undeserving team advance through the district system and into the playoffs. Last season it was one-win Wichita North.

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2014

    Indians prep for Friday’s district opener

    B1.91114.mhsfb.phatch

    If win-loss records told the whole story, Friday night’s matchup between Manhattan High and Topeka High at Bishop Stadium would be more about playoff seeding than playoff inclusion.

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2014

    MHS’ Fraley, Lei prep for state tennis tournament

    For the third year in a row, Manhattan High girls’ tennis players Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei will end the year together at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    Indians take 2nd at regional

    Kylie.phatch

    In what has become a regular occurrence each fall, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team will once again make a trip to the Class 6A state golf tournament next week.

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    Indians take two of three on senior night

    Vball4.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team wrapped up its regular season home slate by winning two out of three matches, as five Indians were honored at senior night Tuesday.

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    MHS soccer drops road match at Wichita Northwest

    In what head coach Frank Alonso described as a playoff atmosphere, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team lost 2-1 to a tough Wichita Northwest squad Tuesday night.

  • Volleyball |Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    Schroll signs with K-State

    Vball15.phatch

    The Kansas State volleyball team will add a dose of hometown flavor with the Tuesday afternoon signing of Manhattan High senior Kelsey Schroll.

  • Manhattan High School | October 12, 2014

    Manhattan beats JC to reclaim Silver Trophy

    Mhsfb trophy.phatch

    In a battle of stout defenses, the Manhattan High football team needed just a pair of touchdowns to stay undefeated and reclaim the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7.

  • Manhattan High School | October 12, 2014

    Lei, Fraley qualify for state at regional tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team will once again send two players to the state tournament in Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley after qualifying at the Wichita East regional on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | October 12, 2014

    MHS soccer blanks Topeka High, 2-0

    After an uninspiring effort in its win over Hayden on Tuesday, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team bounced back against the Topeka High Trojans Saturday afternoon in a makeup game following Thursday’s rain out.

  • Manhattan High School | October 12, 2014

    Indians compete at Haskell Invitational

    Every year, Manhattan head cross country coach Susan Melgares builds in a week of rest for many of her varsity athletes toward the end of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | October 12, 2014

    Indians take 5th at home invite

    Vball1.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team took fifth place in the Manhattan Invitational Saturday, dominating Junction City and Gardner-Edgerton in the consolation bracket easily.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2014

    Manhattan reclaims Silver Trophy, wins 16-7

    JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High football team reclaimed the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7 on a cold, rainy night in Junction City.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2014

    Coughlin working hard in backup role

    Mhs40.phatch

    A seldom-used running back buried on the depth chart, in some cases by talented underclassmen, Coughlin hasn’t had many chances to shine at the varsity level. He’s made the most of the two he’s gotten.

  • Manhattan High School | October 09, 2014

    Undefeated Indians looking to reclaim Silver Trophy

    In every year of the Joe Schartz era, Manhattan and Junction City have met on the gridiron in the final week of the regular season with much on the line.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • 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
    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.

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