After finishing last season among the state’s final eight teams in Class 6A with just one senior in the starting lineup, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had a lot to look forward to in 2016.
The Flint Hills were well represented on this year’s all-state basketball ballots, with 18 area players making the list of the state’s best.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team landed three players on the all-Centennial League teams, which were voted on by the league’s coaches and released Monday.
After securing its second straight Centennial League title this season, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team swept the three major awards doled out by the league’s coaches on Tuesday.
Lots of things went wrong for the Tribe in Friday’s 37-25 loss to Derby in its Class 6A sub-state final, but poor shooting numbers were the biggest culprit as the Indians set a new season low for points in their season-ending loss.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had been battling from behind all night and the hot-shooting Aces from Wichita East had their biggest lead of the game on yet another 3-pointer.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team ended its season with a 71-61 loss to Wichita East in its Class 6A sub-state final Saturday night, despite making a solid rally attempt in the fourth quarter.
DERBY – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team saw its season come to an end Friday night in a 37-25 loss to Derby in its Class 6A sub-state final.
But unlike last year, the Indians knocked down some shots, opened things up in the third quarter and got out in transition to cruise past Washburn Rural, ultimately winning 56-39.
Manhattan’s Dustin Wichman, the lone representative from Manhattan High at the Class 6A state bowling meet at Wichita’s Northrock Lanes, brought home a fifth-place medal Thursday.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball overcame one of its worst halves of the season en route to a 56-39 win in its Class 6A sub-state opener Thursday night.
In basketball, when you draw the defensive assignment against your opponent’s best player and allow her to score 27 points, you don’t usually get praised for your effort. But Topeka High’s Adrianna Henderson is not your average player.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got past a pesky Topeka High Trojans team on Wednesday night, winning 68-55, to advance in the Class 6A sub-state tournament.
In typical fashion, after all the stars aligned on Friday to potentially steal away the No. 3 seed from Lawrence Free State, the Firebirds won Saturday’s coin toss and delegated the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team right back into the 4 vs. 5 game at this week’s sub-state tournament.
For the first time in 27 years, Joyce Allen won’t be coaching tennis at Manhattan High School.
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.
The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.
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.
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.
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