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Manhattan High Sports

  • 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.

  • Manhattan High School | December 17, 2015

    Indians take 3rd at home meet

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    The short-handed Manhattan High boys’ swim and dive team finished in third place among five teams on Wednesday at the KSU Natatorium in the team’s final meet before Christmas break.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2015

    Short-handed Indians go 4-1 at dual tournament

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    he sport of wrestling is unlike many others in that a long day of wrestling often begins before the sun comes up with weigh-ins, workouts and warm-ups all a part of the routine before ever taking the mat.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2015

    Indians sweep at Dodge City

    Both the Manhattan High girls’ and boys’ basketball teams won in a doubleheader sweep of Dodge City on the road Saturday evening, keeping each teams’ undefeated start intact in the process.

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2015

    Indians prepare for long trip to Dodge City

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    Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams at Manhattan High went to the Hays City Shootout last weekend and returned to the Little Apple with a tournament championship on their respective resumes.

  • Manhattan High School | December 10, 2015

    Indians take third at home-opener

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    Facing a pair of tough teams in its home opener on Wednesday, Jerry Carpenter knew his boys’ swimming and diving team would have its hands full.

  • Manhattan High School | December 09, 2015

    MHS swimmers ready for home opener

    As the Manhattan High boys’ swim team prepares for tonight’s home opener — a triangular with Lawrence High and Lawrence Free State — head coach Jerry Carpenter is stressing the basics with much of his young team.

  • Manhattan High School | December 06, 2015

    Indians take fifth in first tournament

    In its first tournament of the season, the Manhattan High wrestling team took fifth among 16 teams at the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational on Saturday, bringing home three second-place medals in the process.

  • Manhattan High School | December 06, 2015

    MHS sweeps team titles at Hays Shootout

    Both the Manhattan High boys’ and girls’ basketball teams managed to bring home team titles at the Hays City Shootout over the weekend as both squads won Saturday night in the championship round at Hays High School.

  • Manhattan High School | December 04, 2015

    MHS boys pull away in 2nd half of opener

    HAYS — For one quarter on Thursday night, Thomas More Prep was able to slow the game down enough to hang with the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team.

  • Manhattan High School | December 04, 2015

    MHS girls hold off late Monarch rally in win

    HAYS — With six minutes to play in the fourth quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took an 11-point lead — its largest of the game to that point — and seemed to be in control against Thomas More Prep Thursday night.

  • Manhattan High School | December 03, 2015

    MHS girls hang on to beat TMP, 56-47

    HAYS – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team held off a furious rally from Thomas More Prep in a season-opening 56-47 win in the quarterfinals of the Hays City Shootout.

  • Manhattan High School | December 03, 2015

    MHS boys pull away in 2nd half of opener

    HAYS – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team managed to overcome a slow start and run away with the game in the second half of a 69-53 win over Thomas More Prep in Thursday’s season opener at the Hays City Shootout.

  • Manhattan High School | December 03, 2015

    MHS wrestling geared up for season opener

    Manhattan will open the season with a home dual against Washburn Rural tonight at 6:30, giving Gonzales a first look at how his team will compete. The team is encouraging any Manhattan wrestling alumni to attend the dual.

  • Manhattan High School | December 02, 2015

    MHS girls working to replace 6 seniors

    Having only three girls with significant varsity experience back from last year’s senior-laden team, Scott Mall could use a slow start to the 2015-16 campaign. Instead, he gets the Hays City Shootout.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • 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.

  • MHS Soccer: senior day rout
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    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
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    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
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    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…
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    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

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

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
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    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
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    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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