Thursday, May 5, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | March 24, 2016

    MHS soccer replacing more than just Fiser

    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.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 23, 2016

    Area players make all-state

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 22, 2016

    Indians land 3 on all-league teams

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 15, 2016

    Indians sweep league awards

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2016

    Panthers end MHS girls’ season

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2016

    Indians fall short of state goal in loss to East

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    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2016

    MHS boys fall short vs. East in sub-state final

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 04, 2016

    MHS girls lose at Derby to end season

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 04, 2016

    Strong 3rd quarter pushes Indians past Rural

    Mhs20.mercury

    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 High School | March 04, 2016

    MHS’ Wichman earns medal at state bowling

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 03, 2016

    MHS boys beat Rural, advance to sub-state final

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 03, 2016

    MHS girls advance to sub-state final

    3.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 02, 2016

    MHS girls beat Trojans, advance to sub-state final

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 02, 2016

    MHS girls ready for T-High rematch

    Mhsgirls22.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 02, 2016

    Kelly to step in for Allen as boys’ tennis coach

    For the first time in 27 years, Joyce Allen won’t be coaching tennis at Manhattan High School.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
    Mhs2.mercury

    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
    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.

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