JUNCTION CITY — Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wasn’t sure what to expect out of the Junction City Blue Jays and first-year coach Nate Parks Friday night.
JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got a hard-fought win on the road against rival Junction City Friday night, winning a nailbiter 35-32.
JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won comfortably Friday night against rival Junction City, 63-43, to stay undefeated in Centennial League play.
After dropping a winnable game at Hayden on Tuesday night, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks delivered a warning to his players.
After weeks of tough practices without any external competition, the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team got back into the swing of things Wednesday afternoon at the KSU Natatorium.
TOPEKA — Manhattan’s High’s Savannah Roberts hasn’t had many opportunities for glory with the game on the line in her young career.
TOPEKA — Following his team’s second defeat in as many tries, Manhattan High head coach Tim Brooks was clearly unhappy with his team Tuesday night.
The Manhattan Indian Bowling team competed Tuesday at the Hayden Baker Tournament at Westridge Lanes in Topeka, with the girls winning the championship and the boys finishing in second.
TOPEKA—The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost on the road, 54-46, Tuesday night to the Hayden Wildcats.
TOPEKA—The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team handed the Hayden Wildcats their first loss of the season Tuesday night, winning a nailbiter 51-49 on the road.
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.
The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.
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.
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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