You don’t have to be a basketball expert to know that converting 70 percent of your shots over the course of an entire game leads to good results.
Manhattan High girls’ basketball senior Darby Price has been good this year for the Indians, but through three games, had yet to have a complete game.
Manhattan had two goals for the first portion of the season, which ended with Friday night’s 66-35 win over Emporia.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season to beat the Emporia Spartans 66-40 in a game that was never close.
The Manhattan High swimming and diving team took to the pool for the final meet before Christmas break, and ended the semester on a high note, winning the five-team meet on Wednesday at the KSU Natatorium.
Manhattan High entered the final match of its dual with Abilene down one point with both teams vying for second place at the Manhattan Dual Tournament.
Two days, two games, two blowout wins.
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Manhattan native Brock Everett will appear on Dan Patrick’s cable television show on Monday.
One led his team on the football field, accounting for 34 touchdowns, while the other led his team from the sidelines, winning eight games and capturing another Centennial League.
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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