Coming off an appearance at state last season, Manhattan girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has set the team’s goals just as high this year.
Three Manhattan High wrestlers will make the trip to Virginia Beach, Va.
As the spring sports’ season gets underway, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team will stay busy this week.
With high school basketball season in the rearview mirror, the Centennial League boys’ basketball coaches announced their all-league selections Tuesday night, with four Manhattan players honored.
Despite gearing up for his final baseball season at Manhattan High, senior Josh Mullin made his college choice official last week, choosing to wrestle at Ottawa University.
One of Manhattan High’s four senior football captains made his college decision official last week, signing a letter of intent with Kansas Wesleyan in front of family and friends at Manhattan High’s West Campus.
While two of his teammates made their college choices official in February, Manhattan High boys’ soccer player Matt Liotta was still mulling his options to play at the next level.
WICHITA — Following up a win in the state basketball tournament quarterfinals with two losses and a fourth-place medal is never the ideal ending.
WICHITA — Manhattan High head coach Scott Mall knows his team didn’t play its best basketball in Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal loss to Maize, 42-35.
WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team rallied hard in the final minutes against Olathe South, but came up short against the Falcons 56-53 in the consolation game at the Class 6A state basketball tournament Saturday afternoon.
WICHITA – Facing a tough defensive team in the Maize Eagles, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost 42-35 in the Class 6A state semifinals in Wichita Friday afternoon at Koch Arena.
WICHITA — It’s safe to say no one on the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team remembers the last time the Indians made it this far at state.
WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won their state opener 55-39 over Shawnee Mission West to advance to the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had two main goals to start the season — win the Centennial League and get back to state.
It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to the state tournament.
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.
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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