Tuesday, May 31, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    MHS swimmers compete at Olathe Invitational

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team faced the toughest field it will see all season outside of the Class 6A state meet in a trip to the Olathe Invitational Friday evening.

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    Indians split at Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High baseball team traveled to Shawnee Heights for a doubleheader against the Thunderbirds on Friday, splitting the two-game set to move to 3-3 on the season.

  • Manhattan High School | April 10, 2016

    MHS boys win, girls finish 2nd at Lansing Invitational

    The Manhattan High track and field teams switched things up this year on the schedule, opting to travel a bit further to the east for a meet with different competition.

  • Manhattan High School | April 08, 2016

    Late goal leads Tribe past Rural

    Soc1.mercury

    This team’s seniors were in seventh grade the last time Manhattan beat the Junior Blues in girls’ soccer, leaving plenty of motivation for Thursday night’s Centennial League showdown at Bishop Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | April 08, 2016

    MHS golf 4th at Rural Invite

    Playing in blustery conditions with winds gusting over 40 miles per hour, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place at the Wamego Country Club playing in the Washburn Rural Invitational on Thursday.

  • Manhattan High School | April 08, 2016

    Indians compete at Salina South Invite

    A portion of the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team made the trip west to Salina on Thursday for the Salina South Invitational, taking fifth place among six teams.

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2016

    Indians win Washburn Rural quad

    Despite another blustery day, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Washburn Rural on Tuesday afternoon and won the quadrangular meet, defeating Topeka High and Topeka West and splitting with Rural.

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2016

    Indians run-rule Wichita East in sweep

    Mhsbsb1.mercury

    After a disappointing season-opening doubleheader last week at Topeka High, Manhattan High head baseball coach Don Hess was hoping his team would rebound well in Tuesday’s home opener against Wichita East.

  • Manhattan High School | April 05, 2016

    Strong first half carries Tribe past Firebirds

    Mhs22.mercury

    In the first half of the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s win over Lawrence Free State Monday night, the Indians took just three shots on goal.

  • Manhattan High School | April 05, 2016

    Indians take 9th at SMNW

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took ninth place among 15 teams in a stacked meet at Shawnee’s Lake Quivira Country Club on Monday.

  • Manhattan High School | April 04, 2016

    MHS golf opens today at SMNW

    Replacing the production of a trio of four-year starters is difficult for any program, at any level, no matter what the sport. In high school golf, it means replacing half the team with players who have virtually no varsity experience.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    Trojans sweep MHS baseball opener

    The Manhattan High baseball team was swept in its season-opening doubleheader against Topeka High at the Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka Friday evening.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    Harper leads Indians in split with Trojans

    Mhs3.mercury

    Manhattan’s Haleigh Harper made her varsity debut at shortstop defensively and batted in the leadoff spot in the lineup, showing quickly just how talented she is.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    MHS tennis wins Doubles Classic

    Competing at the Salina Central Doubles Classic on Saturday, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team edged the host team to win the event for the second straight season.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    MHS soccer loses at Trinity, 3-1

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team traveled to Wichita on Thursday, but couldn’t come up with a win against Trinity Academy in a 3-1 loss.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.

  • Finishing strong
    Mhsbsb3

    The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.

  • Goal frenzy
    1.mercury

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • 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.

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