Monday, November 30, 2015

Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | September 22, 2015

    MHS JV soccer defeats Thunderbirds, 4-1

    The Manhattan High JV boys’ soccer team defeated the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds, 4-1, last week at the Bettis Family Sports Complex in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | September 20, 2015

    Schumacher leads Hayden past Indians, 21-14


    TOPEKA — If not for two plays by Connor Schumacher Friday night at Hayden, the Manhattan High football team might still be undefeated.

  • Manhattan High School | September 19, 2015

    MHS volleyball wins consolation bracket at Hayden

    The Manhattan High volleyball team shook off a pair of close losses in pool play at the Hayden Invitational Saturday, rattling off three straight wins to close out their day and take fifth place.

  • Manhattan High School | September 19, 2015

    MHS girls win at Southern Stampede

    Last year, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team had two top-10 finishers at the Southern Stampede cross country invitational on the campus of Missouri Southern in Joplin, Mo. The 2015 girls’ team managed to one-up that Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | September 18, 2015

    Manhattan falls at Hayden, 21-14

    TOPEKA – The Manhattan High football team suffered its first loss of the season Friday night, falling 21-14 in a low-scoring affair at Hayden.

  • Manhattan High School | September 18, 2015

    Versatile Chen helping Indians any way he can


    For many teams, the fullback position is typically reserved for a bigger athlete who can do the job of an offensive lineman, a linebacker and a running back all in the same series if needed.

  • Manhattan High School | September 17, 2015

    Indians ready for Hayden


    With a trip to Hayden looming on Friday, the Indians are gearing up for the toughest test of their young season as they prepare to face the perennial Class 4A powerhouse.

  • Manhattan High School | September 16, 2015

    MHS sweeps Rossville, Clay Center


    The Manhattan volleyball team made quick work of its opponents in a triangular home meet with Rossville and Clay Center Tuesday night, winning in straight sets in both matches.

  • Manhattan High School | September 16, 2015

    T-Birds stun Indians in final minutes

    Shawnee Heights blitzed Manhattan in the final seven minutes of the match, getting a pair of goals to quickly turn the game around and steal a win against the Indians, 2-1.

  • Manhattan High School | September 16, 2015

    MHS tennis takes 2nd at home quad

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    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team finished in second place in a home quad featuring Washburn Rural, Junction City and Marysville Tuesday afternoon at City Park.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    Indians rout Vikings with strong first half


    It’s been a great two weeks for Manhattan High’s Ian Trapp. In two starts at quarterback for the Indians, the junior transfer from Ellsworth has scored nine touchdowns, rushed for more than 300 yards and shown he has an accurate and strong arm.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    MHS boys take 2nd at Emporia

    A shorthanded group of Manhattan High cross country runners made their way to Emporia Saturday to compete in the Emporia Invitational, with the boys’ team taking second place overall.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    Indians fall in Titan Classic championship

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew it would have its hands full against the top-ranked team in the state, the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints, in the championship game of the Titan Classic on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | September 13, 2015

    Manhattan volleyball takes second at Olathe South Invitational

    It’s not often you miss out on the championship game but still manage a second-place finish at a volleyball tournament, but that’s what happened to Manhattan High on Saturday in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2015

    Manhattan routs Seaman, 49-21

    The Manhattan High football team picked up right where it left off in last week’s dominant win, defeating the Seaman Vikings 49-21 in a game that was never close.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Soccer: manhattan High 4, Derby High 0

    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

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
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    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

    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

    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

    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

    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised

    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

    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

    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off

    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…

    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

  • Rivalry rarity

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights

    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.

  • MHS Basketball: moving on

    Thursday’s semifinal was more of a formality than anything, as the Indians pounded the Golden Buffaloes in their sub-state opener.

  • MHS Basketball: Sudden Ending

    After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.

  • Hello, first place

    The boys’ team moved into a tie for first place in the league standings with the T-Birds. The girls’ squad moved into a four-way tie for first place in the Centennial League standings

  • Girls basketball: Manhattan 56, Topeka West 31

    The Indians had to overcome a slow start that saw Manhattan (11-3, 5-2 Centennial) lead 21-12 at halftime but double its scoring total in the third quarter.


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