Manhattan swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows the Olathe Invitational is one of the deepest meets his team will see all season.
There’s no doubt Manhattan High baseball head coach Don Hess was happy with the way his team started both games in Friday night’s doubleheader with Shawnee Heights at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex.
Outside of a 10-minute stretch toward the end of the first half, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team played an even match against Washburn Rural in Topeka on Thursday. But the Junior Blues capitalized on a pair of Manhattan mistakes.
Playing in the Washburn Rural Invitational at the Wamego Country Club on Thursday, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team finished tied for second place along with Lenexa’s St. James Academy.
Just three days after slaying one giant, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took down another on Tuesday.
After last Friday’s season opener was postponed due to soggy fields at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex, the Manhattan High baseball team instead opened its season on the road at Wichita East on Tuesday, sweeping the Blue Aces.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team opened the 2015 season with a win at the Salina Central Invitational on Monday, edging out Seaman by three strokes to come away with the team title.
In the first full-blown varsity tournament of the young season, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team won in dominating fashion at the Mustang Doubles Classic in Salina Saturday.
For the last three seasons, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team has featured a consistency in the varsity lineup not typically seen at the high school level.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team won its third game of the season Thursday night with a 3-0 victory over Wichita Trinity at Bishop Stadium.
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.
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.
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