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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | March 18, 2014

    Liotta signs to play for RiverHawks

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 16, 2014

    MHS girls fall short, finish 4th at state

    WICHITA — Following up a win in the state basketball tournament quarterfinals with two losses and a fourth-place medal is never the ideal ending.

  • Manhattan High School | March 16, 2014

    Indians lose to Maize, 42-35, in 6A semis

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 15, 2014

    Indians fall short in 6A 3rd-place game

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 14, 2014

    MHS girls fall in state semis

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2014

    Indians roll into semis

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    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.

  • Manhattan High School | March 12, 2014

    MHS girls roll to state semis

    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.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 11, 2014

    MHS, area teams ready for state runs

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    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had two main goals to start the season — win the Centennial League and get back to state.

  • Manhattan High School | March 09, 2014

    MHS girls state bound with win over Firebirds

    It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to the state tournament.

  • Manhattan High School | March 09, 2014

    MHS girls take 8th at state

    The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team, competing against some of the state’s best competition, finished in eighth place in Thursday’s Class 6A state bowling tournament in Wichita.

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2014

    MHS girls beat Free State, return to state

    It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to state.

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2014

    Indians end season with 63-60 OT loss

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    While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse.

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2014

    MHS boys fall to Trojans in OT

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home to Topeka High in overtime Thursday night in the sub-state semifinals, 63-60.

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2014

    MHS girls thump Southeast, 68-11, to open sub-state

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    There are times during the season where a blowout win is fairly useless.

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2014

    MHS girls rout W. Southeast

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced through to the sub-state finals with a 68-11 drubbing of Wichita Southeast at home Wednesday night.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
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    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
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    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
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    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
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    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
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    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
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    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…
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    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

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

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
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    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
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    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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