Two of Manhattan High’s top girls’ swimmers made their college decisions official at signing ceremonies in the last week.
Playing at full strength in an eight-team tournament in Salina, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team put together a solid performance from start to finish, winning the tournament in the process.
It was a relatively short trip, but the 30-minute drive to Junction City was still enough to change the routine of the Manhattan High baseball team on Tuesday.
After a largely lackluster performance, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team escaped with a win against Topeka High on the road Tuesday evening.
After postponing last week because of cold and rainy conditions, competitors at the Manhattan Country Club faced different adversity on Monday at the rescheduled Manhattan Invitational.
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Two Manhattan High basketball players and one volleyball player made their college choices official last Wednesday in a pair of ceremonies at the MHS West campus.
Behind an aggressive offensive attack, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team defeated Seaman, 4-0, on Friday night at Bishop Stadium.
After last week’s postponement due to cold temperatures and snow in the forecast, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team will once again attempt to host its Manhattan Invitational Monday afternoon.
While much of the Manhattan High track and field team competed on Tuesday in Great Bend, the rest of the Indians competed this weekend in Lawrence at the KU Relays.
It was a night of wild endings for the Manhattan High baseball team in a road doubleheader with Shawnee Heights Friday night.
The Manhattan High swimming and diving team has reached the portion of its season where the volume of its workouts continues to rise and athletes must battle through fatigue both in practice and on race days.
In one of the team’s few non-league contests of the year, the Manhattan High softball team traveled to Rossville Tuesday afternoon, but were swept in a doubleheader, 1-0 and 7-3.
Any time you can win 11 matches in a quadrangular tennis meet, it’s a good day.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team got a win over the Emporia Spartans behind a big offensive night from Kelsey Schroll Tuesday.
The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.
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.
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.
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