The last time the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team played a match at Bishop Stadium, every pass, every deflection, every save mattered.
After a third-place finish on Monday in Emporia, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday to compete in the 12-team Topeka West Invitational.
For much of the season, Kelsey McCarthy hasn’t played up to her capabilities for the Manhattan High girls’ golf team.
For a variety of scheduling reasons, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team hadn’t been tested against true top-level competition entering Monday’s trip to Emporia.
The Manhattan High football parent group will be hosting its their annual BBQ event on Friday for the Indians’ homecoming game against Topeka West.
Two Manhattan boys earned top placings at a Missouri Valley Tennis Association tournament this past weekend in Wichita.
After a poll at number 2 behind Wichita North, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is back at the top of the coaches poll after back-to-back wins at the Southern Stampede in Joplin, Mo.
TOPEKA — Through three games this season, the defensive unit has outshined all the others for the Manhattan High football team.
Facing Highland Park on the road, the Manhattan High football team won in a rout, 63-6 on Friday night in Topeka.
Even at the high-school level, the average defensive lineman weighs more than 200 pounds.
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.
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.
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