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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    Manhattan to host Blue Jays tonight

    It’s not surprising Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coach Benji George might point to a lack of focus as the reason for the team’s current two-game slide in Centennial League play.

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS boys’ bowling takes 2nd

    With more than a week off since their last meet, the Manhattan High bowling teams showed a little rust Monday afternoon at the Shawnee Heights Quadrangular at Gage Bowl.

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2014

    MHS JV wrestlers take first

    The Manhattan High JV wrestling team took two teams out west to Lincoln this past week for a high school tournament among smaller schools, with the first team winning handily and the second team taking fourth.

  • Manhattan High School | February 16, 2014

    MHS girls ease past T-Birds, still perfect in league

    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall didn’t want his team to underestimate the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 16, 2014

    T-Birds get season sweep of MHS boys

    Minus the first quarter, Manhattan basically played Shawnee Heights even the rest of the night on the road.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    T-Birds beat Indians, 69-58

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t get over the hump against Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night, capping a long week with a 69-58 loss to the Thunderbirds.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS girls ease past Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed unbeaten in Centennial League play with a 43-31 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS’ Nowlin invited to Shrine Bowl

    Manhattan High senior Brandon Nowlin, a talented player on both sides of the ball for the football team this fall as well as a dedicated thrower during track season, will get one more chance to put on a Manhattan High football helmet for a game.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Two Manhattan High soccer players sign

    Two members of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that finished as the best team in school history and the state runner-up in the fall signed letters of intent Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Indians gear up for Thunderbirds

    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall doesn’t want to see history repeat itself.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Brooks resigns as basketball coach

    The Tim Brooks era at Manhattan High is over.

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2014

    MHS officials still silent on Brooks’ fate

    Officials continued to decline comment Thursday on the situation of Tim Brooks, who remains suspended from his job as the boys’ basketball coach at Manhattan High School.

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2014

    Indians fall in final wrestling dual

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Topeka Wednesday night for a dual with Seaman, but came up just short in a 33-25 loss.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2014

    MHS girls rout visiting Chargers

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    Coming into Tuesday’s matchup against Topeka West, Manhattan head coach Scott Mall was hoping his team would get the chance to lead comfortably and work on things that until now, had only been utilized in practice.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2014

    Topeka West hands MHS boys home loss

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    Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coaches Benji George and Shane Sieben haven’t been in charge long, but they’ve noticed a disturbing trend early in games.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
    1.mercury

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

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
    1.mercury

    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
    Govind.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    3.phatch

    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
    3.phatch

    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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