Friday, May 27, 2016

Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    Harper leads Indians in split with Trojans


    Manhattan’s Haleigh Harper made her varsity debut at shortstop defensively and batted in the leadoff spot in the lineup, showing quickly just how talented she is.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    MHS tennis wins Doubles Classic

    Competing at the Salina Central Doubles Classic on Saturday, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team edged the host team to win the event for the second straight season.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    MHS soccer loses at Trinity, 3-1

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team traveled to Wichita on Thursday, but couldn’t come up with a win against Trinity Academy in a 3-1 loss.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    Indians open season at Rural Invitational

    Though it happened a week later than the schedule suggested, the Manhattan High track and field teams finally opened its season on Thursday with a trip to Washburn Rural for a varsity meet.

  • Manhattan High School | April 01, 2016

    MHS baseball opens today at Topeka High


    Manhattan High head baseball coach Don Hess has been around long enough to know the difficulty in replacing a pitcher like Jesse Steinbring.

  • Manhattan High School | April 01, 2016

    Young Indians open today at home

    With just a pair of seniors and a single junior on the varsity team, most of the Indians taking the field today against Topeka High at Anneberg Park will be sophomores.

  • Manhattan High School | March 31, 2016

    Indians take 2nd at triangular meet

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    The Indians swam their third meet in the span of a week on Wednesday afternoon, taking second place in the triangular at the KSU Natatorium and finishing behind defending Class 6A state champion Lawrence Free State.

  • Manhattan High School | March 31, 2016

    Indians open track season on the road

    Most years by this point in the spring sports season, head track and field coach Jesse Woodard has seen most of his athletes compete at a meet and has a benchmark to work from for each athlete in each event.

  • Manhattan High School | March 30, 2016

    Indians rout Topeka West at Bishop


    On a blustery night with a seemingly constant 20 mile-per-hour south wind, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer co-captains chose wisely when they won the coin toss and opted to take the wind at their backs.

  • Manhattan High School | March 29, 2016

    Indians ready for follow-up to breakout season


    With a deep and talented roster, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team put together one of the best seasons in school history last spring, culminating in a sixth-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | March 26, 2016

    Late push fuels strong finish for MHS swimmers


    With four top-10 scoring performances in the final two events, the Indians hustled their way to a fifth-place finish in their second meet of the season and their first at the KSU Natatorium.

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 26, 2016

    Rock Creek’s Becker, Manhattan’s George top boys’ picks


    Though neither were honored with major awards from the Mercury last season, one could make the case that both Manhattan High head coach Benji George and Rock Creek leading scorer Carson Becker were quite deserving.

  • Manhattan High School | March 25, 2016

    MHS soccer opens season with 3-1 win

    While the final score doesn’t necessarily reflect it, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had its hands full against Topeka High in a 3-1 season-opening win on Thursday night.

  • Manhattan High School | March 25, 2016

    Indians finish 9th at Emporia Invitational

    A young and inexperienced Manhattan High girls’ swim team opened its season with a trip to the Emporia Invitational on Thursday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | March 24, 2016

    MHS swim team opens season today

    As the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team opens the spring season today in Emporia, the Indians will do so without the help of many of its top swimmers from last year.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem

    Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.

  • Finishing strong

    The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.

  • Goal frenzy

    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.

  • Aced

    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time

    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.

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38

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

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56

    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

    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

    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

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff

    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

    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

    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

    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

    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised

    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

    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

    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.


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