Manhattan High senior Savannah Roberts made her college choice official on Friday, signing her letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Central Missouri.
The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took second place among 12 teams at the Topeka High Invitational Monday.
An already-large group of newcomers to the Kansas State men’s basketball team got bigger Friday morning as Manhattan High senior Pierson McAtee accepted head coach Bruce Weber’s invitation to join the program as a walk-on.
Though the Vikings (10-0) strung together a few hits to start the inning, Manhattan was still in good shape down by one with two outs. Then came senior Payton Summers’ at-bat.
Despite playing with leads in each game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Seaman, the Manhattan High baseball team was swept by the Vikings, losing 7-4 in Game 1 and 6-4 in the nightcap.
After a lengthy layoff from competition, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team got back in action, winning the Salina South Invitational on Thursday.
After a 10-day layoff from competition, the Manhattan High baseball team shook off its rust in a doubleheader sweep of Highland Park on Tuesday afternoon at Norvell Field.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took first place by a wide margin at Monday’s Topeka High Invitational at Lake Shawnee in Topeka.
Normally the more aggressive team on the soccer pitch, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team found itself on its heels much of the night against Hayden on Tuesday.
The Manhattan High softball team got its first sweep of the young season, winning a pair of games against Highland Park on Tuesday at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka.
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.
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.
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