Thursday, June 30, 2016



Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | April 05, 2016

    Strong first half carries Tribe past Firebirds

    Mhs22.mercury

    In the first half of the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s win over Lawrence Free State Monday night, the Indians took just three shots on goal.

  • Manhattan High School | April 05, 2016

    Indians take 9th at SMNW

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took ninth place among 15 teams in a stacked meet at Shawnee’s Lake Quivira Country Club on Monday.

  • Manhattan High School | April 04, 2016

    MHS golf opens today at SMNW

    Replacing the production of a trio of four-year starters is difficult for any program, at any level, no matter what the sport. In high school golf, it means replacing half the team with players who have virtually no varsity experience.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    Trojans sweep MHS baseball opener

    The Manhattan High baseball team was swept in its season-opening doubleheader against Topeka High at the Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka Friday evening.

  • Manhattan High School | April 03, 2016

    Harper leads Indians in split with Trojans

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    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

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    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

    Jung 50free.mercury

    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

    3.mercury

    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

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    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

    Casper200relay.mercury

    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.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    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
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    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
    1.mercury

    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
    Mhs2.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    12.mercury

    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
    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.

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