With the weather finally cooperating as the tennis season starts to wind down, the Manhattan High boys’ team traveled to Emporia for the Centennial League meet on Monday.
The wet, unpredictable spring weather has led to the reshuffling of many sports contests for Manhattan High and the other Kansas schools.
The Manhattan High softball team scored a huge doubleheader sweep at league-leading and previously undefeated Topeka Seaman on Monday.
Against the league’s top teams, the Manhattan High baseball team has struggled this year.
Last week’s trip to the Topeka High Invitational gave the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team a good chance to see some of the competition they’ll face in the coming weeks.
So much for the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team not scoring goals.
Despite less-than-ideal weather conditions, the Manhattan High boys’ track team was able to pull out a team victory at the Seaman Relays in Topeka on Friday.
While the Manhattan High softball team ended up postponing its doubleheader against Emporia, the baseball team completed its double header on Friday evening, sweeping the Spartans in a pair of games at Soden’s Field.
Cold and rainy conditions have become something of a theme for the Manhattan High boys’ golf team.
As it turns out, winning individual events isn’t everything for the Manhattan High swim team.
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.
After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.
The boys’ team moved into a tie for first place in the league standings with the T-Birds. The girls’ squad moved into a four-way tie for first place in the Centennial League standings
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