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.
As the girls’ swimming season begins to heat up, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team is continuing to drop times and stay atop the team standings in most meets it competes in.
In its first two-day meet of the season, the Manhattan High track and field teams fared well in Emporia over the weekend.
Despite a soggy day for golf that included sporadic rain showers and a 30-minute lightning delay, Cole Dillon was on his game.
With weather putting the pinch on the Manhattan High boys’ tennis season, the Indians were forced to play in back-to-back tournaments this past weekend.
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.
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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