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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | November 10, 2013

    MHS soccer finishes as state runner-up

    JUNCTION CITY — Regardless of sport or season, for every state champion, there is a runner-up.

  • Manhattan High School | November 10, 2013

    Indians rally for 5OT playoff win at Maize

    MAIZE — There was a point early in the fourth quarter when the emotions of Friday’s playoff football game against Maize almost got the best of the Manhattan Indians.

  • Manhattan High School | November 10, 2013

    MHS soccer upsets Olathe East on Friday

    JUNCTION CITY — It was 30 minutes after the game was over and Manhattan boys soccer head coach Frank Alonso still couldn’t believe how well his team played.

  • Manhattan High School | November 09, 2013

    MHS soccer team runner-up at state

    JUNCTION CITY—The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s season came to an end in Saturday’s Class 6A state soccer championship game, with the Indians dropping a tough match to Blue Valley Northwest, 2-0.

  • Manhattan High School | November 08, 2013

    MHS soccer advances to state title game

    By Brady Bauman JUNCTION CITY—It was 30 minutes after the game was over and Manhattan boys soccer head coach Frank Alonso still couldn’t believe how well his team played.

  • Manhattan High School | November 08, 2013

    Manhattan defeats Maize in 5OT thriller

    MAIZE — After struggling offensively most of the night, the Manhattan High football team completed a fourth-quarter comeback to force extra periods and ultimately win in the fifth overtime, 60-59.

  • Columns |Manhattan High School | November 08, 2013

    Guggisberg: Kansas high school football playoff system needs work

    Grant.phatch

    When it comes to KSHSAA’s district and playoff system for football, there’s a lot to dislike.

  • Manhattan High School | November 07, 2013

    MHS with six all-league volleyball players

    The Manhattan High volleyball team was well-represented on the 2013 All-Centennial League volleyball teams, with six girls honored, two of which made the first team.

  • Manhattan High School | November 06, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Dodge, makes state

    On a cold, blustery Tuesday night in western Kansas, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made history.

  • Manhattan High School | November 05, 2013

    MHS soccer advances to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team advanced to the state tournament later this week with a 1-0 win over Dodge City in Tuesday’s quarterfinals.

  • Columns |Manhattan High School | November 04, 2013

    Guggisberg: Indians’ title mark of pure dominance

    Grant.phatch

    LAWRENCE — I’ll be honest — I don’t consider myself all that knowledgeable when it comes to the sport of cross country.

  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    MHS dominates to win cross country title

    LAWRENCE — The scores hadn’t been tabulated, and the race hadn’t even ended yet.

  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    Indians clinch playoffs despite loss to Junction City

    Manhattan v. jc 3.phatch

    Friday’s rivalry matchup against Junction City felt like deja-vu for the Manhattan High football team.

  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    MHS girls 6th at state cross country

    LAWRENCE — With a sixth-place finish and a pair of individual medals in the Class 6A girls’ race, the Manhattan High girls’ cross country team made their coach proud on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.

  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    Indians’ volleyball season ends in pool play

    It wasn’t the storybook ending the team was hoping for, but the Manhattan High volleyball team had no reason to hang their heads after a tough series of matches at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka on Friday.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • 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
    Mhsvolleyball8.mercury

    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
    Mhs5 2pt.mercury

    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
    Mhs7.mercury

    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
    1.phatch

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

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    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
    Soccer1.phatch

    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
    Mhssoccer4.phatch

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

  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
    Fief.phatch

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.

  • Senior send-off
    Mhsbsb7.phatch

    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.

  • Hey, batter, batter…
    Bannister.phatch

    The Indians lost the first game of their doubleheader, 7-2, and the nightcap, 10-5.

  • Rivalry rarity
    Mhsbsb1.phatch

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights
    3.phatch

    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.

  • MHS Basketball: moving on
    3.phatch

    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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