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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2014

    MHS boys beat Seaman, host Topeka at sub-state

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team held on to beat Seaman 62-51 Friday night, earning home-court advantage against Topeka High in the first round of sub-state this Thursday in the process.

  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2014

    Indians win Centennial League title

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong second half to beat Seaman and win the Centennial League title Friday night, 47-38.

  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2014

    MHS girls play for league title tonight

    It’s not often the Centennial League race comes down to a final game between unbeaten teams in a winner-take-all format.

  • Manhattan High School | February 27, 2014

    MHS ready for state wrestling

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    As tough a schedule as Manhattan High has wrestled, and as many tough weekend tournaments they’ve competed in this season, head coach Robert Gonzales knows this is the one that counts.

  • Manhattan High School | February 26, 2014

    Indians beat Hayden to set up title game

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    Taking a long season one game at a time is one of the most popular sports clichés of all time, but more often than not, it’s difficult to do.

  • Manhattan High School | February 26, 2014

    Hayden nips MHS boys for 63-61 win

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    Manhattan High boys’ co-interim coach Benji George told the team to prepare for Tuesday’s game against Hayden as if it would come down to the final possession.

  • Manhattan High School | February 26, 2014

    MHS bowling gears up for regionals

    In its final tuneup before regionals on Friday in Topeka, the Manhattan High bowling teams competed Tuesday at Junction City in a four-team event.

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    Hayden nips MHS boys

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s rally fell short in the fourth quarter, as Hayden held on for a 63-61 win Tuesday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    MHS girls beat Hayden

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a 20-point lead to halftime and held on against Hayden’s multiple rally attempts to win 49-37 Tuesday night and stay undefeated in Centennial League play.

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    A lot on the line for MHS vs. Hayden

    Three teams, one spot.

  • Manhattan High School | February 23, 2014

    Scots’ Darting interested in MHS job?

    TOPEKA — With basketball season still in full swing, Manhattan High athletic director Mike Marsh likely hasn’t begun seriously talking with any coaches about who will replace Tim Brooks as head coach of the boys’ basketball program.

  • Manhattan High School | February 23, 2014

    Indians’ rally falls short at Highland Park

    TOPEKA — More often than not, by the time the fourth quarter rolls around, Highland Park is on cruise control.

  • Manhattan High School | February 23, 2014

    MHS girls beat scrappy Scots, 44-30

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  • Manhattan High School | February 23, 2014

    MHS qualifies 12 wrestlers for state

    After more than a week since its last action on the mat and a trip to state on the line, the Manhattan High wrestling team put together a solid day from top to bottom at the Washburn Rural regional on Saturday.

  • Manhattan High School | February 23, 2014

    Beauregard leads the way at state

    It’s been five years since the last time a Manhattan High boys’ swimmer has reached the championship finals in each of his individual events at the Class 6A state swimming and diving meet.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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