On a blustery day in Salina, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team managed to win despite playing their best golf.
Despite not being at full strength, the Manhattan High track and field teams swept the top team honors in the Topeka Relays at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka on Friday.
It was four events and four wins for Manhattan High swimmer Mariah Scipio.
Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks will host a pair of camps in the coming months for area youth.
When the Washburn Rural and Manhattan High girls’ soccer teams get together on the pitch, the typical result is a hotly contested game.
While Salina Central may have started the game with the opening kick, it didn’t take long for the Indians to get into a groove.
The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team traveled to Topeka for a quadrangular meet at Washburn Rural on Tuesday, taking second place as a team.
When the Manhattan High boys’ golf team takes to the course today to start its season, it will have what many teams envy — young talent.
The Manhattan High softball team opened the 2013 season with a split at Topeka High on Friday, winning the first game 8-7 in eight innings and losing the second 6-5 in a pair of back-and-forth games.
Manhattan High boys’ tennis coach Chuck Kipp is still figuring out which of his varsity players will make the best doubles teams.
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.
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.
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