The Manhattan High softball team used a dominating performance in the first game and a comeback win in the second game to record their first sweep of the season on Friday.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t convert many goals on Friday, but it did manage to score the only one it needed against Wichita East.
While most of the Manhattan High track and field team spent the weekend in Emporia at a two-day meet, several members of the team instead traveled to Lawrence for the KU Relays.
It may not have been the senior season she was hoping for, but Elayna Spilker got a happy ending anyway.
The Manhattan High softball team experienced the highs and lows in its doubleheader at Junction City on Tuesday.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team fell to Blue Valley West 2-1 in two overtimes Tuesday night in Anneberg Park.
On a cold, breezy day at City Park, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team won its only home quad of the year on Monday afternoon.
Facing a quick turnaround from last week’s home meet on Wednesday, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team still had enough in the tank to win on Monday.
Monday was a long night for the Manhattan High softball team.
The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Shawnee Heights on Friday and lost two competitive games in the doubleheader.
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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