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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | February 21, 2014

    MHS teams play at Highland Park tonight

    With the top seed at sub-state locked up and a tough pair of games on the slate next week in the Centennial League race, it would be easy for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to overlook Highland Park tonight on the road.

  • Manhattan High School | February 20, 2014

    Beauregard, ready for state swimming

    At the high-school level, guys that grow up playing football and basketball rarely give it all up to try their luck at competitive swimming.

  • Manhattan High School | February 19, 2014

    Indians score 94 in rout

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    When Manhattan High and Junction City met in January, the game turned into a slow, methodical, defensive game, with the Indians squeaking out a 35-32 win.

  • Manhattan High School | February 19, 2014

    MHS girls rout Blue Jays, clinch top seed

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    For a brief couple of minutes in the first quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team looked like it might have its hands full against Junction City.

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS boys rout Junction City

    Using a quick start and a strong second half, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team won in dominant fashion, 94-65, against Junction City Tuesday night that was nothing like the January meeting between the schools.

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS girls rout Blue Jays

    Manhattan High started slow, but finished in a big way, routing the visiting Junction City Blue Jays 71-21 to stay undefeated in Centennial League play and also clinch the top seed at sub-state in early March.

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    Manhattan to host Blue Jays tonight

    It’s not surprising Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coach Benji George might point to a lack of focus as the reason for the team’s current two-game slide in Centennial League play.

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS boys’ bowling takes 2nd

    With more than a week off since their last meet, the Manhattan High bowling teams showed a little rust Monday afternoon at the Shawnee Heights Quadrangular at Gage Bowl.

  • Manhattan High School | February 17, 2014

    MHS JV wrestlers take first

    The Manhattan High JV wrestling team took two teams out west to Lincoln this past week for a high school tournament among smaller schools, with the first team winning handily and the second team taking fourth.

  • Manhattan High School | February 16, 2014

    MHS girls ease past T-Birds, still perfect in league

    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall didn’t want his team to underestimate the Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 16, 2014

    T-Birds get season sweep of MHS boys

    Minus the first quarter, Manhattan basically played Shawnee Heights even the rest of the night on the road.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    T-Birds beat Indians, 69-58

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t get over the hump against Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night, capping a long week with a 69-58 loss to the Thunderbirds.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS girls ease past Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed unbeaten in Centennial League play with a 43-31 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS’ Nowlin invited to Shrine Bowl

    Manhattan High senior Brandon Nowlin, a talented player on both sides of the ball for the football team this fall as well as a dedicated thrower during track season, will get one more chance to put on a Manhattan High football helmet for a game.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Two Manhattan High soccer players sign

    Two members of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that finished as the best team in school history and the state runner-up in the fall signed letters of intent Thursday afternoon.

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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