While no team scores were recorded at Washburn Rural’s track meet on Thursday, that didn’t stop the Manhattan Indians from cleaning up in most events.
Top to bottom, the Manhattan High softball team has plenty of experience returning to the diamond this season.
Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess is ready to see his team in action.
Manhattan High swimming coach Jerry Carpenter knows the first meet after spring break is always a tough one.
When a team loses a sixth-place finisher at state in high school tennis, more often than not, regression is natural.
Along with nearly all of the spring sports this season, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team has struggled to get adequate practice time outside so far this year.
Tonight’s Manhattan High girls’ soccer home game against Wichita Trinity at Anneberg Park has been postponed due to weather.
Manhattan High girls’ swim coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team only scratched the surface of its potential in its first meet of the year on Thursday.
For the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team under second-year coach Mike Sanchez, maintaining a level of excellence is the primary goal this season.
After a 10th-place finish at state that included 80 team points and four medals, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team gets its season rolling today and Thursday at Emporia.
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.
The boys’ team moved into a tie for first place in the league standings with the T-Birds. The girls’ squad moved into a four-way tie for first place in the Centennial League standings
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