Mike Sanchez knows the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team has to play well in both halves if it wants to beat most of the quality opponents on its schedule.
In Friday’s doubleheader with Hayden in Topeka, offense was not the issue for either team.
A day after winning the Salina South Invitational, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team traveled to Olathe to test themselves against many of the state’s best teams.
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.
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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