When Junction City and Manhattan meet, you can usually throw records out the window and forget about the series history.
With weather postponing play at the Class 6A tennis regional in Wichita originally scheduled for last Friday, players from each of the eight participating schools had an extra weekend to prepare for postseason tennis.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team finally had the right weather on Monday.
The Manhattan High baseball team pummeled the visiting Highland Park Scots in the Indians’ final home doubleheader of the regular season Monday afternoon at Norvell Field, 19-4 and 17-0.
The Manhattan High boys’ golf team has a busy week to close out the regular season.
With the calendar shift to May, the track and field season shifts gears as athletes begin to prepare for the most important meets of the season.
While losing is never ideal, Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez was pleased with the test his team received Friday in Topeka against Hayden.
Cold temperatures and precipitation earlier in the day didn’t stop the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team from traveling to Topeka to play Highland Park on Thursday afternoon.
After one doubleheader’s worth of beautiful spring weather this week, Wednesday’s schedule was back to the usual for the Manhattan High baseball team.
It was an interesting senior day at the KSU Natatorium on Wednesday.
Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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