After taking a 48-0 halftime lead, Manhattan breezed past Topeka West on Friday night at Bishop Stadium, winning in a shutout, 76-0.
Playing in a dual with Junction City at City Park on Thursday, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team won 6-3 to build momentum for Monday’s trip to the Centennial League meet in Emporia.
If you ask Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz about Jonah Webber, he’ll say there’s not a lot the senior can’t do on a football field.
Throughout most of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team has relied on its top three golfers to earn medals at tournaments.
In the past, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso might have been more upset with his team after a low-intensity effort in a meaningful league match.
With just two short weeks until district games start, the Manhattan High football team has been working hard on fixing its biggest deficiencies.
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team battled through the second leg of its busy week on Tuesday in Lawrence, tying for fourth place in the Lawrence High Invitational.
The last time the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team played a match at Bishop Stadium, every pass, every deflection, every save mattered.
After a third-place finish on Monday in Emporia, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday to compete in the 12-team Topeka West Invitational.
For much of the season, Kelsey McCarthy hasn’t played up to her capabilities for the Manhattan High girls’ golf team.
For a variety of scheduling reasons, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team hadn’t been tested against true top-level competition entering Monday’s trip to Emporia.
The Manhattan High football parent group will be hosting its their annual BBQ event on Friday for the Indians’ homecoming game against Topeka West.
Two Manhattan boys earned top placings at a Missouri Valley Tennis Association tournament this past weekend in Wichita.
After a poll at number 2 behind Wichita North, the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team is back at the top of the coaches poll after back-to-back wins at the Southern Stampede in Joplin, Mo.
TOPEKA — Through three games this season, the defensive unit has outshined all the others for the Manhattan High football team.
The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.
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.
The Indians defeated Paola (57-18), Smith Center (39-33), Shawnee Heights (49-21) and the Manhattan “B” team (60-6).
With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.
The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.
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.
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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