The state swim meet is a lot like track, in that for a majority of the athletes involved, winning the race is near impossible.
Facing a Centennial League full of good bowling teams, the Manhattan High bowlers had a tough day at the Gage Center in Topeka.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team will face perhaps its toughest test of the season Friday night.
Ask anyone who knows him, and you’ll find out quickly that Jordan DeLoach is a smart kid.
JUNCTION CITY — Locked in a defensive struggle all night long, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team needed a lift on offense.
JUNCTION CITY — Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks insists he doesn’t harp on free-throw shooting at practice.
The Manhattan High bowling teams competed in the Shawnee Heights Invitational on Monday at Gage Bowl in Topeka.
When the calendar rolls to February during the high school basketball season, sometimes finding motivation to keep rowing the boat can be tough.
Friday night’s rematch between the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team and Shawnee Heights started to look awfully familiar as the game went on.
While they improved over last year’s fourth-place finish, the Manhattan Indians didn’t have enough depth to challenge Washburn Rural at the Centennial League meet.
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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