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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2014

    MHS girls set for Rural rematch

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got one of its toughest league tests against Washburn Rural just two short weeks ago.

  • Manhattan High School | January 19, 2014

    Late defense preserves MHS boys’ win over Blue Jays

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    JUNCTION CITY — It certainly wasn’t pretty, but Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks didn’t seem to mind Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 19, 2014

    Indians have no trouble with Junction City, win 63-43

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    JUNCTION CITY — Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wasn’t sure what to expect out of the Junction City Blue Jays and first-year coach Nate Parks Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2014

    MHS boys win nailbiter, 35-32

    JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got a hard-fought win on the road against rival Junction City Friday night, winning a nailbiter 35-32.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2014

    MHS girls beat Junction City

    JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won comfortably Friday night against rival Junction City, 63-43, to stay undefeated in Centennial League play.

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2014

    Indians prep for rivalry matchup

    After dropping a winnable game at Hayden on Tuesday night, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Tim Brooks delivered a warning to his players.

  • Manhattan High School | January 16, 2014

    Indians win home meet

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    After weeks of tough practices without any external competition, the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team got back into the swing of things Wednesday afternoon at the KSU Natatorium.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    MHS girls rally past Hayden

    TOPEKA — Manhattan’s High’s Savannah Roberts hasn’t had many opportunities for glory with the game on the line in her young career.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    Hayden downs MHS boys

    TOPEKA — Following his team’s second defeat in as many tries, Manhattan High head coach Tim Brooks was clearly unhappy with his team Tuesday night.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    MHS bowlers finish well in Topeka

    The Manhattan Indian Bowling team competed Tuesday at the Hayden Baker Tournament at Westridge Lanes in Topeka, with the girls winning the championship and the boys finishing in second.

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Hayden beats MHS boys, 54-46

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost on the road, 54-46, Tuesday night to the Hayden Wildcats.

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    MHS girls hand Hayden first loss

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team handed the Hayden Wildcats their first loss of the season Tuesday night, winning a nailbiter 51-49 on the road.

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Indians face big road test at Hayden

    While the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got its toughest test of the season against Shawnee Heights last Friday, the girls’ team won in a rout.

  • Manhattan High School | January 12, 2014

    Bowling looking to return to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ bowling team kicked off the start of its season by traveling to Wichita to compete in Bishop Carroll’s annual invitational to start the year using the Baker format for scoring.

  • Manhattan High School | January 12, 2014

    Manhattan wrestling team wins Salina Invitational

    Behind nine medalists, five in the finals and two individual champions, the Manhattan High wrestling team won the 24th annual Salina South Invitational on Saturday, finishing ahead of rival Junction City.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
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    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
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    Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.

  • Finishing strong
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    The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.

  • Goal frenzy
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    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
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    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.

  • Aced
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    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
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    In a dogfight with Washburn Rural on Friday night and in desperate need of a game-tying bucket, Manhattan worked hard to get quality shots.

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
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    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
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    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.

  • MHS Wrestling: Making the grade
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    The Indians defeated Paola (57-18), Smith Center (39-33), Shawnee Heights (49-21) and the Manhattan “B” team (60-6).

  • Soccer: manhattan High 4, Derby High 0
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    With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.

  • Rivalry thriller
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    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff
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    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
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    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.

  • MHS Football: Slipped Away
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    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.

  • Dominant: Manhattan 49, Seaman 21
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    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.

  • MHS Soccer: Domination
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    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.

  • State track & field showdown
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    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
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    The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).

  • MHS Soccer: Quick Work
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    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.

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