TOPEKA — Manhattan’s High’s Savannah Roberts hasn’t had many opportunities for glory with the game on the line in her young career.
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.
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.
TOPEKA—The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost on the road, 54-46, Tuesday night to the Hayden Wildcats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a reserve guard the last two seasons, Molly Fiser knows she has more to offer the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team than just her accuracy from long range.
In each of the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s five wins this season, they’ve had a comfortable lead for most of the fourth quarter en route to double-digit wins.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first game of the season, falling to Shawnee Heights at home on Friday night, 53-45.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a 20-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from Shawnee Heights early Friday night, winning 66-43 but playing with a 30-point lead most of the night.
The undefeated Manhattan High boys’ basketball team has been good all season, but its biggest test yet comes Friday at home.
The Manhattan High wrestling team sent its seniors out with a bang on Wednesday, sort of.
TOPEKA — It took her three quarters to get there, but Manhattan High’s Caroline Ballard finally found her jump shot Tuesday night against Washburn Rural.
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.
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.
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.
Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.
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.
The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.
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.
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.
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