Cold and rainy conditions have become something of a theme for the Manhattan High boys’ golf team.
As it turns out, winning individual events isn’t everything for the Manhattan High swim team.
As the girls’ swimming season begins to heat up, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team is continuing to drop times and stay atop the team standings in most meets it competes in.
In its first two-day meet of the season, the Manhattan High track and field teams fared well in Emporia over the weekend.
Despite a soggy day for golf that included sporadic rain showers and a 30-minute lightning delay, Cole Dillon was on his game.
With weather putting the pinch on the Manhattan High boys’ tennis season, the Indians were forced to play in back-to-back tournaments this past weekend.
The Manhattan High softball team used a dominating performance in the first game and a comeback win in the second game to record their first sweep of the season on Friday.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t convert many goals on Friday, but it did manage to score the only one it needed against Wichita East.
While most of the Manhattan High track and field team spent the weekend in Emporia at a two-day meet, several members of the team instead traveled to Lawrence for the KU Relays.
It may not have been the senior season she was hoping for, but Elayna Spilker got a happy ending anyway.
The Manhattan High softball team experienced the highs and lows in its doubleheader at Junction City on Tuesday.
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team fell to Blue Valley West 2-1 in two overtimes Tuesday night in Anneberg Park.
On a cold, breezy day at City Park, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team won its only home quad of the year on Monday afternoon.
Facing a quick turnaround from last week’s home meet on Wednesday, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team still had enough in the tank to win on Monday.
Monday was a long night for the Manhattan High softball team.
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.
After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.
The boys’ team moved into a tie for first place in the league standings with the T-Birds. The girls’ squad moved into a four-way tie for first place in the Centennial League standings
The Indians had to overcome a slow start that saw Manhattan (11-3, 5-2 Centennial) lead 21-12 at halftime but double its scoring total in the third quarter.
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