Senior shooting guard Jacob Holloway was the lone representative from the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team on the All-Tournament team at the McPherson Invitational last week.
MCPHERSON — With an 8-0 run and an 11-point lead in the first two minutes of the third quarter, everything seemed to be going Manhattan High’s way against Lawrence Free State.
The Indians won their consolation semifinal against the Eagles on Friday afternoon, with Jonathon Taylor leading the way.
All season long, Manhattan High has been a much better team when Caroline Ballard is playing well offensively.
Manhattan head coach Tim Brooks knows his team is comfortable playing in its own gym.
With a pair of young teams, Manhattan bowling coach Chris George knows it’s an uphill battle to develop consistency at every meet.
While the boys’ team plays in McPherson this week, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team hosts a rematch against Emporia tonight at 7:30 p.
The MHS JV wrestling team traveled to Topeka for a dual against Seaman, winning 112-102, despite going 20-20 on the day in individual matchups.
With wins in eight of 12 events, the Manhattan boys’ swim team came out on top Wednesday afternoon in a three-team meet at the Kansas State Natatorium.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team doesn’t have much size.
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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