Cody Schurle, a 17-year-old Manhattan native, will compete in the 2021 PURE Insurance Championship Impacting the First Tee, which will be held at the prestigious Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill Golf Course starting Monday.
Nine different Manhattan High players combine to score 10 touchdowns Friday night against Highland Park, as the No. 5 Indians rolled to a 70-0 victory at Bishop Stadium.
The Kansas State High School Athletic Association’s (KSHSAA) board of directors on Wednesday unanimously voted to allow schools competing in 6-Man football to play for a KSHSAA state championship if at least 24 schools across the state compete in the classification.
After an emotional and exhilarating week in which Manhattan High downed rival Junction City by double-digits and head coach Joe Schartz recorded his 100th win, the No. 5 Indians now have to shift their focus to a different kind of opponent.
Rock Creek football will take on Louisburg on Friday after its original matchup versus Marysville was canceled because of the coronavirus.
The Manhattan girls’ tennis varsity and junior varsity squads hosted a quad Tuesday afternoon at the Kansas State tennis courts, facing Washburn Rural and Marysville.
Manhattan High cross country continued its hot start to the 2021 season with team medal finishes at Emporia’s invitational at Jones Park.
Stiff competition Saturday led the Manhattan girls’ tennis team to its first non-gold finish this season, losing the top spot to Blue Valley, which finished four points ahead of the second-place Indians.
After a close shave versus Mid-East League foe St. Marys to start the 2021 season last week, Riley County broke out Friday, beating Minneapolis 42-21.
Five matches in and the Manhattan High volleyball team is starting to gain footing with a roster that’s split down the middle with five seniors on one side, five sophomores on the other and just two juniors in-between. .
As Vinny Smith raced past the white-and-blue clad Junction City defenders on his way to a 58-yard touchdown with a little more than two minutes to play, the packed-to-the-gills stands at Bishop Stadium reached the loudest volume of the evening.
Manhattan High players knew what week it was the moment they stepped off the field at Buffalo Stadium following their 21-6 season-opening win over Garden City last week.
The Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished in the middle of the pack at Washburn Rural’s invitational Tuesday afternoon at Wamego Country Club.
The Manhattan High cross country program opened its season Saturday with dominant performances from both the boys’ and girls’ teams during a home invitational at Warner Park.
RILEY — With only three seconds left Friday, Riley County senior kicker Collin Rankin lined up for a game-winning field goal just behind St. Mary’s 30-yard line.
WAMEGO — It was a wild opening night for the Wamego High football team, as Friday’s game went into four overtimes before visiting Concordia outlasted the Red Raiders for a 41-40 win.
Thursday’s stormy weather got in the way of the Manhattan High girls tennis team’s opener at Junction City, but not before the Indians racked up nine wins on their way to an undefeated start to the season.
TOPEKA — Lightning cut short Junction City’s football opener at Topeka High, but the Blue Jays got a few strikes of their own in before it ended at the half.
Manhattan High’s girls’ tennis came close to reaching gold, both individually and as a team, at the end of last season but fell just short. Dominant junior Jillian Harkin finished second in Class 6A after falling in the championship match, while the team walked away with its second consecuti…
2020 brought new experiences — of varying levels of enjoyment and normalcy — for the Blue Valley-Randolph football program. But head coach Matt Schreiber was particularly flummoxed and amused during the Rams’ three-week coronavirus quarantine last season.
Manhattan High football kicks off its 2021 season Friday with a fairly familiar foe: Garden City, a team that is stacked with size and experience.
Rock Creek head baseball coach Shane Sieben earned national recognition last week by the American Baseball Coaches of America (ABCA) and ATEC Sports, a baseball equipment manufacturing company.
Valley Heights’ 2020 season ended with disappointment and thoughts of what could’ve been. The Mustangs were humming heading into postseason play, winning their final four games by an average of 62 points before the coronavirus reared its ugly head and forced the senior-laden team to forfeit …
Nearly six months since becoming Riley County’s head football coach after longtime Falcon skipper Steve Wagner stepped down, Erik Willimon still isn’t sure if it all has set in yet. He’s not sure if it ever will.
Editor’s note: Because Manhattan High wore practice uniforms without jersey numbers, The Mercury was unable to identify some players during the scrimmage.
Two freshmen made their mark for the Manhattan High girls’ golf team Thursday in the season-opening, nine-hole dual versus Topeka Hayden at Manhattan Country Club.
The Wamego High football team found itself seconds away from Class 4A state semifinal berth at the end of the 2020 season. A failed two-point conversion was the only thing that kept the Red Raiders from advancing — falling to Arkansas City at home by a single point, 17-16, in the sectional c…
Last year’s roller coaster season for Manhattan High football ended with a disappointing loss to Wichita East in a Class 6A regional. All season long, the Indians battled injuries and quarantines and never found the type of rhythm and continuity befitting the talented and veteran laden-roste…
Matt Gourlay, director of golf course management at Colbert Hills Golf Course, was honored Tuesday by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for his advocacy efforts for the golf course management industry.
Former Manhattan High basketball star and current Northwest Missouri State point guard Trevor Hudgins found both himself and his on-court skills the talk of basketball TikTok last weekend.