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  • Churchman’s clutch hit pushes Rock Creek past Riley County Rileycountybaseball

    The only thing Caden Churchman was thinking when he stepped up to the plate in a tie game with two outs was that he needed to get a hit. He was happy with the result — a single up the middle to score Connor Greening and put his Rock Creek team ...

  • MHS tennis finishes fourth at Emporia meet

    Manhattan never gave up at Emporia on Tuesday. Head boys’ tennis coach Brandon Starkey was proud of how his team battled against tough competition while missing one of its top doubles players. The Indians took fourth out of eight teams with 42 points. Mill Valley won the meet with 59. Bryce Easton ...

  • MHS baseball sweeps Emporia

    Manhattan picked up a pair of wins over Emporia on Tuesday. The Indians won Game 1, 3-2, before shutting out the Spartans, 5-0, in Game 2. Emporia led Manhattan, 2-1, before the Indians recorded two seventh-inning runs. Zac Cox was hit by a pitch and scored on Nick Wohler’s game-tying double. ...

  • MHS edges Trinity Academy with second-half goal

    If the Manhattan High girls soccer team and Trinity scoring a goal apiece in the first two minutes of the game Tuesday night seemed to suggest a shootout, the two squads followed with what could only be described as the opposite. For Manhattan, the first-minute goal came from junior Addy ...

  • MHS softball battles to sweep Emporia

    Manhattan put together its two best games of the season against Emporia on Tuesday to head coach Monty Enright. The Indians took Game 1, 2-1, in nine innings before winning Game 2, 12-10, in comeback fashion. The wins mark four straight victories for Manhattan (6-8). Enright thought winning Game 1 helped spark the ...

  • MHS MASCOT | Group to continue scholarship discussion

    The Manhattan High School mascot committee will continue discussions of creating a new scholarship during its next meeting. The committee meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. The 15-member mascot committee — a panel formed to address issues surrounding MHS teams’ use of the Indian name and ...

  • MHS boys golf finishes 11th at Topeka West Invitational

    Manhattan battled through windy conditions to an 11th-place finish out of 21 teams at Monday’s Topeka West Invitational. Blue Valley North won the tournament with a team score of 308. Head coach Brad Ficke said most teams’ scores were 15-20 strokes higher than at Thursday’s tournament at Lawrence Free State. ...

  • MHS boys’ tennis comes in seventh at Topeka High

    Two days removed from a near-first place finish at Junction City, Manhattan came in seventh out of 12 teams at Topeka High on Monday. The Indians finished with 25 points, while Topeka High took first on the day with 42. “Today was a pretty frustrating day, but as a whole, the kids played ...

  • Rock Creek baseball off to hot start

    If Rock Creek seems confident, it’s for good reason. Two years removed from a Class 4A Division II state title, the Mustangs are off to an 8-0 start this season. “Success is not new to these guys,” head coach Shane Sieben said. “We’ve had a lot of success ...

  • Jalin and Haleigh Harper share sibling bond, state titles

    For Haleigh Harper, watching her older brother, Jalin Harper, win a 6A state title with the Manhattan wrestling team was one of the most poignant experiences of her life. “It was so emotional to see his hand being raised in the championship, and I was just so excited to see ...

  • Bammes named KWCA assistant coach of the year Barnes

    Shawn Bammes has long been a fixture of Manhattan’s wrestling program, first as a wrestler from 1992-95, then as a coach the past three years. Now he has some hardware to show for it. Bammes was named the assistant coach of the year by the Kansas Wrestling Coaches’ Association. “ ...

  • MHS boys tennis takes second at Junction City Invitational

    Manhattan made the short trip over to Junction City and came out with second place out of five teams on Saturday. The Indians recorded 10 points, while first-place Abilene had 11. Junction City finished third with nine. “Unfortunately, we failed to finish in a couple of matches, which inevitably cost us the ...










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