Baseball fights back, finishes second

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

As the state trophy was presented, Manhattan High stood on the third-base line. Disappointment showed on the team's faces, as the Indians watched Blue Valley storm the field and celebrate. Even a second place finish couldn't dampen the hurt of a 12-8 loss for the Indians. MHS got off to a bad star...

Friends find fun times in All-Star game

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

    The afternoon of the last day of school is reserved for hanging out with friends, doing something fun. For some Manhattan High students, that means playing basketball. Unlike any other basketball game, this one is special. Dubbed the All-Star game, the game is played under NBA ru...

Baseball hold off Hutchinson, advances to state semifinals

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In state tournaments, a team must be playing at a high level to advance. However, sometimes a sub-par game can still result in victory. That was the case for Manhattan High, as the Indians beat Hutchinson 3-1 to advance to the state semifinals. “I told our guys I really believe that’s as ...

State bound: Baseball takes regional championship

State bound: Baseball takes regional championship

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 18, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

After three long years of waiting, Manhattan High can finally claim the regional championship for itself. “[The] last two years we came up short at regionals,” senior Nick Wohler said, “both in the championship games. Getting there finally with the three seniors who are captains now, and the thr...

Varsity track sets records despite injuries

Micheal Simmons, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Shattering school, league and even state polls is exactly what some members of the Manhattan High Varsity track team did on Thursday at the Centennial League track meet. The boys placed fourth and the girls placed second falling just 10 points shy of beating Junction City. “It was pretty good,” h...

Soccer wins senior night, nears postseason

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

In its last home game of the season, the Manhattan High soccer team defeated Shawnee Heights 3-0, granting its seniors one last regular season win at home and senior goalkeeper Emmy Korenek her 10th clean sheet of the season.   “It was sad knowing it was going to be one of the last games,...

Softball splits on senior night

Megan Klug, Blue M Editor-in-Chief
May 15, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The softball team felt pressure to succeed on Senior Night to honor their one and only senior player. The first game was rocky with communication and resulted in a loss. However, the girls turned the night around by finishing off with a win, splitting with Topeka High 3-7 and 10-9. The players w...

Forfeit forces baseball split against Wichita East

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Manhattan almost didn’t play Wichita East. After being postponed twice due to rain, the Indians fit the game in on the last day of the regular season. Though it was the end of the season, MHS didn’t have the game they wanted. “You have the rules say, ‘[if you pitch] a certain amount of pitches, you...

Athlete of the Week: Brady Woborny

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Most leaders will go wherever they are needed. Though senior catcher Brady Woborny is usually behind the plate, he had the opportunity to pitch against Junction City last week. “It felt good,” Woborny said. “I don’t get to do that too much, so I’m excited when I get to, so I enjoyed it....

Swim hosts league meet

Angie Moss, Print Editor and Chief
May 15, 2017
Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

As the Manhattan High girls swim team headed into the final event of the Centennial League meet last Friday, they were within 10 points of a title. One victory in a 400-yard freestyle relay was all that stood between the girls and a championship. Unfortunately, the girls were unable to close that gap, coming i...

‘Done Forever!’ Easton closes the season with a win for the Indians

John Ostermann, Online Editor and Chief
May 15, 2017
Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

With the smell of spring in the air and the weather starting to warm, tennis season has come to an end. For senior Bryce Easton, this means his last high school tennis meet. Easton and the Indians competed in the state tournament on Friday and Saturday. Manhattan finished the tournament in 13th pl...

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