Undefeated season ends with disappointing loss to Washburn Rural

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

As the players walked out of the locker room following the game, they were greeted by a scene befitting a funeral. Everywhere they looked there were somber faces and shoulders ready to be cried into. While some went and found...

Volleyball places fourth in state

Jordan Lutz, Blue M Business Manager

October 30, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Eight teams from all over Kansas gathered at the Topeka Expocentre early Friday morning for a chance few teams get. After grueling practices and seemingly endless practices, all that time is for the chance to compete and poten...

Cross Country Medals at State

John Ostermann, Sports Writer

October 30, 2016

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

With a first place regional finish under the boys’ belt and a second place finish under the girls’, both teams came prepared to run at state. “We’ve already put in the work this season,”  junior Logan Logback said. ...

Soccer season ends at regionals

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2016

Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

Senior Conall Root sat down on the Washburn Rural turf, and just like years past the same sentiment, the same overpowering emotion plagued the atmosphere on the pitch with a silence; direct reflection of a loss that often seems like...

Football advances with win over Wichita Southeast

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 30, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Typically, playoff games are more intense than the regular season. These games are close ones that go down to the wire, leaving everyone feeling exuberated after the game. That was not the case Friday night, as Manhattan High (9-0) beat...

Volleyball loses to Olathe Northwest, prepares for Wichita Northwest

Jordan Lutz, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Manhattan High's volleyball team faced off against the second highest rating team in their bracket for the second match of the sub-state tournament. Manhattan lost to Olathe Northwest with a first set of 21-25 and second set...

Volleyball swings into State

Jordan Lutz, Blue M Business Manager

October 24, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Preparing all season for this event, the Lady Indians volleyball has found themselves approaching state once again. Competing in sub-state on Saturday in Lawrence, the girls won their bracket thus earning a spot at state this Fr...

Girls Golf enjoys experiences at state

John Ostermann, Sports Writer

October 24, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Sports

The girls golf team was flowing with emotion as they prepared to go to the state golf tournament. The girls had their stomachs filled with excitement and butterflies as they left for their practice round at the Country Club of Le...

Tennis ends season at state tournament

Megan Klug, Blue M Editor in Chief

October 24, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Sports

The girls tennis team travelled to Topeka on Friday to compete in the state tournament. Both doubles teams, senior Lauren Robben and junior Olivia Belin, and junior Neely Joyce and freshman Joanna Park, went 0-2 for the day. In ...

Soccer heads into playoffs with newfound resilience

Erick Echegaray, Opinions Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

A certain resilience, a new epoch in the story. A week consisting of three back-to-back matches had the Manhattan High School soccer team entranced in a spree like it has not yet seen this year, an unbeaten streak that has pro...

Win over Blue Valley Northwest caps perfect regular season for Football

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Though a two-platoon system is often seen in the professional and collegiate levels of football, rarely is a true system seen in the high school level. However, at Manhattan High, that is not the case. The Indians are one o...

Cross Country defends league titles

John Ostermann, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016

Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Both the boys and girls cross country teams took to Felker Park in Topeka Saturday and defended their Centennial League titles. The girls team ran very well, taking home the title, with all eight girls medaling. Senior Car...

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