Girls basketball start state tournament off strong

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Perfection is what the Manhattan High girls Varsity basketball team presented yesterday in state quarterfinals when they defeated the Olathe Northwest Ravens, 63-52, moving to 22-1. The first quarter began neck and neck, with Manhattan leading 7-5 at the 6:00 mark, but they were...

Girls secure sub-state championship

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Despite a scare when sophomore Garin Williams left the basketball court late in the first half with an ankle injury, followed by a slow fourth quarter only scoring eight points, the Manhattan girls managed to beat the Lawrence Fr...

Girls finish league perfect, champs

Micheal Simmons, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Despite playing backward of how they usually do, Manhattan High girls beat Shawnee Heights 65-30 on Friday to walk away with the Centennial League title. Manhattan High started the game off stronger than ever going on a 23-6 run by th...

Athlete of the week: Chrissy Carr

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Athlete of the Week, Girls Basketball, Sports

26 against T-High Tuesday, 12 against HP Friday   Basketball coaches always stress the “inside-out game.” Junior Chrissy Carr used it to her advantage, scoring 26 points against Topeka High on Feb. 14. She follo...

Senior Night victory for girls basketball

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

The Manhattan High Varsity girls basketball team started off strong in the first quarter of the game against Highland Park, which they later won 63-39 on Friday at MHS The Senior Night game included a new starting line up with sen...

Girls basketball mounts comeback

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Lady Indians beat Washburn Rural 49-46 thanks to a fourth quarter comeback and a buzzer-beater three-pointer from Gigi McAtee, both of which had the fans resisting the urge to storm the court. Manhattan High had one of the...

Girls basketball brings home second place from McPherson tournament (Video)

Chandler Mixon, Videographer

January 31, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Multimedia, Sports, Winter Sports

The Manhattan High Lady Indians competed in the McPherson Mid-America Classic, and videographer Chandler Mixon has a recap.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFiqJcB_vHM&t=7s

Girls basketball places second in McPherson, taking their first loss

Micheal Simmons, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Lady Indians faced disappointment at the McPherson tournament, losing to Olathe South in the championship game, and losing an undefeated season, making them 10-1 overall, but still undefeated 8-0 in the Centennial League. T...

Girls overcome sluggish start, win big over Seaman

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Manhattan High girls Varsity basketball team beat Seamen 61-38 on Friday at MHS, making their record 8-0. Although the score doesn't reflect it, this game had a few surprises for the Indians. The Indians got off to a sl...

Girls basketball continues undefeated season against Junction City

Michael Simmons, Sports Editor

December 19, 2016

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The Girls Varsity Basketball team beat their Junction City rivals 70-40 in their first home game of the season, making them 4-0 last Friday night. Although the 70 points scored by Manhattan High School girls Indians is now a season-high,...

Boys basketball loses to Hays High in final of Hays City Shootout

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With less than five seconds left in the game, Hays High senior Shane Beren put up a long field goal in the hopes of breaking a 49-49 tie and winning the game. His shot hit the rim, and bounced out, leaving Manhattan fans happy. ...

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