NFL players paid excessively

Mason Alberto, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

As the National Football League Draft is nearing, we’re going to see more players getting paid too much for their performances. For years, teams have progressively been giving more and more money to players who might not...

Good Sportsmanship makes a big difference

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

As the month of March comes to a close so does the season of March Madness, the season of thrilling and intense men’s and women’s basketball tournaments hosted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. During March M...

Drug use in professional athletics affects future generations

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

April 3, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

In professional sports it's a common debate of whether to allow performance enhancing drugs or not. Despite this, several athletes who experimented with PEDs are trying to justify using them or even  allow them. But th...

Show more support for girls sports

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

As a girl who plays sports, I’ve seen sports we play that aren’t liked as much or don’t have as big a number of people who are involved because it is played by girls. For example, at Manhattan High golf is a sport that usually does...

US Hockey needs NHL at Olympics

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

Growing up, I have loved watching the Olympics. It is an absolute joy to watch insanely good athletes compete on the world’s largest stage. I’m not your typical kid when it comes to Olympic sports though. While all the...

MLB games becoming boring with nets

Mason Alberto, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

On Thursday all 30 teams in the MLB decided to extend their nets so foul balls wouldn’t leave the field of play and hit fans watching the game. I feel like this is good and bad on the MLB’s part. Expanding foul ball nets ...

NBA All Star draft needs to be televised

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

As the National Basketball Association All-Star weekend rolls around, the best players in the league are getting voted into the All-Star Game. This year the league decided to change the format of the teams. In past years th...

Kansas game microcosm of Weber’s career

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

There were 15 seconds left on the clock, and Kansas State’s mens basketball team was down just one point to its archrival Kansas. KU’s Malik Newman had drained two free throws to give the Jayhawks a 73-72 lead at Allen Fieldhous...

Excess of bowl games needs attention

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

Here at Manhattan High, we’re finishing up the last couple days of first semester. Pretty typical stuff for this time of the year. What’s not typical, or okay, is the bowl games that occured last weekend. Sure, I unde...

Thompson primed to star

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

Legend has it, if you lose two quarterbacks to injury, a third will appear. Of course, it will waste your third wish, but that’s a secondary issue. Kansas State football apparently found a few more wishes. For the third t...

Student Athletes need more time off over break

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

Every year the normal student body gets a week off for Thanksgiving and 14 days off for Christmas break. But a typical student athlete only gets Thanksgiving day off and four to five days off for Christmas.   While ther...

Why women should be allowed to compete against men in sports

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Sports Column

It was not too long ago that American society had morals and rules of separation and segregation, most of which have been abolished or reformed. Most of these rules that encouraged separation no longer exist due to the fact th...

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