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Show more support for girls sports

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

The NBA needs change, ‘superteams’ dominate

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017

Ever since July 4, 2016, the fateful day Kevin Durant decided to join the Golden State Warriors, the National Basketball Association has been trying to rebuild. There was no question as to who would win the championship, and the W...

Disrespect prevalent among NFL stars

Mason Alberto, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

In the National Football League, I’ve found that some of the players continue to be disrespectful and they’re not learning anything from it. The first NFL player who’s disrespectful is Ezekiel Elliott of the Cowboys. Wh...

October brings MLB playoffs

Mason Alberto, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

  Every year in October, the Major League Baseball holds the playoffs to determine the winner. At first, I thought that the Boston Red Sox were one of the best teams in the American League and definite playoff cont...

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