Tennis rivalry continues as Varsity takes second

Michael Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Sports

Rivalries are common among high schools. The rivalry between Manhattan High and Washburn Rural continued Tuesday at the tennis quad where the MHS girls Varsity team placed second overall. “I feel like the team played really hard,” Kate McGee, second singles player, said. “I think the team ...

Salina Invitational ends with rain cancellation

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Sports

A beautiful day in Manhattan did not translate to our neighbors to the southwest as it was a stormy day in Salina for the girls golf tournament, culminating in a cancellation due to lightning. However, there were enough holes played to warrant results, the Lady Indians finished first place lead by se...

Cross Country places well

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

With over 700 runners lining up to run, there are not many people who can place, let alone in the top five. Manhattan had two runners who set themselves apart from the pack and finished in that top tier. Leading the girls Varsity team, Clara Mayfield got fourth place with a time of 19:02.01. Leading...

Volleyball breaks even

Michael Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The Manhattan High girls Varsity volleyball team was able to go 3-3 on Saturday despite facing some adversity that has not been seen so far this season. The team was playing in an unairconditioned gym, and toward the end of the tournament had to play multiple matches back to back. Although the condition...

Soccer takes down Shawnee

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

The Manhattan High boys soccer team won its third game in overtime in its first five games on Tuesday, defeating Shawnee Heights 2-1. This came off the back of another golden goal, this time from a penalty kick by senior Nate Awbrey. The Indians had plenty of opportunities to avoid this, outshooti...

Football dominates, shuts out Highland Park

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Manhattan High’s game plan against Highland Park was simple: come out and dominate early. “It was a different challenge,” head coach Joe Schartz said. “It was the first time we were a decided favorite coming out of the locker room, so it was a different challenge, and the boys handled it ...

Chiefs, Raiders good for NFL Week Two

Mason Alberto, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

Going into Week 2 in the National Football League, I can already predict that the Chiefs and the Raiders are going to be two huge teams to look out for. According to the media, Week 1 of the NFL was a success. We saw some unexpected wins and loses starting with the Kansas City Chiefs at the New England...

No more home meets for Varsity tennis

Michael Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, News, Sports

Playing on the court, you spend countless hours working your tail off in order to improve and having your friends and family there to cheer you on and support you is a special feeling and experience for a high school athlete. For the seniors on the girls Varsity tennis team, it does not look like th...

Girls Varsity tennis continues to see success

Michael Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, Sports

Consistency seems to be the name of the game for the Manhattan High Girls Varsity tennis team, as they place first overall in the Seaman Invitational. The fact that they have regularly beat teams in every meet they have competed in up to this point, heavily supports the idea that they are a consistent...

Cross Country runs into the season

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Sports

Manhattan High Cross Country has kicked off the season with a bang. Last Saturday the cross country team had their first meet at Warner Park. MHS runners really pushed themselves to work together as a team and finished with great scores.   “I think we really work together by running with one another a...

Soccer takes Titan tournament, makes history

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Sports

The Manhattan High boys soccer team made history and won the Wichita Titan Classic tournament for the first time this weekend, ending in a thriller. Collectively, the team went 3-0, and outscored opponents 17-0 on the week. They defeated Wichita West 10-0, then went on to defeat Emporia 6-0. They end...

Volleyball ties for second place

Michael Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Not meeting expectations is usually not an enjoyable experience. The Manhattan High Varsity volleyball team found that the hard way by tying for second place with Lawrence in their meet on Saturday. “We were planning on winning it,” senior setter Kenzie Smith said. “We knew that there was Blue...

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