Bowling places first at home meet

Bowling places first at home meet

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Bowling, Sports, Winter Sports

The Manhattan High Bowling team found success in their second home meet of the year, finding little to no issue with the way they competed. They found pleasure in both their placing and their individual scoring with bowlers from almost each division placing. This being the bowling teams second home mee...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Haleigh Harper Basketball     39 points with 16 rebounds   3 three pointers 8 out of 11 free throws       How would you describe your season so far? I feel like our season has been going good. We've made a lot of progress sinc...

Girls basketball brings back bronze

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

January 28, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Third place may not be the best of finishes but it's certainly a start for the Manhattan High girls basketball team as they took third at the McPherson tournament. The team ended in dramatic fashion, beating Ulysses in the consolation game in double over time, 47-43 giving them a record of 9-4. The t...

Boys Basketball defeats Topeka West

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

January 28, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In their first home win of 2019, the Manhattan High Varsity basketball team (7-7) defeated the Topeka West Chargers (3-8), 57-47 after being down by four at the half in a key Centennial League win. “It’s a huge confidence builder to win in front of our home crowd now since we are going into back to ...

Swim and Dive prepares for invite

Anika Nyp, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Sports, Winter Sports

Recent weather problems affected swim and dive practices last week, leaving the diving team less prepared than they would have liked for Saturday's meet. Despite the lack of practices, senior Zane Kohl and freshman Zeke Kohl both qualified for state and Zane earned second place overall. “Becaus...

Wrestling takes top spot at home

Wrestling takes top spot at home

Kamryn Bussmann and Sophia Comas

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

For most high schoolers, a Friday night consists of late night chill fests with some catchy music and friends. For the Manhattan High Junior Varsity Wrestling team, it consisted of mats, sweat and pins that resulted in seven first place medals and all but four placing in the top three within the bra...

Manhattan High dominates Topeka West

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It's not often that a team more than triples their opponent’s score, but Manhattan High was able to do just that as they blew out Topeka West 48-15. The team never lost the lead, nor did they even come close to doing so as the score at halftime was 40-9. This is the first time that MHS was able to ...

Indians place sixth in McPherson

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

January 22, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Winter Sports

Manhattan High varsity boys basketball (6-7) placed sixth in the McPherson Invitational Basketball Tournament this past week. The Indians were guaranteed three games in the tournament and went 1-2 in those games. Their first game they were up against the Shawnee Mission East Lancers (7-5). The India...

Boys swim team places first despite missing team members

Boys swim team places first despite missing team members

Anika Nyp, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Sports, Winter Sports

Results at the end of the 11th meet of the season, the Manhattan High swim team didn’t expect much. But when it came down to first and second place, the team members were ready to erupt into applause as soon as they heard that Olathe South had come in second, leaving MHS in first. “We came ...

Boys basketball to travel to McPherson

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

January 15, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Manhattan High School boys Varsity basketball (5-5) gained one win and one loss this week, the loss coming against the Emporia Spartans (6-3), 45-50 and the win coming against the Highland Park Scots (0-10), 60-43. “I thought we gave better effort tonight than we did the other night versus Topek...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Emily Ostermann Junior Basketball   What inspired you to become an athlete? “My parents and my family. Both of my parents are coaches and all of my siblings played when they were younger and I did as well because my mom was my coach. Just seeing how much fun they were having an...

Intramurals lacking in participation

Aloera Ostermann, Blue M Visual Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

In the new year many intramural teams have had trouble showing up to their games. Out of the 32 teams, 10 of them have forfeited in the past two days of play. Jan. 7 was the first day back for the teams. Even though the MHS basketball teams themselves were back some of the intramurals kids missed the mem...

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