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Cross country dominates consistently in top three

Cross country dominates consistently in top three

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

Moving up the ranks each week, the Manhattan High Varsity cross country teams walked away with top three finishes at the Haskell Invitational on Oct. 9 and at League on Saturday. “It really helped...

Junior Jillian Harkin sends the ball across the tennis court at State. Harkin won the 6A State Championship on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Gerald Wiens

Varsity tennis finishes season fifth at State

Amelia Knopp, Page Editor October 17, 2021

The Manhattan High School Varsity girls tennis team concluded its season with a fifth place finish at State this weekend in Wichita. No. 1 singles player junior Jillian Harkin became the second singles...

Manhattan Football thrashes Topeka West 59-0

Manhattan Football thrashes Topeka West 59-0

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer October 17, 2021

After a sour defeat last week, Manhattan High football bounced back to beat Topeka West on Friday, improving their record to 6-1.  “We played a lot better this week,” head coach Joe Schartz...

Manhattan falls to Washburn Rural, suffers first loss of season

Manhattan falls to Washburn Rural, suffers first loss of season

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

With two minutes remaining in the game and Manhattan down 21-14, junior quarterback Keenan Schartz rolled out to his right, looking for the open man. Washburn’s exquisite coverage of the secondary left...

Varsity tennis 2nd at Regionals, qualifies for State

Varsity tennis 2nd at Regionals, qualifies for State

Amelia Knopp, Page Editor October 12, 2021

All six Manhattan High Varsity tennis players qualified for State in a successful Regionals outing this weekend at Kossover Tennis Center in Topeka. Overall, the team placed second behind its League rival...

Boys soccer wins 8-2 on senior night

Boys soccer wins 8-2 on senior night

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2021

Manhattan High boys soccer took a 8-2 win against Highland Park during the senior night match on Thursday, making them 9-1-4 going into the last week of the regular season. “It was a great feeling...

Boys soccer takes narrow win over T-High

Boys soccer takes narrow win over T-High

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2021

The boys soccer team beat Topeka High 2-1 in a hard fought match on Thursday, bringing their record up to 7-1-4 after losing to Hayden 3-0 earlier in the week. “We felt distraught by the loss,”...

Freshman Ruby Wendt putts out on her last hole, ending with a 114 at the Manhattan Invitational on Monday. The Varsity girls golf team placed third overall as a team. Photo by Julianna Poe

Golf places 3rd at home meet

Grant Snowden, Sports Broadcaster October 4, 2021

The Manhattan High girls golf team hosted their home tournament at Stagg Hill Golf Club on Monday, Oct. 4, bringing home third place in the meet with a score of 362. Manhattan had three girls finish...

Varsity tennis team runner-up at League

Varsity tennis team runner-up at League

Amelia Knopp, Page Editor October 4, 2021

The Varsity girls tennis team took runner-up behind Washburn Rural at League on Monday.  No. 1 singles player junior Jillian Harkin won her third consecutive League title, sweeping her matches...

Cross country struggles at Rim Rock, achieves at Baldwin

Cross country struggles at Rim Rock, achieves at Baldwin

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2021

By the middle of the cross country season, both the girls and boys cross country teams have walked away with lessons learned and big wins at the Rim Rock Classic and Baldwin Invitational. “We did...

Football hands Seaman their second loss of the season, stays undefeated

Football hands Seaman their second loss of the season, stays undefeated

Advith Natarajan, Staff Writer October 2, 2021

On an emotional senior night, Manhattan defeated Seaman 48-21, improving to 5-0 on the season.  “It is a special night for the seniors,” head coach Joe Schartz said. “They got acknowledged...

Lady Indians have successful triangular

Lady Indians have successful triangular

Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor October 1, 2021

The girls Varsity volleyball team competed on Sept. 28 at Junction City High School, winning 2-0 (25-15, 25-18) against Junction City and 2-0 (25-19, 25-19) against Hayden. In this triangular, the girls...

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