Girls swim and dive take to Olathe

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

Girls swim and dive took to Olathe for their third meet of the season and performed with strong relays and personal records. “As a team we did really well. We had girls going personal bests, and all of our relays were really stronga,” junior Lauren Cassou said. “Some challenges we faced is ...

Girls soccer defeats Blue Valley 3-1

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

The Manhattan High Lady Indians played Emporia on Tuesday and beat them 6-1. This was a more favorable outcome compared to the loss to Washburn last week. After the Washburn Rural game, the Indians were supposed to play Bishop Carol on Saturday, but that game was cancelled due to weather so the team had ...

Tennis goes undefeated in home meet

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

With Manhattan staring down their one and only home tennis meet, they knew it would be one that they had to take advantage of. Tuesday brought the second half of back-to-back meets due to a cancellation earlier in the season. This allowed the team to showcase its depth. Sophomore Robert Zhang was temporarily...

Baseball swept away against Washburn

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

A simple throw from shortstop to first base would have ended the top of the fifth inning. Instead, it was just beginning.   In a microcosm of Manhattan High’s season, MHS’ throw was errant, letting the batter reach base and starting a eight-run, two-out rally. “There were several thin...

Athlete of the Week: Cailey Perkins

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

It's every senior athletes dream to have a moment. A moment where you dominate the field or the court, and show the full potential of your athletic ability while all eyes are on you. Senior Cailey Perkins did just that as Manhattan High girls soccer faced off against Blue Valley. “I knew that this ...

Softball sweeps at home

Megan Klug, Blue M Editor in Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

After a few rocky games against Rossville last Tuesday, the Lady Indians softball team redeemed themselves with two wins against Highland Park Monday night. A weekend full of freezing weather threatened the game, however the clouds cleared enough for the sun to come out. Not being the first time the t...

Track shows massive improvement

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

Run fast, jump far and throw even farther has been the theme of the week for the Manhattan High track team as they dominated the boys side, placing first and girls took second. “I think that first with boys and second with girls fits in well with where we are,” head coach Kory Cool said. “We’...

Girls soccer loses to Washburn

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

Manhattan High’s girls soccer team faced off against, arguably, their biggest rival, Washburn Rural. In their Thursday matchup versus Washburn Rural, the team played on their home field hoping to be able to gain some advantage on their rival. “At the beginning we were definitely really hype...

MHS Girls swimming and dive take to Olathe for third meet

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

Girls swim and dive took to Olathe for their third meet of the season and performed with strong relays and personal records. “As a team we did really well. We had girls going personal bests, and all of our relays were really stronga,” junior Lauren Cassou said. “Some challenges we faced is ...

Tennis rests top six in beginning meet, strong in makeup

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

The season has just begun for the tennis team, yet it still hasn’t officially started for many of the top players. The top six players sat out of the first Varsity meet early in the season, missing the Washburn Rural Invite and letting some of the younger plays gain experience. Junior Dylan...

Athlete of the Week: Talon Claussen

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

In sports there is always a certain combination of skill and athleticism involved,  no matter the sport. Being a pitcher typically means that there will be a lot more skill involved than athleticism,  meaning it takes several years to demonstrate mastery, especially to the level that senior Talon ...

Track sets eyes high in the sky, looking at state

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The list of challenges for the Manhattan High track team runs long, but competitors seem to be last on that list as MHS starts off the season with a first-place for boys and a second place finish for the girls at the Topeka West Invite.   The boys had a total of eight first place finishes and the girls...

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