Boys unable to hold off Shawnee Heights

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As the regulation clock neared 0:00, the ball flew across half court towards Shawnee Heights senior Tyler White. Just before the buzzer, White reached up, grabbed the ball and layed it in to tie the game up at 48, sending the game to overtime. Shawnee Heights (3-4, 1-3 Centennial League) capitalized on the ...

Schartz remains head coach ‘at this time’

Schartz remains head coach ‘at this time’

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, News, Sports

For the time being, Joe Schartz remains the head football coach at Manhattan High. After a 60-minute executive session Wednesday night, the USD 383 Board of Education chose to take no action concerning Schartz’s job as a teacher and coach. “The USD 383 Board of Education has a strong policy a...

Girls basketball dominates rivalry game

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Rivalry games are a big part of how modern day competitions become a lot more exciting and challenging for the teams involved. That was exactly the case on Friday night when Manhattan High swept Junction City 74-30, making MHS now 4-1 overall. “It went really good,” senior Chrissy Carr said. “I mean w...

Boys overcome slow start, beat rivals

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As Manhattan High began its first Centennial League game of the young season, the team successfully slowed Junction City down, while struggling on offense itself. Luckily, that’s exactly the spot it expects to be in. “At this time of year, defense should be easier than offense,” head coach Ben...

Wrestling claims fourth at Grand Island

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Manhattan High wrestling traveled all the way to Grand Island, Nebraska, to compete in a tournament with 28 other teams this past weekend, taking fourth overall. The Indians went undefeated the first day, starting the weekend strong. They took down Omaha Burke 45-18 and Grand Island 41-16, then received...

Swim defends home pool for second straight meet

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Sports, Winter Sports

Any time a sports team has a meet, or game, at home, they are expected to defend their home court advantage. The Manhattan swimmers were in familiar territory on Wednesday as they did something that is difficult for any team to do: Stay consistent. Manhattan dominated their first home swim meet on the sixth and ...

Indians control home swim and dive meet

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Winter Sports

Executing flips and dives while falling from the top of a high diving board can come as quite a challenge, the chance to land on your stomach or back can scare many potential competitors away. Junior Zane Kohl faced that challenge and many more at the home opener last Wednesday in the Indians first h...

Bowling producing preparations

Mason Alberto, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Bowling, Sports, Winter Sports

Bowling has officially started and is underway for the Winter 2017-18 season. After Bowling found their top players from tryouts on Nov. 28-30, they’ve started to have practices, mainly at Little Apple Lanes. The bowling team has also announced their schedule. They have a total of five home g...

Athlete of the Week: Bubba Wilson

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

During the winter season, a lot of sports are forced to participate indoors, such as swimming, basketball and wrestling. While you often hear about someone dropping a triple-double for basketball, it doesn't mean that spectacular things don't happen in the sports that are not as much in the spotligh...

Fouls nearly doom home opener

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In its first home game of the season, Manhattan did not expect to use the bench as much as it did. However, between injuries and fouls, nearly everyone was forced to play. “It’s huge,” senior John Ostermann said, “especially in games like this where we’re in foul trouble, to be able to have M...

Girls Varsity basketball dominates in first home game

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Winning for the most part is not an easy task to accomplish, unless your part of the Manhattan High Lady Indians; in that case, it looks pretty easy to do. The girls Varsity basketball team came out on Friday night with an astounding amount of energy, which would eventually lead them to a blowout victory ...

Wrestling pins down at home tournament

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Wrestling

In their only home meet of the season Manhattan High wrestling tied for first, with five wrestlers going undefeated. Senior Jalin Harper, senior Hunter Christensen, junior Bubba Wilson, sophomore Daron Island-Jones, and junior Quincy Saddler all went undefeated in the 160, 285, 152, 145, and 170 ...

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