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Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

 Senior Aloera Ostermann Girls basketball team's beat spirit booster How long have you been playing basketball? "I have been playing basketball since as long as I can remember, I've been on like an organized team, probably since first grade. We've just always done stuff because both m...

Dodge City wrestling tournament cancelled

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2020

The wrestling team’s first tournament of the semester at Dodge City was cancelled on Friday, as with all other athletic events, due to severe weather. The meet will not be rescheduled.  “With wrestling tournaments when you have a date that’s set it’s never made up,” head coach Rober...

Girls basketball persistent in tough game, second game postponed

Girls basketball persistent in tough game, second game postponed

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

With winter weather brewing early into the new year, the Manhattan High girls basketball team was hopeful for two home-game wins last week against Washburn Rural and Topeka High. Neither game turned out as they had hoped, as they lost to Washburn Rural on Tuesday and Friday’s Topeka High game was postponed to J...

KSHSAA releases top 20 swimmers

Anika Nyp, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2020

During the winter break -- which interrupted the season -- the Kansas State High School Activities Association has now announced their Top 20 Boy Swimmers and Divers in the state with many of the Manhattan High School swim and dive team included.   “At this point, this list represents every...

Bowling begins tournament season

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

January 15, 2020

The Manhattan High bowling team has been eagerly awaiting their first tournament of the season. They have been practicing every day since tryouts were held, on Dec. 3-5.  The team is bigger than ever, with a whopping 23 members. Since tryouts, the team has been practicing at Little Apple Lanes afte...

Basketball falls to Rural, Friday game postponed

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

January 15, 2020

The Manhattan High boys basketball team (6-1) fell for the first time this season to Washburn Rural at home last Tuesday night by a score of 47-54. Rural (5-1) also only has one loss on the season, which came to Topeka High, who the Indians were supposed to play last Friday night at home in a matchup that...

Athlete of the week

Taryn Robinson, Junior Sports Editor

December 19, 2019

Tate Sauder Senior,Wrestling Achieved 100th Career win at first home meet. How long have you been wrestling for?  “For probably 10-plus years.” What’s your favorite part in wrestling?  “My favorite part in wrestling is just getting to know all my teammates, my frien...

Bowling team increases girls on team

Rachel Edie, Blue M Business Manager

December 19, 2019

The bowling team has almost a full girls team for the first time ever this year. There are 23 members on the team in all, 12 guys and 11 girls.  Many of the girls on the team are new, considering how many seniors graduated last year. It was a hard hit to the team losing that many members from...

Wrestling takes first at home meet

Wrestling takes first at home meet

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

December 19, 2019

Manhattan wrestling won their first meet of the season at home on Saturday, overcoming their difficult start to the season after losing to Bonner Springs on Thursday and placing 10th at the Gardner-Edgerton meet a week prior. That followed a loss at the Thursday dual against Bonner Springs High in Kansas ...

Girls basketball optimistic following loss

Juliana Poe, Sports Editor

December 19, 2019

Coming off of a third-place finish at the Hays shootout two weekends back, the Manhattan girls basketball team went head-to-head against Seaman, who proceeded to knock the girls off their feet. "We didn't come out as strong as we needed to," junior Taylor Claussen said. "We got behind … and we ...

Swim wins first home meet

Annika Nyp, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2019

Within the last heat of the 12th event at Wednesday home meet, the announcement was made that the Manhattan High boys Swim and Dive team was in first place with 387 points -- a lead of 30 points or more over the rest of the teams.  “The meet Wednesday went well,”  head coach Alex Brown said. “...

Boys basketball dominates Seaman

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

December 17, 2019

The Manhattan boys basketball team (4-0) kept their winning streak, defeating the Seaman Vikings on the road 70-49.  The Indians made the night miserable for the Vikings on their way to a dominating win. “I thought we played well for the most part,” junior Owen Braxmeyer said. “Except for some slow s...

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