College Signing for MHS Seniors

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

23 MHS Seniors have signed to various colleges to continue their athletic career in the collegiate level in 12 different sports   WRESTLING: Clayton “Bubba” Wilson (University of Nebraska) Jacob Mitchell (Pratt Junior College) Quincy Saddler (Pratt Junior College)   G...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Dan Harkin Varsity Cross Country, Track, Tennis     Harkin has been playing tennis for 12 years and has been running since about age seven. In 2018, Harkin received seventh in the 1600 meter and fourth in the 3200 meter in state track, second in state cross country and four...

Softball falls to Emporia, ready for postseason

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

May 13, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

This past Friday the Manhattan High softball team fell in both games of the doubleheader to Emporia at home, 2-13 and 6-9. The team is trying to forget about the loss and move on to postseason play happening today. “We’ve played a lot more as a team then we have these last two games,” senior McKe...

Tennis finishes season placing fifth at State

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports

After a season of great wins from the top players, it all comes to a close during the the State Championship. The competition was held at Olathe last Friday and Saturday and the team had competed well through the season and was prepared to show how well they improved from it. “Overall it looks like...

Boys golf doubtful about recent Regionals tournament, places third

May 13, 2019


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports

With hard and consistent practice throughout the season, Manhattan High boys golf placed third at Regionals yesterday at Wamego Country Club in which they qualified for State on May 20. According to head coach Brad Ficke, yesterday is known to be the best weather the team has played in throughout the ...

Soccer ends regular season on high note

Soccer ends regular season on high note

Aloera Ostermann, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

May 13, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports

The Lady Indians had a few unexpected turns happen during their season last week. They started with a win against Great Bend (7-0) then their game against Wichita Northwest was canceled. “It was kind of frustrating because a win would’ve helped us out for state,” said junior Kamryn Bussmann...

Track competes at League, boys come in second, girls take first

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

May 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Manhattan High track team battled at the Centennial League track meet last Thursday, which the girls took first and the boys come in second after a scoring error. Right before the final event of the meet that ultimately decided who took first between Manhattan and Washburn Rural boys team, head co...

Emporia baseball cancellation causes contention for Centennial league

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Tuesday Manhattan High was supposed to take on Emporia High, but that game was canceled due to weather. Additionally, according to head coach Don Hess, MHS baseball is ‘not sure’ where they finished in the Centennial League. “I think it counts as a forfeit for [Emporia]” senior Ben Gallagher sai...

Girls Swim and Dive league champs, prepare for state

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports

To end Manhattan High’s last full week of school, the girls swim and dive team is taking the nontraditional approach. Rather than spending their time preparing for graduation parties, the team is readying themselves for their very last meet of the season -- state. Set for this Thursday and Friday, both the s...

Softball falls, will face Emporia in final home game

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

May 6, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Manhattan High Indians softball team fell in both games of the doubleheader to the Hayden Wildcats last Friday night at home. Hayden brought the hits to Manhattan as they dominated the games 9-1 and 8-2. “They were just hitting the ball well,” sophomore Ellie Hacker said. “[They] timed...

Girls Swim and Dive prepare for Centennial League meet

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

As the most important meets of the finishing season loom ahead of the Manhattan High girls swim and dive team, the ladies are working harder than usual to ensure they finish strong. With Centennial League on Thursday for the swimmers and Friday for the divers, the girls have less than a week to practice...

Track takes first, third at Salina despite missing key athletes

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

May 6, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Manhattan High track team came home with gold for the boys and bronze for the girls as they competed in one of their bigger meets this season at the Salina Relays on Friday. The boys still managed to dominate despite missing two of their key athletes, junior Sam Hankins and sophomore Daniel Har...

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