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Bowling looks to pin successful season

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

November 18, 2019

With the winter sports season approaching, one sport that doesn't seem to get enough attention is rolling into action.  Tryouts will take place during the week consecutively after Thanksgiving break at Little Apple Lanes — 3:30-5:30 p.m. Last year, the Manhattan High bowling team consisted of...

Wrestling season set to start

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2019

There are high hopes for the Manhattan High Varsity wrestling team going into this season, with new and experienced wrestlers expected to do well for the team. “Manhattan's generally a really good wrestling team,” sophomore Tuelia Ilalio said. “With good athletes I think we could go as far a...

Boys basketball hypes for new season

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2019

After a summer of practicing together, the boys basketball team is ready to begin the season this week. “We got a good group of guys and we had a great summer practicing,” senior Peyton Weixelman said. “We came together as a team and we're excited to get started this year.” Biology teach...

Girls basketball looks to build up team

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

Bouncing into the new season, the Manhattan High girls basketball team has their work cut out for them as they have lost four graduated starters from last school year. “We’re definitely going to have to work together a lot more since it’s a brand new team from last year,” senior Gaby Mart...

The end of a chapter: Manhattan falls to Derby

Parker Dawdy, Guest Writer

November 18, 2019

The 11-0 Derby Panthers were the same unstoppable force the Indians ran into at Sectionals the past three years. And like the past three years, the Panthers ended Manhattan’s season last Friday night in a heartbreaking 56-0 defeat.  The  Indians had caught fire and carried it through the pas...

Swim and Dive teams numbers hit all-time high

Anika Nyp, Blue M Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

As the winter sports season starts and signup sheets are posted, the Manhattan High Boys Swim and Dive team was soon overflowing with signatures. The team’s popularity has escalated over the years and now has reached a new record from last year’s rosters.   “Well, my biggest plan is to make sure wit...

‘Little Indian’ on to ‘Manhattan Indian’

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

As the end of the 2019 football season slowly approaches, senior Bauyett Young’s role in his final year of high school football must not go unnoticed. By the third grade — which was almost a decade ago, — Young’s passion for the well-loved game began to grow. Unlike his family’s drive for...

14 stroke improvement

14 stroke improvement

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

November 11, 2019

From the rain and wind to the sunny heat of Kansas, sophomore Kealyn Lhuillier has golfed through the worst and the best weather this season. “[That] moment when I found out I scored a 52 on the last tournament that had the worst weather, … , which was a 14 stroke improvement from my prior season,...

Sophomore on Varsity

Sophomore on Varsity

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

November 11, 2019

For most underclassmen, Varsity is nothing but a dream on the competitive teams of Manhattan High. For Monroe Say, sophomore, that dream turned into reality.  Say has been playing volleyball since elementary school. Her decision to play volleyball was influenced by watching her cousin play on the M...

Indians move on in playoffs, face familiar foe

Indians move on in playoffs, face familiar foe

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

November 11, 2019

Manhattan Varsity football (9-1) defeated Lawrence Free State (8-2) last Friday night 49-28 to move on to round three of the playoffs. The Indians did what they have done many times this year -- start off strong and put the game out of reach.  “We just played very well as a team,” senior captain Sam Shi...

In it to win it

In it to win it

Sophia Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

33 seconds.  Buzzfeed broke 15 laws in 33 seconds. Tracy McGrady scored 13 points in what’s considered one of the greatest comebacks in NBA history in 33 seconds.  To anyone unassociated with those things, 33 seconds is an insignificant amount of time that usually goes by unnoticed....

Harkin goes undefeated, places third at state

Harkin goes undefeated, places third at state

Madison Ritz, Blue M Student Life Editor

November 11, 2019

Serving the ball over the net and hoping for the best, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was awarded to freshman Jillian Harkin, who was undefeated in her tennis tournaments all season.  Harkin scored 32-0 during the whole season until she scored third at the state tournament.  “I w...

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