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Athlete of the Week: Ava Bahr

Athlete of the Week: Ava Bahr

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Editor

September 22, 2020

Achievements? I got second at JC League with my doubles partner. I’ve won a few games. This is my first year playing on Varsity. I haven't gotten to state yet.   Why did you choose tennis? Well actually I hadn’t been playing tennis for very long. I started putting in a lot of tim...

Second and third volleyball meets a learning experience

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor

September 22, 2020

The Manhattan High Varsity volleyball team lost all of their games in the triangular in Highland Park that also included Washburn Rural on Sept. 8, and one of them in the next meet. “We played good,” senior Ellie Hacker said. “Well, we played good individually, but we struggled playing togethe...

Manhattan takes first place for home tennis meet

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Editor

September 22, 2020

Manhattan came in first place at the home meet they hosted last Tuesday, with Washburn Rural coming in at a close second. The Manhattan High Varsity girls tennis team placed first overall at their only home meet at the City Park courts last Tuesday, playing a quad with Marysville High, Junction Cit...

Girls golf wins first, second

Julianna Poe, Trending Editor

September 22, 2020

Ready to seize the competition, the Manhattan High Varsity girls golf team collected both a first and second place win this week, along with six individual medals in the top 10. “I think it was good medicine for the girls because [last] Monday they struggled at the Country Club,” head coach Paige ...

Soccer takes the win against Trinity Academy

Kris Long, Sports Editor

September 22, 2020

Boys soccer took the win against Trinity Academy away on Thursday 2-0, making them 2-2 this season. The second time MHS has played Trinity, they won 3-2 last year and continued their streak. “We expected for them to be pretty good,” senior Colton Frieling said. “They were pretty good… just...

Football drops second straight game

Cole Schmitt, Online Editor-and-Chief

September 21, 2020

After falling last week in the Silver Trophy Game, the Indians dropped another game at Hayden Friday 28-42. The Tribe managed to salvage 28 points in the second half after going scoreless in the first. “It was a tough game for starters,” senior Cade Wilson said. “Hayden is a good team and the...

Sports plow ahead in the face of uncertainty

Kris Long, Sports Editor

September 21, 2020

Two weeks into the fall athletics, all six sports seasons are progressing with no problems so far observing the relevant safety precautions. However, there are numerous unanswered questions for athletes and fans in the face of school closure or possible team outbreaks. The biggest of these uncertaintie...

Boys soccer drops game against Dodge, Derby match cancelled

Kris Long, Sports Editor

September 15, 2020

Manhattan High Varsity soccer lost their match 1-2 away at Dodge City on Tuesday, conceding the game on a questionable late penalty after going up in the first half. Dodge was expected to be a difficult team. 2-0 before the game, they hadn’t conceded a goal yet this season. Usually a solely postse...

Girls Tennis bounces back after weather issues

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Page Editor

September 15, 2020

After one of the two meets scheduled for last week was postponed due to weather conditions, the Manhattan High Varsity girls tennis team focused all their attention on Saturday’s meet at Emporia. The Seaman Invitational was postponed from last Tuesday and was rescheduled for today as a quad with Washbur...

Cross country wins Emporia meet

Cross Country runner Daniel Harkin runs the last quarter mile of the race at Warner Memorial Park in Manhattan. Harkin finished second individually and the team finished first.

Brianna Carmack, Print Editor-and-Chief

September 15, 2020

Manhattan High won their second cross country meet of the season last Saturday in Emporia. “The kids competed really well,” head coach Susan Melgares said. “They took care of business basically.” Manhattan High was the top scoring team, winning both boys and girls Varsity. Saint James ...

Second volleyball meet turns out to be a learning experience

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor

September 15, 2020

The Manhattan High Varsity volleyball team took a couple hits Tuesday, September 8 at their triangular in Highland Park that also included Washburn Rural. “We played good,” senior Ellie Hacker said. “Well, we played good individually, but we struggled playing together as a team. That's why ...

Football Players shine in KC Showcase

Cole Schmitt, Online Editor-and-Chief

September 14, 2020

Senior Ty Jackson and junior Joe Hall were invited to participate in the Kansas City Showcase earlier this summer, as both want to play in college, and saw this as a way to get noticed at and start the recruiting process. “It felt good,” Jackson said. “It just showed me that I could play wit...

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