Softball sweeps Senior Night 15-0, 9-4

May 24, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Most athletes look forward to Senior Night for all of their high school careers. Last Tuesday the girls softball team had their turn, sweeping their rivals Junction City in their last two home games. After nine straight losses, the players were happy to have a few wins under their belt, especially...

Boys Golf: Update

Kami Bussmann, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports, Spring Sports

On Monday May 14, the Manhattan High boys golf team played for regionals in Wichita at Arthur B. Slim Park Golf Course.The boys did not disappoint and came home with a champion trophy. Sophomore Jake Cox shot a 75 placing 2nd individually. Senior Ben Robben shot a 77 placing 4th. Junior Josh Priddle ended the...

Manhattan tennis closes out the season taking fifth in state

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

From the moment the Indians tennis team learned of their fifth place finish, they turned their heads towards next Season. “This year we all got a good taste of how good you have to be to succeed at the top,” junior Mitch Hutchinson said. “Now we're all prepared to put in work over the off season to ...

Three-hitter helps baseball to split

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

By itself, a rivalry game is a high pressure environment. Throw in playoff implications, and the pressure can become too much to handle. “The first game,” head coach Don Hess said, “we played well, we played hard, but we walked the leadoff guy and we hit him twice and then we didn’t pick ...

Track takes Centennial League title with ease

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Hard work and focus was the key to success for the Manhattan High track team as the boys took the Centennial League title, while the girls took second falling to defending state champions, Junction City. Redemption was nearly in the air as the boys team haven’t had the title since 2014 and the girls ...

Girls swimming takes second

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

Girls Swim and Dive comes close to first place at their Centennial League meet at Topeka last Friday, scoring second place with a total of 380 points, only five points away from Washburn Rural who scored 385 points and placed first. “We did really well. We were five points short of Washburn Rur...

Soccer beats Shawnee Heights

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

After a few weeks full of games the Manhattan High Lady Indians finally concluded their regular season. They went out with a bang after beating Shawnee Heights 4-0. The game lit a fire of confidence under the Indians as they head into their postseason. “It’s always a great game when we win by...

Athlete of the Week: Jillian Harris

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

As the end of the school year comes, the majority of athletes are beginning to end their season, including sophomore Jillian Harris who finished the regular season with a bang, achieving a long awaited goal of a new personal record. “It felt good to know that I can continue to push myself and s...

Swim team places third

Maddy Gleason, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

Girls swim and dive placed third against a total of 11 teams at the Great Bend Invitational on April 27. Manhattan High’s total of 389.5 points came in behind Great Bend placing first with a total score of 431 points, while McPherson came in second with a total score of 394 points. “I swa...

Girls Soccer adds another win to record

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

After getting a short break from their busy three game a week schedule, the Lady Indians were right back at it. They played and won 2-0 against Wichita Northwest on Tuesday, May 1. After that they had their Wednesday practice cancelled due to severe weather and had to head straight into their Th...

Tennis places first at regionals

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

For the second time in the last four years Manhattan High School has shown its true dominance on the tennis courts. The team competed at the league meet on April 30. A first place finish at the meet marked the fourth straight time they won league, then they followed it up with something special....

Athlete of the Week: Robert Zhang

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Underclassmen don’t usually light up the Varsity court with their athletic skills, but sophomore Robert Zhang has reached a level of success that is rare for an underclassman. Zhang qualified for state placing second in the singles bracket. To reach such a level of success at this age requires a certain ...

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