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Boys swim compete in back-to-back meets

Boys swim compete in back-to-back meets

Avery Inman, Staff Writer January 16, 2022

Kicking off their swim meets of 2022 the boys team competed in Topeka on Tuesday and in Lawrence on Wednesday. The lack of rest between meets led to some tough challenges. The team took third in Topeka...

Girls basketball falls to Washburn Rural

Girls basketball falls to Washburn Rural

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2022

Unable to gain a lead, the Manhattan High Varsity girls basketball team fell to Washburn Tuesday night 27-57. “I was really upset. I hate losing and I hate ending games like that,” sophomore Maxine...

Boys and girls wrestling compete at Dodge

Boys and girls wrestling compete at Dodge

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2022

MHS boys and girls Varsity wrestling took second with 131.5 team points and eighth with 50.0 points respectively at the Dodge City Tournament on Friday and Saturday in their first competition after winter...

Boys Basketball looking to get back on track

Boys Basketball looking to get back on track

Grant Snowden, Sports Broadcaster January 10, 2022

Manhattan High boys basketball opened the new year 1-1, splitting games with Highland Park and Emporia.  Manhattan High got their win Tuesday night at home vs Emporia. Senior Tate Brown and junior...

Girls basketball bounces back

Girls basketball bounces back

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2022

After three losses to start off the 2021-2022 season, the Manhattan High Varsity girls basketball team has bounced back with three wins and one loss as of this Friday. Before winter break, the team...

Bowling preps for 2022 season

Taryn Robinson, Sports Editor December 13, 2021

The Manhattan High School bowling team has a new coach. David Murph is a Human Resources Specialist in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as his day time job. Coaching is nothing new to him, however.  “I've...

Hayden defeats boys basketball

Hayden defeats boys basketball

Grant Snowden, Sports Broadcaster December 13, 2021

Boys basketball traveled to Hayden on Friday, where they fell 48-50 in a hard-fought, back-and-forth game, dropping to 1-2.  The Indians controlled most of the game, being up 14 points at halftime....

Boys Wrestling hosts home duals; girls compete at Onega

Boys Wrestling hosts home duals; girls compete at Onega

Kris Long, Print Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2021

Manhattan High School boys Varsity wrestling hosted their annual dual tournament this Saturday, winning four out of their five duals and the bracket as a whole, while the girls team traveled to the Onega...

Girls basketball collects third consecutive loss

Girls basketball collects third consecutive loss

Julianna Poe, Online Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2021

While on the road, the Manhattan High Varsity girls basketball team took home a devastating loss to the Hayden Wildcats, going 41-48. “We were crushed, hurt,” junior Destiny Yates said. “We thought...

Swim and dive start season off strong

Swim and dive start season off strong

Avery Inman, Sports Editor December 7, 2021

Kicking off the season with two meets last week, the boys swim team earned a third and a second-place finish. The team headed into the first meet at Topeka on Wednesday with hopes for some high individual...

Boys Basketball opens season 1-1

Boys Basketball opens season 1-1

Grant Snowden, Sports Broadcaster December 6, 2021

Manhattan High boys basketball opened their season last Friday at home against Topeka High with a 67-46 victory. Manhattan opened with a 67-46 victory. Manhattan had three scorers in double figures: seniors...

Boys wrestling wins at Great Bend, 8th at GE; girls team debuts

Boys wrestling wins at Great Bend, 8th at GE; girls team debuts

December 5, 2021

Manhattan High boys wrestling opened their season with a 47-25 win in a dual against Great Bend on Thursday and sixth place in the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational on Saturday, while the girls fell in their...

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