Seniors girls tennis ready to bond with new freshmen

Madison Ritz, Staff Writer

August 12, 2019

To prepare for their thrilling upcoming season, the Manhattan High tennis players spent their summer time practicing with their friends, and, as the new team, to get ready and become prepared for any challenges during their matches. “Throughout the summer, I’ve actually been going out to the ...

MHS Dance prepares to ‘break barriers’

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

August 12, 2019

Summertime couldn’t stop the Manhattan High dance team from rocking their way into the school year, more confident and ready than before. In addition to practicing in their own time, the dance team attended a week-long camp with the Big Blue Marching Band from July 30 through Aug. 2. “The ...

Girls golf prepares for upcoming season

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

August 12, 2019

After coming off a fifth place win at state and tying for first at League, the Manhattan High girls golf team is preparing for their upcoming season with new goals set for the year. “This will be my second year as head coach. So hopefully I will be better, and hopefully I will motivate the gi...

Cross Country begins new season, free to join

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

August 12, 2019

In light of the new school season, sports are returning in which one being cross country.  Cross Country is one of the few sports at Manhattan High that doesn't involve a ball. It is strictly running long distance in the fastest time. The team with the least amount of time wins.  Some ways ...

Football sets high expectations for 2019 season

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

August 12, 2019

From the weight room to the field, the Manhattan High Indians have been training for another stellar season.  Almost every day this offseason, the team has been working in an effort to improve while also adjusting their expectations to be better. “Us players, coaches and even fans have high expect...

Summer volleyball camps prove effective

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

August 12, 2019

In summer, it’s common for school sports teams to practice and condition in order to stay in shape for the upcoming season and the volleyball team is no exception.  Volleyball camp started at the beginning of the summer and ended on July 12. They had morning practices in the school gym fro...

Mike Sanchez takes on role of head boys soccer coach

Mike Sanchez takes on role of head boys soccer coach

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

August 12, 2019

Head Varsity girls soccer coach Mike Sanchez will take on the position of boys head coach in the wake of Frank Alonso’s death from pancreatic cancer. Sanchez, who has been coaching soccer for 16 years, played collegiate-level soccer at McPherson College -- a National Association of Intercollegia...

College Signing for MHS Seniors

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

May 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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