Football dominates, shuts out Highland Park

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Manhattan High’s game plan against Highland Park was simple: come out and dominate early. “It was a different challenge,” head coach Joe Schartz said. “It was the first time we were a decided favorite coming out o...

Indians bounce back to beat Washburn

John Ostermann, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

As the students piled into the stands, the parents set their seatbacks up, and the Indians began their pre game warmups, there was a different vibe on the field. The football team has had this game marked on their calendar since ...

Football mounts late comeback, not enough

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

After losing most of its starters from last season, Manhattan High knew the start of this football season was going to be rough. “We knew we were going to have some growing pains early on because we lacked experience,” h...

Inexperienced team starts football season

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Football is back. Manhattan High football gave fans their first taste of the team Thursday night during the annual soup scrimmage. While it serves as a practice, the scrimmage gives the Indians a chance to play under the l...

MHS kicks off year with annual football and soup scrimmage

Maiesha Hossain, Features Editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, News, Sports

It wouldn’t be the beginning of the football season without a scrimmage, and it wouldn’t be a Manhattan High scrimmage without soup. Last Friday students, parents, faculty and MHS football fans alike filled Bishop Stadium to ...

Undefeated season ends with disappointing loss to Washburn Rural

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

As the players walked out of the locker room following the game, they were greeted by a scene befitting a funeral. Everywhere they looked there were somber faces and shoulders ready to be cried into. While some went and found...

Football advances with win over Wichita Southeast

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 30, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Typically, playoff games are more intense than the regular season. These games are close ones that go down to the wire, leaving everyone feeling exuberated after the game. That was not the case Friday night, as Manhattan High (9-0) beat...

Win over Blue Valley Northwest caps perfect regular season for Football

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Though a two-platoon system is often seen in the professional and collegiate levels of football, rarely is a true system seen in the high school level. However, at Manhattan High, that is not the case. The Indians are one o...

Football beats Emporia

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 16, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Uncategorized

Not only do teams sometimes struggle in the game just before a big opponent, but the game after can prove to be difficult as well. “Coming off the big J.C. win, I think it’s kind of hard to focus,” senior quarterback ...

Football wins back the Silver Trophy, stays perfect

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

In any sport, rivalry games are intense. They are the games teams look forward to all year long. Fans are ready, players are ready, and it can be guaranteed to be a great game. Of course, it's even better with a win. “Words...

Football stays perfect with win over Seaman

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

October 3, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

In the professional and collegiate levels of football, teams have become more passing-oriented. Some high schools have even gotten in on this trend. Manhattan High has not. “We got a good offensive line,” head coach Joe ...

Football stays perfect with win over Topeka High

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

September 26, 2016

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Showcase, Sports

Big games often lead to not only a more energized football game, but also a more energized crowd. Manhattan High against Topeka High fit that bill. “The student section was insane,” senior quarterback Ian Trapp said.  ...

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