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 the...

Manhattan Varsity Football wins five straight

Cole Schmitt, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Varsity Football (5-0) dominated the Emporia Spartans (2-3) 41-14 in the annual Homecoming game. MHS will move on to defend Silver Trophy. “We came out and our defense played really well,” head coach Joe Schartz said. ...

MHS Varsity football alone at top

Cole Schmitt, Staff Writer

September 23, 2018

Manhattan High (4-0) Varsity football spoils Washburn’s (3-1) Homecoming football game in a dominating fashion 44-7 to take over first place in the league. “We continue to come together and play as one,” Joe Schartz,...

Indians get third straight win, move on to big test Friday

Cole Schmitt, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018

Manhattan stays undefeated after a dominating win Friday night at Seaman 49-7. “I was very pleased with the total team effort,” head coach Joe Schartz said “I am very pleased with the defense holding Seaman to -11 yards...

Varsity football produces electrifying win in overtime

Cole Schmitt, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

After a 14-point scoring spree from Topeka High in Friday’s Varsity football game, Manhattan came back to tie it late in the fourth quarter and eventually won by one on the last plays of the game in overtime. “The key ther...

Freshman football finds win, loss in first games

Gavin Gaston, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

The freshmen football team had its first game on Aug. 30, and they won against Olathe Northwest. They secured the win in a final score of 28-6. “We played hard, and our win was very rewarding,” Jackson Hainstock, left guard...

Indians Varsity Football impresses in home opener

Cole Schmitt, Staff Writer

September 3, 2018

In their first game of the season Manhattan Varsity Football totaled six touchdowns Friday night while holding Olathe Northwest to only one. “I was pleased with the entire team,” head coach Joe Schartz said. “I felt as the...

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