Girls Swim and Dive sets personal records, drops times

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Sports, Spring Sports

Astrophysicist Julian Barbour claims that there is no such thing as time. He says time is ungraspable and is always slipping through a person’s fingers and because it is has no physical properties it can’t really exist. Well, the Manhattan High girls swim and dive team just proved Barbour wrong....

Track places in top three for consecutive meets

Micheal Simmons, Blue M Editor-In-Chief

April 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The boys Varsity track team continues to beat out competition by large margins and the girls continue to trail, as boys and girls took first and second on Friday at Lansing. The boys team won by 35 points and girls trailed by 28. The team competed at two locations, the other being Fort Riley, where b...

Athlete of the Week

Sophia Comas, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Marleigh Hutchinson Soccer     Transferred from Junior Varsity to strictly a Varsity player in the game against Washburn Rural on April 4     What has your season been like so far? “I think for our season it’s been ok. We haven’t had the successes...

Lady Indians conclude rough week

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

Going into the week the Lady Indians were well rested and ready to face three new opponents. They started off the week at Lawrence Free State on April 1. There, the game ended in a tie; 1-1. “It was really tiring and we kind of had to work together to try our hardest, do our best and not giv...

Softball sweeps at Junction City

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Manhattan High softball team had a rocky start to their season with both a loss and a win, but they're quickly picking themselves back up through a double header win against Junction City, who they played on April 6. Their success follows a loss against Andover, 8-12, and a win against Great Bend, 5...

Softball splits first two games

March 27, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Manhattan High Softball team started the season off with a win last Tuesday in McPherson against Great Bend 5-4 but fell to Andover 8-12 later that night. “It was their first games of actually playing together this year,” head coach Connie Miller said. “They just kept the pressure on and t...

Boys tennis places first at Washburn Rural Quad

Hannah Heger, Features Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports

Despite many setbacks, the boys tennis team has been making up for lost time. The team went to their first meet at the Washburn Rural Invitational on March 26 where they got to bring more than the top six players. “You're allowed to bring as many players as you want. Typically [you can] only...

Softball prepares for first game

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

March 25, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

As the 2019 Manhattan High School softball season is almost upon them, the Lady Indians prepare to play their first two games in McPherson today. “We’re working hard and just work better as a team,” senior Veronica Knight said. “We’re trying to focus on communicating better. Varsity obvi...

High expectations for 2019 baseball season

Kris Long, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Coming off of a disappointing 2018 season, Varsity baseball is hoping to again contend for a state championship. Last season the team finished with a record of 14-8, but didn’t make it to state; however, they did take second in Regionals. It was an underwhelming result considering they placed s...

Athlete of the Week

Hailey Eilert, Photo Editors

March 25, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

James Higgs Discuss/Shot Put   Threw 135 feet 5 inches in discuss Threw 49 feet 5.25 inches in shot put   Can you describe what the first meet was like for you? Yeah, I took first by almost a yard in shot put, but my throws in discus weren’t the best. I’m working on it out th...

Boys golf off to a slow start

Kamryn Bussmann, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Boys Golf, Sports, Spring Sports

As spring sports season rolls around, athletes can’t wait to jump into their season. For the Manhattan High boys golf team, that just isn’t the case. Due to weather not wanting to be on the boys’ side, their season got pushed back by two weeks, which caused a loss of weeks for practice leading u...

MHS girls soccer jumps into games right after break

Aloera Ostermann, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Spring Sports

The Manhattan High girls soccer team dominated their opponents on their first road game, beating the lady Vikings at Seaman 4-0. With the game being so early, the players took extra care to be at practice over spring break, coming back strong to jump straight into their regular season schedule. “...

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