Three-hitter helps baseball to split

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

By itself, a rivalry game is a high pressure environment. Throw in playoff implications, and the pressure can become too much to handle. “The first game,” head coach Don Hess said, “we played well, we played hard, but we wa...

Baseball dominates Topeka High

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In every sport there is a certain feeling of momentum, which is what the Manhattan High Varsity baseball team let carry them to a victory against Topeka High 11-1 and 10-4. The team was also met with their Senior Night on Frid...

Baseball takes one from undefeated Shawnee Heights

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Coming into the doubleheader against Manhattan High, Shawnee Heights was undefeated. The Indians (8-4, 6-4 Centennial League) would change that, swiftly taking game two from the Thunderbirds (8-1, 6-1) 2-0 after dropping the fir...

Baseball swept away against Washburn

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

A simple throw from shortstop to first base would have ended the top of the fifth inning. Instead, it was just beginning.   In a microcosm of Manhattan High’s season, MHS’ throw was errant, letting the batter reach bas...

Baseball takes low scoring make-up game

Jacob Clanton and John Ostermann

April 10, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After the 28-run game against Wichita East (2-4) last week, Manhattan High expected a repeat. Instead, the Indians (5-1) played in a pitchers’ duel against the Blue Aces, pulling out a 4-2 victory in the make-up game. “I t...

Baseball opens season with sweep

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In baseball, the name of the game is pitching. “In the game of baseball,” head coach Don Hess said, “it’s who you have on the mound, and Carson [Marsh, senior] was lights-out the first game, and he gave us a lot of...

Baseball looks to raise bar

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Second place may sound nice, but at the end of the day, it means you lost your last game. “Coming off of the second place last year,” senior Thomas Gevock said, “just kind of a disappointing way to end the season, an...

Baseball fights back, finishes second

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

May 28, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

As the state trophy was presented, Manhattan High stood on the third-base line. Disappointment showed on the team's faces, as the Indians watched Blue Valley storm the field and celebrate. Even a second place finish couldn't dampen t...

Baseball hold off Hutchinson, advances to state semifinals

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In state tournaments, a team must be playing at a high level to advance. However, sometimes a sub-par game can still result in victory. That was the case for Manhattan High, as the Indians beat Hutchinson 3-1 to advance to t...

Forfeit forces baseball split against Wichita East

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Manhattan almost didn’t play Wichita East. After being postponed twice due to rain, the Indians fit the game in on the last day of the regular season. Though it was the end of the season, MHS didn’t have the game they wan...

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