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...

Baseball ends long break with sweep

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

May 8, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Breaks are usually good for any athlete, as they allow for recovery and rest. Long breaks in the middle of the season though, aren’t quite as good. That was the problem Manhattan High (11-3) faced, as it played its first ba...

Rain forces postponement for baseball

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Rain has been causing issues for Manhattan High baseball all year long. From the beginning of the season, when rain forced indoor practicing, to last week, when rain forced postponements, the weather has been uncooperative with MHS...

Inconsistency dooms baseball to split doubleheader

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Rain and baseball don’t mix. Typically, when the rain starts falling, the game stops. The only reason the game keeps going? A turf field. Manhattan High (7-3) had that luxury Friday night, as it split a doubleheader at Shaw...

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