Summer basketball strengthens player’s bonds through AAU program

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Over the summer, most Manhattan High sports hold camps or practices. However, for some students, that’s not enough. Members of the MHS boys basketball team joined together this summer to play on Spradling Skills Academy t...

Girls basketball start state tournament off strong

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Perfection is what the Manhattan High girls Varsity basketball team presented yesterday in state quarterfinals when they defeated the Olathe Northwest Ravens, 63-52, moving to 22-1. The first quarter began neck and neck, with Manhattan leading 7-5 at the 6:00 mark, but they were...

Boys fall to Lawrence, ends season at state

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With a second left in regulation, senior Cade Roberts stepped to the free throw line for two shots. The game was tied, and one make would put Manhattan High in the driver's seat. In a microcosm of the game, he missed both. ...

Girls secure sub-state championship

Michael Simmons, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Despite a scare when sophomore Garin Williams left the basketball court late in the first half with an ankle injury, followed by a slow fourth quarter only scoring eight points, the Manhattan girls managed to beat the Lawrence Fr...

Revenge: Boys beat Washburn, advance to state tournament

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

March 4, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

There was no time left on the clock, but the game wasn’t over yet. The ball was hovering over the rim, waiting to fall. If it’s in, the game goes into overtime. If it doesn’t, Manhattan wins the game. “What was ...

Moving on: Boys beat Junction City, advance to sub-state final

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

With one last chance to play their rival, Manhattan High knew it had to give all it had. “The seniors said, ‘It’s going to be our last time playing our rivals on our home court,’” senior Trevor Hudgins said, “‘...

Three-peat: Boys beat Shawnee Heights, clinch third straight league title

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In 2014-2015, Manhattan High finished as Centennial League champs. In 2015-2016, Manhattan High finished as Centennial League champs. And in 2016-2017, Manhattan High finished as Centennial League champs. “That’s awesome,” seni...

Intramural championship makes for high-energy games

Mira Bhandari, Copy Editor

February 28, 2017

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Without traditional coaching or practices, self-motivation and enthusiasm for Manhattan High’s Intramural basketball championship were a vital part of the game. The championship resulted in an extremely close victory for the...

Bowling sends two bowers to state tournament

Micheal Simmons, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

Filed under Bowling, Sports, Winter Sports

The girls Varsity bowling team ended the regular season in a small victory while tying for fourth in regionals and having two members move on to state. The boys ended in defeat placing ninth. “They bowled very well. They tried hard al...

Girls finish league perfect, champs

Micheal Simmons, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Despite playing backward of how they usually do, Manhattan High girls beat Shawnee Heights 65-30 on Friday to walk away with the Centennial League title. Manhattan High started the game off stronger than ever going on a 23-6 run by th...

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