Swim team continues to build

Jonah Evarts and John Ostermann

November 14, 2017

Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Winter Sports

After a 13th place finish last year, the Manhattan High swim team looks to enter this new year stronger than ever. “Our team expects to win league this year,” junior Suman Wang said. “It’s been awhile since we have w...

Wrestling works towards a repeat

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

November 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Manhattan High wrestling has a chip on its shoulder after winning the state championship last year, along with a Centennial League title. After losing an exceptional class of seniors, including state champion of the 145 weigh...

Girls basketball ready to capture title again

Michael Simmons, Blue M Sports Editor

November 14, 2017

Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Being able to call yourself a state champion is not something that everyday people experience often. For the Manhattan High girls basketball team this is something that not only they get to experience every day, but that they plan t...

Inexperienced team looks to defend league title, reach state

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

After last season’s state quarterfinal appearance, Manhattan High is reloading this year. The Indians lost six seniors from the team, including all five of its starters. “I don’t know that you truly replace [last year’s seniors]...

All-American Soberano to fill shoes

Jonah Evarts and Alyssa Stevens

November 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Mikey Soberano isn’t your everyday, average sophomore. Beneath the dude UGG slippers, and his Nissan Frontier, he’s won the All-American wrestling award twice now. Once last spring, and again just last month in Iowa. The Al...

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, “‘...

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