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Boys hold off Shawnee Heights in close Senior Night win

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Up 20 points late in the third quarter, it looked like Manhattan might get to cruise to a Senior Night victory over Shawnee Heights. The Indians didn’t make it that easy though. “We get up like 20 and then we’re like, ...

Athlete of the week: Carson Marsh

Micheal Simmons, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018

Filed under Athlete of the Week, Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Every senior athlete feels the pressure during their senior night, as the attention is all on them.  For some seniors the pressure just improves their performance, such as senior Carson Marsh. Marsh was a key component in he...

Manhattan comeback falls short

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

After breaking its four-game losing streak, Manhattan looked to start a new streak: a winning one. The Indians (8-9, 3-7 Centennial League) came up short, failing to complete the comeback against Topeka High (11-6, 7-3). The Tr...

Losing streak ends with win over Emporia

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

After four straight close losses, Manhattan was finally on the other side of the scoreboard. “Words can barely describe the joy and feeling of accomplishment that I think everyone on our team has right now,” senior John Osterm...

Script repeated: Boys fall to Washburn in overtime

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The finish was a result and script Manhattan High had seen before, with a few small changes. “It was different than the Shawnee Heights game in that we had some momentum going into overtime,” head coach Benji George s...

Boys struggle to finish defensively

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It was a game of two halves. “We struggled on offense, [but] our defense was really good in the first half,” senior Nate Awbrey said. “Second half, we came out and we were hitting all of our shots, but our defense was ...

Boys survive thriller against Wichita East

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Jaylen Randle caught the ball, jumped behind the 3-point line and put up a potential game-winning shot. “When the shot went up, I thought he made it,” senior Carson Marsh said. “He kind of had a free shot, so I was scar...

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