Boys unable to hold off Shawnee Heights

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As the regulation clock neared 0:00, the ball flew across half court towards Shawnee Heights senior Tyler White. Just before the buzzer, White reached up, grabbed the ball and layed it in to tie the game up at 48, sending the ...

Boys overcome slow start, beat rivals

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

As Manhattan High began its first Centennial League game of the young season, the team successfully slowed Junction City down, while struggling on offense itself. Luckily, that’s exactly the spot it expects to be in. “At ...

Fouls nearly doom home opener

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In its first home game of the season, Manhattan did not expect to use the bench as much as it did. However, between injuries and fouls, nearly everyone was forced to play. “It’s huge,” senior John Ostermann said, “especially in ...

Athlete of the Week: Raeshon Riddick

Jonah Evarts, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017

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

Sophomore Raeshon Riddick is looking like a bona fide star in only his second year on the Manhattan high school boys basketball team. After scoring 19 in his first start as a Varsity player last Thursday, Riddick turned heads ...

Boys open season with third place finish

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Like any basketball team, coming into the Hays City Shootout, Manhattan High looked to claim the title. Though they finished in third, the Indians were glad to get the season started. “Going into the tournament,” senior...

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]...

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...

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. ...

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...

Revenge: Boys beat Highland Park on Senior Night

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

In high school and collegiate athletics, senior night is a night loved by all. It’s a chance to honor those players who have stuck it out for four years; players who have given their hearts and souls to the team. Winning the ...

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