Boys open season with third place finish

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2017

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

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]...

Boys fall to Lawrence, ends season at state

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

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

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 ...

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

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017

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

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 ...

Back to form: Boys rebound, beat Emporia on Homecoming night

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017

A hard loss can do to two things to a team: it can build them up, or break them down. For Manhattan High, it was the first. “[This game was] much more of what I’m used to coaching and the basketball team that I recognize...

Boys basketball finds redemption against Shawnee Heights

Jacob Clanton, Sports Editor

January 11, 2017

The best way to learn the caliber of a team is through a tough loss. How does the team finish the bad game? How does it bounce back for the next game? How do the players ensure the loss doesn’t affect future performances? ...

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