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Athletes perform with many diets

Kyla Barnett, Features Editor

March 3, 2020

Athletes use many different diets, including calorie monitoring and using certain foods to affect their performance in and out of season.  For example, the Ketogenic diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate, and adequate prote...

Boys tennis tryouts causes much anticipation

Taryn Robinson, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

The boys’ tennis season at Manhattan High is approaching, and many are preparing their serves, returns and volleys. With the start of the season comes tryouts, hosted by head coach Brandon Starkey and assistant coach Darr...

Girls bowling places second at Regionals, boys ninth

Rachel Edie, Business Manager

March 2, 2020

A fighting attitude paid off for the girls Varsity bowling team on Friday when they placed second in Regionals to qualify for a state bid.  Out of the girls team, sophomore Jasmine Bridges and GRADE Megan Whitson plac...

Wrestling takes 12th at state, placing four

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

Manhattan High’s young wrestling team came in12th with 95.5 points in 6A state wrestling to finish the season, the first time since 2009 the team didn’t make the state top 10. Despite the disappointment, the team came a long way over t...

Girls basketball wins two at home

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

After two games on home court this week, the Manhattan High girls basketball team reigns victorious after defeating both the Emporia Spartans and the Highland Park Scots. “I thought we came out with a lot better energy,” head coach...

Baseball prepares for upcoming season through conditioning

Brianna Carmack, Entertainment Editor

March 2, 2020

As winter sports are wrapping up, spring sports began their first practices together yesterday. Baseball, in particular, began preparing for the season since the second semester began by conditioning after school everyday....

Boys to play Wichita East

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

March 2, 2020

The Manhattan High boys basketball team, the seventh seed, will face Wichita East, the 10th seed, tonight in the sub-state semifinal for the right to go to the final and face the winner of Wichita West and Washburn Rural.  ...

Girls basketball falls to Seaman once again

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

Determined to show Seaman up for their defeat earlier in the season, the Manhattan High girls basketball team stepped onto the court ready to win. “We’ve been trying to work on executing and just working more as a team,” s...

Girls basketball falls twice away

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

Traveling to both games this week, the Manhattan High girls basketball team went head-to-head with two top-seeded schools, Topeka High and Washburn Rural.  “I think we had some struggles, but we definitely learned a lo...

Athlete of the Week

Julianna Poe, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

Zeke Kohl, Sophomore Placed sixth at State How long have you been a diver? “This would be the second season, so two years.”   Are you more of a swimmer or a diver? “All the way diver.”   Who is...

Basketball falls twice in one week

Cole Schmitt, Social Media Manager

February 24, 2020

The Manhattan boys basketball team moved into sixth place on the west side of the standings after last Friday night's loss to Topeka High and last Tuesday night’s defeat to Washburn Rural. The Indians stand at 12-6 on the ye...

Manhattan takes fifth in boys and girls regionals, takes nine to state

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

February 24, 2020

Manhattan High wrestling came out of both regional tournaments this week and last with a fifth place finish. Eight boys joined #123 sophomore Dache Island-Jones in making the cut, with three of the boys taking home the Regional cha...

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