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Three-hitter helps baseball to split

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

By itself, a rivalry game is a high pressure environment. Throw in playoff implications, and the pressure can become too much to handle. “The first game,” head coach Don Hess said, “we played well, we played hard, but we wa...

Surround yourself with close friends

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018

Filed under Opinions

There’s an old Frank Sinatra song that goes, “And now the end is near and so I face the final curtain.” Never has that line rung truer in my life than now. My time here at Manhattan High is nearly done. I have my final b...

Finding motivation to finish strong

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Filed under Trending

Near the end of the semester, it becomes difficult to stay focused on education. Many students neglect to do work, switching to coast mode instead. “The end is near,” they say. “Why should I care?” Keeping up the inten...

Jobe uses non-traditional teaching methods

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Filed under Features

In many English classes at Manhattan High, students are focused on reading the next section of the required novel or writing the next required essay. Morgan Jobe chooses to teach English a different way. “I felt like the trad...

Journalism staff excels, receives recognition

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Filed under News

Excellence has become the norm at Manhattan High. The journalism department upheld its end of the bargain last week, as six students came away from the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest with state-level awards...

Baseball takes one from undefeated Shawnee Heights

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Coming into the doubleheader against Manhattan High, Shawnee Heights was undefeated. The Indians (8-4, 6-4 Centennial League) would change that, swiftly taking game two from the Thunderbirds (8-1, 6-1) 2-0 after dropping the fir...

Students destroy robots in free time

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Filed under Features

Sometimes, the best part of building something is watching it destroy other things. “[I joined] because robots are cool and destroying robots is even cooler,” sophomore Noah Jayne said. Jayne, along with three othe...

Baseball swept away against Washburn

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

A simple throw from shortstop to first base would have ended the top of the fifth inning. Instead, it was just beginning.   In a microcosm of Manhattan High’s season, MHS’ throw was errant, letting the batter reach bas...

Students test language skills

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018

Filed under News

While many students at Manhattan High are learning foreign languages, the chances to put that language into practice are few. For 12 German students, Thursday’s German Language Diploma 1 exam (DSD1) was that perfect opportu...

Baseball takes low scoring make-up game

Jacob Clanton and John Ostermann

April 10, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

After the 28-run game against Wichita East (2-4) last week, Manhattan High expected a repeat. Instead, the Indians (5-1) played in a pitchers’ duel against the Blue Aces, pulling out a 4-2 victory in the make-up game. “I t...

Limit senioritis, finish strong

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018

Filed under Opinions

If you’ve spent any amount of time around seniors recently, I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “Man, senioritis is hitting me hard.” It’s a common trend among high school seniors who are ready to move on. Senio...

Baseball opens season with sweep

Jacob Clanton, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2018

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In baseball, the name of the game is pitching. “In the game of baseball,” head coach Don Hess said, “it’s who you have on the mound, and Carson [Marsh, senior] was lights-out the first game, and he gave us a lot of...

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