Sara Swanson

Middle School Flying Dutchbots win 3, lose 2 matches

submitted by Manchester Flying Dutchbots Team The Manchester Flying Dutchbots Team #11193, competed last weekend. They placed overall 14th out of 35. During the competition, the Dutchbots held first place for the first half of the competition, winning three matches and losing two. The game consisted of two alliances, which would work together against the other […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Equestrian Team places 5th in State Finals

Submitted by Donna Clark On Thursday, October 12 around 5 am, a convoy of campers and horse trailers pulled out of Manchester heading to the Midland County Fairgrounds for the 2017 MIHA State Championships. Ten teams in each Division – A, B, C, and D –were coming from all around our state to compete. By 1 […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Realizing the Dream – to Ride with the Best of the Best!!

Submitted by Donna Clark, coach The Manchester High School Equestrian team finished our regular equestrian season as an undefeated team in District competition. We headed off to the Regional competition knowing that we would now be facing a more difficult level of competition and many more riders in our classes. We practiced hard, we held our […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Tindall helps lead GAM to Atlas Trophy

Manchester’s own Andrew Tindall, a member of the Golf Association of Michigan (GAM) Team, helped bring his team a victory in a noteworthy weekend tournament last month. The GAM Team won seven of the 12 singles matches and halved two others to win the 69th Atlas Trophy Matches Sunday, Sept. 24 at Oakland University’s R& […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Riders Gallop Home with Championship Trophy

At 6 am on Saturday, September 16, the Manchester Equestrian Team riders hit the ground running through a dense fog. Not only do these riders have practices during the week, but show days are grueling! Showing a horse is so much more than just pulling him out of a stall and hopping on. For most, […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Equestrians win again, remain undefeated

submitted by Donna Clark Manchester High School Equestrian Team remained undefeated with their second win of the season.  They were competing in the District 10, Class B horse riding meet, which was held at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds in Adrian on September 10. The meet was sponsored by the Michigan Interscholastic Horse Association and included […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Equestrians “Rein” Supreme in First Meet of Season

submitted by Donna Clark, coach The Manchester High School Equestrian Team outscored 3 other teams to win the first District 10, Class B horse riding meet, which was held at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds in Adrian on August 27. District 10 includes schools from Washtenaw, Lenawee, and Jackson counties. Manchester’s team pulled ahead of their nearest […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester’s Pistol Prodigies win state championships, will compete at nationals

submitted by Scott and Lisa Poet of Pistol Prodigies Youth Pistol and Rifle Team The Pistol Prodigies Youth Pistol and Rifle Team competed in the Michigan Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) State Championships in Sturgis, MI Father’s Day weekend. The 3-day match was hosted by the St. Joseph County Conservation and Sportsman Club. 11 teams […]

 Danielle Muntz

Lady Dutch Soccer Makes Elite 8, Loses to Lansing Christian

After making it to the Elite 8 by defeating Plymouth Christian 2-1 in overtime, Manchester high school’s Lady Dutch soccer team lost to Lansing Christian 1-4. Rayna Edwards put up Manchester’s one goal. The Lady Dutch had faced Lansing Christian early in the season, also losing 1-4. It is an end to an impressive season, […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Handlers vintage baseball team practices & games scheduled

In case you haven’t heard, Manchester now has its own vintage baseball team and they are still looking for players! The Manchester Handlers Vintage Baseball Team is practicing weekly in preparation for two games the team has scheduled for this summer. On July 7, the team will be holding its “Opening Day” Scrimmage at 7 pm […]

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