Sara Swanson

Manchester Girls Soccer wins over Grass Lake 5 – 1

The Lady Dutch soccer team took the trip to Grass Lake on Wednesday and came back with another ISL win. Coach Sibilski described the first half, “Manchester got off the mark early with a goal two and half minutes into the game. Hannah Woods finished a Rayna Edwards cross. Manchester’s second goal came on the counter […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School Girls Basketball team earns Academic All-State Honors for 2017 season

Manchester Community Schools announced last week that the Manchester High School Girls Basketball team was named the second to the top of Class C teams for Academic All-State Honors from the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. The team averaged a GPA of 3.892, coming in lower than only Pewamo-Westphalia, a school located northwest of Lansing, whose team’s […]

 Marsha Chartrand

MAYS holds opening day festivities

Manchester Area Youth Sports hosted “Opening Day” at Kirk Park on April 29. Despite cold temperatures and looming clouds, nothing could dampen the spirits of the young players who gathered with their teammates to be introduced to the community as they ran the bases. Michelle Dettling opened the ceremony with the Star-Spangled Banner, while the […]

 Sara Swanson

Lady Dutch Soccer dominates LCS, close win over Clinton

On Tuesday, May 2nd the Manchester girls soccer team took the short trip down to Lenawee Christian to continue league play. The Lady Dutch came out strong straight from kickoff, Rayna Edwards putting Manchester 1 – 0 up with less than 3 minutes gone in the game. Manchester’s 2nd came from captain Delanie Osborne, a low […]

 Sara Swanson

An Exciting Week of Girls Varsity Soccer

submitted by Sam Sibilski Monday The Manchester Lady Dutch soccer program took the short trip down to Columbia Central on Monday and came back with an important 1 – 0 win. Manchester’s only goal came from an Emma Mrocko header off a Mikayla Ball corner kick. All in all the Lady Dutch looked organized defensively […]

 Sara Swanson

Girls Soccer loses close game against Chelsea

submitted by Sam Sibilski Lady Dutch returned to action Tuesday with a short trip to Chelsea. Right from the warm up Manchester looked focused and knew what was ahead from a much bigger school. The Lady Dutch stepped up to the mark defensively. The back line, led by Senior Maddy Andreone looked organized and battled […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School wrestling team earns Academic All-State Honors for 2017 season

Earlier this month, Manchester High School’s wrestling team was named the top third team in Division 4 for Academic All-State Honors from the Michigan Wrestling Association. The team averaged a GPA of 3.42, coming in just .05 points under Clinton who averaged 3.47 and New Lathrop who averaged 3.49. The school received a certificate and […]

 Sara Swanson

Lady Dutch win 3-1 over Tecumseh in tough post-spring break game

submitted by Sam Sibilski Playing three games in five days the week after Spring break was always going to be difficult and although the team couldn’t get out of first gear, the Lady Dutch soccer program showed great resilience and determination beating D2 Tecumseh by 3 goals to 1. Freshman Taylor Psarouthakis made her first […]

Lady Dutch takes down Monroe in 2nd game of the season

Lady Dutch traveled down to Monroe for the their 2nd game of the season. Right from the start Manchester took control and camped in the opposition half. The Lady Dutch was more composed in possession and played with a purpose. It wasn’t long before freshman Natalie Bargardi opened the scoring with a screamer from 22 yards out. Manchester kept […]

 Sara Swanson

Lady Dutch win season opener 3 – 1 over Lincoln

The Manchester girls soccer welcomed Division 1 Ypsilanti Lincoln High School to start their 2017 campaign. The Lady Dutch looked to take control of the game early through a midfield trio of Natalie Bargardi, Rayna Edwards and Rylee Spitler, Lead by senior captain Delanie Osborne. Manchester maintained possession and took control of the game early, After […]