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 […]

 Sara Swanson

Vintage baseball to return to Manchester Village

This summer, during the first week of August, the Village of Manchester will be holding its very own 150th birthday party, the Sesquicentennial. As a part of the week-long celebration, sports and history lovers are planning a vintage baseball tournament made up of local teams. “What local teams?” you ask. The newly appointed Manchester Vintage […]

 Danielle Muntz

Manchester Kids Win at K of C Regional Free Throw Contest

The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition held its regional competition on February 25th in Brighton. Six Manchester children participated, and three qualified for the State competition. The three who qualified are Jase Punches, 9, Lila Harvey, 9, and Peyton Fether, 10. Mckenna Marsh and Canon Duffing also participated. Elizabeth Taylor, 11, made runner up […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Girls Basketball holding fundraising tournament

The Manchester Girls basketball program is holding a 5th and 6th grade girls basketball tournament on Saturday, January 7th as a fundraiser. The funds raised will go to help cover the mandatory $6,000 the Middle School and High School basket ball teams are required to raise this year. In addition to a Manchester 6th grade team playing in the tournament, teams from Chelsea, […]

 Sara Swanson

K of C hosts youth Free Throw Contest

Manchester Knights of Columbus of St Mary’s Catholic Church hosted the “K of C Free Throw Contest”  held for girls on Nov 12 at the Manchester High School and for boys on Nov 19 at the Manchester Middle School.  The Manchester area winners were: Age 9-Lila Harvey & Jase Punches; Age 10-Peyton Fether & Garrett Lamirand; Age […]

 Danielle Muntz

MHS Student, Riley Collins, Signs Letter of Intent to Play at Lake Superior State

Riley Collins, a Manchester High School senior, signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Lake Superior State University (LSSU) last Wednesday in the high school media center. LSSU Woman’s basketball is a NCAA Division II team which plays in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The media center was filled with fellow students, Riley’s […]

 Danielle Muntz

Lady Dutch Middle School Volleyball Win over Addison

Number 5, Jordyn Porter, began Wednesday night’s 7th and 8th grade volleyball double header against Addison. First to serve for Manchester’s Lady Dutch 7th grade team, Jordyn landed 3 aces before Addison gained possession. Manchester’s  team communication and ability to control the ball upon receiving a serve allowed them to immediately recover possession for the whole […]