• Sting takes first

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Kansas City and brought home first place last weekend. Sydney Bannister pitched the first game in pool play, striking out two with no walks — allowing no runs and just three hits to get the 4.

  • Monarchs play in Lincoln

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs fastpitch softball team played in the Pitch for the Cure Tournament in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend. The Monarchs began play on Saturday with a 12-0 loss to the Omaha Inferno Echoes. Abigail Chainey had the only .

  • K-State track and field teams remain in Top 25

    The K-State track and field men’s and women’s squads both remained in the national Top 25 in the final set of USTFCCCA Team Rankings before the NCAA Championships on June 10-13. Announced Monday, the men and women rank No. 23 .

  • K-State golfers set for a busy summer

    Highlighted by a tournament victory by sophomore-to-be Trent Evans, K-State men’s golfers have started off the summer on the right foot in various tournaments across the nation. Evans captured the Inaugural Konza Prairie Amateur Championship last weekend at Colbert .

  • 3 Indians named All-League

    The Manhattan High softball team finished with three players on the all-Centennial League softball teams. Outfielder Savannah Thaemert made the league’s first team, while infielders Lindsey Hageman and Kenzie Smith both made the second team. Manhattan finished its season .

  • Lehning, Coffman and Harrison to be inducted into Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

    Former Kansas State standouts Shalee Lehning (women’s basketball), Paul Coffman (football) and Kenny Harrison (track and field) have been selected for enshrinement into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. The 2015 class will be inducted in ceremonies on Oct. 4 at .

  • Rock Creek baseball wins first-ever state title

    TOPEKA — The Rock Creek baseball team won its first state title in baseball with its Class 4A-Division II championship Monday afternoon at Hummer Sports Park. The Mustangs beat Concordia in the title game, 2-0. The Mustangs got only five hits .

  • Program to offer free bikes

    Manhattan is set to roll out a bike share program later this summer, but unlike the fee-based systems found in cities like New York and Chicago, the bikes will be free to use on the “honor system.” Gina Scroggs, executive .

  • Recent rains bring down wall, force family from home

    The heavy May rainfall has forced a Manhattan couple out of their home. Bobb and Pam Stokes’ home at 615 Ratone Lane has been deemed uninhabitable by the city after one of the retaining walls around the house collapsed around 1 p..

  • Airport agreement on tap

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider on Tuesday an agreement with a design-build team to start developing a facility to serve private planes at Manhattan Regional Airport. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The team of Schultz .

  • Perfect brew one of job’s perks for Wamego coffee shop owner Neighbor.phatch

    Jim Hovind responded to a “strange” call in the early 1980s that ignited a lifelong passion. Hovind was a 19-year-old handyman in the San Francisco Bay area, where he’d moved after growing up in Kansas City. One day someone .

  • City to consider Dunkin’ Donuts location Tuesday

    Dunkin’ Donuts finally has a potential location, but first it needs city approval. The Manhattan City Commission meeting on Tuesday will include a first reading of an ordinance amending the Abbott’s Landing Shopping Center commercial planned unit development near .


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