The Rock Creek baseball team played four games over the weekend, sweeping Clay Center on Friday before splitting with Riley County on Saturday. The Mustangs played at Clay Center on Friday, winning the first game 10-3 and the second one 14.
The 12-and-under Manhattan Titans competed in the AAA Invitational at Bettis Sports Complex in Topeka over the weekend and ended up coming home with the championship. The Titans beat the Topeka Golden Giants 7-1, Building Champions 8-5, and the KC .
Former Kansas State pitcher Evan Marshall was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Marshall’s appeared in 14 games for the AAA Reno Aces this season, and has one save and a 0.54 ERA. He has 19 strikeouts. Marshall was drafted .
The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team played a doubleheader at Riley County on Friday, winning the games 4-3 and 8-0. The Mustangs led 4-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth in Game 1 when Riley County started making a .
Brad Schoen can be funny, and he can laugh loud enough to make people stop talking across a large, noisy room. But when Schoen has his chief’s hat on — when he’s officially speaking as director of the Riley .
Riley County commissioners expressed their disappointment in the Kansas legislature Monday morning with the passing of Senate Bill 231, also known as the “COTA to BOTA” bill, over the weekend. It passed the House 124-0 and the Senate 26-13. The bill .
City commissioners Tuesday will consider a proposal on how to allocate federal funding for community improvements. This federal money would fund the fifth year of the five-year action plan approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. .
The fresh smell is one of the first noticeable things when walking into Steve’s Floral. The presence of owner Jan Miller in her apron is also a constant there. She’s there when the store opens at 8 a.m. .
The community will have a chance to support 32 local nonprofit organizations Tuesday. The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation is having its second annual GROW Green Match Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Colony Square Atrium, 555 Poyntz Ave. Donors can .
The Manhattan High Forensics team placed first in the 6A State Speech and Drama Festival, which ended Sunday at Olathe Northwest High School. Coach Shawn Rafferty said winning had been a goal for the team all year, and they were .
Last weekend was beautiful. A balmy Saturday led to a warm-up on Sunday that was enough to remind us that despite a recent cool spell, we’re racing toward summer. Summer can wait. Let us savor last weekend, one during .
To the Editor: I might agree that the “Pledge of Allegiance is said far too often,” as a headline above a column on Page C8 in Sunday’s Manhattan Mercury stated, but only because it makes it become a hollow .
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