Local children enjoyed Manhattan Optimist soft ball this week.
A large part of Westmoreland’s early success resulted from being in the right place at the right time as well as receiving some unexpected — and unintentional — help from its neighbors.
The Bite Outta the Lil Apple softball tournament on Sunday at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex featured 55 teams ranging in ages from 8 to 18, including nine Manhattan Optimist teams.
The Marlins hosted the Little Apple Invitational at City Park.
During the final hours of June 8, 1966, Manhattan residents by and large were counting their blessings.
St. Joe’s ended the contest in the fourth inning when Colton Williams drove in teammate Thomas Reynolds. The RBI was one of four runs St. Joe’s plated in the inning.
St. George boasts an 80,000-square-foot elementary school with an enrollment of more than 400 students in preschool through sixth grade.
Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.
Area athletes competed at the state track meet on Day 1.
The 2016 Manhattan Area Garden Tour is 1-5 p.m. June 5. There are six gardens on the tour, including four residential oases, each highlighting the green thumbs of local gardeners.
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