Once the warm and muggy match finally ended, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team could breathe a sigh of relief.
A year ago at this time, the Rock Creek Mustangs were preparing for the Class 4A-Division II state baseball tournament in search of the school’s first state title in any sport.
MINNEAPOLIS — The bases were loaded with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, and Wade Davis was staked to a three-run lead for the Kansas City Royals.
Jillian Harkin of Manhattan won the Kansas District tennis championship in girls 14-and-under singles this past weekend.
The Centennial League coaches have released all-league tennis teams for the recently-completed 2015-16 season with Manhattan garnering three first-team honors.
Manhattan’s Midwest Stix 12-and-under AAA baseball team competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest in Kansas City, Missouri, over the weekend.
Just minutes after the awards ceremony concluded following the Class 6A state golf tournament at the Manhattan Country Club, the Indians disappeared.
MINNEAPOLIS — Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals have been off to a slow start in defense of their World Series championship.
Former Manhattan High standout Chris Martin helped the Allen County Community College 4x800 relay team win an NJCAA title last week, running the third leg of the race that won.
The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team played in the Wildcat Classic Tournament in Manhattan this weekend, going undefeated in bracket play Saturday before dropping its first game in bracket play.
After facing Chapman last year in the Class 4A-Div. II state semifinal game, Rock Creek was hoping to knock them out of contention to the 2016 state tournament in last week’s regional rematch.
CHICAGO — The Kansas City Royals fell just short of a sweep, despite an improved effort from Yordano Ventura.
The Manhattan resident won the Bill Snyder Highway Half-Marathon on Saturday with a time of 1:04:07, beating the course record he sat last year and breaking the Kansas state record of 1:04:25.
The Manhattan High track and field teams competed at Friday’s Class 6A regional meet in Lawrence, qualifying for 12 events at next weekend’s all-class state track and field meet in the process.
The Kansas City Royals hit the field with their starter on a 60-pitch limit and two key relievers unavailable because of overwork. All they did was win a pitcher’s duel.
Ask the Manhattan High boys’ golf team whether playing the biggest tournament of the season — the Class 6A state meet — on its home course is an advantage, and the answers come back in the form of a unanimous yes.
The Manhattan High girls’ swim a team competed in Friday’s preliminary races at the Class 6A state swim meet at Topeka’s Capitol Federal Natatorium, swimming best times in two of three events.
Manhattan came into Thursday’s girls’ soccer regional final against Free State with plenty of advantages.
The third-seeded Indians just needed a win over the second-seeded Junior Blues in the regional final to punch their ticket back to Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence next week. But a disastrous fourth inning doomed Manhattan in a 6-2 loss to Rural.
The Flint Hills Christian School’s track and field teams finished its 2016 season Saturday at the Veritas Christian School Invitational, hosted by Eudora High School.
David Price did exactly what the Boston Red Sox expected when they signed him to a $217 million deal. The big left-hander dominated the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
The Manhattan High softball team finished its season with an 8-1 loss to Lawrence Free State at Tuesday’s Class 6A regional tournament in Olathe.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals’ plan in spring training was for Paulo Orlando and Jarrod Dyson to platoon in right field.
Coming into this season, Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez knew he would need somebody new to step in and fill up the stat sheet after standout sophomore Cailey Perkins was lost to an ACL injury.
With a second-place finish in Monday’s soggy Class 6A regional at Wichita’s MacDonald Golf Course, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team secured the opportunity to play with home-course advantage next week at state.
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