Sunday, July 24, 2016



Sports

  • General Activities | July 23, 2016

    Larson enjoys competing at local rodeo

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    When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant.

  • Pro Sports | July 23, 2016

    Rangers hold off Royals, 7-4

    Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings, Nomar Mazara and Adrian Beltre homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Saturday night.

  • General Activities | July 22, 2016

    Bull riders score at Kaw Valley Rodeo

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    Koal Livingston set a score that might last throughout the weekend during Night 1 of the Kaw Valley Rodeo on Thursday at Wells Arena.

  • Pro Sports | July 22, 2016

    Obama honors WS champ Royals at White House

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    WASHINGTON — The Kansas City Royals are going to have to work on their nicknames as far as President Barack Obama is concerned.

  • General Activities | July 21, 2016

    Former world champ set to rope Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Eight-time world champion Joe Beaver headlines the Kaw Valley Rodeo’s, which gets underway tonight at Wells Arena in CiCo Park.

  • Manhattan High School | July 21, 2016

    MHS uses camp to kick start next season

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    The next Manhattan High baseball season won’t start until April, but the Indians used this week to take the first step toward next year.

  • Pro Sports | July 21, 2016

    Indians romp over Royals, 11-4

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    In the span of three innings, the Indians’ Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall. Talk about using all fields.

  • Pro Sports | July 20, 2016

    Indians rough up Royals, 7-3

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    The Kansas City Royals’ search for a fifth starter evidently will continue after two of the favorites for the job did little to help their cause Tuesday.

  • Pro Sports | July 19, 2016

    Dyson’s 1st grand slam lifts Royals

    Jarrod Dyson hit a grand slam that capped a seven-run rally in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals broke loose after Corey Kluber cramped up, topping the Cleveland Indians 7-3 Monday night.

  • General Activities | July 18, 2016

    Manko 17ers rout Cavs in finale of showcase

    The Manhattan Manko 17ers finished their season on Sunday with a 12-1 win over the Cavaliers at the Johnson County Community College Showcase.

  • Pro Sports | July 18, 2016

    Royals fall to Tigers on late HR

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    DETROIT — Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s drive to right field sailed toward the wall, and the Detroit catcher immediately raised his right arm in celebration.

  • Pro Sports | July 17, 2016

    Royals beat Tigers, 8-4

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    DETROIT — Salvador Perez singled, doubled, scored a run and drew two of Kansas City’s seven walks as the Royals eased to an 8-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.

  • General Activities | July 17, 2016

    Manko tops Reds at JCCC tourney

    The Manhattan Manko 17ers picked up a win at the Johnson County Community College Showcase on Saturday, beating Blue Valley Reds, 6-2.

  • Pro Sports | July 15, 2016

    Defending champ Royals in limbo as 2nd half begins

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    The World Series champion Royals are stuck in no-man’s land, close enough to contention to keep fighting yet far enough behind the race that going all-in at the trade deadline would be a fool’s gambit.

  • General Activities | July 13, 2016

    Manko edges Midwest Stix, 7-6

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    The 17ers allowed two runs but got out of a bases-loaded jam with two outs to win 7-6 in their final weekday game of the summer.

  • Pro Sports | July 13, 2016

    Hosmer, Perez lift AL to All-Star win

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    SAN DIEGO — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.

  • General Activities | July 11, 2016

    Manko splits final day of Super 16

    Of the many aspects Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers manager Steve Disbrow has emphasized to his team this season, minimizing damage has been a stronger one.

  • Pro Sports | July 11, 2016

    Gee, Royals roughed up in loss

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    The first inning was anything but strong. Robinson Cano and Adam Lind then homered in a five-run seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners held off the Royals 8-5 on Sunday.

  • General Activities | July 10, 2016

    Bussmann, Manko win 7-2

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    Thanks in part to Josh Bussmann’s complete-game effort Saturday afternoon in Wamego, the 17ers got both en route to a 7-2 win over Building Champions Kisner in the final game of the showcase portion of the K-State Super 16 tournament.

  • Pro Sports | July 10, 2016

    Perez leads Royals over Mariners

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez picked a perfect time for his first pickoff of the season.

  • General Activities | July 10, 2016

    No Stone Unturned plans for the future

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    With a yearly event and a center that have quickly outgrown themselves, the No Stone Unturned Foundation has no choice but to plan for the future.

  • General Activities | July 10, 2016

    Manko shut out in 8-0 run-rule loss to Building Champions

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    In Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow’s mind, there wasn’t any carryover or leftover lethargy from Thursday’s walkoff loss heading into Friday afternoon’s matchup with Building Champions Cope.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2016

    Errors doom Manko in walkoff loss to Stars

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    Victory seemed imminent for the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers Thursday at Tointon Family Stadium.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2016

    Optimist Rebels win Freedom Festival

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka last weekend.

  • Pro Sports | July 07, 2016

    Royals lose 4-2, get swept in Toronto

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    Michael Saunders hit a solo home run in the fourth inning and singled home the winning run in the eighth as Toronto completed a three-game sweep of Kansas City, beating the Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.

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