Wednesday, May 25, 2016



Sports

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2016

    MHS soccer advances to state with 1-0 win

    Once the warm and muggy match finally ended, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team could breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Area Schools | May 25, 2016

    Mustangs ready for challenge at state baseball

    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.

  • Pro Sports | May 25, 2016

    Perez, surging Royals take down Twins

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    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.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2016

    Harkins compete at district championship

    Jillian Harkin of Manhattan won the Kansas District tennis championship in girls 14-and-under singles this past weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2016

    Manhattan lands 3 on all-league tennis

    The Centennial League coaches have released all-league tennis teams for the recently-completed 2015-16 season with Manhattan garnering three first-team honors.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2016

    Midwest Stix compete at Hawaiian Hitfest

    Manhattan’s Midwest Stix 12-and-under AAA baseball team competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest in Kansas City, Missouri, over the weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016

    MHS golfers finish 8th at state

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    Just minutes after the awards ceremony concluded following the Class 6A state golf tournament at the Manhattan Country Club, the Indians disappeared.

  • Pro Sports | May 24, 2016

    Perez, Royals rout Twins

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    MINNEAPOLIS — Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals have been off to a slow start in defense of their World Series championship.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016

    Martin wins Juco 4x800 title

    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.

  • General Activities | May 24, 2016

    Optimist Diamonds compete in Wildcat Classic Tournament

    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.

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2016

    Rock Creek softball falls to Chapman in regional 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.

  • Pro Sports | May 23, 2016

    Ventura, Royals fall short, 3-2

    CHICAGO — The Kansas City Royals fell just short of a sweep, despite an improved effort from Yordano Ventura.

  • General Activities | May 21, 2016

    Moore breaks Kansas half-marathon record

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    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Indians qualify for 12 state events at regional

    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.

  • Pro Sports | May 21, 2016

    Cain homers, Royals top White Sox

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Manhattan High golfers ready for state on home course

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Indians compete at state swim meet

    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 High School | May 20, 2016

    MHS soccer wins regional final

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    Manhattan came into Thursday’s girls’ soccer regional final against Free State with plenty of advantages.

  • Manhattan High School | May 20, 2016

    MHS baseball season ends in loss to Rural

    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.

  • Area Schools | May 19, 2016

    FHCS completes track season

    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.

  • Pro Sports | May 19, 2016

    Royals split doubleheader with Red Sox

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    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 18, 2016

    MHS softball falls at Olathe regional

    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.

  • Pro Sports | May 18, 2016

    Orlando paces Royals to 8-4 win

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Royals’ plan in spring training was for Paulo Orlando and Jarrod Dyson to platoon in right field.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Taylor scores 4 in rout of Wichita SE

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    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Indians take 2nd at Wichita regional

    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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