Thursday, June 30, 2016



Sports

  • General Activities | June 30, 2016

    Emporia thumps Manko, 13-0

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    When Post 5 picked up the pace, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers couldn’t keep up in a 13-0 loss at Norvell Field.

  • Pro Sports | June 30, 2016

    Escobar leads Royals over Cards in 12

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    ST. LOUIS — Overcoming two blown saves gave the Kansas City Royals reason to believe this trip would be better.

  • Pro Sports | June 29, 2016

    Ventura, Royals lose to Cardinals

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    Royals starter Yordano Ventura returned from an eight-game suspension for his role in a benches-clearing fight, only to get slapped around by the St. Louis offense on Tuesday night.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016

    Storm play in Father’s Day tournament

    The Midwest Storm 16-and-under A softball team won the Father’s Day NIT in Lawrence, June 18-19, finishing with a 5-1 record.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016

    Sweet Heat take 4th in KC tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat traveled to Kansas City this weekend, taking fourth in a tournament.

  • Pro Sports | June 28, 2016

    Duffy, Royals beat Cardinals 6-2

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    There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give up a first-inning home run, or fall into a big early hole, and it would cause everything else to slowly unravel.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Prime play in Summer Blast

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team had a tough week-end in the Summer Blast at the Beach tournament at Lake Shawnee this weekend.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up

    Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up The Optimist Bullets 16-and-under B softball team competed in the World Series tune-up event at Adair Park in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Moxie take 2nd at KC Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie played eight games this weekend, earning second place in the KC Summer Smash.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Diamonds play in Hitfest

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest over the weekend.

  • General Activities | June 27, 2016

    17ers cap tournament with win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Lawrence Showcase with a 6-4 win over the Kansas Indians on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • Pro Sports | June 27, 2016

    Kennedy strikes out 11, Royals top Astros

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    Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros’ seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Crawford wins Colbert Classic

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    Kolton Crawford knew he had a chance to win the Colbert Charity Classic going into the final two holes on Saturday, but he bogied both to finish his weekend at 9-under par.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko 17ers drop 2 games in Lawrence

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Kansas Showcase at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko collects 17 hits in 20-12 win

    On a night when they played nearly two and a half hours, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and their manager Steve Disbrow weren’t worried about the abnormal game length Friday night in Lawrence.

  • General Activities | June 24, 2016

    Sparks alone in lead at Classic

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    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Three tied for Colbert lead

    The first round of the Colbert Charity Classic finished with three golfers tied for the lead on Wednesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course.

  • Pro Sports | June 23, 2016

    Mets’ stars hurt as Royals lose 4-3

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    New York held off the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Wednesday for a two-game sweep in their World Series rematch.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    ITA Summer Circuit in Manhattan set for July 1-3

    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit will hold a tournament in Manhattan July 1-3, offering a chance for tennis players from high school to adult the opportunity to take part in one of the fastest growing events in all of tennis.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Anthony hosting football camp

    The Anthony Middle School football team camp will be July 5-7 at the AMS practice fields.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Xtreme takes 3rd at Father’s Day NIT

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12-and-under B took third at the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence over the weekend.

  • Pro Sports | June 22, 2016

    Royals lose to Mets, 2-1

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    Back in the ballpark where they celebrated a championship last fall, swigging sweet champagne well past midnight, the Royals were beaten 2-1 by the New York Mets on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch at Citi Field.

  • Pro Sports | June 21, 2016

    Cameron: Royals’ stats don’t tell the whole story

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    We’ve learned over the past two seasons that silly things like statistics and trends and even long stretches without crossing home plate don’t seem to compute correctly when all the chips are counted.

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Yacht Club holds Father’s Day race

    The Blue Valley Yacht Club held its annual Father’s Day race on Sunday.

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Optimist Bullets 3rd in Denver 16U Open

    The Optimist Bullets 16 and under B softball team played in the “Don’t Call Me Blue” tournament in Arvada, Colorado, this weekend.

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