Everyone wants to be the Kansas City Royals, who won the World Series with a young, athletic team that had a payroll of $128 million at the end of the regular season, 13th among the 30 big league teams.
Just a week ago, Royals fans were gearing up for the fifth game of the World Series — riding a dreamy high that exploded with a dramatic comeback victory over the Mets that same night.
Wamego outscored Clearwater 21-0 in the fourth quarter after trading scores in the third. The Red Raiders shut down Clearwater’s potent rushing attack led by standout Collin Ellis.
Manhattan High’s Macie Myers was one of six golfers named to the Class 6A all-state first team last week.
The Junior Blues’ defense held off Manhattan’s rally attempts in the game’s final 23 minutes, leaving the Indians one win shy of their goal to get back to state.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours.
The jersey that Eric Hosmer wore in the decisive game of the World Series is headed to the Hall of Fame. So is the glove Salvador Perez used, the spikes Lorenzo Cain laced up and the bat that third baseman Mike Moustakas took to the plate.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Kansas City Royals are World Series champions, and they’re donating several artifacts to the Baseball Hall of Fame for a new exhibit dubbed Autumn Glory.
NEW YORK — With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring.
Those bound-and-determined Kansas City Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings early Monday for their first championship since 1985.
NEW YORK — Matt Harvey demanded the ball in the ninth inning of the Mets’ biggest game in years, the biggest start of his career.
No question, this was a spectacularly good baseball team. You cannot go 22-9 over two postseasons and make back-to-back World Series appearances by accident.
NEW YORK — Salvador Perez took foul balls of his mask, collarbone and fingers, and the Kansas City catcher kept on bouncing back, like some indestructible test dummy.
Manhattan managed to defeat Lawrence Free State after a tiebreaker — each team’s sixth runner’s place — ruled in their favor. Essentially, Cristina Martinez’s 35th-place finish, which didn’t factor into Manhattan’s team score of 72, brought home the title, a feat not done at Manhattan since 1979.
Between the cold and rainy weather conditions and the fact both teams were eliminated from the Class 6A playoffs that begin next week, Friday’s matchup between Washburn Rural and the Manhattan High football team was going to come down to which team wanted it more.
Manhattan head coach Lisa Kinderknecht was pleased to see her team playing its best volleyball of the season last week during regional competition.
The Manhattan High football team ended its season on a high note with a 28-8 win over Washburn Rural Friday night at Bishop Stadium.
After scoring a goal 10 minutes into its regional final match against Hutchinson Thursday night, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team expected to open the floodgates and win comfortably.
With three teams heading to state and a fourth still with a chance to get to state, the Manhattan High athletic department has a lot on the line in the coming days.
At Frankfort, with both teams out of playoff contention, Frankfort ended the season on a high note with a 68-6 win over Blue Valley-Randolph.
At Centralia, in a winner-makes-the-playoffs scenario, Centralia took the prize by beating Rock Creek, 32-18, on Thursday night.
At Marysville, Riley County couldn’t keep up in the second half as Marysville punched its ticket to the playoffs and ended the Falcons’ season.
At Blue Rapids, Jackson Heights ended Valley Heights’ season on Thursday in a 24-6 win.
For the second consecutive year, the Manhattan High football team will end its season playing against Washburn Rural with just pride on the line after being eliminated from playoff contention in Week 8.
Kirkland Lambert freely admits that scoring goals in soccer is fun. But as the third-seeded Manhattan High boys’ soccer team prepares for tonight’s Class 6A regional final against Hutchinson at Bishop Stadium, Lambert has learned a new lesson.
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