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  • Teen chess champ looks to start team at Manhattan High

    Sometimes things really are black and white, but that doesn’t necessarily make them easy to see. For an accomplished chess player like 15-year-old Jack Easton, figuring out his next move is a lot more complicated than it may seem to someone who isn’t intimately familiar with the game. ...

  • K-State duo win fishing title

    Kansas State fishermen Kyle Alsop and Taylor Bivins won the 2016 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Saturday in Campellsville, Kentucky. Alsop and Bivins finished the three-day event on Green River Lake with 36 pounds, 4 ounces. The K-State team was the only one in the field of 89 teams to bring in ...

  • Runners compete in Poyntz Mile race Menwinner.mercury

    Runners from around the Manhattan area and a few from around the state competed in the Poyntz Avenue Mile on Friday. The race, which is a fundraiser for the Manhattan High cross country teams, starts near Capital Federal and ends near AJ’s Pizza. Joe Moore had the best overall ...

  • Rangers top Royals with walk-off HR Royalscolor.mercury

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Mitch Moreland hit a two-out home run off Brooks Punders in the bottom of the ninth to help the Texas Rangers win in walk-off fashion over the Kansas City Royals, 2-1. The Royals led 1-0 after the first inning when Alcides Escobar came home on an Eric Hosmer ...

  • Track club heading to Junior Olympics Track2.mercury

    More than 10,000 athletes from across the world will travel to Rio de Janeiro next week for the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics. But before those games begin, nearly 20 local youth will travel to Houston to compete at the AAU Junior Olympics from July 30 to Aug. 6. The Manhattan Track Club qualified 22 ...

  • Ventura, Royals fall 3-2 Royalscolor.mercury

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Yordano Ventura’s first career complete game wasn’t enough to get the Kansas City Royals their first winning streak this month. Mitch Moreland’s second home run of the game broke a tie in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels earned his 12th win of the season ...

  • Mondesi helps Royals beat Angels Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Raul Mondesi celebrated an unforgettable 21st birthday. Mondesi had two infield singles, leading to four runs and two pitchers throwing errors — plus a protest by the Los Angeles Angels — as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night. Mondesi had a bunt single ...

  • Royals’ catcher pitches in 13-0 loss Royalscolor2.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Anytime reserve catcher Drew Butera takes the mound for Kansas City, it means another embarrassing loss for the Royals. Dillon Gee was knocked out in the sixth inning and Kansas City was shut down by Tyler Skaggs in a 13-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on ...

  • Four-run first costs Royals in 6-2 loss Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — By the time Ian Kennedy made the necessary adjustments, the Kansas City Royals were down four runs. Albert Pujols drove in four runs, Hector Santiago won his fifth consecutive start and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Royals 6-2 on Monday night. The Angels batted around in ...

  • Mosley highlights Night 3 Rodeo1.mercury

    Scores were hard to come by Saturday on the final night of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, as champions of the three-day event were crowned. The top score on the night came in bull riding, when Laramie Mosley (Satanta) was the lone cowboy to record a score on a bull. Mosley ...

  • Marlins compete at sectional meet

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team competed in the Speedo Central Sectional VIII Swimming Long Course Championship in Columbia, Missouri, July 20 -23.  The four qualifiers were Matt Bandy, Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison, and Hannah Gardner. They competed with top performers throughout the midwest.  They group finished with the following ...

  • Royals drop below .500 after Rangers loss Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the Aug. 1 trade deadline approaching next week, the World Series champion Kansas City Royals may be sellers instead of buyers. Delino DeShields homered in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Texas Rangers beat the Royals 2-1 on Sunday. The loss dropped the Royals ...












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