Johnny Giavotella drove in three runs with his first homer of the season, Mike Trout and Carlos Perez had two-run singles against Edinson Volquez and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 9-4.
Manhattan High boys’ golfer Cole Gritton played his best golf of the year, and his teammates followed suit, as the Indians took third place at Monday’s Topeka West Invitational.
The move expands opportunities for youth soccer players across northeast Kansas with the new club providing services to more than 2,500 youth soccer players between the ages of 3-18 across Manhattan, Topeka and Lawrence.
Rock Creek played at Riley County on Monday in games that were moved up to avoid weather predicted for Tuesday. Rock Creek fell 4-2 in the opener and 7-4 in the nightcap.
The Rock Creek JV softball team hosted Royal Valley and St. Marys for a triangular on Saturday.
Yordano Ventura no longer wears his emotions on his sleeve, the young right-hander for the Kansas City Royals having grown up after his first couple of years in the big leagues.
For most of their lives, Ben Turnley and Matt Turnley have done things together. That streak will end when the two head off to college in the fall.
After logging just two hits in a shutout loss to Seaman in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader at Norvell Field, the Manhattan High baseball team wasn’t looking much sharper midway through the nightcap.
The Manhattan High softball team was swept in a doubleheader at Seaman on Friday afternoon, dropping the first game, 7-0, before losing the nightcap, 15-0, in four innings.
With the KU Relays in full swing in Lawrence this weekend, Friday’s Manhattan Invitational track and field meet at Bishop Stadium was a smaller meet than in past years, but the competition was still strong.
So far, a vastly underrated pitching staff has hauled them to 10 wins. The offense has been spotty, at best, and we haven’t seen “keep the line moving” more than two or three times.
After playing some of the toughest competition it will see all year, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team dialed things down a bit in a trip to Salina on Thursday, taking first place among eight teams.
Despite the missed opportunities, they still managed to coax across some runs in Royals-like fashion. They also made their meager production look more daunting with some stellar defense.
Tuesday’s 16-team tournament at the Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, Mo., was billed as one of the toughest meets in region this year, rivaling even the Class 6A Kansas state tennis meet in the amount of premier players competing.
It took the Kansas City Royals into the seventh inning before knocking Jordan Zimmermann from the game, and it took them until the ninth inning before they finally punctured the scoreboard.
Heading into Tuesday’s doubleheader against Highland Park at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex, Manhattan High head coach Monty Enright was hoping his team would come out sharp in both games. The Indians did just that.
The first question posed to Royals manager Ned Yost after an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night had to do with the continued struggles of high-priced, late-inning reliever Joakim Soria.
After a lackluster effort against Seaman on Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was strong from start to finish in an 8-0 win over Great Bend on Monday evening at Bishop Stadium.
The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took second place behind Emporia at a triangular meet at the KSU Natatorium on Monday afternoon.
Rock Creek split a doubleheader against Marysville on Friday, losing Game 1, 8-7, before winning the nightcap, 12-2.
The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under softball team started its second season by competing in Hutchinson at the Battle of the Rings Tournament this past weekend.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Salvador Perez cursed himself. The catcher was charged for a passed ball that resulted in an Oakland run.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Chris Young has struggled through his first three starts, but Kansas City manager Ned Yost sees some progress.
Seaman, Manhattan’s Friday night opponent at Bishop Stadium, was one of the teams capable of playing with the Indians and even took a one-goal lead in the first half, but the home team did enough to pull out the 4-2 win.
Manhattan High and Olathe Northwest have met on the tennis courts for a boys’ tennis dual in each of the last two seasons and continued the tradition with Friday’s home dual at City Park.
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