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  • Riverton wins Class 3A baseball title at Tointon

    Despite entering the tournament as the No. 8 seed, Riverton won three straight games to claim the Class 3A title at Tointon Family Stadium on Friday. Riverton jumped out to an 8-0 lead over sixth-seeded Wellsville in the championship game, and held off a late comeback to win, 8-6. Wellsville started ...

  • Monarchs in Kansas City for Memorial Day

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs played in the 14B Fastpitch National Invitational in Kansas City over Memorial Day weekend. The Monarchs opened the tourney on Friday, May 22 with a 4-2 loss to the Tropical Storm. Grayce Morrison had two hits, and Clara Carter and Abigail Chainey added singles. In the next ...

  • Indians looking for gold in Wichita B8.6114.mhstr.phatch

    A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ track and field team traveled to Wichita the last weekend in May as one of two teams expected to compete for a team championship in Class 6A. This year, the Indians return to Wichita’s Cessna Stadium with fewer state qualifiers, but still ...

  • Zabel not slowed by rare condition

    FLUSH — Athletics are everything to Rock Creek junior Michael Zabel. But there was a time when he considered giving it all up. Zabel, who will compete for a Class 4A medal in discus on Saturday in Wichita, suffers from a heart condition called ventricular tachycardia, a rapid heartbeat that arises ...

  • Hatesohl leads Blue Valley into state meet League track 114.phatch

    Georgia Hatesohl is one of those all-around athletes who cares more about the challenge than winning. Though, she wins plenty, too. The Blue Valley sophomore — joined by teammate Katie Hutson and the boys’ team’s Chase Carey — will compete this weekend in Class 1A at Cessna Stadium at the state ...

  • Mustangs rolling into state tourney

    WESTMORELAND — For many players on the Rock Creek baseball team, the state championship game is a familiar one. The Mustangs just played in the state basketball tournament this past March and are only a year removed from last year’s state baseball tourney. Both times the Mustangs finished second. But ...

  • Indians 4th at state golf tournament

    Coming into Tuesday’s Class 6A state golf tournament in Hutchinson, Manhattan High boys’ coach Brad Ficke wanted his team to play relaxed and up to its potential. The Indians put forth one of its best efforts on the season, shooting a 300 at Carey Park to take fourth place while ...

  • MHS soccer falls to Maize in quarterfinals

    While the Indians didn’t win them all, in each match this season leading up to Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal, Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has felt his team was right in the mix. Tuesday’s season-ending loss to Maize was the first in which he thought ...

  • Rock Creek softball headed back to state Rocksb color.phatch

    FLUSH — Six seniors on the Rock Creek softball team are ending their high school careers the way they started. For the third time in the past four years, the Mustangs are once again state bound. Rock Creek (15-6) will face Prairie View (18-4) at Topeka’s Hummer Sports Complex on ...

  • Indians hope for season-best effort at state Cole.phatch

    A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team put its best collective round of the season together at the Class 6A state meet in Topeka, turning in a third-place performance. With Tuesday’s trip to Hutchinson for the state meet looming, the Indians are once again hoping to catch ...

  • Cameron: Royals still take 2 of 3 during soggy weekend Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals refused to take a hint from the baseball gods. And paid the price for it. You’ll recall that the AL Central leaders received a massive dose of good fortune from Mother Nature Saturday night — an endless deluge of rain that forced a halt in the ...

  • Thousands turn out for event’s debut Highway.phatch

    Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Moore, 31, was the first finisher of the inaugural Bill Snyder Highway Half and 5K, finishing the 13.1-mile half-marathon distance in 1:05:48 —  beating out 1,009 other runners. Susan Tanui, 28, ...












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