The 2014-15 athletic year at Manhattan High will get underway this week, as each of the school’s seven fall sports will begin practicing.
The rookie boys’ basketball coach, who was promoted to head coach after the resignation of Tim Brooks last winter, will embark on his first campaign without the services of senior forward Payton Stephens.
Andrew Neils, a 2003 graduate of Manhattan High School, has earned a place on the 2014 United States Senior National rowing team.
The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under class B fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday Aug.16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist ballpark.
There will be a tryout for a new 12-and-under fastpitch softball team this Saturday at Optimist Park from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
The Manhattan Optimist Starz 10U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.
Sonny Sisk hit a hole-in-one on No. 2 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on July 25.
The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.
Sam Danker hit a hole-in-one on No. 14 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on Aug. 9.
The Manhattan Optimist Bullets fast-pitch softball team will be holding tryouts this Sunday, Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Optimist Park.
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be having tryouts on Aug. 17 from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park.
The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 10U softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Aug. 17 from 3-5 p.m. at the Manhattan Optimist Fields at 317 Plymate Ln. in Manhattan.
After 14 years in the program and 10 years as head coach, Scott Mall has resigned as head coach of the Manhattan High softball team.
Manhattan High graduate and University of Kansas signee Chris Melgares won the two-mile Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star race on Saturday in Pittsburg, winning in a time of 9:43.5 by a margin of more than 25 seconds.
The machine pitch 8U Aggies will hold tryouts on Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Wilson Field in City Park.
Trailing by seven shots, it would have taken a near-perfect round for Drew Laning to come from behind to win the third annual Colbert Charity Classic on Saturday at Colbert Hills.
Jerome Schneeberger has seen the bright lights of Las Vegas many times, but he always comes back to Manhattan.
Dodge City’s Jesse Barber was the lone entrant in bull riding in Thursday’s Kaw Valley Rodeo opener at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and for seven seconds, it looked like his trip up from southwest Kansas would be well worth it.
Sam Fidone shot a Thursday-best 7-under par, 65, to take the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills.
Trailing 9-3 through five innings, the 17ers tried to make their comeback in the sixth inning, but got stopped after two runs.
After fighting to come back from behind to tie the game, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost in extra innings on Wednesday at the Class A state tournament in Leavenworth.
The Adams Pro Tour is ending its trip through Kansas this week with the Colbert Charity Classic in Manhattan.
The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2014 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades eight and younger.
The fifth-grade Manhattan Indians are looking for players for the 2014 youth tackle football season. They will hold an open tryout on July 26 from 9-11 a.m. at the field east of Northview Elementary School.
The Manhattan Optimist 18U fastpitch softball team will have tryouts at Optimist Park on Wednesday, July 30, and Thursday, July 31, from 7-8:30 p.m.
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