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  • Hoops expert sets 14 world records

    Not one, not two, but 14 world records. That is an amazing accomplishment by one man. All of these records have to do with basketball free throws, and they were all set by a man from rural Kansas. Bob Fisher is the man who set these world records. He grew up ...

  • Indians’ Mittie inks with Fort Hays State

    When Manhattan High senior Madison Mittie began talking with coaches during her college recruitment, she had some help. Her father, the head coach of the Kansas State women’s basketball team, was there to guide her through the process and listen in on each program’s sales pitch. Madison ultimately ...

  • Red Raiders’ Claussen signs with SIU

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team turned out its third Division-I recruit in three years on Wednesday when Caitlyn Claussen made her verbal commitment to Southern Illinois official in a signing ceremony amongst family and friends. Claussen, who plays with former Kansas State All-American Nicole Ohlde’s Elite AAU team, ...

  • Indians land 7 on all-league soccer teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put seven players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league this week, including three first-team selections. Forwards Kirkland Lambert and Austin French each made the first team along with defender Jacob Bussmann. Landing on the second team was midfielder Gabe Awbrey and ...

  • Everyone wants to be the Royals

    BOCA RATON, Fla.  — Terry Ryan looked around the room, where most of the major league general managers were gathered. “There’s really no excuse for all us here not to be competitive,” the Minnesota Twins GM said Tuesday. Everyone wants to be the Kansas City Royals, who won the ...

  • Cameron: Thanks for everything, Alex, but Royals are moving on Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It almost seems unfair. 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. Yes, that was all just a week ago — and it was only ...

  • Red Raiders rally past Clearwater, 28-27, to advance

    WAMEGO — Going into halftime of Friday night’s Class 4A-Div. II regional championship game, the hometown Red Raiders didn’t have much to be excited about. Clearwater led by three touchdowns and turned back Wamego on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to keep a shut out intact going into halftime ...

  • Myers named 1st team all-state

    Manhattan High’s Macie Myers was one of six golfers named to the Class 6A all-state first team last week. Myers joined Centennial League rivals Madison Roether (Junction City) and Rachel Stous (Topeka High) on the first team. All three girls were also named to the Centennial League first team, ...

  • Indians come up a game short, fall at Washburn Rural

    At halftime of Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal at Washburn Rural, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso felt like his team was in a great position to advance to state for the second time in program history. The game was stuck in a scoreless tie and scoring chances were ...

  • KC celebrates Royals’ World Series title

    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. After driving a 2.3-mile route in a caravan, team owner David Glass, manager Ned Yost and several ...

  • KC reveling in first World Series title since ’85 Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 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. Maybe ...

  • Royals sending items to Hall of Fame

    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. Among items to be placed on display later this month is the jersey worn by first baseman Eric Hosmer on ...










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