Sports

  • Optimist Starz to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 12-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts in August. Dates include Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 23 from 3-5 p.m. and Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact Sonia Gregoire at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[ ...

  • Optimist Sweet Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan. Dates include Aug. 18 from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. For more information call Kirk Goehring at 785-456-4706 or Tammy Hafenstein at 785-458-2785. ...

  • Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged fans are simply giddy. They see the Royals making aggressive ...

  • Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 p.m., primarily at Northeast Community Park. The club is ...

  • Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field. Potential players must be 10 years old or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016. If you have questions regarding the tryouts or the Diamonds team, please ...

  • Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 6-7:30 p.m.  For more information, call Derek Buell at (785) 477-1838. ...

  • Local soccer coaches support artificial surface B1.4.13.12.mhssc.mercury

    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has experience coaching soccer on both natural grass turf and artificial turf. Two years ago, the Indians moved from playing their matches on grass at Anneberg Park to the new artificial turf at Bishop Stadium, a move which he says was 100 percent positive. ...

  • Edler takes steer wrestling title Edler.mercury

    Jacob D. Edler competed at the Kaw Valley Rodeo last year, so he knew what he was up against sitting in the chutes during the steer wrestling portion of Saturday’s finale performance of the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. The chute at Wells Arena moves ...

  • Bullfighter helps keep cowboys safe Bullfighter.mercury

    It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989. After riding a bull in a rodeo in Spearman, Texas, on a Friday night, Dustin Brewer returned during Saturday morning slack to watch his traveling partners. When the bullfighter didn’t show up, Brewer’s friends suggested him as the replacement to ...

  • Etbauer takes tie-down roping lead Etbauer.mercury

    Shade Etbauer is used to people knowing his last name. While the senior-to-be at Oklahoma Panhandle State University is a talented athlete in his own right, most know his famous father, Robert Etbauer, and his uncle, Billy Etbauer. Both men were inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2012 ...

  • Wagner will represent MHS at Shrine Bowl

    For players like Manhattan High’s Colton Wagner, the Kansas Shrine Bowl offers athletes one last chance to strap on the pads, put on the cleats and play high school football. Some of the participants in Saturday’s 42nd-annual Kansas Shrine Bowl will go on to play football in college, ...

  • MJGA holds Par-3 tournament

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held a Par-3 tournament on the Colbert Hills Par-3 course on Thursday. Frank Felber shot 61 to win the 16-17 years old boys division, while Cody Jiles shot 67 for second, and Dustin Wichman took third with a 70. Par was 54. Madalyn Kleinsmith was the line competitor in ...










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