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  • Hankins a rising star at AMS

    Sam Hankins is not like most eighth graders. He’s still a year away from attending high school, but is already one of the most decorated athletes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district. Hankins is a six-time AAU All-American in track and field between indoor and outdoor competition. He holds the ...

  • MHS soccer gears up for tough start

    A season ago, Manhattan High head boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso wasn’t sure what to expect from a talented, but unproven, group of juniors on varsity. Now with a senior-laden team that is both deep and talented in 2015, he just hopes his players are ready for the early-season challenge ...

  • Young Indians take 3rd at Shawnee Heights

    With four sophomores and two freshmen on varsity, this is easily the youngest girls’ golf team Manhattan High head coach Chris George has ever had. In fact, he’s never had a varsity squad with no juniors or seniors. “Score-wise, there’s usually one or two from each class, which ...

  • Speedy P.D. grows into one of Manhattan’s biggest races

    The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago. Raising about $11,000, the first-year’s race featured 125 participants. Since, it has grown to one of the biggest road races in Manhattan — expecting more than 650 runners ...

  • Optimist Hurricanes tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan. The tryouts will be from 6- 8:00 p.m.  Young players need to be 10 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call Derek Buell at (785) 477-1838. ...

  • Barton wins equestrian title

    Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event. Barton won the 13-and-under division of the United States Equestrian Federation’s Dressage Seat Medal Finals in Wayne, Ill., near Chicago, on Sunday. She beat 13 other national contenders. Barton earned the gold ...

  • McDermeit competes at Water Ski National Championships

    Manhattan resident Tyler McDermeit competed at the Water Ski National Championships last week in West Palm Beach, Fla. McDermeit was second in Men 2 (age 25-34) Tricks, fifth in Jumping and fourth overall (combined points for trick, slalom and jump). ...

  • MHS cross country opens with time trial

    The Manhattan High cross country season started Saturday morning with a time trial and pancake feed at Bishop Stadium. The top seven male and female finishers earned their spots to run in the varsity race at the season-opening Manhattan Invitational at Warner Park on Sept. 5. Not surprisingly, defending Class 6A ...

  • Speedy PD races coming up on Aug. 29

    The seventh annual Speedy PD 5K/10K and Family Run will be held on Aug. 29, at Tuttle Creek State Park. Participants will have the opportunity to run in one of two USATF certified courses, or hit the routes for a family friendly run on paved roads that are stroller friendly. ...

  • Manhattan High to begin fall practices

    Athletics at Manhattan High get started on Monday with meetings and initial practices this week. For football, players will meet at the MHS West practice fields on Monday from 7-9:30 a.m. as well as 3-5:30 p.m. All ninth through 12th graders will meet together. Volleyball will meet at ...

  • Cameron: Kansas City has Cueto fever: Now Royals need to sign him Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto isn’t just a very good baseball pitcher. He’s Elvis in dreadlocks. Or he’s any other showbiz act for which people have paid ridiculous money and gone to insane lengths just to be part of the show. Cueto’s home debut for the ...

  • Optimist Sting to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist Park in Manhattan. The Sting went 31-11 this past season and are looking for 4-5 players to help carry on the winning tradition in the 2016 season. For more ...










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