Sports

  • Optimist Starz to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 10U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sonny Sisk hit a hole-in-one on No. 2 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on July 25. He used a 7-wood on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Blaine Hardman and John Harrington. ...

  • Optimist Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Sunday, Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sam Danker hit a hole-in-one on No. 14 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on Aug. 9. He used a 7-iron on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Larry Williams, Richard Joseph, Lonnie Funk and Tony Nondorf. ...

  • Optimist Bullets to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Bullets fast-pitch softball team will be holding tryouts this Sunday, Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Optimist Park. Athletes interested in playing competitive softball in the 16U division are invited to attend. ...

  • Optimist Moxie to hold tryouts

    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. If you have interest in competing at a high level for summer fast-pitch, please make plans to attend. If you have questions or want further details, contact Jeri Brummett ...

  • Optimist Xtreme 10U softball to hold tryouts

    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. The team is looking for girls who will be ages 9-10 on Jan. 1, 2015. ...

  • Mall resigns as MHS softball coach

    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. Mall decided to step down in order to give another coach the chance to guide the team. He will remain as head coach of the girls’ basketball ...

  • Melgares wins all-star race

    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 over the second-place finisher. Alaina Schroeder took second place among all females in the race (12th ...

  • 8U Aggies to hold tryout

    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. The Aggies are a newly-formed machine pitch baseball team that will play competitive tournaments throughout the state of Kansas. Eligible players must be age 8 or younger as of ...

  • Laning takes first at Colbert Classic

    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. The Little Rock, Ark., native was just about perfect, and got some breaks along the way to win the ...

  • Defending tie-down roping champ falls short

    Jerome Schneeberger has seen the bright lights of Las Vegas many times, but he always comes back to Manhattan. The Ponca City, Okla., native and 11-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier has arguably the best professional resume of any cowboy at the Kaw Valley Rodeo this weekend, but said he’s ...










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