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  • Wamego’s Lanie Page picks Huskers

    It was probably only a matter of time, but Wamego’s Lanie Page has decided to attend the University of Nebraska. The senior-to-be will join her older sister, Kaylee, who will be a freshman on the Cornhuskers’ women’s basketball team this fall. Lanie Page averaged 17.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.9 steals and 2.7 ...

  • 17ers lose summer opener, 11-1 Manko4.phatch

    The final score of Tuesday’s season opener wasn’t all that mattered to Steve Disbrow. The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach is new to the program and unfamiliar with many of his players. And ahead of this weekend’s Tournament of Champions — beginning Thursday at Tointon Family ...

  • Senior 17ers to open season tonight

    When the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers take the field tonight, it will be a little more than 48 hours since the team’s rosters became final on Sunday. But new 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow said regardless of how much time they’ve had to get ready for the season, ...

  • Moxie opens with sweep of Clay Center

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under softball team opened this weekend with a pair of wins against Clay Center.  In the first game, the Moxie had 14 hits, including three doubles. Multiple hit games came from Blair Campbell with two singles, Brynn Hammett with a single and double, Alexis Wilson with ...

  • Manhattan Optimist Sting takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Topeka for their first tournament and placed second in the Capitol City Showdown 18-and-under class A division. In the first game of pool play against the Topeka Thunder, Sydney Bannister led the team to a 3-0 win by striking out 13 batters. Jordan Ummel came ...

  • Aftershock takes second in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under softball team opened their season with a second-place finish at the Ken Berry complex in Topeka.  They beat the Topeka Scorpions in the first game, 13-6. Ashley Faiola was the winning pitcher and leading hitters for the game were Faiola with two singles, Jayden ...

  • MHS lands two on all-league softball

    Manhattan High placed two players on the All Centennial League Softball team, as chosen by the league coaches. Lindsey Hageman, junior second baseman, was selected for the first team.  Hageman led the Indians in batting average, as she hit .408 for the league season.  She struck out only one ...

  • Steve Disbrow to coach senior 17ers

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers will have a new look when they take the field for the first game of the season Tuesday night. For the first time in seven years, the 17ers will have a new head coach leading the senior team. Steve Disbrow, a 2000 Manhattan High ...

  • MHS boys finish 2nd; girls 7th at state track Mhs mulgares 3200.phatch

    WICHITA — In a team race that came down to the final few events, the Manhattan High boys’ track team came up just short behind favorite Olathe East, taking second place as a team, while bringing home nine gold medals and winning three events. While the team fell short of its ...

  • MHS baseball takes third Eppersonendofgame.phatch

    LAWRENCE — After falling 3-1 to Maize in Friday’s Class 6A state baseball semifinal, the Manhattan High baseball team had about an hour to regroup and prepare for a consolation game against Wichita Northwest at Hoglund Ballpark. While it wasn’t the trophy they wanted to be playing for, the ...

  • Wellsville edges Rock Creek in 3A title game

    TOPEKA — To be certain, the Rock Creek baseball team donned their rally caps sometime in the top of the seventh inning during Friday night’s Class 3A state championship game with Wellsville at Falley Field. Appearing in their first state title game in school history after ousting previously unbeaten Council ...

  • Valley Heights girls take team title

    WICHITA — A season ago, Valley Heights finished as state runners-up with just two athletes competing at the state meet. This year, the Mustangs recruited a third member and took home the team title in Class 1A at the state track meet inside Wichita’s Cessna Stadium. Brandi Jo Roepke led ...










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