Sports

  • Manhattan Dirt Devils win title

    The 13-and-under Manhattan Dirt Devils captured the Midwest League USSSA A World Series championship, besting the Sharks of Overland Park, 3-1, on Wednesday at the Fountain Bluff complex in Liberty, Mo. The Dirt Devils went 7-0 in the tournament, which included teams from Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska. “This (Championship) ...

  • Optimist EXTREME finish 4th

    The Manhattan Optimist 10-and-under XTREME placed fourth in a tournament in Augusta recently. They defeated McPherson Lady Express 13-1, Wichita Rampage 11-0 and the Derby Iron Maidens 12-1. They tied the Wichita Kansas Cannons, 0-0.  Manhattan lost to the Augusta Jets, 3-2, in the semifinals. The XTREME finished the ...

  • Junior 17ers win Zone championship

    After an up-and-down regular season, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers are headed to state. Behind a 10-5 victory over the Junction City Jays on Wednesday, the 17ers advanced to next week’s single-A state tournament in Leavenworth against seven of the state’s top junior teams. After winning ...

  • Junior 17ers 2-0 at Zone with victory

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers moved another game closer to a state berth on Tuesday, defeating Junction City 14-6 in a run-rule victory in its second game at the Marysville single-A Zone tournament. Manhattan won the five-inning game with a pair of strong innings midway through the game, ...

  • Moxie places second in USSSA tournament

    In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed second and went 6-2 on the weekend at the USSSA state tournament. In the opener Friday night, the Moxie squared off with the Wichita Lady Reds and won, 7-1.  The Moxie managed eight hits, two doubles from Shannon Caffrey, a ...

  • 10U Aggies baseball holding tryout

    The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts this Friday and Saturday at Wilson Field in City Park.  Friday’s tryout is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tryout is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Eligible players must be age 10 or younger as of May 1, 2015. For more ...

  • Wallace preps for national tournament Wallace0208.phatch

    Last year, when Manhattan High sophomore-to-be Mason Wallace went to Fargo, N.D., for the Asics/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals, he was one of the youngest competitors in his division. When he returns to the summer’s final tournament next week, he’ll be seeking more than just a ...

  • Junior 17ers win opener at Zone

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers won the opening game of the Class A Zone tournament in Marysville, beating Marysville, 7-3. Manhattan found itself trailing midway through the game when Marysville scored two runs in the top of the fourth to take a 3-2 lead. But the 17ers would ...

  • Schartz to host youth camp

    Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz will host the fifth-annual Future Indian Football Camp, July 21-25. Students entering grades 2-4 will have camp July 21 from 6-8:30 p.m., with camp wrapping up July 22 from 9-12 p.m. Grades 5-6 will go on July 24 from 6-8:30 p.m. before finishing ...

  • 10U Aggies baseball holding tryout

    The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Friday July 18 and Saturday July 19 at Wilson Field in City Park.  Friday’s tryout is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tryout is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Eligible Players must be age 10 or younger as of May 1, 2015. ...

  • Aftershock finish season at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under team finished their season at the USSSA State tournament in Kansas City.  The Topeka Hooligans took the first game 8-3. Grace Suther got the pitching loss but hit a triple. Makayla Tegtmeier pitched in relief and had a single. Jayden Weers and Maddie Rogers ...

  • 17ers go 4-1 at Great Plains Shootout

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers used a four-run fifth inning to pick up their fourth win at the Great Plains Shootout late Saturday in Topeka. The 17ers were trailing 4-1 going into the fifth inning, but managed to rally and score the go-ahead run to beat the Colorado ...










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