Saturday, April 30, 2016



Sports

  • Manhattan High School | April 21, 2016

    Indians take 7th in crowded field at Plaza

    Tuesday’s 16-team tournament at the Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, Mo., was billed as one of the toughest meets in region this year, rivaling even the Class 6A Kansas state tennis meet in the amount of premier players competing.

  • Pro Sports | April 21, 2016

    Royals’ comeback falls short vs. Tigers

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    It took the Kansas City Royals into the seventh inning before knocking Jordan Zimmermann from the game, and it took them until the ninth inning before they finally punctured the scoreboard.

  • Manhattan High School | April 20, 2016

    MHS softball sweeps Highland Park

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    Heading into Tuesday’s doubleheader against Highland Park at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex, Manhattan High head coach Monty Enright was hoping his team would come out sharp in both games. The Indians did just that.

  • Pro Sports | April 20, 2016

    Perez HR powers Royals over Tigers, 8-6

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    The first question posed to Royals manager Ned Yost after an 8-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night had to do with the continued struggles of high-priced, late-inning reliever Joakim Soria.

  • Manhattan High School | April 19, 2016

    MHS routs Great Bend

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    After a lackluster effort against Seaman on Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was strong from start to finish in an 8-0 win over Great Bend on Monday evening at Bishop Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | April 19, 2016

    MHS takes 2nd at home

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    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took second place behind Emporia at a triangular meet at the KSU Natatorium on Monday afternoon.

  • Area Schools | April 19, 2016

    Rock Creek splits with Marysville

    Rock Creek split a doubleheader against Marysville on Friday, losing Game 1, 8-7, before winning the nightcap, 12-2.

  • General Activities | April 19, 2016

    Manhattan Diamonds open season

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under softball team started its second season by competing in Hutchinson at the Battle of the Rings Tournament this past weekend.

  • Pro Sports | April 18, 2016

    Royals waste chances in loss to Oakland

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    OAKLAND, Calif. — Salvador Perez cursed himself. The catcher was charged for a passed ball that resulted in an Oakland run.

  • Pro Sports | April 16, 2016

    Young struggles again in Royals’ loss

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    OAKLAND, Calif. — Chris Young has struggled through his first three starts, but Kansas City manager Ned Yost sees some progress.

  • Manhattan High School | April 16, 2016

    Indians rally for 4-2 win vs. Seaman

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    Seaman, Manhattan’s Friday night opponent at Bishop Stadium, was one of the teams capable of playing with the Indians and even took a one-goal lead in the first half, but the home team did enough to pull out the 4-2 win.

  • Manhattan High School | April 16, 2016

    Indians beat Olathe Northwest at final home dual

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    Manhattan High and Olathe Northwest have met on the tennis courts for a boys’ tennis dual in each of the last two seasons and continued the tradition with Friday’s home dual at City Park.

  • Manhattan High School | April 16, 2016

    Washburn Rural sweeps MHS softball on road

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Topeka Friday afternoon and was swept in a pair of games, losing 11-1 in five innings in the opener and 10-4 in the nightcap.

  • Pro Sports | April 15, 2016

    Kennedy pitches royals past Astros

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    Ian Kennedy was dominant in his first start with Kansas City. He was even more impressive in his second outing Thursday night.

  • Pro Sports | April 14, 2016

    Cameron: Kobe finale was pure Hollywood

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    If you know Kobe Bryant and how he’s evolved over two decades — practically dragging some sub-par Lakers teams to NBA championships — you may not have been shocked that the Black Mamba dropped 60 points on the Jazz Wednesday night.

  • Pro Sports | April 14, 2016

    Perez tags Giles, Royals beat Astros

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    HOUSTON — Fresh off winning the MVP award in the World Series, Salvador Perez kept waiting for his first real big hit of 2016. On Wednesday night, he delivered.

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2016

    MHS swimmers finish 3rd at home meet

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    After splitting the squad up last week for a pair of meets, the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team returned to the KSU Natatorium on Wednesday, taking third place in a five-team meet.

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2016

    MHS boys win at Great Bend; girls take 2nd

    The Manhattan High track and field teams traveled to Great Bend on Tuesday to face off against five teams from western Kansas, with the boys’ team bringing home the team title while the girls finished in second place.

  • Manhattan High School | April 14, 2016

    MHS softball wins two at Rossville

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Rossville on Tuesday and swept the Bulldawgs, winning Game 1, 7-4, and taking the nightcap 9-6.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2016

    Indians rally for a pair of victories

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    In Tuesday’s home doubleheader with Washburn Rural, Hess watched his Indians come from behind and beat the Junior Blues twice, winning 7-4 in the opening game and 7-6 in the nightcap.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2016

    MHS tops Emporia

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    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez wasn’t disappointed with his team’s effort against Emporia in Tuesday night’s 4-1 win over the Spartans.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2016

    MHS tennis wins home quadrangular

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    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team played the first of two home meets on the schedule Tuesday afternoon, edging Junction City for first place at the quadrangular meet at City Park.

  • Pro Sports | April 12, 2016

    Young struggles in Royals’ loss to Astros

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    HOUSTON — Chris Young put the Kansas City Royals in such a big hole early that it was impossible for them to recover on Monday night.

  • Manhattan High School | April 12, 2016

    Tribe takes 5th at home invitational

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    The way the winds have been howling in Kansas over the last couple weeks, the light breezes out at the Manhattan Country Club Monday afternoon were welcomed by the 14 teams at the Manhattan Invitational.

  • Pro Sports | April 11, 2016

    Royals score on wild pitch to beat Twins

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals did not need a hit to score the winning run Sunday. It wasn’t about how they reached base, just what they did once they got there.

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