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  • Royals’ catcher pitches in 13-0 loss Royalscolor2.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Anytime reserve catcher Drew Butera takes the mound for Kansas City, it means another embarrassing loss for the Royals. Dillon Gee was knocked out in the sixth inning and Kansas City was shut down by Tyler Skaggs in a 13-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on ...

  • Four-run first costs Royals in 6-2 loss Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — By the time Ian Kennedy made the necessary adjustments, the Kansas City Royals were down four runs. Albert Pujols drove in four runs, Hector Santiago won his fifth consecutive start and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Royals 6-2 on Monday night. The Angels batted around in ...

  • Mosley highlights Night 3 Rodeo1.mercury

    Scores were hard to come by Saturday on the final night of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, as champions of the three-day event were crowned. The top score on the night came in bull riding, when Laramie Mosley (Satanta) was the lone cowboy to record a score on a bull. Mosley ...

  • Marlins compete at sectional meet

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team competed in the Speedo Central Sectional VIII Swimming Long Course Championship in Columbia, Missouri, July 20 -23.  The four qualifiers were Matt Bandy, Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison, and Hannah Gardner. They competed with top performers throughout the midwest.  They group finished with the following ...

  • Royals drop below .500 after Rangers loss Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the Aug. 1 trade deadline approaching next week, the World Series champion Kansas City Royals may be sellers instead of buyers. Delino DeShields homered in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Texas Rangers beat the Royals 2-1 on Sunday. The loss dropped the Royals ...

  • Larson enjoys competing at local rodeo Larson2.mercury

    When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant. Larson didn’t have his pro rodeo card yet, but the Manhattan High alum wanted the chance to compete in his local rodeo. It panned out for Larson, who ...

  • Rangers hold off Royals, 7-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings, Nomar Mazara and Adrian Beltre homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Saturday night. Hamels, who is 6-1 with a 2.24 ERA in his past nine starts, limited the Royals to five hits, struck ...

  • Bull riders score at Kaw Valley Rodeo Livingston.mercury

    Koal Livingston set a score that might last throughout the weekend during Night 1 of the Kaw Valley Rodeo on Thursday at Wells Arena. The Burleson, Texas-based bull rider posted a scored of 85 to lead a group of four that posted scores during the final event of Thursday’s competition. Burleson’ ...

  • Obama honors WS champ Royals at White House Royalscolor.mercury

    WASHINGTON — The Kansas City Royals are going to have to work on their nicknames as far as President Barack Obama is concerned. Everything else was looking pretty good though as he honored the 2015 World Series champions at the White House on Thursday, describing them as one of the “grittiest, most ...

  • Former world champ set to rope Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Eight-time world champion Joe Beaver headlines the Kaw Valley Rodeo’s, which gets underway tonight at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. The three-day PRCA rodeo begins at 8 p.m. nightly and concludes Saturday. Tonight is Military Appreciation Night and Kids Night, while Friday is Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night, ...

  • MHS uses camp to kick start next season Mhs11.mercury

    The next Manhattan High baseball season won’t start until April, but the Indians used this week to take the first step toward next year. The Indians played four games at Tointon Family Stadium on Tuesday and Wednesday with most of the group that will make up next year’s ...

  • Indians romp over Royals, 11-4 Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the span of three innings, the Indians’ Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall. Talk about using all fields. The rookie outfielder’s career-high six RBIs, along with three ...












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