Sports

  • Sting takes first at Summer Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under class B Sting traveled to Kansas City and brought home first place in the lower bracket of the Summer Smash tournament this past weekend. The 20-team tournament started with four pool games to determine what bracket they would play in. The Sting had wins against the ...

  • 17ers lose in rainy end to weekend

    After a mostly forgettable weekend at the Kansas State Showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers didn’t care that it was raining. With Manhattan trailing the Wichita Sluggers by a run after six complete innings, umpires tried to call the game amidst a steady downpour at Norvell Field. ...

  • U.S. sees cruel side of the game Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Knowledgeable soccer fans understood the horror of it, surely. But if you don’t follow the game on a day-to-day basis, and want some perspective on just how needless it was for the United States to get hit in the mouth with Portugal grabbing a last-gasp goal for a 2-2 ...

  • Monarchs go 2-3

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team went 2-3 over the weekend to finish seventh out of fifteen teams in the USSSA West “C” State Tournament in Derby. The Monarchs opened against the Garden City Envy, the eventual tournament champions. With the score tied 2-2 in the final inning, the ...

  • Local kids win tennis titles

    Manhattan tennis players won titles and turned in some impressive results at tournaments held this past week. At the Sweet 16 tournament in Kansas City, which includes the top 16 players in the region that includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma, Daniel Harkin and Brett Seaton both finished in the top ...

  • 17ers held to one hit on Saturday Kordyak.phatch

    WAMEGO ā€” After losing 14-4 on Friday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers dropped two more on Saturday in the Kansas State Showcase. The 17ers lost, 8-0, to the Old School Dirtbags at Tointon Family Stadium on Saturday morning, and then lost, 9-0, to Mac-N-Seitz Felix. Both games lasted just ...

  • Senior 17ers run-ruled in KSU Showcase opener Epperson2rbi.phatch

    great start for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers at the Kansas State Showcase turned ugly Friday afternoon in a 14-4 run-rule loss to the Mac-N-Seitz Royals. The 17ers took a 3-1 lead after the first inning and led 4-2 in the top of the fourth before finding trouble ...

  • Senior 17ers run-ruled in KSU Showcase opener

    A great start for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers at the Kansas State Showcase turned ugly Friday afternoon in a 14-4 run-rule loss to the Mac-N-Seitz Royals. The 17ers took a 3-1 lead after the first inning and led 4-2 in the top of the fourth before finding ...

  • Optimist Monarchs play in state tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under fastpitch softball team competed in the USSSA Class ā€œCā€ State Tournament in Topeka this past weekend, compiling an 0-3 record. Manhattan opened against the Titanium and built a 5-3 lead, but could not hold it, eventually losing 10-5. Grayce Morrison drove in a pair of ...

  • Two MHS players named All-Americans

    After each compiling special seasons for the Manhattan High baseball team this spring, Bret Fehr and Jesse Steinbring are drawing national attention for their accomplishments. The two were named to the 2014 Louisville Slugger High School All-America team, joining an exclusive club of just three other former Indians to be honored ...

  • Manko seniors come up short at home

    While his team ended up falling short in a 7-6 loss Tuesday night, America Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers coach Steve Disbrow was pleased with the fight in his team. The 17ers battled against the Kansas City-based team The Yard at Norvell Field, answering each run with a rally of ...

  • Junior 17ers split with Salina Eagles

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko junior 17ers played a pair of games on the road on Tuesday, splitting games against the Salina Eagles. The 17ers lost Game 1, 8-7, before coming back to win Game 2, 7-6. Manhattan opened the night jumping out to a 7-0 lead in the second inning, and ...










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