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  • 70 football players given concussion test

    Seventy Manhattan High School football players so far have been tested in a concussion evaluation program that the school implemented this year for its athletes. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh gave a report about the program to the Manhattan-Ogden school board at a meeting on Wednesday. The program is a ...

  • Northeast Kansas officials clinic

    The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official’s clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in the meeting room. A review of mechanics and new rule ...

  • Optimist softball team tryouts set for this Sunday

    Tryouts for Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under fastpitch softball will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park. All players age 15-18 are welcome to attend. For more information, call Jeff Brummett at (785) 556-3391 or Julie Brummett at (785) 313-1882. ...

  • Manhattan High to conduct first practices

    The 2014-15 athletic year at Manhattan High will get underway this week, as each of the school’s seven fall sports will begin practicing. The football team’s upperclassmen will practice Monday through Wednesday from 3:15-6 p.m., while the freshmen will practice on the same days from 3:30-6 p. ...

  • Stephens transferring from MHS

    Manhattan High first-year head coach Benji George’s job got a little bit tougher this week. The rookie boys’ basketball coach, who was promoted to head coach after the resignation of Tim Brooks last winter, will embark on his first campaign without the services of senior forward Payton Stephens, who ...

  • Neils makes U.S. Senior National rowing team

    Andrew Neils, a 2003 graduate of Manhattan High School, has earned a place on the 2014 United States Senior National rowing team. The Senior National team represents the USA at the highest level of international competition, either at the Olympic Games or the World Championships. In June, Neils’ 4-man crew finished first ...

  • Optimist Sting tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under class B fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday Aug.16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist ballpark. For more information, please contact Ron Hageman via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\ ...

  • New softball team tryout

    There will be a tryout for a new 12-and-under fastpitch softball team this Saturday at Optimist Park from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Ryan Kruse at 785-313-2135. ...

  • Optimist Starz to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 10U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sonny Sisk hit a hole-in-one on No. 2 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on July 25. He used a 7-wood on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Blaine Hardman and John Harrington. ...

  • Optimist Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Sunday, Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sam Danker hit a hole-in-one on No. 14 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on Aug. 9. He used a 7-iron on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Larry Williams, Richard Joseph, Lonnie Funk and Tony Nondorf. ...










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