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  • Indians land 6 on all-league soccer team

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team landed six on the Centennial League all-league teams to end the season, led by two first-team selections. Par McNair at midfielder and Ally Taylor at defender were each named to the all-Centennial first team, while Kelsey Schroll (F), Maddie Taylor (F), Lani Fischer (D) ...

  • Bikers make a stop in Manhattan Sullivanshorz.phatch

    Cycling enthusiasts from far and wide made their way through Manhattan Wednesday for a much-needed pit-stop at Blue Earth Plaza as more than 800 bikers continued their participation in this year’s Bike Across Kansas event. This year’s route totals 555 miles and started at the Colorado border in the southwest ...

  • Seventh Poyntz Mile set for Friday

    In six years, Susan Melgares has seen the Poyntz Avenue Mile road race grow. On Friday, she hopes cooler temperatures and a strong field of competitors will give the community a fun night down a mile-long strip of Manhattan’s business district. “We’ve had some years where it’s ...

  • Flint Hills Soccer Club to conduct tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club, with teams for area youth ranging from age 6 and up, will hold tryouts for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 teams, beginning this weekend. The tryouts start this Saturday, June 14, and continue on June 21 and June 28. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born on or after Aug. 1, 2004) will ...

  • Mid-East League softball honors

    Rock Creek softball player Winter Henry has been named to the All-Mid-East League. ...

  • Rock Creek softball places five on All-MEL teams

    The Rock Creek softball team placed two players on the All-Mid-East League first team and three on honorable mention. Riley County landed four players on the teams, with three getting nods for the first team. Rock Creek was represented by Blair Campbell and Abbie Plummer on the first team, while ...

  • Mustangs land seven on All-MEL baseball

    After a second-place finish at the Class 3A state baseball tournament, the Rock Creek baseball team placed seven on the All Mid-East league teams. There were five players on the first team, including Alex Feldkamp, Jackson Goodmiller, Caleb Rogge, Shilo Schaake and Brett Hammett. Jesse Correll and Dustin Harrison both ...

  • Manhattan Optimist Moxie compete in Wamego

    In a makeshift tournament due to the rain, the Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie played two pool play games and then competed in a four-team single elimination tournament this past weekend at home.  In the opening game, Moxie was successful with a 6-2 over the Lady Indians of Manhattan. All ...

  • Marlins to host Little Apple Invite this weekend

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the annual Little Apple Invitational swim meet this Saturday and Sunday at the City Pool in City Park. Races run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with warm-ups starting at 8:30 a.m. each day. Admission is free and open to the public, with ...

  • Optimist Bullets runners-up in “Lil’ Apple”

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Bullets competed this weekend in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament, finishing in second place. Key injuries continued to handcuff the team for the second weekend in a row. After going 1-1 in pool play, the Bullets would finally have both starting pitchers ...

  • Optimist Sting earns first place

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting placed first in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament’s 18-and-under B division this past weekend.  After rain postponed the tournament on Saturday, play resumed Sunday morning for a shortened one-day tournament in Wamego. The Sting began pool play against the Topeka ...

  • Optimist Afterschock takes 3rd at home tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock took third in the rain-shortened “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament this past weekend. The Lawrence Stingrays won the first game, 9-3. Makayla Tegtmeier and Ashley Faiola handled the pitching duties with Olivia Lee catching. Singles by Jayden Weers, Faiola and Tia Wood were ...










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