Friday, July 29, 2016



Sports

  • Pro Sports | July 07, 2016

    Royals lose 4-2, get swept in Toronto

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    Michael Saunders hit a solo home run in the fourth inning and singled home the winning run in the eighth as Toronto completed a three-game sweep of Kansas City, beating the Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    17ers rout Emporia 19-7

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers had a wild night of offense on Tuesday, scoring 10 runs on Emporia Post 5 in one inning on the way to a 19-7 win in Emporia.

  • Pro Sports | July 06, 2016

    Young gives up 4 HRs; Blue Jays beat Royals

    Josh Donaldson hit two solo home runs, Troy Tulowitzki had a three-run blast and the Toronto Blue Jays connected four times off Young to beat Kansas City 8-3 on Tuesday night.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    Kaw Valley Rodeo set for July 21-23

    The 41st installment of the Kaw Valley Rodeo is set for July 21-23 at Wells Arena in CiCo Park in Manhattan.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    Manhattan Wildcats holding tryouts

    The 9-and-under Manhattan Wildcats are holding a tryout for a competitive baseball team for the fall 2016 and 2017 seasons.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    Prime compete in Freedom Festival

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team played in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka over the weekend.

  • Pro Sports | July 05, 2016

    Volquez, Royals fall to Blue Jays 6-2

    Aaron Sanchez overcame flu-like symptoms to work eight innings and win his eighth straight decision, Josh Donaldson and Darwin Barney each hit two-run singles in a four-run seventh and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Volquez and the Royals 6-2.

  • Pro Sports | July 04, 2016

    Ventura hurt, Royals lose 7-2

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    PHILADELPHIA — Yordano Ventura got a costly hit. He sprained his right ankle running the bases in a short outing as the Kansas City Royals lost 7-2 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

  • Pro Sports | July 03, 2016

    Morales leads Royals over Phillies 6-2

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    PHILADELPHIA — Danny Duffy pitched deeper than he ever had in a game while Kendrys Morales continued to hit like he has in the last two weeks.

  • Pro Sports | July 01, 2016

    Morales leads Royals to 4-2 win

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    Kansas City won for the fourth time in five games and took the two-city, four-game series three games to one.

  • General Activities | June 30, 2016

    Emporia thumps Manko, 13-0

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    When Post 5 picked up the pace, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers couldn’t keep up in a 13-0 loss at Norvell Field.

  • Pro Sports | June 30, 2016

    Escobar leads Royals over Cards in 12

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    ST. LOUIS — Overcoming two blown saves gave the Kansas City Royals reason to believe this trip would be better.

  • Pro Sports | June 29, 2016

    Ventura, Royals lose to Cardinals

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    Royals starter Yordano Ventura returned from an eight-game suspension for his role in a benches-clearing fight, only to get slapped around by the St. Louis offense on Tuesday night.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016

    Storm play in Father’s Day tournament

    The Midwest Storm 16-and-under A softball team won the Father’s Day NIT in Lawrence, June 18-19, finishing with a 5-1 record.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016

    Sweet Heat take 4th in KC tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat traveled to Kansas City this weekend, taking fourth in a tournament.

  • Pro Sports | June 28, 2016

    Duffy, Royals beat Cardinals 6-2

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    There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give up a first-inning home run, or fall into a big early hole, and it would cause everything else to slowly unravel.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Prime play in Summer Blast

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team had a tough week-end in the Summer Blast at the Beach tournament at Lake Shawnee this weekend.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up

    Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up The Optimist Bullets 16-and-under B softball team competed in the World Series tune-up event at Adair Park in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Moxie take 2nd at KC Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie played eight games this weekend, earning second place in the KC Summer Smash.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Diamonds play in Hitfest

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest over the weekend.

  • General Activities | June 27, 2016

    17ers cap tournament with win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Lawrence Showcase with a 6-4 win over the Kansas Indians on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • Pro Sports | June 27, 2016

    Kennedy strikes out 11, Royals top Astros

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    Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros’ seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Crawford wins Colbert Classic

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    Kolton Crawford knew he had a chance to win the Colbert Charity Classic going into the final two holes on Saturday, but he bogied both to finish his weekend at 9-under par.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko 17ers drop 2 games in Lawrence

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Kansas Showcase at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko collects 17 hits in 20-12 win

    On a night when they played nearly two and a half hours, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and their manager Steve Disbrow weren’t worried about the abnormal game length Friday night in Lawrence.

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