Monday, June 27, 2016


  • Pro Sports | June 09, 2016

    Royals’ skid reaches 7 with 4-0 loss


    BALTIMORE — The Kansas City Royals quietly packed their bags before heading for Chicago, hopeful that a day off and a different venue would help them end a humbling skid.

  • Manhattan High School | June 09, 2016

    Buchanan takes 5th in 10K at NCAAs

    Reid Buchanan, former Manhattan High student and distance runner, running for the University of Portland, placed fifth in the 10000-meter run at the NCAA National Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Wednesday night.

  • General Activities | June 08, 2016

    Salina nips Manko 17ers

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers started hot Tuesday evening in Salina but couldn’t keep the momentum going in a 4-3 loss to the Salina Falcons in a nine-inning game at Dean Evans Stadium.

  • Pro Sports | June 08, 2016

    Royals’ frustration shows in 9-1 loss to Orioles


    BALTIMORE — The defending World Series champs are in their worst tailspin of the season, and the frustration is clearly beginning to show.

  • General Activities | June 08, 2016

    Harkin wins regional tournament in Omaha

    Jill Harkin won a major regional tournament, and two other Manhattan players competed with distinction at the Missouri Valley Tennis Association’s “Supers” event in Omaha, Neb.

  • General Activities | June 08, 2016

    FHSC to hold open tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is inviting area youth to participate in its open trouts for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 seasons.

  • Pro Sports | June 07, 2016

    Royals drop 5th straight, lose to Orioles


    Danny Duffy certainly pitched well enough to get Kansas City a victory. Unfortunately for the Royals, there’s been a common theme lately with their offense.

  • General Activities | June 07, 2016

    Optimist Prime goes 0-4 in KC

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Hawaiian Hitfest in Kansas City, Missouri, this weekend.

  • General Activities | June 07, 2016

    Optimist Moxie takes 2nd in OKC

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch softball team competed at the 2016 Oklahoma City Classic this past weekend, finishing 4-0 in 18B pool play and playing four games on Monday through the bracket to take second place.

  • Pro Sports | June 06, 2016

    Ali always left an impression

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Now that you’ve heard all the tributes and realized once again that this man — perhaps the most famous athlete who ever lived — was almost larger than life, maybe the story of one less-than-historic hour will add an unusual piece to the legend.

  • General Activities | June 06, 2016

    Manko wins TOC consolation game, 5-3


    Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow knows his team needs to be opportunistic in order to win many games this summer.

  • Pro Sports | June 06, 2016

    Young gives up 4 HRs as Royals get swept


    CLEVELAND — The Kansas City Royals were playing their best baseball of the season coming into this weekend series against the Indians.

  • Manhattan High School | June 06, 2016

    MHS soccer lands 7 on all-league teams

    After finishing the season with a third-place finish at state in Junction City, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was honored by the Centennial League’s coaches with seven inclusions on the 2016 all-league teams.

  • Area Schools | June 06, 2016

    KBCA rosters announced

    The Flint-Hills area will send three players to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan in Salina on June 25.

  • General Activities | June 06, 2016

    Monarchs take 2nd in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 14-and-under softball team took second place in the USSSA Memorial Day NIT Lower Flight championship in the Kansas City-metro area over the weekend.

  • Pro Sports | June 05, 2016

    Lindor leads Indians past Royals 7-1

    CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor hit two doubles and one of Cleveland’s three home runs, leading the Indians into first place in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

  • General Activities | June 05, 2016

    St. Joe’s logs 15 singles in run-rule win over Manko


    Just a day removed from a 15-0 blowout loss to Bellevue West Thursday at the Manhattan Tournament of Champions, Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers manager Steve Disbrow was hoping for a resurgence from his team Friday against St. Joe’s.

  • General Activities | June 03, 2016

    17ers drop TOC opener


    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers started their weekend hosting the Tournament of Champions with a 15-0 loss to Bellevue West in their first pool play game Thursday night at Tointon Family Stadium.

  • Pro Sports | June 03, 2016

    Defense, pen doom Royals in 5-4 loss


    CLEVELAND — Defense played a big part in Kansas City’s World Series run last season. On Wednesday night, it cost them a game in Cleveland.

  • Area Schools | June 02, 2016

    Rookie coach leads MCC baseball turnaround

    At the collegiate or professional level, playing an entire season of baseball without winning a game is an extremely difficult feat. In that regard, the Manhattan Christian College Thunder baseball team defied the odds.

  • Pro Sports | June 02, 2016

    Royals top Rays 6-3 to complete sweep


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals will spend the next 11 days on the road after completing their best homestand in nearly three decades.

  • Pro Sports | June 01, 2016

    Cain homers, drives in 4 as Royals top Rays


    While Mike Moustakas, Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez are sidelined with injuries, the Kansas City Royals’ offense continues to roll with eight straight games with double-figure hits.

  • General Activities | June 01, 2016

    All-MEL baseball released

    The Flint Hills region was well-represented in this year’s all-Mid East League team, with six athletes named to the all-league team while four more were honorably mentioned.

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2016

    Seven area athletes make all-MEL softball

    Rock Creek and Riley County each had two members of their team make the all-Mid East League softball team.

  • General Activities | June 01, 2016

    Optimist Prime goes 1-6 in debut

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team made its debut for the 2016 softball season at South Lakes Softball complex in Wichita.


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