Tuesday, May 31, 2016



Sports

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Indians take 2nd at Wichita regional

    With a second-place finish in Monday’s soggy Class 6A regional at Wichita’s MacDonald Golf Course, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team secured the opportunity to play with home-course advantage next week at state.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2016

    Manhattan natives compete for KU at Big 12 meet

    A pair of Manhattan High graduates competed for Kansas at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Area Schools | May 17, 2016

    Patton named 2016 Brooks finalist

    Rick Patton of Wamego High School is a finalist for the 2016 Brooks Inspiring Coach of the Year Award.

  • General Activities | May 17, 2016

    Optimist Sweet Heat wins in Wichita

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat played in Wichita this weekend in an ASA 12-and-under “C” tournament with a 12-team bracket.

  • Pro Sports | May 16, 2016

    Morales homers KC past Braves

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales has been struggling, especially against right-handers, but he came through huge Sunday.

  • Pro Sports | May 14, 2016

    Braves beat Royals, 5-0

    Mike Foltynewicz pitched a career-high eight scoreless innings, Kelly Johnson and A.J. Pierzynski each drove in two runs, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    Indians tie for 3rd at state

    After bringing home three medals from last year’s boys’ Class 6A state tennis meet, Manhattan High upped the ante on Saturday at the Harmon Park Tennis Complex in Prairie Village.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    MHS softball sweeps JC on senior day

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    The task ahead of the Manhattan High softball team at this week’s Class 6A regional will be difficult no matter what, but if nothing else, momentum should be on the Indians’ side.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    Indians take 5th at league meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took fifth place at the Centennial League meet at the Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka on Friday, finishing just three points out of fourth place in the team standings.

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2016

    George to hold summer camps

    Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George will hold a pair of camps in June.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2016

    MHS girls see streak end, take 3rd

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    At every level and in every sport, even the longest championship dynasties come to an end eventually. That’s the reality for the Manhattan High girls’ track and field team, which had won six consecutive Centennial League titles coming into Thursday night’s league meet.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2016

    MHS baseball settles for split at Topeka West

    The Manhattan High baseball team split a doubleheader at Topeka West Thursday afternoon, dropping the first game, 4-3, before winning the nightcap, 4-2.

  • Manhattan High School | May 13, 2016

    Indians beat T-Birds, clinch league title

    The Indians beat the T-Birds to get the clean sweep of league teams, going undefeated in league contests and dethroning Washburn Rural as league champions.

  • Pro Sports | May 13, 2016

    Royals, Kennedy lose to Yanks

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    NEW YORK — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost keeps insisting that prolonged rough patches often lead right into big runs. Another loss, and the Royals are still waiting.

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2016

    Queal, Lambert lead Tribe to state

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    Over the course of a 23-2 season, the doubles pairing of Kirkland Lambert and Collin Queal has had its share of blowout wins and low-pressure matches against overmatched opponents.

  • Area Schools | May 12, 2016

    K-State commencement, women of jazz and more

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    K-State football coach Bill Snyder Friday will share his wisdom with departing K-State veterinary students at their graduation.

  • Pro Sports | May 12, 2016

    Perez’s HR helps Royals top Yanks

    NEW YORK — Music blared in the visitor’s clubhouse at Yankee Stadium. Yordano Ventura, Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain helped the slumping Kansas City Royals to a big win.

  • Area Schools | May 12, 2016

    Rock Creek baseball sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek baseball team won a pair of run-rule shortened games against St. Marys on Monday, beating the Bears 12-2 in the opener before pulling out a 17-7 win in the nightcap.

  • Area Schools | May 12, 2016

    Mustangs softball drops 2 at Rossville

    The Rock Creek softball team was swept in its final two games of the regular season on Tuesday, dropping a pair of games to Rossville, 2-1 and 12-0.

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2016

    Seniors shine in 10-0 win over JC

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    The seniors were definitely on display on senior night as the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team stomped rival Junction City, 10-0, Tuesday at Bishop Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2016

    MHS softball sweeps Spartans

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    While the Manhattan High softball team has faced its share of ups and downs this year, the Indians haven’t often been able to put together an entire doubleheader of solid softball this season.

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2016

    Indians drop 2 at Emporia

    Emporia swept the Manhattan High baseball team on Tuesday afternoon, with the Indians dropping a close game in the opener, 2-1, before losing in the nightcap, 9-1, in Emporia.

  • Pro Sports | May 11, 2016

    Cain’s 3 homers not enough as Royals lose to Yankees

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    NEW YORK — Lorenzo Cain circled the bases three times at Yankee Stadium, driving in five runs and matching the feats of George Brett and Bo Jackson at the old ballpark across the street.

  • Pro Sports | May 10, 2016

    Young gives up 5 HRs, Royals lose 6-3

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    NEW YORK — A dejected Chris Young sat on the bench and stared straight ahead, his eyes glazed over when he wasn’t wiping his face with a towel.

  • Area Schools | May 10, 2016

    Anthony competes at league track

    The middle school track season came to a close as the eight-team Centennial Middle League track and field meet was held at Seaman Middle School on Thursday.

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