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  • Bussmann, Manko win 7-2 10.mercury

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers have seen a number of solid pitching performances throughout the summer. But the offense hasn’t always been there. Thanks in part to Josh Bussmann’s complete-game effort Saturday afternoon in Wamego, the 17ers got both en route to a 7-2 win over Building ...

  • Perez leads Royals over Mariners

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez picked a perfect time for his first pickoff of the season. The star catcher homered, then helped protect the lead by trapping Kyle Seager off first base in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Seattle Mariners 5-3 Saturday. Perez hit ...

  • No Stone Unturned plans for the future Klein.mercury

    With a yearly event and a center that have quickly outgrown themselves, the No Stone Unturned Foundation has no choice but to plan for the future. The prospect of growth is something the foundation is excited for. Founder and president Melinda Wolford said No Stone Unturned is focused on expanding ...

  • Manko shut out in 8-0 run-rule loss to Building Champions 3.mercury

    In Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow’s mind, there wasn’t any carryover or leftover lethargy from Thursday’s walkoff loss heading into Friday afternoon’s matchup with Building Champions Cope. But the result was the same: a loss. This one came by way of a run-rule, ...

  • Errors doom Manko in walkoff loss to Stars Manko10.mercury

    Victory seemed imminent for the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers Thursday at Tointon Family Stadium. The 17ers, up 7-6 in the seventh inning and an out away from a win, had survived an Arsenal Stars comeback an inning before and were on the cusp of a second straight victory. But ...

  • Optimist Rebels win Freedom Festival

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka last weekend. The Rebels won two pool games, defeating Blue Heat, 7-6, and Topeka Spark, 6-4. Miranda Tegtmeier and Lindsey Wilson both recorded wins in the circle. The Rebels opened bracket play with a ...

  • Royals lose 4-2, get swept in Toronto Royalscolor2.mercury

    TORONTO — Right now, offensive production is at a premium for the Kansas City Royals. 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. ...

  • 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. Manko actually got off to a slow start in the game, trailing 5-0 before scoring three runs in the ...

  • Young gives up 4 HRs; Blue Jays beat Royals

    TORONTO — No matter what he tries, nothing seems to be working for struggling Royals starter Chris Young. 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. Young (2-8) ...

  • 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. The only PRCA rodeo in the area, the Kaw Valley Rodeo will feature seven sanctioned events, beginning at 8 p.m. nightly, including bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle-bronc ...

  • 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.  Eligible players must be age 9 or younger as of May 1, 2017.  Tryouts will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 11.  Interested players must register in advance.  Contact Luke ...

  • 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.  Rain caused the tournament games to be rescheduled and shortened. The tournament also was shortened to single elimination after pool play. Lack of offense plagued the Prime in its first ...












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