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.
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.
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.
BALTIMORE — The defending World Series champs are in their worst tailspin of the season, and the frustration is clearly beginning to show.
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.
The Flint Hills Soccer Club is inviting area youth to participate in its open trouts for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 seasons.
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.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Hawaiian Hitfest in Kansas City, Missouri, this weekend.
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.
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.
Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow knows his team needs to be opportunistic in order to win many games this summer.
CLEVELAND — The Kansas City Royals were playing their best baseball of the season coming into this weekend series against the Indians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rock Creek and Riley County each had two members of their team make the all-Mid East League softball team.
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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