Saturday, May 28, 2016



Sports

  • 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.

  • Area Schools | May 10, 2016

    Rock Creek survives 9-inning game with St. Marys

    In a single game played on Monday, Rock Creek won, 4-3, by way of a walk-off two-run home run by Winter Henry in the bottom of the ninth inning against St. Marys.

  • Area Schools | May 09, 2016

    Rock Creek baseball sweeps Silver Lake

    The Rock Creek baseball team completed a sweep of Silver Lake on Thursday, winning the first game 5-0 and finishing off the nightcap with a 7-6 win over the Eagles in eight innings.

  • Manhattan High School | May 09, 2016

    Munsen signs with McPherson College

    Manhattan High senior Grant Munsen made his college decision official in signing a letter of intent to play basketball at McPherson College this fall.

  • Area Schools | May 09, 2016

    Rock Creek softball splits with Eagles

    The bats were busy at Rock Creek on Thursday, and when the dust cleared, Rock Creek had a 10-9 win over Silver Lake as part of a split with the Eagles.

  • General Activities | May 09, 2016

    Manhattan Diamonds win two in Shawnee

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under softball team played in the MSP Love Mother’s Day Tournament in Shawnee over the weekend, finishing with a 2-2 record.

  • Area Schools | May 09, 2016

    Rock Creek JV softball takes 2nd in Holton

    The Rock Creek JV softball team finished its season and took second place in a tournament in Holton over the weekend, going 2-1 on Saturday.

  • Pro Sports | May 09, 2016

    Tomlin, Indians down Royals 5-4

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    Josh Tomlin stayed unbeaten and again helped Cleveland bounce back after a loss, leading the Indians over the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday.

  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2016

    Munsen, Marsh lead Indians to split with Hayden

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    After a forgettable opening game to start Friday night’s doubleheader at Norvell Field, Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess wanted to see improved pitching and defense against the Hayden Wildcats in the second game.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    MHS tennis sends five to state

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team advanced five players to state while finishing as runner-up behind Washburn Rural in the team standings at Saturday’s Class 6A tennis regional at the Kossover Tennis Complex in Topeka.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    MHS soccer routs Hayden, 7-2

    Though the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had won nine games this season entering Friday’s matchup against Hayden, the win against Washburn Rural in early April stood out as the Tribe’s most complete effort of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    Manhattan softball splits with Hayden

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Topeka on Thursday for a doubleheader against the Hayden Wildcats, finishing the day with a split.

  • Manhattan High School | May 07, 2016

    MHS girls’ track takes 2nd in Salina

    The Manhattan High track and field teams made their way to Salina for the Salina Central Invitational on Friday, with the girls’ team taking second place behind Junction City and the boys finishing in a tie for fifth with Great Bend.

  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2016

    MHS soccer dominant in 13-0 win

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    In a game called at halftime, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had little trouble taking care of business against Highland Park Thursday evening at Bishop Stadium, winning the match 13-0.

  • Pro Sports | May 06, 2016

    Slumping Royals try to refresh

    The Kansas City Royals hadn’t been hitting lately. Their pitching had been failing, too. But in the past two years, they could always count on their stellar defense to bail them out.

  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2016

    Gritton wins 3rd straight at JC invite

    Coming off of back-to-back wins, including a Centennial League individual title on Monday, Manhattan High senior Cole Gritton kept his winning streak going on Thursday at the Junction City Invitational.

  • Manhattan High School | May 05, 2016

    MHS baseball routs Scots

    The Manhattan High baseball team took two games from Highland Park in a makeup doubleheader from a rainout earlier this season.

  • Pro Sports | May 05, 2016

    Royals get pounded by Nats, 13-2

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    Kris Medlen got pounded off the mound in the third inning. Eric Hosmer got tossed in the sixth. The rest of the Kansas City Royals were probably jealous of them.

  • Manhattan High School | May 05, 2016

    MHS football announces captains

    The Manhattan High football staff has announced four captains for the 2016 campaign and has released the schedule, which has a new look as Class 6A and 5A transition to a new playoff system.

  • Area Schools | May 05, 2016

    Rock Creek baseball sweeps Wabaunsee

    The Rock Creek baseball team secured a pair of wins in a sweep of Wabaunsee on Tuesday, winning the opening game 4-0 and taking the nightcap, 12-2, in five innings.

  • Area Schools | May 05, 2016

    Rock Creek softball gets road sweep

    On Tuesday, Rock Creek softball went to Alma for a pair of long games, winning 16-11 in the opener and 20-6 in the nightcap.

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