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Sports

  • General Activities | June 27, 2016

    17ers cap tournament with win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Lawrence Showcase with a 6-4 win over the Kansas Indians on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • Pro Sports | June 27, 2016

    Kennedy strikes out 11, Royals top Astros

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    Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros’ seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Crawford wins Colbert Classic

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    Kolton Crawford knew he had a chance to win the Colbert Charity Classic going into the final two holes on Saturday, but he bogied both to finish his weekend at 9-under par.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko 17ers drop 2 games in Lawrence

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games on Saturday at the Kansas Showcase at Hoglund Ballpark.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko collects 17 hits in 20-12 win

    On a night when they played nearly two and a half hours, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and their manager Steve Disbrow weren’t worried about the abnormal game length Friday night in Lawrence.

  • General Activities | June 24, 2016

    Sparks alone in lead at Classic

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    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Three tied for Colbert lead

    The first round of the Colbert Charity Classic finished with three golfers tied for the lead on Wednesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course.

  • Pro Sports | June 23, 2016

    Mets’ stars hurt as Royals lose 4-3

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    New York held off the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Wednesday for a two-game sweep in their World Series rematch.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    ITA Summer Circuit in Manhattan set for July 1-3

    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit will hold a tournament in Manhattan July 1-3, offering a chance for tennis players from high school to adult the opportunity to take part in one of the fastest growing events in all of tennis.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Anthony hosting football camp

    The Anthony Middle School football team camp will be July 5-7 at the AMS practice fields.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Xtreme takes 3rd at Father’s Day NIT

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12-and-under B took third at the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence over the weekend.

  • Pro Sports | June 22, 2016

    Royals lose to Mets, 2-1

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    Back in the ballpark where they celebrated a championship last fall, swigging sweet champagne well past midnight, the Royals were beaten 2-1 by the New York Mets on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch at Citi Field.

  • Pro Sports | June 21, 2016

    Cameron: Royals’ stats don’t tell the whole story

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    We’ve learned over the past two seasons that silly things like statistics and trends and even long stretches without crossing home plate don’t seem to compute correctly when all the chips are counted.

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Yacht Club holds Father’s Day race

    The Blue Valley Yacht Club held its annual Father’s Day race on Sunday.

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Optimist Bullets 3rd in Denver 16U Open

    The Optimist Bullets 16 and under B softball team played in the “Don’t Call Me Blue” tournament in Arvada, Colorado, this weekend.

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Monarchs place 9th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs softball team captured ninth place out of 20 teams in the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence.

  • Pro Sports | June 20, 2016

    Cuthbert’s single lifts Royals to win

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While Cheslor Cuthbert delivered the game-winning hit, Chris Young said pitching six sharp innings on Father’s Day was an emotional outing for him.

  • General Activities | June 20, 2016

    Diamonds compete at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed at the USSSA State Class C 10-and-under tournament in Topeka over the weekend.

  • General Activities | June 20, 2016

    Moxie play at Father’s Day tournament

    This weekend the Manhattan Optimist Moxie competed in a Father’s Day Tournament at Clinton Lake in Lawrence, going 4-1.

  • Pro Sports | June 18, 2016

    Morales, Royals slam Tigers 16-5

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals started scoring early and didn’t let up in a 16-5 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

  • General Activities | June 18, 2016

    Manko goes 3-1 in Omaha pool play

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers completed pool play at the Battle of Omaha on Saturday with a 3-1 record to finish second in their group.

  • Pro Sports | June 17, 2016

    Local driver sets NCRA record

    In a feat that hasn’t been accomplished in the 33-year history of the tour, Manhattan resident and current point leader Lyle Shepard picked up his fourth-straight National Championship Racing Association late model feature victory on June 5 at RPM Speedway in Hays.

  • Pro Sports | June 17, 2016

    Royals give up 6 homers, lose to Tigers 10-4

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    Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar has faced the Detroit lineup enough over the years that he should be keenly aware of how dangerous Victor Martinez, Miguel Cabrera and the rest of them can be.

  • Pro Sports | June 16, 2016

    Royals ease past Indians, complete sweep

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals won six straight games to take the AL Central lead, then dropped eight straight to lose it. Now, they’re riding another five-game winning streak.

  • General Activities | June 16, 2016

    Flint Hills Soccer Club holding tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is holding the last session of its open tryouts for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 seasons on Saturday at Anneberg Park.

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