Wednesday, July 27, 2016



Sports

  • 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.

  • General Activities | June 16, 2016

    Monarchs play in Manhattan tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 14U softball team participated in the Bite Outta the Li’l Apple tournament over the weekend, compiling an 0-4 record.

  • General Activities | June 15, 2016

    Manko edges Salina, 8-7

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    For awhile on Tuesday night, it seemed like the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers mentally just weren’t in the game.

  • Pro Sports | June 15, 2016

    Perez homers KC to 3-2 win over Indians

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals manager Ned Yost never lacks for confidence, even with his team struggling to score runs and trailing with two outs in the eighth inning against the best team in the division.

  • General Activities | June 14, 2016

    Soccer Saturdays set at Anneberg Park

    Little Apple Soccer Club will host Free Soccer Saturdays for area youth ages 6 to 13 at Frank Annenberg Park in Manhattan.

  • Pro Sports | June 14, 2016

    Merrifield helps Royals to 2-1 win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It might be a good thing for Whit Merrifield that he isn’t familiar with the term “flash in the pan.”

  • General Activities | June 13, 2016

    Manko goes 1-1 on final day of Super 16

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers went 1-1 in the final day of action in the Super 16 tournament on Sunday in Manhattan.

  • Pro Sports | June 13, 2016

    Soccer needs changes after shocking Sunday

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    On Sunday, the executive committee of UEFA, European soccer’s ruling body, took shocking and unprecedented action.

  • Pro Sports | June 13, 2016

    Ventura pitches Royals past White Sox 3-1

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    CHICAGO — The Baltimore brawl is over. Yordano Ventura is concentrating on finding his form for the Kansas City Royals. This was an awfully nice step in that direction.

  • General Activities | June 13, 2016

    Prime compete in Manhattan tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime played in the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament in Manhattan and Wamego this past weekend, competing in four games.

  • General Activities | June 13, 2016

    Sweet Heat plays in Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12U B played in the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament over the weekend.

  • General Activities | June 13, 2016

    Moxie go 3-2 in Manhattan tournament

    The 18U Manhattan Optimist Moxie competed in the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament this weekend.

  • General Activities | June 11, 2016

    Claussen, Manko blank Nationals

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    It isn’t every day that a manager cuts his catcher loose to call an entire game at the high school level, but that’s what Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow did Saturday evening at Norvell Field in Manhattan.

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