Monday, June 27, 2016



Sports

  • Pro Sports | June 02, 2016

    Royals top Rays 6-3 to complete sweep

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    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.

  • Pro Sports | June 01, 2016

    Cain homers, drives in 4 as Royals top Rays

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    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.

  • General Activities | June 01, 2016

    All-MEL baseball released

    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.

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2016

    Seven area athletes make all-MEL softball

    Rock Creek and Riley County each had two members of their team make the all-Mid East League softball team.

  • General Activities | June 01, 2016

    Optimist Prime goes 1-6 in debut

    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.

  • General Activities | May 31, 2016

    17ers open season with run-rule win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers opened their season on the road Monday night with a 14-6 run-rule win over McPherson in seven innings.

  • Pro Sports | May 31, 2016

    Hosmer homers, Royals top Rays 6-2

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    Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer after Lorenzo Cain drove in the go-ahead run in a four-run eighth inning and the Royals defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Monday night.

  • Pro Sports | May 30, 2016

    Cameron: Royals cap exciting weekend against Chicago

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe come October, we could be talking about one early-season inning as though it were a piece of local baseball history.

  • Pro Sports | May 30, 2016

    Royals sweep White Sox, take division lead

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    When Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale left with a two-run lead after seven innings, Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer had a message in the Royals dugout.

  • Area Schools | May 30, 2016

    Carey, Hatesohl medal at state track for Blue Valley

    At this weekend’s all-class state track and field meet at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium, Blue Valley had four medalists among the Class 1A ranks.

  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2016

    Indians take 3rd at state soccer

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    JUNCTION CITY — After playing for 96 minutes, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s season ended in a flash.

  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2016

    PRs highlight MHS track’s state weekend

    WICHITA — Following his fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the all-class state track meet at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium on Saturday, the wait was finally over for Brandon Religa.

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016

    Valley Heights girls bring home state title

    Though head coach Tony Trimble says he had doubts about whether the Valley Heights girls’ track and field team would win a title this weekend, his team put those worries to rest quickly at the all-class state track meet at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium.

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016

    Hayden finishes off Rock Creek, 13-2

    After finding themselves down six runs after four innings of Thursday’s suspended Class 4A-Division II quarterfinal, it was going to be an uphill climb for the Rock Creek baseball team to rally back and come out on top.

  • Pro Sports | May 29, 2016

    Royals rally with 7 runs in 9th to win

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    Brett Eibner wondered whether anything could surpass the Kansas City Royals’ rally Friday night, when they overcome a four-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox in his major league debut. He did not have to wait long to find out.

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2016

    Rock Creek, Hayden halted in 4th by weather

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    After nearly completing four innings of Thursday’s Class 4A-Division II quarterfinal between Hayden and Rock Creek, the deterioration of field conditions at Soden’s Grove Ball Field finally forced the hand of tournaments officials.

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2016

    FHSC to host summer program

    The coaching staff of the Flint Hills Soccer Club is planning to organize a summer soccer camp for Manhattan youth.

  • Manhattan High School | May 27, 2016

    Mall to hold basketball camps

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball camp for girls entering grades 9-12 will be held Tuesday, May 31, through Friday, June 3, at Manhattan High’s West Campus.

  • Manhattan High School | May 26, 2016

    Manhattan embracing underdog role at state

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    For the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team, the goal all along was to win a Centennial League title and get back to the Class 6A state semifinals.

  • Manhattan High School | May 26, 2016

    Cole Gritton named Centennial PoY

    The Centennial League coaches have named Manhattan High senior Cole Gritton the league’s player of the year for the 2015-16 season, which concluded Monday afternoon at the Class 6A state golf meet.

  • Pro Sports | May 26, 2016

    Gee, Royals can’t sweep Minnesota

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    MINNEAPOLIS — The Kansas City Royals had the opportunity to turn a solid road trip into an excellent six-game stretch. Dillon Gee didn’t hold up his end of the responsibility.

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2016

    MHS soccer advances to state with 1-0 win

    Once the warm and muggy match finally ended, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team could breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Area Schools | May 25, 2016

    Mustangs ready for challenge at state baseball

    A year ago at this time, the Rock Creek Mustangs were preparing for the Class 4A-Division II state baseball tournament in search of the school’s first state title in any sport.

  • Pro Sports | May 25, 2016

    Perez, surging Royals take down Twins

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    MINNEAPOLIS — The bases were loaded with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, and Wade Davis was staked to a three-run lead for the Kansas City Royals.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2016

    Harkins compete at district championship

    Jillian Harkin of Manhattan won the Kansas District tennis championship in girls 14-and-under singles this past weekend.

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