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Sports

  • 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

    Coach.mercury

    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

    Taylor.mercury

    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.

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2016

    Manhattan lands 3 on all-league tennis

    The Centennial League coaches have released all-league tennis teams for the recently-completed 2015-16 season with Manhattan garnering three first-team honors.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2016

    Midwest Stix compete at Hawaiian Hitfest

    Manhattan’s Midwest Stix 12-and-under AAA baseball team competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest in Kansas City, Missouri, over the weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016

    MHS golfers finish 8th at state

    Gritton.mercury

    Just minutes after the awards ceremony concluded following the Class 6A state golf tournament at the Manhattan Country Club, the Indians disappeared.

  • Pro Sports | May 24, 2016

    Perez, Royals rout Twins

    Royalscolor.mercury

    MINNEAPOLIS — Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals have been off to a slow start in defense of their World Series championship.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2016

    Martin wins Juco 4x800 title

    Former Manhattan High standout Chris Martin helped the Allen County Community College 4x800 relay team win an NJCAA title last week, running the third leg of the race that won.

  • General Activities | May 24, 2016

    Optimist Diamonds compete in Wildcat Classic Tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team played in the Wildcat Classic Tournament in Manhattan this weekend, going undefeated in bracket play Saturday before dropping its first game in bracket play.

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2016

    Rock Creek softball falls to Chapman in regional play

    After facing Chapman last year in the Class 4A-Div. II state semifinal game, Rock Creek was hoping to knock them out of contention to the 2016 state tournament in last week’s regional rematch.

  • Pro Sports | May 23, 2016

    Ventura, Royals fall short, 3-2

    CHICAGO — The Kansas City Royals fell just short of a sweep, despite an improved effort from Yordano Ventura.

  • General Activities | May 21, 2016

    Moore breaks Kansas half-marathon record

    Mensoverall.mercury

    The Manhattan resident won the Bill Snyder Highway Half-Marathon on Saturday with a time of 1:04:07, beating the course record he sat last year and breaking the Kansas state record of 1:04:25.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Indians qualify for 12 state events at regional

    The Manhattan High track and field teams competed at Friday’s Class 6A regional meet in Lawrence, qualifying for 12 events at next weekend’s all-class state track and field meet in the process.

  • Pro Sports | May 21, 2016

    Cain homers, Royals top White Sox

    The Kansas City Royals hit the field with their starter on a 60-pitch limit and two key relievers unavailable because of overwork. All they did was win a pitcher’s duel.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Manhattan High golfers ready for state on home course

    Ask the Manhattan High boys’ golf team whether playing the biggest tournament of the season — the Class 6A state meet — on its home course is an advantage, and the answers come back in the form of a unanimous yes.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016

    Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim a team competed in Friday’s preliminary races at the Class 6A state swim meet at Topeka’s Capitol Federal Natatorium, swimming best times in two of three events.

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