Thursday, July 28, 2016



Sports

  • 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.

  • Pro Sports | June 11, 2016

    Cuthbert helps Royals end skid, beat White Sox

    CHICAGO — A couple days ago, maybe the ball Cheslor Cuthbert hit in the third inning would’ve been caught at the warning track.

  • General Activities | June 11, 2016

    Youth golfer gets hole-in-one

    A local Manhattan youth golfer scored a hole-in-one during a Manhattan First Tee event on Friday at Colbert Hills.

  • Pro Sports | June 11, 2016

    Colbert Charity Classic to be held June 20-25

    The Adams Golf Pro Tour series will return to Manhattan for the fifth year of the Colbert Charity Classic on June 20-25.

  • Pro Sports | June 10, 2016

    Cameron: Everyone knows how golfer feels

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    The man in our spotlight here is Graham DeLaet, a Canadian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and has earned a fairly comfortable living banking more than $9 million in prize money over the past 4 1/2 years.

  • Pro Sports | June 10, 2016

    KC’s Ventura suspended 9 games

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    Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended nine games and Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado was penalized four games Thursday after their brawl earlier this week.

  • Pro Sports | June 09, 2016

    Royals’ skid reaches 7 with 4-0 loss

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    BALTIMORE — The Kansas City Royals quietly packed their bags before heading for Chicago, hopeful that a day off and a different venue would help them end a humbling skid.

  • Manhattan High School | June 09, 2016

    Buchanan takes 5th in 10K at NCAAs

    Reid Buchanan, former Manhattan High student and distance runner, running for the University of Portland, placed fifth in the 10000-meter run at the NCAA National Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Wednesday night.

  • General Activities | June 08, 2016

    Salina nips Manko 17ers

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers started hot Tuesday evening in Salina but couldn’t keep the momentum going in a 4-3 loss to the Salina Falcons in a nine-inning game at Dean Evans Stadium.

  • Pro Sports | June 08, 2016

    Royals’ frustration shows in 9-1 loss to Orioles

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    BALTIMORE — The defending World Series champs are in their worst tailspin of the season, and the frustration is clearly beginning to show.

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