Sports

  • Diamonds play in Hitfest

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed in the Hawaiian Hitfest over the weekend. The Diamonds tied the Blues in Game 1, 5-5. Ava Widman pitched all innings of play, allowing three hits. Avery Hafliger led in stolen bases with three, and Eve McComb, Addi Cox, Chloe Porter and Widman with two each. ...

  • 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. Manko jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, starting with a two-run single from Chance Andrade. Chase Brown scored Andrade on ...

  • Kennedy strikes out 11, Royals top Astros Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ian Kennedy knew Kansas City needed a long outing, and he delivered. 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. After Royals starters Edinson Volquez and Chris ...

  • Crawford wins Colbert Classic Adams3.mercury

    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. Despite that, Crawford still finished a stroke ahead of two other tournament title contenders to win the fifth-annual ...

  • 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. The 17ers opened with a morning loss to Free State 17-and-under, 4-0, before losing a second game to Pueblo, Colorado, 8-0. Free State scored a run in the first inning ...

  • 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. What Disbrow was concerned about, however, was his team s occasional sloppy defense against Dodge ...

  • Sparks alone in lead at Classic Golf.mercury

    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke. Sparks shot 3-under par to pull to 7-under for the tournament, pulling a stroke ahead of Joshua Creel and three ahead of Gary Brame Jr., who were both tied with Sparks for ...

  • 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. Hunter Sparks, Joshua Creel and Grady Brame Jr. all shot 4-under par on the opening day of the tournament, holding a one-shot lead over two golfers — Brian ...

  • Mets’ stars hurt as Royals lose 4-3 Metscolor.mercury

    NEW YORK — Even when the Mets win lately, it hurts. Noah Syndergaard left his start after six innings with a sore elbow and Yoenis Cespedes came out because of an aching wrist, yet New York held off the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Wednesday for a two-game sweep in their World ...

  • 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. The 2016 ITA Summer Circuit will be at the ...

  • Anthony hosting football camp

    The Anthony Middle School football team camp will be July 5-7 at the AMS practice fields. The camps run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration forms are available at the Anthony Middle School office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Larry Myers ...

  • 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. The Xtreme went 4-1 in the two-day tournament. On Saturday, the Xtreme topped the Fast N Furious 11-2. In the next game, the Xtreme came out on top 4-0 against ...












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