Sports

  • Indians land 7 on all-league soccer teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put seven players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league this week, including three first-team selections. Forwards Kirkland Lambert and Austin French each made the first team along with defender Jacob Bussmann. Landing on the second team was midfielder Gabe Awbrey and ...

  • Everyone wants to be the Royals

    BOCA RATON, Fla.  — Terry Ryan looked around the room, where most of the major league general managers were gathered. “There’s really no excuse for all us here not to be competitive,” the Minnesota Twins GM said Tuesday. Everyone wants to be the Kansas City Royals, who won the ...

  • Cameron: Thanks for everything, Alex, but Royals are moving on Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It almost seems unfair. Just a week ago, Royals fans were gearing up for the fifth game of the World Series — riding a dreamy high that exploded with a dramatic comeback victory over the Mets that same night. Yes, that was all just a week ago — and it was only ...

  • Red Raiders rally past Clearwater, 28-27, to advance

    WAMEGO — Going into halftime of Friday night’s Class 4A-Div. II regional championship game, the hometown Red Raiders didn’t have much to be excited about. Clearwater led by three touchdowns and turned back Wamego on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to keep a shut out intact going into halftime ...

  • Myers named 1st team all-state

    Manhattan High’s Macie Myers was one of six golfers named to the Class 6A all-state first team last week. Myers joined Centennial League rivals Madison Roether (Junction City) and Rachel Stous (Topeka High) on the first team. All three girls were also named to the Centennial League first team, ...

  • Indians come up a game short, fall at Washburn Rural

    At halftime of Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal at Washburn Rural, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso felt like his team was in a great position to advance to state for the second time in program history. The game was stuck in a scoreless tie and scoring chances were ...

  • KC celebrates Royals’ World Series title

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours. After driving a 2.3-mile route in a caravan, team owner David Glass, manager Ned Yost and several ...

  • KC reveling in first World Series title since ’85 Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The jersey that Eric Hosmer wore in the decisive game of the World Series is headed to the Hall of Fame. So is the glove Salvador Perez used, the spikes Lorenzo Cain laced up and the bat that third baseman Mike Moustakas took to the plate. Maybe ...

  • Royals sending items to Hall of Fame

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Kansas City Royals are World Series champions, and they’re donating several artifacts to the Baseball Hall of Fame for a new exhibit dubbed Autumn Glory. Among items to be placed on display later this month is the jersey worn by first baseman Eric Hosmer on ...

  • Colon steps out of shadows for winning hit

    NEW YORK — With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring. The Royals backup delivered in his first appearance of this postseason, lining a pinch-hit single that broke a 12th-inning tie and sent Kansas City over the New York Mets 7-2 early Monday in the clinching Game 5. “I played ...

  • Royals rally late, beat Mets to win World Series

    NEW YORK — They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series. Eric Hosmer wouldn’t wait any longer. A daring dash by Hosmer tied the score in the ninth, and those bound-and-determined Kansas City Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 ...

  • Harvey unable to finish job

    NEW YORK — Matt Harvey demanded the ball in the ninth inning of the Mets’ biggest game in years, the biggest start of his career. He got it. And once again in the World Series, Harvey did not get the result he hoped for. This time the Dark Knight had plenty ...










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