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  • Royals lose to Mets, 2-1 Metscolor.mercury

    NEW YORK — No late comeback for Kansas City this time. Back in the ballpark where they celebrated a championship last fall, swigging sweet champagne well past midnight, the Royals were beaten 2-1 by the New York Mets on Tuesday night in a World Series rematch at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon’ ...

  • Cameron: Royals’ stats don’t tell the whole story Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    If you’re still scratching your head and trying to figure out the Royals, forget it. We’ve learned over the past two seasons that silly things like statistics and trends and even long stretches without crossing home plate don’t seem to compute correctly when all the chips are ...

  • Yacht Club holds Father’s Day race

    The Blue Valley Yacht Club held its annual Father’s Day race on Sunday. It was a close race with only 3:41 separating the three boats in the hour-long race. The first to cross the finish line was Paul Visser with his father Chris for crew, in an elapsed time of 44:33 ...

  • Optimist Bullets 3rd in Denver 16U Open

    The Optimist Bullets 16 and under B softball team played in the “Don’t Call Me Blue” tournament in Arvada, Colorado, this weekend. Competing against 20 area elite teams, the Bullets put together a string of wins on bracket Sunday to finish third in the event. The Bullets started slowly, losing all ...

  • Monarchs place 9th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs softball team captured ninth place out of 20 teams in the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence. The Monarchs opened pool play with a 5-3 victory over the Elite Sports Academy. Macy Roever led the attack with a pair of bunt singles and Caitlin Donahue, Brittany ...

  • Cuthbert’s single lifts Royals to win Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While Cheslor Cuthbert delivered the game-winning hit, Chris Young said pitching six sharp innings on Father’s Day was an emotional outing for him. Cuthbert singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 13th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers ...

  • Diamonds compete at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed at the USSSA State Class C 10-and-under tournament in Topeka over the weekend. The Diamonds opened with a battle against the Patriots for their first game Saturday, earning an 8-7 win. Addi Cox pitched the first inning, and Ava Widman came in for relief, pitching ...

  • Moxie play at Father’s Day tournament

    This weekend the Manhattan Optimist Moxie competed in a Father’s Day Tournament at Clinton Lake in Lawrence, going 4-1. In Saturday action the Moxie faced Lightning Fastpitch KC in a back-and-forth game, winning 9-6. The Moxie scored five runs in the fifth inning to secure the win. Demi Kunkel ...

  • Morales, Royals slam Tigers 16-5 Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals started scoring early and didn’t let up in a 16-5 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. The Royals scored four runs in the second inning to take a 4-2 lead, and then added three more in the fourth and anouther in ...

  • Manko goes 3-1 in Omaha pool play

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers completed pool play at the Battle of Omaha on Saturday with a 3-1 record to finish second in their group. The 17ers finished off pool play with a 13-1 win over Bryan (Nebraska) High. Manko needed just five innings to put away Bryan, getting ...

  • 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. Justin Bussell and Delbert Smith started on the ...

  • Royals give up 6 homers, lose to Tigers 10-4 Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 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. Lest he forgot, they gave Hochevar a nice reminder Thursday night. Cabrera hit a ...












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