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  • Manhattan High School | June 21, 2015

    Melgares, Schroeder honored at KU

    LAWRENCE — Kansas distance runner Chris Melgares is at least aware of the snooze button on his alarm clock, but don’t get any ideas about him using it frequently.

  • Manhattan High School | June 19, 2015

    Dillon takes 2nd at Junior Amateur

    Despite shooting another 1-under par 69 in the final round of the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon settled for second place Thursday at the Wellington Golf Club.

  • Manhattan High School | June 19, 2015

    MHS’ Martinie, Perkins named all-state

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team put two players on the Class 6A all-state second team, which was released this week.

  • General Activities | June 19, 2015

    Manhattan Optimist Rebels third at State

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team recently competed in the USSSA C State tournament in Topeka, taking home the third-place trophy.

  • General Activities | June 19, 2015

    Manhattan Optimist Fury

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury posted a 3-2 record at the Hawaiian Hitfest in Wichita last weekend, bringing their overall record to 9-5.

  • General Activities | June 18, 2015

    17ers defeat Junction City

    Wednesday night’s nine innings of baseball between the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and Junction City was far from perfect, but the 17ers did enough to hold on for the win, 7-6.

  • Manhattan High School | June 18, 2015

    Dillon in 2nd at Junior Amateur

    After two rounds of play at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon shot a 72 in Wednesday’s second round.

  • Manhattan High School | June 17, 2015

    Dillon leading Junior Amateur

    Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon is tied for first place after one round at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington.

  • Manhattan High School | June 17, 2015

    Harper competes for Team Kansas at Cadet Duals

    Manhattan High sophomore-to-be Jalin Harper wrestled at the 138 weight class at last week’s USA Wrestling Greco-Roman and Freestyle Cadet Duals in Pennsylvania.

  • General Activities | June 17, 2015

    Double Play wins tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play U12 fastpitch softball team saw action May 30-31 at the School’s Out Celebration tournament at High Park in Derby.

  • General Activities | June 17, 2015

    Monarchs 3rd at ‘C’ State

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs earned a tie for third place in the rain-shortened “C” State Championship tournament in Topeka.

  • Area Schools | June 16, 2015

    KSHSAA moves to 5K in girls’ XC

    At its June meeting, the KSHSAA Executive Board voted to increase the distance from 4K to 5K in all postseason cross country races, effective this coming school year.

  • General Activities | June 16, 2015

    Optimist Bullets play at June Bug Jam

    The Optimist Bullets fastpitch softball team traveled to Beatrice, Neb., to compete in the 16-and-under division of the June Bug Jam last weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | June 15, 2015

    Marlins wrap up Little Apple Invite

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    With rain looming in the forecast all weekend, the Manhattan Marlins were able to start and finish their annual Little Apple Invitational over the weekend without issues at the City Park pool.

  • General Activities | June 15, 2015

    Moxie go 1-3 at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie went 1-3 in this past weekend’s tournament in Topeka.

  • General Activities | June 15, 2015

    Sweet Heat plays in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Sweet Heat softball team traveled to Topeka for the Ken Berry USSSA tournament this past weekend.

  • General Activities | June 14, 2015

    17ers end weekend with 5-3 win over Rock Creek

    After going 0-2 at the Battle of Omaha this weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers returned home and defeated the Rock Creek Legion, 5-3, on Saturday.

  • General Activities | June 12, 2015

    Optimist Rebels third

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under fastpitch softball team competed in the Bite Outta the Lil Apple tournament last weekend, ending with a 4-1 record.

  • General Activities | June 12, 2015

    Optimist Fury wins Bite Outta the Lil Apple

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Fury fastpitch softball team won the Bite Outta the Lil Apple tournament in Manhattan last weekend with a 5-1 record.

  • Manhattan High School | June 11, 2015

    Spradling hired as MHS girls’ varsity asst.

    Former Kansas State guard Will Spradling, who coached boys’ basketball last year at Anthony Middle School as a Rule 10 coach, will replace Brit Reid as Scott Mall’s varsity assistant at Manhattan High.

  • General Activities | June 10, 2015

    Manko 17ers sweep twin bill at Wamego

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers made the short trip to Wamego Tuesday night and won a pair of games, defeating Wamego 8-1 in the opener and 6-0 in the shortened nightcap.

  • General Activities | June 09, 2015

    Flint Hills Soccer Club holding tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is holding tryouts on three Saturday’s in June for its Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 seasons.

  • General Activities | June 09, 2015

    Prime compete at home tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team competed in the Bite Outta the Lil Apple tournament, facing four Topeka teams.

  • Manhattan High School | June 09, 2015

    MHS with six on all-league soccer

    After finishing its season with a regional championship and a run to the final eight in the Class 6A state playoffs, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team landed six girls on all-Centennial teams last week.

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Manko 17ers split on final day at TOC

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    After splitting a doubleheader on Saturday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers saw more of the same in Sunday’s final day of action at the annual TOC at Tointon Family Stadium.

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