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Sports

  • General Activities | August 07, 2015

    Local youth compete in Junior tourney

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held its City Junior Championship this week, playing at Stagg Hill on Wednesday and the Manhattan Country Club on Thursday.

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Local shot putter 3rd at State Games

    Making his debut at a national meet, Douglas Teener, of Manhattan, placed third in the 60-64 age group at the State Games of America over the weekend.

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Optimist Double Play to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. and Aug. at 7 p.m., both at Brummett Field at Optimist Park.

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Optimist Starz to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 12-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts in August.

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Optimist Sweet Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

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    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field.

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.

  • Manhattan High School | July 30, 2015

    Local soccer coaches support artificial surface

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    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has experience coaching soccer on both natural grass turf and artificial turf.

  • General Activities | July 26, 2015

    Edler takes steer wrestling title

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    Jacob D. Edler competed at the Kaw Valley Rodeo last year, so he knew what he was up against sitting in the chutes during the steer wrestling portion of Saturday’s finale performance of the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015

    Bullfighter helps keep cowboys safe

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    It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015

    Etbauer takes tie-down roping lead

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    Shade Etbauer is used to people knowing his last name.

  • Manhattan High School | July 24, 2015

    Wagner will represent MHS at Shrine Bowl

    For players like Manhattan High’s Colton Wagner, the Kansas Shrine Bowl offers athletes one last chance to strap on the pads, put on the cleats and play high school football.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015

    MJGA holds Par-3 tournament

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held a Par-3 tournament on the Colbert Hills Par-3 course on Thursday.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015

    14U Force to conduct tryouts

    The Manhattan 14-and-under Force baseball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Wednesday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Eisenhower Middle School’s Norvell Field.

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015

    11U Aggies to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Aggies 11-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Wednesday, July 29 at Wilson Field in City Park.

  • General Activities | July 23, 2015

    Whiplash just a cowboy… monkey

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    One of the most experienced cowboys performing at this week’s Kaw Valley Rodeo is also the smallest.

  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Field set for upcoming Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Nearly 180 contestants are set to ride into Manhattan for this week’s 40th annual Kaw Valley Rodeo, which gets underway Thursday and goes through Saturday at Wells Arena in CiCo Park.

  • Women's Basketball |General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Presbyterian Church hosting hoops camp

    The First Presbyterian Church will sponsor a basketball camp for third through sixth grade boys and girls Aug. 3-6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Wildcats named ITA All-Academic Team

    For the second straight year, the K-State women’s tennis team was recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an All-Academic Team, while five individual Wildcats — Iva Bago, Livia Cirnu, Palma Juhasz, Sara Castellano and Tegan Louw — were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.

  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Fury finish season

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury finished their season at the USSSA State tournament recently in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Hachmeister to throw first pitch at NBC

    Manhattan resident Marvin Hachmeister will throw out the first pitch of a game at the NBC World Series in Wichita on Monday.

  • General Activities | July 19, 2015

    17ers open showcase with split

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    The American Legion Manhattan Manko 17ers split Friday and Saturday games to open the K-State Showcase tournament.

  • General Activities | July 17, 2015

    Manhattan Track Club sending athletes to Junior Olympics

    The Manhattan Track Club will send 11 athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk, Va., from Aug. 1-8.

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