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.
It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989.
Shade Etbauer is used to people knowing his last name.
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.
The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held a Par-3 tournament on the Colbert Hills Par-3 course on Thursday.
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.
The Manhattan Aggies 11-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Wednesday, July 29 at Wilson Field in City Park.
One of the most experienced cowboys performing at this week’s Kaw Valley Rodeo is also the smallest.
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.
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.
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.
The Manhattan Optimist Fury finished their season at the USSSA State tournament recently in Kansas City.
Manhattan resident Marvin Hachmeister will throw out the first pitch of a game at the NBC World Series in Wichita on Monday.
The American Legion Manhattan Manko 17ers split Friday and Saturday games to open the K-State Showcase tournament.
The Manhattan Track Club will send 11 athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk, Va., from Aug. 1-8.
Cameron Marshall, an eighth grader and brown-belt student at Manhattan ATA Taekwondo, had quite the successful day at the American Taekwondo Association World Championships this past Saturday in Little Rock, Ark.
The Manhattan Optimist Sting softball team traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA state 18-and-under tournament this past weekend — finishing seventh in their final tournament of the season.
The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme took second place at the USSSA 10UB State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished second out of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.
The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team traveled to Salina for the ASA 12U Class C State Tournament.
The Manhattan Titans 12-and-under played in two World Series tournaments recently — one in Liberty, Mo. — and the other in Tulsa, Okla. — finishing third in both.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team finished their season at the USSSA State Tournament in Kansas City.
Maybe it was the heat. That’s as good an excuse as any for the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays, who collaborated Sunday afternoon to produce an exercise in foolishness that might have set baseball back half a century.
After a grueling schedule of eight games in 11 days, the Kansas Jayhawk-led Team USA won gold at the World University Games on Monday in Gwangju, South Korea.
The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers used a three-run fourth inning and solid pitching in the last few frames to win the Junction City tournament on Sunday at Rathert Stadium.
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