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  • 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.

  • General Activities | July 17, 2015

    Manhattan’s Marshall wins five golds at Worlds

    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.

  • General Activities | July 15, 2015

    Sting finish season at State Tournament

    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.

  • General Activities | July 14, 2015

    Optimist Xtreme takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme took second place at the USSSA 10UB State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | July 14, 2015

    Moxie take second at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished second out of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | July 14, 2015

    Sweet Heat plays at state

    The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team traveled to Salina for the ASA 12U Class C State Tournament.

  • General Activities | July 14, 2015

    Titans play in two World Series

    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.

  • General Activities | July 14, 2015

    Prime finishes season at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team finished their season at the USSSA State Tournament in Kansas City.

  • Columns |General Activities | July 13, 2015

    Cameron: Royals cap first half with wild win

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    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.

  • Area Schools | July 13, 2015

    Kansas-led Team USA wins University Games

    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.

  • General Activities | July 13, 2015

    17ers win JC tourney

    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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