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Sports

  • Manhattan High School | June 02, 2015

    Officials push to name field after Lane

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    It’s been two years since the playing surface at Bishop Stadium was converted to turf, allowing both football players and athletes in a variety of other sports the chance to regularly use the facility for practice and games.

  • Area Schools | June 02, 2015

    Pitching trio leads Rock Creek to state title

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    TOPEKA — After Rock Creek beat Rossville with Justin Reiss on the mound last month, Mustangs coach Shane Sieben had a plan.

  • General Activities | June 02, 2015

    Sting takes first

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Kansas City and brought home first place last weekend.

  • General Activities | June 02, 2015

    Monarchs play in Lincoln

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs fastpitch softball team played in the Pitch for the Cure Tournament in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | June 02, 2015

    3 Indians named All-League

    The Manhattan High softball team finished with three players on the all-Centennial League softball teams.

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2015

    Rock Creek baseball wins first-ever state title

    TOPEKA — The Rock Creek baseball team won its first state title in baseball with its Class 4A-Division II championship Monday afternoon at Hummer Sports Park.

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2015

    Rock Creek baseball wins semi, 1-0

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    TOPEKA — Sometimes, even baseball can be a game of inches.

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2015

    Rock Creek wins two on Sunday

    For 13 innings Sunday afternoon at Hummer Sports Complex, the Rock Creek softball team was calm, in control and cruising on its way toward the Class 4A Division II state championship game.

  • Area Schools | June 01, 2015

    Mustang baseball beats Colby in quarters

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    TOPEKA — After his team survived an upset bid to edge Colby 3-2 in Sunday’s state quarterfinals, Rock Creek baseball coach Shane Sieben said he knew just because his team was the top seed in the Class 4A Division II field, it didn’t mean his school’s name was already engraved on the championship plaque.

  • Manhattan High School | May 31, 2015

    MHS boys take 2nd after questionable DQ

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    The Indians missed the chance to run the finals of the 4x400 relay after being disqualified in Friday’s preliminary race. The Indians had the fastest qualifying time in their heat and would only have needed a third-place finish or better to edge Olathe East.

  • Area Schools | May 31, 2015

    Smith’s perfect day leads Mustangs to runner-up finish

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    WICHITA — Only one other Class 1A team besides the Valley Heights boys scored more than 40 points over the weekend at the state track meet.

  • Area Schools | May 31, 2015

    Riverton wins Class 3A baseball title at Tointon

    Despite entering the tournament as the No. 8 seed, Riverton won three straight games to claim the Class 3A title at Tointon Family Stadium on Friday.

  • General Activities | May 31, 2015

    Monarchs in Kansas City for Memorial Day

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs played in the 14B Fastpitch National Invitational in Kansas City over Memorial Day weekend.

  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2015

    Indians looking for gold in Wichita

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    A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ track and field team traveled to Wichita the last weekend in May as one of two teams expected to compete for a team championship in Class 6A.

  • Area Schools | May 28, 2015

    Zabel not slowed by rare condition

    FLUSH — Athletics are everything to Rock Creek junior Michael Zabel. But there was a time when he considered giving it all up.

  • Area Schools | May 28, 2015

    Hatesohl leads Blue Valley into state meet

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    Georgia Hatesohl is one of those all-around athletes who cares more about the challenge than winning.

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2015

    Mustangs rolling into state tourney

    WESTMORELAND — For many players on the Rock Creek baseball team, the state championship game is a familiar one.

  • Manhattan High School | May 27, 2015

    Indians 4th at state golf tournament

    Coming into Tuesday’s Class 6A state golf tournament in Hutchinson, Manhattan High boys’ coach Brad Ficke wanted his team to play relaxed and up to its potential.

  • Manhattan High School | May 27, 2015

    MHS soccer falls to Maize in quarterfinals

    While the Indians didn’t win them all, in each match this season leading up to Tuesday’s Class 6A quarterfinal, Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez has felt his team was right in the mix.

  • Area Schools | May 26, 2015

    Rock Creek softball headed back to state

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    FLUSH — Six seniors on the Rock Creek softball team are ending their high school careers the way they started.

  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2015

    Indians hope for season-best effort at state

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    A year ago, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team put its best collective round of the season together at the Class 6A state meet in Topeka, turning in a third-place performance.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2015

    Cameron: Royals still take 2 of 3 during soggy weekend

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    KANSAS CITY — The Royals refused to take a hint from the baseball gods. And paid the price for it.

  • General Activities | May 24, 2015

    Thousands turn out for event’s debut

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    Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2015

    Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals.

  • Manhattan High School | May 22, 2015

    Indians get past Red Demons

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    While the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was never in real danger of losing Thursday evening’s regional final against Dodge City, head coach Mike Sanchez wanted more.

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