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Sports

  • 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.

  • General Activities | July 12, 2015

    Woods honored for classroom success

    University of Kansas and Manhattan High graduate Michelle Woods was selected by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association as a member of the All-American Scholar Team, the organization announced early this week.

  • General Activities | July 12, 2015

    Gritton shines at MJGA tournament

    Playing at a tournament hosted by the Manhattan Junior Golf Association on Thursday, Cole Gritton was on his game.

  • General Activities | July 10, 2015

    17ers’ strong start ends in 11-1 win over Alma

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers put together a complete effort in their win over Alma-Wabaunsee in Thursday’s opener at Junction City’s Post 45 17U tournament.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2015

    Tajchman leads 17ers past Wamego

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    When Denton Tajchman takes the mound for the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers, he does not have the frame of a player that most would consider imposing.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2015

    Famous cowboy monkey coming to Kaw Valley Rodeo

    The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association is proud to announce three-time Pro Rodeo Entertainer of the Year, Whiplash The Cowboy Monkey, as its specialty act for this year’s Kaw Valley Rodeo.

  • Area Schools | July 08, 2015

    Anthony MS to hold football team camp

    Anthony Middle School will hold its annual football team camp for incoming seventh and eighth graders July 22-24.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2015

    Optimist Sting takes 2nd at Freedom Festival

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting brought home second place at the Freedom Festival 18-and-under fastpitch tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2015

    Moxie takes third in Iowa tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie competed in the 11th Annual Shriner’s Tournament this past weekend in Quad Cities, Iowa —  going 5-1 and finishing tied for third place.

  • General Activities | July 08, 2015

    Parks and Rec to host girls’ basketball camp

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation will be holding its Little Apple Girls’ Basketball Camp next week, July 13-17 in the North Gym at MHS-West.

  • Columns |General Activities | July 06, 2015

    Cameron: Americans made this win look easy

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    Like the thousands of others crammed into the downtown Power & Light District for the Women’s World Cup final with the U.S. facing relentless defending champ Japan, I had goose bumps from sheer, gasping nerves.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2015

    Prime takes second at Concordia Blast

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team came in second place in the Concordia Blast tournament this past weekend.

  • General Activities | July 06, 2015

    Wildcats holding tryouts

    The 8-and-under Manhattan Wildcats are holding a tryout for a competitive baseball team for the 2016 season.

  • July 04, 2015

    Kansas basketball team voted best in nation

    USA Today has named the best high school girl’s basketball program in the nation. Would you believe, that honor belongs to a small school in rural Kansas?

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Buhler beats 17ers again, 4-2

    The first time the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers played Buhler this season, they were run-ruled by nine runs in a game at the Tournament of Champions.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Rebels third at MOKAN State

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at the MOKAN C state tournament in Basehor this past weekend, placing third.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Manhattan Indians 2nd-3rd grade football

    The Little Apple Football Association (LAFA) will be conducting tryouts for their 2nd-3rd grade Manhattan Indian tackle football team on Wednesday, July 8 at the KSU Rec Fields at 6:30 p.m.

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