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  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | June 29, 2015

    Ballard, McAtee play in KBCA all-star game

    Recent Manhattan High graduates Caroline Ballard and Pierson McAtee each participated in Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all-star games Saturday in Salina.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015

    Sweet Heat travels to Salina

    The Sweet Heat 12-and-under team traveled to Salina this past weekend.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015

    Diamonds play in Tie-Dye tournament

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under team finished out its first season by competing in the Tie-Dye Tournament in Rose Hill this past weekend.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2015

    Morris wins Colbert Classic

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    As Dustin Morris reached the green in two shots on No. 16 during his final round at the fourth-annual Colbert Charity Classic Saturday afternoon, he felt like he was in pretty good shape.

  • General Activities | June 28, 2015

    17ers slam Ralston Valley

    After dropping a pair of games on Thursday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers rallied back to win a game on Friday at the KU Showcase in Lawrence.

  • June 28, 2015

    Dunne instrumental in creating swim team in 1965

    B8-marlins.mercury

    When Pat Dunne met Don Duncan more than 50 years ago at Dunne’s Pharmacy in downtown Manhattan, competitive swimming in Manhattan was quite uncommon.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2015

    17ers drop two at KU Showcase

    Opening play at the KU Showcase, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games at Hoglund Ballpark on Thursday.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2015

    Morris takes lead at Classic

    Through two rounds at the Colbert Charity Classic, Dustin Morris’ consistency has landed him at the top of the leaderboard at Colbert Hills Golf Club.

  • General Activities | June 26, 2015

    Rebels place third in state tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at “C” West State in Derby last weekend.

  • General Activities | June 25, 2015

    Five share lead after one round at Classic

    After one day of play, five Adam’s Tour professional golfers sat tied in first place with a score of 3-under 69 at the Colbert Charity Classic on Wednesday.

  • General Activities | June 25, 2015

    Optimist Fury goes 4-3 at Summer Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury U14 fastpitch softball team went 4-3 in the Summer Smash in Basehor over the weekend, improving their overall record to 13-8 on the season.

  • General Activities | June 25, 2015

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sue Donnelly hit a hole-in-one at on hole No. 14 at Stagg Hill Golf Club on Wednesday.

  • General Activities | June 24, 2015

    Fourth Colbert Classic began today

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Adams Pro Tour series has returned to Manhattan for the Colbert Charity Classic golf tournament.

  • General Activities | June 24, 2015

    Optimist Monarchs go 3-1 in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 3-1 record en route to a tie for fifth place in the 16-team field at the Hawaiian Hit Fest tournament in Lee’s Summit, Mo.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2015

    Optimist Diamonds compete at Hitfest

    The 10-and-under Manhattan Optimist Diamonds softball team went 2-3 last week at the Hawaiian Hitfest in Lees Summit, Mo.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2015

    Optimist Prime struggles in El Dorado

    Lack of hitting made for a short visit to the USSSA West State tournament last weekend in El Dorado for the Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2015

    Optimist Sting takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting went 8-3 to earn second place last weekend at the Summer Smash 18-and-under fastpitch tournament in Kansas City.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2015

    Moxie takes fourth at Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie claimed fourth place in the Summer Smash tournament in Kansas City last weekend.

  • General Activities | June 22, 2015

    17ers end KSU Showcase with victory

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Kansas State Showcase on Sunday with a 12-2 win over KCSC Blaze 18 in Wamego.

  • General Activities | June 21, 2015

    17ers split on Saturday at KSU Showcase

    The 17ers opened the day with a morning game in Wamego and had little trouble defeating PPA Prime Black, 11-1, in a run-rule victory before losing to the Wichita Nationals, 5-4, at St. Marys.

  • Manhattan High School | June 21, 2015

    Melgares, Schroeder honored at KU

    LAWRENCE — Kansas distance runner Chris Melgares is at least aware of the snooze button on his alarm clock, but don’t get any ideas about him using it frequently.

  • Manhattan High School | June 19, 2015

    Dillon takes 2nd at Junior Amateur

    Despite shooting another 1-under par 69 in the final round of the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon settled for second place Thursday at the Wellington Golf Club.

  • Manhattan High School | June 19, 2015

    MHS’ Martinie, Perkins named all-state

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team put two players on the Class 6A all-state second team, which was released this week.

  • General Activities | June 19, 2015

    Manhattan Optimist Rebels third at State

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team recently competed in the USSSA C State tournament in Topeka, taking home the third-place trophy.

  • General Activities | June 19, 2015

    Manhattan Optimist Fury

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury posted a 3-2 record at the Hawaiian Hitfest in Wichita last weekend, bringing their overall record to 9-5.

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