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  • Colon steps out of shadows for winning hit

    NEW YORK — With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring. The Royals backup delivered in his first appearance of this postseason, lining a pinch-hit single that broke a 12th-inning tie and sent Kansas City over the New York Mets 7-2 early Monday in the clinching Game 5. “I played ...

  • Royals rally late, beat Mets to win World Series

    NEW YORK — They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series. Eric Hosmer wouldn’t wait any longer. A daring dash by Hosmer tied the score in the ninth, and those bound-and-determined Kansas City Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 ...

  • Harvey unable to finish job

    NEW YORK — Matt Harvey demanded the ball in the ninth inning of the Mets’ biggest game in years, the biggest start of his career. He got it. And once again in the World Series, Harvey did not get the result he hoped for. This time the Dark Knight had plenty ...

  • Royals complete unlikely redemption story Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pick your own storyline for this World Series championship. Your first option is strictly about baseball. Pitching, hitting, defense and so on. It starts with Royals GM Dayton Moore assembling the perfect team for playoff competition, stacking together the best and deepest bullpen in baseball history, then ...

  • Salvador Perez earns World Series MVP

    NEW YORK — Salvador Perez took foul balls of his mask, collarbone and fingers, and the Kansas City catcher kept on bouncing back, like some indestructible test dummy. No bruise was too painful. No ache was too much to overcome. Not only did he anchor the pitching staff, he hit .364 (8 for 22) ...

  • MHS girls’ cross country wins state

    LAWRENCE — There are many people within the athletic community that look at cross country and see an individual sport. Cross country is like track and field in that a team champion is crowned based on the aggregate achievements of several individual performances. But there’s also a team aspect to ...

  • Indians beat Washburn Rural to cap football season Mhs4.mercury

    Between the cold and rainy weather conditions and the fact both teams were eliminated from the Class 6A playoffs that begin next week, Friday’s matchup between Washburn Rural and the Manhattan High football team was going to come down to which team wanted it more. The Indians answered the ...

  • Indians fall in pool play at state

    Manhattan head coach Lisa Kinderknecht was pleased to see her team playing its best volleyball of the season last week during regional competition. That trend of playing well continued at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka on Friday, but the Indians couldn’t put enough sets together to advance ...

  • Indians beat Rural to close season, 28-8

    The Manhattan High football team ended its season on a high note with a 28-8 win over Washburn Rural Friday night at Bishop Stadium. The Indians got 154 yards and four touchdowns from Jemell Richardson and 142 yards from Ian Trapp to pace a rushing attack that finished with more than 300 yards ...

  • Indians survive against Hutchinson Soc3.mercury

    After scoring a goal 10 minutes into its regional final match against Hutchinson Thursday night, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team expected to open the floodgates and win comfortably. But that elusive second goal never came, leading to some tense moments at the end of the match before the clock ran ...

  • Guggisberg: Big weekend ahead for Indians at state Grant-cutout.phatch

    With three teams heading to state and a fourth still with a chance to get to state, the Manhattan High athletic department has a lot on the line in the coming days. The Indians are sending both their cross country teams and their volleyball team to state this weekend and ...

  • Frankfort crushes Blue Valley, 68-6 Frankfort10.mercury

    At Frankfort, with both teams out of playoff contention, Frankfort ended the season on a high note with a 68-6 win over Blue Valley-Randolph. Jase Suther finished the season among the areas best rushers in 8-man football, racking up more than 1,400 yards, while Adam Kenworthy had more than 700 rushing yard ...










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