Manhattan High graduate and University of Kansas signee Chris Melgares won the two-mile Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star race on Saturday in Pittsburg, winning in a time of 9:43.5 by a margin of more than 25 seconds.
The machine pitch 8U Aggies will hold tryouts on Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Wilson Field in City Park.
Trailing by seven shots, it would have taken a near-perfect round for Drew Laning to come from behind to win the third annual Colbert Charity Classic on Saturday at Colbert Hills.
Jerome Schneeberger has seen the bright lights of Las Vegas many times, but he always comes back to Manhattan.
Dodge City’s Jesse Barber was the lone entrant in bull riding in Thursday’s Kaw Valley Rodeo opener at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and for seven seconds, it looked like his trip up from southwest Kansas would be well worth it.
Sam Fidone shot a Thursday-best 7-under par, 65, to take the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills.
Trailing 9-3 through five innings, the 17ers tried to make their comeback in the sixth inning, but got stopped after two runs.
After fighting to come back from behind to tie the game, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost in extra innings on Wednesday at the Class A state tournament in Leavenworth.
The Adams Pro Tour is ending its trip through Kansas this week with the Colbert Charity Classic in Manhattan.
The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2014 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades eight and younger.
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