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Sports

  • 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.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Aggies holding baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan Aggies 8-and-under machine pitch baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Thursday July 16 and Thursday July 23 at Wilson Field in City Park.

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Fury takes fifth

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury 14-and-under softball team finished fifth at the Adair Summer Finale last weekend in Gardner.

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015

    KBCA honors Kujawa

    As part of their All-Star Game reception, the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association presents many awards, with several of them given to local honorees.

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015

    Prime plays in Adair Finale

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime fastpitch softball team played in the Adair Finale in Kansas City last weekend.

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015

    Moxie competes in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch went 3-2 in games played recently at Markey Park in Benton, Mo., and at Mid-America in Kansas City, Kan.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2015

    17ers drop KU Showcase finale

    Ending their four-game run at the KU Showcase in Lawrence over the weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers sputtered to the finish line against the KC Elite Navy on Sunday, losing 9-0.

  • 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.

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