Sports

  • 5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month. The 5-year-old golfer hit a hole-in-one on No. 3 at Colbert Hills’ Par 3 Course, sending a shot over the creek with his driver before it bounced up ...

  • Harkin wins tennis tournament

    Daniel Harkin won a major regional tennis tournament, and two other Manhattan kids also turned in impressive finishes this past weekend. Harkin, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, won the 12-and-under boys singles title at the winter Sweet 16 tournament, held in Topeka. The Sweet 16 included the top 16-ranked entrants from ...

  • Seaman beats EMS

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Topeka Seaman last Thursday afternoon, 32-10. Eisenhower could not handle the press and Seaman capitalized on turnovers.  Scoring for the Eagles included Simone Sayles with four points and Grace Warner, Kelsey Coonrod, Jessica Hagadorn with two points apiece. ...

  • Holcomb beats Red Raiders behind strong first half Sadwamego5.mercury

    WAMEGO — Coming into its Class 4A-Division II sectional matchup with Holcomb, Wamego head coach Lee Weber knew his team was going to need to play its best to have a chance to win. The Red Raiders fought until the final whistle, but six turnovers doomed Wamego in a 55-14 loss ...

  • Indians land 4 on all-league volleyball

    The Manhattan High volleyball team ended its year with a return to the Class 6A state tournament, sending its seniors out with the opportunity to play in the season’s final weekend. Two of those seniors were recognized by the Centennial League’s coaches, in addition to a pair of ...

  • Hoops expert sets 14 world records

    Not one, not two, but 14 world records. That is an amazing accomplishment by one man. All of these records have to do with basketball free throws, and they were all set by a man from rural Kansas. Bob Fisher is the man who set these world records. He grew up ...

  • Indians’ Mittie inks with Fort Hays State

    When Manhattan High senior Madison Mittie began talking with coaches during her college recruitment, she had some help. Her father, the head coach of the Kansas State women’s basketball team, was there to guide her through the process and listen in on each program’s sales pitch. Madison ultimately ...

  • Red Raiders’ Claussen signs with SIU

    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls’ basketball team turned out its third Division-I recruit in three years on Wednesday when Caitlyn Claussen made her verbal commitment to Southern Illinois official in a signing ceremony amongst family and friends. Claussen, who plays with former Kansas State All-American Nicole Ohlde’s Elite AAU team, ...

  • Indians land 7 on all-league soccer teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team put seven players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league this week, including three first-team selections. Forwards Kirkland Lambert and Austin French each made the first team along with defender Jacob Bussmann. Landing on the second team was midfielder Gabe Awbrey and ...

  • Everyone wants to be the Royals

    BOCA RATON, Fla.  — Terry Ryan looked around the room, where most of the major league general managers were gathered. “There’s really no excuse for all us here not to be competitive,” the Minnesota Twins GM said Tuesday. Everyone wants to be the Kansas City Royals, who won the ...

  • Cameron: Thanks for everything, Alex, but Royals are moving on Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It almost seems unfair. Just a week ago, Royals fans were gearing up for the fifth game of the World Series — riding a dreamy high that exploded with a dramatic comeback victory over the Mets that same night. Yes, that was all just a week ago — and it was only ...

  • Red Raiders rally past Clearwater, 28-27, to advance

    WAMEGO — Going into halftime of Friday night’s Class 4A-Div. II regional championship game, the hometown Red Raiders didn’t have much to be excited about. Clearwater led by three touchdowns and turned back Wamego on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to keep a shut out intact going into halftime ...










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