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  • 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. Ballard scored six points on 3-of-8 shooting in a losing effort by the Blue team, while Wamego product and Kansas State signee Lanie Page had seven points on 2-of-8 ...

  • Sweet Heat travels to Salina

    The Sweet Heat 12-and-under team traveled to Salina this past weekend.  The Sweet Heat started with pool play on Saturday, with an 8-5 win against the Great Bend Quicksilver.  Next up for the Sweet Heat was a 9-2 loss to the Beloit Blaze, followed by a 9-3 loss ...

  • 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.  The Diamonds won their first game against the Green Magic, 9-7, with pitcher Ava Widman finishing with two strikeouts and Addi Cox ending with one strikeout. Chloe ...

  • Morris wins Colbert Classic Bjstaten.mercury

    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. He could two-putt his way to a birdie and would have at least a two-shot lead over surging ...

  • 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. The 17ers got down to business early on Friday against Ralston Valley, Co., scoring four runs in the first three innings before ...

  • 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. Kansas State had a swim team at that time, but for the youth of the Little Apple, swimming was something you did on a hot summer ...

  • 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. The 17ers were run-ruled by the JoCo Cavaliers, 12-1, before dropping a back-and-forth game against Building Champions, 9-5. Manhattan started the day with a matchup against the Cavaliers, ...

  • 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. The Crosby, Texas, native shot a 3-under 69 for the second day in a row to move into first place after tying for the lead with ...

  • Rebels place third in state tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at “C” West State in Derby last weekend.  The team went 3-2 in the double-elimination format and earned the third-place trophy. Miranda Tegtmeier and Lindsey Wilson took turns pitching over the weekend. Rylie Major paced the Rebels’ offense with eight hits, ...

  • 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. The tournament, which provides an annual opportunity for the Manhattan community to host a professional golf event, continues today and wraps up ...

  • 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. The first game saw the Fury defeat the Chase County Explosion, 11-4, with Shelby Downard picking up the win in the circle. ...

  • 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. Donnelly used a 9-iron on the 113-yard hole and the shot was witnessed by Sara Ekart, Sally Phillips and Ted Phillips. ...












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