Sports

  • 11U Aggies to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Aggies 11-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Wednesday, July 29 at Wilson Field in City Park. The tryout is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. The Aggies are a competitive traveling baseball team and will play tournaments throughout the state of Kansas. Eligible players must be age 11 ...

  • Whiplash just a cowboy… monkey Whiplash2.mercury

    One of the most experienced cowboys performing at this week’s Kaw Valley Rodeo is also the smallest. He’s been traveling the circuit for 20 years, and although he tips the scales at a measly 7 pounds, this cowboy can outdraw some of the sport’s biggest performers. His name is ...

  • Field set for upcoming Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Nearly 180 contestants are set to ride into Manhattan for this week’s 40th annual Kaw Valley Rodeo, which gets underway Thursday and goes through Saturday at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. More than 40 of those contestants rank in the Top 25 of the Prairie Circuit standings — comprised of Kansas, Oklahoma and ...

  • Presbyterian Church hosting hoops camp

    The First Presbyterian Church will sponsor a basketball camp for third through sixth grade boys and girls Aug. 3-6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Former K-State basketball player Shalin Spani Klein will lead the camp. The camp is free and open to the community. To register call First Presbyterian at (785) 537-0518 ...

  • Wildcats named ITA All-Academic Team

    For the second straight year, the K-State women’s tennis team was recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an All-Academic Team, while five individual Wildcats — Iva Bago, Livia Cirnu, Palma Juhasz, Sara Castellano and Tegan Louw — were named ITA Scholar-Athletes. The Scholar-Athlete honors were the second in the ...

  • Fury finish season

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury finished their season at the USSSA State tournament recently in Kansas City. The Fury opened with a 15-1 win over the Envy. Shelby Downard had four hits and a triple. Katie Suther tripled, while Amanda Luthi and Morgan Bettencourt each doubled. The Fury lost Game 2 to ...

  • Hachmeister to throw first pitch at NBC

    Manhattan resident Marvin Hachmeister will throw out the first pitch of a game at the NBC World Series in Wichita on Monday. Hachmeister was one of 16 Kansans over the age of 80 selected as part of ‘Keeping Seniors In The Game,’ to throw out first pitches during the 16-day event. Hachmeister ...

  • 17ers open showcase with split 9.mercury

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko 17ers split Friday and Saturday games to open the K-State Showcase tournament. The 17ers had the bats swinging Friday afternoon against Natural Kimberling, winning 13-4. But Saturday inside Tointon Family Stadium, the 17ers were unable to overcome a poor start and lost to the Arkansas-based ...

  • Manhattan Track Club sending athletes to Junior Olympics

    The Manhattan Track Club will send 11 athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk, Va., from Aug. 1-8. On the boys’ side, Ja’Marcus Vornes will compete in the 400 meters at 8-and-under. In the 12-year-old division, Lorenzo Wilhoite will run the 100, Cole Ramsey will run 80 hurdles, Ethan Gruber will do ...

  • Manhattan’s Marshall wins five golds at Worlds

    Cameron Marshall, an eighth grader and brown-belt student at Manhattan ATA Taekwondo, had quite the successful day at the American Taekwondo Association World Championships this past Saturday in Little Rock, Ark. Marshall competed in six events in the 13-14 year-old age group and won gold in five of them — including ...

  • Sting finish season at State Tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting softball team traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA state 18-and-under tournament this past weekend — finishing seventh in their final tournament of the season. The Sting lost their first bracket game against the Diamond Devils, 4-3, putting them in the losers bracket. Sydney Bannister ...

  • Optimist Xtreme takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme took second place at the USSSA 10UB State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.  Their games were cancelled on Friday night due to rain causing them to play six games in 12 hours on Saturday.  The Xtreme beat the Kansas Blue Sox Orange 6-0 ...










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