Thursday, July 28, 2016



Sports

  • General Activities | July 25, 2016

    Mosley highlights Night 3

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    Scores were hard to come by Saturday on the final night of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, as champions of the three-day event were crowned. The top score on the night came in bull riding, when Laramie Mosley (Satanta) was the lone cowboy to record a

  • General Activities | July 25, 2016

    Marlins compete at sectional meet

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team competed in the Speedo Central Sectional VIII Swimming Long Course Championship in Columbia, Missouri, July 20 -23.  The four qualifiers were Matt Bandy, Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison, and Hannah Gardner. They competed with top performers throughout the midwest.  They

  • General Activities | July 23, 2016

    Larson enjoys competing at local rodeo

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    When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant. Larson didn’t have his pro rodeo card yet, but the Manhattan High alum wanted the chance to compete in his local rodeo. It

  • General Activities | July 22, 2016

    Bull riders score at Kaw Valley Rodeo

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    Koal Livingston set a score that might last throughout the weekend during Night 1 of the Kaw Valley Rodeo on Thursday at Wells Arena. The Burleson, Texas-based bull rider posted a scored of 85 to lead a group of four that posted scores during the final event

  • General Activities | July 21, 2016

    Former world champ set to rope Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Eight-time world champion Joe Beaver headlines the Kaw Valley Rodeo’s, which gets underway tonight at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. The three-day PRCA rodeo begins at 8 p.m. nightly and concludes Saturday. Tonight is Military Appreciation Night and Kids Night, while Friday is Tough

  • General Activities | July 18, 2016

    Manko 17ers rout Cavs in finale of showcase

    The Manhattan Manko 17ers finished their season on Sunday with a 12-1 win over the Cavaliers at the Johnson County Community College Showcase. The 17ers scored six runs over the first three innings and then scored six in the forth to put the game away.

  • General Activities | July 17, 2016

    Manko tops Reds at JCCC tourney

    The Manhattan Manko 17ers picked up a win at the Johnson County Community College Showcase on Saturday, beating Blue Valley Reds, 6-2. The 17ers lost a pair of games in the tournament on Friday. Manko jumped on the Reds early in the Saturday contest, scoring

  • General Activities | July 13, 2016

    Manko edges Midwest Stix, 7-6

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    With a three-run leading going into the ninth inning, the Manhattan Manko 17ers found themselves trying to hold off a furious rally from the Midwest Stix on Tuesday at Norvell Field. The 17ers allowed two runs but got out of a bases-loaded jam with two

  • General Activities | July 11, 2016

    Manko splits final day of Super 16

    Of the many aspects Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers manager Steve Disbrow has emphasized to his team this season, minimizing damage has been a stronger one. Sunday his team did just that, responded after giving up two runs with a gaudy eight-run inning and cruising

  • General Activities | July 10, 2016

    Bussmann, Manko win 7-2

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    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers have seen a number of solid pitching performances throughout the summer. But the offense hasn’t always been there. Thanks in part to Josh Bussmann’s complete-game effort Saturday afternoon in Wamego, the 17ers got both en route to

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