Monday, August 31, 2015



Sports

  • General Activities | August 29, 2015

    Hankins a rising star at AMS

    Sam Hankins is not like most eighth graders. He’s still a year away from attending high school, but is already one of the most decorated athletes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district. Hankins is a six-time AAU All-American in track and field between indoor and

  • Local |Business |General Activities | August 28, 2015

    Speedy P.D. grows into one of Manhattan’s biggest races

    The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago. Raising about $11,000, the first-year’s race featured 125 participants. Since, it has grown to one of the biggest road races in

  • General Activities | August 28, 2015

    Optimist Hurricanes tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan. The tryouts will be from 6- 8:00 p.m.  Young players need to be 10 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call Derek

  • General Activities | August 26, 2015

    Barton wins equestrian title

    Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event. Barton won the 13-and-under division of the United States Equestrian Federation’s Dressage Seat Medal Finals in Wayne, Ill., near Chicago, on Sunday. She beat 13 other national

  • General Activities | August 26, 2015

    McDermeit competes at Water Ski National Championships

    Manhattan resident Tyler McDermeit competed at the Water Ski National Championships last week in West Palm Beach, Fla. McDermeit was second in Men 2 (age 25-34) Tricks, fifth in Jumping and fourth overall (combined points for trick, slalom and jump).

  • General Activities | August 14, 2015

    Speedy PD races coming up on Aug. 29

    The seventh annual Speedy PD 5K/10K and Family Run will be held on Aug. 29, at Tuttle Creek State Park. Participants will have the opportunity to run in one of two USATF certified courses, or hit the routes for a family friendly run on paved

  • Columns |General Activities | August 13, 2015

    Cameron: Kansas City has Cueto fever: Now Royals need to sign him

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto isn’t just a very good baseball pitcher. He’s Elvis in dreadlocks. Or he’s any other showbiz act for which people have paid ridiculous money and gone to insane lengths just to be part of the show. Cueto’

  • General Activities | August 13, 2015

    Optimist Sting to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist Park in Manhattan. The Sting went 31-11 this past season and are looking for 4-5 players to help carry on the winning tradition

  • General Activities | August 13, 2015

    Open horseshow set for this Saturday

    The Blackjack Saddle Club will host an open horse show on Saturday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. at CiCo Park in Manhattan. There will be competition in pleasure and speed events divided into age groups with prizes for top entries, as well as all-around division

  • General Activities | August 07, 2015

    Local youth compete in Junior tourney

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held its City Junior Championship this week, playing at Stagg Hill on Wednesday and the Manhattan Country Club on Thursday. Frank Felber won the age 16-17 boys’ division, shooting a 183 over two days. He was the only competitor in his


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