Friday, July 1, 2016



Sports

  • General Activities | June 26, 2016

    Manko collects 17 hits in 20-12 win

    On a night when they played nearly two and a half hours, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and their manager Steve Disbrow weren’t worried about the abnormal game length Friday night in Lawrence. What Disbrow was concerned about, however, was his team s

  • General Activities | June 24, 2016

    Sparks alone in lead at Classic

    Golf.mercury

    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke. Sparks shot 3-under par to pull to 7-under for the tournament, pulling a stroke ahead of Joshua Creel and three ahead of Gary Brame Jr., who were

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Three tied for Colbert lead

    The first round of the Colbert Charity Classic finished with three golfers tied for the lead on Wednesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Hunter Sparks, Joshua Creel and Grady Brame Jr. all shot 4-under par on the opening day of the tournament, holding a one-shot

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    ITA Summer Circuit in Manhattan set for July 1-3

    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit will hold a tournament in Manhattan July 1-3, offering a chance for tennis players from high school to adult the opportunity to take part in one of the fastest growing events in all of tennis. The 2016 ITA Summer

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Anthony hosting football camp

    The Anthony Middle School football team camp will be July 5-7 at the AMS practice fields. The camps run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration forms are available at the Anthony Middle School office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For

  • General Activities | June 23, 2016

    Xtreme takes 3rd at Father’s Day NIT

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12-and-under B took third at the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence over the weekend. The Xtreme went 4-1 in the two-day tournament. On Saturday, the Xtreme topped the Fast N Furious 11-2. In the next game, the Xtreme came

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Yacht Club holds Father’s Day race

    The Blue Valley Yacht Club held its annual Father’s Day race on Sunday. It was a close race with only 3:41 separating the three boats in the hour-long race. The first to cross the finish line was Paul Visser with his father Chris for crew,

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Optimist Bullets 3rd in Denver 16U Open

    The Optimist Bullets 16 and under B softball team played in the “Don’t Call Me Blue” tournament in Arvada, Colorado, this weekend. Competing against 20 area elite teams, the Bullets put together a string of wins on bracket Sunday to finish third in the event. The

  • General Activities | June 21, 2016

    Monarchs place 9th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs softball team captured ninth place out of 20 teams in the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence. The Monarchs opened pool play with a 5-3 victory over the Elite Sports Academy. Macy Roever led the attack with a pair of bunt

  • General Activities | June 20, 2016

    Diamonds compete at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed at the USSSA State Class C 10-and-under tournament in Topeka over the weekend. The Diamonds opened with a battle against the Patriots for their first game Saturday, earning an 8-7 win. Addi Cox pitched the first inning, and Ava Widman

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