Saturday, July 23, 2016



Sports

  • General Activities | July 08, 2016

    Optimist Rebels win Freedom Festival

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka last weekend. The Rebels won two pool games, defeating Blue Heat, 7-6, and Topeka Spark, 6-4. Miranda Tegtmeier and Lindsey Wilson both recorded wins in the circle. The Rebels

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    17ers rout Emporia 19-7

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers had a wild night of offense on Tuesday, scoring 10 runs on Emporia Post 5 in one inning on the way to a 19-7 win in Emporia. Manko actually got off to a slow start in the game, trailing 5-0 before

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    Kaw Valley Rodeo set for July 21-23

    The 41st installment of the Kaw Valley Rodeo is set for July 21-23 at Wells Arena in CiCo Park in Manhattan. The only PRCA rodeo in the area, the Kaw Valley Rodeo will feature seven sanctioned events, beginning at 8 p.m. nightly, including bareback riding,

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    Manhattan Wildcats holding tryouts

    The 9-and-under Manhattan Wildcats are holding a tryout for a competitive baseball team for the fall 2016 and 2017 seasons.  Eligible players must be age 9 or younger as of May 1, 2017.  Tryouts will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 11.  Interested players must register

  • General Activities | July 06, 2016

    Prime compete in Freedom Festival

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team played in the Lake Shawnee Freedom Festival in Topeka over the weekend.  Rain caused the tournament games to be rescheduled and shortened. The tournament also was shortened to single elimination after pool play. Lack of offense plagued

  • General Activities | June 30, 2016

    Emporia thumps Manko, 13-0

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    After a slow start on Wednesday, Emporia Post 5 really got going. And when Post 5 picked up the pace, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers couldn’t keep up in a 13-0 loss at Norvell Field. The 17ers trailed 2-0 after the first inning and 3-0

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016

    Storm play in Father’s Day tournament

    The Midwest Storm 16-and-under A softball team won the Father’s Day NIT in Lawrence, June 18-19, finishing with a 5-1 record. The Storm opened pool play with a 4-0 win over DC Poison. Anna Batt threw a no-hitter, striking out 10. Sydney Hefty had a

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016

    Sweet Heat take 4th in KC tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat traveled to Kansas City this weekend, taking fourth in a tournament. The Sweet Heat went 0-4 in pool play on Friday, but rallied back to go 4-2 in bracket play and finish fourth. The Sweet Heat returns to Kansas City

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Prime play in Summer Blast

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team had a tough week-end in the Summer Blast at the Beach tournament at Lake Shawnee this weekend.  In the opener, the Prime lost to Auburn Lunachix, 8-1.  Grace Suther pitched. Meganne Morrand and Makayla Tegtmeier singled

  • General Activities | June 28, 2016

    Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up

    Optimist Bullets 4th in WS tune-up The Optimist Bullets 16-and-under B softball team competed in the World Series tune-up event at Adair Park in Kansas City.  The team went 2-3 for the weekend and finished in fourth place. The Bullets lost their first game 6

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