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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished second out of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rain Friday pushed back games and shortened games to 60-minute game times for Saturday. The Moxie opened the tournament with the Lady Lightning
The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team traveled to Salina for the ASA 12U Class C State Tournament. The team started off Saturday with a win against Kaboom, 10-2. Breanna Young led the team with two singles, a double and a home run. Blythe Wickstrum
The Manhattan Titans 12-and-under played in two World Series tournaments recently — one in Liberty, Mo. — and the other in Tulsa, Okla. — finishing third in both. The Liberty World Series featured 32 teams and double elimination format, except for on the final day. In pool play, the
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