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  • Bull riders score at Kaw Valley Rodeo Livingston.mercury

    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 of Thursday’s competition. Burleson’ ...

  • 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 Enough to Wear Pink Night, ...

  • 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. T.J. Ladner got the ...

  • 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 three runs in the first ...

  • Manko edges Midwest Stix, 7-6 Manko5.mercury

    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 outs to win 7-6 in ...

  • 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 to a 11-2 run-rule win ...

  • Bussmann, Manko win 7-2 10.mercury

    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 a 7-2 win over Building ...

  • No Stone Unturned plans for the future Klein.mercury

    With a yearly event and a center that have quickly outgrown themselves, the No Stone Unturned Foundation has no choice but to plan for the future. The prospect of growth is something the foundation is excited for. Founder and president Melinda Wolford said No Stone Unturned is focused on expanding ...

  • Manko shut out in 8-0 run-rule loss to Building Champions 3.mercury

    In Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow’s mind, there wasn’t any carryover or leftover lethargy from Thursday’s walkoff loss heading into Friday afternoon’s matchup with Building Champions Cope. But the result was the same: a loss. This one came by way of a run-rule, ...

  • Errors doom Manko in walkoff loss to Stars Manko10.mercury

    Victory seemed imminent for the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers Thursday at Tointon Family Stadium. The 17ers, up 7-6 in the seventh inning and an out away from a win, had survived an Arsenal Stars comeback an inning before and were on the cusp of a second straight victory. But ...

  • 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 opened bracket play with a ...

  • 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 scoring three runs in the ...







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