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  • Salvador Perez earns World Series MVP

    NEW YORK — Salvador Perez took foul balls of his mask, collarbone and fingers, and the Kansas City catcher kept on bouncing back, like some indestructible test dummy. No bruise was too painful. No ache was too much to overcome. Not only did he anchor the pitching staff, he hit .364 (8 for 22) ...

  • Cameron: Now, we start playing by the NL’s rules Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So far it’s been golden. Two games, two wins. But now the World Series moves to New York, and an entirely new phase. Let’s call it… hmm… How about the Stupidity Series? Yep, this is the part where they change to National League rules — where ...

  • Cameron: Get to know a little about the mystery Mets

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s almost impossible to stay unknown in New York City. Baristas who make the best café mocha in the financial district find their way into newspaper profiles. Garbage haulers get TV time for rescuing cats — on competing networks. Bottom line: The Big Apple is no place ...

  • Game 5, maybe series, turned on one pitch Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Thousands of baseball games have turned on one pitch. It happened to the Royals on Wednesday, pushing the American League Championship Series back to Kauffman Stadium with Kansas City still up 3-2. The weird thing about the biggest pitch in the Blue Jays’ survival game, though, was that nothing really ...

  • Cameron: Cueto was acquired for these big games Royalscolor2.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Don’t pay the ransom. They’ve found Johnny Cueto. Great news, obviously, but if you believe the Royals — and by now, we have no reason to think they’re only woofing — then Wednesday night’s 7-2 victory over Houston to clinch the American League Division Series ...

  • MHK United soccer team wins challenge

    The 12-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won the Flint Hills Soccer Challenge last weekend in Manhattan with a 4-0 record. MHK United won 8-3 over St. Mary’s Arsenal, 6-3 over Salina Los Traviesos and 12-2 over Salina United during pool play.  In the championship game, MHK United ...

  • Make me the boss and we’d fix what’s ailing baseball Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Let’s see, what can we talk about as the Royals stagger through the final week of the regular season? It looks very much like Toronto (42-14 since July 28) will continue to bash monstrous home runs to go with its awesome pitching — and thus cruise to the best record and ...

  • Manhattan Basketball Association coaches meeting

    The Manhattan Basketball Association is having a coaches meeting on Sept. 21, at the Manhattan High School West campus Little Theatre. Boys or girls coaches are welcome. For more information contact Scott Munsen at (785) 477-3403 or Julie Ostermann at (817) 948-8594. ...

  • Cameron: MLB still working out replay kinks Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing, and it proved that Major League Baseball still hasn’t worked out all the kinks in its challenge/replay system. In ...

  • 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 outdoor competition. He holds the ...

  • 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 Manhattan — expecting more than 650 runners ...

  • 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 Buell at (785) 477-1838. ...










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