General Activities

  • Speedy PD races coming up on Aug. 29

    The seventh annual Speedy PD 5K/10K and Family Run will be held on Aug. 29, at Tuttle Creek State Park. Participants will have the opportunity to run in one of two USATF certified courses, or hit the routes for a family friendly run on paved roads that are stroller friendly. ...

  • Cameron: Kansas City has Cueto fever: Now Royals need to sign him Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto isn’t just a very good baseball pitcher. He’s Elvis in dreadlocks. Or he’s any other showbiz act for which people have paid ridiculous money and gone to insane lengths just to be part of the show. Cueto’s home debut for the ...

  • Optimist Sting to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist Park in Manhattan. The Sting went 31-11 this past season and are looking for 4-5 players to help carry on the winning tradition in the 2016 season. For more ...

  • Open horseshow set for this Saturday

    The Blackjack Saddle Club will host an open horse show on Saturday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. at CiCo Park in Manhattan. There will be competition in pleasure and speed events divided into age groups with prizes for top entries, as well as all-around division awards. “This will be a ...

  • Local youth compete in Junior tourney

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association held its City Junior Championship this week, playing at Stagg Hill on Wednesday and the Manhattan Country Club on Thursday. Frank Felber won the age 16-17 boys’ division, shooting a 183 over two days. He was the only competitor in his division. Delaney Wisdom ran away ...

  • Local shot putter 3rd at State Games

    Making his debut at a national meet, Douglas Teener, of Manhattan, placed third in the 60-64 age group at the State Games of America over the weekend. The games were held in Lincoln, Neb. The event, which is held every other year, was expected to attract nearly 15,000 participants. ...

  • Optimist Double Play to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. and Aug. at 7 p.m., both at Brummett Field at Optimist Park. Contact LeAnn Sims at 785-313-6517 with questions. ...

  • Optimist Starz to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 12-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts in August. Dates include Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 23 from 3-5 p.m. and Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact Sonia Gregoire at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[ ...

  • Optimist Sweet Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan. Dates include Aug. 18 from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. For more information call Kirk Goehring at 785-456-4706 or Tammy Hafenstein at 785-458-2785. ...

  • Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged fans are simply giddy. They see the Royals making aggressive ...

  • Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 p.m., primarily at Northeast Community Park. The club is ...

  • Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field. Potential players must be 10 years old or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016. If you have questions regarding the tryouts or the Diamonds team, please ...










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