Sports

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Sting earns first place

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting placed first in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament’s 18-and-under B division this past weekend.  After rain postponed the tournament on Saturday, play resumed Sunday morning for a shortened one-day tournament in Wamego. The Sting began

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Afterschock takes 3rd at home tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock took third in the rain-shortened “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament this past weekend. The Lawrence Stingrays won the first game, 9-3. Makayla Tegtmeier and Ashley Faiola handled the pitching duties with Olivia Lee catching. Singles by Jayden Weers,

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Monarchs go 1-3 in Manhattan

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under fastpitch softball team earned a 1-3 record this weekend at the rain-shortened “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament in Manhattan and Wamego. The Monarchs opened pool play with an 11-4 loss to the Misfits. Clara Carter, Morgan Wesley

  • General Activities | June 09, 2014

    17ers take 3rd at TOC to cap weekend

    Leonvert.phatch

    Down one run to St. Joseph Post 11 with two outs in the bottom of the fifth, Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow decided to roll the dice. It almost cost him his shortstop. On the first pitch of Wes Whitney’s at-bat,

  • General Activities | June 08, 2014

    Lindsey loses his UFC debut

    It wasn’t the debut Manhattan’s Jake “The Librarian” Lindsey was hoping for on Saturday night. Making his first appearance in the UFC, Lindsey lost to Jon Tuck by technical knockout (verbal tapout) 2:47 into the third and final round at the Tingley Coliseum in

  • General Activities | June 08, 2014

    17ers beat St. Joes for 2nd straight win

    Things didn’t look good for the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers on Thursday. But after a 10-9 win over Hays on Friday and an 11-3 win over St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday morning the 17ers looked like they were starting to show progress.

  • General Activities | June 06, 2014

    17ers still looking for their first win

    Two days after losing by 10 runs in their season opener, things didn’t go much better for the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers on Thursday in the opening day of the Tournament of Champions. But despite 9-1 and 9-2 losses at Tointon Family Stadium,

  • General Activities | June 06, 2014

    Manko juniors split at TOC

    Olson.phatch

    In their only action of the weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko junior 17ers split a pair of games at the Tournament of Champions on Thursday. The 17ers opened the night at Tointon Family Stadium with a 13-5 loss to the Salina Hawks, before winning

  • General Activities | June 05, 2014

    Bullets fourth in Cap City Showdown

    The Bullets were in Topeka to compete in the Cap City Showdown this past weekend.  The tournament featured an extended play format from the standard 70-minute time limit. Bullet pitcher Alex Hoelscher handled the first game of the tournament nicely in an 8-3 win

  • General Activities | June 05, 2014

    Monarchs play in Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-Uunder softball team competed in the Cap City Showdown in Topeka over the weekend, compiling a 1-4 record. The Monarchs opened pool play with an 11-4 loss to the Topeka Electric Storm. Clara Carter led the Monarch attack with two singles


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