KANSAS CITY — Tension is both the best and the worst thing about a massive game. Like the thousands of others crammed into the downtown Power & Light District for the Women’s World Cup final with the U.S. facing relentless defending champ Japan, I
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team came in second place in the Concordia Blast tournament this past weekend. They beat NCK Softball in the first game, 7-5. Alyssa Mitoska pitched with Makayla Tegtmeier behind the plate. Prime’s first score was a solo home
The 8-and-under Manhattan Wildcats are holding a tryout for a competitive baseball team for the 2016 season. Eligible players must be age eight or younger as of May 1, 2016. Tryouts will be held on Monday, July 20, from 6-8 p.m. Interested players must register in advance. Please
The first time the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers played Buhler this season, they were run-ruled by nine runs in a game at the Tournament of Champions. Just a month later, the 17ers’ improvements were obvious, but yet still a loss, as the Buhler Nationals
The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at the MOKAN C state tournament in Basehor this past weekend, placing third. The Rebels have taken third place in the last five tournaments, improving their overall record to 23-13 this year. The Rebels lost the
The Little Apple Football Association (LAFA) will be conducting tryouts for their 2nd-3rd grade Manhattan Indian tackle football team on Wednesday, July 8 at the KSU Rec Fields at 6:30 p.m. The Manhattan Indians play tackle football in the Northeast Kansas Football League (NKFL), based
The Manhattan Aggies 8-and-under machine pitch baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Thursday July 16 and Thursday July 23 at Wilson Field in City Park. Tryouts for both days are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. The 8U Aggies Machine Pitch Team will play Wildcat League
The Manhattan Optimist Fury 14-and-under softball team finished fifth at the Adair Summer Finale last weekend in Gardner. The Fury opened pool play with a 4-0 loss to the Topeka Frenzy. Sydney Hefty, Anna Batt, Lawsyn Rowden, Morgan Bettencourt and Emily Schwein all had base
As part of their All-Star Game reception, the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association presents many awards, with several of them given to local honorees. Ray Kujawa, Anthony Middle School girls’ basketball coach, was presented with the 2015 KBCA middle school girls’ basketball coach of the year award.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime fastpitch softball team played in the Adair Finale in Kansas City last weekend. The first pool play game was a 5-4 loss to Salina Stealth, who eventually won the upper flight tournament. Grace Suther pitched and Makayla Tegtmeier caught all weekend
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