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
The final score of Tuesday’s season opener wasn’t all that mattered to Steve Disbrow. The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach is new to the program and unfamiliar with many of his players. And ahead of this weekend’s Tournament of Champions —
When the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers take the field tonight, it will be a little more than 48 hours since the team’s rosters became final on Sunday. But new 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow said regardless of how much time they’ve had to
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under softball team opened this weekend with a pair of wins against Clay Center. In the first game, the Moxie had 14 hits, including three doubles. Multiple hit games came from Blair Campbell with two singles, Brynn Hammett with a single
The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Topeka for their first tournament and placed second in the Capitol City Showdown 18-and-under class A division. In the first game of pool play against the Topeka Thunder, Sydney Bannister led the team to a 3-0 win by striking
The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under softball team opened their season with a second-place finish at the Ken Berry complex in Topeka. They beat the Topeka Scorpions in the first game, 13-6. Ashley Faiola was the winning pitcher and leading hitters for the game were
The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers will have a new look when they take the field for the first game of the season Tuesday night. For the first time in seven years, the 17ers will have a new head coach leading the senior team.
The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play competed in two tournaments in May. First, on May 10 at Twin Oaks, the team went 3-2. The second tournament was at Lake Shawnee where the team had two wins and two losses. At Twin Oaks, the team started
First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., followed by a tennis camp June 9-10 at Body First Tennis for kindergarten through second grade (9-9:45 a.m.) and third
The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee Summit, Mo. The Monarchs — playing in the “C” class — opened pool play with an 11-1 loss to the Tipton (Mo.) Tigers. This was followed
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.
You can download and print: