The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme took second place at the USSSA 10UB State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. Their games were cancelled on Friday night due to rain causing them to play six games in 12 hours on Saturday. The Xtreme beat the
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished second out of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rain Friday pushed back games and shortened games to 60-minute game times for Saturday. The Moxie opened the tournament with the Lady Lightning
The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team traveled to Salina for the ASA 12U Class C State Tournament. The team started off Saturday with a win against Kaboom, 10-2. Breanna Young led the team with two singles, a double and a home run. Blythe Wickstrum
The Manhattan Titans 12-and-under played in two World Series tournaments recently — one in Liberty, Mo. — and the other in Tulsa, Okla. — finishing third in both. The Liberty World Series featured 32 teams and double elimination format, except for on the final day. In pool play, the
The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team finished their season at the USSSA State Tournament in Kansas City. The first opponent was the Clay Center B’s, who came in third at the tournament. The B’s won the game, 5-0, behind Megan Blake’s
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe it was the heat. That’s as good an excuse as any for the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays, who collaborated Sunday afternoon to produce an exercise in foolishness that might have set baseball back half a century. There
The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers used a three-run fourth inning and solid pitching in the last few frames to win the Junction City tournament on Sunday at Rathert Stadium. The 17ers beat Junction City Legion, 10-6, to win their first tournament of the summer.
University of Kansas and Manhattan High graduate Michelle Woods was selected by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association as a member of the All-American Scholar Team, the organization announced early this week. Woods was one of more than 750 golfers that made the cut and was
Playing at a tournament hosted by the Manhattan Junior Golf Association on Thursday, Cole Gritton was on his game. The senior-to-be at Manhattan High won his age division at the tournament by 23 strokes, firing a 5-under 65 at the Manhattan Country Club. Gritton carded four birdies
The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers put together a complete effort in their win over Alma-Wabaunsee in Thursday’s opener at Junction City’s Post 45 17U tournament. The 17ers defeated Alma 11-1 in a run-rule shortened game at Rathert Stadium. Strong pitching, solid defense and
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