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  • Fury finish season

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury finished their season at the USSSA State tournament recently in Kansas City. The Fury opened with a 15-1 win over the Envy. Shelby Downard had four hits and a triple. Katie Suther tripled, while Amanda Luthi and Morgan Bettencourt each doubled. The Fury lost Game 2 to ...

  • Hachmeister to throw first pitch at NBC

    Manhattan resident Marvin Hachmeister will throw out the first pitch of a game at the NBC World Series in Wichita on Monday. Hachmeister was one of 16 Kansans over the age of 80 selected as part of ‘Keeping Seniors In The Game,’ to throw out first pitches during the 16-day event. Hachmeister ...

  • 17ers open showcase with split 9.mercury

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko 17ers split Friday and Saturday games to open the K-State Showcase tournament. The 17ers had the bats swinging Friday afternoon against Natural Kimberling, winning 13-4. But Saturday inside Tointon Family Stadium, the 17ers were unable to overcome a poor start and lost to the Arkansas-based ...

  • Manhattan Track Club sending athletes to Junior Olympics

    The Manhattan Track Club will send 11 athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics in Norfolk, Va., from Aug. 1-8. On the boys’ side, Ja’Marcus Vornes will compete in the 400 meters at 8-and-under. In the 12-year-old division, Lorenzo Wilhoite will run the 100, Cole Ramsey will run 80 hurdles, Ethan Gruber will do ...

  • Manhattan’s Marshall wins five golds at Worlds

    Cameron Marshall, an eighth grader and brown-belt student at Manhattan ATA Taekwondo, had quite the successful day at the American Taekwondo Association World Championships this past Saturday in Little Rock, Ark. Marshall competed in six events in the 13-14 year-old age group and won gold in five of them — including ...

  • Sting finish season at State Tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting softball team traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA state 18-and-under tournament this past weekend — finishing seventh in their final tournament of the season. The Sting lost their first bracket game against the Diamond Devils, 4-3, putting them in the losers bracket. Sydney Bannister ...

  • Optimist Xtreme takes second

    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 Kansas Blue Sox Orange 6-0 ...

  • Moxie take second at state

    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 team from Cheney — winning 8-0. ...

  • Sweet Heat plays at state

    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 pitched for the win and ...

  • Titans play in two World Series

    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 Titans beat the Columbia Stars 9 ...

  • Prime finishes season at state

    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 no-hitter.  In the second ...

  • Cameron: Royals cap first half with wild win Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    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 have been far crisper Tee-ball ...







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