The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be having tryouts on Aug. 17 from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park. If you have interest in competing at a high level for summer fast-pitch, please make plans to attend. If you have questions or want
The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 10U softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Aug. 17 from 3-5 p.m. at the Manhattan Optimist Fields at 317 Plymate Ln. in Manhattan. The team is looking for girls who will be ages 9-10 on Jan. 1, 2015.
Manhattan High graduate and University of Kansas signee Chris Melgares won the two-mile Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star race on Saturday in Pittsburg, winning in a time of 9:43.5 by a margin of more than 25 seconds over the second-place finisher. Alaina Schroeder took second place among all
The machine pitch 8U Aggies will hold tryouts on Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Wilson Field in City Park. The Aggies are a newly-formed machine pitch baseball team that will play competitive tournaments throughout the state of Kansas. Eligible players must be
Trailing by seven shots, it would have taken a near-perfect round for Drew Laning to come from behind to win the third annual Colbert Charity Classic on Saturday at Colbert Hills. The Little Rock, Ark., native was just about perfect, and got some breaks along
Jerome Schneeberger has seen the bright lights of Las Vegas many times, but he always comes back to Manhattan. The Ponca City, Okla., native and 11-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier has arguably the best professional resume of any cowboy at the Kaw Valley Rodeo this
One rider, one chance. Dodge City’s Jesse Barber was the lone entrant in bull riding in Thursday’s Kaw Valley Rodeo opener at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and for seven seconds, it looked like his trip up from southwest Kansas would be well
Sam Fidone shot a Thursday-best 7-under par, 65, to take the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills. After shooting 4-under on Thursday, Fidone, a Lufkin, Texas, native, took a second-round lead with the best score of the day, dropping him to 11-under for
No matter which team won their way into the Zone championship game on Wednesday in Salina, the winner of the game between the Salina Falcons and the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers would punch their ticket to the Class AAA state tournament. Despite leading
After fighting to come back from behind to tie the game, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost in extra innings on Wednesday at the Class A state tournament in Leavenworth. Manhattan led early, but watched Doniphan County pile up the runs before winning
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