The American Legion Manhattan Manko 17ers opened their season with a pair of wins over the Kansas Senators Tuesday evening on the road, winning Game 1, 5-2, and taking the nightcap, 7-5, in 10 innings. The team has a new look, as Manhattan will field only one
The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Kansas City and brought home first place last weekend. Sydney Bannister pitched the first game in pool play, striking out two with no walks — allowing no runs and just three hits to get the 4-0 win. The game remained
The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs fastpitch softball team played in the Pitch for the Cure Tournament in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend. The Monarchs began play on Saturday with a 12-0 loss to the Omaha Inferno Echoes. Abigail Chainey had the only hit for the Monarchs. The
The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs played in the 14B Fastpitch National Invitational in Kansas City over Memorial Day weekend. The Monarchs opened the tourney on Friday, May 22 with a 4-2 loss to the Tropical Storm. Grayce Morrison had two hits, and Clara Carter and Abigail Chainey
KANSAS CITY — The Royals refused to take a hint from the baseball gods. And paid the price for it. You’ll recall that the AL Central leaders received a massive dose of good fortune from Mother Nature Saturday night — an endless deluge of rain that
Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Moore, 31, was the first finisher of the inaugural Bill Snyder Highway Half and 5K, finishing the 13.1-mile half-marathon distance in 1:05:48 — beating
The Midwest Stix 11-and-under baseball team went 5-1 last weekend to capture the title at the Hawaiian Hitfest National Invitational Tournament in Overland Park. The Stix went 2-1 in pool play with a 2-1 win over the Topeka Stix, a 10-2 victory over the
The Manhattan Basketball Association is sponsoring a breakfast club basketball training series throughout the month of June. Cost is $50, with a $40 per child for families with three or more athletes. The club will meet at Anthony Middle School each Monday through Thursday from the first
The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under softball team saw action May 9 at the Blue and Gold tournament at the Bill Burke sports complex in Salina. In pool play the team was 2-0. In Game 1, Toree Hoobler pitched four innings, striking out eight. Hoobler, along
The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Lake Shawnee Mother’s Day tournament last Saturday. The Rebels’ pitching dominated the tournament, allowing only two hits in three shutout games. The Rebels won Game 1 13-0 against the Ninja Warriors from Topeka.
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