KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing, and it proved that Major League Baseball still hasn’t worked out all the kinks in
Sam Hankins is not like most eighth graders. He’s still a year away from attending high school, but is already one of the most decorated athletes in the Manhattan-Ogden school district. Hankins is a six-time AAU All-American in track and field between indoor and
The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago. Raising about $11,000, the first-year’s race featured 125 participants. Since, it has grown to one of the biggest road races in
The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan. The tryouts will be from 6- 8:00 p.m. Young players need to be 10 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2016. For more information, call Derek
Julia Barton, the 13-year-old daughter of two Manhattan natives, has claimed a national championship in an equestrian event. Barton won the 13-and-under division of the United States Equestrian Federation’s Dressage Seat Medal Finals in Wayne, Ill., near Chicago, on Sunday. She beat 13 other national
Manhattan resident Tyler McDermeit competed at the Water Ski National Championships last week in West Palm Beach, Fla. McDermeit was second in Men 2 (age 25-34) Tricks, fifth in Jumping and fourth overall (combined points for trick, slalom and jump).
The seventh annual Speedy PD 5K/10K and Family Run will be held on Aug. 29, at Tuttle Creek State Park. Participants will have the opportunity to run in one of two USATF certified courses, or hit the routes for a family friendly run on paved
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto isn’t just a very good baseball pitcher. He’s Elvis in dreadlocks. Or he’s any other showbiz act for which people have paid ridiculous money and gone to insane lengths just to be part of the show. Cueto’
The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist Park in Manhattan. The Sting went 31-11 this past season and are looking for 4-5 players to help carry on the winning tradition
The Blackjack Saddle Club will host an open horse show on Saturday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. at CiCo Park in Manhattan. There will be competition in pleasure and speed events divided into age groups with prizes for top entries, as well as all-around division
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