Sports

  • General Activities | July 24, 2013

    Senior 17ers win 11-0 in Zone semis

    The Manhattan Manko American Legion senior 17ers’ march to the AAA state legion tournament continued on Tuesday with an 11-0 rout of the Leavenworth Diamond Jaxx in the second day of play at the Leavenworth Zone tournament. Now at 2-0 in the legion postseason and

  • General Activities | July 23, 2013

    Manhattan routs Atchison in Zone opener

    In a season filled with games against select teams that recruit their areas best talent, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers are back to strictly playing legion ball. The early returns are encouraging. Manhattan won its zone opener easily, defeating Atchison 19-9 in a

  • General Activities | July 22, 2013

    17ers open play in Zone tournament

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers got some action in during the Washburn Team Camp this weekend, playing at Yager Stadium in Topeka on Friday. The 17ers opened play in the Zone tournament today in Leavenworth, playing Atchison in the double elimination tournament. The 17

  • General Activities | July 22, 2013

    Dillon begins play at US Junior Amateur

    When Cole Dillon won the US Junior Amateur qualifier at Lawrence Country Club in late June, the Dillon family started planning an impromptu vacation. Departing late last week, the Dillons traveled to Truckee, Calif., to the Martis Camp Club for the US Junior Amateur championship

  • General Activities | July 22, 2013

    Manhattan Junior Golf series wraps up

    Manhattan area youth wrapped up the City Junior Golf series last week, with 10 different champions crowned in five different age divisions. The series consisted of four consecutive weeks of golf at each of Manhattan’s area courses, culminating in the two-round City Junior Championship last

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    LAFA fourth grade sign-ups

    The Little Apple Football Association fourth-grade team is currently having sign-ups for their 2013 tackle football season. No previous tackle football experience is required. Conditioning sessions are being held every Saturday morning starting July 20 at Warner Park from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Please contact coach

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    Three-day wrestling camp with OU head coach Mark Cody

    Oklahoma head wrestling coach Mark Cody will be in Wamego July 23-25 fora wrestling camp. The camp is 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Wamego High School. It’s open to all clubs, ages and skill level. The camp will include technique sessions

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    Manhattan Dirt Devils win Sunflower State Games title

    The Manhattan 12-and-under Dirt Devils are the reigning champions of the 2013 Sunflower State Games baseball tournament. The Dirt Devils competed with the Topeka Bombers for first place on July 14 this past weekend, winning the championship game 3-1. The Sunflower State Games is the largest amateur

  • General Activities | July 18, 2013

    Junior 17ers’ season comes to an end

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers ended their season Wednesday night in Marysville in the American Legion Single-A Zone tournament, but went down fighting. Manhattan defeated Marysville 7-3 earlier in the day to keep its hopes alive for a state tournament berth, but fell

  • General Activities | July 18, 2013

    12U Titans take second

    The Manhattan 12-and-under Titans finished second in the NBC state tournament this past weekend in Pratt. Manhattan opened pool play on Friday and lost to the Topeka Renegades 4-2. The Titans played their second pool game on Saturday morning, winning 24-0 against the Bandits. On


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