When Jacob Biller made the cut for Team USA at the 19th annual Maccabiah Games earlier this summer, he knew he was in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Israel. But even he couldn’t have predicted just how wild a trip it would turn out
The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-Under softball team is having tryouts on Monday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 21, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Optimist Park in Manhattan. For more information contact Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett at 785-313-1882.
The Manhattan Cross Country Club is now accepting registration for the 2013 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 26. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Northeast
The Manhattan Marlins swim team concluded the 2013 summer season by competing in three championship meets at the end of July. At the Central Section Region VIII Championships in Columbia, Mo., from July 17-20, Pilar Dritz went up against 650 swimmers from throughout the Midwest, swimming the 800
The Westmoreland-Rock Creek senior American Legion team was named co-state champions of the AA division in Pratt last week. Rock Creek started the tournament with a loss to Ellis, 1-0, and fell into the loser’s bracket. It defeated Pratt 10-2 and then Concordia 5-0.
Cody Catlin and Cory Jensen shot 189 in three days to win the Little Apple Open Aug. 2-4. Players competed at the Manhattan Country Club, Stagg Hill Golf Club and Colbert Hills. Catlin and Jensen took the championship flight by two strokes, while Ken Goff and
Clark Kent prefers the Daily Planet. Jake Lindsey, well, he likes the library. Either way, both are pretty super in their other life. For Lindsey, the other life is in an octagon, caged with walls of metal chain-link fence where he’s been nothing short
Joe “The Nose” Wilk remembers when there were no gloves, no weight classes and very few rules. And Wilk has survived, despite the archaic beginnings of mixed martial arts. “I got in really early and I think that’s kind of the secret to my
Jacobs Crawley was in Manhattan for about 90 minutes Saturday night. That’s all he needed to come away with a share of the saddle bronc title at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, riding Summer Wages for a score of 79. He tied with Casey McGooden (Doniphan, Neb.)
Dell Hall couldn’t imagine doing much else. The longtime stock contractor for Manhattan’s Kaw Valley Rodeo said it’s better than hauling hay and digging postholes for a living. A stock contractor since 1961, Hall is pretty good at it too, hauling his world-class
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