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  • General Activities | June 24, 2014

    Optimist Bullets fifth at Summer Smash

    The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under B team competed in the Summer Smash in Kansas City this past weekend. In a field of 17 teams and with only one starting pitcher able to make the trip, the Bullets finished the three-day event tied for fifth. The Bullets went 2

  • General Activities | June 24, 2014

    Moxie takes third

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie went 8-2 and finished third in the Summer Smash in Kansas City last weekend. The Moxie opened the weekend on Friday night with a game against the Columbia Rockers, winning 14-0. Brynn Hammett was a dual threat going 2 for 2 and

  • General Activities | June 24, 2014

    KBCA All-Star game

    The KBCA All-Star game will take place this Saturday on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina.  The girls’ KBCA game will be at 6 p.m. followed by the boys’ game. The KBCA will also induct its Hall of Fame members at halftime.

  • General Activities | June 24, 2014

    Sting takes first at Summer Smash

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under class B Sting traveled to Kansas City and brought home first place in the lower bracket of the Summer Smash tournament this past weekend. The 20-team tournament started with four pool games to determine what bracket they would play in. The

  • General Activities | June 23, 2014

    17ers lose in rainy end to weekend

    After a mostly forgettable weekend at the Kansas State Showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers didn’t care that it was raining. With Manhattan trailing the Wichita Sluggers by a run after six complete innings, umpires tried to call the game amidst a

  • General Activities | June 23, 2014

    U.S. sees cruel side of the game

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    Knowledgeable soccer fans understood the horror of it, surely. But if you don’t follow the game on a day-to-day basis, and want some perspective on just how needless it was for the United States to get hit in the mouth with Portugal grabbing a

  • General Activities | June 23, 2014

    Monarchs go 2-3

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team went 2-3 over the weekend to finish seventh out of fifteen teams in the USSSA West “C” State Tournament in Derby. The Monarchs opened against the Garden City Envy, the eventual tournament champions. With the score tied 2-2

  • General Activities | June 23, 2014

    Local kids win tennis titles

    Manhattan tennis players won titles and turned in some impressive results at tournaments held this past week. At the Sweet 16 tournament in Kansas City, which includes the top 16 players in the region that includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma, Daniel Harkin and Brett Seaton

  • General Activities | June 22, 2014

    17ers held to one hit on Saturday


    WAMEGO — After losing 14-4 on Friday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers dropped two more on Saturday in the Kansas State Showcase. The 17ers lost, 8-0, to the Old School Dirtbags at Tointon Family Stadium on Saturday morning, and then lost, 9-0, to Mac-N-Seitz

  • General Activities | June 22, 2014

    Senior 17ers run-ruled in KSU Showcase opener


    great start for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers at the Kansas State Showcase turned ugly Friday afternoon in a 14-4 run-rule loss to the Mac-N-Seitz Royals. The 17ers took a 3-1 lead after the first inning and led 4-2 in the top of

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