After a lackluster start to Wednesday’s game in Kansas City, American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow was hoping his team could pick up the pieces for the start of the Great Plains Shootout on Thursday. The 17ers didn’t disappoint him
After rain postponed Tuesday’s trip to Kansas City to face the KC Bullets, the two teams met up Wednesday evening, with the Bullets coming out on top 9-2 in a nine-inning wood-bat game. Manhattan came up with just four hits against the Bullets, scoring
Michelle Woods had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills, using a 9 iron from 134 yards out on hole No. 11. The feat was witnessed by Myles Pitts.
The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the Missouri Valley Swimming District Championships West swim meet July 18-20 at the City Pool. The meet starts that Friday on at 10:15 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Afternoon sessions will conclude around 5-6 p.
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost a pair of games on the road Tuesday night to Emporia Post 5. After dropping Game 1, 8-1, the 17ers almost completed a rally in the nightcap, losing 4-3 in a tight game. Manhattan allowed four runs in the
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie traveled to Lincoln, Neb., for the 4th of July Firecracker NIT. Moxie ended up going 1-2 in pool play and winning the lower-division championship going 3-0 in bracket play on Sunday. In the opening game of the tournament, Moxie fell 5-4
A struggling offense still adjusting to a different hitting approach under new coach Steve Disbrow has made things tough on the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ pitching staff at times this summer. In Sunday’s matchup against the hometown Salina Falcons in the semifinals
The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers won their final pool play game in Salina’s 19U Kansas Grand Slam tournament on Friday to stay undefeated and earn a top seed in today’s semifinals. Manhattan beat the Wichita Reds, 9-4, to go 3-0 and
In a pair of evenly-matched games Thursday afternoon, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers came out of top in each of its pool-play games at the Kansas Grand Slam tournament in Salina. Facing Great Bend in its tournament opener, the 17ers took an early 4
The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday that viewership on FOX Sports Kansas City increased by 29 percent in June vs. May. FOX Sports Kansas City was the No. 1 channel in prime time the last nine nights the Royals played in the month in of June. According
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