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  • Double Play competes in Salina tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under softball team saw action May 9 at the Blue and Gold tournament at the Bill Burke sports complex in Salina. In pool play the team was 2-0.  In Game 1, Toree Hoobler pitched four innings, striking out eight. Hoobler, along with Ellie Hacker, had two ...

  • Manhattan Optimist Rebels win Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Lake Shawnee Mother’s Day tournament last Saturday.  The Rebels’ pitching dominated the tournament, allowing only two hits in three shutout games. The Rebels won Game 1 13-0 against the Ninja Warriors from Topeka. Lindsey Wilson threw a no-hitter, ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sean McClure scored a hole-in-one on the seventh green at Stagg Hill Golf Club on Thursday. McClure pulled off the achievement from 172 yards out with a 4-iron. It was his first hole-in-one. It was witnessed by Tim McClure. ...

  • Doubleplay takes third at Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Doubleplay softball team finished third in the Manhattan Spring Slam fastpitch tournament last weekend at Twin Oaks complex in Annenberg Park. The team got off to a slow start in pool play on Saturday, going 0-2. Sunday proved to be a different story. After moving into ...

  • Monarchs go 1-3 to open season

    The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 1-3 record last weekend at Twin Oaks in Manhattan in their season-opening tournament. The Monarchs began with a 5-3 loss to the Patriots. Danae Adams, Grayce Morrison, and Caitlin Donahue all had hits, and Donahue pitched the game, recording five strikeouts. The Monarchs ...

  • Earthquakes win Topeka tournament

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club Earthquakes won the 14-and-under division at the Governor’s Cup tournament last weekend in Topeka. The Earthquakes went undefeated in pool play before advancing to the championship. They won their first game 2-0 against the KC Futura Futbol Club Revolution. They then beat TriCounty Select ...

  • Hole-in-one

    Harry Hopkins scored a hole-in-one on Sunday at Colbert Hills on the Par-3 course. Hopkins pulled off the achievement on the eighth hole from 130 yards out, using an 8-iron. The feat was witnessed by Daniel Meek and Donielle Meek. ...

  • Optimist Xtreme 10U takes second at Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 10-and-under softball team competed in the Manhattan Spring Slam this past weekend at Twin Oaks Complex.  Xtreme placed first in pool play on Saturday defeating Clay Center Bs #2 8-0, Elite 7-0 and Rockstars 7-0.  On Sunday, they went into bracket play and beat Diamond ...

  • Sweet Heat 12U plays in Manhattan tourney

    Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team played in the Manhattan USSSA tournament this past weekend.  They won one out of three games in the pool play on Saturday. The Sweet Heat put their offense and defense together in their final game on Saturday against the Topeka Blaze, winning 7 ...

  • Optimist Rebels place fourth

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team earned a 2-2 record this weekend at the Manhattan Spring Slam. The Rebels opened pool play with a 15-4 win over Titanium. Rebels’ bats came alive with multiple hits from Janae Shivers, Rylie Major, and Kylea Ricketts. Lindsey Wilson pitched the complete-game victory.& ...

  • Cameron: Royals-Tigers split means very little right now Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So the mighty, four-time division champ Tigers have come and gone. And what we do know? Anything new? Nah, because tough as it might be to accept in this age of instant gratification, baseball remains a marathon and not a sprint. No single game or single series ...

  • Optimist Rebels compete in Hutchinson

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14U fast pitch softball team finished with a 1-2 record last weekend at the rain-shortened Battle of the Complexes tournament in Hutchinson. The Rebels opened pool play on Saturday with a 3-2 loss to the Krushers from Kingman.  Kylea Ricketts and Addison Gehrt recorded the ...










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