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  • General Activities | June 12, 2014

    Bikers make a stop in Manhattan


    Cycling enthusiasts from far and wide made their way through Manhattan Wednesday for a much-needed pit-stop at Blue Earth Plaza as more than 800 bikers continued their participation in this year’s Bike Across Kansas event. This year’s route totals 555 miles and started at the

  • General Activities | June 12, 2014

    Seventh Poyntz Mile set for Friday

    In six years, Susan Melgares has seen the Poyntz Avenue Mile road race grow. On Friday, she hopes cooler temperatures and a strong field of competitors will give the community a fun night down a mile-long strip of Manhattan’s business district. “We’ve had

  • General Activities | June 12, 2014

    Flint Hills Soccer Club to conduct tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club, with teams for area youth ranging from age 6 and up, will hold tryouts for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 teams, beginning this weekend. The tryouts start this Saturday, June 14, and continue on June 21 and June 28. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Manhattan Optimist Moxie compete in Wamego

    In a makeshift tournament due to the rain, the Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie played two pool play games and then competed in a four-team single elimination tournament this past weekend at home.  In the opening game, Moxie was successful with a 6-2 over the

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Marlins to host Little Apple Invite this weekend

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the annual Little Apple Invitational swim meet this Saturday and Sunday at the City Pool in City Park. Races run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with warm-ups starting at 8:30 a.m. each day. Admission is free and

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Bullets runners-up in “Lil’ Apple”

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Bullets competed this weekend in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament, finishing in second place. Key injuries continued to handcuff the team for the second weekend in a row. After going 1-1 in pool play, the Bullets would

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Sting earns first place

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting placed first in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament’s 18-and-under B division this past weekend.  After rain postponed the tournament on Saturday, play resumed Sunday morning for a shortened one-day tournament in Wamego. The Sting began

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Afterschock takes 3rd at home tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock took third in the rain-shortened “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament this past weekend. The Lawrence Stingrays won the first game, 9-3. Makayla Tegtmeier and Ashley Faiola handled the pitching duties with Olivia Lee catching. Singles by Jayden Weers,

  • General Activities | June 10, 2014

    Optimist Monarchs go 1-3 in Manhattan

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under fastpitch softball team earned a 1-3 record this weekend at the rain-shortened “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament in Manhattan and Wamego. The Monarchs opened pool play with an 11-4 loss to the Misfits. Clara Carter, Morgan Wesley

  • General Activities | June 09, 2014

    17ers take 3rd at TOC to cap weekend


    Down one run to St. Joseph Post 11 with two outs in the bottom of the fifth, Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow decided to roll the dice. It almost cost him his shortstop. On the first pitch of Wes Whitney’s at-bat,

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