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  • MHK United wins title

    Playing up one age group in the 12-and-under division, the U11 MHK United boys soccer team won the championship last weekend at the April Fool’s Futbol Festival in Lawrence.  MHK United went 2-1 in pool play with a 5-1 victory over U12 Sporting Kaw Valley Juventus, a 2-1 ...

  • Pfeifer, Escobar win main events of MMA showcase Fight9.phatch

    With a change of pace, Josh Pfeifer entered the ring at VFC Fight Night Little Apple to the tune of Pharrell’s “Happy,” inside the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center. Pfeifer, who trains at Manhattan’s Combative Sports Center, wanted to get the crowd on its feet for the ...

  • Manhattan to host its first MMA event Friday

    The Little Apple is set to host its first-ever mixed martial arts event on Friday when the Victory Fighting Championship comes to town. VFC Fight Night Little Apple will be held in Manhattan’s Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center with doors set to open at 6:30 p.m. and fights starting ...

  • Woman directs basketball tournament for homeschool groups

    March Madness. It’s the time when fans are filling out brackets and cheering on their teams. In addition to high school and college basketball, there is another basketball tournament going on in Kansas with an even higher purpose. Kelly Love is director of the National Division II Christian Homeschool ...

  • Wicked Marathon named state championship race

    Race officials with the Body First Wicked Marathon got an early Christmas present recently when the Kansas chapter of the Road Runners of America named the Wamego race as its official state championship event. The marathon, which debuted in 2014, will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015. The RRCA’s designation means ...

  • Cameron: Time to put 9th-inning drama to bed Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Please, enough… Stop. Since you seem intent on keeping the World Series alive — endless emails, random strangers stopping me in the check-out line at Dillon’s, etc. — I’ve GOT to finish that ninth inning so we can get on with our lives. The daily question is simple: Shouldn’t ...

  • Jingle Bell Run coming up

    First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. There is a chip timed 5k run and a 1.5 mile fun run/walk followed by a dinner and gift certificate prizes to CoCo Bolos, Cox Brothers BBQ, among others. The cost is $25.00 for the 5 ...

  • Cameron: Royals have history on their side Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Your magic carpet ride is over, Royals fans. It hardly every seemed possible but, yes, you’ve actually reached that spot on the treasure map marked with an X. You’re here, but you’re not alone — and NOW you actually have something to lose. It’s ...

  • Cameron: Royals have backs against the wall Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals arrived home tired and disappointed in the wee hours Monday morning. After another unpleasant appointment with the eminent surgeon Dr. Madison Bumgarner, they are now down a game in a World Series that will be decided this week at Kauffman Stadium. Bumgarner sliced and diced the ...

  • Cameron: Has ‘big-game’ James turned into ‘lame-game’ James Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    So here we are, waiting for Game 3 of the World Series — and Royals fans are busy squabbling about Game 5. Seems odd, no? I mean, so much can happen tonight and Saturday in San Francisco that could change the entire picture by the time the Royals and Giants square off on ...

  • Cameron: We have a new series after KC win Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Hey, we have a World Series. A new one. The Royals shook off the gloom of Game 1 and applied their own version of a crusher Wednesday night. They no doubt took some super vibes with them on the flight to San Francisco, where the first of ...

  • Cameron: KC in good shape with Shields out the way Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe Ned Yost is tricking everybody, including the San Francisco Giants. No, seriously. The trick? Since the Royals aren’t likely to score much of anything against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner — who’s pitched about a thousand innings of postseason baseball without breaking a sweat — why not ...







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