After a tough mid-week loss to the KC Bullets earlier this week, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers rebounded nicely this weekend with a pair of wins on Friday afternoon at the Missouri State Western showcase. Manhattan earned a come-from-behind win in Game 1 before
In the realm of high-school athletics, two brothers playing for the same team is not uncommon. But more often than not, enough of an age or talent gap exists that one ends up on the bench or playing JV while the other plays a more
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers couldn’t finish a strong start Thursday night on the road against the Salina Eagles in a 7-2 loss at Dean-Evans Stadium. Manhattan held a 2-0 lead after the third inning and remained tied with Salina 2-2 going
Through the first two innings of Tuesday’s game against the Kansas City Bullets, things were OK for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Through the first two innings, the 17ers trailed 3-2, but the game unfolded as the Bullets scored 16 runs in two
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers split games against the Junction City Blues Tuesday night at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex. Manhattan dropped the opener 6-5, but came back with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap. “It’s probably the best I’ve seen us
The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Aftershock played in the Lady Irish Invitational this past weekend in Chapman. On Saturday, they faced the Fort Riley Gold Rush, winning 12-0. Michaela Hays pitched and Olivia Lee caught. Alyssa Mitoska, Alyssa Sias, Lee and Hays each singled. Alex
The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team went 2-5 record at the Summer Smash this past weekend in Lenexa to finish seventh in the 15-team field. The Lasers opened pool play Friday night with a 4-0 win over the NEMO Extreme. Aubrey Jung struck out
The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie finished second in the the Ozark Classic NIT this past weekend in Branson Mo. The Moxie went 2-1 in pool play, and 2-1 in bracket play for the runner-up finish. On Friday, the Moxie opened pool play with the Regal
The Optimist 12-and-under Bullets went 7-2 and finished fourth this past weekend at the Summer Smash in Lenexa. In pool play, the Bullets were a perfect 4-0. The Bullets won the first game against Flame Throwers 10-0 and then defeated the SWAT 4-1.
The Manhattan Optimist 13-and-under Lady Indians finished 13th this past weekend at the three-day Summer Smash in Lenexa. The squad posted a 3-0-1 record to win its pool in early-round games. The Lady Indians defeated Tanel 360 Missouri 10-1, the KC Panthers 12-0 and the
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