Saturday, September 5, 2015



Sports

  • General Activities | June 06, 2014

    Manko juniors split at TOC

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    In their only action of the weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko junior 17ers split a pair of games at the Tournament of Champions on Thursday. The 17ers opened the night at Tointon Family Stadium with a 13-5 loss to the Salina Hawks, before winning

  • General Activities | June 05, 2014

    Bullets fourth in Cap City Showdown

    The Bullets were in Topeka to compete in the Cap City Showdown this past weekend.  The tournament featured an extended play format from the standard 70-minute time limit. Bullet pitcher Alex Hoelscher handled the first game of the tournament nicely in an 8-3 win

  • General Activities | June 05, 2014

    Monarchs play in Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-Uunder softball team competed in the Cap City Showdown in Topeka over the weekend, compiling a 1-4 record. The Monarchs opened pool play with an 11-4 loss to the Topeka Electric Storm. Clara Carter led the Monarch attack with two singles

  • General Activities | June 04, 2014

    17ers lose summer opener, 11-1

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    The final score of Tuesday’s season opener wasn’t all that mattered to Steve Disbrow. The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers’ coach is new to the program and unfamiliar with many of his players. And ahead of this weekend’s Tournament of Champions —

  • General Activities | June 03, 2014

    Senior 17ers to open season tonight

    When the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers take the field tonight, it will be a little more than 48 hours since the team’s rosters became final on Sunday. But new 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow said regardless of how much time they’ve had to

  • General Activities | June 03, 2014

    Moxie opens with sweep of Clay Center

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under softball team opened this weekend with a pair of wins against Clay Center.  In the first game, the Moxie had 14 hits, including three doubles. Multiple hit games came from Blair Campbell with two singles, Brynn Hammett with a single

  • General Activities | June 03, 2014

    Manhattan Optimist Sting takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Topeka for their first tournament and placed second in the Capitol City Showdown 18-and-under class A division. In the first game of pool play against the Topeka Thunder, Sydney Bannister led the team to a 3-0 win by striking

  • General Activities | June 03, 2014

    Aftershock takes second in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under softball team opened their season with a second-place finish at the Ken Berry complex in Topeka.  They beat the Topeka Scorpions in the first game, 13-6. Ashley Faiola was the winning pitcher and leading hitters for the game were

  • General Activities | June 02, 2014

    Steve Disbrow to coach senior 17ers

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers will have a new look when they take the field for the first game of the season Tuesday night. For the first time in seven years, the 17ers will have a new head coach leading the senior team.

  • General Activities | May 29, 2014

    Optimist 12U Double Play competes in tournaments

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play competed in two tournaments in May.  First, on May 10 at Twin Oaks, the team went 3-2. The second tournament was at Lake Shawnee where the team had two wins and two losses. At Twin Oaks, the team started


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