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  • Cameron: Childhood crashes into adult life on baseball field Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Lesson for today… If you’re going to make a prediction out of left field that might, might, might actually come true, don’t come up with something that puts you in a miserable spot. Trust me. I’ll be paying the price when the first pitch of ...

  • Cameron: Royals prove winning does cure everything Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —You want iron-clad proof that winning cures everything? Royals manager Ned Yost stood on a platform near the Kauffman Stadium infield and told a national TV audience: “This was really for our fans and our city. We couldn’t have done it without these fans.” That statement ...

  • Cameron: Even fear of KC’s speed helps Royals Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Sometimes it’s amazing what so-called “experts” don’t know about baseball. For instance, the national media covering the American League Championship Series have accepted as a fact that the Orioles have “shut down” the Royals’ running game. If Baltimore actually had won either of the first two ...

  • Cameron: Royals on verge of clinching Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY — Good grief!! What will this city be like tonight? “Loud,” offered outfielder Alex Gordon, who drove in the Royals’ first run against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. “Really, really loud.” “Just plain crazy,” summed up first baseman Eric Hosmer, whose screaming two-run homer in the 11th inning ...

  • Cameron: Royals won wild playoff game in spite of Yost Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You might watch a thousand baseball games and never see anything like this. You know by now that the Royals rallied — implausibly, almost impossibly — to beat the Oakland A’s 9-8 in the 12th inning of an American League wild card playoff that lived up to its ...

  • Alma teen ready to defend title at American Royal Cooper.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cooper Martin has a special place in his heart for the American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo. “Defending my American Royal title is like defending my national title,” said Martin of Alma. The last 12 months have been pretty special for the high school senior, who added two major ...

  • Neils’ team 7th at rowing championships

    At the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam — Aug. 24-31 — Manhattan native Andrew Neils and his team of four placed seventh in the Lightweight Men’s Quadruple Sculls Final. The team finished behind defending champion Greece, Germany, China, Italy, Denmark, and the Netherlands. Neils’ team finished ahead of Mexico, Uruguay, and ...

  • Kramer brings golf tour to Kansas Timkramercolor.phatch

    MAYETTA — Technically speaking, Tim Kramer is on another two-week business trip. Emotionally, though, it’s something else entirely. Kramer is director of tournament business affairs for the Symetra Tour, a series of 20 events that serves as a stepping stone for women professional golfers who aspire to reach the brighter spotlight ...

  • Northeast Kansas officials clinic

    The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official’s clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in the meeting room. A review of mechanics and new rule ...

  • Optimist softball team tryouts set for this Sunday

    Tryouts for Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under fastpitch softball will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Optimist Park. All players age 15-18 are welcome to attend. For more information, call Jeff Brummett at (785) 556-3391 or Julie Brummett at (785) 313-1882. ...

  • Neils makes U.S. Senior National rowing team

    Andrew Neils, a 2003 graduate of Manhattan High School, has earned a place on the 2014 United States Senior National rowing team. The Senior National team represents the USA at the highest level of international competition, either at the Olympic Games or the World Championships. In June, Neils’ 4-man crew finished first ...

  • Optimist Sting tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under class B fastpitch softball team will be holding tryouts Saturday Aug.16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Optimist ballpark. For more information, please contact Ron Hageman via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\ ...










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