Sunday, July 5, 2015



Sports

  • General Activities | August 06, 2013

    Catlin, Jensen win Little Apple Open

    Cody Catlin and Cory Jensen shot 189 in three days to win the Little Apple Open Aug. 2-4. Players competed at the Manhattan Country Club, Stagg Hill Golf Club and Colbert Hills. Catlin and Jensen took the championship flight by two strokes, while Ken Goff and

  • General Activities | August 04, 2013

    Lindsey chases his UFC dream

    Fight.phatch

    Clark Kent prefers the Daily Planet. Jake Lindsey, well, he likes the library. Either way, both are pretty super in their other life. For Lindsey, the other life is in an octagon, caged with walls of metal chain-link fence where he’s been nothing short

  • General Activities | August 04, 2013

    Wilk balances life as businessman, trainer, fighter

    Close.phatch

    Joe “The Nose” Wilk remembers when there were no gloves, no weight classes and very few rules. And Wilk has survived, despite the archaic beginnings of mixed martial arts. “I got in really early and I think that’s kind of the secret to my

  • General Activities | July 28, 2013

    Champs crowned at Kaw Valley

    Jacobs Crawley was in Manhattan for about 90 minutes Saturday night. That’s all he needed to come away with a share of the saddle bronc title at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, riding Summer Wages for a score of 79. He tied with Casey McGooden (Doniphan, Neb.)

  • General Activities | July 28, 2013

    Hall still going strong after 51 years

    Rodeo 5.phatch

    Dell Hall couldn’t imagine doing much else. The longtime stock contractor for Manhattan’s Kaw Valley Rodeo said it’s better than hauling hay and digging postholes for a living. A stock contractor since 1961, Hall is pretty good at it too, hauling his world-class

  • General Activities | July 28, 2013

    Senior 17ers end season with loss

    After losing to the Leavenworth Diamond Jaxx in 11 innings on Wednesday, the season came down to one game for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Unfortunately for the 17ers, an early six-run deficit was too much to overcome in a 6-5 loss in the

  • General Activities | July 28, 2013

    Friday’s rodeo results

    Jake Brown — from Hillsboro, Texas — scored an 82 on Friday night, taking the top spot after two performances in the bareback event. Matt Crumpler scored a 69. In saddle bronc, it was just Ty Hamm (Fort Scott), who came away with a score, posting a 74 atop the

  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Bulls win the night at Kaw Valley

    Crain.phatch

    It wasn’t his night. Well, actually it wasn’t anybody’s night on the bulls Thursday, as the Kaw Valley Rodeo opened at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. Seven rode and seven were bucked off, giving the clean sweep to stock contractor Dell Hall,

  • General Activities | July 26, 2013

    Legion Zone update

    The American Legion Westmoreland/Rock Creek Post 186 senior team advanced to the AA Zone tournament final today in Ottawa. Rock Creek beat top-seeded Silver Lake and No. 2-seed Wellsville in addition to a victory over Oskaloosa this week. The game starts at 8:15 p.m. in

  • General Activities | July 25, 2013

    Leavenworth stays alive, edges 17ers

    After a pair of strong wins to start its Zone tournament, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers missed out on the chance to win in a sweep on Wednesday. Technically, the game didn’t end until early Thursday morning, as the two teams needed


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