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  • Laning takes first at Colbert Classic

    Trailing by seven shots, it would have taken a near-perfect round for Drew Laning to come from behind to win the third annual Colbert Charity Classic on Saturday at Colbert Hills. The Little Rock, Ark., native was just about perfect, and got some breaks along the way to win the ...

  • Defending tie-down roping champ falls short

    Jerome Schneeberger has seen the bright lights of Las Vegas many times, but he always comes back to Manhattan. The Ponca City, Okla., native and 11-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier has arguably the best professional resume of any cowboy at the Kaw Valley Rodeo this weekend, but said he’s ...

  • Bulls take opening night of rodeo Kawvalleyrodeo07.phatch

    One rider, one chance. Dodge City’s Jesse Barber was the lone entrant in bull riding in Thursday’s Kaw Valley Rodeo opener at Wells Arena in CiCo Park, and for seven seconds, it looked like his trip up from southwest Kansas would be well worth it. Barber held on ...

  • Fidone leads at Colbert Classic

    Sam Fidone shot a Thursday-best 7-under par, 65, to take the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills. After shooting 4-under on Thursday, Fidone, a Lufkin, Texas, native, took a second-round lead with the best score of the day, dropping him to 11-under for the tournament. Fidone’s top ...

  • Salina ends senior 17ers’ season at Zone tourney

    No matter which team won their way into the Zone championship game on Wednesday in Salina, the winner of the game between the Salina Falcons and the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers would punch their ticket to the Class AAA state tournament. Despite leading the game 3-0 through three ...

  • Juniors lose state opener

    After fighting to come back from behind to tie the game, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost in extra innings on Wednesday at the Class A state tournament in Leavenworth. Manhattan led early, but watched Doniphan County pile up the runs before winning in walkoff fashion in the ...

  • Adams Pro Tour to host Junior Clinic

    The Adams Pro Tour is ending its trip through Kansas this week with the Colbert Charity Classic in Manhattan. There are several events during the professional tournament, which began Wednesday and finishes on Saturday, including a clinic for area youth on Friday that begins at 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the ...

  • Registration open for Manhattan CC Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2014 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades eight and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 25. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., primarily at Northeast Community Park. The club ...

  • 5th grade Indians hosting tryouts

    The fifth-grade Manhattan Indians are looking for players for the 2014 youth tackle football season. They will hold an open tryout on July 26 from 9-11 a.m. at the field east of Northview Elementary School. No experience is necessary and boys should wear shorts and tennis shoes (or cleats) to the ...

  • Fastpitch softball team to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist 18U fastpitch softball team will have tryouts at Optimist Park on Wednesday, July 30, and Thursday, July 31, from 7-8:30 p.m. This team will include players from 15-18 years of age. For more information call Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett at 785-313-1882. ...

  • 17ers stay alive with 6-4 victory

    With the season on the line, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers built a four-run lead and held on to win Tuesday in Salina. The 17ers defeated the Buhler Nationals, 6-4, to advance to play Salina today at 4 p.m. The winner of that game will face Newton in ...

  • Manko seniors go 1-1 to open Zone tourney

    After winning their first game on Monday afternoon, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers ran into trouble with a loss to Newton at the Class AAA Zone tournament in Salina. The 17ers opened the day with a 9-1 win over Junction City, but then lost to No. 1-seed Newton ...







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