The Optimist Bullets gave an early gift to team mothers by winning the ASA Mother’s Day Spring Fling in Manhattan last Saturday. The team went a perfect 5-0 to finish the day as event champions. The first win came in pool play against
Ron Tacha had a hole-in-one at Stagg Hill Golf Club on May 1, putting the ball in from 167 yards out on the par-3 No. 7hole. The feat was witnessed by Neil Horton, Mark Knackendoffel and Kelly Briggs during the Knight of Columbus Tournament.
The Optimist Bullets played in the USSSA Manhattan Spring Slam this weekend. The Bullets would go 3-2 for the event, losing twice to the tournament champion. The team clinched third place for their hard efforts. In pool play the Bullets extended their season winning streak
The 12-and-under Manhattan Titans competed in the AAA Invitational at Bettis Sports Complex in Topeka over the weekend and ended up coming home with the championship. The Titans beat the Topeka Golden Giants 7-1, Building Champions 8-5, and the KC Storm 7-3. The Titans only
The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play softball team has played in two tournaments so far this season. The first tournament being in Council Grove and the second in Emporia. The team came home with three losses from Council Grove but bounced back with intensity at
The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Cowgirl Invitational in Abilene this past weekend. The Bullets went 4-0 in the tournament to win first place. Pitching and defense held opponents to three total runs against the Bullets for the entire event. In
The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Phenix Spring Slugfest in Lawrence this past weekend. The tournament was the first event played in the Bullets’ 2014 season. The Bullets went 2-2 in pool play. The team lost to the Topeka Fire-Storm 6-4 and
The Flint Hills Soccer Club’s Warriors won the boys’ 14-and-under gold division of the April Fool’s Futbol Festival last weekend in Lawrence. The Warriors stayed undefeated during the spring season and allowed just one goal in the four tournament games. In pool play,
The last leg of the Kansas City Royals caravan, scheduled for Manhattan and Fort Riley today, has been canceled due to the impending winter weather in the area. The “Salute to the Military” trip was scheduled to visit future and current members of the military
The top 10 advanced to Saturday night’s late final at Weber Arena. But the tone was set during Friday night’s first-round action of the K-State Invitational Bull Bash with six riders posting scores. In all, 30 cowboys rode both Friday and Saturday nights trying to
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