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  • General Activities | January 28, 2014

    Royals caravan coming to Manhattan, Fort Riley

    The annual Royals Caravan begins this week with stops in cities across Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Nebraska. A “Salute to the Military” trip will be Feb. 4 when the caravan visits Manhattan and Ft. Riley. Scheduled participants include Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett, Royals

  • General Activities | January 17, 2014

    Country Club introduces new golf pro


    New Manhattan Country Club head golf professional Blake Graham loves the challenges the sport presents. “It’s (a sport) you can never perfect,” Graham said. “I’ve played a lot of good rounds over the years. But to be perfect is not possible.” Graham, who

  • General Activities | January 08, 2014

    Kid’s baseball camp set for Jan. 20

    On Monday, Jan. 20, youth baseball players can enjoy the day off of school for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by taking part in the Future Stars Kid’s Camp, hosted by Kansas State baseball coach Brad Hill and the Wildcat coaching staff and team.

  • General Activities | December 12, 2013

    Hoop Holler ‘N Shoot semifinalists picked

    The semifinalists for the Hoop Holler ‘N Shoot compeition have been announced after they won compeititons at their schools. Boys included Brett Wilcoxson (Amanda Arnold), Toby Douglas (Bergman), Clayson Joyce (Bluemont), Benjamin Grubbs (Flint Hills Christian), Yukien Andrada (Lee), Tucker Bylkas (Manhattan Catholic School), Mitch

  • General Activities | December 08, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Martin Pankratz, 82, hit a hole-in-one on hole No. 2 from 140 yards out at the Stagg Hill Golf Club last Monday. The shot was made with a 3-hybrid club and was witnessed by Dennis Southwick and Larry Nelson.

  • General Activities | December 03, 2013

    Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 8

    The First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan is hosting its second annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. at the church (801 Leavenworth). The run is a 5K chip-timed race and 1.5 mile fun run/walk. Awards will be given and drawings will be held,

  • General Activities | November 26, 2013

    Manhattan CC Club runners place at national meet

    Seven members of the Manhattan Cross Cross Country Club competed over the weekend at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Louisville, Ky. Madeline Purdom and Luke Wichman earned national honors with top finishes in their division. Purdom was 18th among all 11-12 year-old

  • General Activities | November 12, 2013

    Cross country club takes fourth

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club placed fourth among the best teams in a seven-state region at the Nike Heartland cross country regionals for high school runners Sunday this past weekend in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The squad was comprised of the seven runners who one

  • General Activities | October 28, 2013

    FHSC Earthquakes take first

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club (FHSC) Earthquakes won the 13-and-under division of the Governor’s Cup this past weekend in Topeka. The Earthquakes went 3-0 in pool play by defeating the Sporting Kaw Valley United Arsenal 2-0, the Wichita Rojos 2-1 and the Topeka Select

  • General Activities | October 27, 2013

    Cards top Red Sox 5-4, take WS lead

    ST LOUIS — The St Louis Cardinals defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series. The Cardinals won in the bottom of the ninth on a controversial call against Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who obstructed

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