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Sports

  • General Activities | July 18, 2013

    11U Rangers win AA state

    The Manhattan Rangers 11-and-under baseball team won the state title at the USSSA class AA tournament, topping 39 other teams earlier this month in Shawnee. The Rangers went 2-1 in pool play, losing to the Wichita Aeros 10-8 before beating the Wichita Stix 14-4 and the

  • General Activities | July 17, 2013

    Junior 17ers go 1-1 to open Zone

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers started its post-season with momentum, but faltered Tuesday night in its second game of the single-A Zone tournament in Marysville. The 17ers opened the tournament with a dominating 11-2 win against Marysville on Monday, but lost 8-0 to

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Dillon qualifies for USGA Junior Amateur Championship

    Manhattan High junior-to-be golfer Cole Dillon has qualified for the 2013 USGA Junior Amateur Championship, which begins July 22 in Truckee, Calif. The USGA accepted 2,860 entries for this year’s championship. Sectional qualifying tournaments, which were played June 10-July 2 at 61 sites across the country, cut the field

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Lasers go 4-3 in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team recorded a 4-3 record in the ASA Heartland World Series in Kansas City this past weekend. Manhattan opened play with a 4-0 victory over the Lawrence Phenix-Fyler. Blair Campbell tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out four and walking

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Titans take second at state

    The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under baseball team traveled to Great Bend this past weekend and competed in the NBC state championship tournament.  Manhattan went 4-1 for the tournament to finish second in the open division. In pool play, the Titans defeated the Pratt Outlaws 13-0

  • General Activities | July 15, 2013

    Senior 17ers go 5-0 this weekend

    With an undefeated weekend record heading into Sunday’s final game of the Kansas State showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were looking good after half an inning against their final opponent, The Yard out of Lee’s Summit, Mo. After taking a

  • General Activities | July 14, 2013

    Senior 17ers 3-0 in KSU showcase

    Manko0.phatch

    Through three games at the Kansas State showcase this weekend, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers have let pitching and defense lead the way, and the returns have been positive. With a 3-0 record and just four runs allowed on the weekend, all of

  • General Activities | July 14, 2013

    Junior 17ers go 1-2 in South Dakota

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers baseball team opened the Sioux Falls Classic with a win and two losses in South Dakota over the weekend. Manhattan lost Friday’s pool-play opener 8-0 against Sleepy Eye (Minn.), but rebounded Saturday afternoon with a 10-7 win

  • General Activities | July 14, 2013

    Little Apple Football Association tryouts announced

    The fifth grade Little Apple Football Association Indians will be conducting tryouts on July 15 and July 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Northeast Community Park, 680 Knox Lane in Manhattan. No tackle football history is necessary. Proper attire is t-shirt, shorts and cleats/tennis shoes. Please bring

  • General Activities | July 11, 2013

    Olson’s bat pacing junior 17ers

    Baseballhitter.phatch

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers have struggled at times this season, despite the efforts of Jake Olson’s hot bat. Olson has been on a tear with the 17ers in his second season on the junior squad. He currently boasts a team-best .426 batting


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