General Activities

  • Sparks alone in lead at Classic Golf.mercury

    Hunter Sparks took the lead at the Colbert Charity Classic on Thursday, leading the field by one stroke. Sparks shot 3-under par to pull to 7-under for the tournament, pulling a stroke ahead of Joshua Creel and three ahead of Gary Brame Jr., who were both tied with Sparks for ...

  • Three tied for Colbert lead

    The first round of the Colbert Charity Classic finished with three golfers tied for the lead on Wednesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Hunter Sparks, Joshua Creel and Grady Brame Jr. all shot 4-under par on the opening day of the tournament, holding a one-shot lead over two golfers — Brian ...

  • ITA Summer Circuit in Manhattan set for July 1-3

    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Summer Circuit will hold a tournament in Manhattan July 1-3, offering a chance for tennis players from high school to adult the opportunity to take part in one of the fastest growing events in all of tennis. The 2016 ITA Summer Circuit will be at the ...

  • Anthony hosting football camp

    The Anthony Middle School football team camp will be July 5-7 at the AMS practice fields. The camps run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Registration forms are available at the Anthony Middle School office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Larry Myers ...

  • Xtreme takes 3rd at Father’s Day NIT

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12-and-under B took third at the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence over the weekend. The Xtreme went 4-1 in the two-day tournament. On Saturday, the Xtreme topped the Fast N Furious 11-2. In the next game, the Xtreme came out on top 4-0 against ...

  • Yacht Club holds Father’s Day race

    The Blue Valley Yacht Club held its annual Father’s Day race on Sunday. It was a close race with only 3:41 separating the three boats in the hour-long race. The first to cross the finish line was Paul Visser with his father Chris for crew, in an elapsed time of 44:33 ...

  • Optimist Bullets 3rd in Denver 16U Open

    The Optimist Bullets 16 and under B softball team played in the “Don’t Call Me Blue” tournament in Arvada, Colorado, this weekend. Competing against 20 area elite teams, the Bullets put together a string of wins on bracket Sunday to finish third in the event. The Bullets started slowly, losing all ...

  • Monarchs place 9th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs softball team captured ninth place out of 20 teams in the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence. The Monarchs opened pool play with a 5-3 victory over the Elite Sports Academy. Macy Roever led the attack with a pair of bunt singles and Caitlin Donahue, Brittany ...

  • Diamonds compete at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed at the USSSA State Class C 10-and-under tournament in Topeka over the weekend. The Diamonds opened with a battle against the Patriots for their first game Saturday, earning an 8-7 win. Addi Cox pitched the first inning, and Ava Widman came in for relief, pitching ...

  • Moxie play at Father’s Day tournament

    This weekend the Manhattan Optimist Moxie competed in a Father’s Day Tournament at Clinton Lake in Lawrence, going 4-1. In Saturday action the Moxie faced Lightning Fastpitch KC in a back-and-forth game, winning 9-6. The Moxie scored five runs in the fifth inning to secure the win. Demi Kunkel ...

  • Manko goes 3-1 in Omaha pool play

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers completed pool play at the Battle of Omaha on Saturday with a 3-1 record to finish second in their group. The 17ers finished off pool play with a 13-1 win over Bryan (Nebraska) High. Manko needed just five innings to put away Bryan, getting ...

  • Flint Hills Soccer Club holding tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is holding the last session of its open tryouts for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 seasons on Saturday at Anneberg Park. The session for boys and girls born between 2003 and 2006 will run from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The session for boys and girls born between 2007 ...







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