Wednesday, July 1, 2015



Sports

  • General Activities | June 10, 2015

    Manko 17ers sweep twin bill at Wamego

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers made the short trip to Wamego Tuesday night and won a pair of games, defeating Wamego 8-1 in the opener and 6-0 in the shortened nightcap. The 17ers got strong pitching efforts throughout the night, holding Wamego to just

  • General Activities | June 09, 2015

    Flint Hills Soccer Club holding tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is holding tryouts on three Saturday’s in June for its Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 seasons. The tryouts will be held June 13, June 20 and June 27 at the southwest soccer fields of Anneberg Park between the parking lot and south concession. Boys

  • General Activities | June 09, 2015

    Prime compete at home tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team competed in the Bite Outta the Lil Apple tournament, facing four Topeka teams.  The Lady Cobras won the first game 8-5. Makayla Tegtmeier took the loss in the circle. The Prime got singles from Jonna Adams, Tegtmeier,

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Manko 17ers split on final day at TOC

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    After splitting a doubleheader on Saturday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers saw more of the same in Sunday’s final day of action at the annual TOC at Tointon Family Stadium. The 17ers won their first game in dominant fashion, beating the Complete Game

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Moxie takes 2nd in Manhattan

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie started their summer season with a 4-2 record and second-place finish.  In pool play that began Saturday morning in Wamego, the Moxie went 2-1, starting with a win over Topeka Zone 3-2. Kayla Boltz went 3 for 3 in the game and

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Optimist Sting takes 3rd

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting finished third this weekend in Manhattan’s Bite Outta the Lil Apple. The Sting won all four pool games on Saturday to give them a first seed in the bracket play for Sunday. In the first pool game, Sydney Bannister got

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Diamonds compete at home

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under team participated in itts first tournament in Manhattan this weekend, going 0-4. Led by big pitching performances from Ava Widman, Maxine Doering, and Addi Cox, the team gained experience while facing some of the top Kansas 10U teams. The highest

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Monarchs go 1-3 in Manhattan

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 1-3 record this weekend while competing at the Twin Oaks Complex in Manhattan. The Monarchs opened pool play with a 12-3 victory over the Misfits. Kinzie Zolck led the Monarchs’ attack with two hits, while Abigail Chainey, Delany Trujillo

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Fury go 1-2 at Hawaiian Hitfest

    The Manhattan Optimist Furt went 1-2 in the Hawaiian Hitfest May 30-31 in Kansas City. The Fury lost their opener to the Springfield Powerhouse, 7-2. Shelby Downard took the loss in the circle. The Fury rebounded to beat the St. Joseph Trojanettes 13s, 5-0, behind

  • General Activities | June 08, 2015

    Bullets Play in Lil Apple

    The Optimist Bullets competed this past weekend in the 16-and-under B division of the Bite Outta Lil Apple tournament. The team went undefeated in pool play to finish Saturday with a 3-0 record. Bullet pitchers Madi Hammond and Jaycee Blazek shared duties from the circle


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