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  • Aftershock finish season at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under team finished their season at the USSSA State tournament in Kansas City.  The Topeka Hooligans took the first game 8-3. Grace Suther got the pitching loss but hit a triple. Makayla Tegtmeier pitched in relief and had a single. Jayden Weers and Maddie Rogers ...

  • 17ers go 4-1 at Great Plains Shootout

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers used a four-run fifth inning to pick up their fourth win at the Great Plains Shootout late Saturday in Topeka. The 17ers were trailing 4-1 going into the fifth inning, but managed to rally and score the go-ahead run to beat the Colorado ...

  • Cameron: Americans care about soccer now Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    So is that it, America? Are we done? The World Cup ended Sunday in a blaze of skill and excitement, with German newcomer Mario Goetze rifling home a magnificent goal in extra time to hand his country a victory over Argentina. Billions of viewers — yes, billions — watched the finale of ...

  • 17ers start Saturday with a win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers opened Saturday at the Great Plains Shootout with a 6-5 win over the Salina Sliders at SCABA Baseball Complex in Topeka. The 17ers played a game late Saturday night, but the results were not available by press time. Manhattan opened the first game ...

  • 17ers open Shootout with 4-2 victory

    After a lackluster start to Wednesday’s game in Kansas City, American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow was hoping his team could pick up the pieces for the start of the Great Plains Shootout on Thursday. The 17ers didn’t disappoint him either, beating the Wichita-based Midwest ...

  • KC Bullets defeat 17ers, 9-2

    After rain postponed Tuesday’s trip to Kansas City to face the KC Bullets, the two teams met up Wednesday evening, with the Bullets coming out on top 9-2 in a nine-inning wood-bat game. Manhattan came up with just four hits against the Bullets, scoring a pair of runs in ...

  • Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Michelle Woods had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills, using a 9 iron from 134 yards out on hole No. 11. The feat was witnessed by Myles Pitts. ...

  • Marlins to host district championship

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the Missouri Valley Swimming District Championships West swim meet July 18-20 at the City Pool. The meet starts that Friday on at 10:15 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Afternoon sessions will conclude around 5-6 p.m. each day. Admission is ...

  • Manko juniors drop a pair at Emporia

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost a pair of games on the road Tuesday night to Emporia Post 5. After dropping Game 1, 8-1, the 17ers almost completed a rally in the nightcap, losing 4-3 in a tight game. Manhattan allowed four runs in the bottom of the first to ...

  • Optimist Moxie goes 4-2 in Lincoln

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie traveled to Lincoln, Neb., for the 4th of July Firecracker NIT. Moxie ended up going 1-2 in pool play and winning the lower-division championship going 3-0 in bracket play on Sunday. In the opening game of the tournament, Moxie fell 5-4 to the eventual tournament champion ...

  • Salina edges 17ers in KGS semifinals

    A struggling offense still adjusting to a different hitting approach under new coach Steve Disbrow has made things tough on the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ pitching staff at times this summer. In Sunday’s matchup against the hometown Salina Falcons in the semifinals of the Kansas Grand Slam ...

  • Senior 17ers stay perfect in Salina

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers won their final pool play game in Salina’s 19U Kansas Grand Slam tournament on Friday to stay undefeated and earn a top seed in today’s semifinals. Manhattan beat the Wichita Reds, 9-4, to go 3-0 and earn the top seed in ...







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