The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under softball team opened their season with a second-place finish at the Ken Berry complex in Topeka. They beat the Topeka Scorpions in the first game, 13-6. Ashley Faiola was the winning pitcher and leading hitters for the game were
The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers will have a new look when they take the field for the first game of the season Tuesday night. For the first time in seven years, the 17ers will have a new head coach leading the senior team.
The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play competed in two tournaments in May. First, on May 10 at Twin Oaks, the team went 3-2. The second tournament was at Lake Shawnee where the team had two wins and two losses. At Twin Oaks, the team started
First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., followed by a tennis camp June 9-10 at Body First Tennis for kindergarten through second grade (9-9:45 a.m.) and third
The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee Summit, Mo. The Monarchs — playing in the “C” class — opened pool play with an 11-1 loss to the Tipton (Mo.) Tigers. This was followed
There was a hole-in-one at Stagg Hill Golf Club on May 18, as Randall Steiner put one in on the second hole. Steiner used a 4-hybrid from 172 yards out. Tyler Steiner, Victor Steiner and Bert Allen all witnessed it.
First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Recently retired Kansas State golf coach, Tim Norris, will be the instructor. First Presbyterian will also host a tennis camp June 9
The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians posted a fifth-place finish after compiling a 4-4 record at the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee’s Summit, Mo. The Lady Indians opened pool play with a 4-2 loss to the St. Joe’
Jake Lindsey almost walked away and got a real job, one that doesn’t involve hitting other people. But a journey that began seven years ago with one goal in mind sure seems worth it today — despite a rigorous workout schedule and barely having a
The 10-and-under Flint Hills Attack boys soccer team won the top division of the Nutmeg Tournament last weekend in Kansas City, Mo. In pool play, the Attack won 18-0 over the Wichita Sharks, 6-2 over KC Prime Elite Strikers and 5-0 over BSC Blue. In
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