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  • Junior 17ers 2-0 at Zone with victory

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers moved another game closer to a state berth on Tuesday, defeating Junction City 14-6 in a run-rule victory in its second game at the Marysville single-A Zone tournament. Manhattan won the five-inning game with a pair of strong innings midway through the game, ...

  • Moxie places second in USSSA tournament

    In a tournament of 19, the Manhattan Optimist Moxie placed second and went 6-2 on the weekend at the USSSA state tournament. In the opener Friday night, the Moxie squared off with the Wichita Lady Reds and won, 7-1.  The Moxie managed eight hits, two doubles from Shannon Caffrey, a ...

  • 10U Aggies baseball holding tryout

    The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts this Friday and Saturday at Wilson Field in City Park.  Friday’s tryout is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tryout is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Eligible players must be age 10 or younger as of May 1, 2015. For more ...

  • Junior 17ers win opener at Zone

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers won the opening game of the Class A Zone tournament in Marysville, beating Marysville, 7-3. Manhattan found itself trailing midway through the game when Marysville scored two runs in the top of the fourth to take a 3-2 lead. But the 17ers would ...

  • 10U Aggies baseball holding tryout

    The Manhattan Aggies 10-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Friday July 18 and Saturday July 19 at Wilson Field in City Park.  Friday’s tryout is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Saturday’s tryout is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Eligible Players must be age 10 or younger as of May 1, 2015. ...

  • 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. ...










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