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  • 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 ...

  • Senior 17ers win two at Salina tourney

    In a pair of evenly-matched games Thursday afternoon, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers came out of top in each of its pool-play games at the Kansas Grand Slam tournament in Salina. Facing Great Bend in its tournament opener, the 17ers took an early 4-0 lead after two innings ...

  • Royals’ TV ratings surge in June

    The Kansas City Royals announced Tuesday that viewership on FOX Sports Kansas City increased by 29 percent in June vs. May. FOX Sports Kansas City was the No. 1 channel in prime time the last nine nights the Royals played in the month in of June. According to Nielsen Media Research data, ...

  • Cameron: ‘Victory was right there on the plate’ Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    You want more pain, U.S. soccer fans? The goal that never happened WOULD have counted. The Americans WOULD have defeated Belgium and moved on to face Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinals. We all know the moment in question, right? After a remarkable 92 minutes of almost unbelievable soccer, the ...

  • Senior 17ers lose to some familiar faces

    More often than not, when the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers take the field during the middle of the week in their wood-bat-league games, they rarely know much about the team in the other dugout. Playing against the Topeka Stars on Tuesday night — a game they lost 5-2 — that ...

  • Monarchs 1-3 at Mo-Kan State tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12U fastpitch softball team logged a 1-3 record at the Missouri-Kansas State Championship tournament over the weekend. The Monarchs opened with an 8-3 win over the Smithville (Mo.) Sting White. Tied in the last inning, the Monarchs exploded for five runs to win the game in ...










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