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  • General Activities | December 11, 2012

    Tennis team beats Topeka

    The Body First juniors tennis team won its match against Wood Valley in Topeka 48-37 this past weekend. Players involved were: 12-and-under Kira Schartz, Carter Wiens and Carson Gido; 10-and-under Robert Zhang, Dil Ranaweera, Joanna Park, Maura Wiens, Claire Shamburg, and Jordan Stegeman; and 8-and-under

  • General Activities | December 04, 2012

    Manhattan CC Club runs at national meet

    Five members of the Manhattan Cross Country Club competed Saturday at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Luke Wichman led the contingent with a seventh-place finish in the 11-year-old division. Wichman’s time was 11:31.9 for 3,000 meters. Harris DeNoble placed 62nd

  • General Activities | December 04, 2012

    Thunder win tourney

    The Manhattan Thunder won the Voodoo Dolls Classic Basketball tournament on Sunday in Alma. The sixth-grade Thunder went undefeated in pool play, beating the Wamego Raiders 29-14 and the Wabaunsee Chargers 42-10. In the championship game, the Thunder beat the Capital City Kings 30-14. The

  • General Activities | November 19, 2012

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Scott Willbrant had a hole-in-one on Stagg Hill’s No. 17 on Thursday. Willbrant holed the 177-yard shot with a four iron and was playing with Jim Mathewson, Larry Wolfe and Bruce Butler.

  • General Activities | November 13, 2012

    Manhattan youth qualify for USATF Cross Country Nationals

    Two Manhattan youth punched their ticket to the USA Track and Field national cross country championships during a qualifying meet Saturday at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence. Tyler Higgins placed third in the 3K run for bantam boys, finishing in a time of 14:30.  Harris

  • General Activities | November 13, 2012

    Earthquakes take first at Heartland soccer tourney

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club (FHSC) Earthquakes won their 12-and-under division of the Heartland Invitational Tournament this past weekend at at the Overland Park Soccer Complex.  The Earthquakes went 3-0-1 in the round robin tournament, defeating West Des Moines (Iowa) White 5-1, Kansas

  • General Activities | November 12, 2012

    Nets win basketball tournament

    The seventh grade Kansas Nets boys’ basketball team won the Topeka Hoops Classic Sunday with a 44-36 victory over the Topeka Thunder in the tournaments’ championship game. The win avenged a 17-point loss to the Thunder earlier in the tournament as the Nets captured their

  • General Activities | November 12, 2012

    Manhattan 21st at Nike Cross Country Regionals

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club was 21st of 32 teams in the championship division of the Nike Heartland Regional in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Sunday. The regional brings together many of the top high school-aged teams and individuals from seven states. The top two boys

  • General Activities | November 08, 2012

    Sporting KC comes up short, ends season

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Sporting Kansas City ended its season Wednesday night at Livestrong Sporting Park, despite a hard-fought, 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamos. Sporting KC needed two goals to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs, and its solo goal wasn’t enough to overcome

  • General Activities | November 06, 2012

    Purple Storm holding tryouts

    The Purple Storm, a fourth-grade boys’ basketball club team, is holding a tryout at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 at Bergman Elementary School in Manhattan. The Purple Storm will compete in the Wildcat League and play in several area tournaments. Contact Jeff at 785-313-3976

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