The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under X-Plosion fastpitch softball team went 6-0 to win the Phenix Spring Slugfest tournament championship this past weekend in Lawrence. The X-Plosion opened pool play with a 4-2 win against the KC Edge from Tonganoxie on Saturday. The X-Plosion then faced
The Little Apple Soccer Club’s Synergy 11-and-under girls’ team went 5-1 this past weekend to win the Little Apple Spring Kick Off Tournament in Manhattan. The Synergy were 3-1 in pool play, defeating the LSSA Academy Outlaws 5-0, the Maryville Twisters 7-0, the Topeka
The 13-and-under Midwest Yankees won their season-opening tournament in Salina this past weekend at the 8th annual Salina Slugfest. The Yankees beat the McPherson Jr. Pups 12-2, and the Salina Irish 14-0 on Saturday. On Sunday, the Yankees defeated the Salina Diamond Backs 5-1 in
The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team opened its season by going 4-0 in the USSSA “Break Out the Bats” tournament in Council Grove this past weekend. The Bullets won the championship by scoring 56 runs and allowing only four defensive runs on the day. In
The 2013 Manhattan Hershey track and field meet was held this past weekend at Bishop Stadium. In the boys’ age 9-10 division, Jason Moran won the softball throw and Cole Ramsey won the standing long jump. Korin Koenig won the 50 meters and Ramsey won the 100 meters.
The Full Throttle softball team started its 2013 season with a first-place finish in the Bunny Hop Hitfest held in Lincoln, Neb., on March 30. The team was also selected to be pictured in the USSSA softball magazine to be featured soon. Madison Hammond and Jaycee Blazek
Jack McKain made a hole-in-one on Saturday on the 17th hole at the Manhattan Country Club. McKain used an 8-iron form 140 yards out. It was witnessed by Brett Feltner and Zac Burton.
Josh Maike and Nathan Wiens won the Stagg Hill Golf Club Havenstein two-man scramble over the weekend, posting a two-day score of 130 to take the lead in the championship flight. Tyler Dillon and Cody Glidden were second with 130 and Greg Blackwell and Anton Hopkins were
David Woods scored a hole-in-one on March 14 on the 17th hole of the Manhattan Country Club. Woods hit the ball in from 145 yards out with his pitching wedge. It was witnessed by his brother Scott Woods.
Gary Becker hit a hole-in-one on No. 5 at Colbert Hills on Friday, witnessed by Larry Githerman and Bill Bunting. Becker used a 9-iron on the 119-yard hole.
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