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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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