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  • General Activities | April 17, 2013

    X-Plosion takes championship in Lawrence

    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

  • General Activities | April 17, 2013

    Synergy goes 5-1

    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

  • General Activities | April 15, 2013

    Midwest Yankees win tournament

    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

  • General Activities | April 15, 2013

    Optimist Bullets are Council Grove Champs

    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

  • General Activities | April 11, 2013

    Local youth competes in track and field meet

    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.

  • General Activities | April 11, 2013

    Full Throttle takes first

    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

  • General Activities | April 09, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Manhattan Country Club

    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.

  • General Activities | April 08, 2013

    Maike, Wiens win two-man scramble

    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

  • General Activities | April 05, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Manhattan Country Club

    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.

  • General Activities | April 02, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    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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