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  • Cameron: US rallies to edge nemesis Ghana Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Don’t lie, soccer fans. Your head dropped in despair in the 82nd minute Monday night, and that red, white and blue top hat tumbled onto the carpet. You could almost hear the entire nation groan as Ghana’s relentless, game-long pressure finally broke an hour and a half of ...

  • Senior 17ers split with Salina Manko44.phatch

    After a disappointing first game during Friday night’s doubleheader against Salina Falcons at Norvell Field, assistant coach Ryan Wilkinson implored his team to play with more energy in Game 2. It worked, as the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers fought through the second game and won 8-4 after losing ...

  • Area runners compete in Poyntz Mile

    It was a good night for running on Friday at the seventh annual Poyntz Avenue Mile. And despite a headwind that hampered the times, both races were competitive and the citizen’s race offered a little bit of everything for the spectators on both sides of the street. Randy Wasinger ...

  • Cameron: Passion for soccer grows in U.S. Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    It has seemed almost a law of the universe…like, forever. The rest of the planet is crazy for soccer, and the United States merely yawns. When the 2014 World Cup opened in Brazil this week, was anyone surprised that a couple hundred K-State students from that country packed Tanner’s ...

  • Manko Jrs split with Kansas Senators

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers earned a split on the road against the Kansas Senators Thursday night in Topeka, after rain took away the team’s lone scheduled home games on Tuesday and forced a change in venue. Despite the added travel, the 17ers took Game 1 from the ...

  • Bikers make a stop in Manhattan Sullivanshorz.phatch

    Cycling enthusiasts from far and wide made their way through Manhattan Wednesday for a much-needed pit-stop at Blue Earth Plaza as more than 800 bikers continued their participation in this year’s Bike Across Kansas event. This year’s route totals 555 miles and started at the Colorado border in the southwest ...

  • Seventh Poyntz Mile set for Friday

    In six years, Susan Melgares has seen the Poyntz Avenue Mile road race grow. On Friday, she hopes cooler temperatures and a strong field of competitors will give the community a fun night down a mile-long strip of Manhattan’s business district. “We’ve had some years where it’s ...

  • Flint Hills Soccer Club to conduct tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club, with teams for area youth ranging from age 6 and up, will hold tryouts for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 teams, beginning this weekend. The tryouts start this Saturday, June 14, and continue on June 21 and June 28. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born on or after Aug. 1, 2004) will ...

  • Manhattan Optimist Moxie compete in Wamego

    In a makeshift tournament due to the rain, the Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie played two pool play games and then competed in a four-team single elimination tournament this past weekend at home.  In the opening game, Moxie was successful with a 6-2 over the Lady Indians of Manhattan. All ...

  • Marlins to host Little Apple Invite this weekend

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the annual Little Apple Invitational swim meet this Saturday and Sunday at the City Pool in City Park. Races run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with warm-ups starting at 8:30 a.m. each day. Admission is free and open to the public, with ...

  • Optimist Bullets runners-up in “Lil’ Apple”

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Bullets competed this weekend in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament, finishing in second place. Key injuries continued to handcuff the team for the second weekend in a row. After going 1-1 in pool play, the Bullets would finally have both starting pitchers ...

  • Optimist Sting earns first place

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting placed first in the “Bite Out of the Lil’ Apple” softball tournament’s 18-and-under B division this past weekend.  After rain postponed the tournament on Saturday, play resumed Sunday morning for a shortened one-day tournament in Wamego. The Sting began pool play against the Topeka ...










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