The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Aftershock softball team finished in seventh place this past weekend at the Mo-Kan USSSA C state tournament in Basehor. The Aftershock’s only losses were against the winner and runner-up in the tournament. Friday night, the Aftershock faced the KC
The Manhattan Optimist Bullets went 3-2 to finish third at the USSSA Shawnee County Slug Fest this past weekend at Lake Shawnee. In pool play, the Bullets would defeat the Topeka Fire-Storm 5-1. The Bullets would then defeat the Cyclones 15-0 and seal the top
The Manhattan 9-and-under Warriors baseball team will be conducting tryouts. Players may be 9 or younger as of May 1, 2014 to be eligible.
The third leg of the Manhattan Junior Golf Series was completed Monday at Stagg Hill Golf Course. The final leg of the four-course competition will be July 8 at the Manhattan Country Club. The championship tournament is July 18-19 at the Country Club. Ages 14-17, boys
The dominant individual athlete of recent years won again Sunday, and as usual, few noticed. That’s the nature of excellence in women’s golf. For Inbee Park, the four-shot victory in the U.S. Women’s Open was her third major championship since late
After dropping their first game on Sunday, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers salvaged a split with a win in Game 2, finishing the weekend in St. Joseph, Mo., with a 3-1 record. Against Next Level baseball in the day’s second game, Manhattan got
After a tough mid-week loss to the KC Bullets earlier this week, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers rebounded nicely this weekend with a pair of wins on Friday afternoon at the Missouri State Western showcase. Manhattan earned a come-from-behind win in Game 1 before
In the realm of high-school athletics, two brothers playing for the same team is not uncommon. But more often than not, enough of an age or talent gap exists that one ends up on the bench or playing JV while the other plays a more
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers couldn’t finish a strong start Thursday night on the road against the Salina Eagles in a 7-2 loss at Dean-Evans Stadium. Manhattan held a 2-0 lead after the third inning and remained tied with Salina 2-2 going
Through the first two innings of Tuesday’s game against the Kansas City Bullets, things were OK for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Through the first two innings, the 17ers trailed 3-2, but the game unfolded as the Bullets scored 16 runs in two
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