The Manhattan Optimist Bullets concluded their summer season with the USSSA state 12-and-under B tournament in Kansas City this past weekend. The Bullets finished in seventh place among a field of 24 teams. The Bullets lost their first game in the rain to the Wichita Wave, 4
When it comes to summer baseball, playing in uncomfortably hot temperatures is part of the deal. Still, Tuesday evening’s game between the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers and the Westmoreland Post 186 Rock Creek Mustangs, which coincided with a heat warning from the National
The Manhattan 9-and-under Warriors are having tryouts July 13 from 9-11:30 a.m. at Miller Field in Manhattan City Park. It’s a fun and competitive atmosphere. The athletes must be age 9 or under on May 1, 2014 to be eligible. For more information, contact Jerald Creed (785) 313-4008.
The final leg of the Manhattan Junior Golf Series was completed Monday at the Manhattan Country Club. The championship tournament is July 18-19 at the Country Club. Ages 14-17, boys and girls, play 18 holes. All younger ages play only nine holes. Kylie McCarthy led the
Marcia Hauck had a hole-in-one on Sunday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. She used a 7 iron on hole No. 8 from 100 yards out on the par 3 course. Dana Hauck witnessed the shot.
The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians softball team won a second state championship in as many weeks, pounding the KC Panthers 10-0 in the championship game of the USSSA 14-and-under class B tournament at Mid-America Sports Complex this past weekend. Just eight days earlier, the Lady
The Manhattan Optimist Lasers 18-and-under softball team compiled a 4-2 record this past weekend at the USSSA state championships in Kansas City to take fifth place out of 18 teams. On Friday evening, the Lasers fell 4-2 in the opening round of the double-elimination tournament against
This past weekend Moxie went 2-2 in the USSSA state tournament. The Moxie notched an opening-round 5-4 win against the Wichita Lady Reds. Moxie had nine hits in the game — Alexis Wilson, Mariah Kinderknecht and Brynn Hammett each had two hits. Miranda Hemmert had a
After winning their first two games of the weekend, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers looked to be in good position in the Great Plains Shootout. But the 17ers lost their last three games, including a 5-0 loss to the Midwest BlackSox on Saturday
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers fell Friday and Saturday in the 23rd Annual Kansas Grand Slam Wood Bat Tournament in Salina. Manhattan dropped Friday’s contest against the Salina Eagles 10-2 in five innings and lost again Saturday afternoon to the Topeka Scrappers 9
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