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  • Senior 17ers to open season tonight

    When the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers take the field tonight, it will be a little more than 48 hours since the team’s rosters became final on Sunday. But new 17ers’ coach Steve Disbrow said regardless of how much time they’ve had to get ready for the season, ...

  • Moxie opens with sweep of Clay Center

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under softball team opened this weekend with a pair of wins against Clay Center.  In the first game, the Moxie had 14 hits, including three doubles. Multiple hit games came from Blair Campbell with two singles, Brynn Hammett with a single and double, Alexis Wilson with ...

  • Manhattan Optimist Sting takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting traveled to Topeka for their first tournament and placed second in the Capitol City Showdown 18-and-under class A division. In the first game of pool play against the Topeka Thunder, Sydney Bannister led the team to a 3-0 win by striking out 13 batters. Jordan Ummel came ...

  • Aftershock takes second in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-and-under softball team opened their season with a second-place finish at the Ken Berry complex in Topeka.  They beat the Topeka Scorpions in the first game, 13-6. Ashley Faiola was the winning pitcher and leading hitters for the game were Faiola with two singles, Jayden ...

  • Steve Disbrow to coach senior 17ers

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers will have a new look when they take the field for the first game of the season Tuesday night. For the first time in seven years, the 17ers will have a new head coach leading the senior team. Steve Disbrow, a 2000 Manhattan High ...

  • Optimist 12U Double Play competes in tournaments

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play competed in two tournaments in May.  First, on May 10 at Twin Oaks, the team went 3-2. The second tournament was at Lake Shawnee where the team had two wins and two losses. At Twin Oaks, the team started with a win against the ...

  • First Presbyterian camp registration information

    First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., followed by a tennis camp June 9-10 at Body First Tennis for kindergarten through second grade (9-9:45 a.m.) and third through sixth grades (10 -11 a. ...

  • Monarchs compete in Memorial Day tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team competed in the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee Summit, Mo. The Monarchs — playing in the “C” class — opened pool play with an 11-1 loss to the Tipton (Mo.) Tigers. This was followed by a 10-0 loss to ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    There was a hole-in-one at Stagg Hill Golf Club on May 18, as Randall Steiner put one in on the second hole. Steiner used a 4-hybrid from 172 yards out. Tyler Steiner, Victor Steiner and Bert Allen all witnessed it. ...

  • First Presbyterian golf and tennis Camps

    First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Recently retired Kansas State golf coach, Tim Norris, will be the instructor. First Presbyterian will also host a tennis camp June 9-10 at Body First Tennis. ...

  • Lady Indians take fifth at Memorial Day invite

    The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians posted a fifth-place finish after compiling a 4-4 record at the USSSA Memorial Day National Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Lee’s Summit, Mo. The Lady Indians opened pool play with a 4-2 loss to the St. Joe’s Trojanette’s ‘99’s — the ...

  • Local fighter preparing for UFC debut  dsc3666.phatch

    Jake Lindsey almost walked away and got a real job, one that doesn’t involve hitting other people. But a journey that began seven years ago with one goal in mind sure seems worth it today — despite a rigorous workout schedule and barely having a dime to his name most ...







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