The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers have struggled at times this season, despite the efforts of Jake Olson’s hot bat. Olson has been on a tear with the 17ers in his second season on the junior squad. He currently boasts a team-best .426 batting
Avery Kitchel had a hole-in-one on Monday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Kitchel used a driver on hole No. 9 on the par-3 course from 75 yards. It was witnessed by Elise Wall, Caden Hickel, Madison Janosz and Faith Walter.
Kelsey McCarthy used an 8-iron on hole No. 5 at Colbert Hills Golf Course on Tuesday to record a hole-in-one. It was witnessed by Dustin Wichman, Wesley Grogan, Chad Myers and Susan Lowman.
The Manhattan 10-and-under Thunder baseball team are conducting tryouts for the 2013-14 season. For more information, contact David Batt at (785) 565-1102 or Ryan Gamble at (785) 317-4866.
The sixth grade Little Apple Football Association Indians will be conducting a tryout on Sunday, July 21, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Kansas State recreational complex fields. No tackle football history is necessary. Proper attire is t-shirt, shorts and cleats/tennis shoes. For more information
Terry Wark had a hole-in-one on Tuesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Wark used a 5-iron on hole No. 17 from 162 yards out. It was witnessed by Keith and Connie Rutlin.
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
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