The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers started its post-season with momentum, but faltered Tuesday night in its second game of the single-A Zone tournament in Marysville. The 17ers opened the tournament with a dominating 11-2 win against Marysville on Monday, but lost 8-0 to
Manhattan High junior-to-be golfer Cole Dillon has qualified for the 2013 USGA Junior Amateur Championship, which begins July 22 in Truckee, Calif. The USGA accepted 2,860 entries for this year’s championship. Sectional qualifying tournaments, which were played June 10-July 2 at 61 sites across the country, cut the field
The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team recorded a 4-3 record in the ASA Heartland World Series in Kansas City this past weekend. Manhattan opened play with a 4-0 victory over the Lawrence Phenix-Fyler. Blair Campbell tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out four and walking
The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under baseball team traveled to Great Bend this past weekend and competed in the NBC state championship tournament. Manhattan went 4-1 for the tournament to finish second in the open division. In pool play, the Titans defeated the Pratt Outlaws 13-0
With an undefeated weekend record heading into Sunday’s final game of the Kansas State showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were looking good after half an inning against their final opponent, The Yard out of Lee’s Summit, Mo. After taking a
Through three games at the Kansas State showcase this weekend, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers have let pitching and defense lead the way, and the returns have been positive. With a 3-0 record and just four runs allowed on the weekend, all of
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers baseball team opened the Sioux Falls Classic with a win and two losses in South Dakota over the weekend. Manhattan lost Friday’s pool-play opener 8-0 against Sleepy Eye (Minn.), but rebounded Saturday afternoon with a 10-7 win
The fifth grade Little Apple Football Association Indians will be conducting tryouts on July 15 and July 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Northeast Community Park, 680 Knox Lane in Manhattan. No tackle football history is necessary. Proper attire is t-shirt, shorts and cleats/tennis shoes. Please bring
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.
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