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  • 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 ...

  • Flint Hills Attack wins tournament

    The 10-and-under Flint Hills Attack boys soccer team won the top division of the Nutmeg Tournament last weekend in Kansas City, Mo. In pool play, the Attack won 18-0 over the Wichita Sharks, 6-2 over KC Prime Elite Strikers and 5-0 over BSC Blue. In the championship game, the Attack ...

  • Bullets Spring Fling champions

    The Optimist Bullets gave an early gift to team mothers by winning the ASA Mother’s Day Spring Fling in Manhattan last Saturday.  The team went a perfect 5-0 to finish the day as event champions. The first win came in pool play against the ThunderStyx.  Rachel Duer ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Ron Tacha had a hole-in-one at Stagg Hill Golf Club on May 1, putting the ball in from 167 yards out on the par-3 No. 7hole. The feat was witnessed by Neil Horton, Mark Knackendoffel and Kelly Briggs during the Knight of Columbus Tournament. ...

  • Bullets third in Manhattan Spring Slam

    The Optimist Bullets played in the USSSA Manhattan Spring Slam this weekend. The Bullets would go 3-2 for the event, losing twice to the tournament champion. The team clinched third place for their hard efforts. In pool play the Bullets extended their season winning streak to six games with a 4 ...







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