The Optimist 12-and-under Bullets traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA Memorial Day NIT tournament this past weekend. It was the biggest fastpitch event in the Midwest so far this season, drawing teams from all over Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas.
The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Aftershock softball team made its summer debut recently in Clay Center. The Aftershock lost to Salina Stealth, 10-0 in the first game. Makayla Tegtmeier took the loss with Olivia Lee behind the plate. Emily Brummett had the only hit.
The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers opened their 2013 tournament season by winning five out of six games in the ASA Memorial Day Invitational tournament in Olathe this past weekend. The Lasers opened pool play on Saturday afternoon with a 9-3 victory over the Blue Springs (Mo.)
The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Lady Indians posted a 5-1 record in the rain-shortened ASA Memorial Day Invitational in Olathe this past weekend. The tournament was scheduled to run through Monday, but lightning and rain washed away Monday’s bracket play. The Lady Indians were winners
The Manhattan Optimist 10-and-under Starz softball team went 1-2 this past weekend at the “Bringin the Heat” tournament at Lake Shawnee in Topeka. The Starz won their first game 9-3 for their first victory of the summer season. They lost the second game 15-1 and
There will be a volleyball skills camp in Topeka on June 7, featuring guest coaches from across the midwest. Cost for the Topeka Impact Volleyball Camp is $95 and open to students entering 6th through 12th grade. Lunch and a camp t-shirt will be provided. For more
The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team was one game away from playing for the championship when severe weather forced the cancellation of the USSSA “Bringin the Heat” tournament at Lake Shawnee in Topeka this past weekend. The Bullets’ record stood at 2-0-1. They
The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians 14-and-under softball team erupted for five runs in the sixth inning to beat the Salina Pink Panthers 10-7 and win the Twin Oaks Open Saturday at Anneberg Park. The Lady Indians and Panthers exchanged the lead several times throughout the
The FHSC Attack 9-and-under boys soccer team won its fourth consecutive tournament this past weekend — taking the top division at the Nutmeg Tournament in Kansas City, Mo. The Attack won all four of their matches and outscored the competition 27-3. In pool play,
Bill Carson recorded a hole-in-one on May 7 at Colbert Hills Golf Course when he used a 7 iron from 135 yards out on hole No. 11. It was witnessed by Charlie Hughes, Dick Towers and Dave Woolfolk.
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