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  • 30 cowboys participate in K-State’s Bull Bash Chrisjohnston-2.phatch

    The top 10 advanced to Saturday night’s late final at Weber Arena. But the tone was set during Friday night’s first-round action of the K-State Invitational Bull Bash with six riders posting scores. In all, 30 cowboys rode both Friday and Saturday nights trying to get to the championship, or ...

  • Royals caravan coming to Manhattan, Fort Riley

    The annual Royals Caravan begins this week with stops in cities across Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Nebraska. A “Salute to the Military” trip will be Feb. 4 when the caravan visits Manhattan and Ft. Riley. Scheduled participants include Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett, Royals Hall of Famer John Mayberry ...

  • Country Club introduces new golf pro Golfpro.phatch

    New Manhattan Country Club head golf professional Blake Graham loves the challenges the sport presents. “It’s (a sport) you can never perfect,” Graham said. “I’ve played a lot of good rounds over the years. But to be perfect is not possible.” Graham, who is replacing Denny Woods, will ...

  • Kid’s baseball camp set for Jan. 20

    On Monday, Jan. 20, youth baseball players can enjoy the day off of school for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by taking part in the Future Stars Kid’s Camp, hosted by Kansas State baseball coach Brad Hill and the Wildcat coaching staff and team. The camp, for ages 6-12, ...

  • Hoop Holler ‘N Shoot semifinalists picked

    The semifinalists for the Hoop Holler ‘N Shoot compeition have been announced after they won compeititons at their schools. Boys included Brett Wilcoxson (Amanda Arnold), Toby Douglas (Bergman), Clayson Joyce (Bluemont), Benjamin Grubbs (Flint Hills Christian), Yukien Andrada (Lee), Tucker Bylkas (Manhattan Catholic School), Mitch Munsen (Marlatt), Tyler Hughston (Northview), ...

  • Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Martin Pankratz, 82, hit a hole-in-one on hole No. 2 from 140 yards out at the Stagg Hill Golf Club last Monday. The shot was made with a 3-hybrid club and was witnessed by Dennis Southwick and Larry Nelson. ...

  • Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 8

    The First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan is hosting its second annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. at the church (801 Leavenworth). The run is a 5K chip-timed race and 1.5 mile fun run/walk. Awards will be given and drawings will be held, along with dinner served after ...

  • Manhattan CC Club runners place at national meet

    Seven members of the Manhattan Cross Cross Country Club competed over the weekend at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Louisville, Ky. Madeline Purdom and Luke Wichman earned national honors with top finishes in their division. Purdom was 18th among all 11-12 year-old girls, clocking a time of 11:21 ...

  • Cross country club takes fourth

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club placed fourth among the best teams in a seven-state region at the Nike Heartland cross country regionals for high school runners Sunday this past weekend in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The squad was comprised of the seven runners who one week earlier won the Class 6 ...

  • FHSC Earthquakes take first

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club (FHSC) Earthquakes won the 13-and-under division of the Governor’s Cup this past weekend in Topeka. The Earthquakes went 3-0 in pool play by defeating the Sporting Kaw Valley United Arsenal 2-0, the Wichita Rojos 2-1 and the Topeka Select Sharks 5-0. In the championship ...

  • Cards top Red Sox 5-4, take WS lead

    ST LOUIS — The St Louis Cardinals defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series. The Cardinals won in the bottom of the ninth on a controversial call against Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who obstructed the base path of Allen ...

  • Thornton a repeat winner at Kansas City Marathon

    Manhattan resident Julie Thornton finished 34th overall at the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon, finishing as the top woman in Saturday’s race. Thornton ran a time of 3:01.41, the first woman to come across the finish line on foot. Cherie Madsen of Union, Neb., actually finished second overall, but ...










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