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  • Optimist Bullets begin season in Lawrence

    The Optimist Bullets 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Phenix Spring Slugfest in Lawrence this past weekend. The tournament was the first event played in the Bullets’ 2014 season. The Bullets went 2-2 in pool play. The team lost to the Topeka Fire-Storm 6-4 and to the X Factor 99’s 7 ...

  • FHSC Warriors win tourney

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club’s Warriors won the boys’ 14-and-under gold division of the April Fool’s Futbol Festival last weekend in Lawrence. The Warriors stayed undefeated during the spring season and allowed just one goal in the four tournament games. In pool play, the Warriors defeated KC Fusion 3 ...

  • Royals caravan to the area cancelled

    The last leg of the Kansas City Royals caravan, scheduled for Manhattan and Fort Riley today, has been canceled due to the impending winter weather in the area. The “Salute to the Military” trip was scheduled to visit future and current members of the military in the area. ...

  • 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 ...










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