Sports

  • General Activities | June 20, 2012

    Ward leads Colbert Classic

    The first round of the Colbert Charity Classic at Colbert Hills brought windy conditions that made it tough to shoot a low score on Wednesday. Texas Tech alum and 2011 Adams Golf Pro Tour Series Rookie of the Year Chris Ward was one of just eight

  • General Activities | June 20, 2012

    Senior 17ers defeat Topeka for first win

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko Senior 17ers recorded their first win of the season on Tuesday, defeating the Topeka Stars 9-7 at Norvell Field in Manhattan. Manko (1-4) trailed 3-1 after five innings, but its offense erupted in the sixth inning, scoring six runs to

  • General Activities | June 20, 2012

    Manko Jrs. split at Salina

    It was a long Tuesday night for the American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers on the road in Salina, but the American Legion squad ended it on a high note. Manko was run-ruled in the first game of the double header 12-4 in five innings,

  • General Activities | June 19, 2012

    Optimist Aftershock competes locally

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament this past weekend in Manhattan.  The Aftershock lost the first game against the Topeka Red Hots 15-7.  Olivia Lee took the loss with Jayden Weers pitching

  • General Activities | June 19, 2012

    Optimist X-Plosion takes third

    The Manhattan Optimist X-Plosion took third place in the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament this past weekend in Manhattan. The X-Plosion started off the tournament in pool play by dropping their first game 8-1 to the Chapman Irish Inferno. Hits by Suther, Miller and

  • General Activities | June 19, 2012

    Colbert Charity Classic to benefit 11 local charities

    The Colbert Charity Classic will be benefiting 11 different local charities during the Pro-Am and Adams Golf Pro Tour Series tournaments this week at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Those organizations include, the Boy Scouts of America — Konza District, the Brad Heyka Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund, Fairy

  • General Activities | June 14, 2012

    Colbert Hills to host pro tournament

    It’s been 12 years since Colbert Hills Golf Course opened in Manhattan, and this week the course will reach a milestone when it hosts its first ever professional tournament. Thanks to a collaborative effort from the Kansas State University Golf Course Management and Research Foundation

  • General Activities | June 14, 2012

    Junior 17ers go 2-2 in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Manko 17-and under 17ers came out even from the 3and2 Wood Bat Tournament hosted in Kansas City over the weekend. The 17ers finished the tournament 2-2 and according to head coach Dan Rumsey, his team started strong, but ended the weekend on a

  • General Activities | June 14, 2012

    Bullets win home tournament

    The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team won first place in their division of the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament this past weekend in Manhattan.  The Bullets went 3-0 in pool play and 3-0 in bracket to finish the tournament undefeated. In pool

  • General Activities | June 14, 2012

    Lasers second in Manhattan tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Lasers 18-and-under fastpitch softball team went 5-1 over the weekend to finish second in the Manhattan Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament.  The Lasers opened pool play on Saturday with a 11-0 win over the Colorado Bulldogs.  Breanna Foster had


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