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  • General Activities | May 17, 2016

    Optimist Sweet Heat wins in Wichita

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat played in Wichita this weekend in an ASA 12-and-under “C” tournament with a 12-team bracket. The Sweet Heat faced the Lady Crushers and came out on top, 11-3. They then played The Twisters, winning 14-2. Saturday’s final game of

  • General Activities | May 09, 2016

    Manhattan Diamonds win two in Shawnee

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under softball team played in the MSP Love Mother’s Day Tournament in Shawnee over the weekend, finishing with a 2-2 record. The Diamonds won their first game Friday against the Liberty Royals, 10-3, with pitchers Jaden McGee and Emersyn Colby combining

  • General Activities | May 03, 2016

    Optimist Xtreme wins Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12UB team won four games and tied one this past weekend to win the Spring Slam in Manhattan. On Saturday, pitcher Toree Hoobler allowed one hit, as the Xtreme beat the Chapman Irish, 14-2. In the next game, Sophia Haverkamp allowed

  • General Activities | April 28, 2016

    Gritton scores hole-in-one

    Casey Gritton got a hole-in-one on April 19 at Colbert Hills’ par-3 course. Gritton’s hole-in-one came on the fourth hole and he used a 7-iron. Mitch Munsen and Jake Cox witnessed Gritton’s accomplishment.

  • General Activities | April 26, 2016

    Real Kansas United to merge with Sporting Kaw Valley

    Real Kansas United has decided to merge with Sporting Kaw Valley, an official Academy Affiliate for Sporting Kansas City. The move expands opportunities for youth soccer players across northeast Kansas with the new club providing services to more than 2,500 youth soccer players between the ages

  • General Activities | April 19, 2016

    Manhattan Diamonds open season

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under softball team started its second season by competing in Hutchinson at the Battle of the Rings Tournament this past weekend.  The Diamonds lost their first game against the Derby Lightening, 9-1, with pitchers Ava Widman earning five strikeouts and Addi

  • General Activities | April 03, 2016

    Bath’s love of hunting brings new rewards


    Jim Bath just wanted to be better. After 25 years of bow hunting, something was missing. Bath, who outfitted and flew hunters to Alaska during the 1970s and 80s, said something changed during one flight. “One of the big turning points I had was I was

  • General Activities | March 08, 2016

    CHIEF concludes season with top-3 finish at nationals

    Manhattan CHIEF — the regional high-school-age homeschool boys basketball team — claimed a top-three finish in the National Division II Christian Homeschool Association postseason tournament last Saturday night in McPherson. The first game of the tournament for Manhattan CHIEF was on Friday night, where CHIEF won 49-46

  • General Activities | March 02, 2016

    CHIEF boys goes 2-1 at KCAA tournament

    Manhattan CHIEF — the regional high-school-age homeschool boys basketball team — went 2-1 and claimed fifth place at the Kansas Christian Athletic Association statewide 2A level basketball tournament last weekend in Wichita.  Manhattan concluded the tournament with a come-from-behind, 68-63 overtime-victory over the St. Johns Military

  • General Activities | March 02, 2016

    Marlins compete at district championship

    The Manhattan Marlins had 30 swimmers represented at the 2016 Missouri Valley District Championships in Wichita last month.  Sydney Shaffer, Egan Dritz and Blaise Hayden had some outstanding races.  The Marlins then had 23 swimmers participate in the 2016 MVS Championships, Feb 19-21, where the team finished 16

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