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  • Xtreme takes 3rd at Father’s Day NIT

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme 12-and-under B took third at the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence over the weekend. The Xtreme went 4-1 in the two-day tournament. On Saturday, the Xtreme topped the Fast N Furious 11-2. In the next game, the Xtreme came out on top 4-0 against ...

  • Yacht Club holds Father’s Day race

    The Blue Valley Yacht Club held its annual Father’s Day race on Sunday. It was a close race with only 3:41 separating the three boats in the hour-long race. The first to cross the finish line was Paul Visser with his father Chris for crew, in an elapsed time of 44:33 ...

  • Optimist Bullets 3rd in Denver 16U Open

    The Optimist Bullets 16 and under B softball team played in the “Don’t Call Me Blue” tournament in Arvada, Colorado, this weekend. Competing against 20 area elite teams, the Bullets put together a string of wins on bracket Sunday to finish third in the event. The Bullets started slowly, losing all ...

  • Monarchs place 9th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs softball team captured ninth place out of 20 teams in the Father’s Day NIT tournament in Lawrence. The Monarchs opened pool play with a 5-3 victory over the Elite Sports Academy. Macy Roever led the attack with a pair of bunt singles and Caitlin Donahue, Brittany ...

  • Diamonds compete at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds competed at the USSSA State Class C 10-and-under tournament in Topeka over the weekend. The Diamonds opened with a battle against the Patriots for their first game Saturday, earning an 8-7 win. Addi Cox pitched the first inning, and Ava Widman came in for relief, pitching ...

  • Moxie play at Father’s Day tournament

    This weekend the Manhattan Optimist Moxie competed in a Father’s Day Tournament at Clinton Lake in Lawrence, going 4-1. In Saturday action the Moxie faced Lightning Fastpitch KC in a back-and-forth game, winning 9-6. The Moxie scored five runs in the fifth inning to secure the win. Demi Kunkel ...

  • Manko goes 3-1 in Omaha pool play

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers completed pool play at the Battle of Omaha on Saturday with a 3-1 record to finish second in their group. The 17ers finished off pool play with a 13-1 win over Bryan (Nebraska) High. Manko needed just five innings to put away Bryan, getting ...

  • Flint Hills Soccer Club holding tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is holding the last session of its open tryouts for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 seasons on Saturday at Anneberg Park. The session for boys and girls born between 2003 and 2006 will run from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The session for boys and girls born between 2007 ...

  • Monarchs play in Manhattan tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 14U softball team participated in the Bite Outta the Li’l Apple tournament over the weekend, compiling an 0-4 record. The Monarchs began with a 10-6 pool play loss to the Revolution. Morgan Searle had a pair of hits, and Macy Roever, Brittany Fink, Caitlin Donahue, ...

  • Manko edges Salina, 8-7 Manko17.mercury

    For awhile on Tuesday night, it seemed like the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers mentally just weren’t in the game. But after allowing numerous runs on errors early in the game, Manko rallied with four runs in the fourth and held on to win 8-7 at Norvell Field. The ...

  • Soccer Saturdays set at Anneberg Park

    Little Apple Soccer Club will host Free Soccer Saturdays for area youth ages 6 to 13 at Frank Annenberg Park in Manhattan. The sessions will be from 9 to 10:45 a.m. every Saturday from June 18 to Aug. 9. The program, made possible by a grant from the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, is an opportunity ...

  • Manko goes 1-1 on final day of Super 16

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers went 1-1 in the final day of action in the Super 16 tournament on Sunday in Manhattan. Manko won the first game of bracket play over Rawlings Tigers 17 Orange, 9-4, to advance to the Black pool final, before losing to Inside Edge 16 Red, 6-5, to ...







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