The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers fell Friday and Saturday in the 23rd Annual Kansas Grand Slam Wood Bat Tournament in Salina. Manhattan dropped Friday’s contest against the Salina Eagles 10-2 in five innings and lost again Saturday afternoon to the Topeka Scrappers 9
The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers opened their Saturday with a tough loss in Topeka, losing to the Wichita Sluggers, 2-0, in the Great Plains Shootout. The 17ers outhit Wichita 8-5, but couldn’t manage to push across a run, as the Sluggers scored
Last weekend was a struggle for the Manhattan Optimist 16-and-under Moxie softball team, as it traveled to Topeka for a tournament. The Moxie lost to the Topeka Heat in the opening pool play game, 3-1. Despite leading 1-0 through the fifth inning, the Moxie gave
The Manhattan Titans 14-and-under baseball team played in the USSAA AA state championships June 28-30, coming away from Shawnee as the state champions. The Titans went 2-1 in pool play and then won their first game of bracket play, beating the Bucyrus Landsharks 7-2. Manhattan
The Manhattan Force is holding a baseball tryout for ages 10, 11, 12 and 14 for next year’s season. The tryouts will be at Cico Green baseball fields on July 11 at 6:30 p.m. The team will play competitive baseball throughout the 2013-14 season.
The Manhattan Aggies 9-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts today and Friday, July 12 at Wilson Field in City Park. Today’s tryout is slated for 3:30 p.m., while Friday’s will take place at 7 p.m. Eligible players must be age 9 or younger as
The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers opened Salina’s 23rd Annual Kansas Grand Slam Wood Bat Tournament Thursday with a pair of losses. Manhattan suffered a close defeat early in the day against the Topeka Gorillas, 8-7, and lost again Thursday night to the
Every team needs a leader, and the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers seem to have one in third baseman Isaac Leon. Leon, who will be a junior at Manhattan High this fall, is in his second year with the summer team that opened play
In the first matchup with the KC Bullets this summer, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were routed 19-2 in their worst loss of the season. In Tuesday’s rematch in Kansas City, Manhattan kept the score much closer, but still couldn’t muster
The Flint Hills Soccer Club will be conducting tryouts on Saturday, July 6 at the Anneberg Park soccer fields. Boys and girls ages 6-10 (born on or after Aug. 1, 2003) will tryout from 5:30-7 p.m. Boys and girls ages11 and older (born on or after Aug. 1, 1999)
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.