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  • 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

  • General Activities | June 14, 2012

    Manhattan Optimist Sting places third

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 14-and-under fastpitch softball team placed third this weekend in the Bite Outta the Lil’ Apple tournament in Manhattan. The Sting won their first pool game against the Extreme 8-0 on Saturday before losing two very hard fought games against the Topeka

  • General Activities | June 14, 2012

    Marlins select a new coach

    The Manhattan Marlins recently announced the hiring of a new head coach, and the new hire is excited for the opportunity. Rob Putnam takes over the command of Manhattan’s USA Swimming-sanctioned club team and replaces previous head coach Ben Skutnik. The Marlins’ feature a

  • General Activities | June 13, 2012

    Junior 17ers ready for tournament

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers go into this weekend’s tournament in Kansas City with games under their belts and good vibes. The 17ers opened the summer season last weekend at home with a semifinal appearance in the Tournament of Champions at Tointon

  • General Activities | June 13, 2012

    Coynes win Budweiser Open

    Chris and Paul Coyne birdied the second playoff hole to win the 22nd Annual Budweiser Open at Stagg Hill Golf Club this past Sunday. They shot 14-under par in the two-man scramble, finishing with a scored of 123. They beat Matt Bigham and RJ Trumbley in

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    BD Sting wins at Clay Center

    Last weekend, the 16-and-under BD Sting traveled to Clay Center to compete in a two-day fastpitch softball tournament, taking first in a mix of U18 and U16 teams. The BD Sting went 1-2 playing the U18 teams, losing two close games to Salina teams, but

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Bullets finish third in Cap City Showdown

    The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team competed in the Cap City Showdown NIT tournament in Topeka this past weekend. The Bullets went 2-2-1 to place third. The Bullets’ first pool game was against the Topeka Lunachix. Down 3-0 in the last inning, singles

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Junior 17ers end TOC with 12-2 loss

    Things started well for the American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers Sunday morning in Tointon Family Stadium, but it didn’t take long for momentum to shift — drastically. The Blue Valley Huskies unloaded in the top of the second and didn’t look back, handing

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Optimist X-Plosion takes fifth place

    The Manhattan Optimist X-Plosion competed at the Capital City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka and finished with a 1-3 record to take fifth place. The X-Plosion lost to the Topeka Pink Thunder on Saturday but rebounded to defeat the Lawrence Lightening 8-2 before losing

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Optimist Lady Indians sixth at Columbia

    The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians placed sixth in a strong field at the Columbia (Mo.) Challenge softball tournament this past weekend. The 12-and-under squad finished with a 1-4 record — the four losses coming by a combined five runs. In Saturday’s pool play, the Lady


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