General Activities

  • Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 8

    The First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan is hosting its second annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. at the church (801 Leavenworth). The run is a 5K chip-timed race and 1.5 mile fun run/walk. Awards will be given and drawings will be held, along with dinner served after ...

  • Manhattan CC Club runners place at national meet

    Seven members of the Manhattan Cross Cross Country Club competed over the weekend at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Louisville, Ky. Madeline Purdom and Luke Wichman earned national honors with top finishes in their division. Purdom was 18th among all 11-12 year-old girls, clocking a time of 11:21 ...

  • Cross country club takes fourth

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club placed fourth among the best teams in a seven-state region at the Nike Heartland cross country regionals for high school runners Sunday this past weekend in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The squad was comprised of the seven runners who one week earlier won the Class 6 ...

  • FHSC Earthquakes take first

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club (FHSC) Earthquakes won the 13-and-under division of the Governor’s Cup this past weekend in Topeka. The Earthquakes went 3-0 in pool play by defeating the Sporting Kaw Valley United Arsenal 2-0, the Wichita Rojos 2-1 and the Topeka Select Sharks 5-0. In the championship ...

  • Cards top Red Sox 5-4, take WS lead

    ST LOUIS — The St Louis Cardinals defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the World Series. The Cardinals won in the bottom of the ninth on a controversial call against Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks, who obstructed the base path of Allen ...

  • Thornton a repeat winner at Kansas City Marathon

    Manhattan resident Julie Thornton finished 34th overall at the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon, finishing as the top woman in Saturday’s race. Thornton ran a time of 3:01.41, the first woman to come across the finish line on foot. Cherie Madsen of Union, Neb., actually finished second overall, but ...

  • LASC Cyclones win tourney

    The Little Apple Soccer Club (LASC) Cyclones won the 11-and-under girls purple division of the Midwest All-Girls Tournament this past weekend at the Overland Park Soccer Complex. The Cyclones went 3-0 in pool play winning games 3-1, 4-0 and 5-1 against the Topeka Select Tornados, Puma FC Belgium, and KCU ...

  • Thunder boys basketball to have tryouts Sunday

    Manhattan Thunder sixth grade boys basketball team will be conducting a tryout on Sunday, Oct. 20 at City Auditorium from 3-5 p.m. The tryout is open to anyone interested. For more information, contract Cameron Banning at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\ ...

  • Marlins’ annual swim meet is this weekend

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team is hosting its annual Monster Splash meet this Saturday and Sunday at the K-State natatorium. Admission is free. The morning session starts at 9:15 each day and should end around 12:30 p.m. Afternoon sessions should start around 1:15 p.m. and end around 5 p.m. on Saturday ...

  • Holes-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Colbert Hills Golf Course had two hole-in-ones on Sunday. The first was by Kate Lock on No. 4 with a pitching wedge from 87 yards out. The shot was witnessed by Brad Lock, Rick Lohfink, Jordan Lohfink and Lauren Lohfink. The second was by Greg Finkle on No. 2 with a pitching wedge ...

  • Basketball tryouts tonight

    There will be tryouts for a fifth-grade boys baskeball team tonight at 6. This is a competitive traveling team that will play in weekend tournaments. This team is part of the Wildcat League in Manhattan. For more information, call Jeff Sturdy at (785) 313-3976. ...

  • Hole-in-one at Colbert Hills

    Jason Gallagher recorded a hole-in-one during the Manhattan Christian College annual golf tournament on the 11th hole recently at Colbert Hills. Witnesses included Greg Wilson, Toby Marks, Tom Thaemert and Maurice Benson. ...










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