The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under softball team competed in the Capital City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka. In pool play, the first opponent was the Blue Aces — the eventual tournament champion — as Moxie lost 4-2. Abby Snow and Alexis Wilson each doubled. Brynn
The Manhattan Manko 17-and-under 17ers started things off well enough Saturday night in the late game of the 21st Annual Manhattan Tournament of Champions at Norvell Field, but the good start didn’t last against the Kansas (Topeka) Mudcats. Manhattan fell 15-5 in four innings
After the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers outlasted the Kansas Crush in Friday’s first pool-play game, everyone watching Sunday’s final in bracket play expected a hotly-contested game. The championship game of the 21st Annual Manhattan Tournament of Champions lived up to the
The Manhattan Manko junior 17ers opened their season this weekend with mixed results in the 21st annual Tournament of Champions, held at Norvell Field. The 17ers began the tournament in dominating fashion Friday afternoon with a 16-2 thrashing of the Salina Hawks. Manhattan fell in
The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers managed a 3-1 record in pool play at the 21st annual Tournament of Champions at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex Friday and Saturday. They enter today’s bracket portion of the tournament as the No. 4 seed, earning a rematch
With the Kansas State baseball team hosting a NCAA regional for the first time in program history comes a change in plans for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Instead of hosting the 21st annual Tournament of Champions at one of the area’s
With six returning players, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers hope to have a solid foundation this summer. The 17ers open their season this weekend with the Tournament of Champions in Manhattan. But due to the NCAA regional at Tointon Family Stadium, all of
The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under team won the championship this past weekend at a baseball tournament in McPherson. The Titans defeated Clay Center 11-1, the Salina Nitros 8-0, the Salina Dragons 11-1, and then beat the Manhattan Rangers in the title game, 11-1. Titans players include
The Optimist 12-and-under Bullets traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA Memorial Day NIT tournament this past weekend. It was the biggest fastpitch event in the Midwest so far this season, drawing teams from all over Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas.
The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Aftershock softball team made its summer debut recently in Clay Center. The Aftershock lost to Salina Stealth, 10-0 in the first game. Makayla Tegtmeier took the loss with Olivia Lee behind the plate. Emily Brummett had the only hit.
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