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Sports

  • General Activities | June 12, 2013

    Salina takes twin bill from Manko Jrs.

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers struggled Tuesday night against the Salina Hawks at Norvell Field. Manhattan lost the doubleheader in a pair of run-ruled games, 14-6 and 24-5. “You just got to play with some passion and some pride,” 17ers coach Dan Rumsey

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Lasers go 2-1

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team earned a 2-1 record in pool play at the “Take a Bite Outta the Lil Apple” Tournament in Wamego this weekend. Manhattan tied for second in pool play, but Sunday’s single-elimination bracket play was cancelled because of

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Midwest Yankees win

    The 13-and-under Midwest Yankees won the NBC Hays tournament this past weekend. On Saturday, the Yankees defeated the Salina Orioles 14-3 then the Rice County Rattlers 5-4. On Sunday, the Yankees played the R.C. Rattlers and won 16-2 to get to the championship game.

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Titans take second

    The 11-and-under Manhattan Titans got second place in the NBC Hays tournament this past weekend. The Titans went 5-1 overall and lost 3-2 in the championship game to the Topeka Renegades. Manhattan defeated the Cimarron River Rattlers 10-5, Hays Grizzlies 17-0, Norton Blue Jays 10-1

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Moxie plays in home tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie softball team played in the “Take a Bite Outta the Lil Apple” tournament in Manhattan and Wamego this past weekend. The Moxie used a big first inning to defeat the Indy Storm, 10-0 in first game of pool play. 

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Aftershock competes at home tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Aftershock played in the rain-shortened “Take a Bite Outta the Lil Apple” tournament in Manhattan and Wamego this weekend. They opened with a victory over the Topeka Bobcats, 10-0. Jayden Weers got the win with Ashley Faiola was behind the plate.

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Double Play stays busy

    At this point in the season, the Manhattan Optimist 10-and-under Double Play has competed in three tournaments.  The April tournament was in Council Grove and the team placed third. Jessa Kulp was named the tournament MVP by the coaching staff.  The second tournament

  • General Activities | June 10, 2013

    Ben Lowman wins KGA Championship

    Manhattan’s Ben Lowman used a final round 4-under-par 68 to come from behind and win the 19th KGA Public Links Championship on Sunday at Auburn Hills Golf Course in Wichita. Lowman, who recently finished up his senior year on the Creighton University golf team, finished

  • General Activities | June 09, 2013

    Junior 17ers swept in road doubleheader

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers lost both games of a doubleheader Friday night at historic Rathert Stadium in Junction City. Playing the Junction City Hawks senior team, the 17ers lost the first game 9-5 and the nightcap 11-10. “I was very proud of

  • General Activities | June 05, 2013

    Topeka Stars beat Manko seniors, 6-4

    After eight consecutive innings without a run, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers almost pulled off an impressive comeback in Topeka Tuesday night. Hosted by the Topeka Stars, the two teams opted into a single nine-inning game instead of a doubleheader. Eight innings later,


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