Sports

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    10U Titans win tournament

    The Manhattan Titans 10-and-under baseball team won the championship of the AA division of the Capital City Showdown in Topeka this past weekend. The Titans went undefeated in six games. In pool play, they beat the Topeka Titans 16-10, the KC Phillies 20-2, and the

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Optimist Moxie plays in KC tournament

    Manhattan Optimist Moxie 16-and-under softball team traveled to the Second Annual NAMI Benefit NIT at Mid America this past weekend in Kansas City — going 1-3-1- in a 21-team field.  Moxie opened against the Brookfield Blues and finished the game in a 1-1

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Optimist Aftershock plays in Clay Center

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Clay Center Invitational this past weekend.  The Aftershock lost to the Salina Pink Panthers in their first game. There wasn’t much offense with Maigan Powers and Emily Brummett having the only two

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Flint Hills Soccer Club tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club will be conducting a series of tryouts this summer on three dates in June and July. The tryouts will be this Saturday, followed by June 15, and then another one on July 8. The tryout sessions will be in the southwest soccer

  • General Activities | June 04, 2012

    Senior 17ers drop fourth straight

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    The American Legion Manhattan Manko Senior 17ers lost their fourth straight game to begin the season on Saturday. But rather than allowing frustration to set in, Luke Snyder’s message to his team was simple: It’s time to get on the practice field and

  • General Activities | June 04, 2012

    Junior 17ers whip Boulder for 9-1 win

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    The American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers rebounded Saturday with a convincing 9-1 win against the Boulder (Colo.) Panthers in Tointon Family Stadium for the 20th Annual Tournament of Champions. The victory puts Manko at 2-2 for the tournament and in this morning’s semi-final

  • General Activities | June 04, 2012

    Manko seniors lose two on Friday

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    The American Legion Manko Senior 17ers lost a pair of games on Friday to fall to 0-3 at the Tournament of Champions. The 17ers opened the day with a 3-2 loss to the Kansas Crush, while the second game of the day was a 7-5

  • General Activities | June 04, 2012

    Manko Juniors drop a pair on Friday, losing 9-8 and 5-3

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    After beginning the 20th Annual Tournament of Champions with a Thursday win against the Salina Hawks, the American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers didn’t have the same results Friday. Manko dropped the early game of the day 9-8 to the Junction City Bluejays at

  • General Activities | June 01, 2012

    Manko juniors beat Salina, 4-3

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers opened its season Thursday night in the Tournament of Champions and did so in text-book fashion. The 17ers defeated the Salina Hawks 4-3 at Tointon Family Stadium, and for a team that only got in three practices before

  • General Activities | June 01, 2012

    Manko seniors drop opener, 9-0

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    The Hays Eagles proved to be a formidable opponent on Thursday, as the American Legion Manko Senior 17ers opened the Tournament of Champions with a 9-0 loss at Tointon Family Stadium. The Eagles opened the game with four runs in the top of the first,


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