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  • Biller, Team USA take gold at Maccabiah Games Biller (2).phatch

    When Jacob Biller made the cut for Team USA at the 19th annual Maccabiah Games earlier this summer, he knew he was in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Israel. But even he couldn’t have predicted just how wild a trip it would turn out to be. After starting the ...

  • Aftershock holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-Under softball team is having tryouts on Monday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 21, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  For more information contact Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett at 785-313-1882. ...

  • Sign-up now open for Manhattan CC Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is now accepting registration for the 2013 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 26. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Northeast Community Park or Anneberg Park. ...

  • Marlins compete in championships

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team concluded the 2013 summer season by competing in three championship meets at the end of July. At the Central Section Region VIII Championships in Columbia, Mo., from July 17-20, Pilar Dritz went up against 650 swimmers from throughout the Midwest, swimming the 800-meter freestyle, the 200 freestyle, 200 back ...

  • Rock Creek named co-Legion champs

    The Westmoreland-Rock Creek senior American Legion team was named co-state champions of the AA division in Pratt last week. Rock Creek started the tournament with a loss to Ellis, 1-0, and fell into the loser’s bracket. It defeated Pratt 10-2 and then Concordia 5-0. Rock Creek defeated Thomas More ...

  • Catlin, Jensen win Little Apple Open

    Cody Catlin and Cory Jensen shot 189 in three days to win the Little Apple Open Aug. 2-4. Players competed at the Manhattan Country Club, Stagg Hill Golf Club and Colbert Hills. Catlin and Jensen took the championship flight by two strokes, while Ken Goff and Ben Fair were second at 191, ...

  • Lindsey chases his UFC dream Fight.phatch

    Clark Kent prefers the Daily Planet. Jake Lindsey, well, he likes the library. Either way, both are pretty super in their other life. For Lindsey, the other life is in an octagon, caged with walls of metal chain-link fence where he’s been nothing short of super as a mixed ...

  • Wilk balances life as businessman, trainer, fighter Close.phatch

    Joe “The Nose” Wilk remembers when there were no gloves, no weight classes and very few rules. And Wilk has survived, despite the archaic beginnings of mixed martial arts. “I got in really early and I think that’s kind of the secret to my success,” said Wilk, who owns ...

  • Champs crowned at Kaw Valley

    Jacobs Crawley was in Manhattan for about 90 minutes Saturday night. That’s all he needed to come away with a share of the saddle bronc title at the Kaw Valley Rodeo, riding Summer Wages for a score of 79. He tied with Casey McGooden (Doniphan, Neb.) and Ryan Bestol (Hyannis, Neb.), ...

  • Hall still going strong after 51 years Rodeo 5.phatch

    Dell Hall couldn’t imagine doing much else. The longtime stock contractor for Manhattan’s Kaw Valley Rodeo said it’s better than hauling hay and digging postholes for a living. A stock contractor since 1961, Hall is pretty good at it too, hauling his world-class livestock around the country and ...

  • Senior 17ers end season with loss

    After losing to the Leavenworth Diamond Jaxx in 11 innings on Wednesday, the season came down to one game for the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers. Unfortunately for the 17ers, an early six-run deficit was too much to overcome in a 6-5 loss in the AAA Zone finals in Leavenworth. ...

  • Friday’s rodeo results

    Jake Brown — from Hillsboro, Texas — scored an 82 on Friday night, taking the top spot after two performances in the bareback event. Matt Crumpler scored a 69. In saddle bronc, it was just Ty Hamm (Fort Scott), who came away with a score, posting a 74 atop the horse Stuart Little. Nobody recorded ...







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