• General Activities | June 25, 2013

    Optimist Lady Indians finish 13th

    The Manhattan Optimist 13-and-under Lady Indians finished 13th this past weekend at the three-day Summer Smash in Lenexa. The squad posted a 3-0-1 record to win its pool in early-round games. The Lady Indians defeated Tanel 360 Missouri 10-1, the KC Panthers 12-0 and the

  • General Activities | June 25, 2013

    Optimist Double Play competes in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist 10-and-under Double Play participated in the state tournament June 13-14 in Topeka. After losing 6-4 in their opening game against the Eudora Flames, the team bounced back with a pair of wins on Saturday. In the first game, they defeated the Garden

  • General Activities | June 24, 2013

    Area tennis players bring home trophies

    Four young Manhattan tennis players brought home trophies over the weekend from tournaments in Topeka and Kansas City. Daniel Harkin won the title in boys 14-and-under singles, while his sister Jillian won the trophy in girls 14-and-under singles at the Jayhawk Junior Open in Topeka.

  • General Activities | June 23, 2013

    Junior 17ers cruise to 26-3 rout at home

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers routed Wamego’s 16-and-under club 26-3 Saturday evening at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex. Manhattan run-ruled the game after five innings. “We knew coming in we’d be a superior team,” Manko head coach Dan Rumsey said. “So I

  • General Activities | June 23, 2013

    Senior 17ers finish 3-1 at KU showcase

    After a slow day on offense in two games Friday, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers got the bats going in their final game Saturday at the Jayhawk Classic 18U showcase. The 17ers beat the Kansas City-based Orioles Navy team 16-6, scoring 11 runs in

  • General Activities | June 21, 2013

    Senior 17ers snag a pair of wins this week

    After struggling to a winless record in Oklahoma City last weekend and watching a pair of games get rained out, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers were ready for a shot at redemption this week. That chance came on Wednesday, a day late after

  • General Activities | June 20, 2013

    Junior golf series opens at Colbert

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association opened its summer tournament series Tuesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Boys and girls above age 14 played the back nine and the par-3 course, while the younger competitors played only the par-3 course. Sisters Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy led the

  • General Activities | June 19, 2013

    Junior 17ers split twin bill

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers split a pair of games on the road Tuesday night. Facing Emporia’s 16-and-under team, the 17ers lost the opener 12-4, but rebounded in the nightcap with a 19-3 victory. Luke Stegeman led the way in Game 1 for

  • General Activities | June 19, 2013

    Titans win Mac tournament

    The Manhattan Titans 10-and-under baseball team won the McPherson Summer Slam tournament championship this past weekend. In pool play, the Titans beat the Salina Warriors 12-1 and the Hutchinson Monarchs 18-0. Then in bracket play, the Titans defeated the Russell Royals 16-1, Manhattan Force 9-1,&

  • General Activities | June 19, 2013

    Konza Crush finishes second in Salina

    The Konza Crush 9-and-under baseball team finished second in the SAYSI Be A Good Sport tournament this past Saturday in Salina. The Crush defeated the Salina Royals 16-5 and the SE Slammers 18-5, before falling to the Saline County Shockers 12-8 in the championship game.

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