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  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Optimist X-Plosion takes fifth place

    The Manhattan Optimist X-Plosion competed at the Capital City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka and finished with a 1-3 record to take fifth place. The X-Plosion lost to the Topeka Pink Thunder on Saturday but rebounded to defeat the Lawrence Lightening 8-2 before losing

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Optimist Lady Indians sixth at Columbia

    The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians placed sixth in a strong field at the Columbia (Mo.) Challenge softball tournament this past weekend. The 12-and-under squad finished with a 1-4 record — the four losses coming by a combined five runs. In Saturday’s pool play, the Lady

  • General Activities | June 12, 2012

    Lasers second at Topeka tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Lasers 18-and-under fastpitch softball team went 4-1 over the weekend to finish second in the Capitol City Showdown in Topeka.  The Lasers opened pool play on Saturday by overcoming an early five-run deficit to defeat the Topeka Splash 13-5.  Aubrey

  • 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


    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


    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

    Manhattan out@third.phatch

    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

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