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Sports

  • General Activities | June 01, 2012

    Manko seniors drop opener, 9-0

    Double play.phatch

    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,

  • General Activities | May 31, 2012

    U13 Strikers win tournament

    Over Memorial Day weekend, the 13-and-under Strikers won the Patriot Cup Soccer tournament in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. They went 3-0-1 and beat the KC Strikers in the final 3-1. This is the last soccer tournament of the Spring season for the U13 boys.

  • General Activities | May 31, 2012

    U14 Indians win tournament

    The Manhattan Indians 14-and-under baseball team recently win the Manhattan Baseball Association Classic Tournament in Manhattan. The Indians won three bracket games on Sunday to win the tournament. The Indians won 5-2 over the Hogs, 11-10 over the MBA Wildcats and 10-7 over the Emporia

  • General Activities | May 31, 2012

    Junior 17ers ready for TOC

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers were just a hit away from qualifying for the state tournament in 2011. They hope to get over the hump in 2012 as they begin their season on Thursday in the Tournament of Champions. “We’re excited to get back

  • General Activities | May 31, 2012

    Senior 17ers enter season full of youth

    Their classification level says they’re the senior team, but the American Legion Manhattan Manko Senior 17ers roster will be comprised with a lot of youth this season. “We’re going to be young,” said Senior coach Luke Snyder. “We don’t have a whole

  • General Activities | May 31, 2012

    11U Titans win tournament

    The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under baseball team won the championship of the AA division at the Hawaiian Hitfest tournament in the Kansas City metro area the weekend of May 19-20. The Titans went 6-0 on the weekend. In pool play, they beat the Slammers 14-0, the

  • General Activities | May 31, 2012

    Optimist Aftershock go 2-5 in tournaments

    Over the weekend, the Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 14-and-under fast pitch softball team went 1-2 in the Council Grove tournament on Saturday and 1-3 in Clay Center on Sunday.  The Aftershock opened play Saturday, suffering a 10-1 loss to the Chase County Explosion.  On

  • General Activities | May 29, 2012

    Bullets third at Memorial Day tourney

    The Optimist Bullets 12U fastpitch softball team competed in the Cap City Memorial Day tournament in Topeka. The Bullets went 3-2 over the weekend and were awarded third place. The Bullets defeated the Topeka Firestorm 3-1 in their first game. Rachel Allen pitched the win

  • General Activities | May 29, 2012

    Lasers play in KC tournament

    Over the weekend, the Manhattan Optimist Lasers 18-and-under fast pitch softball team recorded five wins and three losses and finished in a tie for seventh place in a very competitive 17 team tournament in Kansas City. The Lasers opened pool play Saturday evening with a 2-0

  • General Activities | May 28, 2012

    Optimist X-Plosion take third at Lake Shawnee

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under X-Plosion competed in the “Bringn’ the Heat” tournament at Lake Shawnee this past weekend in Topeka. The X-Plosion recorded a 2-3 record to finish third. On Saturday, the X-Plosion defeated the Bandettes 12-5 with pitcher Grace Suther recording the win with


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