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  • General Activities | April 30, 2013

    Optimist Fury plays in KC

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Fury girls softball team traveled to Olathe on Sunday to participate in the “Hit for the Cure” cancer benefit tournament. The Fury Family wore special pink jerseys to honor cancer victims. The Fury swept through three games Sunday, defeating Kansas Kayoss,

  • General Activities | April 23, 2013

    Manhattan Braves win tourney

    Despite playing up one age group, the Manhattan Braves 9-and-under baseball team won the U10 championship at the NBC Hap Dumont Tournament last weekend in Hays. The Braves lost all three of their games in pool play, but rallied back in the bracket to claim

  • General Activities | April 23, 2013

    Optimist Indians win invite

    The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians 13-and-under softball team won the U14 division of the Extreme Spring Invitational tournament this past weekend at Derby’s High Park softball complex. The Lady Indians posted a 7-0 record in two days, highlighted by Hana Tamura’s championship-winning single

  • General Activities | April 23, 2013

    FHSC Warriors go undefeated

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club’s boys 13-and-under Warriors went undefeated last weekend to take first place in the Crossroad Classic Tournament in Kansas City.  The Warriors were 4-0 in the round-robin event and gave up only two goals the entire weekend.  On

  • General Activities | April 17, 2013

    X-Plosion takes championship in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under X-Plosion fastpitch softball team went 6-0 to win the Phenix Spring Slugfest tournament championship this past weekend in Lawrence. The X-Plosion opened pool play with a 4-2 win against the KC Edge from Tonganoxie on Saturday.  The X-Plosion then faced

  • General Activities | April 17, 2013

    Synergy goes 5-1

    The Little Apple Soccer Club’s Synergy 11-and-under girls’ team went 5-1 this past weekend to win the Little Apple Spring Kick Off Tournament in Manhattan. The Synergy were 3-1 in pool play, defeating the LSSA Academy Outlaws 5-0, the Maryville Twisters 7-0, the Topeka

  • General Activities | April 15, 2013

    Midwest Yankees win tournament

    The 13-and-under Midwest Yankees won their season-opening tournament in Salina this past weekend at the 8th annual Salina Slugfest. The Yankees beat the McPherson Jr. Pups 12-2, and the Salina Irish 14-0 on Saturday. On Sunday, the Yankees defeated the Salina Diamond Backs 5-1 in

  • General Activities | April 15, 2013

    Optimist Bullets are Council Grove Champs

    The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team opened its season by going 4-0 in the USSSA “Break Out the Bats” tournament in Council Grove this past weekend. The Bullets won the championship by scoring 56 runs and allowing only four defensive runs on the day. In

  • General Activities | April 11, 2013

    Local youth competes in track and field meet

    The 2013 Manhattan Hershey track and field meet was held this past weekend at Bishop Stadium. In the boys’ age 9-10 division, Jason Moran won the softball throw and Cole Ramsey won the standing long jump. Korin Koenig won the 50 meters and Ramsey won the 100 meters.

  • General Activities | April 11, 2013

    Full Throttle takes first

    The Full Throttle softball team started its 2013 season with a first-place finish in the Bunny Hop Hitfest held in Lincoln, Neb., on March 30. The team was also selected to be pictured in the USSSA softball magazine to be featured soon. Madison Hammond and Jaycee Blazek

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