Natasha Leininger stands ready for the baton to be pressed into her hand. Finally, she feels the cool metal and takes off running. Rounding the last curve of the track, the end in sight, her teammates cheer her on, screaming her name. As she crosses
The 12-and-under Flint Hills Soccer Club’s Manhattan Warriors boys’ team went undefeated to claim the championship of the Nutmeg Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City, Mo. In pool play, the Warriors defeated Legacy SC Manchester United 9-2, KC Milan Firestorm 4-2, and
Senior Clarke Fry of the Rockhurst University men’s golf team carded a two-under par 70 on his third and final round of the NCAA Midwest/South Central Regional Wednesday at the Jefferson City Country Club in Jefferson City, Mo. Fry finished with a final score
John Graham had a hole-in-one last Friday at the Manhattan Country Club. Graham used a nine-iron on hole No. 17 to connect on the 128-yard shot. It was witnessed by Mark Knackendoffel, Terry Holdren and Steve Baccus.
The Luckey Junior High track and field team won two of four team championships at the Blue Valley League championships last Thursday in Waterville. The Cardinals edged Washington County 142-138 to win the eighth grade boys league championship, and the seventh grade girls outdueled host
The 11-and-under girls’ Little Apple Soccer Club Herricanes placed second in the Topeka Governer’s Cup last weekend. The Herricanes (5-3) registered a 2-2 record in the tournament, while outscoring opponents 9-7 with a close 1-2 loss to Lenexa’s Arsenal team in the final.
The Manhattan Titans 10-and-under baseball team finished second in the 10-team open division Top Gun tournament in Manhattan this past weekend. In pool play, the Titans beat the Wichita Astros 10-0 and lost to the Topeka Golden Giants 10-6. In bracket play, the Titans beat
The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians 12-and-under softball team split a pair of games on Saturday before overnight rains washed out the weekend’s Wamego Spring Spectacular tournament. Amber Hildebrand threw a four-inning, three-hit gem as the Optimist Lady Indians downed the Clay Center B’s 3
The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 14-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the rain shortened Wamego Spring Spectacular tournament Saturday. The Aftershock took the first game from the Topeka Electric Storm, 9-7. Jayden Weers was the winning pitcher, bringing her to record to 1-1 for the year.&
Clarke Fry of the Rockhurst University men’s golf team will be making his fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships. Fry, a senior from Manhattan, is one of four individuals selected to compete in the 2012 NCAA Midwest/South Central
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