After beginning the 20th Annual Tournament of Champions with a Thursday win against the Salina Hawks, the American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers didn’t have the same results Friday. Manko dropped the early game of the day 9-8 to the Junction City Bluejays at
The American Legion Manhattan Manko Junior 17ers opened its season Thursday night in the Tournament of Champions and did so in text-book fashion. The 17ers defeated the Salina Hawks 4-3 at Tointon Family Stadium, and for a team that only got in three practices before
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,
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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