The Dynamite competed in the March Madness tournament this past weekend in Topeka, winning both of their pool games and their first game in bracket play before losing to the KC Eclipse in the championship game. Team members include Jaylie Thornton, LaNajia Sanders, Liz Wilson,
Members of the Manhattan Marlins recently attended the Missouri Valley Division-II West Championships in Lee’s Summit, Mo., last weekend. Jordan DeLoach took second in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 100 backstroke. Kelly Wichmann was seventh in 200 free, first in 100 breast, second in200 breast,
The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department held the seventh annual Hot Shot Basketball Competition this past Saturday at City Auditorium. The contest, which involves shooting baskets from specified points on the court in a limited amount of time, was open to all boys and girls
Mitch Munsen of Manhattan won the district championship free-throw contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus recently, winning the 11-year-old division by making 23 out of 25. Munsen went on to take fifth place in the regional championship last weekend at Jefferson West High School in Meriden.
Mike Adams scored a hole-in-one on Saturday at Stagg Hill Golf Club on the second hole. Adams used an 8-iron from 143 yards out, with Phil Adams witnessing. It was his fourth hole-in-one.
Bob Hartenstein picked up a hole-in-one on Monday at Stagg Hill Golf Club. The 76-year-old took advantage of the warm January weather to get out and put the ball in on one shot on the 17th hole of the course. He used a 7-wood from 104
The Body First juniors tennis team won its match against Wood Valley in Topeka 48-37 this past weekend. Players involved were: 12-and-under Kira Schartz, Carter Wiens and Carson Gido; 10-and-under Robert Zhang, Dil Ranaweera, Joanna Park, Maura Wiens, Claire Shamburg, and Jordan Stegeman; and 8-and-under
Five members of the Manhattan Cross Country Club competed Saturday at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Luke Wichman led the contingent with a seventh-place finish in the 11-year-old division. Wichman’s time was 11:31.9 for 3,000 meters. Harris DeNoble placed 62nd
The Manhattan Thunder won the Voodoo Dolls Classic Basketball tournament on Sunday in Alma. The sixth-grade Thunder went undefeated in pool play, beating the Wamego Raiders 29-14 and the Wabaunsee Chargers 42-10. In the championship game, the Thunder beat the Capital City Kings 30-14. The
Scott Willbrant had a hole-in-one on Stagg Hill’s No. 17 on Thursday. Willbrant holed the 177-yard shot with a four iron and was playing with Jim Mathewson, Larry Wolfe and Bruce Butler.
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