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Sports

  • 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

  • General Activities | May 28, 2012

    Lady Indians second at Hawaiian Hitfest

    The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians 12-and-under softball team placed second at the 19-team, Class B Hawaiian Hitfest tournament, held at two locations near Kansas City over the weekend. The squad’s record was 5-2 for the weekend, winning three bracket games on Sunday before falling

  • General Activities | May 28, 2012

    Bullets Compete in Hawaiian Hitfest

    The Optimist Bullets fastpitch softball team travelled to Shawnee this past weekend to compete in the USSSA Hawaiian Hitfest. . The Bullets went 1-2 in pool play and then lost their first game in the single-elimination event. Opponents awarded MVP medals to Bullet members Lawsyn Rowden,

  • General Activities | May 28, 2012

    10U Titans win tourney

    The Manhattan 10-and-under Titans baseball team won the AA division of the Hawaiian Hitfest tournament in the Kansas City metro area this weekend. The division had 20 teams. In pool play Saturday, the Titans beat the Rampage of Overland Park 9-8 and the Kansas Stix-White of

  • General Activities |Manhattan High School | May 23, 2012

    For local Special Olympics athletes, Track & Field is all about team spirit

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    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

  • General Activities | May 17, 2012

    U12 Warriors win tourney

    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

  • Area Schools |General Activities | May 14, 2012

    Fry finishes in top 20 at NCAA Regional

    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


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