After eight consecutive innings without a run, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers almost pulled off an impressive comeback in Topeka Tuesday night. Hosted by the Topeka Stars, the two teams opted into a single nine-inning game instead of a doubleheader. Eight innings later,
The Manhattan Optimist BD Sting 16-and-under softball team played in the Cap City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka, finishing third. The Sting won all three games on Saturday, and then dropped the first game Sunday morning to finish pool play at 3-1, good for
The Manhattan Optimist Fury 12-and-under softball team ventured to Lincoln, Neb., this past weekend to compete in the Pitch For The Cure cancer benefit tournament. The Fury showed some rust from a three-week layoff, struggling to a 1-1-1 record in pool play on Saturday.
The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch team took fifth out of 21 teams in a Memorial Day weekend tournament in Kansas City. The Sting went 2-2-2 on Saturday and Sunday losing only by one run in both loses. The tournament was cut short on Monday
The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 14-and-under fastpitch softball team won the Topeka Capital Showdown this past weekend. The Aftershock took the first game from the Topeka Bobcats, 11-4. Jayden Weers was the winning pitcher and Makayla Tegtmeier was behind the plate. Emily Brummett led
The City of Manhattan Parks and Recreation will be conducting its Little Apple Girls Basketball Camp June 24-28 for girls who will be in grades 4-6 this fall year. The camp will be at the Manhattan High West Campus from 9:30 a.m. to noon each
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under softball team competed in the Capital City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka. In pool play, the first opponent was the Blue Aces — the eventual tournament champion — as Moxie lost 4-2. Abby Snow and Alexis Wilson each doubled. Brynn
The Manhattan Manko 17-and-under 17ers started things off well enough Saturday night in the late game of the 21st Annual Manhattan Tournament of Champions at Norvell Field, but the good start didn’t last against the Kansas (Topeka) Mudcats. Manhattan fell 15-5 in four innings
After the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers outlasted the Kansas Crush in Friday’s first pool-play game, everyone watching Sunday’s final in bracket play expected a hotly-contested game. The championship game of the 21st Annual Manhattan Tournament of Champions lived up to the
The Manhattan Manko junior 17ers opened their season this weekend with mixed results in the 21st annual Tournament of Champions, held at Norvell Field. The 17ers began the tournament in dominating fashion Friday afternoon with a 16-2 thrashing of the Salina Hawks. Manhattan fell in
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