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  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    Optimist Lady Indians win USSSA state title

    The Manhattan Optimist Lady Indians softball team won a second state championship in as many weeks, pounding the KC Panthers 10-0 in the championship game of the USSSA 14-and-under class B tournament at Mid-America Sports Complex this past weekend. Just eight days earlier, the Lady

  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    Optimist Lasers take fifth at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Lasers 18-and-under softball team compiled a 4-2 record this past weekend at the USSSA state championships in Kansas City to take fifth place out of 18 teams. On Friday evening, the Lasers fell 4-2 in the opening round of the double-elimination tournament against

  • General Activities | July 09, 2013

    Optimist Moxie competes at state

    This past weekend Moxie went 2-2 in the USSSA state tournament. The Moxie notched an opening-round 5-4 win against the Wichita Lady Reds. Moxie had nine hits in the game — Alexis Wilson, Mariah Kinderknecht and Brynn Hammett each had two hits. Miranda Hemmert had a

  • General Activities | July 08, 2013

    Senior 17ers cap weekend with 5-0 loss

    After winning their first two games of the weekend, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers looked to be in good position in the Great Plains Shootout. But the 17ers lost their last three games, including a 5-0 loss to the Midwest BlackSox on Saturday

  • General Activities | July 07, 2013

    Junior 17ers lose two in Salina

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers fell Friday and Saturday in the 23rd Annual Kansas Grand Slam Wood Bat Tournament in Salina. Manhattan dropped Friday’s contest against the Salina Eagles 10-2 in five innings and lost again Saturday afternoon to the Topeka Scrappers 9

  • General Activities | July 07, 2013

    Senior 17ers lose Saturday opener, 2-0

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers opened their Saturday with a tough loss in Topeka, losing to the Wichita Sluggers, 2-0, in the Great Plains Shootout. The 17ers outhit Wichita 8-5, but couldn’t manage to push across a run, as the Sluggers scored

  • General Activities | July 07, 2013

    Optimist Moxie struggles at Topeka Slugfest

    Last weekend was a struggle for the Manhattan Optimist 16-and-under Moxie softball team, as it traveled to Topeka for a tournament. The Moxie lost to the Topeka Heat in the opening pool play game, 3-1. Despite leading 1-0 through the fifth inning, the Moxie gave

  • General Activities | July 07, 2013

    Manhattan Titans win state

    The Manhattan Titans 14-and-under baseball team played in the USSAA AA state championships June 28-30, coming away from Shawnee as the state champions. The Titans went 2-1 in pool play and then won their first game of bracket play, beating the Bucyrus Landsharks 7-2. Manhattan

  • General Activities | July 07, 2013

    14U baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan Force is holding a baseball tryout for ages 10, 11, 12 and 14 for next year’s season. The tryouts will be at Cico Green baseball fields on July 11 at 6:30 p.m. The team will play competitive baseball throughout the 2013-14 season.

  • General Activities | July 07, 2013

    9U baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan Aggies 9-and-under baseball team will be conducting tryouts today and Friday, July 12 at Wilson Field in City Park. Today’s tryout is slated for 3:30 p.m., while Friday’s will take place at 7 p.m. Eligible players must be age 9 or younger as

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