Sports

  • General Activities | July 24, 2014

    Fastpitch softball team to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist 18U fastpitch softball team will have tryouts at Optimist Park on Wednesday, July 30, and Thursday, July 31, from 7-8:30 p.m. This team will include players from 15-18 years of age. For more information call Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett

  • General Activities | July 23, 2014

    17ers stay alive with 6-4 victory

    With the season on the line, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers built a four-run lead and held on to win Tuesday in Salina. The 17ers defeated the Buhler Nationals, 6-4, to advance to play Salina today at 4 p.m. The winner of that

  • General Activities | July 22, 2014

    Manko seniors go 1-1 to open Zone tourney

    After winning their first game on Monday afternoon, the Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers ran into trouble with a loss to Newton at the Class AAA Zone tournament in Salina. The 17ers opened the day with a 9-1 win over Junction City, but then

  • General Activities | July 22, 2014

    Double Play goes 3-2 in weekend tourney

    The 12-and-under Manhattan Optimist Double Play finished their season going 3-2 in a recent tournament in Augusta. The weekend started with wins against the Augusta Impact and the Wichita Elite. The third game on Saturday was a loss to the Kansas Renegades. On Sunday, the

  • General Activities | July 21, 2014

    Seniors open play in Zone

    Kordyak.phatch

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers opened postseason play today in the Class AAA Zone tournament in Salina. The 17ers played Junction City at 2 p.m., and a win would match Manhattan up against Newton at 8 p.m. All games are being played at

  • General Activities | July 20, 2014

    Gritton, Myers win junior golf tournament

    Local youth golfers from around the area competed in the Manhattan City Junior Championship Thursday and Friday, with Cole Gritton bringing home the overall boys’ championship and Macie Myers winning the overall girls’ title. The Junior Championship, the final event in the Manhattan Junior Golf

  • General Activities | July 18, 2014

    Former Wildcat Misenhelter wins Kansas Amateur

    Thanks to a final-round score of 71 Thursday, former Kansas State women’s golfer Gianna Misenhelter carded a three-round score of 219 to capture the Kansas Women’s Amateur Championship at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Misenhelter, who was a senior during the 2013-14 season, began the tournament

  • General Activities | July 18, 2014

    Manhattan Dirt Devils win title

    The 13-and-under Manhattan Dirt Devils captured the Midwest League USSSA A World Series championship, besting the Sharks of Overland Park, 3-1, on Wednesday at the Fountain Bluff complex in Liberty, Mo. The Dirt Devils went 7-0 in the tournament, which included teams from Missouri, Kansas,

  • General Activities | July 18, 2014

    Optimist EXTREME finish 4th

    The Manhattan Optimist 10-and-under XTREME placed fourth in a tournament in Augusta recently. They defeated McPherson Lady Express 13-1, Wichita Rampage 11-0 and the Derby Iron Maidens 12-1. They tied the Wichita Kansas Cannons, 0-0.  Manhattan lost to the Augusta Jets, 3-2, in the

  • General Activities | July 17, 2014

    Junior 17ers win Zone championship

    After an up-and-down regular season, the American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers are headed to state. Behind a 10-5 victory over the Junction City Jays on Wednesday, the 17ers advanced to next week’s single-A state tournament in Leavenworth against seven of the state’s


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