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  • Harkin wins regional tournament in Omaha

    Jill Harkin won a major regional tournament, and two other Manhattan players competed with distinction at the Missouri Valley Tennis Association’s “Supers” event in Omaha, Neb., this past weekend. Harkin won the title for girls 12-and-under singles at the event, which includes the top 32 players from the five-state region ...

  • FHSC to hold open tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club is inviting area youth to participate in its open trouts for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 seasons. Tryouts will begin this weekend with boys and girls born in 2007 or after on Friday from 7-8 p.m. On Saturday, boys and girls born between 2003 and 2006 will tryout ...

  • Optimist Prime goes 0-4 in KC

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team played in the Hawaiian Hitfest in Kansas City, Missouri, this weekend. In each pool play game, the teams voted for the MVP on the opposing team. Lack of offense plagued the Prime team all weekend long. In the first game, it met ...

  • Optimist Moxie takes 2nd in OKC

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch softball team competed at the 2016 Oklahoma City Classic this past weekend, finishing 4-0 in 18B pool play and playing four games on Monday through the bracket to take second place. The Moxie finished in second behind a team from Shreveport, Louisiana. Brynn Hammett pitched ...

  • Manko wins TOC consolation game, 5-3 Manko11.mercury

    Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers coach Steve Disbrow knows his team needs to be opportunistic in order to win many games this summer. With five runs on three hits in a 5-3 win over Littleton, Colo., on Sunday morning, the 17ers made the most of what they could get offensively ...

  • Monarchs take 2nd in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 14-and-under softball team took second place in the USSSA Memorial Day NIT Lower Flight championship in the Kansas City-metro area over the weekend. The Monarchs were winless in pool play, falling to the Trojanettes (8-3), the Blues (15-3), the Renegades Blue (11-2), the Legends (7-1), the ...

  • St. Joe’s logs 15 singles in run-rule win over Manko Manko10.mercury

    Just a day removed from a 15-0 blowout loss to Bellevue West Thursday at the Manhattan Tournament of Champions, Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers manager Steve Disbrow was hoping for a resurgence from his team Friday against St. Joe’s (Mo.) Post 11. That, however, is not what Disbrow got. Instead, ...

  • 17ers drop TOC opener Bollman.mercury

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers started their weekend hosting the Tournament of Champions with a 15-0 loss to Bellevue West in their first pool play game Thursday night at Tointon Family Stadium. Manhattan struggled both offensively and defensively against an older and more experienced team in Bellevue in the ...

  • All-MEL baseball released

    The Flint Hills region was well-represented in this year’s all-Mid East League team, with six athletes named to the all-league team while four more were honorably mentioned. Rock Creek had the most all-league members of any of the league’s six schools, with Tucker Gehrt, Justin Reiss, Caleb Rogge ...

  • Optimist Prime goes 1-6 in debut

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team made its debut for the 2016 softball season at South Lakes Softball complex in Wichita.  Facing tough competition was made more complicated by a lack of practices. The team hadn’t worked much together because of high school softball and rainy weather. ...

  • 17ers open season with run-rule win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers opened their season on the road Monday night with a 14-6 run-rule win over McPherson in seven innings. Manhattan struck quickly in the game, taking a 4-0 lead in the top of the first with all of the damage coming with two outs. The 17 ...

  • Harkins compete at district championship

    Jillian Harkin of Manhattan won the Kansas District tennis championship in girls 14-and-under singles this past weekend. Her brother, Dan Harkin, got second place on the boys’ side. Jillian easily beat three opponents - dropping only three games in six sets - to take the title in the round-robin format ...










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