The Manhattan Optimist Fury 14-and-under softball team finished fifth at the Adair Summer Finale last weekend in Gardner. The Fury opened pool play with a 4-0 loss to the Topeka Frenzy. Sydney Hefty, Anna Batt, Lawsyn Rowden, Morgan Bettencourt and Emily Schwein all had base
As part of their All-Star Game reception, the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association presents many awards, with several of them given to local honorees. Ray Kujawa, Anthony Middle School girls’ basketball coach, was presented with the 2015 KBCA middle school girls’ basketball coach of the year award.
The Manhattan Optimist Prime fastpitch softball team played in the Adair Finale in Kansas City last weekend. The first pool play game was a 5-4 loss to Salina Stealth, who eventually won the upper flight tournament. Grace Suther pitched and Makayla Tegtmeier caught all weekend
The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch went 3-2 in games played recently at Markey Park in Benton, Mo., and at Mid-America in Kansas City, Kan. The Moxie started by winning the first two games of pool play. In the first game of the tourney,
Ending their four-game run at the KU Showcase in Lawrence over the weekend, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers sputtered to the finish line against the KC Elite Navy on Sunday, losing 9-0. The 17ers were shutout through the run-rule shortened five-inning game while logging
The Sweet Heat 12-and-under team traveled to Salina this past weekend. The Sweet Heat started with pool play on Saturday, with an 8-5 win against the Great Bend Quicksilver. Next up for the Sweet Heat was a 9-2 loss to the Beloit Blaze,
The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under team finished out its first season by competing in the Tie-Dye Tournament in Rose Hill this past weekend. The Diamonds won their first game against the Green Magic, 9-7, with pitcher Ava Widman finishing with two strikeouts and Addi Cox
As Dustin Morris reached the green in two shots on No. 16 during his final round at the fourth-annual Colbert Charity Classic Saturday afternoon, he felt like he was in pretty good shape. He could two-putt his way to a birdie and would have at least
After dropping a pair of games on Thursday, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers rallied back to win a game on Friday at the KU Showcase in Lawrence. The 17ers got down to business early on Friday against Ralston Valley, Co., scoring four runs in
Opening play at the KU Showcase, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers lost a pair of games at Hoglund Ballpark on Thursday. The 17ers were run-ruled by the JoCo Cavaliers, 12-1, before dropping a back-and-forth game against Building Champions, 9-5. Manhattan started the day with
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