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  • Real Kansas United to merge with Sporting Kaw Valley

    Real Kansas United has decided to merge with Sporting Kaw Valley, an official Academy Affiliate for Sporting Kansas City. The move expands opportunities for youth soccer players across northeast Kansas with the new club providing services to more than 2,500 youth soccer players between the ages of 3-18 across Manhattan, Topeka ...

  • Manhattan Diamonds open season

    The Manhattan Diamonds 10-and-under softball team started its second season by competing in Hutchinson at the Battle of the Rings Tournament this past weekend.  The Diamonds lost their first game against the Derby Lightening, 9-1, with pitchers Ava Widman earning five strikeouts and Addi Cox adding two.  Leading ...

  • Bath’s love of hunting brings new rewards Archery1.mercury

    Jim Bath just wanted to be better. After 25 years of bow hunting, something was missing. Bath, who outfitted and flew hunters to Alaska during the 1970s and 80s, said something changed during one flight. “One of the big turning points I had was I was flying around and I was ...

  • CHIEF concludes season with top-3 finish at nationals

    Manhattan CHIEF — the regional high-school-age homeschool boys basketball team — claimed a top-three finish in the National Division II Christian Homeschool Association postseason tournament last Saturday night in McPherson. The first game of the tournament for Manhattan CHIEF was on Friday night, where CHIEF won 49-46 over the defending national champion ...

  • CHIEF boys goes 2-1 at KCAA tournament

    Manhattan CHIEF — the regional high-school-age homeschool boys basketball team — went 2-1 and claimed fifth place at the Kansas Christian Athletic Association statewide 2A level basketball tournament last weekend in Wichita.  Manhattan concluded the tournament with a come-from-behind, 68-63 overtime-victory over the St. Johns Military Academy Muleskinners.  Junior Dylan ...

  • Marlins compete at district championship

    The Manhattan Marlins had 30 swimmers represented at the 2016 Missouri Valley District Championships in Wichita last month.  Sydney Shaffer, Egan Dritz and Blaise Hayden had some outstanding races.  The Marlins then had 23 swimmers participate in the 2016 MVS Championships, Feb 19-21, where the team finished 16th overall and fourth place ...

  • Kansas Nets play in Wamego tourney

    The Kansas Nets sixth grade boys basketball team from Manhattan won the Wamego Basketball Association tournament last Saturday.  The Nets opened pool play with a 49-38 win over Riley Count and then defeated Wamego 49-39 to advance to the finals.  In the championship game, the Nets led wire-to-wire ...

  • United volleyball team wins in Hutchinson

    The United 13-and-under Konza volleyball club team from Manhattan competed at the “In It To Win It” tournament in Hutchinson recently. United dominated the eight-team field by winning nine out of 10 sets. The team swept bracket play to earn first place. The team is made up of seventh graders from ...

  • Cameron: OK, we called this one Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Journalists who go out on a limb and get a story exactly correct when the whole world seems to be saying the opposite, well… We try to remain relaxed and humble about it. But we aren’t. Hell, no, we throw our arms in the air, shout ...

  • Royals sign OF Alex Gordon to $72 million, 4-year deal Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With a cold wind blowing outside and the warmth of spring training still more than a month away, Alex Gordon walked into the home clubhouse of Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday and grinned. He was home. And he will be for a while. The All-Star outfielder signed a $72 ...

  • Rose deserves a fair shot at Hall of Fame Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Forgive me for stepping outside the good cheer of the season, just for a few minutes. But I’m angry. Or maybe frustrated is a better word. The event that just lit me up once again was the announcement by Major League Baseball czar Rob Manfred that Pete Rose’s ...

  • Cameron: Free agency leaves Royals with tough decisions Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Dillon Gee. Never mind who he is for a moment. Instead, consider the panic he’s caused. Despite back-to-back World Series appearances and winning the whole enchilada last season, Royals fans are frightened. Maybe it comes from two decades in the wilderness — yes, just two, although it ...







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