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  • Columns |General Activities | December 08, 2015

    Royals going all in with pitching, pen

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    KANSAS CITY — Here’s one stone-cold fact we learned last year: Trusting the Royals’ scouts might be the safest bet in baseball. Given this group’s track record of finding gold in dry river beds (Kendrys Morales, Chris Young, Ryan Madson, Kris Medlen, etc.), you

  • General Activities | December 01, 2015

    Cameron: Tough road for Royals in free agency

    KANSAS CITY — No question, Royals fans are terrified. You can see it on the guy wearing his “World Series Champion” hoodie at the grocery store — face pinched, body slightly hunched as though waiting to absorb a mighty blow. This is what baseball folk call the “

  • General Activities | November 27, 2015

    Local bowlers compete at state meet

    A number of local youth bowlers from the Manhattan area competed in the USBC state championship this past weekend in Olathe. The Little Apple Lanes 1 team won the Division 1 team competition with a score of 2,873, finishing 184 pins better than second place. The team was made

  • General Activities | November 20, 2015

    5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month. The 5-year-old golfer hit a hole-in-one on No. 3 at Colbert Hills’ Par 3 Course, sending a shot over the creek with his

  • General Activities | November 18, 2015

    Harkin wins tennis tournament

    Daniel Harkin won a major regional tennis tournament, and two other Manhattan kids also turned in impressive finishes this past weekend. Harkin, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, won the 12-and-under boys singles title at the winter Sweet 16 tournament, held in Topeka. The Sweet 16 included

  • General Activities | November 14, 2015

    Hoops expert sets 14 world records

    Not one, not two, but 14 world records. That is an amazing accomplishment by one man. All of these records have to do with basketball free throws, and they were all set by a man from rural Kansas. Bob Fisher is the man who set these

  • General Activities | November 11, 2015

    Everyone wants to be the Royals

    BOCA RATON, Fla.  — Terry Ryan looked around the room, where most of the major league general managers were gathered. “There’s really no excuse for all us here not to be competitive,” the Minnesota Twins GM said Tuesday. Everyone wants to be the Kansas

  • Columns |General Activities | November 07, 2015

    Cameron: Thanks for everything, Alex, but Royals are moving on

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    It almost seems unfair. Just a week ago, Royals fans were gearing up for the fifth game of the World Series — riding a dreamy high that exploded with a dramatic comeback victory over the Mets that same night. Yes, that was all just a week

  • General Activities | November 04, 2015

    KC celebrates Royals’ World Series title

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours. After driving a 2.3-mile route in a caravan, team owner David Glass,

  • General Activities | November 03, 2015

    KC reveling in first World Series title since ’85


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The jersey that Eric Hosmer wore in the decisive game of the World Series is headed to the Hall of Fame. So is the glove Salvador Perez used, the spikes Lorenzo Cain laced up and the bat that third baseman Mike Moustakas

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