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  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Local shot putter 3rd at State Games

    Making his debut at a national meet, Douglas Teener, of Manhattan, placed third in the 60-64 age group at the State Games of America over the weekend. The games were held in Lincoln, Neb. The event, which is held every other year, was expected to

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Optimist Double Play to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. and Aug. at 7 p.m., both at Brummett Field at Optimist Park. Contact LeAnn Sims at 785-313-6517 with questions.

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Optimist Starz to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 12-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts in August. Dates include Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 23 from 3-5 p.m. and Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact Sonia Gregoire at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this

  • General Activities | August 06, 2015

    Optimist Sweet Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan. Dates include Aug. 18 from 6-8 p.m. and Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. For more information call Kirk Goehring at 785-456-4706 or Tammy Hafenstein at 785-458-2785.

  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

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    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged fans are simply giddy. They

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Registration open for Manhattan Cross Country Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2015 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades 8 and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 24. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 5:45-6:30 p.m., primarily at Northeast

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Optimist Diamonds holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Diamonds 10-and-under softball team will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Optimist Park on Jessica Field. Potential players must be 10 years old or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016. If you have questions regarding the tryouts

  • General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Optimist Hurricanes to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 6-7:30 p.m.  For more information, call Derek Buell at (785) 477-1838.

  • General Activities | July 26, 2015

    Edler takes steer wrestling title

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    Jacob D. Edler competed at the Kaw Valley Rodeo last year, so he knew what he was up against sitting in the chutes during the steer wrestling portion of Saturday’s finale performance of the Kaw Valley Rodeo at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. The

  • General Activities | July 24, 2015

    Bullfighter helps keep cowboys safe

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    It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989. After riding a bull in a rodeo in Spearman, Texas, on a Friday night, Dustin Brewer returned during Saturday morning slack to watch his traveling partners. When the bullfighter didn’t show up, Brewer’s friends suggested

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