They started tearing out the Manhattan High tennis courts in the past week or so. Somehow, despite my best intentions, I got wistful.

Jared Helin remained steady as ever at Colbert Hills Golf Course Thursday while other high seeds around him imploded at the Kansas Amateur Match Play Championship. Helin, a Kansas State graduate and the No. 8 overall seed in the 64-player bracket, advanced to the second round after a 1-up vi…

TOPEKA — Garrett Harmison walked onto the turf at Hummer Sports Park for what was the final game of his football career Friday night looking calm as could be.

In this series, The Mercury asked Manhattan High coaches who the best athlete they ever coached was. While many coaches were unable to pick one specific person, a few athletes stood above the rest. In this edition, former MHS boys’ tennis head coach Brandon Starkey speaks about what set Dani…

In this series, The Mercury asked Manhattan High coaches who the best athlete they ever coached was. While many coaches were unable to pick one specific person, a few athletes stood above the rest. In this edition, MHS volleyball head coach Krista Schmitz speaks about what set Kia Wilson apa…

Tuttle Creek Lake will host a King Kat Tournament Trail event on Aug. 29. Anglers will compete for cash, prizes and an opportunity to compete at the 2020 King Kat Classic, which features a $120,000 payout.

JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan Indians 18U baseball team dropped two games on the road Monday against the Junction City Blues.

The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18U softball team went 3-1 in pool play, but fell in the first game of bracket play last weekend in the Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 6 Game Smash tournament.