Sara Swanson

Manchester’s Pistol Prodigies win state championships, will compete at nationals

submitted by Scott and Lisa Poet of Pistol Prodigies Youth Pistol and Rifle Team The Pistol Prodigies Youth Pistol and Rifle Team competed in the Michigan Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) State Championships in Sturgis, MI Father’s Day weekend. The 3-day match was hosted by the St. Joseph County Conservation and Sportsman Club. 11 teams […]

 Danielle Muntz

Lady Dutch Soccer Makes Elite 8, Loses to Lansing Christian

After making it to the Elite 8 by defeating Plymouth Christian 2-1 in overtime, Manchester high school’s Lady Dutch soccer team lost to Lansing Christian 1-4. Rayna Edwards put up Manchester’s one goal. The Lady Dutch had faced Lansing Christian early in the season, also losing 1-4. It is an end to an impressive season, […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Handlers vintage baseball team practices & games scheduled

In case you haven’t heard, Manchester now has its own vintage baseball team and they are still looking for players! The Manchester Handlers Vintage Baseball Team is practicing weekly in preparation for two games the team has scheduled for this summer. On July 7, the team will be holding its “Opening Day” Scrimmage at 7 pm […]

 Danielle Muntz

Manchester Varsity Girls Soccer Wins District Championship

Manchester’s Lady Dutch high school girls soccer won the District Championship last Thursday. In the first game Manchester routed Lenawee Christian School 6-0, with goals by Hannah Woods, and an impressive 4 goals by Rylee Spitler. In the championship game, the Lady Dutch faced Ann Arbor Greenhills, which had similarly shut out Rudolph Steiner 8-0 […]

 Sara Swanson

Lady Dutch win two more games

submitted by Sam Sibilski Tuesday night Manchester hosted Blissfield in a night that honored senior captains Delanie Osborne and Madison Andreone. Right from the start of the game, the Lady Dutch showed their intent and set the tempo for the rest of the game. Within 25 seconds Hannah Woods got on the end of a Rayna Edwards […]

 Sara Swanson

Girls Varsity Soccer raises money to fight blindness and becomes ISL East champions

Manchester Lady Dutch Girls Varsity soccer team had a busy week. On Monday they competed against the Grass Lake Lady Warriors taking part in the first ever Battle 4 Sight game in support of Diuble Family Vision and by Thursday night they were ISL East Champions! The Battle For Sight had originally been scheduled for […]

 Sara Swanson

Carli Kerns wins high-point youth title at East American Quarter Horse Association Championships

Carli Kerns of Manchester, Michigan, earned the Rookie High-Point Youth 13 & Under title at the East AQHA Level 1 Championships in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 7. Kerns showed her American Quarter Horse, Zippin Past The Best, a 2012 chestnut gelding. Zippin Past The Best, sired by Its A Zippo Good Bar and out of […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Girls Soccer wins over Grass Lake 5 – 1

The Lady Dutch soccer team took the trip to Grass Lake on Wednesday and came back with another ISL win. Coach Sibilski described the first half, “Manchester got off the mark early with a goal two and half minutes into the game. Hannah Woods finished a Rayna Edwards cross. Manchester’s second goal came on the counter […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School Girls Basketball team earns Academic All-State Honors for 2017 season

Manchester Community Schools announced last week that the Manchester High School Girls Basketball team was named the second to the top of Class C teams for Academic All-State Honors from the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. The team averaged a GPA of 3.892, coming in lower than only Pewamo-Westphalia, a school located northwest of Lansing, whose team’s […]

 Marsha Chartrand

MAYS holds opening day festivities

Manchester Area Youth Sports hosted “Opening Day” at Kirk Park on April 29. Despite cold temperatures and looming clouds, nothing could dampen the spirits of the young players who gathered with their teammates to be introduced to the community as they ran the bases. Michelle Dettling opened the ceremony with the Star-Spangled Banner, while the […]

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