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Rick Petrie    February 19, 2014 at 8:03pm

Disc golf is blowing up my phone, computer & schedule... and I like it!
But it's almost game time, so I'll be off the grid for a while tonight... and you'll probably like that. (Ha!)

Rick Petrie   February 19, 2014 at 8:04pm

K-State game time, that is.

Mark Kewley   February 19, 2014 at 8:29pm

Are you also going to tweet that you are off the grid :)

Rick Petrie   February 20, 2014 at 1:50pm


Rick Petrie    February 18, 2014 at 12:37pm

Just received word from the County they are installing some hardware right now. Exciting stuff!


nick samuelson    February 17, 2014 at 10:38pm

Great job guys!!!! We might want to call it the wet bowl it is a mess out there.

Rick Petrie   February 17, 2014 at 10:56pm

Good job to you too! I think you're in the best photos... playing through distractions.

Alan Fox   February 18, 2014 at 6:29am

I laughed when it said Nic and brother Shawn lol

Dustin Harrison   February 19, 2014 at 11:41am

i thought that was pretty funny also, i saw it

Rick Petrie    February 17, 2014 at 8:45pm

We are also the cover article for the February issue of "Tourismtopics" newsletter, produced by the Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Check it out by going here --> http://issuu.com/manhattanareachamberofcommerce

(Yes, there are some mis-quotes. but that's just how it goes. Feel free to guess which ones they are).

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Rick Petrie   February 17, 2014 at 9:46pm

Okay. Can someone tell me what exactly is purpose of the "Firing Line"? Ha!

Dimond Cutter   February 17, 2014 at 9:46pm

supposed to be ring of fire but i think firing line is fitting

Alan Fox   February 18, 2014 at 6:28am

yeah we weren't really in a ring lol

Rick Petrie    February 17, 2014 at 2:33pm

Additional information about the Fairmont Expansion & Remodel project, plus the upcoming LCM Ice Bowl Tournament, found in the local radio station on-demand section.
Check it out!

Mitchell Brenn   February 17, 2014 at 7:23pm

Hey that embarresed guy who gave rev kev some advice was me! lol can't wait for the tournament this weekend.

Rick Petrie   February 17, 2014 at 7:54pm

What did you tell him? I might need to fix that part of my game too. Ya know us "old guys" gotta look for every edge we can find. Ha!

Rick Petrie    February 16, 2014 at 10:33am

Reminder: The Manhattan Mercury is scheduled to be at our usual disc golf league today. They will be interviewing players about the upcoming Ice Bowl & Ribbon Cutting event, plus any background info about disc golf. Let's be sure to put our best foot forward today... It will go a long way in future projects too.

Rick Petrie   February 16, 2014 at 10:49am

BTW, They are sending photographer along... so you'll want to have your best disc golf look going too. ;-)

Rick Petrie   February 16, 2014 at 5:30pm

Great turnout today, especially considering the muddy & slushy elements. Can't wait to see what the newspaper comes up with... maybe even something before the Ribbon Cutting & Ice Bowl.

Mitchell Brenn    February 15, 2014 at 10:14pm

Lost Disc Alert! Circle stamp eagle on hole 14. Please let me know if you find it.

Adam Johnson   February 15, 2014 at 10:35pm

which course?

Mitchell Brenn   February 16, 2014 at 2:51am

oops. Fairmont lol.

Rick Petrie    February 15, 2014 at 8:36pm

In case you hadn't heard, next weekend tournament will be your first chance to ever play #13 LONG! Don't miss out...
Get signed up soon at http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/2014_LCM_Ice_Bowl

Rick Petrie   February 15, 2014 at 9:56pm

Ooops. That should have said "never played #13 LONG". Like mega long!

Mitchell Frederickson    February 14, 2014 at 11:53pm

Would anyone like to carpool to Wichita on Sunday for a PDGA C tier tournament?

Ben Nispel   February 15, 2014 at 9:09am

Drag AJ and Mitch up here with you! And if you end up coming could you bring my shirt from Josh?

Josh Carroll   February 15, 2014 at 11:38am

I'm actually heading down to Hutchinson this weekend but I won't be able to make it down to Wichita. If I hear of anybody I know making the drive from the Hutch crew, I'll pass the jerseys on to them to give to you.

Ben Nispel   February 15, 2014 at 1:21pm

Sweet, I still have a disc for a hutch guy too. I think his name is Matt newton so I'd like to send that up to him as well!

Mitchell Brenn    February 13, 2014 at 7:06pm

So Millennium now sponsors USDGC champion Steve Brinster! Just thought I would share some cool news about Millennium/Discs Unlimited since they help us here in Manhattan a lot.


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Alan Fox   February 13, 2014 at 10:30pm

Hey I'm a sponsor too :(

Rick Petrie   February 13, 2014 at 11:42pm

Well done to you too Alan!

Alan Fox   February 14, 2014 at 6:46am

lol thanks Rick

Rick Petrie    February 13, 2014 at 1:40pm

Check it out, I got our upcoming Fairmont event listed on the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau calendar of events!

Get registered for the ICE BOWL Tournament part of the event by going here --> http://ksulcm.org/f/docs/IceBowl.html

Rick Petrie   February 13, 2014 at 1:49pm

I've also got us on the KMAN Radio Community Calendar. http://1350kman.com/ai1ec_event/3rd-annual-lcm-ice-bowl-charity-disc-golf-tournament/?instance_id=118343

Alan Fox   February 13, 2014 at 5:39pm


Rick Petrie    February 8, 2014 at 6:26pm

I'm seeing no large out cry to "cancel" Sunday's league event... So it's Game On! See you tomorrow.

Mitchell Frederickson   February 8, 2014 at 8:21pm

What time is it again?

Rick Petrie   February 8, 2014 at 10:37pm

1:15 check-in. 1:30 start time.

Rick Petrie    February 7, 2014 at 5:42pm

Considering the widely varied snow depths (drifts) on the course, plus none of the Fairmont parking lots have been cleared, I PROPOSE we CANCEL this Sunday's regular league contest. I'm all for playing in some snow, but competing in these exact conditions could be very regrettable.

Nothing to do on the weekend without league? You could stop by Fairmont and dig out a couple tee pads... that way they don't get totally snow packed before the Ice Bowl & Ribbon Cutting event.

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Mark Kewley   February 8, 2014 at 11:29am

Are you proposing a change to the official rules then?

Mark Kewley   February 8, 2014 at 11:30am

"- League events may be canceled due to dangerous weather conditions. Cancellations will be based on Severe Weather Warnings issued by the National Weather Service. When in doubt, check the leagueu2019s main page as all pending cancelations will be posted there. "

Rick Petrie   February 8, 2014 at 12:06pm

I wasn't wanting to make any big "rule change". I was just curious if we should cancel due to this unusually large total. I suppose we should host league at the usual time & place, then let those in attendance determine how much of the course to play. That has worked in the past...

Rick Petrie    February 2, 2014 at 6:13pm

Who y'all got?

Rick Petrie   February 2, 2014 at 6:13pm

I'm thinking Broncos because so many people are "saying" the Seattle defense is so good. That seems too simple.

Adam Johnson   February 2, 2014 at 6:43pm

dont bet against peyton

Rick Petrie   February 2, 2014 at 9:06pm

Looks like I better stick to college football. Well at least the Chili Peppers were good.

Rick Petrie    February 1, 2014 at 12:36pm

Hello all league guys and gals! The Sunday league events will take place at the usual time & place, despite the snow & it being Super Bowl Sunday. Fresh snow is fun to play in, plus the Super Bowl kick-off isn't until 5:30pm...
Hope to see you there.


Rick Petrie    January 31, 2014 at 1:08pm

Anybody interested in helping rotate Warner baskets this afternoon between 4 & 5?
I know y'all want to play new placements...

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Rick Petrie   January 31, 2014 at 9:21pm

Shout out to Adam Johnson & Bill Pryor for volunteering to help move baskets... especially on such short notice.

Rick Petrie   January 31, 2014 at 9:22pm

No problem Adam. I got hung up at work a couple minutes...

Adam Johnson   January 31, 2014 at 9:26pm

Thanks for moving baskets rick

Rick Petrie    January 27, 2014 at 8:07pm

I just got registered for the LCM / DFOK event on Saturday Feb 22!


Mitchell Frederickson    January 20, 2014 at 6:54pm

I was checking out the oz disc golf tour and noticed that the Manhattan ice bowl is not listed. Our ice bowl is a food drive, correct? Should someone promote this on www.kansasdiscgolf.com

Rick Petrie   January 20, 2014 at 7:28pm

Ours was on the KDGA schedule last year. I think Kewley is going to contact Smitty or Maceman or someone with the KDGA gang to get it added... that way we can earn KDGA points, plus we might attract some out of town KDGA players...

Mitchell Frederickson   January 20, 2014 at 10:13pm

Sounds good!

Kevin RevKev Clark   January 21, 2014 at 12:36pm

I have tried more than once in the past to make contact with someone at the KDGA through their website. No one has ever responded or posted the information. Somehow Mark Kewley made contact with them last year and got the info posted. I don't know how he did it.

Rick Petrie    January 12, 2014 at 11:11pm

Thanks to all who came out to league today.
It might have been a muddy snowy mess, but still a good time (at least I thought so).


Ben Nispel    January 9, 2014 at 10:07am

Kanin and I are in route to manhattan. Who's up to throw a round today? We'll be playing all 3 courses!

Mitchell Frederickson   January 9, 2014 at 11:34am

let me know when you guys are shooting tuttle creek or warner. You can text me if you want. (260) 450-1761. Thanks!