Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Fitness day


Malachi Mitchell, a sixth-grade student at Northview Elementary, tries the long jump at the Fit 6 event Tuesday morning at Bishop Stadium. The event included about 450 sixth-graders from all nine district elementary schools.

K-State Sports
  • Golf | April 28, 2015 Talley earns first NCAA Regional bid in K-State history

    Kansas State golfer Madison Talley was one of 24 players nationally to earn an individual bid into the NCAA Women’s Golf Regionals on Monday...

  • Men's Basketball | April 28, 2015 K-State men add another walk-on

    Former St. John guard Kade Kinnamon announced his intention to walk-on to the men’s basketball program on Monday, joining former teammate Dean Wade as the second former Tiger to join K-State next season.


  • Baseball | April 28, 2015 K-State’s Chadick earns Big 12 honor

    Hitting better than .400 in his first four career starts and helping Kansas State win its first-ever series at Baylor, freshman Sam Chadick was named Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.


  • Baseball | April 27, 2015 Wildcats beat Baylor to take first-ever series in Waco

    The Kansas State baseball team erased a 3-1 deficit with five unanswered runs after the seventh inning to earn its first series win in program history at Baylor by beating the Bears, 6-3, on Sunday at Baylor Ballpark.


  • Once, twice, sold

    It’s Thursday evening, the night before an auction, and cattle are beginning to arrive. Manhattan Commission Company already smells like livestock.

  • K-State baseball: Punchless

    TCU pitcher Preston Morrison pitched a complete-game shutout, holding the Wildcats to four hits and two walks while striking out six in a 9-0 win for the Horned Frogs.

  • MHS Baseball vs. Shawnee Heights

    The Indians were swept, with the Thunderbirds winning the first game, 7-3, and run-ruling MHS in six innings in Game 2, 16-8.

  • Missed chance

    The Mountaineers (18-11, 4-5) came through in the clutch when K-State couldn’t.

  • Editorials | April 27, 2015 Nature: spectacular and destructive

    If humanity hasn’t been humbled in the past few days, it has at least been reminded how little control we have over nature...

  • Columns | April 27, 2015 Uncertainty hampers planning

    In its April 17 editorial, The Mercury criticized the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education for hesitating to end the school year early...

  • Editorials | April 26, 2015 Commission enjoys smooth transition

    What was striking in a story Wednesday on the transition on the Manhattan City Commission was the commitment of present and former members to making this a better city...

  • Columns | April 26, 2015 Therapy is cheaper than alcohol

    The marquee of Rickel’s Liquor Store in Aggieville currently advertises that “Alcohol is Cheaper Than Going to Therapy.” As a licensed psychologist, I’d like to disagree.


  • Neighbors | April 27, 2015 A new chapter for retiring Lee librarian

    Patty McCrary has spent a lot of time at Lee Elementary School — in fact, much of her life...

  • Arts, Leisure | April 27, 2015 ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ solid entertainment

    “You Can’t Take It With You” is about the U.S. government’s then-new programs and policies for redistributing wealth, which include the income tax, still new in the 1930s, and what we now call “Welfare.”


  • Arts, Leisure | April 26, 2015 Flint Hills Fest, ‘Mikado,’ Chaucer celebration

    Manhattan Arts Center presents “The Mikado” by Gilbert & Sullivan, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.


  • Arts, Leisure | April 26, 2015 Granger Smith brings country to Wareham

    Some call him Granger. Some call him Earl. But if he continues the upward climb, perhaps “country music superstar” would be more appropriate someday for this country boy from Texas.


  • General Activities | April 28, 2015 Stix win Olathe tournament

    The Midwest Stix 13-and-under Blue team won the USSSA Smoothie King NIT 13U AAA Tournament, April 24-26, in Olathe...

  • Area Schools | April 28, 2015 MHK United wins second tournament

    The 11-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won its second tournament of the spring last weekend at the Manhattan Invitational...

  • Men's Basketball |Manhattan High School | April 26, 2015 McAtee to walk on at K-State

    An already-large group of newcomers to the Kansas State men’s basketball team got bigger Friday morning as Manhattan High senior Pierson McAtee accepted head coach Bruce Weber’s invitation to join the program as a walk-on...

  • Manhattan High School | April 24, 2015 Late grand slam dooms MHS softball

    Though the Vikings (10-0) strung together a few hits to start the inning, Manhattan was still in good shape down by one with two outs. Then came senior Payton Summers’ at-bat.


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How did you spend Fake Patty’s Day?
  •   I drank a little but I didn't overdo it.
  •   I partied until I couldn't feel my face.
  •   I read a novel and took a nap.
  •   I worked.
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