Saturday, February 13, 2016

High school art


A mug by Manhattan High sophomore Joy Gruenbacher is on display at the MHS Early Expressions gallery show at K-State’s Beach Museum of Art. A public reception for the show is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

K-State Sports
  • Football | February 12, 2016 Whitehair, Gronkowski invited to NFL Combine

    Former Kansas State offensive lineman Cody Whitehair and fullback Glenn Gronkowski were among the 300-plus players invited to the 2016 NFL Combine, Feb. 23-29, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., the NFL announced Thursday.

  • Women's Basketball | February 12, 2016 Page looks to build on recent success

    Kaylee Page hopes it was the game that turns her season around. The sophomore guard was 3 for 6 from the field — all 3-pointers — with nine points and four rebounds in Kansas State’s 87-71 win over No. 21 Oklahoma on Tuesday night.

  • Men's Basketball | February 12, 2016 Johnson provides Cats post presence

    D.J. Johnson has explained how blessed he feels to be back from injury numerous times. But the blessing might be equally felt by his Kansas State teammates.

  • Men's Basketball | February 11, 2016 Cats suffer letdown against Baylor

    The Wildcats went into Wednesday’s game against No. 21 Baylor coming off a win over No. 1 Oklahoma and hosting a Bears team that had lost two straight games and playing without one its best players in Rico Gathers.

  • Rocky road

    The history of Blue Rapids is a rocky one, geologically speaking.

  • Mauled

    A poor start and struggles from long range were too much for the Wildcats to overcome in an 82-72 loss at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Editorials | February 12, 2016 1 injured in house fire on Yuma Street Friday

    The Kansas Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that the Legislature’s block-grant education funding method is unconstitutionally inequitable couldn’t have been much of a surprise, even to the method’s architects.

  • Letters | February 12, 2016 Community efforts made for a super Souper Bowl

    Since 1995, the Manhattan community has been supporting the Souper Bowl Food and Fund Drive over the Super Bowl weekend to benefit the Flint Hills Breadbasket’s programs.

  • Editorials | February 11, 2016 Careful steps toward rental inspections

    Landlords aren’t thrilled — they rarely are when rental oversight is the topic — but the Manhattan City Commission was correct Tuesday to decide to take another crack at rental inspections.

  • Columns | February 11, 2016 Can we storm the court or not?

    I am surprised and disappointed as I watch newspapers and other media sources awaiting what public condemnation and punishment would be handed out to court-storming Big 12 schools this season.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016 MHS boys bounce back, beat Rural

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team bounced back from a midweek loss to Shawnee Heights by defeating Washburn Rural on Friday night at home, 61-51.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016 MHS girls drop close one to Rural, 45-41

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost a key Centennial League matchup Friday night at home, dropping a game to Washburn Rural, 45-41.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016 Indians set for Rural rematch at home

    In almost every sport but football, the Washburn Rural Junior Blues have filled in for Junction City as Manhattan’s chief rival among Centennial League teams.

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2016 MHS’ Gonzales gets 300th dual win

    In the Manhattan High wrestling team’s final dual of the season, the Indians brought home head coach Robert Gonzales 300th-career victory with a 36-22 win over Derby Thurdsay night.

State & Region
  • February 12, 2016 | State Voting rights groups sue federal election official

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A coalition of voting rights groups on Friday sued a federal elections official who decided that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a national form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship.

  • February 12, 2016 | State Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

  • February 11, 2016 | State Revitalized El Paso ready to show off for papal tourists

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants — and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children's museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings.

  • February 11, 2016 | State Standoff over guns at Tennessee legislative office complex

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with permits will soon be able to carry guns inside the legislative office complex.

  • February 11, 2016 | State Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court threatened Thursday to shut down schools if lawmakers don't revamp the way the state funds public schools by July, ruling that a law enacted last year as a temporary fix underfunded poor school districts by at least $54 million.


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