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  • Football | February 03, 2015

    Former Steelers All-Pro to speak in Manhattan

    Tunch Ilkin, former Pittsburgh Steeler All-Pro offensive tackle, will speak at a men’s gathering at First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan this Saturday, Feb. 7 at 9 a.m. Ilkin is currently a television sports commentator and color analyst for Pittsburgh Steelers radio. For more information or

  • Football | January 29, 2015

    Derricott confirms transfer from KSU

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    When Kansas State landed D’Vonta Derricott, it looked like the Wildcats had found their next impact linebacker. A highly touted junior college player at Garden City Community College, Derricott never saw the field for the Wildcats this season as the Wildcats used his redshirt.

  • Football | January 26, 2015

    Nelson scores TD in Pro Bowl

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    GLENDALE, Ariz. — J.J. Watt danced, Jimmy Graham dunked, Odell Beckham Jr. dazzled and Jordy Nelson caught a touchdown. The Pro Bowl in the desert was all about having a good time. Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no

  • Football |Men's Basketball | January 23, 2015

    Cats looking for more vs. Cowboys

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    By now, January 3 probably feels like a long time ago. That was the day Kansas State opened the Big 12 schedule with a crushing, 61-47 loss at Oklahoma State, the Wildcats’ third straight defeat. Marcus Foster hardly played that day, and when he did, he gave

  • Football | January 22, 2015

    K-State spring game moving to KC’s Sporting Park?

    With the new Vanier Complex in the midst of construction, the Kansas State football team is considering alternate locations for this year’s spring game. The Kansas City Star is reporting K-State officials are looking at potentially playing the game at Kansas City’s Sporting

  • Football | January 16, 2015

    Waters played hurt for K-State

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    Jake Waters broke the school record for passing yards with an injured shoulder. The outgoing Kansas State quarterback revealed on Thursday through a tweet that he had surgery on his throwing shoulder, just five days after playing in the Medal of Honor Bowl — an all-star

  • Football | January 15, 2015

    McCrane named Freshman All-American

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    Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America team Wednesday. McCrane is the first Wildcat to earn Freshman All-America honors since 2011 when center B.J. Finney and kick returner Tyler Lockett were honored. The Brownwood, Texas,

  • Football | January 14, 2015

    Lockett is Consensus All-American

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    Kansas State senior Tyler Lockett was named a Consensus All-American as a kick returner/all-purpose player, the NCAA announced Tuesday. Lockett picked up the 11th Consensus All-America designation in school history and the first since wide receiver Jordy Nelson in 2007. He was one of four

  • Football | January 11, 2015

    Snyder plans to return in 2015

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    Bill Snyder might as well go for 200 career victories. The Hall of Famer said Friday morning that he intends to coach in 2015, perhaps putting an end to rumors of his imminent retirement. “When you’re 100 years old, things change rapidly, but I have no reason

  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | January 09, 2015

    Snyder becomes fourth active coach selected to Hall of Fame

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    To equal what Bill Snyder has done at Kansas State — 187 career victories in 23 seasons — one would have to add up every Wildcat victory from the mid-1920s to 1989. Widely considered the architect of the “Greatest Turnaround in College Football History,” Snyder can now officially add


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