Jordan Smith, former Memphis tennis player and Middle Tennessee assistant coach, has been hired as the new Kansas State women’s tennis assistant coach — announced by head coach Danielle Steinberg on Thursday. Smith, who will start at K-State later this month, will replace former assistant
Three members of the Kansas State baseball team were selected to play in the Mid-Plains League All-Star game this weekend. Infielders Ethan Klosterboer and Cade Bunnell and outfielder Sam Chadick will play for the MPL All-Stars as they take on a squad of the best
Kansas State athletic director John Currie announced the athletic department’s budget for the fiscal year 2016 on Tuesday — presenting a balanced budget of $70.1 million — in his regular letter to fans. The budget shows a $4.4 million increase from last year and $26 million increase from the 2010 budget
Kansas State’s Kim Williamson cleared 5-11.50 on her way to a second straight Jamaican National Senior Championships high jump title — while several other current Wildcat track and field athletes competed at the USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships — this past weekend. The latter meet,
Ryan Mueller watched the NFL Draft anxiously waiting for his name to be called. But the former Kansas State defensive end never heard his name called on the first weekend of May. Instead, his phone starting ringing immediately after the draft ended. And then, with
The sacred text arrived at dusk on a Thursday in November. I opened the package and found a 216-page, red hardbound book with worn buckram corners that brought to mind something used to teach high school geometry 50 years ago. The previous owner had inscribed his
Jeff Mittie probably could not have asked for a better first season in Manhattan. Having taken over a program that was coming off a losing season — absent from the postseason for a year — the first-year Kansas State coach not only got the Wildcats back to
Kansas State women’s rowing announced the hiring of Hanna Wiltfong as assistant coach for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Taking over for assistant coach Grace Ure, who will be stepping down to take on a volunteer assistant role with the team, Wiltfong spent the past
Longtime K-State fan and athletics donor George Breidenthal died Tuesday, according to a report from the athletics department. “George was a kind and generous man who was a lifelong friend of K-State,” said K-State Athletic Director John Currie. “His benevolent support of athletics, and in
The Kansas State women’s basketball team and head coach Jeff Mittie will host a group skill instructional camp during three sessions in August. The sessions are available to any and all participants entering grades 9-12 and is limited to the first 44 players to register.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.