Tuesday, May 24, 2016



Caps off

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Manhattan High School graduates throw their caps in the air at the end of Sunday’s graduation ceremony in Bramlage Coliseum. MHS Principal Greg Hoyt told the 340 graduates that they will lead the state, country and world to be better.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 23, 2016 Morris earns 1st big league promotion

    Former Kansas State pitcher and Golden Spikes Award finalist A.J. Morris earned his first career big league call-up on Sunday when the Cincinnati Reds selected the minor league contract of the right-handed pitcher.

  • Baseball | May 21, 2016 K-State drops finale to TCU

    The Kansas State baseball team surrendered six runs in the fifth inning to break open a tie game, and allowed No. 11 TCU to sweep the Wildcats after Saturday’s 9-3 loss at Lupton Stadium.

Galleries
  • Moo-ving on
    Vet1.mercury

    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.


  • Record breaker
    Aggieville1.mercury

    Joe Moore broke his own record and then made a little history.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 23, 2016 Challenges await high school grads

    For most area adults, this is just another Monday in May. For hundreds of others, especially certain young adults, this is the first Monday since they became high school graduates.

  • Letters | May 23, 2016 ‘Turnarounds’ don’t prevent problems; they cause them

    I have no idea how many accidents have happened in these turnarounds, but I hope that if enough accidents happen, the city will see the folly of installing these blasted things.

  • Editorials | May 21, 2016 Choosing the next KSU president…

    The people in charge of picking the next president at Kansas State University are asking for help, and we’d like to offer some thoughts.

  • Letters | May 21, 2016 Juneteenth promises a variety of activities

    The 27th annual Manhattan Juneteenth Cele-bration will be held Saturday, June 18, at City Park. The theme of this year’s event is “Freedom — Community — Family.”

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Pro Sports | May 23, 2016 Ventura, Royals fall short, 3-2

    CHICAGO — The Kansas City Royals fell just short of a sweep, despite an improved effort from Yordano Ventura.

  • General Activities | May 21, 2016 Moore breaks Kansas half-marathon record

    The Manhattan resident won the Bill Snyder Highway Half-Marathon on Saturday with a time of 1:04:07, beating the course record he sat last year and breaking the Kansas state record of 1:04:25.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2016 Indians qualify for 12 state events at regional

    The Manhattan High track and field teams competed at Friday’s Class 6A regional meet in Lawrence, qualifying for 12 events at next weekend’s all-class state track and field meet in the process.

  • Pro Sports | May 21, 2016 Cain homers, Royals top White Sox

    The Kansas City Royals hit the field with their starter on a 60-pitch limit and two key relievers unavailable because of overwork. All they did was win a pitcher’s duel.

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