Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Music in the park


The Manhattan Municipal Band performs at City Park on Tuesday night. The performance is part of the Larry Norvell Bandshell concert series, which is celebrating its 96th season this year.

K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | June 29, 2016 Cats prep for Europe

    In August Kansas State will have a chance to test its mettle against professional teams in Italy and Switzerland.

  • Track & Field | June 29, 2016 Winters named Academic All-American

    Former Kansas State Wildcat Dani Winters continues to build on her already long list of academic honors from this past season as she was named College Sports Information Directors of America Second Team Academic All-American.

  • Rowing | June 26, 2016 DeMars, Haney named rowing assistants

    Former rowers Beth DeMars and Madi Haney have been named assistant coaches for the Kansas State women’s rowing team heading into the 2016-17 season, head coach Patrick Sweeney has announced.

  • Football | June 24, 2016 K-State to play Colorado, WSU in football

    Kansas State added a pair of Power-5 conference opponents to its future football schedules, including a familiar former Big 12 opponent.

  • Going for green

    Scenes from the Colbert Charity Classic.

  • Experiment

    High school students have been developing their talents at the Manhattan Arts Center workshop.

  • Pro Sports | June 29, 2016 Ventura, Royals lose to Cardinals

    Royals starter Yordano Ventura returned from an eight-game suspension for his role in a benches-clearing fight, only to get slapped around by the St. Louis offense on Tuesday night.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016 Storm play in Father’s Day tournament

    The Midwest Storm 16-and-under A softball team won the Father’s Day NIT in Lawrence, June 18-19, finishing with a 5-1 record.

  • General Activities | June 29, 2016 Sweet Heat take 4th in KC tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sweet Heat traveled to Kansas City this weekend, taking fourth in a tournament.

  • Pro Sports | June 28, 2016 Duffy, Royals beat Cardinals 6-2

    There have been plenty of times over the years when Royals pitcher Danny Duffy would give up a first-inning home run, or fall into a big early hole, and it would cause everything else to slowly unravel.

State & Region
  • June 29, 2016 | State Salazar rolls, Indians beat Braves 3-0 for 12th straight win

    ATLANTA (AP) — Danny Salazar threw seven innings, Lonnie Chisenhall hit his second homer of the series and the Cleveland Indians stretched their winning streak to 12 games by beating the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Wednesday night.

  • June 29, 2016 | State Phillies beat Arizona 9-8 in 10 innings for sweep

    PHOENIX (AP) — Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin sat at his desk with a dazed look on his face, not sure what to say after a wild game that included 32 hits, 17 runs, great plays and bizarre sequences.

  • June 29, 2016 | State Judge OKs voter registration rules in 3 states for now

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Residents of Kansas, Georgia and Alabama will have to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote for federal elections using a national form, a judge ruled Wednesday.

  • June 29, 2016 | State Phillies beat Arizona 9-8 in 10 innings for sweep

    PHOENIX (AP) — Pinch-hitter Tyler Goeddel hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Philadelphia Phillies completed their first sweep at Chase Field in 10 years with a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

  • June 29, 2016 | State Battered woman defense planned in Kansas factory shooting

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman accused of giving her former boyfriend guns used in a shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory told a court Wednesday that she plans to mount a battered woman's syndrome defense at her August trial.


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