Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Learning track


Fourth-grade teacher Megan Eilert and her students listen to an educational podcast while walking the track of Amanda Arnold Elementary Tuesday morning.

K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 06, 2015 Shockers ease to 11-5 rout of Wildcats

    Kansas State surrendered six runs in the first two innings — including five in the second — as Wichita State eased to an 11-5 win over the Wildcats Tuesday night at Eck Stadium...

  • Women's Basketball | May 06, 2015 Cats’ Lewis, Young to play for Athletes in Action this summer

    A pair of Kansas State women’s basketball players will compete on the international stage this summer, as Breanna Lewis and Erica Young have been selected to play for Athletes in Action (AIA) June 17-27 in Poland...

  • Baseball | May 05, 2015 Moore, Wolfe earn weekly Big 12 awards

    Kansas State’s Tyler Moore and Tyler Wolfe both earned their second career Big 12 weekly awards on Monday, as Moore was named the conference’s Co-Player of the Week and Wolfe the Newcomer of the Week for the period ending May 3...

  • Golf | May 05, 2015 K-State’s Green earns NCAA Regional bid

    Kansas State men’s golfer Matt Green was one of 45 players nationally to earn an individual bid to the NCAA Men’s Golf Regionals on Monday...

  • Flooding in Manhattan

    Heavy rains Monday caused flooding in several areas of Manhattan.

  • After hours

    The quiet of K-State at night contrasts activity of daytime on campus. The buildings with their lights on act as beacons, lighting the pathways ahead. The campus is calm, peaceful, almost at rest.

  • Rivalry rarity

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • Once, twice, sold

    It’s Thursday evening, the night before an auction, and cattle are beginning to arrive. Manhattan Commission Company already smells like livestock.

  • Editorials | May 05, 2015 Superbly said, MHS forensics team

    We congratulate the entire 2015 MHS forensics team and its coaches for their performance over the weekend in the state tournament.


  • Letters | May 05, 2015 Mercury wants to make jobs tougher for teachers

    This is in response to the April 30 editorial in the Mercury about morale in the Manhattan-Ogden School District. Someone had apparently decided that taking away coffee pots and micro-fridges from teachers would save $40,000 or some such amount.


  • Letters | May 05, 2015 Belligerence won’t help achieve Middle East peace

    A few actual foreign policy facts for your resident hate-columnist, Dale R. Herspring.


  • Editorials | May 03, 2015 Republicans must be persuaded

    If other members of the Kansas Legislature would take their cues from the Manhattan delegation, lawmakers wouldn’t be scrambling to dig out of a $400 million hole.


  • Movies | May 06, 2015 Good things out on home viewing media

    A number of potentially interesting movies — “A Most Violent Year,” “Taken 3,” “Paddington,” and “Seventh Son”—are out or will soon be out on home viewing media...

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | May 04, 2015 Early childhood educator retiring after 37 years at Hoeflin

    After spending decades saying goodbye to children, families, students and colleagues every May — then returning in August to greet them for a new school year — LuAnn Hoover is preparing to say her final goodbyes.


  • Arts, Leisure | May 04, 2015 Pianist Dobrzanski brings library series to a close

    The rewards of such dedicated commitment to so well-guided a musical journey are truly rich beyond measure.


  • Off The Beat | May 03, 2015 Navigating Twitter can be addicting

    Once you’re lost in the world of tweets, retweets, shares, replies and endless links to even more links, there’s only one way out: cold turkey.


  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2015 Indians split with Trojans

    Playing at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium, the Manhattan High baseball team looked to snap a three-game losing streak with the Topeka High Trojans in town for a doubleheader...

  • General Activities | May 06, 2015 Doubleplay takes third at Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Doubleplay softball team finished third in the Manhattan Spring Slam fastpitch tournament last weekend at Twin Oaks complex in Annenberg Park...

  • General Activities | May 06, 2015 Monarchs go 1-3 to open season

    The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 1-3 record last weekend at Twin Oaks in Manhattan in their season-opening tournament...

  • General Activities | May 06, 2015 Earthquakes win Topeka tournament

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club Earthquakes won the 14-and-under division at the Governor’s Cup tournament last weekend in Topeka...

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