Facing some of the toughest competition it’s seen this season, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team finished in fourth place at the Centennial League tennis meet Monday afternoon. Hayden successfully dethroned Washburn Rural, which had won the tournament 18 seasons in a row, by a
After a solid round at Monday’s Centennial League golf meet at the Stagg Hill Golf Club, David Woods found himself struggling three shots into his playoff with Washburn Rural’s Lukas McCalla for third place. That’s when one shot turned everything around. The
Gloria Mae Salberg, 84, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on June 24, 1929, in Junction City to Marie and John Ehlers. She attended grade schools in Riley County and graduated from Manhattan High School. She was
Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center. He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. Barney was a farmer and
Chester Theodore Abitz, 94, of Wheaton, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the Westy Community Care Home. Chester was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in rural Wheaton, the son of Wilhelm and Helena Hinzman Abitz. He was a farmer and stockman on the family farm northeast of Wheaton.
Earl “Ben” West, Jr., 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born July 29, 1919, in Manhattan, the son of Earl Benjamin Jr. and Eunice Eldessie (Custer) West. After graduating from Manhattan High School in 1938, Ben served in the United States
Doris McManus, 76, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Union Town, Ark. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.
Kansas State senior men’s golfer Daniel Wood has been selected to participate as an individual in the 2014 NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional, May 15-17, at the Club at Old Hawthorne, the selection committee announced Monday. Wood, the first Wildcat to earn a regional bid since
The Optimist Bullets played in the USSSA Manhattan Spring Slam this weekend. The Bullets would go 3-2 for the event, losing twice to the tournament champion. The team clinched third place for their hard efforts. In pool play the Bullets extended their season winning streak
The Rock Creek baseball team played four games over the weekend, sweeping Clay Center on Friday before splitting with Riley County on Saturday. The Mustangs played at Clay Center on Friday, winning the first game 10-3 and the second one 14-1. Zach Nider took the
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