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  • Obituaries | November 22, 2013

    FRAN BEATY

    Frances (Fran) N. Beaty, 90, of Manhattan died Monday. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Jefferson City, Mo. She was the daughter of James M. and Mildred (Shoffner) Witten.  Fran graduated from high school in Jefferson City, Mo.,

  • Editorials | November 22, 2013

    Revisiting a dark day in our history

    This has been a year of anniversaries. On Tuesday, the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address came up on the calendar. It is a memorable speech, and the original occasion, Nov. 19, 1863, was as solemn as they come. Earlier this year, on Aug. 28,

  • Columns | November 22, 2013

    Kansans cool to ‘experiment’

    Last year, Gov. Sam Brownback went on national television and boasted that he was leading Kansas through “a real live experiment” in taxing and spending. Recent surveys suggest that Kansans are skeptical, if not downright opposed, to where Brownback is taking them. Three statewide surveys

  • Football | November 22, 2013

    Cats overcome slow start, now looking for fifth straight win

    Baylor has won 13 straight games going back to last season. Oklahoma State has won six in a row. And though both teams are clearly playing well right now, Kansas State’s surge back into relevance in the second half of the season might be equally

  • Football | November 22, 2013

    No. 22 Sooners going with Knight at QB vs. Wildcats

    In preparing to face the Oklahoma Sooners this week, uncertainty has been the name of the game for the Kansas State football team. (Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight carries the ball against Iowa State last Saturday in Norman, Okla. Knight is expected to start Saturday for

  • Football | November 22, 2013

    Wildcats still winning with walk-ons

    It’s no secret in the college football world that Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has struck gold with walk-ons on more than one occasion. And he’s still striking gold in his second stint at K-State. The poster boys for this year’s walk-on

  • Men's Basketball | November 22, 2013

    Cats lose again, 90-63

    Kansas State lost its second straight game on Friday, and this time it wasn’t even close. The Wildcats fell to Georgetown 90-63 in Friday’s consolation round of the Puerto Rico Tip Off, mercilessly dropping K-State to the seventh place game against VCU or

  • Football | November 22, 2013

    KSU football places 11 on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

    Led by seven first-team members, Kansas State saw 11 football players earn Academic All-Big 12 honors as the conference office announced its list of 138 recipients Thursday. K-State’s first-team members included Jack Cantele (civil engineering), Will Davis (accounting and finance), Glenn Gronkowski (marketing), Weston Hiebert (agricultural economics),

  • Men's Basketball | November 22, 2013

    Charlotte muscles past Cats, 68-61

    For the second time this season, Kansas State got caught in a physical matchup, and the Wildcats weren’t the more physical team. (Charlotte guard Terrence Williams pressures Kansas State’s Wesley Iwundu on Thursday morning in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Wildcats lost 68-61).

  • Men's Basketball | November 22, 2013

    K-State to play Georgetown this morning

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team will play Georgetown at 11 a.m. on ESPNU in the consolation round of the Puerto Rico Tip Off. It will be the first meeting between the two schools, while Bruce Weber has beaten Georgetown and its coach John


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