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  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Wamego native suits up Olympians

    When U.S. Olympic speed skaters were zooming around the track in Sochi the past few weeks, they wore specially designed suits that a Wamego native helped create. Derek Wassom is a biomechanical engineer at Dynamic Athletics, which collected data that Under Armour used to

  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2014

    MHS girls play for league title tonight

    It’s not often the Centennial League race comes down to a final game between unbeaten teams in a winner-take-all format. Despite clinching the top seed at sub-state 10 days ago, the Manhattan High girls have had the league race to keep them motivated, with tonight’

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Rock boys finish perfect league run


    FLUSH — Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds - both game highs - as the Class 3A No. 8 Mustangs jumped on Rossville before cruising to a convincing 65-39 win on senior night to cap an undefeated Mid-East League season Thursday night. “

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Mustangs fall short vs. Rossville


    FLUSH — Some stagnant offense and a big game from Rossville’s Taylor Kirk helped spell defeat for the shorthanded Rock Creek girls’ basketball team as they dropped a 47-37 decision to the Bulldogs Thursday night. Kirk, a force in the paint all game, scored six

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Riley County gets sweep of St.Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County girls’ basketball team played its first complete game without Katelyn Thomson on Thursday night and came out on top, 54-40, by taking each of the three quarters to build a 17-point lead into the fourth quarter. The Falcons won

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Riley Co. 57, St. Marys 29

    At St. Marys, Riley County finished off the regular season in style Friday night, soundly defeating the 1-18 St. Marys Bears, 57-29, on the road in one of its most dominant performances of the season. Individual scoring was not available. Riley County (5-15, 2-8 Mid-East)

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2014

    Spring enrollment numbers reach record high at K-State

    More than 23,200 students are enrolled at Kansas State University for the spring semester — a record number and more diverse than ever before. The record enrollment is just one part of the story, said Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. The

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | February 28, 2014

    Irish group to present McCain show

    The McCain Performance Series is bringing a bit of the Emerald Isle to Kansas State University with a performance by the musical group Danú at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in McCain Auditorium. Danú offers an authentic Irish experience by using traditional instruments, including the flute,

  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014


    Penny J. (Vaughn) Streeter, 56, of St. George, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills-Honstead House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 17, 1957, in Chanute.  She was the daughter of Donald E. and Lenora J. (Larkin) Vaughn. Penny

  • Obituaries | February 28, 2014


    James Cravens, 73, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday at his home.  Jim worked in commercial construction but is best known for his fourteen years working as a corrections officer at the Pottawatomie County Jail. He is also survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Angela Coleman (Keith),

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