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  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Wamego avoids upset by Nemaha Valley

    WAMEGO — At halftime of Tuesday’s game against Nemaha Valley, the Wamego girls’ basketball team found itself in an uncommon position. The Red Raiders were behind. For two quarters, it looked as if Nemaha Valley might have the recipe for an upset against the top-ranked

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Wamego boys lose to Raiders

    WAMEGO — The way the Wamego boys’ basketball team played in the first quarter, it would have been easy for the Red Raiders to throw in the towel. Facing a 21-8 deficit after one quarter and a Nemaha Valley lead that ballooned to as many as 20

  • Men's Basketball | December 11, 2013

    Cats escape South Dakota, 64-62

    Thomas Gipson thought it was like a bar fight. Kansas State coach Bruce Weber compared it more to something that might come after a fight — a trip to the dentist. (Kansas State’s Omari Lawrence fights for a rebound between two South Dakota defenders on

  • Volleyball | December 11, 2013

    Pelger named All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention

    K-State volleyball senior Kaitlynn Pelger was named an AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention, the organization announced. Pelger, a rare middle blocker who played all six rotations, was the only player to rank among the Big 12’s top 10 for each kills, blocks and aces per set

  • Football | December 11, 2013

    K-State places four on Big 12 Broadcasters All-Conference teams

    Kansas State landed four players, including Defensive Player of the Year Ryan Mueller, on the inaugural Big 12 Broadcasters All-Conference team. Joining Mueller as a first-team honoree were wide receiver Tyler Lockett and defensive back Ty Zimmerman, while offensive lineman Cody Whitehair was named to the

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Rock Creek wrestling opens season

    The Rock Creek wrestling team opened its season on Dec. 7, in Wamego. Junior Chase Ridder and sophomore AJ Burenhiede led the Mustangs to a fifth-place team finish. Both wrestlers took second in their respective weight classes.  The Mustangs next action is Tuesday night vs

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    Four girls’ teams ranked by KBCA

    Four area girl’s teams and one boys’ team are ranked in the latest KBCA rankings. The Wamego girls are No. 1 in Class 4A DI, while the Riley County girls are No. 2 in 3A. The Valley Heights girls are ranked No. 3 in 1A DI and

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2013

    MCC women beat Union College

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team defeated Union College last night 93 to 61. Manhattan opened up a 22-10 lead in the first 7 minutes. Union was able to score 23 points in the next 13 minutes to trail Manhattan 44-33 at the half. Manhattan’s Libby Witte

  • Men's Basketball | December 10, 2013

    Cats hang on to beat South Dakota, 64-62

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team overcame a first half deficit and poor free-throw shooting down the stretch in a 64-62 win over South Dakota on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. K-State (6-3) trailed 31-26 at the half, but managed to take the lead less

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 10, 2013

    Man accused in fatal vehicle crash appears in court

    An Ogden man made his first appearance in court Monday on charges of vehicular homicide in connection with the death of an Abilene woman who died Sept. 8. Daniel Nathan Nitchman, 38, appeared in front of Judge Meryl Wilson in Riley County District Court Monday afternoon. Nitchman


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