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    Robert “Bob” Mitchell Culbertson, 67, of Clay Center, died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born Feb. 4, 1948, in Mancelona, Michigan, the son of Robert and Lucille (Moore) Culbertson. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 .


    Evelyn Laura Zoeller, 83, Wamego, died Monday, July 20, 2015, at her home. Evelyn was born on March 6, 1932 to Vincent and Frances (Nussbaum) Fiegener on a farm northwest of Wamego. She moved with her family at age 3 to a farm west of Flush .

  • Barnett ready to anchor Cats’ defense Barnettcolor.mercury

    DALLAS — Fair or not, Dante Barnett will always be identified with Kansas State’s 2012 loss to Baylor. With the Wildcats undefeated and ranked No. 1 in the nation, Barnett was thrown into the fire for his first career start after Ty .

  • CFP boss thinks Big 12 will add title game Hancockcolor.mercury

    DALLAS — Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby might say his league is not headed toward a championship game now, but the executive director of the College Football Playoff thinks that could change. Despite current NCAA rules that mandate at least 12 teams to .

  • Field set for upcoming Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Nearly 180 contestants are set to ride into Manhattan for this week’s 40th annual Kaw Valley Rodeo, which gets underway Thursday and goes through Saturday at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. More than 40 of those contestants rank in the Top 25 .

  • Officials put emphasis on downfield rules

    DALLAS — After showing a third play from last season’s Kansas State at Oklahoma game, Big 12 supervisor of officials Walt Anderson made a small admission. ‘We didn’t have a very good game,’ Anderson said on Tuesday at the Big 12 .

  • Presbyterian Church hosting hoops camp

    The First Presbyterian Church will sponsor a basketball camp for third through sixth grade boys and girls Aug. 3-6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Former K-State basketball player Shalin Spani Klein will lead the camp. The camp is free and open .

  • Klosterboer named MPL Player of the Year

    After hitting a team-best .444 and being selected as a league all-star, Kansas State baseball’s Ethan Klosterboer was named the Mid-Plains League (MPL) Player of the Year. Klosterboer paced the Junction City Brigade as one of the top hitters across .

  • Garcia Navas signs with KSU women’s tennis

    K-State women’s tennis head coach Danielle Steinberg announced Ana Garcia Navas — a top-50 player from Spain — has signed a national letter of intent and will join the pr ogram as a freshman starting this fall. ‘I am excited to .

  • Wildcats named ITA All-Academic Team

    For the second straight year, the K-State women’s tennis team was recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an All-Academic Team, while five individual Wildcats — Iva Bago, Livia Cirnu, Palma Juhasz, Sara Castellano and Tegan Louw — were named .

  • Fury finish season

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury finished their season at the USSSA State tournament recently in Kansas City. The Fury opened with a 15-1 win over the Envy. Shelby Downard had four hits and a triple. Katie Suther tripled, while Amanda Luthi .

  • Hachmeister to throw first pitch at NBC

    Manhattan resident Marvin Hachmeister will throw out the first pitch of a game at the NBC World Series in Wichita on Monday. Hachmeister was one of 16 Kansans over the age of 80 selected as part of ‘Keeping Seniors In The Game,’ .


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