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  • Football | October 11, 2013

    Picking up the pieces after another loss, Wildcats work to avoid 0-3 start in Big 12

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said it best following last Saturday’s loss at Oklahoma State. “We’ve had a lot of tests,” he said. The longtime Wildcats coach is so right. K-State, now five games into the season, seems to have more questions now

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    Bears’ Seastrunk living up to bold Heisman statement

    WACO, Texas — Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk boldly proclaimed that he would win the 2013 Heisman Trophy, or at least get very close. Seastrunk has never shied away from that statement he made 10 months ago. He is now backing it up with his performance on the

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    Bryant enjoys life in the Little Apple

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    After growing up in Dallas, Marquel Bryant was ready for a change of pace. The redshirt-sophomore, now a starter along Kansas State’s defensive line, was looking to get out of the big city. He chose Manhattan, trading away a metro-area population of 1.1 million for

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    UTSA to back out of next season’s game

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie said Friday morning through his regular letter to fans that UT-San Antonio intends to opt out of its scheduled football game with the Wildcats next season. UTSA will have to pay a cancellation fee of $500,000, unless K-State chooses to

  • Volleyball | October 11, 2013

    Wounded K-State volleyball team seeks balance vs. OU

    The Kansas State volleyball team has seen its share of adversity during its tough opening run of Big 12 matches.  Saturday’s match at Oklahoma will mark the end of a five-game stretch that has pitted the short-handed Wildcats against four of the conference’s

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2013

    MHS hits road to play Shawnee Heights

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    After back-to-back weeks of dominant performance against overmatched teams, the Manhattan High football team will be hitting the road to face a much tougher team this Friday, even if its winning percentage doesn’t show it. The Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds are just 1-4 on the

  • Letters | October 10, 2013

    What kind of compromise is the Mercury advocating?

    To the Editor: In Sunday’s Mercury, the editor espoused the need to elect moderates in order to opt for politicians who can reach a compromise. Using the govern-ment shutdown as a basis for the opinion, the editor failed to tell us if they voted

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2013

    Free State moves into Indians’ district

    Starting next season, the Manhattan High football team will be adding a formidable foe to what is already one of the state’s toughest districts. While Junction City heads southward to greener pastures in District 6, which includes Wichita West, Wichita Southeast and Wichita North, the

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2013

    MHS hits road to play Shawnee Heights

    Manhattan football 7.phatch

    After back-to-back weeks of dominant performance against overmatched teams, the Manhattan High football team will be hitting the road to face a much tougher team this Friday, even if its winning percentage doesn’t show it. The Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds are just 1-4 on the

  • Area Schools | October 10, 2013

    AMS volleyball results

    The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team picked up three match wins this week, defeating Salina Lakewood (25-11, 25-10), Salina South (25-13, 25-16) and McPherson (25-19, 25-10). Raegan Wilcoxson and Emily Armbrust had 12 assists and 10 assists, respectively. Meg Auten had six aces and 10 service


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