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  • MHS’ Steinbring named 2nd team all-state

    Manhattan High pitcher Jesse Steinbring was named to the all-state second team after leading the Indians’ pitching staff this spring. Steinbring was also named second team all-Centennial, while Garrett Francis, Tanner Holen, Brady Woborny and Nick Wohler were all honorable .

  • Manhattan Optimist Rebels place third

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under fastpitch softball team competed at the Band of Sisters tournament last weekend in Hutchinson, finishing third with a 5-1 record. Rebels went 4-0 in pool play by defeating Butler County Bombsquad (11-1), A-Shock (11-5) and .

  • Prime compete in Hutchinson tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under fastpitch softball team made its debut for the 2015 softball season in Hutchinson.  The Prime lost to the Ponca City Ladycats the first game, 9-0. Makayla Tegtmeier took the loss with Suzanna Gevock behind the .

  • Center coaches Texas doubles team to NCAA title

    Manhattan native and Texas men’s tennis coach, Michael Center, coached his doubles team to an NCAA Championship recently. Longhorn senior All-Americans Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olesen concluded their careers at Texas by defeating Texas Tech’s Hugo Dojas and .

  • Phillips questions unbalanced budget

    A local state House representative questioned the logic of passing an unbalanced budget. The Kansas House passed a $6.4 billion budget bill Wednesday with a 64-48 vote. However, the Legislature has not yet passed a tax bill, and the budget has .

  • Board names turf for coach Lew Lane

    Manhattan High School principal Greg Hoyt, and others in the room, shed a few tears as he talked about his former football coach Lew Lane at Wednesday’s school board meeting. Hoyt asked the Manhattan-Ogden school board to approve naming .

  • Neighborhoods to join in Manhattan Day

    Residents will celebrate the neighborly spirit of the city’s founders with block parties this weekend. Saturday is Manhattan Day, the 15th annual celebration of the city’s beginnings. The event honors the way that two groups of settlers in .

  • Board cuts positions, boosts pay for assistant teachers

    USD 383 will employ fewer assistant preschool teachers, but the district will pay more for those positions. After preschool director Elisabeth Nelson told of problems trying to get a credential for assistant teachers required under the Kansas Preschool Program grant, the .

  • Area home sales continue to climb

    Residential home sales continue to rise in Riley County, and the median sale price is so far outpacing 2014. County appraiser Greg McHenry told commissioners Thursday that his office logged 453 home sales through May, an increase of 45, or 11 percent, from the .

  • Regional council seeks new senior planner

    The Flint Hills Regional Council delivered some bad news — and then some good news — over the past few days. First, the intergovernmental organization announced that senior planner Jeff Adams had resigned to take a job in St. Marys, Georgia. Since .

  • Guggisberg: Manhattan deserved better at state meet Grant.phatch

    The track meet wasn’t over, but you could already see the disappointment on all of their faces. The Manhattan High boys’ track team, which performed about as well as it could have last weekend at the all-class state track .

  • Naming field for Lane appropriate

    Lew Lane is nothing short of a local legend. He coached at Manhattan High School for more than two decades, winning more than twice as many football games as anybody else in the history of the school. His impact on .





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