Just before visiting with the media Thursday afternoon, Max Brown looked over to his teammate, Alex Bee, for approval and asked, “Accent?” Brown, a towering center fielder for Kansas State at 6-foot-6, then asked Bee another question. “Australian?” he inquired. Bee grinned and again approved.
Through all his knee injuries and rehabilitation, Manhattan High baseball player AJ Epperson knew he wanted to keep playing as long as he possibly could. With his decision to play college baseball at Independence Community College next fall, he has the chance to play for
Rock Creek and Riley County split a Mid-East League softball doubleheader on Tuesday, with the Mustangs winning the first game 11-1 before the Falcons won Game 2, 5-2. Rock Creek jumped out to an early lead in the opener, scoring 10 runs in the first three innings
When the Kansas budget director circulates details about budget proposals from his office email account, that information is subject to the Kansas Open Records Act. But if the budget director were to send those emails from a private email account, they’re not subject to
The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14U fast pitch softball team finished with a 1-2 record last weekend at the rain-shortened Battle of the Complexes tournament in Hutchinson. The Rebels opened pool play on Saturday with a 3-2 loss to the Krushers from Kingman. Kylea Ricketts
We suppose that if someone the city or the Chamber of Commerce’s Convention and Visitors Bureau is paying thinks Manhattan ought to reconsider its nickname, it’s worth doing. Mayor Karen McCulloh said Wednesday that Judy Randall, CEO of the marketing firm doing business
The selling point for hefty Kansas tax cuts was irresistibly seductive: Kansas could lower income tax rates, exempt business profits from the income tax entirely, and state revenue would still remain the same, or maybe even grow, and the state economy would prosper. But this
The Manhattan Optimist 10U Xtreme took first place at a pair of softball tournaments in April, traveling to Independence, Mo., and Abilene in back-to-back weekends. The Xtreme took first Place in the Spring Spectacular in Independence on April 19. All games were rained out on Saturday
The Big 12 and Southeastern conferences announced an extension of their women’s basketball challenge on Thursday that will expand to 10 games in 2016 and 2017. K-State will host Auburn in the 2016 non-conference schedule and will travel to Missouri to face the Tigers in the 2017 non-conference season.
Kansas State University has awarded $500,000 to faculty members who are taking on some of the world’s food challenges created by a rapidly increasing population. “Given the importance of food production to the Kansas economy, the innovative technologies and knowledge generated from this initiative will
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