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  • Rock Creek girls second, boys third at MEL meet

    The Rock Creek girls’ team took second place at the Mid-East League track meet, while the boys’ team finished third. Riley County took fifth in boys’ and girls’ competitions. Hayden Schlochtermeier led the Rock Creek girls with a win in .

  • George to hold 2015 Future Indians Basketball Camp

    Manhattan High head boys’ basketball coach Benji George and the Manhattan High basketball staff, current, and former players will once again be hosting a youth camp for summer basketball.  Camp will run the June 29 through July 2. Campers will be .

  • MBA to hold youth training sessions

    The Manhattan Basketball Association is sponsoring a breakfast club basketball training series throughout the month of June. Cost is $50, with a $40 per child for families with three or more athletes. The club will meet at Anthony Middle School each Monday .

  • Indians JV sweeps Emporia

    The Manhattan Indians junior varsity softball team scored a sweep of Emporia on Tuesday beating the Spartans 18-2 and 17-4. Manhattan’s bats proved too much for the Spartan defense in the run-rule shortened games.  The first game saw .

  • Valley Heights competes in Twin Valley League meet

    Valley Heights competed at the Twin Valley League meet on Tuesday at Centralia. Although the Mustangs did not have enough players to post a team score, all three players finished in the top 30. Payton Manley shot 105 to take 12th, while .

  • Vote ‘yes’ to authorize increase in LOB

    To the Editor: Please vote “yes” on the ballot to authorize USD 383 to increase the local option budget. Over the years the Manhattan schools have developed and designed educational programs which have gone beyond “adequate” in providing excellent instruction to .

  • McIlroy sets course record, leads Wells Fargo

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — When Rory McIlroy rolled in an 8-foot birdie putt on the 13th hole, he started thinking about shooting 59. He didn’t quite get there Saturday, settling for an 11-under 61 to break the Quail Hollow record and .

  • Couple repurpose historic grocery store

    Let’s go to the store.  In this case, we’re not going for milk or bread. We are visiting a historic store building which is becoming a cultural and educational center for a rural region of Kansas. Patty .

  • K-State announces faculty, staff retirements

    Some Kansas State University faculty and professional staff are retiring this year. The Faculty Senate had ceremony April 24 for the retirees. These were the faculty on the program this year: Agriculture: Joseph Arata, agricultural economics; Arlo Biere, agricultural economics; Daniel .

  • K-State shuts out KU, 11-0, in series opener Ku bbc ksu jy 01.phatch

    LAWRENCE — Kansas State recorded its largest shutout ever in the all-time series against Kansas on Friday as the Wildcats blanked the Jayhawks, 11-0, in the series opener at Hoglund Ballpark. K-State starting pitcher Nate Griep tossed seven perfect innings, stretching .

  • ‘Journeys Home’ offers 25 personal essays about family history

    This beautiful book consists of 26 short personal essays, most around 10 pages long, about people traveling back to lands from which their parents, grandparents or more distant ancestors came. Sometimes they seek forebears from several hundred years ago or even longer, .

  • ‘Chestnut Street’ provides glimpse into Dublin

    Maeve Binchy was one of Ireland’s most prolific and popular writers, writing for more than 27 years and selling 40 million books. In addition to best-selling novels, she wrote a number of interlocking short stories, many never made public. They were .


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