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  • Letters | September 16, 2013

    Herspring’s critic resorted to predictable name-calling

    To the Editor: Liberals are so predictable, as Ed Horne aptly points out in his letter to the editor in Sunday’s edition of the Mercury. When the “left” runs out of arguments they resort to name-calling, as he refers to Professor Herspring as, “...trying

  • Obituaries | September 16, 2013

    Gary Richard Sutton

    Gary Richard Sutton, 67, of rural Manhattan died Sunday at Stoneybrook Retirement Community Rapid Recovery Unit in Manhattan.

  • Football | September 16, 2013

    Rose waited a long time for first TD

    No 5 td run.phatch

    Robert Rose took a handoff up the middle, then cut back to his left before going untouched for a 26-yard touchdown against Massachusetts Saturday night. Though big at the time, it’s probably not a moment that will find its way onto a highlight reel

  • Columns |Football | September 16, 2013

    Kinder: Mr. Brown, say hi to Mr. Solich

    Josh mug color

    If history truly does repeat itself, then Mack Brown may be without a job very soon. The longtime Texas football coach is struggling these days to explain away the Longhorns’ two straight losses they’ll carry into Saturday’s game against Kansas State in Austin.

  • Football | September 16, 2013

    Nelson has two TDs in Packers’ win

    Former Kansas State receiver Jordy Nelson is off to a hot start for the Green Packers. The Riley native caught two more touchdowns Sunday, giving him three already this season. The former All-American caught three passes for 66 yards overall, helping the Packers beat the Washington

  • Columns |Football | September 15, 2013

    Guggisberg: Defense still lacking consistency

    Grant.phatch

    If the loss to North Dakota State alarmed some fans two weeks ago, Saturday night’s 37-7 win over lowly UMass should put them in full-on crisis mode. Let’s start with the obvious. This defense can’t stop anybody — not for four quarters, anyway.

  • Columns | September 15, 2013

    Putin makes Obama look like an amateur

    Having studied Russia for more than 50 years, I never thought I would say that a Russian leader has outsmarted a United States president. Unfortunately, that is no longer the case. When it comes to foreign policy, the most important element behind any leader is credibility.&

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 15, 2013

    A day of fun for 2,000 high school musicians

    Troy.phatch

    High school bands from around the state and elsewhere converged at Kansas State University Saturday to participate in the annual Band Day parade and football game performance. More than 2,000 musicians from nearly 30 high schools as close as Manhattan High and as distant as Peculiar, Mo.

  • Local |Traffic | September 15, 2013

    Motorists barged through Band Day parade

    Mulvane.phatch

    Riley County police had a hard time keeping traffic off the Band Day parade route Saturday. The parade, which began at Triangle Park, looped around City Park along 11th Street, Poyntz Avenue and 14th Street and back to Triangle Park, was frequently interrupted by motorists

  • Manhattan High School | September 15, 2013

    Late touchdown, defense carries Indians past Emporia

    90 jube.phatch

    Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz knew his defense would have to put together a special performance for the Indians to win Friday night against Emporia. Even he couldn’t have predicted this. Despite scoring only six points in a forgettable offensive effort, Manhattan


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