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  • Men's Basketball | August 19, 2013

    Weber promotes Speraw, Yoder

    K-State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber announced the promotions of Drew Speraw and Dustin Yoder on his coaching staff on Friday. The program’s video coordinator for the past year, Speraw has been promoted to director of basketball operations, while Yoder takes his spot

  • Golf | August 19, 2013

    K-State’s Norris announces retirement plans

    Kansas State head men’s golf coach Tim Norris announced tonight that he will retire from his current position at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. Norris, who has guided the K-State men’s golf program for the past 16 years, made the emotional announcement at

  • General Activities | August 19, 2013

    Aftershock holding tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock 16-Under softball team is having tryouts on Monday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 21, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  For more information contact Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett at 785-313-1882.

  • Men's Basketball | August 19, 2013

    Puerto Rico Tip-Off tickets now available through Ticketpop

    Tickets for the 2013 Puerto Rico Tip-Off, an early-season men’s basketball tournament, are on sale now for the seventh annual event to be played at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico November 21, 22 and 24, 2013. Tickets will be on sale through Ticketpop at 787-294-0001

  • Volleyball | August 19, 2013

    K-State announces volleyball single match tickets, promotions

    With the volleyball season fast approaching, K-State Athletics announced single-match ticket prices and promotions on Friday for the exciting 13-match home schedule at Ahearn Field House. Single-match tickets, which go on sale Monday, Aug. 19, start at just $8 for adults and $5 for youth/senior citizens/military

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 18, 2013

    Airport to announce added service

    Manhattan airport officials on Tuesday will announce the expansion of commercial air service to the city, according to information released Friday.  Manhattan Regional Airport will have a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday in its passenger terminal to announce the new offering. The public

  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    In its ninth year, ‘Hoo Haw’ keeps jokes coming in Wamego

    Gettingready.phatch

    WAMEGO — “Hoo Haw” began as a one-time performance to raise money for the Columbian Theatre nine years ago, but since then it has become an annual community favorite. “It seems to be a big hit,” said Troy Hemphill, director and cast member for the past

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 18, 2013

    High or low, budgets often miss the mark by 20% or more

    Outside.phatch

    The city is finalizing a proposed 2014 budget that allows it to spend up to $128 million in 2014. But don’t expect it to actually do so. Bernie Hayen, the city’s director of finance, said when the books are eventually closed on that 2014 budget, actual spending

  • Local | August 18, 2013

    Road work means change of venue for Band Day, Power Play

    Two upcoming events that have traditionally taken place on Poyntz Avenue have been forced to move this year because of road construction downtown. Band Day and Purple Power Play on Poyntz will both be forced to change venue this year. Kansas State University and high

  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    Alpha Tau Omegas get a bigger, more efficient house with scenic views of K-State

    Outside.phatch

    The name remains the same, but the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house is a completely different structure. The new Muir House is a three-story, $4.4 million building that’s 40 percent bigger and more energy efficient than the old house. The chapter raised $2.6 million toward the project


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