Thursday, February 11, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Letters | April 16, 2014

    Students also benefit from project to help others

    To the Editor: For several years I have been delighted to be the recipient of a grant allowing my students and me to provide some holiday cheer for the children at the Manhattan Area Transitional Shelter. This year, as in the past, our grant funds

  • Letters | April 16, 2014

    Sponsors, public helped MHS Fashion Show succeed

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Manhattan High School’s National Honor Society hosted the first MHS Fashion Show. The show was a fundraiser for our group and had a twofold purpose. It was a way for MHS students to assist other MHS students with some

  • Manhattan High School | April 16, 2014

    MHS softball drops two at Rossville

    In one of the team’s few non-league contests of the year, the Manhattan High softball team traveled to Rossville Tuesday afternoon, but were swept in a doubleheader, 1-0 and 7-3. In the first game, Rossville got the only run it would need in the

  • Area Schools | April 16, 2014

    Falcons’ Vargo sisters sign at Washburn

    Riley County seniors Madison and Makayla Vargo have been playing basketball together as long as they can remember. Now, after officially signing to play on Wednesday morning to play basketball at Washburn, the twins are set to spend another four years together on the hardwood.

  • Manhattan High School | April 16, 2014

    Manhattan goes 11-1 to dominate home tennis quad

    Camdenadams.phatch

    Any time you can win 11 matches in a quadrangular tennis meet, it’s a good day. Hosting Marysville, Highland Park and Junction City at City Park on Tuesday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team did just that, going 11-1 on the day while putting

  • Manhattan High School | April 16, 2014

    MHS soccer wins at Emporia, 6-0

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team got a win over the Emporia Spartans behind a big offensive night from Kelsey Schroll Tuesday. Schroll scored three goals in the game, all in the second half, to lead the Indians to a 6-0 win over the Spartans. “

  • Movies | April 16, 2014

    ‘Rio 2’ beautifully animated, but the story is dull

    Christopher.conner1

    Blue Sky Studios is best known for its Ice Age franchise. This year the 20th Century Fox-owned animators are trying their first sequel without a mammoth in the lead. The captive-raised spix macaw, Blu, returns from his starring role in 2011’s “Rio.” Blu (voiced by

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2014

    LARRY L. BLISS

    Larry Lee Bliss, 77, died Saturday as the result of an accident on his farm in rural Geary County.  He died doing one of the things he loved best, cutting firewood up in the woods. Larry is survived by his wife of 57 years, Belva, and

  • Obituaries | April 16, 2014

    RICHARD MORRIS

    Richard D. Morris, 77, of Olathe, died Monday at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936 in Topeka and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Salina. On Nov. 20, 1957, in Salina, he was united in marriage to his wife Thea. 

  • Men's Basketball | April 16, 2014

    Edwards, Bolden bring excitement to Wildcats

    As soon as this past season ended, Marcus Foster started to get excited for next season. The Kansas State freshman, who led his team in scoring, made a bold prediction that transfer Justin Edwards would be next year’s leading scorer. Maybe even surpassing the


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