• KSU equestrian beats No. 1 Baylor

    The Kansas State equestrian team ran its home winning streak to 18 straight on Saturday, as the Wildcats knocked off No. 1 Baylor on senior day, 10-9, at Timbercreek Stables. K-State lost to Baylor in Equitation over Fences, 3-2. Sophomore Taylor Schmidt .

  • Four MHS bowlers get to state meet

    Both the girls’ and boys’ bowling teams competed Thursday at the Class 6A bowling regional in Lawrence, with four individuals advancing through to next week’s state tournament in Wichita. With the top three teams from each regional advancing to .

  • Blue Valley swept at Centre

    At Lost Springs, the Blue Valley boys’ team got off to a slow start on Friday, and it led to a 61-42 loss to Centre for the Rams. Centre started the game by jumping out to a 17-6 lead and .

  • On the road with Manhattan-based band Vineyard Vineyard.phatch

    Suddenly, the music stops. It is six hours after Vineyard’s journey to Wichita began, and just 30 seconds into the band’s first song, but frontman Ryan O’Neill can’t hear his own voice. “Check. Check. Check. Can we .

  • Celebrating mom on her birthday

    My mom is adamant she will not live a day past her 72nd birthday. She’s convinced as soon as a person turns 72, that everything goes downhill. “That’s when all the serious medical problems start,” she says. “I’m .

  • Indians beat Seaman to claim outright championship Girls24.phatch

    “League what? League champs.” That was the chant coming from the boys’ locker room at Manhattan High after the Indians’ 68-60, outright-title-clinching win over Seaman Friday night. The team celebrated appropriately after doing what no team in the last decade .

  • MHS girls rally past Vikings, claim share of league title Boyjube.phatch

    With six seniors on the roster playing key roles, the basic rules of basketball prevented Scott Mall from starting his entire senior class Friday night in the team’s final regular-season game. It’s a unique situation that may catch .

  • Obama’s left-wing obsession hurts America

    I have no reason to believe that Obama is either unpatriotic or anti-Christian. Rather, he is on the political left, a man who takes his ideology very seriously. Yes, he has taken a number of actions for purely political reasons, .

  • Youth ensembles presenting concert

    TOPEKA—-The Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles will present their spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Washburn University’s White Concert Hall. The three youth ensembles performing are: Debut Orchestra, conducted by Carolyn Sandquist; Youth Philharmonic, conducted by Carolyn .

  • LGBT people are victims, not perpetrators, of violence

    To the editor: Robert Mullins’ recent letter to the editor (“Unlike race and ethnicity, human behavior is a choice”) attacks policies pro-tecting LGBT individuals from discrimination. To do this, he relies on misreading history and facts. Mullins’ letter repeats the .

  • Common Core doesn’t hurt students, it works for them

    To the Editor: I was unable to testify in opposition of HB 2292 (A bill to kill all new and updated state standards) because I was presenting to the Kansas Mathematics Supervisors meeting in Kansas City at the time the hearing .

  • Iris Society grateful for MHS Web students help

    To the Editor: I recently had the privilege of working with a fine group of young men at Manhattan High School in Tiffany Anderson’s Gaming and Web Experience class. It is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) class in .


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