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  • Baseball | April 27, 2015

    Wildcats beat Baylor to take first-ever series in Waco

    WACO, Texas — The Kansas State baseball team erased a 3-1 deficit with five unanswered runs after the seventh inning to earn its first series win in program history at Baylor by beating the Bears, 6-3, on Sunday at Baylor Ballpark. The Wildcats (20-22, 7-11 Big 12),

  • Golf | April 27, 2015

    Wildcats 9th at Big 12 tournament

    SAN ANTONIO — The Kansas State women’s golf team finished ninth after a final-round score of 16-over-par 304 on Sunday at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship at the par-72, 6,246-yard Dominion Country Club. The Wildcats carded a three-day score of 46-over 910. “We had a pretty

  • Arts, Leisure | April 26, 2015

    Flint Hills Fest, ‘Mikado,’ Chaucer celebration

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    SUNDAY Delta Sig Dogs, noon-4 p.m. Delta Sigma Phi and Gamma Phi Beta feature puppies and a hot dog buffet. Cost: $5. Proceeds benefit Four Paws. Delta Sigma Phi, 1100 Fremont.   Flint Hills Festival, noon-6 p.m. Celebrate the Flint Hills with an array of food,

  • Local |Business | April 26, 2015

    Bar owner bans writer after alleged peeping incident

    An Aggieville bar owner banned a sports writer from coming into his nearby business after an alleged peeping incident last week that started a firestorm on social media. Rusty Wilson, owner of Kite’s Grille and Bar and the adjacent Rusty’s Last Chance bar,

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 26, 2015

    Street funding, rec facility on agenda

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday will begin discussions about how to get more funding for street maintenance projects. At the work session, commissioners will look at four proposals, including one that would increase sales taxes by 1 percent and fund both road improvements and a

  • Local |Education | April 26, 2015

    Districts eliminating textbooks with ‘one-to-one’ tech trend

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    In Andrew Trent’s seventh-grade English class at Rock Creek Junior High School, students last Wednesday learned about adverbs and adjectives. But they weren’t learning the lesson from a book. The 20 or so students in Trent’s class were sprawled across the classroom floor,

  • Local |Business | April 26, 2015

    How Flint Hills ranchers set, manage prescribed pasture fires

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    In the eyes of many ranchers, Flint Hills tallgrass is among the best in the world for raising cattle. If the conditions are right, the grass is burned annually in March or April, because the re-growth fattens cattle and keeps the prairie intact. But just

  • Football | April 26, 2015

    QB race unsettled after spring game

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    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder doesn’t need to decide on his quarterback until just before his team’s first game on Sept. 5 against South Dakota. It might take that long for the Hall of Fame coach to find his guy after

  • Men's Basketball |Manhattan High School | April 26, 2015

    McAtee to walk on at K-State

    An already-large group of newcomers to the Kansas State men’s basketball team got bigger Friday morning as Manhattan High senior Pierson McAtee accepted head coach Bruce Weber’s invitation to join the program as a walk-on. McAtee, who averaged 14.3 points and seven rebounds a

  • Baseball | April 26, 2015

    Hill wins 800th in K-State split

    WACO, Texas — After weather suspended Friday’s game, the Kansas State baseball team ended up playing most of a doubleheader Saturday, splitting with Baylor by losing Game 1, 4-1, then winning the second game, 5-3, at Baylor Ballpark. The win in the nightcap gave K-State head


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