• ROBERT BARR

    Robert John Barr, 76, of Olsburg, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born on Feb. 25, 1938, in Bloomington, Wis., the son of Allan and Jeanette (Smith) Barr.  He grew up in the Bloomington area where he .

  • Wildcats’ Foster ready for spotlight this season B1.121613.ksubk1.phatch

    When Kansas State sophomore Marcus Foster was named to the All-Big 12 preseason team last week, he was happy with his accomplishment, but he also knew what it meant. More often than not, those five guys picked before the season starts .

  • Nelson highlights Cats in Week 5

    The Green Bay Packers only had to throw to Jordy Nelson once in their demolishing win over the Minnesota Vikings last Thursday. Nelson caught one pass for 66 yards and a touchdown in the 42-10 win, and didn’t have to .

  • Wamego CC competes at Newton

    The Wamego cross country teams competed at the Newton Invitational on Saturday, with the girls taking seventh and the boys finishing fifth. Tessa Seeberger led the girls’ team with a 22nd-place finish, while Alexis Pettay was 26th. Elise Wolf took 31.

  • Cats back to Ohio for Firestone Invitational

    The Kansas State men’s golf team returned to the Buckeye State for the Firestone Invitational that started today and runs through Tuesday at the par-72, 7,125-yard Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. The tournament started with 36 holes Monday morning, .

  • Galvan, Wedekind lead the way at Chile Pepper

    K-State cross country took its mark on Saturday at Agri Park in Fayetteville, Ark., for the Chile Pepper Festival. The women’s team finished third amongst tough competition and senior Laura Galvan clinched yet another top-10 performance, while the men’.

  • Wildcats excel at Head of the Oklahoma

    The K-State women’s rowing team started fall competition strong with a solid performance at the OCU Head of the Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. On the day, the Wildcats had six boats place in the top-10, including a second-place finish .

  • Former MHS stars help Jayhawks CC

    University of Kansas freshmen Chris Melgares and Alaina Schroeder competed for the Jayhawks at the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minn., recently, helping their respective teams to solid finishes in the season’s second cross country event. Melgares was 43.

  • MHS freshman volleyball wins 6 of 7 matches

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team won six out of seven matches in the last week to improve its season record to 18-3. MHS lost for the second time this season to Seaman (15-21, 15-25) and then bounced back that .

  • Anthony VB sweeps quad

    The Anthony eighth grade volleyball team swept a quad with Emporia, Hays and Eisenhower last week. Anthony started by defeating Emporia 25-14, 25-9. Haleigh Harper had four aces. They defeated Hays 25-11, 25-11. Garrin Williams, Brooklyn Cink, and Graycn Evans .

  • Star Wars day, dance and more

    SUNDAY Manhattan Arts Center presents the musical “Cats,” 2 p.m. Based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Directed by Penny Cullers and features local actors Evan Tuttle, .

  • K-State, Fort Riley renew unique bond at football game Ftriley1.phatch

    Awash in a sea full of purple, patches of camouflage were scattered throughout Bill Snyder Family Stadium Saturday afternoon. Kansas State University honored the soldiers of the Big Red One and all military personnel at its annual Fort Riley Day .







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