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  • MHS takes 2nd at Hutch Invite

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second place at the 17-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park, shooting a 336 to finish one stroke behind Maize South. The Indians shot a 335 to win, with Goddard Eisenhower taking third place with a 340. .

  • Big 12 TD leader ready for anything out of Wildcat Ksucolor.phatch

    It was the obvious question, but it took a huddled group of reporters almost 10 minutes to ask it. When might Charles Jones, Kansas State’s running back and Wildcat formation aficionado, throw a pass? “It’s pretty funny to me, .

  • Wildcats’ defense ready for Red Raiders’ passing attack Josh mug color

    Through the first four games only Baylor has been better on defense than Kansas State in the Big 12. Ranking 18th nationally in total defense, the Wildcats have been even better against the run — checking in at No. 13 with 90 rushing yards .

  • KSU to host Hoop Scoop for Women

    Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber and his staff will host an inaugural Hoop Scoop for Women clinic on Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Basketball Training Facility. The clinic will give attendees a look at the .

  • Shoe store, spa among mall’s new additions

    Manhattan Town Center is filling some of its vacancies after a year of losing stores. Famous Footwear will open in mid-November, said Allen Raynor, general manager of Manhattan Town Center. The shoe store will go in between Claire’s Boutique .

  • 7th, 8th grade football separated

    Middle school administrators on Wednesday agreed to concussion testing for football players so the school board would pass a measure making separate seventh- and eighth-grade teams. The USD 383 school board a a previous meeting approved a first reading of the .

  • McConnell accused of killing child in 2013

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of killing a child born last year made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday afternoon. Alexander McConnell, 22, appeared via video from the Riley County Jail. District Magistrate Judge Sheila Hochhauser reviewed the .

  • Applebee’s closed after kitchen fire

    An accidental fire in Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar kitchen just before 1 a.m. Thursday will force the restaurant to close for cleanup and repairs. The Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to the restaurant, 100 Manhattan Town Center P5, at 12:59 .

  • Board OKs student voting program

    In light of election season, elementary and middle school students will learn about voting, democracy and civic responsibilities with Kids Voting Kansas 2014, a non-partisan, non-profit educational program. The school board approved the program at Wednesday’s meeting. “It is a .

  • Indians hit the road for Topeka West

    After two straight weeks facing the Wing-T, the Manhattan High football team will face a new challenge this week against Topeka West. In Friday’s 7 p.m. game at Topeka’s Hummer Sports Park, the Indians will see a spread .

  • Cameron: Royals won wild playoff game in spite of Yost Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You might watch a thousand baseball games and never see anything like this. You know by now that the Royals rallied — implausibly, almost impossibly — to beat the Oakland A’s 9-8 in the 12th inning of an .

  • Way to go, Ogden Elementary!

    We offer our congratulations to Ogden Elementary School for being recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School. As a story in Wednesday’s Mercury explained, Ogden is one of the most successful schools nationwide in improving students’ scores in reading .







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