• Man charged in bomb plot called strange, troubled

    TOPEKA — John T. Booker Jr. struck others as strange or even troubled but also as a young man not shy about discussing his faith as a Muslim or debating Islamic philosophy at the Topeka mosque he attended. His name tag .

  • Cattle auctions show hectic side of rural life in Kansas Action.phatch

    It’s Thursday evening, the night before an auction, and cattle are beginning to arrive. Manhattan Commission Company already smells like livestock — it always does — but the back lot is also about to get loud. The animals disembark trailers in .

  • Young engineers build with straws, tape at KSU Open House Open3.phatch

    When it came to masking tape, the saying “less is more” did not apply for a group of about 30 kids who spent Saturday morning building windmills out of craft supplies in the leadership studies building at the annual K-State Open .

  • Frogs blank Wildcats to even series

    By the time Kansas State could string together any offense, it was already too late. TCU pitcher Preston Morrison pitched a complete-game shutout, holding the Wildcats to four hits and two walks while striking out six in a 9-0 win .

  • Cats have work to do in return game B1.11114.ksufb7.phatch

    Most people probably remember Tyler Lockett’s mastery in the punt return game. And with good reason, too. Lockett returned 21 punts last season for 402 yards and two touchdowns, and won the Jet Award as the nation’s top return specialist. .

  • Wildcats’ Gipson works out for Packers Gipson, thomas - mug.phatch

    Anyone who’s seen Thomas Gipson on a basketball court the last four years might have thought he’d fit well on the gridiron, too. That’s because at 6-foot-7 and 265 pounds, Gipson looked like he was built to rush .

  • Walter and Erin Barr conquer Alaska Overallcolor.phatch

    Walter Barr had every reason to like Alaska. After all, the Manhattan native had finished in the top three numerous times at the Alaska Bodybuilding Fitness and Figure Pro-Am Championships in Anchorage. But something was always missing — that elusive first-place .

  • MHS girls win at Topeka Relays

    Friday’s trip to the Topeka Relays marked the first big meet of the year for the Manhattan High track and field teams. Facing some of the toughest competition they’ve seen so far, the Indians fared well, with the .

  • MHS softball drops two vs. T-Birds

    The Manhattan High softball team traveled to Topeka and lost a pair of games to Shawnee Heights on Friday afternoon, dropping Game 1, 5-1, before losing the second game, 9-2. In the opening game, Manhattan stayed within arm’s reach by .

  • Indians compete at Olathe Invite

    Manhattan swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows the Olathe Invitational is one of the deepest meets his team will see all season. With many of the Kansas City-metro area’s top teams in attendance and only the top 12 finishers .

  • Shawnee Heights sweeps Indians 5.phatch

    There’s no doubt Manhattan High baseball head coach Don Hess was happy with the way his team started both games in Friday night’s doubleheader with Shawnee Heights at the Eisenhower Baseball Complex. It was the finishes that bothered .

  • K-State tennis loses to No. 29 Sooners

    NORMAN, Okla. — The Kansas State women’s tennis team opened its two-match trip through the state of Oklahoma Friday night looking to upset the No. 29 Sooners at the Headington Family Tennis Center. The Wildcats came up just shy, as OU .


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