• Truman sets tone for Cats’ defense Kstatecolor.phatch

    If Jonathan Truman was allowed to play a little bit longer Saturday he might have had as many tackles as his hometown has residents. OK, so that’s a stretch, slightly. But the Kechi native was a one-man wrecking crew, .

  • Nelson catches TD in Packers’ win

    Former Riley County standout Jordy Nelson added another touchdown to his season total as the Green Bay Packers put a 38-17 beat down on the Carolina Panthers. Nelson caught four passes for 80 yards and a touchdown, bringing his season total .

  • Anthony wins league volleyball championship

    The Anthony Middle School eighth-grade A volleyball team won the Centennial Middle League Championship on Saturday. The Tornadoes defeated Emporia (25-9, 25-11), Shawnee Heights (25-16, 25-9) and Eisenhower (25-12, 25-12) to get through pool play undefeated. They took on Junction .

  • Wamego sweeps NCKL cross country meet

    The Wamego Red Raider cross country teams swept both the team and individual titles at the North Central Kansas League meet over the weekend, with Allison Seufert winning the girls’ varsity race in a time of 16:32.02 while Ethan Artzer won .

  • MHS boys top latest cross country coaches poll

    The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team, fresh off a Centennial League title Saturday, remained at the top of the state’s Class 6A coaches poll, edging Blue Valley-Stilwell for the top spot. The Manhattan girls’ team remained in fourth .

  • Seven MHS wrestlers compete in KC

    Seven Manhattan High wrestlers participated in the Blue Chip Fall Brawl in Kansas City, Mo., over the weekend. The group wrestled in 64-man brackets against other top wrestlers from the region, including Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, .

  • Eisenhower wins Little Apple Championship

    The Eisenhower Middle School football team defeated Anthony Middle School 36- 0 on Oct. 14, to win the Little Apple Championship. Jay Liggons had 12 carries for 109 yards and a touchdown, threw a 41-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 60 yards for a .

  • K-State/Texas football game to air on ESPN

    Kansas State’s home game this Saturday with the Texas Longhorns will air on ESPN, beginning at 11 a.m. It will be the first two straight home games for the Wildcats, who host Oklahoma State on Oct. 25. The game time .

  • As state weighs same-sex marriage, Alma couple fights for benefits Two guys lookin.phatch

    Charles Dedmon is hopeful he will soon enjoy the same legal rights and protections that kept his grandmother from living in poverty. Dedmon, a former public defender, and Michael Nelson, a minister at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Manhattan, filed .

  • Thousands attend Sunset Zoo’s Spooktacular in costume Zoo2.phatch

    Lions and tigers and candy — oh my! Children and parents trick-or-treated at the Sunset Zoo and competed in a Halloween costume contest at the annual Spooktacular event Saturday, which was expected to draw about 4,500 to 5,000 people over the weekend, according .

  • Despite incident, Schoen doesn’t see need for new regulations — yet

    Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen told county commissioners in Randolph Thursday that some area landowners may be taking a bit too much liberty with the term “agritourism” recently. Schoen informed commissioners that the RCPD broke up a party .

  • Lacking opposition, candidates stay on trail in local races

    The indicators of an election season are present all around Manhattan. Political ads. Yard signs. Endorsement letters. Yet something is missing. “Two years ago, I was attending forums and debating,” said Rep. Ron Highland, R-Wamego. “Now I don’t have .





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