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  • Volleyball | September 22, 2013

    K-State beats Saint Louis, 3-1

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — Senior outside hitter Lilla Porubek was named the Arkansas Invitational MVP after she registered 15 kills, eight digs and two aces in the K-State volleyball team’s 3-1 win (25-19, 25-11, 20-25, 29-27) win over Saint Louis on Saturday at Barnhill Arena. The victory

  • Tennis | September 22, 2013

    Cats open tennis season in style

    Kansas State returned to Mike Goss Tennis Stadium on Saturday for the second day of the K-State Fall Invitational. The Wildcats faced Wichita State in singles and then closed out the doubles portion of the weekend schedule with a pair of doubles matches in the

  • Track & Field | September 22, 2013

    KSU women second at Greeno Invite

    LINCOLN, Nebraska — K-State junior Laura Galvan finished second at the Woody Greeno Invitational in Lincoln, Nebraska, with a time of 21:24.00. The women finished second, while the men finished sixth. Galvan who won the Invitational last year, has now started back-to-back seasons with top-3 finishes in

  • September 22, 2013

    Get away from the big city, but keep the amenities in Wamego, Holton, St. Marys

    Getting away from it all is great in theory. There’s no traffic, no crowds, generally no work-related stress. But as relaxing as that should be, the idea of being too far from civilization gives some people hives. A weekend without access to stores, coffee

  • Off The Beat | September 22, 2013

    Bohemian Rhapsody tops the best rock songs in Manhattan

    Ned seaton

    Evidently, Manhattan is a Bohemian sort of town. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the elaborate 1975 song by the band Queen, topped The Mercury’s totally unscientific, just-for-fun, don’t-take-this-too-seriously voluntary reader survey of the top rock songs of all time. In connection with the appearance by the classic

  • Off The Beat | September 22, 2013

    Kansas: East, west, & central

    Bill

    Not even 48 years in the news business — 44 of them in one place — teaches you everything. Why is it so cool to get wretching drunk in Aggieville in March? Why is there air? Why do perfectly qualified young adults attend KU? Why can’t the Cubs

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    St. Marys drops improved Rock Creek, 30-18

    Stadium.phatch

    FLUSH — Rock Creek had a new stadium on Friday night. And after its game with St. Marys, the Mustangs had a new outlook on the season. Yes, the Mustangs lost 30-18 to St. Marys to start the season off at 0-3, but things are finally

  • Manhattan High School | September 22, 2013

    Defense strong again in 19-7 MHS win

    In the world of high school football, a stingy defense can take a team far. With a second straight dominant performance on the defensive side of the ball, the Manhattan High football team capitalized on mistakes made by the Seaman Vikings, winning both the turnover

  • Manhattan High School | September 22, 2013

    Indians take 4th at Hayden tourney

    After sweeping through pool play at the Hayden Invitational on Saturday, the Manhattan High volleyball team came into the semifinals as a top seed in bracket play. But after two hard-fought sets, Manhattan fell to Silver Lake 27-25, 25-20, to land in the third-place match,

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    Wamego downs Concordia, 30-7

    At Concordia, the Red Raiders started slow but finished strong against the Panthers, scoring a pair of second-quarter touchdowns to build its lead while shutting out the Concordia offense to win comfortably. Wamego quarterback Kyler Alderson scored three touchdowns on the ground and also kicked


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