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  • 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 .

  • K-State women’s golf finishes seventh

    MESQUITE, Texas — The Kansas State women’s golf team carded the second-lowest team score during the final round of the SMU/DAC Invitational on Saturday, jumping up four spots on the leaderboard to finish seventh at the par-72, 6,345-yard Dallas .

  • Agents thwart terror suspect

    This time the terrorism threat wasn’t in a metropolitan area skyscraper or a mall. This time the threat originated in Topeka and the target was Fort Riley. The suspect, a 20-year-old named John T. Booker — who also called himself .

  • ‘One Small Step’ discusses ancient ‘Kaizan way’

    Finally, somebody “gets it.” Author Robert Maurer, Ph.D., thinks that Americans had better slow down and not fret so much about setting big goals to accomplish something that would have only challenged them to take small and sensible steps. .

  • Take a moment and revisit the subtle joy of poetry Pecoraro

    When was the last time you read a poem, and why? If it was in grade school, and you had to memorize it and recite it to the class, you’re not alone. I think many of us of a .

  • Parks and Rec staff earns certifications

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation staff has earned certifications and a statewide appointment. Tammy Galvan, administrative coord-inator/-human resources, has achieved The Senior Professional in Human Resources certification. This is for those who have mastered the strategic and policy-making aspects of .





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