Ruby Alice Irene Howell, 102, of Manhattan, died Dec. 4 at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on June 13, 1911, in Holdrege, Neb. She was the daughter of Charles and Hulda Johnson. Memorial services for Mrs. Howell will be held at a later date. The
Delmar R. Salberg, 86, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 2, 1927. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Carole Ann Hartley, 77, of Simpsonville, S.C., died in Savannah, Ga., on Dec. 1. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert H. Hartley, formerly of Manhattan and a graduate of Manhattan High School and Kansas State University; two sons; one daughter; and 11 grandchildren.
WAMEGO — At halftime of Tuesday’s game against Nemaha Valley, the Wamego girls’ basketball team found itself in an uncommon position. The Red Raiders were behind. For two quarters, it looked as if Nemaha Valley might have the recipe for an upset against the top-ranked
WAMEGO — The way the Wamego boys’ basketball team played in the first quarter, it would have been easy for the Red Raiders to throw in the towel. Facing a 21-8 deficit after one quarter and a Nemaha Valley lead that ballooned to as many as 20
Thomas Gipson thought it was like a bar fight. Kansas State coach Bruce Weber compared it more to something that might come after a fight — a trip to the dentist. (Kansas State’s Omari Lawrence fights for a rebound between two South Dakota defenders on
K-State volleyball senior Kaitlynn Pelger was named an AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention, the organization announced. Pelger, a rare middle blocker who played all six rotations, was the only player to rank among the Big 12’s top 10 for each kills, blocks and aces per set
Kansas State landed four players, including Defensive Player of the Year Ryan Mueller, on the inaugural Big 12 Broadcasters All-Conference team. Joining Mueller as a first-team honoree were wide receiver Tyler Lockett and defensive back Ty Zimmerman, while offensive lineman Cody Whitehair was named to the
The Rock Creek wrestling team opened its season on Dec. 7, in Wamego. Junior Chase Ridder and sophomore AJ Burenhiede led the Mustangs to a fifth-place team finish. Both wrestlers took second in their respective weight classes. The Mustangs next action is Tuesday night vs
Four area girl’s teams and one boys’ team are ranked in the latest KBCA rankings. The Wamego girls are No. 1 in Class 4A DI, while the Riley County girls are No. 2 in 3A. The Valley Heights girls are ranked No. 3 in 1A DI and
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