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  • Golf | June 18, 2013

    Pyle is Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

    IRVING, Texas — Kansas State senior women’s golfer Whitney Pyle has been selected as the 2012-13 Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year, the league office announced on Monday. The Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year awards began in 2000-01 to annually recognize student-athletes who displayed an extraordinary

  • Baseball | June 18, 2013

    King to sign deal with Mets

    After a wild ride that included the first league title in 80 years and the first trip to a Super Regional in school history, Kansas State outfielder Jared King will go pro. In a story on the K-State athletics website Monday, King said he intended to

  • General Activities | June 18, 2013

    Braves go 6-0

    The Manhattan 9-and-under Braves baseball team went 6-0 last weekend to best a 13-team field in the McPherson Summer Slam. In pool play, the Braves defeated the Augusta Orioles 10-3 and the Slate Creek Sluggers 6-5.  On Sunday, the Braves defeated Buhler 10-3, the

  • General Activities | June 18, 2013

    Optimist Fury compete at state

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Fury softball team competed at the USSSA “C” state championship tournament this past weekend in Topeka. The Fury began the weekend with a close victory over Emporia Energy, followed by a loss to Abilene Attack. On Sunday, the Fury had to

  • General Activities | June 18, 2013

    Optimist Bullets play in JuneBUG JAM

    The Optimist 12-and-under Bullets competed in the NIT JuneBUG JAM this past weekend in Beatrice, Neb.  The Bullets were one of more than 20 teams 12U open division.  The team went 3-2 on the tournament to finish in fifth place. The first game of

  • General Activities | June 18, 2013

    Optimist Aftershock competes in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under Aftershock softball team played in Topeka in the Kansas USSSA “C” state tournament this past weekend.  On Friday night, the Aftershock defeated the Abilene Attack 12-3.  Makayla Tegtmeier got the pitching victory and Ashley Faiola was behind the plate.&

  • Track & Field | June 18, 2013

    Kynard a semifinalist for Bowerman award

    On Monday afternoon the USTFCCCA announced the 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman, and Kansas State senior Erik Kynard is on the list. The Bowerman honors former Oregon head coach Bill Bowerman and has been awarded to the top collegiate track and field student-athlete since 2009 and is

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 17, 2013

    Reduced sentence for drunk driver

    A district judge granted a reduced sentence Monday for a K-State student convicted of driving drunk and killing two people on K-18 in May 2012. Miles Theurer, 24, a veterinary student, will immediately serve 60 days in the Riley County Jail followed by a 36-month probationary period for

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 17, 2013

    Department’s new director begins work by listening to her staff

    The Riley County Commission welcomed Brenda Nickel as the county’s new Health Department director Monday. Nickel, named recently to succeed Susie Kufahl in the position, was publicly introduced by commission chairman Dave Lewis on her first day in those duties. She has been involved

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 17, 2013

    Carry law up for city review

    City commissioners plan Tuesday to notify the Kansas attorney general and the Riley County Police Department that the city wants a six-month extension on application of the new concealed carry law. The exemption would give the city time to devise a plan to secure some

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