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  • Editorials | May 24, 2013

    Should PE be a core subject?

    The Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, has the luxury of issuing recommendations without worrying about how they ought to be implemented. That’s unfortunate, because its recommendations to improve the health and fitness of young people make a

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2013

    Falcons edge Indians in 6A opener

    LAWRENCE — A play here, a play there. That’s all that separated the Manhattan High baseball team from a semifinal berth in the Class 6A state tournament Thursday afternoon in a 4-3 loss to Olathe South. Each team had seven hits and two errors. Both

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Rock Creek softball falls at 4A state

    The Rock Creek softball team suffered an early exit in its first-ever Class 4A state tournament Thursday evening in Salina. De Soto took out the Mustangs 6-2. It was the first loss for Rock Creek (17-4) since April and according to head coach Jeri Brummet,

  • Tennis | May 24, 2013

    Niedermayerova into round of 16; doubles team advances

    Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova fought through a three-hour marathon to defeat Kyle McPhillips of UCLA in three-sets, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6) Thursday to reach the round of 16 at the NCAA Division-I Singles Championships at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex. The win for Niedermayerova moved

  • Track & Field | May 24, 2013

    K-State track opens postseason strong

    AUSTIN, Texas — The Kansas State track and field team sent 30 athletes to the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds this week in Texas and eight of them were in action Thursday. No other team had as many women running in the 400-meter hurdles to highlight the day

  • Equestrian | May 24, 2013

    Bovaird selected for AQHA Horsemanship Challenge

    Bovaird selected for AQHA Horsemanship Challenge K-State equestrian rider Kelly Bovaird was one of eight riders selected to compete in the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Horsemanship (AQHA) Challenge. The event is part of the AQHA Amateur World Show in Oklahoma City. The Horsemanship challenge will

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Wamego’s Ditto earns Summit League honors

    Wamego native Campbell Ditto was named the Summit League’s softball Freshman of the Year recently at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She was also named to the All-Summit League’s second team. Ditto finished with a .376 batting average, seven home runs, 30 RBIs, 34 runs, 11 doubles and

  • Women's Basketball | May 24, 2013

    Patterson elected WBCA Treasurer

    Kansas State head women’s basketball coach Deb Patterson has been elected to serve on the executive committee as the treasurer for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) in an announcement by the organization on Thursday. Patterson started her initial appointment with the WBCA

  • Area Schools | May 24, 2013

    Scherer earns Big 12 honor

    Former Wamego High standout Liz Scherer was named the Big 12’s Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the University of Kansas recently. The junior has a 3.96 GPA and is an exercise science major at KU. Scherer rows for the Jayhawks’ First Varsity Eight and was

  • Letters | May 24, 2013

    Financial gifts are best way to help victims in Oklahoma

    To the Editor: The recent front-page story of local people taking actions, in this case with a lemonade stand, to help the recovery in Okla-homa, helps show the generous and heartfelt responses people across the United States have shown in the past. And they continue


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