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  • Baseball | May 11, 2014

    Wildcats unable to finish comeback


    The Kansas State baseball team wanted to avoid a repeat of Friday night’s events — a game in which Wildcat head coach Brad Hill said his team “just gave in late.” The Wildcats responded on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough, as seventh-ranked Oklahoma State

  • Track & Field | May 11, 2014

    Twiss, Petry PR in Wildcats’ final home track meet

    The Kansas State track and field team wrapped up its home slate Saturday with the Wildcat Open. K-State’s final meet before the Big 12 Championships, the Wildcats’ effort was highlighted by personal-best efforts from Erica Twiss in the long jump and Kristen Petry in the

  • Baseball | May 11, 2014

    Cowboys ease to Game 1 rout of Wildcats


    A dominating performance by Oklahoma State pitcher Jon Perrin, and some early offense from the Cowboys, dashed any hope of the Kansas State baseball team making up ground in the Big 12 standings on Friday night, as the Wildcats lost 8-0 at Tointon Family Stadium. The

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2014

    MHS softball sweeps Scots on senior day


    Manhattan High softball coach Scott Mall planned to start each of his five seniors in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader sweep against Highland Park, but ended up only starting four. Senior Aubrey Jung, his top starting pitcher all season long, didn’t arrive to the

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2014

    MHS girls win at Salina track meet

    The Manhattan High track and field team took it easy on Friday at the Salina Central Invitational, but still managed to come up with a team win. While the boys’ team has finished higher in most meets this year, it was the girls that brought

  • Manhattan High School | May 11, 2014

    MHS baseball cruises to sweep

    The Manhattan High baseball team took care of Highland Park with ease on Friday afternoon in Topeka, winning a pair of five-inning games by the score of 11-0 in each. In Game 1, the Indians took advantage of four Highland Park errors to score 11 runs on

  • May 11, 2014

    ‘Japan’ discusses strategy, motives of Pearl Harbor attack

    History, usually is written by the winners. So Eri Hotta’s new book exploring the circumstances and rationale behind that nation’s attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 is a refreshing, as well as insightful, perspective. Even younger Americans generally understand the essentials of

  • Books | May 11, 2014

    ‘Forever Girl’ slowed by overthinking protagonist

    This is a new book by the prolific and wildly popular author of the “Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency” series set in Botswana, the “Isabel Dalhousie” and “44 Scotland Street” series set in Scotland, and the “Portuguese Irregular Verbs” series set in Europe.  This new book,

  • Books | May 11, 2014

    Back to reality: Books that tackle serious teen issues


    Many of you probably think that all Young Adult literature is fluff, with love triangles, mean girls, vampires, and overwrought drama. While there is plenty of fluff to go around, there are a number of books dealing with serious issues that many teens face today,

  • Books | May 11, 2014

    State history, day by day

    With his third episode of the “On This Day” series of daily devotionals, Paul Barkey has once again produced a truly fine and wonderfully readable blend of Scriptural meditations, historical people, events and episodes with his own thought-provoking commentary and observations. The book covers locations

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