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  • Women's Basketball | May 13, 2013

    Chambers debuts in Sparks exhibition game

    Former Kansas State guard Brittany Chambers debuted Sunday with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, losing 67-66 at home to the Seattle Storm. Chambers played 10 minutes, missed all four attempts from the field — all 3-pointers — and grabbed a pair of rebounds, with one turnover.

  • General Activities | May 13, 2013

    Optimist Bullets win tournament

    The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team won its second straight championship of the season by going 4-0 in the Twin Oaks Open at Anneberg Park this past weekend. Alex Hoelscher, Rachel Allen, and Rachel Duer each collected game MVP medals for their pitching performances.&

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 12, 2013

    Airport tower funding restored

    The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Friday that the 149 air-traffic control towers slated for closure in June —including the one at Manhattan Regional Airport — will remain open though the end of September following the passage of a bill that restored funding to the FAA. Transportation

  • Local | May 12, 2013

    Wamego house earns spot on state historical register

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    A Wamego house is among 10 Kansas properties nominated for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The Cassius and Adelia Baker House, 609 Elm St. in Wamego, was one of the houses selected by the Kansas Historical Society to move forward in the nomination process.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 12, 2013

    Sales-tax debate delays session end

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    The Kansas Legislature returned Wednesday to wrap up its session, but whether the session is actually over is hazy because of in-fighting among the Republican leadership, said area legislators. “Nobody knows,” said Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan, of the ending. “Everybody’s speculating.” One thing that

  • Track & Field | May 12, 2013

    Kynard dazzles in final home meet

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    Erik Kynard broke just about every high jump record he could during his career at Kansas State. But there was one that had escaped him, and he wanted it badly. On Saturday, Kynard broke R.V. Christian Track Complex record for the highest jump in

  • Baseball | May 12, 2013

    Wildcats rally to defeat KU, 9-6

    LAWRENCE — Kansas State scored nine unanswered runs, including three in the ninth inning on homers by Austin Fisher and Mitch Meyer to break a 6-6 tie, as the Wildcats rallied to defeat Kansas, 9-6, Saturday in the Sunflower Showdown at Hoglund Ballpark. With the win,

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2013

    MHS tennis medals 3 at state meet

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    Sending two doubles pairs and a singles player to the Class 6A state tennis tournament this weekend, Manhattan High had good reason to believe it would bring home a medal. Instead the Indians earned three. Jake Seaton was 11th in singles, while the pairing of

  • Men's Basketball | May 12, 2013

    Wildcats add Georgetown transfer

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team added another piece to its 2013 recruiting class on Friday, landing Georgetown transfer Brandon Bolden. Bolden — a 6-foot-10, 210-pound freshman, — played in just four games for the Hoyas this season, but brings added depth to the forward position for

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2013

    MHS swimmers take third at league meet

    With a strong group of girls coming back to the pool this season, Manhattan head coach Jerry Carpenter knew his team would have what it takes to challenge the league favorites at the Centennial League meet. Thursday and Friday, the Indians finally got their chance.


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