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  • Arts & Leisure | April 17, 2014

    Earth Day events, plus Easter at FHDC

    Earth Day is next Tuesday. The Sunset Zoo is throwing a Party for the Planet on Saturday to celebrate.  In honor of Earth Day and Mother Earth, the Zoo is hosting family-friendly entertainment including magician performances, a rock climbing wall, the Zoo Ambassador Programs with

  • Columns |Women's Basketball | April 17, 2014

    Kinder: Romero’s case makes K-State look like a bully

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    Athletic directors don’t want to believe it and the NCAA tries to pretend it doesn’t happen. The Leti Romero case at Kansas State should serve as a reminder for everyone that not all student-athletes commit and sign with universities, but rather with coaches

  • Men's Basketball | April 17, 2014

    Weber gets one-year extension

    In just two seasons as the men’s basketball coach at Kansas State, Bruce Weber brought the school its first Big 12 championship and showed he could develop a young team. On Wednesday, the school rewarded Weber for the second straight year, extending his contract one

  • Golf | April 17, 2014

    Five Wildcats earn Academic honors

    Five members of the Kansas State men’s golf team were named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 teams, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. Seniors David Klaudt, Tyler Norris and Daniel Wood, along with junior Kyle Weldon were named to the first team,

  • Track & Field | April 17, 2014

    Rodriguez earns Big 12 weekly honor

    K-State senior Carlos Rodriguez was named Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for his dominant showing at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Ariz. Rodriguez posted first-place finishes in the 100 meters, 200 meters and as a member of the 4x100 team. Scoring 30 of

  • Area Schools | April 17, 2014

    Midwest Stix wins three divisions

    The Midwest Stix baseball teams all went undefeated last weekend. At the Hays HBA NBC kids’ baseball tournament, the 14-and-under and 13-and-under teams each won their respective divisions. On Saturday, the U14 team beat the Hays Stampede,9-1, and the Hutchinson Yellowjackets, 8-2. The U13

  • Area Schools | April 17, 2014

    Rock Creek softball splits with Clay Center

    The Rock Creek softball team split with Clay Center on Tuesday, winning the first game 8-3 and losing the second 5-1 on the road. Behind the pitching of Blair Campbell, Rock Creek put up four runs in the top of the first and two more

  • Area Schools | April 17, 2014

    Rock Creek baseball sweeps Chapman

    The Rock Creek baseball team won a pair of games against Chapman on Tuesday to move to 5-3 on the season. The Mustangs defeated the Fighting Irish 18-0 in the first game and won 29-1 in the second game.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | April 16, 2014

    Armed robbery at Dollar General

    Police radio Wednesday night indicated an armed robbery in progress at Dollar General, 2321 Tuttle Creek Boulevard in Manhattan. As many as eight police cruisers, including K9 units, were on the scene. Reports point to a black male wearing a red hooded jacket as a person

  • Women's Basketball | April 16, 2014

    Romero waiting to hear from appeals committee

    Leti Romero made her case. Now she’s waiting on Kansas State to make its decision. Romero appeared before a university appeals committee Wednesday afternoon to request a release from her scholarship, which would allow the All-Big 12 point guard to transfer to another school and

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