Thomas “Tom” Ellis, 56, died Wednesday in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 24, 1957 in Onaga. A complete obituary and memorial service information is pending and will be released later by Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Warren “Bill” Simnitt, 92, of Leonardville, died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas.
A memorial service for Charlie Levier will be at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Westmoreland Care Home. Charlie died Jan. 4 and was a member of the Potawatomi nation.
The Kansas State women’s basketball team has lost three in a row and the schedule doesn’t get any easier as the Wildcats get set to begin a two-game road trip this weekend at Oklahoma. (Kansas State senior forward Chantay Caron looks for a
It’s amazing how much can change in a year in college athletics. (Kansas State senior Shane Southwell puts up a shot against George Washington on Dec. 31 at Bramlage Coliseum). Last season, when Kansas State traveled to Lawrence, they faced a Kansas team trying to
Stewart Burke has been named assistant coach for the Kansas State women’s golf program, head coach Kristi Knight announced Thursday. A native of Scotland, Burke brings coaching and recruiting experience to K-State. A former collegiate golfer at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., Burke
For the second time in three years, the Voice of the Wildcats Wyatt Thompson has been named the Kansas Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Thompson, who is in his 12th year as the play-by-play voice of the Wildcats, last
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Thursday night and lost, 94-80, to Central Christian College in McPherson. Central shot 59 percent from the field, while the Crusaders connected on only 39 percent of their shots which enabled the Tigers to
The K-State track and field team will be in Lawrence today for the Bill Easton Classic — the team’s first road meet of the indoor season — in Anschutz Sports Pavilion. It will be the second straight season the Wildcats will be competing in an indoor
A 56-year-old Manhattan man found dead at CiCo Park in an apparent suicide Tuesday has been identified. Riley County police believe Tom Ellis, 721 Osage St., died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A rifle was found at the scene. Ellis’ body was found around noon in
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