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  • Tennis | March 11, 2013

    Wildcats edged by No. 40 Sooners

    NORMAN, Okla. – No. 36 Kansas State recorded three singles wins from its singles lineup on Sunday afternoon, but No. 40 Oklahoma used the momentum from a hard-fought doubles point win to defeat K-State, 4-3, at the Wadley Indoor Tennis Pavilion. K-State is 4-6 on the season and 0

  • Men's Basketball | March 10, 2013

    Weber named Big 12 Coach of the Year

    After leading Kansas State to its first league title in 36 years and the best regular season in school history, coach Bruce Weber was honored as the Big 12 Coach of the Year on Sunday night. One day after finishing the regular season with a 25-6 overall

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 10, 2013

    City commission candidates answer questions on reducing the levy, funding, debt


    In preparation for the city commission elections, the Mercury asked each candidate to address several questions on various issues facing the city. The questions are designed to help voters understand each candidate’s position. This edition addresses budget issues. Here are the candidates’ responses. CITY

  • Area Schools | March 10, 2013

    No. 2 Smith Center 63, No 1. Jeff Co. North 55


    The Smith Center Lady Red took charge in the fourth quarter and outscored Jefferson County North by five points to beat the Chargers 63-55 and win the 2A girls title at Bramlage Coliseum. A seesaw battle most of the way, the Lady Red led the

  • Local | March 10, 2013

    Getting the real Fake experience in Aggieville


    Fake Patty’s 2013 could be accurately described in one word: wet. Well, that, or muggy. Everything was just slightly damp and a bit bedraggled, but revelers were hard put to let it faze them. For Kansas State University students, celebrating Fake Patty’s is a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 10, 2013

    2 men face federal charges for robbery

    Federal charges were filed Wednesday against two men accused of robbing a Manhattan convenience store at gunpoint in February. Frank Hanson, 22, Manhattan, and Dennis Denzien, 20, Manhattan, are charged with one count of interference with commerce by means of robbery and one count of using, carrying

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 10, 2013

    Police say number of arrests, incidents comparable to last year

    Police officers were out in full force Saturday to contend with the yearly drinking celebration that is Fake Patty’s Day. While they were kept busy throughout the day, officials said there were no major issues, and incidents were more or less comparable to those

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 10, 2013

    Candidates discuss Fake Patty’s

    The first topic at the seniors center forum on Friday was Fake Patty’s Day. City commission candidates were asked of their opinion of the annual pre-St. Patrick’s Day event, which took place Saturday. “I love Fake Patty’s Day,” said Commissioner Rich Jankovich

  • Area Schools | March 10, 2013

    Wamego wins first-ever state title

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    SALINA — In the end, it was fitting that Rikki Alderson and Lakyn Rowden were the last two Red Raiders to score in Saturday’s state championship win. More often than not, the two senior starters are overshadowed by Kaylee and Lanie Page and their dynamic

  • Men's Basketball | March 10, 2013

    Cats smarting, but claim share of Big 12 title

    STILLWATER, Okla. — Bruce Weber thought the game shifted on one play. With 4:13 left to play, and Kansas State leading 61-59, Angel Rodriguez was called for an offensive foul on an out -of-bounds play that gave the ball to Oklahoma State. The Cowboys outscored K-State 17-9

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