Wednesday, November 25, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | September 20, 2013

    Myers adjusting with starting QB job

    The life of a backup quarterback is often a job without much glory. You’re there as an insurance policy for the game’s most important position, oftentimes left without enough repetitions in practice to succeed when your number is called while being expected to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2013

    Couple arrested after death of infant

    Two people were arrested on child abuse and aggravated battery charges after an 8-month-old baby died from injuries Wednesday. Detective Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said the couple was the child’s aunt and uncle. The infant was treated in the

  • Football | September 20, 2013

    Sams and the Wildcats take aim at struggling Longhorns’ rush defense

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    AUSTIN, Texas — It seems too easy. Just line up and pound the ball down Texas’ throat on Saturday night and Kansas State wins, right? The numbers would say that’s exactly how to beat the Longhorns this season, because so far, Texas hasn’t stopped

  • Football | September 20, 2013

    Moore solid for Cats on third down

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    Through one game this season, it was clear the Wildcats needed a better pass rush on third down. Part of the answer, at least so far, was to put a linebacker in at defensive end on third down plays. In the two games since, that

  • Football | September 20, 2013

    Cats preparing for quick-strike offense

    With a 1-2 record and two lopsided losses in back-to-back weeks, much has been made about the state of the Texas Longhorn defense. The unit has been a disaster for head coach Mack Brown, allowing an average of 308 yards on the ground to opposing teams

  • Manhattan High School | September 19, 2013

    Indians to keep close eye on Reagan

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    On paper, Manhattan’s tilt with Seaman on Friday figures to look a lot like its game against Emporia last week. Except for Joseph Reagan. The Vikings have a significant weapon on the field at almost all times in Reagan, the back-to-back 5A sprint champion

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 19, 2013

    No further charges in Sept. 6 murder

    Authorities do not expect to make additional arrests in the murder of a 68-year old Manhattan man the weekend of September 6. Mother and son Christina Love, 49, and James McKenith, 33, were arrested Sept. 11 on first-degree murder charges in connection with the death of John Burroughs of

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 19, 2013

    Furlough idea floated at meeting

    The Riley County Courthouse could be closed for as many as seven weeks in fiscal year 2015. Administrative District Judge Meryl Wilson brought that possibility to the Riley County Commission Thursday, saying a way must be found to reduce the court’s budget by around $9 million

  • Local |Education | September 19, 2013

    KASB idea given frosty reception

    USD 383 school board members voiced their displeasure about a potential change in collective bargaining policy Wednesday. A policy change proposed by the Kansas Association of School Boards would limit the subject of negotiations between teachers and school boards to compensation, fringe benefits, hours and amounts

  • Arts, Leisure | September 19, 2013

    Fraternity concert to aid fight against cancer


    Delta Sigma Phi and Union Program Council will partner to present Momorial, a benefit concert to honor the life of Mo Meyer, Thursday night. Meyer was a member of that fraternity who was killed in a car accident in 2008. The 8 p.m. concert in All

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