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  • Columns | May 21, 2013

    Let’s resist plunging into Syria

    In a recent column, Dale Herspring called out Presi-dent Obama for drawing a “red line” on Syria’s use of chemical weapons and then not following through with action. “Unfortunately,” Herspring noted, “Obama’s refusal to follow-up on his threats dimin-ishes U.S. influence around

  • Tennis | May 21, 2013

    Cats’ duo opens NCAA tourney

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    The Kansas State women’s tennis team will see territory it hasn’t seen in 18 years this week. For the first time since 1995, the Wildcats will be represented in doubles competition in the NCAA Tennis Championships, which begin Wednesday in Urbana, Ill. Junior Petra Niedermayerova

  • Baseball | May 21, 2013

    Cats open Big 12 tourney with Tech

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    The Kansas State baseball team ascended to the top of the Big 12 this season, almost out of nowhere. The Wildcats (39-16) struggled to finish the end of the 2012 season, putting them out of position for the postseason. Now, a season later, the team projected to

  • Area Schools | May 21, 2013

    Area golfers compete at state

    A number of area athletes competed in state golf tournaments around the state on Monday. The best finish came from the Riley County Falcons, who took third in Sand Greens at Tipton Oaks Golf Course in Tipton. The Falcons scored a 331 as a team, seven

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2013

    Indians finish 7th at state golf

    A year ago, the Manhattan High golf team took a group of two sophomores and three freshmen to state. With mostly the same group, subbing in Drew Kohlmeier for graduated senior Joe Ballard, the Indians returned to the Class 6A state tournament this year, shooting

  • Men's Basketball | May 21, 2013

    Foster named a Parade All-American

    Kansas State incoming freshman Marcus Foster (Wichita Falls, Texas/Hirschi) was among 40 high school seniors named to the 2013 Parade All-America Boys Basketball Team Sunday. A 6-foot-3, 195-pound shooting guard from Wichita Falls, Texas, Foster averaged a double-double as a senior in helping Hirschi High School

  • General Activities | May 21, 2013

    12-and-under Bullets struggle with weather

    The Optimist Bullets 12-and-under fastpitch softball team was one game away from playing for the championship when severe weather forced the cancellation of the USSSA “Bringin the Heat” tournament at Lake Shawnee in Topeka this past weekend. The Bullets’ record stood at 2-0-1. They

  • Volleyball | May 21, 2013

    K-State announces volleyball schedule

    The Kansas State Volleyball team made its 14th NCAA tournament last season, and the Wildcats will look to get back to the postseason in 2013 with six seniors returning for their final season with the Wildcats. K-State’s schedule will see a total of 12 matches against

  • Baseball | May 21, 2013

    Meyer, Matthys garner final Big 12 weekly honors

    OKLAHOMA CITY — K-State outfielder Mitch Meyer and relief pitcher Jake Matthys were named the Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week, respectively, for their roles in helping the Wildcats capture their first regular-season conference title in 80 years, the conference office announced Monday. It was the

  • Women's Basketball | May 21, 2013

    Chambers, Childs cut from WNBA teams

    Former Kansas State women’s basketball players Brittany Chambers and Jalana Childs were recently cut from their WNBA teams. Chambers was cut by the Los Angeles Sparks on May 13, less than a month after the Sparks selected her in the second round of the WNBA


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