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  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2013

    Indians top Rural in OT, 45-42


    Chris Hudgins insists he and his teammates don’t work much on a play they call “home run.” It certainly looked like it Wednesday night, as Hudgins’ layup in the final seconds from a deep inbounds pass by Alex Stitt ensured the Indians would advance

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2013

    Wamego crushes Scots, 69-29


    WAMEGO — The Wamego girls basketball team crushed visiting Highland Park 69-29 Wednesday night, advancing the Red Raiders to the Class 4A sub-state semifinals. There, No. 1-seeded Wamego (20-1) will face Topeka Hayden (16-4) on the road Friday night at 7:30. “We were really rusty starting out

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2013

    Red Raiders ease past Jeff West


    WAMEGO — The Wamego boys basketball team turned a comfortable lead into a dominating one in the second half and stomped visiting Jefferson West 70-35 Wednesday night. The victory advances the No. 3-seeded Red Raiders to the the semifinals of Class 4A sub-state action. Wamego (17-4)

  • Men's Basketball | February 28, 2013

    Weber signs guard Jevon Thomas

    Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced Wednesday that point guard Jevon Thomas has signed with the Wildcat basketball program, Thomas joins other fall signees Marcus Foster of Wichita Falls, Texas and Houston’s Wesley Iwundu as members of the 2013 recruiting class. Thomas, a freshman

  • Women's Basketball | February 28, 2013

    White a steady force for Cats in second half

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    It took a little while for Mariah White to get going this season, and though winning has been difficult for Kansas State, Brittany Chambers doesn’t want to imagine where the Wildcats would be without White in the second half of the season. White has

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2013

    Rock Creek boys, girls lose in sub-state

    At Hayden, Royal Valley came back from a five-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to stun the Rock Creek boys, 55-51. The Panthers (10-11) trailed 33-28 going into the final period, and both teams got in a shootout the rest of the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | February 28, 2013

    March brings exhibitions, recitals to K-State

    The following events, all free unless otherwise indicated, are sponsored by the university’s McCain Performance Series; the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance; and the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. They include: • The exhibition “Konza: Sculpture by John Douglas Powers” is on display

  • Editorials | February 28, 2013

    This action picture thinks too much

    “Snitch” is a movie made with ulterior motives. On the one hand it is an action movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, TV wrestler and veteran Hollywood misfit. On the other hand, “Snitch” is an attempt to dramatize some of the complaints one hears about

  • Editorials | February 28, 2013

    We increasingly frown on tax cheats

    What’s one to make of a survey by the IRS Oversight Board that has found that 87 percent of us — that’s seven out of eight taxpayers — think it’s wrong to cheat on our taxes? Even better, that’s a slightly higher percentage than

  • Letters | February 28, 2013

    Forget compromise; our cost-cutting is long overdue

    To the Editor: I have a different view as concerns your Sunday piece on Sequestration. You lament the two political parties for political posturing,  “instead of scrambling for 11th-hour solutions that would involve compromises.” I say who needs compromise, at least now we have

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