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  • April 17, 2013

    Indians cruise to sweep of Blue Jays


    On a cold, blustery day at Norvell Field Tuesday evening, pitching and defense proved to be the difference for the Manhattan High baseball team. While Junction City struggled in the field and on the mound, Manhattan managed a day of error-free baseball en route to

  • Editorials | April 17, 2013

    Protect funding for higher education

    Given the many needs of Kansas State University and the other Kansas Board of Regents institutions, simply maintaining current state funding for higher education seems inadequate. Yet given legislative proposals that call for funding cuts of up to 4 percent, maintaining current funding this year is

  • Columns | April 17, 2013

    Let’s make a great city better

    Editor’s note: John Matta was elected Manhattan’s new mayor Tuesday. This, edited for length, is the text of his remarks. First, I want to thank outgoing commissioners Loren Pep-perd and Jim Sherow for their service. Both are former mayors and have given an

  • Movies | April 17, 2013

    ‘Camp’ modest in story, cinematic sophistication


    At the beginning of “Camp,” a new indy movie currently playing at the local twelve-plex, there is a passage about the tough life of ten-year-old Eli (Miles Elliot). His mother doesn’t want him to leave his room in their shack of a house. She

  • Manhattan High School | April 17, 2013

    MHS softball splits at Junction City

    The Manhattan High softball team experienced the highs and lows in its doubleheader at Junction City on Tuesday. Playing their third doubleheader in the last five days, the Indians experienced the highs in a 16-2 win in the opening game. The lows came in the

  • Manhattan High School | April 17, 2013

    MHS soccer loses 2-1 in double OT

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team fell to Blue Valley West 2-1 in two overtimes Tuesday night in Anneberg Park. The Indians held a one-goal lead most of the match, but a late strike from the Jaguars kept their night alive. MHS head coach Mike

  • Baseball | April 17, 2013

    Wildcats sweep series with Shockers

    WICHITA — Four Kansas State pitchers limited Wichita State to only one run on two hits as the Wildcats swept the season series from the Shockers for the first time since 2010 with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night at Eck Stadium. K-State, which captured a 7-6 victory

  • Volleyball | April 17, 2013

    K-State volleyball to host scrimmage today

    The Kansas State volleyball team will host a scrimmage on today against Washburn as spring workouts continue for the 2013 season. K-State and the Lady Blues will play at 4 p.m. in the upper gym at Ahearn Field House. Fans can attend the scrimmage for free

  • Area Schools | April 17, 2013

    Mustangs open league with wins over St. Marys

    The Rock Creek Mustangs jumped on St. Marys early and coasted to a 17-3 win in the opener of the doubleheader. Eight runs in the first three innings allowed the Mustangs to put the game away early.  Winter Henry doubled and tripled, Alexis Wilson

  • General Activities | April 17, 2013

    X-Plosion takes championship in Lawrence

    The Manhattan Optimist 14-and-under X-Plosion fastpitch softball team went 6-0 to win the Phenix Spring Slugfest tournament championship this past weekend in Lawrence. The X-Plosion opened pool play with a 4-2 win against the KC Edge from Tonganoxie on Saturday.  The X-Plosion then faced

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