• Football | February 04, 2013

    Wood always wanted to be a Wildcat

    Tanner Wood was a Kansas State football fan first. Growing up, the 6-foot-5, 247-pound athlete from Conway Springs High School observed the Wildcats from the stands of Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Now, Wood looks forward to coming back to Manhattan — this time as a student

  • Area Schools | February 04, 2013

    MCC wins 7th straight league title

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to clinch its seventh straight Midwest Christian College Conference regular season championship, with a 9-1 conference mark. MCC defeated Ozark Christian College, 90-81 on Friday night. The Crusaders and Ozark had

  • Equestrian | February 04, 2013

    K-State equestrian drops close decision, 7-5

    FRESNO, Calif. — A battle of top-10 teams saw the sixth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team drop a close contest to No. 2 Auburn, 7-5, on Saturday. The Wildcats were led by Meredith Finch and Kelly Bovaird, who picked up Most Outstanding Performer (MOP) awards for their performances.

  • Men's Basketball | February 04, 2013

    K-State can’t afford letdown at Tech

    There are few teams in college basketball with the type of problems Texas Tech has dealt with this season. Amid health concerns and allegations of player mistreatment, coach Billy Gillispie resigned a month into the fall semester. In his place, the Red Raiders gave interim

  • Arts, Leisure | February 04, 2013

    Sweet Honey in the Rock takes McCain stage


    Last Friday night, female a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock performed in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. There has been an outfit of that name, influenced by Spirituals traditions, working out of D.C. for forty years, so I think we can refer to

  • Editorials | February 04, 2013

    Let immigration tuition law stand

    There was never much doubt that legislators this session would mount another effort to repeal the state’s immigrant tuition law. Thus it was no surprise when a bill to that effect was introduced last week in the House Federal and State Affairs Committee We

  • Letters | February 04, 2013

    Colin Powell offers timely perspective on Obama

    To the Editor: In response to my good friend Art Loub’s request for a response to his column in the Manhattan Mercury, let me offer comments from an interview last fall with retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell, a former secretary of state under President

  • Letters | February 04, 2013

    Essay was long on hate but short on the facts

    To the Editor: This is in reference to the rancorous essay on your opinions page on Jan. 30.

  • Manhattan High School | February 04, 2013

    MHS teams hit the road Tuesday

    In a sweep of Topeka High on Friday, both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams at Manhattan High got important boosts to their confidence. For the boys’ team, Tim Brooks’ squad desperately needed a win after losing three straight, all by nine points or less.

  • Court Calendar | February 04, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Riley County Attorney’s Office MASTER CALENDAR Monday, February 4, 2013 9:00 - BCF 9:00 Brown, Jamie PLEA (12 CR 437 Poss MJ) KSL III 9:00 Castro, Norberto Status (12 CR 357 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Diggs, Melton Arraignment (12 CR 627 Poss MJ to Dist, etc) KSL III 9:00 Harrell, Glenn Status (12 CR 718 Domestic Battery) JJC

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