Thursday, May 28, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | February 27, 2013

    Indians top Rural in OT, 45-42

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team needed overtime to do it, but avenged a January loss to Washburn Rural and earned a trip to the sub-state final against top-seeded Derby with a 45-42 win Wednesday night at MHS. Manhattan led 43-40 with 8.6 seconds to play,

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 27, 2013

    Commissioners ponder making those on adjacent properties pay

    Policies governing benefit districts and special assessments have not been updated since 1971, and city administrators believe they are outdated. Aside from “cleaning up the language” to reflect current building practices, city officials asked Tuesday that a specific portion of the policy address the way trails

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 27, 2013

    Support builds for moving parks and rec office

    City commissioners Tuesday indicated they favor moving the Department of Parks and Recreation office to City Hall in order to save money on staff and building maintenance. That consensus followed a presentation by Jason Hilgers, assistant city manager, in which he said the city needs

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 27, 2013

    Murder suspects appear in court

    New hearings were set in Riley County District Court Tuesday afternoon for two suspects arrested in connection with the recent apartment fire that took the life of one person.  Virginia Griese, 19, and Patrick Scahill, 20, appeared Tuesday through closed-circuit television from the Riley County Jail

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics |Fort Riley | February 27, 2013

    How cuts would impact the area

    Lack of Congressional action on the “sequester” by Friday would result in financial hits to several governmental entities here. Should Congress not prevent the sequestration process from happening, it will involve a series of automatic spending reductions that would equate to $1.2 trillion in cuts nationally

  • Local | February 27, 2013

    Teen continues efforts to help friend with brain cancer

    Though she is short of her $50,000 goal, a Manhattan High student continues her efforts to help a friend with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Sydney Snyder, granddaughter of K-State Football Coach Bill Snyder, managed to get about halfway to her goal by the time

  • Men's Basketball | February 27, 2013

    Jayhawks, Cats keep pace in title chase

    With just three games left on the Big 12 docket, Kansas and Kansas State could be sharing a Big 12 regular-season title. Both teams have 12-3 records in conference play, and have positioned themselves for a three-game competition over the next week and a half to see

  • Women's Basketball | February 27, 2013

    Chambers scores 36 in loss at WVU

    Brittany chambers.phatch

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Brittany Chambers is trying to end the losing streak. On Tuesday night, the senior tried her best to do it on her own with a career-high 36 points, but it still wasn’t enough in the end. West Virginia erased an eight-point halftime

  • Manhattan High School | February 27, 2013

    MHS girls set to host Derby

    It’s been nearly three months since the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened the regular season with a trip to Derby. Thursday night in the sub-state opener for both teams, the Panthers will return the trip. In a game set to tip off at 7

  • Men's Basketball | February 27, 2013

    McGruder a candidate for Naismith

    Kansas State’s Rodney McGruder was named one of 30 candidates for the 2013 Naismith College Player of the Year Award on Tuesday. McGruder becomes third Wildcat to be selected as a Top 30 candidate for the Naismith Award, joining Michael Beasley (2008) and Jacob Pullen (2010).  He is

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