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  • Baseball | April 25, 2013

    Cats rally for 13-10 win over Huskers

    LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska scored eight unanswered runs to erase a seven-run deficit, but Kansas State plated the next five runs of the contest to earn a season sweep of the Huskers with a 13-10 victory Wednesday night at Hawks Field. K-State, which improved to 29-13

  • Football | April 25, 2013

    Harper one of several Wildcats anticipating NFL draft


    For most of the NFL Draft prospects, one would think waiting to hear their named called would be a nerve-racking experience. That’s not the case for Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper. Harper, who led the Wildcats with 58 receptions for 857 yards and three touchdowns,

  • Golf | April 25, 2013

    K-State takes fifth at Big 12

    Staff reports HUTCHINSON — Behind Curtis Yonke’s 10th-place finish, the Kansas State men’s golf team turned in a final-round 51-over 891 to finish the 2013 Big 12 Men’s Golf Championships in fifth place after entering the tournament as the ninth seed. Yonke, who has now led

  • Track & Field | April 25, 2013

    Wildcats set multiple meet records at ESU Open

    EMPORIA — The K-State track and field team spent Wednesday night at the ESU Mid-Week Open as the Wildcats are making their final preparations for next week’s Big 12 Championships. K-State came away with five meet records and three marks that rank among the best in

  • Track & Field | April 25, 2013

    Kynard adds more athlete of the week awards

    Kansas State high jumper Erik Kynard is earning many accolades for his world-leading jump at the Mt. SAC Relays this weekend. After being named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week on Monday, Kynard was named Big 12 Athlete of the Week and USATF Athlete of the

  • Area Schools | April 25, 2013

    Rock Creek softball sweeps Riley County

    The Rock Creek softball team swept Riley County on Wednesday, beating the Falcons 5-4 and 17-8 on the road. The Mustangs broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh in of Game 1 to narrowly escape with a 5-4 win. Blair Campbell was the winning pitcher, while

  • Local | April 24, 2013

    Grow Green event raises $100,000

    Grow Green Match Day, sponsored by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, saw 309 donors give more than $100,000 to local charitable organizations Monday. “From the 95 donors who came through the lines in the first hour to the last gift at 6:45 p.m., Grow Green Match Day was

  • Editorials | April 24, 2013

    Obama should OK Keystone pipeline

    President Barack Obama, who in January 2012 refused to approve the northern leg of the Keystone XL Pipeline, ought to do so now and get this important project going. The pipeline has been controversial ever since advocates sought to extend it from Canada’s tar sands

  • Letters | April 24, 2013

    Failure to pass minimal gun control shames Senate

    To the Editor: The Mercury’s editorial explanation of the “black marks” on the Senate for failing to pass even the minimal gun control of reliable background checks is apt: NRA targeted elections, timing (with senators praying that we’ll forget and the media will

  • Letters | April 24, 2013

    Wildcat Creek flooding is a man-made problem

    To the Editor: First, let’s look at Wildcat Creek as it was 50 years ago. It is the same creek that flowed through Manhattan then as it does now; nothing has changed. All of the flooding is a man-made problem, and that means it should

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