Wednesday, May 6, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | January 04, 2013

    Indians blank Clay Center, 73-0


    It may have been senior night for the Manhattan High wrestling team on Thursday, but it was a freshman who ended up being the hero. Pitching a shutout through 13 weight classes, it was up to freshman heavyweight Florian Theisen — making his varsity debut — to keep

  • Movies | January 04, 2013

    ‘Django Unchained’ like a darker ‘Blazing Saddles’


    I went into Django Unchained with some preconceptions. Being written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, a measure of gore and offensive language is to be expected. Then there is Jamie Foxx, who plays the lead role. From the clips I saw in previews and on

  • Football | January 04, 2013

    Oregon too much for Wildcats

    Fiesta bowl football kind2.phatch

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Oregon needed just 12 seconds. The Ducks, who feature one of the nation’s best offenses, didn’t need that offense to get them on the board first Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. Instead, Oregon returned the opening kickoff of the Fiesta

  • Football | January 04, 2013

    K-State seniors play their final game

    GLENDALE, Ariz. —It was the worst way to go out. With two minutes to play, on Kansas State’s final drive in the Fiesta Bowl, quarterback Collin Klein threw an interception, which became his final play as a Wildcat. The celebrated senior and Heisman Trophy

  • Women's Basketball | January 04, 2013

    Wildcats look to rebound, host TCU

    Just two days after falling to rival Kansas in the Sunflower Showdown in Lawrence Wednesday night, the Kansas State women’s basketball team will return to its home court for another Big 12 test Saturday night at 6 p.m. The Wildcats (9-4, 0-1 Big 12) will face

  • Men's Basketball | January 04, 2013

    Cats open Big 12 with OK State

    The non-conference schedule is over and it’s time for Kansas State’s second season — conference play. The Wildcats won’t have an easy start to their Big 12 Conference schedule either, as they take on No. 22 Oklahoma State on Saturday at 12:30 at Bramlage Coliseum. The

  • Letters | January 03, 2013

    Colorado mountains offer a beautiful drive to Phoenix

    To the Editor: Regarding Bill Felber’s article Sunday on three routes to the Fiesta Bowl… I have driven all those routes, and they are as described. I have driven over the rim route from Heber to Payson many times in winter with no problems.

  • Letters | January 03, 2013

    Tindal Orthotics, Prosthetics is an asset for Manhattan

    To the Editor: I am writing to congratulate your city on a remarkable business there — Tindal Ortho-tics and Prosthetics on Kimball Avenue. Following a CVA, I was in need of an orthotic. I used a company in Manhattan to make me an orthotic soon after

  • January 03, 2013

    Basse Orchestra to play in jazz series

    TOPEKA — The David Basse Orchestra will perform at the Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc.’s sixth concert of the 2012-2013 season on Sunday.  The concert will be at the Topeka Ramada Hotel’s Regency Ballroom, 420 SE 6th, from 3 to 5 p.m.  Admission is by

  • January 03, 2013

    Where to watch the game with your fellow fans


    If you were unable to make it to the Phoenix for the 2013 Fiesta Bowl, there are several options to fiesta and watch the No. 5 Wildcats take on the No. 4 Oregon Ducks as a community. Kick off is at 7:30 p.m. The K-State Student Union is

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.