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  • Local | October 28, 2012

    ‘Optimus Klein’ and other costumes at Aggieville event


    Sometimes the best costumes are traditional with a twist. For example, Emily Augustine, 14, had a combination of Clark Kent and Superman to create dorky Superman, complete with the Superman logo on her shirt, suspenders and glasses with tape in the middle. “I just like being

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 28, 2012

    Drake sentencing Monday

    Cole drake

    The 16-year-old Manhattan High School student convicted of killing fellow student Tyler Dowling will be sentenced Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court. Cole Drake pleaded no contest to the amended charges of intentional second-degree murder, aggravated robbery and six counts of vehicular burglary in

  • Football | October 28, 2012

    Wildcat victory over Red Raiders keeps championship hopes alive

    Kansas State did its part, again, cruising to a 55-24 victory over No. 15 Texas Tech on Saturday at the sold-out Bill Snyder Family Stadium to keep its perfect season and its chase for the national championship intact. The Wildcats improved to 8-0 to start a

  • Football | October 28, 2012

    Klein puts Tech away in third quarter

    The third quarter has been good to Kansas State all season. That certainly was the case Saturday, as the Wildcats erased a shaky first half with a dominating third quarter led by quarterback Collin Klein. The Heisman hopeful was nearly flawless after the halftime break,

  • Football | October 28, 2012

    Cats’ defense slows Tech QB, offense

    From week-to-week, Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege has been lighting up defense after defense with 300 plus-yard passing performances, with big touchdown numbers to boot. The Kansas State defense allowed Doege to reach the 300-yard mark on Saturday, but it attacked him often, leading to rushed

  • Volleyball | October 28, 2012

    Cats drop Bears in four sets

    1 sets ball.phatch

    The Kansas State volleyball team used a balanced attack against Baylor and it worked Saturday night in Ahearn Field House. The Wildcats — ranked 16th—  defeated the Bears in four sets, 25-16, 25-20, 23-25 and 25-17 in front of nearly 3,000 fans. Senior opposite Kathleen Ludwig

  • Manhattan High School | October 28, 2012

    Blue Jays claim Silver Trophy, squeak past MHS

    2pt conversion.phatch

    JUNCTION CITY — If there was any doubt about the intensity of the rivalry between Junction City and Manhattan, Friday night’s 34-33 win by the Blue Jays put it to rest. Junction City needed to win by 13 or more to force a three-way tie in

  • Manhattan High School | October 28, 2012

    MHS cross country teams take 6th at state

    After both teams finished 10th at state cross country last season, the Manhattan High boys’ and girls’ teams set out to improve this year. With a pair of sixth-place team finishes, they accomplished their goal on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence. “The guys

  • Area Schools | October 28, 2012

    Wamego boys win at state cross country

    In the 4A race, the Wamego boys’ team capped its season with a team championship on its home course. The team scored 69 to win, five points ahead of second-place Mulvane. Jordan Routh was the top finisher in a time of 16:24.8 in seventh place. But it

  • Area Schools | October 28, 2012

    Riley County 5th at state cross country

    Brandon Mechels (17:37.0) took 19th for Riley County, with Blake Dodson (17:44.9) right behind in 23rd. Nate Elder (17:53.8) took 28th as the Falcons took fifth in the 3A boys’ race. On the girls’ side, Stacy Pachta (15:56.5) took fifth place overall to lead the Falcons. Freshman Beka Silvia (16:52.6)

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