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  • I Wonder | December 11, 2012

    Is there really a manatee in Tuttle Creek Lake?


    Q: I saw online that there might be a manatee living in Tuttle Creek Lake. Supposedly there was actually a report in The Manhattan Mercury about this. Is that true?

  • Movies | December 11, 2012

    ‘Playing for Keeps’: Film’s comedy doesn’t work at all


    After seeing “Playing for Keeps,” viewers may leave the theater shaking their heads. This is the only new movie in town one weekend during the Christmas season? Was there something wrong with the lighting? Why did Uma and Zeta Jones look so odd in that?

  • Men's Basketball | December 11, 2012

    Wildcats focused on No. 14 Gonzaga

    No 20 d rebound.phatch

    Fresh off the first true road win of the season, the Kansas State men’s basketball team is focusing on facing its second top 25-ranked team in the past month. The Wildcats will travel to Seattle to face No. 14-ranked Gonzaga this Saturday, in a

  • December 11, 2012

    KSU looking to hire sports psychologist

    When Kansas State athletics director John Currie arrived in Manhattan four years ago, stepping into the world of sports psychology was just a thought. Timing is everything, though, because while Currie was curious about psychology in athletics, Dr. Quinten Lynn had just arrived at K-State.

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2012

    MCC men win two

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road to Omaha over the weekend and picked up two victories. Friday night MCC took on Grace University and defeated the Royals 86-82. The Crusaders overcame a 47-36 halftime deficit, tying the game at 58

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2012

    AMS girls take 2nd in league tourney

    In the annual league tournament on Saturday at Junction City, the Anthony Middle School eighth-grade girls’ A team beat Topeka Seaman in the semifinals before falling to Shawnee Heights in the championship. Against Seaman, Gigi McAtee led with 15 points in the 24-17 win, with Kayla

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2012

    Anthony Middle School 7th teams end season

    The Anthony Middle School seventh-grade girls’ basketball season ended yesterday with a 30-28 OT win against Eisenhower. Players included: Raegan Wilcoxson, Ayanna Gamble, Josie Hilgers, Emily Armbrust, Megan Klug, Meg Auten, Nicki Keller, Kenzie Smith. The B team beat Eisenhower 20-9 to end its season.

  • General Activities | December 11, 2012

    Tennis team beats Topeka

    The Body First juniors tennis team won its match against Wood Valley in Topeka 48-37 this past weekend. Players involved were: 12-and-under Kira Schartz, Carter Wiens and Carson Gido; 10-and-under Robert Zhang, Dil Ranaweera, Joanna Park, Maura Wiens, Claire Shamburg, and Jordan Stegeman; and 8-and-under

  • Area Schools | December 11, 2012

    Rock Creek wrestling places two

    Rock Creek traveled to the Clay Center wrestling tournament on Saturday, placing two in the finals for the first time. Rock Creek had two wrestlers go undefeated in pool play, Juniors Marc Reiss (126) and Jesse Correll (220). Reiss won his finals match 10-4 over Norton’s

  • Local |Fort Riley | December 11, 2012

    Fort Riley band to give free concert

    Members of the 1st Infantry Division Band will perform two free holiday concerts next week in both Junction City and Manhattan. The first performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Manhattan City Hall Auditorium, which is at 1101 Poyntz Ave. The band will also

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