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  • Manhattan High School | September 08, 2013

    Mill Valley holds off MHS comeback

    SHAWNEE — For many inexperienced teams across the state, the first football game of the year is a time for growing pains. But for a Manhattan High team that returns a healthy dose of starters on both sides of the ball, the mistakes and uncertainty of

  • Area Schools | September 08, 2013

    Rams rout Flint Hills, 46-0

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams opened their season with an easy 46-0 win over Flint Hills Christian. The Rams needed just 23 plays and 168 total yards to rack up 46 points, with the game called just a few minutes into the third quarter. Marshall Carey was

  • Area Schools | September 08, 2013

    Valley Heights 30, Valley Falls 24

    At Blue Rapids, Cole Maddox ran for 182 yards and Derek Trimble added another 172 as Valley Heights edged Valley Falls 30-24 in overtime on Friday night. Maddox rushed 14 times and added a touchdown to his night, while Trimble rushed 11 times for his total and scored two

  • Area Schools | September 08, 2013

    Southern Cloud 30, Frankfort 22

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats opened the 2013 season with a close loss at home to Southern Cloud, 30-22. Frankfort quarterback Jase Suther had 20 rushes for 140 yards and threw for another 50 yards and a touchdown. Running back Lucas Adams did the rest of the groundwork, gaining 110 yards

  • Manhattan High School | September 08, 2013

    Indians take 3rd at Titan Classic

    After losing a tough game on Wednesday at the Titan Classic to Hutchinson, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team bounced back strong against Wichita Heights on Saturday to close out the week. Winning 8-1 against the Falcons, Manhattan (3-1) finished the week in third place

  • Manhattan High School | September 08, 2013

    MHS volleyball goes 3-2 to start season

    Traveling to Olathe South on Saturday, the Manhattan High volleyball team opened its season against some tough competition. The end result was a 3-2 record and a better handle on what the team needs to do to improve as the season gets underway. Manhattan defeated

  • Gardening | September 08, 2013

    Use nitrogen fertilizer to create lush lawns


    Applying a pound of nitrogen fertilizer per 1,000 square feet of lawn is the best thing you can do to make your lawn better. That application of nitrogen can be put on right now for cool-season grasses like tall fescue and bluegrass. The nitrogen will be

  • Columns | September 08, 2013

    Spending on K-State athletics exceeds spending elsewhere


    I was told recently that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rural development grants were in no way to go toward paying for anything recreational. Okay. Life isn’t fair. I get it. But maybe the USDA ought to cast its eyes on its

  • September 08, 2013

    1st woman president leads state municipalities league

    It’s time for the big annual meeting of the League of Kansas Municipalities. This year, for the first time, the president of the organization is a woman. Brenda Chance is the first female city clerk ever to hold the office of president of the

  • Arts & Leisure | September 08, 2013

    4 decades later, fans still hot-blooded for Foreigner

    Foreigner saturday-18.phatch

    Still riding the wave of its 1970s and 1980s successes, the rock band Foreigner has provided an outlet for classic rock lovers for nearly 40 years. The band will perform in McCain Auditorium Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Foreigner— formed in 1976 by Englishmen Mick Jones and Ian

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