Thursday, June 30, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Obituaries | February 23, 2015

    G. CLEVE HUMBERT

    G. Cleve Humbert, 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb.18, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community - Collins House. His family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 22, 1925, in Arkansas City, Kan., the son of Oscar and Polly Hayden Humbert. He graduated from

  • Men's Basketball | February 23, 2015

    Reeling Wildcats to host Jayhawks

    Thomas Gipson was mad. The senior center said as much after his team got blasted by 27 points on Saturday at Baylor. Gipson said he saw a lack of effort from the whole team, and he felt like they laid down at the end of the

  • Baseball | February 23, 2015

    Wildcats wallop Cougars

    MESA, Ariz. — The Kansas State baseball team scored a season-high 12 runs Sunday with the help of 11 hits and another season-best six walks to beat Washington State, 12-3, at Sloan Park in the Big 12/Pac-12 Challenge. The Wildcats (4-4) scored in five of the first six

  • Golf | February 23, 2015

    K-State men’s golf takes 4th in spring opener

    PALM DESERT, Calif. — The Kansas State men’s golf team battled wet conditions on Sunday to finish in fourth place in the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate at par-72, 7,305-yard Classic Club. K-State finished at 9-over par 873, as the Wildcats held off No. 2 Oregon, which finished at 14

  • Golf | February 23, 2015

    K-State women tied for 11th in Arizona

    PEORIA, Ariz. — The Kansas State women’s golf team is tied for 11th place after two rounds of play at the Westbrook Invitational at the par-72, 6,269-yard Vistas Course. The Wildcats finished Sunday at 20-over par 596. “Today was a little frustrating for us all,” K-State

  • Equestrian | February 23, 2015

    KSU equestrian upsets No. 3 TCU

    The Kansas State equestrian team continued its home winning streak on Friday at Timbercreek Stables, as the Wildcats took down third-ranked TCU in a head-to-head battle, 14-5.  The Wildcats clinched all disciplines in the matchup against TCU, winning Hunt Seat, 8-2 and in Western, 6

  • Arts & Leisure | February 22, 2015

    Yoga challenge proves physically difficult but rewarding

    Megan.moser1

    Recently, in some rare and possibly deluded burst of self-esteem, I signed up for a monthlong yoga challenge. The terms were demanding: participants were required to go to at least six classes a week for four weeks, tracking their attendance kindergarten-style on a big chart

  • Off The Beat | February 22, 2015

    When your parents go digital

    Greg doering047cut.phatch

    My mother is now a full participant in the digital world, which is good, but it’s going to take some time to get used to on my part, as another member of my family stops calling and starts texting. Her transition culminated in the

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 22, 2015

    Lawmakers discuss state’s finances

    Area legislators voiced their concerns Saturday regarding education funding after Gov. Sam Brownback announced cuts to school spending. Rep. Sydney Carlin, D-Manhattan, Sen. Tom Hawk, D-Manhattan, Rep. Ron Highland, R-Wamego, and Rep. Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan spoke Saturday during a legislative coffee hosted by the Manhattan

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 22, 2015

    K-State Drag Show offers up costumes, laughs

    Drag4.phatch

    If there’s one thing a drag show has, it’s a lot of costume changes. Victoria Fox used one of her performances to show off a Storm costume in a re-imagining of the X-Men member as a pop star. “This is a family show,”


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.