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  • April 03, 2014

    ESPN at forefront of college sports

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    Normally focused on public affairs, Kansas State’s Landon Lecture opened its 2014 series Wednesday night with the leader of the biggest sports entertainment companies America has ever seen. Though Wednesday’s lecture — a four -person panel discussion — was sports driven and didn’t feature any

  • April 03, 2014

    Dodds has fond memories of time at KSU

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    Although he hasn’t been at Kansas State since 1981, DeLoss Dodds said Wednesday’s Landon Lecture brought back plenty of special memories. A native of Riley County, Dodds competed in track at K-State, before becoming an assistant track coach shortly after his graduation in 1959. That’

  • Football | April 03, 2014

    K-State football opens spring practices

    The Kansas State football team got on the practice field for the first time this spring on Wednesday afternoon as the Wildcats conducted the first of 14 practices leading up to the annual spring game on April 26. K-State returns 41 letterwinners — 17 on offense, 21 on defense and three

  • Baseball | April 03, 2014

    Standing-room-only tickets left for Saturday’s KU game

    All general admission Cat Cushion tickets are sold out for Saturday’s K-State baseball game against rival Kansas at Tointon Family Stadium. A limited amount of standing-room-only tickets for the berm down the left-field line are available for purchase, starting at $5 for youth and $8 for

  • Track & Field | April 03, 2014

    K-State track and field adds home meet

    K-State announced the addition of a home track and field meet on Wednesday — the Wildcat Open — as well as changes to the Ward Haylett Invitational. The Ward Haylett Invitational, originally scheduled for May 10, has been pushed up to May 3, while the Wildcat Open will now

  • Volleyball | April 03, 2014

    K-State announces spring volleyball tourney schedule

    K-State released the spring schedule of matches for the 2014 K-State spring volleyball tournament, which is Saturday, April 12 at Blue Valley West High School in Stilwell. Nine teams among the seven participating programs will be split into three-team pools for the all-day tournament. The first set

  • Equestrian | April 03, 2014

    Avolese, Bovaird earn Big 12 honors

    K-State’s Cat Avolese and Kelly Bovaird were among five athletes names March Riders of the Month, in an announcement by the Big 12 offince on Wednesday. Avolese took the honor in Equitation on the Flat, while Bovaird earned her second Horsemanship honor. A native of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 02, 2014

    Trial set for woman accused of helping killer

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    A Manhattan woman accused of aiding and abetting first-degree murder requested a continuation of a hearing Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Christina Love, 50, is set for trial on June 2 in connection with the death of 68-year-old John Burroughs Jr. in September of 2013. Love’s

  • Local | April 02, 2014

    Two services planned for Manhattan woman

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    Funeral services have been arranged for former Manhattan High student body president Naomi McClendon. McClendon, 18, died early Sunday morning after falling from a 10th-floor apartment balcony near Arizona State University in Tempe, where she was a freshman. Services for her will be at 7 p.m.

  • Local |Business | April 02, 2014

    Hotel occupancy down slightly for 2014

    Occupancy is down this year at local hotels, according to the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The city has 1,263 hotel rooms, and on average only 563 of those were filled, according to data through February. That’s an occupancy rate of 44.6 percent, down from 58.7 percent in 2012 and 56.3


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