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  • Columns | February 08, 2015

    Former Wildcat Brown recalls time in Manhattan, NFL

    Larry Brown played football at Kansas State for two seasons (1967-68) under Vince Gibson. After finishing college in 1969, Brown played under Vince Lombardi for the Washington Redskins from until he retired in 1976. During the 1972 season, Brown was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and

  • Baseball | February 08, 2015

    TCU 1st, OSU 3rd in Big 12 baseball poll

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Defending champion Oklahoma State is picked to finish third in Big 12 baseball, while Oklahoma is picked to finish fifth in a poll of the conference’s head coaches. TCU is picked to win the regular season conference title with Texas picked second. The

  • Football | February 08, 2015

    Lockett, Finney invited to combine

    Former Kansas State offensive lineman B.J. Finney and wide receiver Tyler Lockett were among the 300-plus players invited to participate in the 2015 NFL Combine, February 17-23, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, the NFL announced Friday afternoon. It marks the third-straight year K-State

  • Equestrian | February 08, 2015

    Equestrian team falls short in Stillwater

    STILLWATER, Okla. — The No. 9 Kansas State equestrian team looked to pick up its first Big 12 road victory of the season as the Wildcats traveled to Stillwater, Okla., on Saturday afternoon, but the Cowgirls came out on top with a 13-7 victory at the Animal Science

  • Track & Field | February 08, 2015

    Dani Winters sets record at Husker Invite

    LINCOLN, Neb. — Junior Dani Winters highlighted K-State Track and Field’s showing at the 40th annual Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational, registering a personal best and school-record performance in the women’s shot put. Winters, who took first in the event, and was one of 10 Wildcats

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2015

    Manhattan High boys edge Topeka West, 55-48

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    Had Manhattan made something close to its usual free-throw percentage against Topeka West, the game likely would not have come down to the final seconds as it did at the MHS gymnasium Friday night. The Indians managed to win against the Chargers, 55-48, but did

  • February 08, 2015

    Indians overcome slow start to beat Topeka West

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    In order to attempt more than 70 shots in a high school girls’ basketball game, two things most likely have to happen. You have to be relentless with rebounding on both ends of the floor, and you have to miss a lot of shots. The Manhattan

  • Off The Beat | February 08, 2015

    Experiences spawn a love-hate relationship with snow

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    It’s been an unusually warm winter, but the last week has been a chilly, wet reminder of what winter in the Midwest is really like. After having both fun and frustrating memories involving snow, I have mixed feelings about seeing the town covered in

  • Books | February 08, 2015

    Author digs into Puritan history in ‘Storm of Witchcraft’

    We have read about it all before: It is early 1692. In the town of Salem, Mass., teenaged girls are twitching and screaming that they are possessed by the Devil — someone in the community has cast a spell on them. People are accused, imprisoned, tried, and

  • Books | February 08, 2015

    ‘Auschwitz Escape’ historical fiction at its best

    “The Auschwitz Escape” is the story of two men, a German Jew named Jacob Weisz and a French assistant pastor named Jean-Luc Leclerc. It’s also the story of the loss of Jacob’s family and almost everyone he has ever known. Importantly, it’s


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