Monday, February 8, 2016


  • Editorials | February 04, 2016

    Souper Bowl is a ‘game’ for everyone

    Much has been made of the fact that this year’s Super Bowl is the golden one, celebrating the game’s 50th anniversary; that’s why the 50-yard lines in NFL stadiums were painted gold this year. As for the game, sports fans know the

  • Letters | February 04, 2016

    Complaining isn’t a good way to get things done

    To the Editor: We often read reports of fatal auto crashes where traffic signs were present but had not been heeded by a driver. I have always had a special feeling for the 30-inch “Stop” signs, knowing their dramatic effectiveness. It was in the early 1950

  • February 04, 2016

    Thompson highlights Wildcats’ 2016 football class

    If Kansas State learned anything this past season, it’s that a football team can never have too many quarterbacks. The Wildcats, who lost two quarterbacks to injuries, started a third-stringer for most of the season and used a receiver as a backup, hope the

  • Men's Basketball | February 04, 2016

    Jayhawks run past Cats at ‘The Phog’


    LAWRENCE — For the first 10 minutes, Kansas State looked like it had a shot to compete with No. 7 Kansas. But after the Wildcats jumped out to a nine-point lead to start the game, the Jayhawks outscored K-State by 27 over the final 30 minutes to cruise to a 77

  • Women's Basketball | February 04, 2016

    KU’s Self apologizes for late dunk

    LAWRENCE — Kansas coach Bill Self started his postgame on Wednesday by apologizing to Kansas State. In the final seconds of the game, Kansas guard Brannen Greene threw down an uncontested dunk after his teammates had acknowledged the game was over. Self apologized to the K-State

  • Women's Basketball | February 04, 2016

    No. 4 Bears ease past Cats, 87-52


    WACO, Texas — Kansas State got the start it wanted last weekend against Texas, but couldn’t hold on. On Wednesday, the Wildcats seemingly never got off the bus, as No. 4 Baylor raced out to a big first-half lead and never looked back to hand K-State

  • Tennis | February 04, 2016

    Wildcats to host Colorado on Friday

    After back-to-back weekends on the road to start the spring season, the Kansas State women’s tennis team will open its home schedule on Friday with a 2 p.m. match against former Big 12 foe Colorado at Body First Wellness and Recreation Center. Friday’s match

  • Local | February 03, 2016

    Booker pleads guilty in Fort Riley bomb plot case

    A Topeka man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb at Fort Riley last spring. John T. Booker Jr., 21, was indicted in April by a federal grand jury for one count of attempting to use a weapon of mass

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 03, 2016

    Worker finds note left behind stone at stadium 88 years ago

    In a void behind a stone in K-State’s East Memorial Stadium wall, a hand-written note lay hidden for almost 88 years. The note, dated Feb. 2, 1928, explains how much money the masons and laborers were making while building the stadium’s exterior wall and hopes for

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 03, 2016

    ‘Forward’ combines climate change, Norwegian history


    Sometimes musical theater involves its own kind of exploration. A new play will debut Thursday at the Purple Masque Theater at Kansas State University. Like the lead character of the show, who attempts to sail from Norway to the North Pole, the student actors are

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