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  • Obituaries | July 01, 2014

    Barbara Wilson

    Barbara King Wilson, 97, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Wroten House in Manhattan. She was born to Thomas Laing King and Imo Blakestad King on May 20, 1917, in Topeka.  She was preceded in death by her husband J. Robert Wilson.  Barbara attended Washburn University

  • July 01, 2014

    Big 12 introduces new logo, branding initiatives


    The Big 12 Conference announced a new set of branding and identity standards — including its new logo — on Tuesday. “Today marks an exciting day for the future of the Big 12 and its member institutions,” Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby saidn a press release issued by the conference.&

  • Men's Basketball | July 01, 2014

    Karapetyan gets medical redshirt

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    Kansas State sophomore Jack Karapetyan has received a medical hardship waiver for the 2013-14 season after playing in just six games due to a foot injury, the school and Big 12 announced on Monday. The native of Los Angeles, Calif., Karapetyan signed with K-State in July 2013

  • Women's Basketball | July 01, 2014

    K-State announces women’s hoops non-conference schedule

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced the 2014-15 non-conference schedule for his first season with the Wildcats on Tuesday morning. The Wildcats’ non-conference slate includes 10 home games, the most since the 2002-03 season, plus a trip to the 2014 Hardwood Tournament of

  • General Activities | July 01, 2014

    Sting competes in KC

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting 18-and-under fastpitch softball team traveled to Kansas City to play in the Adair Park Summer Finale. On Saturday, the Sting was able to pull in a couple wins in pool play before the rain moved in and postponed the bracket play

  • General Activities | July 01, 2014

    Moxie travels to Wichita for tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie had a rough outing this past weekend in the third Annual Xtreme Showdown played at Two Rivers Youth Complex in Wichita, going 0-3-1. The rain altered the pool play schedule on Saturday. Moxie ended its first pool play game in

  • General Activities | July 01, 2014

    Riley County Falcons win U10AA state championship

    The Riley County Falcons 10-and-under AA baseball team won the USSSA state championship title this past weekend at Mid-America Complex in Kansas City. This is their first state championship. In the U10AA state tournament, 28 teams began the quest for the state title by competing

  • General Activities | July 01, 2014

    Manhattan Force finish runner-up at U11 state

    The Manhattan Force 11-and-under team participated in the USSSA Kansas U11 single-A state championship tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The Force made it out of pool play as the No. 1 seed out of 24 teams. The Force made it through bracket play to the

  • Local | June 30, 2014

    Stampede closes with Chris Young, Jana Kramer and more


    For many Country Stampeders, this Monday morning was tougher than average. But then again, that will happen after four straight days of music, beer, camping and late-night parties. The biggest country music festival in the region closed Sunday at Tuttle Creek State Park with performances

  • Local | June 30, 2014

    Stampede medical incidents up from 2013

    Riley County EMS Director Larry Couchman reported Monday that the number of medical-related incidents at this weekend’s Country Stampede was low considering the magnitude of the event and its attendance, which he said could number anywhere from 40,000 to 60,000 per day. “I said last week

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