On a day when every team not named Lawrence Free State was competing for second, that’s exactly what the Manhattan High girls’ swim team got on Wednesday afternoon. The Firebirds, which finished as Class 6A state runner-up a season .
On-field preparations for the 2015 football season began Wednesday, as Kansas State took the field for the first of 14 practices leading up to the Purple/White Spring Game on April 25 at Sporting Park in Kansas City. Beginning Wednesday, K-State will practice .
Last season, the Manhattan High baseball team took third place at the Class 6A state tournament and graduated 13 seniors off its 17-member roster. As his team gears up for Friday’s season-opening doubleheader against Topeka High at Norvell Field, Manhattan .
WAMEGO — Organizers of the Body First Wicked Marathon and Half Marathon last Saturday deemed the annual event a huge success, as participation numbers swelled and downtown was filled with folks seeing all that Wamego has to offer. Doug Sellers, owner .
Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber has announced his summer camp schedule for area youth on the university campus. Weber, along with his coaching staff, will direct these summer camps, which begin with the first of two Father/.
The Rock Creek baseball team opened the season with a doubleheader sweep of Osage City on the road on Tuesday. The Mustangs won the first game 10-0 in five innings, and won the finale 8-1. Caleb Rogge took the win .
The Rock Creek softball team opened its season in dominating fashion against Osage City, notching 14-2 and 16-1 wins. Blair Campbell took the win in the first game, allowing just one hit while striking out four in four innings. Shannon .
Four members of the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team were named to the All-Centennial League basketball teams, which were released Wednesday. Senior and leading scorer Caroline Ballard made the first team, while senior Amara Ehie and sophomore Gigi McAtee were .
A trench didn’t meet safety standards before it collapsed in February and killed a Manhattan city worker, according to a report released to the Mercury on Wednesday. William Wiske, 30, was working on Feb. 6 in a muddy trench fixing a .
A man who raped a 12-year-old girl was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 13 years in prison after reaching a plea agreement to avoid a life sentence. Judge David Stutzman sentenced Christopher Bates to 155 months in prison for raping a child under 14. .
Competitors are getting together for the sake of better prenatal care in Riley and Geary counties. Delivering Change: Healthy Moms-Healthy Babies program, which originated in Geary County in July, officially expanded Tuesday into Riley County. The program will unite the .
Moviegoers need to know that the new film “Get Hard” was directed by Etan Cohen, not by Ethan Coen, who helped his brother Joel give us “Fargo,” “O, Brother Where Art Thou,” “The Big Lebowski,” and the re-make of “True .
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