Friday, October 9, 2015


  • Off The Beat | April 13, 2014

    This is great prose, Mike said poetically


    The category on a recent episode of TV’s “Jeopardy!” was “Adverbs,” and the answer on the answer-and-question program was, “ ‘The doctor had to remove my left ventricle,’ Tom said (this).” The question, of course, was “What is ‘half-heartedly’?” I burst out laughing, and not

  • Area Schools | April 13, 2014

    Yungeberg, Plummer lead Mustangs to new heights

    In just a short time, Valley Heights girls’ basketball coach Jenny Yungeberg and boys’ coach Adam Plummer have taken their programs to whole new levels. Both led their teams to the best finishes in school history this past season, earning the two coaches the distinction

  • Baseball | April 13, 2014

    Red Raiders rally to beat Wildcats, 7-4

    LUBBOCK, Texas — The Kansas State baseball team scored three runs in the first inning, but Texas Tech rallied to edge the Wildcats, 7-4, on Saturday at Rip Griffin Park. K-State (20-15, 2-6 Big 12) had three of its first four batters of the game score, but

  • April 13, 2014

    Roepke, Schneider named area Players of the Year

    They were the best players on two of the area’s best teams this season, and both led their teams to the state tournament. That’s why Valley Heights sophomore Brandi Roepke and Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider are the 2014 Flint Hills Players of the

  • April 13, 2014

    K-State volleyball season tickets on sale Monday

    With the 2014 season fast approaching, season tickets for the new Kansas State volleyball season will go on sale starting on Monday. Chairback season tickets are $100 and available to Ahearn Fund members only. The chairback season tickets are expected to sell out for the fourth straight

  • Football | April 13, 2014

    Cox to be inducted into Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame

    Third-year K-State linebackers coach Mike Cox was inducted into the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame during the 52nd annual North Idaho Sports Banquet on Saturday in Coeur d Alene, Idaho. Cox, one of five inductees in this year’s class, was a standout at Coeur’

  • Area Schools | April 13, 2014

    Rock Creek JV softball splits with Abilene

    The junior varsity Rock Creek softball team won the opening game of a doubleheader with Abilene, 6-2, and faltered in the second, falling 12-9.  Behind the pitching effort of Jayden Weers, who struck out eight, the Mustangs outhit Abilene in Game 1. Rock Creek managed

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 13, 2014

    Koch Industries’ Steve Feilmeier to speak at lecture series

    Steve Feilmeier, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Koch Industries, will be the spring 2014 speaker for the Kansas State University College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Feilmeier’s lecture will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, in Forum Hall at the

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 13, 2014

    Math students find success in competition

    Seven Kansas State University students have placed highly in an international mathematics competition. The Mathematical Association of America has released results from the 74th annual Putnam Mathematical Competition, the most prestigious mathematics contest for undergraduates at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

  • Obituaries | April 13, 2014

    Delores Zerr

    Delores Zerr, 81, of Manhattan, Kansas died April 10 at Mercy Regional Health Center. She was born to Frank and Anna (Meitl) Dempewolf near Dresden on Dec. 7, 1932. She received her twelve years of education at Fairview School, Dresden and Leoville. On Aug. 5, 1954, she and Paul Koerperich were

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.