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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 23, 2014

    KSU flight team earns national most outstanding program award

    SALINA — The Kansas State University Salina Flight Team has landed the prestigious honor of being recognized as the most outstanding all-around aviation program in the country — and has the trophy to prove it. For the first time in school history, the K-State Salina team was

  • Obituaries | May 23, 2014


    Colonel James Brierton Townsend, Jr., 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The following information was provided by the family.      James was born in Chadron, Neb., on Nov. 15, 1923, to the late Ottillia Alise (Brennecke) and James Brierton Townsend,

  • Obituaries | May 23, 2014


    Judith Ann Richter, 58, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The following information was provided by the family.      She was born Judith Ann Siegrist on Nov.21, 1955 in Council Grove to the late Lawrence and Mary Lou Siegrist. Judith graduated

  • Women's Basketball | May 23, 2014

    Romero exploring other options to gain her release

    When Leticia Romero first asked for her release more than two months ago, she had no idea she’d still be waiting for it today and in the fight of her life with the university she’s called home for the past year. The All-Big 12

  • Tennis | May 23, 2014

    Niedermayerova falls in NCAA 2nd round

    ATHENS, Ga. — Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova saw her illustrious collegiate career come to a close on Thursday afternoon, as she lost to No. 8 Jennifer Brady of UCLA, 6-2, 6-4, in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Singles Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

  • Golf | May 23, 2014

    Robbins introduced as K-State men’s golf coach

    It’s not often a coach gets to go back to his alma mater as head coach, but for Grant Robbins, it was a reality. Robbins said he wasn’t thinking about leaving Memphis, and it would have taken a special place to draw him

  • Baseball | May 23, 2014

    Matthys leaving K-State baseball team

    Last year, Jake Matthys was given the ball to start the most important baseball game in Kansas State history. A year later, he’s leaving. The Mercury learned Thursday that the sophomore relief pitcher has requested a transfer from K-State to a school closer to

  • Women's Basketball | May 22, 2014

    Back and forth: MTSU allowed to contact Romero, again

    Put this one down as a win for Leticia Romero, something the former Kansas State point guard hasn’t experienced since her fight for a release from the university began more than two months ago. Romero can now have contact with Middle Tennessee State — for

  • Editorials | May 22, 2014

    Tragedy can mar summer fun

    One of our multiple starts of summer occurs today when the school year comes to an end. That means, among other things, that more children will be out and about — on foot and on bicycles. And that, in turn, means motorists will have to be

  • May 22, 2014

    Middle Tennessee State given permission to contact Romero

    Leti romero.phatch

    It’s only one school, but perhaps it’s the start Leticia Romero was hoping for, as Middle Tennessee State was granted permission by Kansas State on Thursday to contact the former Wildcat point guard. Romero, who supplied a list of 94 schools to K-State during

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