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  • Obituaries | April 09, 2014


    Kay Johns of Hewitt,  Texas, 73, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey. Kay was born Jan. 21, 1941, in Manhattan, Kansas, to Charles and

  • Football | April 09, 2014

    Sams makes transition to receiver

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    Bill Snyder said Daniel Sams has to be on the field, but that he needs to find the right position. This spring, that’s at wide receiver — not quarterback. “The dialogue I had with Daniel was ‘I want you to be happy and I want

  • Baseball | April 09, 2014

    Matthys saves Wildcats in 3-2 victory


    After five good innings from starting pitcher Colton Kalmus, Kansas State coach Brad Hill decided to roll the dice on closer Jake Matthys in the sixth inning on Tuesday night. Although the sophomore got into some trouble, he battled through it and completed a rare

  • Volleyball | April 09, 2014

    Brand invited to U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team

    K-State volleyball’s Katie Brand has been selected to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National Team program, USA Volleyball announced Tuesday. Brand is one of 36 athletes invited to USA Volleyball’s 2014 U.S. Collegiate National Team that will train and compete in conjunction with

  • Area Schools | April 09, 2014

    Rock Creek JV softball sweeps Wamego

    The Rock Creek junior varsity softball team swept Wamego in its season opener on Monday, beating the Red Raiders’ junior varsity team 11-3 and 17-7. The Mustangs were led in the first game by Cassidy Cheever, who was 3 for 5 with two stolen bases. Olivia Lee

  • Tennis | April 09, 2014

    K-State tennis team set for road matches at TCU, Texas Tech

    The 71st-ranked K-State tennis team will close out the road portion of its 2014 spring regular season schedule this weekend when the Wildcats travel to the Lone Star State to face No. 54 TCU on Friday at 2 p.m. and No. 34 Texas Tech on Sunday at noon.

  • Golf | April 09, 2014

    K-State men’s golf takes 6th at Wyoming Cowboy Classic

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Kansas State men’s golf team turned in an 18-over 858 on Tuesday to finish in sixth place in the 2014 Wyoming Cowboy Classic at the par-70, 7,133-yard Talking Stick Golf Club. Senior Daniel Wood carded a three-round score of 4-under 206 — his best finish

  • Arts, Leisure | April 08, 2014

    McCain listeners get an unusual experience


    Sunday, April 6, something different happened at McCain Auditorium. While accustomed to hosting performances by solo musicians, ensembles and orchestras, on this day McCain went beyond its normal role as venue. McCain became an instrument. William Close has created an instrument that does more than fill

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | April 08, 2014

    County appraiser: Changes to property bill not enough

    There have been some minor changes in the language of proposed Kansas Senate Bill 231, but not enough to calm the nerves of Riley County appraiser Greg McHenry. The legislation, which is also known as the “COTA to BOTA” bill, would change the entire process of

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 08, 2014

    Commission approves Excel Road upgrades

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County commissioners gave their unanimous approval Monday to a revised agreement with developers for improvements to Excel Road north of U.S. Highway 24 in Blue Township. The agreement, which still awaits approval of the developers — MCM Properties and REES Development — spells out cost

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