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  • Manhattan High School | January 16, 2015

    Scots offer MHS boys tough test

    Benji George isn’t the only brand-new coach in the Centennial League this season. On Friday, he’ll go up against his rookie counterpart at Highland Park in Jason Jones, who replaced longtime coach Ken Darting as head coach of the Scots last May. The

  • Men's Basketball | January 16, 2015

    Iwundu coming around for Wildcats

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    Last summer, Wesley Iwundu knew it would be hard to crack the Wildcats’ starting lineup. Even though he started 32 of the Wildcats’ 33 games last season, the sophomore was essentially in the same position on the floor as transfer Justin Edwards. The K-State coaching staff believed

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 16, 2015

    Bauman: Surprise, surprise, Globetrotters win again

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    Some teams live and die by the 4-pointer (not really) and the Harlem Globetrotters certainly lived by it Thursday night — making one at the buzzer to erase the Washington Generals’ hopes of replicating its famed 1971 victory in the long rivalry — the last time they defeated

  • Football | January 16, 2015

    Waters played hurt for K-State

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    Jake Waters broke the school record for passing yards with an injured shoulder. The outgoing Kansas State quarterback revealed on Thursday through a tweet that he had surgery on his throwing shoulder, just five days after playing in the Medal of Honor Bowl — an all-star

  • Women's Basketball | January 16, 2015

    Young Martin doing it all for Wildcats

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    Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie knew exactly who Shaelyn Martin was before he took the Kansas State job last spring. Though the do-everything guard from Salina Central signed with the previous coaching staff, Mittie was familiar with Martin from his time at

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 15, 2015

    K-State engineer initiative on track

    TOPEKA — A 2011 initiative to increase Kansas engineering graduates among three universities by almost 60 percent appears to be on track. The Kansas Board of Regents received an update on the University Engineering Initiative Act at its meeting on Wednesday. The initiative’s goal is to have 1,365

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 15, 2015

    House passes NBAF bill

    Securing the final $300 million needed for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility took another positive step on Wednesday. The U.S. House passed the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015 with a 236-191 vote. The bill stalled at the end of the previous legislative

  • Local |Business | January 15, 2015

    Manhattan native ‘thrilled’ at movie’s Oscar nods

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    A Manhattan native who helped create a movie that earned five Oscar nominations today said he was “thrilled” and even a little surprised at the number. Mike Coleman, who grew up here and graduated from Manhattan High in 1989, is an executive producer of “Foxcatcher,” which

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2015

    MHS girls win in Topeka

    Playing in its second Baker tournament of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place in Topeka on Tuesday, edging second-place Seaman by 33 pins. The Indians logged 1,192 pins to win, with Seaman scoring 1,159 and Emporia in third with 1,116 at the five-team meet.

  • January 15, 2015

    Indians win home meet after long layoff

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    For the better part of a month, the Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team has done nothing but practice. While that training time in the pool will prove invaluable in the weeks to come, at some point, the monotony of racing against your teammates


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