• Young Wildcats look to bounce back after disappointing season

    The K-State men’s basketball team’s disappointing 2014-15 campaign has fueled the players’ drive this summer as they head into a new season, but with 10 newcomers, it won’t be easy. The Wildcats posted a 15-17 record last season, .

  • Getting to know the 10 newcomers

    There has been a lot of turnover in recent years for Bruce Weber’s program. This season will feature 10 players who were not on the roster last year. Seven of the newcomers are scholarship players and the other three join .

  • Baseball team strives for better start in 2016

    Progress is important to Wildcat baseball coach Brad Hill. However, he hopes that progress happens in 2016 after a strong start to the season—unlike last year. The Wildcats struggled early in the season and ended up finishing 27-30 overall and 10.

  • Men’s golf adds 6, returns top golfer

    The K-State men’s golf team had no room for error last season. With only six players, and one of them redshirting, head coach Grant Robbins played the same five-man rotation throughout the 2014-15 season, which made for a tough .

  • Women’s golf looking for leadership

    Having eclipsed the 20-year mark as head coach of the K-State women’s golf program, Kristi Knight is still going strong. She’s gearing up to return to the green, and she said she has laid out expectations for her .

  • Seniors expected to lead rowing

    With the spring season months away, K-State women’s rowing coach Patrick Sweeney is not sure what his roster will look like when the team officially hits the water, but he thinks it will be filled with youth. Last year, .

  • Equestrian team to cherish final season

    When the K-State equestrian team received word last October of the university’s plans to cut the program and replace it with women’s soccer in 2016, its members weren’t exactly happy. “It was a rollercoaster year,” head coach Casie .

  • Standout athletes, young roster give track programs reason for optimism

    It is no secret why Cliff Rovelto is optimistic. The Wildcats track and field coach returns a young nucleus—as talented as any group he has had in his previous 23 years at the helm of the K-State track and field .

  • Page sisters join forces in Manhattan, add versatility to basketball team

    For women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie, getting top-100 recruits Kaylee and Lanie Page to come to K-State together was an impressive feat. For the sisters — who are separated in age by a year — it was bound to happen. “We .

  • New women’s soccer coach Mike Dibbini launches program looking to win

    Starting a Division I women’s soccer program from scratch is no easy task. Luckily, for Mike Dibbini, another well-known Kansas State coach has indirectly helped with the process thus far. “The biggest impact for me that has helped the .

  • As they head back to school, local teachers answer questions about goals, advice and supplies Cravitt.mercury

    The thought of starting another year incites different reactions depending on whom you ask. On Tuesday, USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden students will be back in school — and so will their teachers. Like the students, teachers can have mixed feelings about the end .

  • Interior designers find new place to display their skills Asterhouse4.mercury

    A retired early-20th-century schoolhouse has found a second career as an interior design studio, store and office space. The building, located on Anderson Avenue about 10 miles north of Manhattan, is home to AsterHouse Design, owned by Amanda Purdom and .


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