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  • Men's Basketball | January 31, 2014

    Wildcat defense digs in for road test

    A little over a year ago, Kansas State forward Shane Southwell could be seen arms bowed out, flexing and screaming into a stunned WVU Coliseum crowd moments after the then-junior had blocked a last second shot by West Virginia’s Gary Browne to preserve a 65

  • Men's Basketball | January 31, 2014

    Wildcats looking for win at WVU

    There’s two ways to look at Kansas State’s win over Texas Tech on Tuesday. On the one hand, the Wildcats got big performances off the bench when their three leading scorers weren’t very active on the box score. On the other hand,

  • Women's Basketball | January 31, 2014

    Cats’ big post making big strides

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team has won three of its last five games and a big reason why — literally — has been the improved play of 6-foot-5 freshman post Bre Lewis. Lewis has found out there’s far more involved in playing post at

  • Tennis | January 31, 2014

    K-State tennis opens home slate

    The 55th-ranked Kansas State tennis team opened the home portion of its spring season Friday afternoon against Northern Iowa at the Body First Tennis and Fitness Center in Manhattan and will continue its four-match homestand on Saturday against Liberty at noon. All home matches are

  • January 31, 2014

    Brooks suspended by MHS officials

    When the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team takes the court at Emporia Saturday night, it will do so without head coach Tim Brooks. Brooks confirmed Friday morning that he has been suspended pending the results of an internal investigation, with an update to his status

  • January 30, 2014

    K-State tennis to open home slate this weekend

    The 55th-ranked Kansas State tennis team will open the home portion of its spring season on Friday at 1 p.m. against Northern Iowa at the Body First Tennis and Fitness Center in Manhattan and will continue its four-match homestand on Saturday against Liberty at noon.

  • January 30, 2014

    MHS girls rout Hays in MAC opener

    MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team cruised to victory in the opening round of the Mid-America Classic, beating Hays 60-24 to earn a berth in Friday’s semifinals. Manhattan got off to a slow start, but built up a 28-9 lead by halftime and

  • Columns | January 30, 2014

    Regents can, must do better

    I was raised in a family of five children. Our terminal de-grees range from construction engineering to theater to second-ary education to nutrition. My father was a corporate executive. He sold tires — lots of them. My mother was a geography teacher in middle school and

  • Editorials | January 30, 2014

    Let’s win the Souper Bowl

    The “Souper Bowl” is not a new event in Manhattan, but its planned resurgence is most welcome. The Souper Bowl, a play on the NFL’s Super Bowl, is a benefit for the Flint Hills Breadbasket. At its peak about a decade ago, volunteers staffed

  • Obituaries | January 30, 2014

    JOHN EARL KENT

    John Earl Kent, 70, of Olsburg, died Wednesday at the Community Hospital in Onaga. He was the assistant director of facilities at Kansas State University in Manhattan for 40 years until retiring in 2008. The family provided some of the following information. John was born on Sept. 22, 1943, in


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