Monday, May 30, 2016



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  • In a flash
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    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • Going for gold
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    Area athletes competed at the state track meet on Day 1.

  • Green thumbs
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    The 2016 Manhattan Area Garden Tour is 1-5 p.m. June 5. There are six gardens on the tour, including four residential oases, each highlighting the green thumbs of local gardeners.

  • Twisted remains
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    A tornado blew through Dickinson County for 90 minutes Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Moo-ving on
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    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.

  • Record breaker
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    Joe Moore broke his own record and then made a little history.

  • Staying alive
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    K-State won on Saturday behind eight strong innings from starting pitcher Levi MaVorhis and six extra-base hits from its offense.

  • Shut down
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    An inning-ending double play helped Kansas pitcher Ben Krauth escape danger and he shut down the Wildcats the rest of the way in a 4-1 win for the Jayhawks

  • Bright lights
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    John Bannister York’s most recent design is a 143-pound art deco chandelier that soon will hang in the grand staircase of the C. L. Hoover Opera House.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
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    Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.

  • Finishing strong
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    The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.

  • Goal frenzy
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    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
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    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.

  • Spring Showcase
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    Much like last season’s spring scrimmage, Joe Hubener, Alex Delton and Jesse Ertz shared the job all afternoon during a 35-21 victory for the Purple at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Tending to the flock
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    The long-term residents of Ebert Sheep Farm in St. George include 125 ewes, six rams, one llama, two dogs and two humans. The dogs are Fluffy, a retired Great Pyrenees, and Concho, a corgi. The humans are Jeff Ebert and his wife, Kerri.

  • And all that jazz
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    “Chicago” follows the story of the “merry mistresses of Murderer’s Row,” complete with all the glitz and glamour of the Jazz Age.

  • Memory boost
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    How future Medicare patients are doing is critical, because county residents 65 and older have the nation’s highest rate of Medicare patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

  • Spike ball
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    Spikeball, sometimes called roundnet, is a relatively new sport that can be played virtually anywhere.

  • Aced
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    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • Bollywood
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    At a class through UFM Community Learning Center, Mhatre, a native of India and the instructor of the class, is introducing a new aspect of Indian pop culture to the area.

  • Bridging the gap
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    Joel Neises and nine other students are living at Meadowlark Hills retirement community for the spring semester as part of an anthropology class.

  • Taking shape
    Play1.mercury

    Student actors often have to portray characters who are much older or much younger. In “The Shape of Things,” they inhabit a more familiar world.

  • Top shot
    Archery1.mercury

    Jim Bath competed at the National Field Archery Association’s Indoor National Championships March 19-20 in Louisville, Ky., and took home his eighth national title and first in the Master Senior Freestyle Class.

  • On the hunt
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    Members of the Pi Kappa Phi organized an Easter egg hunt for children with autism as part of their charity work, which focuses on helping people with disabilities.

  • Spectacular stained glass
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    On Easter, a look at beautiful windows displayed in local churches.

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