Tuesday, June 28, 2016



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  • Going for green
    Golf1.mercury

    Scenes from the Colbert Charity Classic.

  • Experiment
    Mac1.mercury

    High school students have been developing their talents at the Manhattan Arts Center workshop.

  • Play ball
    1.mercury

    Local children enjoyed Manhattan Optimist soft ball this week.

  • County seat
    Carshow.mercury

    A large part of Westmoreland’s early success resulted from being in the right place at the right time as well as receiving some unexpected — and unintentional — help from its neighbors.

  • Swing away
    Bullets1.mercury

    The Bite Outta the Lil Apple softball tournament on Sunday at the Twin Oaks Softball Complex featured 55 teams ranging in ages from 8 to 18, including nine Manhattan Optimist teams.

  • Splash
    Aird 50breast.mercury

    The Marlins hosted the Little Apple Invitational at City Park.

  • Storm of the century
    Tornado 1966 1.mercury

    During the final hours of June 8, 1966, Manhattan residents by and large were counting their blessings.

  • Singled out
    Manko3.mercury

    St. Joe’s ended the contest in the fourth inning when Colton Williams drove in teammate Thomas Reynolds. The RBI was one of four runs St. Joe’s plated in the inning.

  • Road to growth
    Elevator.mercury

    St. George boasts an 80,000-square-foot elementary school with an enrollment of more than 400 students in preschool through sixth grade.

  • In a flash
    Fischer.mercury

    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
    Bryandiscus.mercury

    Area athletes competed at the state track meet on Day 1.

  • Green thumbs
    Garden1.mercury

    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
    Storm1.mercury

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

  • Moo-ving on
    Vet1.mercury

    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.

  • Record breaker
    Aggieville1.mercury

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

  • Staying alive
    Mavorhis.mercury

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

  • Shut down
    Dalrymple.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    Mhssoccer5.mercury

    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
    Mhsbsb3

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    Mhs2.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

    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
    Sheep1.mercury

    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
    Chicago2.mercury

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

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