Saturday, April 30, 2016



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  • 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.

  • Memory boost
    1.mercury

    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
    1.mercury

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

  • Aced
    1.mercury

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

  • Bollywood
    Bollywood1.mercury

    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
    Meadow1.mercury

    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
    Easter1.mercury

    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
    Firstpres.mercury

    On Easter, a look at beautiful windows displayed in local churches.

  • Artwork zone
    Art1.mercury

    Thea Meussling is one of 11 K-State master’s of fine arts students whose work is featured in a new exhibit open at the Manhattan Arts Center.

  • Market shift
    Barn.mercury

    Crop and livestock values are down sharply from recent years’ peaks, but land prices and rental rates paid by farmers have generally not followed trend.

  • K-State Baseball: Stranded
    1bunt.mercury

    The Wildcats fell to Stephen F. Austin, 6-5, at Tointon Family Stadium.

  • Going for it all
    Cpgirlscoach.mercury

    Local basketball teams competed for the class 2A state basketball trophy Friday at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Saved by the bell
    Back.mercury

    The Sedalia Community Church, just off Highway 24 about 10 miles northwest of Manhattan, was built in 1899.

  • Broad salute
    Play1.mercury

    Manhattan High is putting on a Salute to Broadway, Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rezac Auditorium.

  • Brew experts
    Coffee1.mercury

    Recently, K-State’s Sensory Analysis team finished developing the World Coffee Research Sensory Lexicon, a collection of 110 flavor, aroma and texture attributes present in coffee — words like nutty, floral, stale, oily and blended.

  • Power surge
    1.2.mercury

    It was a pretty good home opener for Jake Wodtke and the Kansas State baseball team on Friday.

  • K-State 79, TCU 54
    Barry.mercury

    The Wildcats finished the game with all of its bench players in for the final minutes of a win for the first time since a victory over Ole Miss on Jan. 30.

  • Distance learning
    Tate1.mercury

    Tate has been in and out of the hospital for treatment and is only in class sparingly, but technology provided by the school district helps him get back to the classroom.

  • No. 4 Baylor 63, K-State 52
    Craig.mercury

    Though K-State was only the second team in the last three weeks to score at least 50 points against the Bears, the Wildcats actually struggled to find enough balance in their lineup.

  • Little Apple Comic Con
    1

    On Saturday Feb. 27, 2016 Manhattan hosted their first ever Little Apple Comic Con at the Hilton Garden Inn. Here’s a sneak peak into all the festivities.

  • No. 25 Texas 71, K-State 70
    Barry.mercury

    It was the 10th loss by 10 or fewer points and the sixth Big 12 loss by seven or fewer this season for a Wildcat team that’s struggled to close out close games all year.

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