Despite all the positives for a team that was given no chance to win, the Wildcats still came up short, losing 31-24, at a cold and blustery Bill Snyder Family Stadium to extend their losing streak to five straight games.
Washburn, relying on its long-range shooting most of the night, opened the second half with back-to-back 3-pointers to cut K-State’s seven-point halftime lead to just one at 33-32. The Wildcats answered, however, with six straight points to push back ahead.
Many trick-or-treaters stopped at local businesses during the All Treats Day event to show off their costumes to community members who were happy to see the kids.
Leaning on its most experienced players from a season ago, K-State was sharp in streaks offensively.
The word “roundup” may elicit images of cowboys on horses, yipping and whistling as they ride circles around the herd, but it turns out bison — also known as buffalo — don’t always go where you want them to.
MHS will have four performances of “Guys and Dolls” beginning Nov. 8 in Rezac Auditorium at Manhattan High West Campus.
With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.
The afternoon clinics, hosted by the K-State marching band, gave bands a chance to practice for their evening performances in front of the Central State Marching Festival’s panel of judges. The judges assigned each band a score and provided detailed feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of their routines.
After allowing the Lions to trim a 41-14 lead down to a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter, the Falcons turned it on to win 53-31.
Since the Civil War, there have been at least 9,000 place names in Kansas, but today only about 660 remain.
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