A team needs players who can defend, pass, rebound — do all the nitty gritty stuff that doesn’t always look pretty when it comes to scoring numbers. For the Kansas State women’s basketball team, that player is Shaelyn Martin.
After leading by as many as 11 points in the second half, the Wildcats held off a furious comeback to beat the Bulldogs, 68-66, in Bramlage Coliseum.
Kansas State used a pair of early special teams plays to set the tone for another blowout victory over rival Kansas, cruising to a 45-14 victory at cold and icy Memorial Stadium.
The McCain Holiday Home Tour will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and will feature four homes decorated for the holiday season. The event is a biennial fundraiser for the McCain Performance Series and each home has personal touches to reflect each family.
Manhattan Arts Center’s annual Wrap It Up art exhibit and sale started Nov. 1 and will last through Dec. 24.
For 37 minutes, Kamau Stokes played like a star. But in the final three minutes, he made the kinds of mistakes that remind everyone he’s a freshman.
Iowa State was on pace to finish with more than 600 yards of total offense and the Cyclones had moved the ball at ease. But the Wildcats flipped the script in the second half, keeping Iowa State off the scoreboard and forcing four turnovers to win, 38-35.
It was the third straight game with three or more players scoring in double figures, as Dean Wade, Justin Edwards and Stephen Hurt each scored 15 points behind Barry Brown’s effort to carry the Wildcats to the win.
When my editor asked me to make a turducken — which involves cooking a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken — my response was immediate.
Since David Littrell founded the group in 1988, it has grown from just 10 middle school students to more than 80 participants, ranging in age from first to 12th grade and each placed into one of three sections: the Gold Orchestra, Silver Orchestra or Bronze Orchestra.
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