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.
It was so bad in the end that only a few fans even stayed in Bill Snyder Family Stadium to watch 19th-ranked Oklahoma finish a historic 55-0 drubbing of the Wildcats.
For the second straight week, the Wildcats were unable to hold onto a halftime lead, as second-ranked TCU rallied from 18 points down Saturday to stun K-State 52-45 in the final minutes at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.
Pam Santaniello, 53, didn’t let stage 4 pancreatic cancer prevent her from achieving her skydiving dream on Wednesday.
Eight years after starting with a 2-acre corn maze, Nelson’s Family Farm now has two mazes, a picturesque red barn and plenty activities to keep visitors, young and old alike, entertained.
Christina Nolte, director of development for Homecare and Hospice, said Thursday’s sunshine brought a return to the traditional weather of Promenade on Poyntz after last year’s storm.
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