Manhattan came into the regional round of the playoffs with the best win/loss record in Class 6A, meaning they are assured of earning the top seed at next week’s state tournament.
Wamego High School graduated 118 students with this celebration in the school gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.
This class is the 100th in Manhattan to graduate from a fouryear high school program, marked by the creation of the old high school — now the west half of the East Campus building at 901 Poyntz Ave. that houses the ninth-graders.
As “Pomp and Circumstance” played, the degree-earners filed in, many of them smiling and returning waves to family members and friends.
The Wildcats came up with four hits in the bottom of the ninth inning to turn a two-run deficit into a win and give themselves the chance to win their second Big 12 series Sunday in the series finale.
Texas pitchers Dillon Peters and Morgan Cooper combined to keep the Wildcats hitless, allowing just six base runners on four walks and two hit batters as the Longhorns cruised to a 12-0 win.
The Battle of the Bulge began Dec. 15, 1944, on the Western Front bordering German-occupied territory along Belgium and France. The battle lasted until Jan. 25, 1945.
In a navy suit and red tie, 90-year-old Dole expressed his own gratitude for the people of Kansas, many of whom supported him in his longtime political career as a Kansas and U.S. representative, senator and Republican presidential nominee.
As the school year winds down, Bluemont Elementary winds down with a field day.
With a doubleheader sweep — winning 4-0 and 10-0 — the Indians achieved the desired outcome, ending the regular season as league champs for the first time since 2006.
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