To become a Jedi, kids had to complete the obstacle course: swing or jump over lava, run through hurdles, crawl through a tunnel, toss a ball in a bucket, cross over a bridge, zig-zag through cones and hit the stormtrooper with a light saber.
The 1st ID Band has 41 members and averages more than 250 performances per year, and those performances are based largely on requests.
The 100th meeting of the Manhattan-Junction City rivalry had the look of a game from decades ago, as both teams played to their strengths and kept the ball on the ground.
Wamego High School hosted Concordia Friday night. The game came down to a final drive by Wamego who scored the game winning touchdown in the final minute of game play. Wamego is now 5-1 for the season. They will play Chapman next week.
The Riley County Police Department hosted a K-9 odor challenge for law enforcement departments across the state and some as far away as Iowa. The friendly competition tested the K-9’s skills to detect drugs and incendiaries. Over 20 teams joined for a speed challenge at the old Ray’s Apple Market Building.
After struggling against opponents’ service early in conference play, Wildcat liberos Kersten Kober, Gina Madonia and Sheridan Zarda helped K-State boast a 66-percent side-out rate against Iowa State.
Manhattan High School hosted Hayden at Cico Park. Manhattan won with the game winning goal coming with just 17 seconds left in regulation. Manhattan won 3-2.
The company moved into its new five-story building on the corner of Fourth Street and Pierre on Sept. 26.
The theater began its operations more than 100 years ago, and after being dormant for several years, was revived 20 years ago this year.
The 23rd-ranked Wildcats rolled up 533 yards of total offense — including a career-high 395 yards from quarterback Jake Waters — to pound Texas Tech, 45-13.
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