Kansas State lost 18 games this season, finished eighth in the Big 12, won only five conference games and won just one game during the entire month of February.
It’s not often the Manhattan High softball team has the chance to play a tripleheader.
It was a particularly tough day for Red Raiders pitcher Jonny Drozd, who entered the game with a 3-2 record and a low 2.78 ERA in five starts.
Andy Deckert isn’t a gardener by trade. He’s not even a gardener by life-long hobby. But over the past decade, he’s become something of a guerrilla greenskeeper in the neighborhoods near his Manhattan home.
Not every artist uses a paintbrush and a canvas to create beautiful work. Travis Upchurch, 29, just needs his yellow and blue Suzuki GSX-R600 and a parking lot.
Playing in the final week of the postseason, the Wildcats rallied from nine down at halftime to tie the game at 39 with 2:33 remaining in regulation, only to watch the game slip away in the extra 5-minute period.
Tanner Witt couldn’t remember the last time he had a game like he did Tuesday, and it seemed like just as long since he hit a ball over the fence, too.
The Wildcats, who were essentially written off to end the regular season, are alive and well and now into the semifinal round of the WNIT after their 66-48 victory over Illinois on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum.
There hasn’t been a more successful area basketball team the past two seasons than the Wamego High girls.
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