Still photos show Willie the Wildcat running toward a man dressed as West Virginia’s mascot before Saturday’s football game, tackling him, then standing up to do a cheer. When medical officials realized he was having an apparent seizure, they rushed out to help him.
Throughout the month, area residents have had the opportunity to visit ghostly places on the Haunted Manhattan Trolley Tour. (Tours continue next week, but they’re fully booked. If you were hoping to take one, you’ll have to live vicariously through this story.)
The Wildcats already had this game in the bag — using a dominant second half to run away with a 35-12 victory over West Virginia at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Texas (15-2, 8-0 Big 12) downed the Wildcats (14-7, 2-6 Big 12) in the sweep — 25-11, 25-18, 25-20.
Facing a familiar foe in the 6A defending-champion Junior Blues, Manhattan needed three sets, but ultimately got the end result it wanted, winning 24-26, 25-14, 25-23.
The event kicked off with an introduction of the women’s team, followed by a scrimmage. The Purple team beat the Black team 14-11, as Haley Texada scored seven for the Purple and freshman Kindred Wesemann scored nine points with three 3-pointers.
As the university moves past 150 years, K-State President Kirk Schulz said two building dedications and two groundbreakings Thursday and Friday provide a glance at K-State’s future.
The Indians clinched at least a share of their fifth straight league crown with a 22-7 win over previously undefeated Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Friday night.
Going into the fourth quarter, the highly-touted Baylor offense had scored just 21 points, well below the Bears’ season average of more than 70 points per game.
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