Wednesday, May 25, 2016



Final lesson

Yearbook.mercury

Fifth-graders Audrey Conley and Nyah Evans-Pryor sign each other’s yearbooks on the last day of school at Bergman Elementary School.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 25, 2016 Scudder named top Big 12 newcomer

    Jake Scudder was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and All-Big 12 Second Team, Clayton Dalrymple picked up his first All-Big 12 honor and Josh Rolette was tabbed All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.

  • Football | May 24, 2016 K-State to play Washington St., Tennessee

    K-State will play Washington State in the Sprint Center on Dec. 10 in the Wildcat Classic, before going to Tennessee for the SEC/Big 12 Challenge in January 2017.

  • May 24, 2016 Dowdle leaving K-State for position at CAA

    Clint Dowdle is joining the coaches division of the Creative Artists Agency. Dowdle, who spent three years as associate athletic director/chief of staff for K-State will return home to his native Memphis, Tenn.

  • Baseball | May 23, 2016 Morris earns 1st big league promotion

    Former Kansas State pitcher and Golden Spikes Award finalist A.J. Morris earned his first career big league call-up on Sunday when the Cincinnati Reds selected the minor league contract of the right-handed pitcher.

Galleries
  • Moo-ving on
    Vet1.mercury

    Like a new chapter in a book, graduation marks a new beginning in life.


  • Record breaker
    Aggieville1.mercury

    Joe Moore broke his own record and then made a little history.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 25, 2016 Returning K-State to a sustainable path

    The 5.81-percent tuition increase that Kansas State University proposes to charge students this fall isn’t much of a surprise.

  • Editorials | May 24, 2016 Taliban still won’t be tamed

    Americans who were glad to learn that Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, the leader of the Taliban, had been killed over the weekend in a drone strike in Pakistan ought to realize that not even U.S. leaders are sure what it means for peace.

  • Letters | May 24, 2016 Roundabouts are here to stay; get used to them

    I read Monday night’s harangue on “turnarounds” with a certain amount of amusement. First, let me say for the longest time I also resisted their allure, but have now conceded their value and safety.

  • Editorials | May 23, 2016 Challenges await high school grads

    For most area adults, this is just another Monday in May. For hundreds of others, especially certain young adults, this is the first Monday since they became high school graduates.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 25, 2016 MHS soccer advances to state with 1-0 win

    Once the warm and muggy match finally ended, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team could breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Area Schools | May 25, 2016 Mustangs ready for challenge at state baseball

    A year ago at this time, the Rock Creek Mustangs were preparing for the Class 4A-Division II state baseball tournament in search of the school’s first state title in any sport.

  • Pro Sports | May 25, 2016 Perez, surging Royals take down Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS — The bases were loaded with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, and Wade Davis was staked to a three-run lead for the Kansas City Royals.

  • General Activities | May 25, 2016 Harkins compete at district championship

    Jillian Harkin of Manhattan won the Kansas District tennis championship in girls 14-and-under singles this past weekend.

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