Sunday, May 29, 2016



Weekend at the lake

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Daniel Miller fishes from the pier at Tuttle Creek State Park Saturday morning. Miller said he’s spending Memorial Day weekend at the park.


K-State Sports
  • Rowing | May 29, 2016 Ten rowers named CRCA National Scholar-Athletes

    The Kansas State women’s rowing team saw 10 student-athletes named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athletes, the organization announced on Thursday.

  • Baseball | May 27, 2016 Cats end season, lose to Oklahoma

    Kansas State could not overcome crooked innings in the second and third despite late threats, and the Wildcats lost to Oklahoma, 13-7, on Thursday to be eliminated from the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship.

  • Baseball | May 26, 2016 Korn excited to be back at K-State

    When Brad Korn left Kansas State for Missouri State in 2013 his wife Kristin decided to keep her Wildcat gear.

  • Baseball | May 26, 2016 K-State falls to Texas Tech at Big 12 tourney

    Kansas State jumped out to a 5-1 lead after the top of the fourth inning, but top-seeded Texas Tech scored seven unanswered runs to come back and defeat the eighth-seeded Wildcats, 8-5, on Wednesday.

Galleries
  • In a flash
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    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.


  • Going for gold
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    Area athletes competed at the state track meet on Day 1.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 28, 2016 Pause to remember America’s fallen

    As the entire population of Fort Riley, and anyone who has lost a loved one in combat is keenly aware, there is vastly more to Memorial Day than standing around the backyard grill with friends and beer.

  • Columns | May 28, 2016 North Korea yells, but nobody is listening

    For a diplomat, nothing is more frustrating than dealing with North Korea. It does not play by the same rules as other countries. There is, however, logic to its actions, even if it is hard for us to relate to.

  • Editorials | May 27, 2016 Sen. Hatch… meet Judge Garland

    It was just a little accident of timing, but it revealed how little progress Democrats have made in advancing the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Letters | May 27, 2016 Make plans to participate in fifth ‘Taste of the ‘Ville’

    As the fifth annual Taste of the ’Ville is fast approaching — it will be Saturday, June 11 — we would like to take this opportunity to express our deep gratitude to all the restaurants that have partnered with us.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2016 Indians take 3rd at state soccer

    JUNCTION CITY — After playing for 96 minutes, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team’s season ended in a flash.

  • Manhattan High School | May 29, 2016 PRs highlight MHS track’s state weekend

    WICHITA — Following his fourth-place finish in the 800-meter run at the all-class state track meet at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium on Saturday, the wait was finally over for Brandon Religa.

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016 Valley Heights girls bring home state title

    Though head coach Tony Trimble says he had doubts about whether the Valley Heights girls’ track and field team would win a title this weekend, his team put those worries to rest quickly at the all-class state track meet at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium.

  • Area Schools | May 29, 2016 Hayden finishes off Rock Creek, 13-2

    After finding themselves down six runs after four innings of Thursday’s suspended Class 4A-Division II quarterfinal, it was going to be an uphill climb for the Rock Creek baseball team to rally back and come out on top.

State & Region
  • May 29, 2016 | State As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.

  • May 28, 2016 | State Miguel Sano's 3 RBIs leads Minnesota past Seattle 6-5

    SEATTLE (AP) — Miguel Sano hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI single in the seventh and the Minnesota Twins won their third straight with a 6-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

  • May 28, 2016 | State Pulisic gets 1st goal as US tops Bolivia 4-0 in Copa tuneup

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Six weeks after becoming the youngest foreigner to score in the Bundesliga, 17-year-old Christian Pulisic became the youngest American in the modern era to get a goal for the national team.

  • May 28, 2016 | State 2 dead, 5 missing after heavy rains in Texas, Kansas

    HOUSTON (AP) — At least two people are dead and five others are missing after this week's torrential rains in Texas and Kansas, officials said Saturday, noting that though the threat of severe weather had lessened in Texas over the long holiday weekend, the focus is now on swollen rivers and waterways that are slowly rising and could flood homes.

  • May 28, 2016 | State Memories the momentum behind saving Kansas City arena

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The fate of an iconic Missouri arena might depend on the memories of a generation of Midwesterners who once flocked there for concerts and sports events.

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