Sunday, May 24, 2015



Brush work

Painting.phatch

Thersea Dagenisa works on an oil painting at a workshop in the Manhattan Arts Center annex on Thursday evening.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 22, 2015 Cowboys shut down K-State, 10-1

    For the second time this season, Kansas State was limited by Oklahoma State’s Michael Freeman, as the Cowboy left-hander tossed a complete game and allowed just six hits in beating the Wildcats.

  • Football | May 22, 2015 Wildcats add JUCO quarterback

    Contra Costa College quarterback Jonathan Banks announced his commitment to the Wildcats this week, throwing his name in the mix into the three-headed race between junior Joe Hubener, sophomore Jesse Ertz and true freshman Alex Delton.

  • Track & Field | May 22, 2015 Bryan, Mitchell named Big 12 top freshmen

    Christoff Bryan and A’Keyla Mitchell were honored by the Big 12 for standout 2015 outdoor campaigns on Thursday.

  • Women's Basketball | May 21, 2015 Chambers gets another shot at WNBA

    After spending two years playing overseas in Spain, Chambers is back at it — this time with the San Antonio Stars — hoping to make her dream a reality with a renewed and perhaps more mature outlook.

Galleries
  • Road work

    The marathon — the first in Manhattan’s history — began at I-70 and K-177 and followed a route through Manhattan that included downtown, Aggieville and part of Kansas State’s campus.


  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
    Mhssoccer2.phatch

    The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).


  • Showing off
    Talent1.phatch

    Talents featured singing, dancing, instrumental pieces and gymnastics skills.


  • MHS Soccer: Quick Work
    Soccer1.phatch

    Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to set up Thursday’s regional final against Dodge City at Bishop Stadium, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.


Opinion
  • Columns | May 23, 2015 Saudi snub of Obama sends troubling message

    In general, the United States is increasingly seen as an unreliable ally. This is important both for our allies and enemies. Our enemies do not fear us.

  • Editorials | May 22, 2015 Maybe long break will spur action

    We’re ambivalent about the Kansas Legislature’s decision to take a long —  as in four-day — weekend before returning next Tuesday to take another crack at resolving the $406 million shortfall.

  • Columns | May 22, 2015 Hope for Kansas in Paraguay?

    The Legislature cannot figure out how to plug a $406 million budget gap, and tax proposal after tax proposal keeps getting voted down.

  • Editorials | May 21, 2015 Lawmakers reject the best solution

    The lengths that Kansas legislators will go to offset a roughly $400 million budget shortfall while protecting the income tax cuts they approved in 2012 and 2013 are nothing short of amazing.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Manhattan High School | May 22, 2015 Indians get past Red Demons

    While the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was never in real danger of losing Thursday evening’s regional final against Dodge City, head coach Mike Sanchez wanted more.

  • Manhattan High School | May 22, 2015 Scipio leads Indians to state

    Last year at state, Mariah Scipio was one of four experienced swimmers leading the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team to the Class 6A state meet fresh off a Centennial League title.

  • Manhattan High School | May 22, 2015 MHS track faces tough regional field

    Facing a tougher regional than last year, the Manhattan High track and field teams still managed to put together a solid showing at their Class 6A regional meet in Hutchinson Thursday afternoon.

  • May 21, 2015 City’s first-ever half marathon set for Saturday

    As soon as Ben Sigle and Trey Vernon opened Manhattan Running Company in 2008, people in the community started asking about a half marathon.

State & Region
  • May 23, 2015 | State Chad Head tops Funny Car qualifying in Kansas

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Second-generation driver Chad Head topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.

  • May 23, 2015 | State Drenching rains green pastures, bode well for herd expansion

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Drenching rains that recently soaked the Great Plains have brought welcomed moisture to areas still recovering from droughts, greening pastures as ranchers begin the annual rite of moving cattle to the nation's summer grazing lands.

  • May 22, 2015 | State Antron Brown leads Top Fuel qualifying

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Fuel points leader Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.

  • May 22, 2015 | State Brownback signs bill regulating ride-hailing companies

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a compromise on regulations that ride-hailing company Uber says will allow it to stay in the state.

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