Friday, May 29, 2015



Catching air

Zip3.phatch

Burke Springer, 11, rides on a zip line at Wildwood Outdoor Adventure Park on Wednesday afternoon.  The park, which has seven zip lines, will open on June 25.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | May 28, 2015 Big 12 schools could face big penalties for court storming

    IRVING, Texas — Big 12 Conference schools could now face fines, and even the loss of future home games, for failing to keep fans from storming courts or rushing fields after games.

  • Football |Volleyball |Cross Country |Golf | May 28, 2015 All K-State athletic programs record high APR marks

    Highlighted by Big 12-leading marks from the football, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s cross country programs, all of Kansas State’s athletic teams met and exceeded the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate multi-year standard.

  • Women's Basketball | May 27, 2015 K-State officially adds Lanie Page

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced Wednesday morning the signing of incoming freshman Lanie Page to a National Letter of Intent (NLI) during the spring signing period.

  • Volleyball | May 27, 2015 Hungarian star signs letter of intent with K-State volleyball

    Kansas State volleyball head coach Suzie Fritz announced Tuesday that Zsofia Gyimes — the 2014 Hungarian Junior Female Player of the Year — will join the Wildcats starting in the 2015 season.

Galleries
  • War memorial
    Vietnam1.phatch

    A police car led more than 100 motorcycles Monday afternoon to the Vietnam Memorial at K-State to start the university’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.


  • Heartland Cinderella Pageant
    Eveningwear.phatch

    The event at the C.L. Hoover Opera House had competitions in casual wear, talent (ages 7-17) or on-stage interview (ages 3-6), and party dress/evening gown.


  • Road work
    Aggieville.phatch

    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).


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 28, 2015 National security a constant endeavor

    Area residents on Wednesday received a double dose of the federal government’s efforts to protect Americans from whatever threats arise in the 21st century.

  • Columns | May 28, 2015 Science is vital to agriculture

    Last Saturday in various cities across our nation and beyond, marches were held in opposition to Monsanto, an agro-chemical corporation known for benefiting the farming industry in many ways.

  • Editorials | May 27, 2015 Change will depend on Republicans

    The governor might not be deaf to petitions seeking change or invulnerable to petitions seeking his ouster, but blatantly political efforts such as the petition submitted last week won’t make much noise.

  • Letters | May 27, 2015 We can’t expect others to always believe as we do

    In “Prometheus Rising,” Robert Anton Wilson talks a lot about belief systems. We all have them, we all believe things that may or may not be true.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • Area Schools | May 28, 2015 Zabel not slowed by rare condition

    FLUSH — Athletics are everything to Rock Creek junior Michael Zabel. But there was a time when he considered giving it all up.

  • Area Schools | May 28, 2015 Hatesohl leads Blue Valley into state meet

    Georgia Hatesohl is one of those all-around athletes who cares more about the challenge than winning.

  • Area Schools | May 27, 2015 Mustangs rolling into state tourney

    WESTMORELAND — For many players on the Rock Creek baseball team, the state championship game is a familiar one.

  • Manhattan High School | May 27, 2015 Indians 4th at state golf tournament

    Coming into Tuesday’s Class 6A state golf tournament in Hutchinson, Manhattan High boys’ coach Brad Ficke wanted his team to play relaxed and up to its potential.

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