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  • Texas sweeps K-State in weekend series

    Sunday afternoon’s series finale between Kansas State and Texas saw three lead changes, but a seventh-inning home run by Kody Clemens gave the Longhorns a 6-5 victory and a series sweep at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

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    Bruce Weber will be back for a sixth season at Kansas State University.

  • Dixon tosses school record in K-State outdoor opener

    It took just one meet for the first record of the 2017 outdoor season to fall as junior Mitch Dixon broke the one-yearold school record in the men’s hammer throw as the Kansas State track and field team opened its outdoor campaign on Saturday at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational in Coral Gables, Florida.

  • K-State stifled in loss to Texas

    For the second consecutive game, the Kansas State baseball team was unable to solve Texas’ pitching as it fell, 5-0, at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday.


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    America’s military leaders know better than most the importance of modernizing and increasing the size of our armed forces so that they will be prepared for any threat, large or small, that our nation faces.

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