Monday, October 5, 2015

Run for charity


Runners take off for the start of the C. Clyde Run on the K-State campus Saturday morning. The proceeds from the run benefited Shepherd’s Crossing.

K-State Sports
  • Football | October 04, 2015 Big 12 admits officiating mistake in K-State loss at Oklahoma State

    The final score will stand — a 36-34 loss for Kansas State — but nonetheless, the Big 12 Conference admitted fault in a first-down-and-distance snafu on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.

  • Football | October 03, 2015 Pokes rally to edge K-State, Cook

    Kody Cook passed for two touchdowns — a 4-yard fade to Glenn Gronkowski and a 17-yard strike to Deante Burton — while adding a 3-yard score on the ground. The feel-good and unlikely story for the Wildcats, however, had a nightmare ending.

  • Volleyball | October 03, 2015 Wildcats fall in five at TCU

    The Kansas State volleyball team erased a two-set deficit on Saturday at TCU, but the Horned Frogs hit .368 in the fifth to stave off the comeback attempt as the Wildcats fell.

  • Equestrian | October 03, 2015 K-State equestrian opens season with win

    The K-State equestrian team prospered in their first road meet of the season on Saturday afternoon at DeHaan Equestrian Center, as Kansas State defeated South Dakota State in a head-to-head battle, 11-8.

  • Home again

    Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers finish construction on the organization’s latest project.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
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    Facing an offense that likes to throw the ball, Manhattan High tightened up its coverage and contained the pass game in a 50-7 win over Topeka West on Friday at Bishop Stadium.

  • Editorials | October 03, 2015 Revenue trend remains troubling

    It’s difficult to sugarcoat the latest Kansas revenue report, one in which the state in September collected almost $32 million less than it had projected.

  • Letters | October 03, 2015 Faculty’s offensive language cost K-State two ‘A’ students

    Both of my daughters left KSU for other insti-tutions after one semester (and with all A’s) due to excessive use of profanity and sexually explicit comments by professors.

  • Letters | October 03, 2015 Manhattan Catholic Schools grateful for auction support

    Thank you to all the individuals, businesses and volunteers who contributed to the success of the Manhattan Catholic Schools 32nd benefit auction, “Fall in the Flint Hills,” Sept.26 at the St. Thomas More Utopia Room.

  • Letters | October 03, 2015 Privatizing USPS would end universal mail access

    The Kansas State Association of Letter Carriers will continue to diligently work with members of Kansas’ congressional delegation to ensure that rural and small-town Kansans’ need for universal postal access at a universal price, is not trampled in Wall Street’s undying greed.

  • Off The Beat | October 04, 2015 Discovering Scotland

    Don’t you think it’s a bit bizarre that Americans are so hooked on the customs, history, language, music and dress of a country that counts just 6 million residents?

  • Books | October 04, 2015 K-State common book shows importance of choices

    “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” is a book about two men whose strikingly parallel childhoods lead them down divergent paths.

  • Books | October 04, 2015 Moore juxtaposes two stories, explores power of choice

    News coverage often portrays black men as ghettoized caricatures, a simplification in the media that undermines their capacity for success.

  • Books | October 03, 2015 Reilly places historical figures in imaginative plot

    To the author’s credit, his portrayal of scheming within the sultan’s palace is compelling, as are the details of life in Constantinople, a city that Bess says dwarfs her London both in size and majesty. And the author spins a good yarn.

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2015 Indians slow down West passing attack, rout Chargers, 50-7

    MHS (4-1) coach Joe Schartz said his defense did a good job of keeping Topeka West from big gains through the air. Just three of the Chargers’ 13 completions went for more than 10 yards.

  • Manhattan High School | October 03, 2015 Manhattan sweeps Junction City invite

    The Manhattan High cross country teams swept the Junction City Invitational on Saturday, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams taking first.

  • Area Schools | October 03, 2015 Clay Center beats Red Raiders

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders led by seven in the first quarter but played catch up the rest of the night, as Clay Center edged Wamego, 27-19, at the Wamego Sports Complex.

  • Area Schools | October 03, 2015 Valley Heights 34, Valley Falls 30

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights picked up an important district win on Friday in a home contest with Valley Falls.

State & Region
  • October 05, 2015 | State Gordon edges Harper for NL batting title on final day

    NEW YORK (AP) — Miami's Dee Gordon had three hits on the final day of the season to edge Washington's Bryce Harper for the NL batting title Sunday, and Detroit's Miguel Cabrera won his fourth AL championship in five years.

  • October 05, 2015 | State Cincinnati's Chapman throws 62 fastest pitches of season

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati reliever Aroldis Chapman threw the 62 fastest pitches in the big leagues this season, according to Major League Baseball's new Statcast computer system.

  • October 05, 2015 | State Close calls in Cy Young races; Harper, Donaldson for MVP

    NEW YORK (AP) — Here's how stacked the NL Cy Young race is: Max Scherzer struck out 276 batters with a 2.79 ERA and became the first major leaguer in 42 years to throw two no-hitters in one season.

  • October 05, 2015 | State Aces wild: Playoffs open with Astros-Yankees, Cubs-Pirates

    Dallas Keuchel started the All-Star game, won 20 times and twice dominated the New York Yankees.

  • October 05, 2015 | State Buerhle, Blue Jays hit hard in 12-3 loss to Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla (AP) — Mark Buehrle failed to become the fifth major leaguer to pitch 200 innings or more in 15 consecutive seasons, and the AL East champion Toronto Blue Jays missed out on home-field advantage throughout the playoffs as they lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 12-3 Sunday in their regular-season finale.


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