Sunday, May 24, 2015



Cinderella show

Eveningwear.phatch

Brooke Hupe, 17, Wamego, competes in the evening gown portion of the Heartland Cinderella Pageant Saturday afternoon at the C.L. Hoover Opera House in Junction City. Hupe was crowned 2015 Heartland Cinderella Teen.


K-State Sports
  • Baseball | May 24, 2015 Wildcats end season with loss to OU

    Kansas State had its season come to a close Friday night, as Oklahoma scored a pair of two-out runs in the top of the ninth to eliminate the Wildcats from the Big 12 Championship with a 3-1 win at ONEOK Field.

  • 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.

Galleries
  • 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).


  • Showing off
    Talent1.phatch

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


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 24, 2015 A time to honor great sacrifice

    Memorial Day is upon us. As sacred an occasion as there is on our national calendar, Monday is a day for Americans to pause in honor of those who have died in service to our country.

  • Letters | May 24, 2015 Brownback should stop refusing federal money

    It would be mighty interesting to know how much taxes Kansans in good faith have sent to our federal government but missed out on because, well, I don’t really understand why.

  • 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.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • General Activities | May 24, 2015 Thousands turn out for event’s debut

    Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Manhattan High School | May 24, 2015 Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals.

  • 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.

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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