Saturday, April 30, 2016



Proud politics

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David Boyd of Danish band New Politics sings in front of a crowd at K-State’s Memorial Stadium Thursday evening. The concert was part of K-State Proud’s second annual Cattywampus concert.


K-State Sports
  • Tennis | April 29, 2016 K-State sweeps Iowa State at Big 12s

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tennis Championship for the second year in a row by defeating Iowa State, 4-0, on Thursday.

  • Baseball | April 28, 2016 Wildcats hit 3 HRs, beat Lopes, 10-6

    Kansas State isn’t exactly known for its power, but the Wildcats found an outlet on Wednesday night.

  • Football | April 28, 2016 Four Wildcats named to NFF honor society

    The Hampshire Honor Society, which began in 2007, recognizes college football players from all divisions who maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career.

  • Football | April 26, 2016 Snyder joins social media with Twitter post

    Bill Snyder, who once referred to the internet as “electronic cyberspace world,” has joined Twitter. The account, @CoachBillSnyder, quickly gained followers, with 8,654 as of Tuesday morning.

Galleries
  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
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    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.


  • Spring Showcase
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    Much like last season’s spring scrimmage, Joe Hubener, Alex Delton and Jesse Ertz shared the job all afternoon during a 35-21 victory for the Purple at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.


Opinion
  • Editorials | April 29, 2016 Roberts’ response inappropriate

    We’re not among the majority of Kansans who disapprove of the job Sen. Pat Roberts is doing, but actions like his decision to block a Senate vote on a nominee for secretary of the Army might help explain his faltering popularity.

  • Letters | April 29, 2016 USD 378 board wants to ram bond issue through

    We have a pretty determined board that desires to ram this bond through without due diligence and in apparent haste and a willingness to do most anything.

  • Letters | April 29, 2016 Let’s stop howling about state budget and fix it

    From my perspective as a lifelong Kansan, it starts with our governor and includes the whole bunch in the Statehouse, irrespective of party affiliation or any other distinction.

  • Editorials | April 28, 2016 ‘Nothing is more disturbing…’

    During his 20 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert spoke on the House floor on more than one occasion in support of stronger punishment for child molesters. Perhaps that was his conscience speaking after the fact.

Lifestyle
  • Arts & Leisure | April 28, 2016 McCain audience enjoys two ballets in one show

    It seems as if McCain Auditorium audiences see the Moscow Festival Ballet company every other spring. This year they came to town for a late April, Sunday afternoon performance. A very pleasing performance.

  • Arts & Leisure | April 28, 2016 Storytellers, Cattywampus, ‘Chicago’ and more

    Wonder Workshop director Richard Pitts will share stories at the workshop’s second annual Storytelling Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

  • Arts & Leisure | April 26, 2016 ‘As You Like It’ given spirited performance at K-State

    Prof. David Mackay’s version of “As You Like It” was given an invigorated production on the thrust stage, a production which reminded us of why people have thought so much of the Bard for such a long time.

  • Arts & Leisure | April 25, 2016 Trio successfully closes out K-State library series

    Given the combination of instruments involved, this recital was bound to be a musically unusual experience. That it was, for all its exotic tonal blend, a very enjoyable one.

Sports
  • Pro Sports | April 29, 2016 Cameron: Royals hit late-April cold streak

    Bottom line: The Royals are getting themselves out instead of forcing pitchers to do it, a direct departure from 2015.

  • Manhattan High School | April 29, 2016 MHS tennis takes 2nd at Emporia Invite

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took one last opportunity to tune up before the start of postseason play next week, finishing in second place at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational.

  • Manhattan High School | April 28, 2016 Indians take 2nd in home invitational

    For the second consecutive time, the Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team didn’t get the opportunity to practice the day before its meet, though the results were still positive for the Tribe.

  • Pro Sports | April 28, 2016 Angels sweep Royals with 4-2 win

    Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif.

State & Region
  • April 28, 2016 | State GOP senator blocks vote on Army secretary over Guantanamo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nomination of President Barack Obama's choice to serve as Army secretary remains blocked by a Kansas senator over administration efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer detainees to the U.S.

  • April 28, 2016 | State Anthony Gose doubles, homers to lead Tigers over A's 7-3

    DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Gose doubled and homered, Anibal Sanchez pitched through a wild outing and the Detroit Tigers beat Oakland 7-3 Thursday to take three of four in the series against the Athletics.

  • April 27, 2016 | State 10-man Whitecaps hold on for 1-1 draw with Sporting KC

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver's Christian Bolanos and Sporting Kansas City's Diego Rubio scored in the first half and the Whitecaps held on with only 10 men for a 1-1 tie Wednesday night.

  • April 27, 2016 | State Report: VA office in Kansas manipulated data on appeals

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Veterans Affairs regional office in Kansas listed erroneous medical conditions for three dozen patients who were appealing rejected claims — an apparent effort to speed up the review process that might have had the opposite effect, government investigators found.

  • April 27, 2016 | State USGS records 4.1 magnitude earthquake in central Oklahoma

    LUTHER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded at 4.1 magnitude earthquake in the Oklahoma City area.

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