Kansas State coach Jeff Mittie fashions himself an optimist. He’s shown it on several occasions, and especially during this season, a relatively trying one for the Wildcats.
The Manhattan Mercury’s sports section earned national recognition in the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) annual writing contest for the second straight year.
The Kansas State baseball team woke up offensively Monday, jumping out to a 5-0 lead early in its game against Texas-Rio Grande Valley before eventually winning 9-2.
Peyton Williams and Ayoka Lee were a two-headed monster for Kansas State last week, leading the Wildcats to road wins at West Virginia and Oklahoma.
After watching his team struggle in its first two games, Jordan Wicks ensured the Kansas State baseball team would not lose a third consecutive contest.
Nothing came easily for the Kansas State women’s basketball team this week. However, the Wildcats rode back to Manhattan with a two-game winning streak after defeating Oklahoma 87-85 in overtime in Norman, Okla., on Sunday.
The Kansas State baseball team is still searching for its first win and will have to wait two weeks to have a chance at winning a series after its 5-3 loss to Texas-Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, on Saturday.
After the emotional high of Tuesday's win in West Virginia, the Wildcats are hoping to strike a balance between feeding off the energy from the win and not focusing on the past.
Ask those closest to Jordan Wicks and it becomes abundantly clear how competitive the guy is. The lefty pitcher is coming off a wildly successful freshman campaign at Kansas State, after all, and he has a Big 12 Freshman of the Year award to show for it.
Mike Boynton didn’t care that Tuesday marked only the second win in Big 12 play for his Oklahoma State team in 11 tries. He didn’t care that it came against the team directly ahead of his — Kansas State — in the 10-team league. After the struggles Boynton and the Cowboys have endured the pas…
Both of the 3-pointers Oklahoma State hit against Kansas State Tuesday night took on the feel of backbreakers. Both came in desperation situations, the Cowboys just trying to beat the shot clock. One banked in.
During stretches of Tuesday night’s game at Bramlage Coliseum, Kansas State and Oklahoma State looked like stellar squads. The ball moving crisply, shots falling — an exemplary example of error-free basketball.
Using a 19-0 run in the fourth quarter, the Kansas State women's basketball team pushed its record back to .500 with a stunning result.
Cartier Diarra vows that ESPN college basketball analyst Fran Fraschilla’s criticism couldn’t be more off base. Following Saturday’s loss at Iowa State, Diarra, a junior guard for Kansas State, said Fraschilla’s opinions about him were “very false.”
At the first media timeout Saturday, exactly four minutes into the game, Kansas State’s men’s basketball team already trailed Iowa State 11-2. It got worse from there. Barely three minutes later, the Cyclones led 19-2.
Not a day goes by for Kim Mulkey that she doesn’t pause to ponder what she has to do to keep Baylor’s women’s basketball humming along with machine-like efficiency. Saturday was the latest example of that.
It only took Ayoka Lee some 30 seconds to connect on a pair of free throws late in the fourth quarter against No. 2 Baylor, helping Kansas State draw within 10 in a contest it once trailed by 21.
Kansas State football had the vast majority of its 2020 recruiting class already on board in December, when 23 players signed during the early signing period. But the Wildcats weren’t finished.
Kansas State senior Lauren Taubert posted one of the best pentathlon scores in school history last week. That earned her recognition from the Big 12 Wednesday.
The Kansas State player who spurred her club in the final stages of what turned into an 84-70 win over Texas Tech was the one who had spent the previous three quarters languishing through a scoreless outing.
Kansas State’s football program did most of its heavy lifting for the 2020 class in December, when it inked 23 prospects during the early signing period. The Wildcats added three more members to the class Wednesday, the traditional national signing day.
There are a couple ways to look at Kansas State’s 65-61 road loss to TCU on Saturday, and each represents a different trend for the Wildcats, who are struggling to stay afloat at the moment.
This season hasn’t gone the way Kansas State wanted. With a 73-67 loss to No. 1 Baylor on Monday, K-State fell to 9-13 overall and 2-7 in the Big 12. Head coach Bruce Weber, and others around the program, are candid: It’s frustrating to lose so often, especially when so many of those setback…
For one stretch of Monday night’s game against top-ranked Baylor, Kansas State couldn’t miss. Six possessions, six made field goals. When the stellar shooting started, at the 15:18 mark of the second half, the Wildcats trailed by eight, 36-28. When they finally missed again ... they trailed by 10.
After Mike McGuirl scored off a West Virginia turnover midway through Saturday’s first half, Kansas State was sitting pretty, up one point (16-15) on the No. 12 team in the country, West Virginia. The same Mountaineer club that held the same national ranking when the Wildcats battered them, …
The tale of how Kansas State guard Chrissy Carr emerged from one of the worst slumps of her young career starts smack dab in the middle of the hard times.
With a victory seemingly not in doubt, Kansas State could have played it safe in the final minutes of Wednesday night’s game against Oklahoma. Mike McGuirl had other ideas.
On Nov. 14, 2018, a nondescript envelope arrived in the mail at the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan. Across the top corner of the envelope was a return address, and the only name listed was KVBFF.
In order to paint an accurate picture of the way the Kansas State women’s basketball team was affected by the death of Kobe Bryant, an NBA legend who was among the nine people killed in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles Sunday afternoon, we must start in Chicago.
Kobe Bryant’s stunning and tragic death in a helicopter crash Sunday touched every corner of the world. It united fans and admirers around the globe in a state of mourning.