Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Lending their hands


Brenda and Avery Inman, 10, sweep sand off the playground at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School Sunday morning during the Change the World event sponsored by First United Methodist Church. Members of the congregation, along with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, a church called The Well, the Cub Scout Den from Bluemont Elementary School, the Canterbury Student Group from Kansas State, Theta Xi fraternity, K-State Wesley and the Ogden United Methodist Church spent the day at more than 20 locations around town doing odd jobs.

K-State Sports
  • Football | October 12, 2015 TCU, Baylor make statements in Sunflower State

    The Horned Frogs showed their fortitude in a dramatic comeback win at Kansas State, while Baylor unleashed its score-a-second offense in a romp at Kansas. The results saw the teams switch spots in the new AP Top 25 poll.

  • Golf | October 12, 2015 K-State men finish second in Louisiana

    The Kansas State men’s golf team carded a 4-over-par 292 during Sunday’s final round to claim second place — the Wildcats’ best team finish of the fall season.

  • Tennis | October 12, 2015 K-State goes 7-0 on last day of tourney

    DALLAS — The Kansas State women’s tennis team went undefeated on the final day of the SMU Fall Tournament, earning five singles wins and two doubles victories to cap the weekend with a 12-9 record.

  • Football | October 10, 2015 Horned Frogs edge Cats at the end

    If football games were only two quarters, Kansas State might just be in luck.

  • No. 2 TCU 52, K-State 45

    For the second straight week, the Wildcats were unable to hold onto a halftime lead, as second-ranked TCU rallied from 18 points down Saturday to stun K-State 52-45 in the final minutes at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Rivalry thriller

    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • Editorials | October 12, 2015 ‘Innovation and Inspiration’

    Kansas State University’s billion dollar fundraising campaign is nothing if not impressive. That can be said as well for the $766 million that has been raised in the last five years under the leadership of the KSU Foundation.

  • Letters | October 12, 2015 Powercat is alive and well, and it’s habitat is protected

    Kansas State University wants to assure the K-State family that our athletic spirit mark known as the Powercat is well-protected and thriving.

  • Editorials | October 10, 2015 Rental inspections, or something less?

    Andy Hurtig, KSU’s student body president, told commissioners that students want to work with the city to set up a system that would address the “very deplorable conditions” some students live in.

  • Columns | October 10, 2015 Kansas tax policy is unfair

    For the last three years, income tax policy in Kansas has roughly divided the citizenry into the paycheck people who pay and others who don’t. It’s fundamentally unfair.

  • Neighbors | October 12, 2015 Former Marine found peace when he found God

    There’s an old aphorism about the lack of atheists in foxholes, and it isn’t tough to imagine such a scene when Bill Gasser discusses his military career.

  • Movies | October 12, 2015 ‘Sicario’ is a quality, if brutal, film

    It is hard to fathom just how violent and cruel the drug cartels have become in Mexico. The Denis Villeneuve-directed film “Sicario” takes that cruelty and casts it against the desperation of the law and order ideal trying to combat it.

  • Books | October 11, 2015 Baker tells compelling story of wine enthusiast’s journey

    “Vintage” is a wonderful story about a man — a husband, a father and a writer — who’s lost his way; it’s about his voyage of rediscovery and, as the title suggests, it’s about wine.

  • Books | October 11, 2015 Lagercrantz follows in footsteps of ‘Millenium Trilogy’

    If you’re a Stieg Larsson fanatic with a strong emotional attachment to his personal perspective and style and a unique grasp of the trilogy’s fascinating cast of characters, then you’re bound to be disappointed. Lagercrantz isn’t Larsson reincarnated.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2015 Junction City beats Manhattan with OT field goal

    Manhattan High’s 17-14 overtime loss to Junction City was hard to stomach for the Tribe players Friday night in almost every aspect, except for one silver lining.

  • Area Schools | October 10, 2015 Falcon run game pushes back St. Marys

    RILEY — Even with a late push by St. Marys in the fourth quarter, the Riley County defense and running game kept the Falcons in control for the entirety of their 31-14 win.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2015 Lei, Bieker advance to state tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team qualified both its singles players for the Class 6A state tennis tournament next weekend at the College Boulevard Activity Center in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | October 10, 2015 Indians take fifth at home invitational

    Six of the eight volleyball teams at the Manhattan Invitational are ranked in the latest Kansas Volleyball Association rankings, including the Indians.

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