Wednesday, November 25, 2015

On the mend


Dr. Melissa Nau, zoological medicine intern, removes a bandage from an injured eagle while Mikaela Vetters monitors anesthesia and Alvin Hong takes the bird’s heart rate. The eagle was treated for a broken wing at K-State’s Veterinary Health Center. It is now recovering at the Milford Nature Center.

K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | November 25, 2015 Tar Heels sour big night for young Cats

    Kansas State lost to No. 9 North Carolina, 80-70, in the final game of the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center. Kamau Stokes scored a game- and career-high 24 points.

  • Volleyball | November 25, 2015 Cats host huge match with KU tonight

    After a tough loss at No. 5 Texas, the Kansas State volleyball has another chance for redemption against a Top 10 foe, as the Wildcats host ninth-ranked and rival Kansas tonight.

  • Football | November 25, 2015 Adams makes most of his opportunity

    It’s OK if you don’t know who Kendall Adams is just yet. The redshirt freshman is one of many new faces to rotate through Kansas State’s beat-up secondary this season.

  • Football | November 25, 2015 K-State’s 2016 football schedule finalized

    Big 12 matchups in Bill Snyder Family Stadium with Texas Tech, Texas, Oklahoma State and KU, and the season opener at Stanford, highlight the Kansas State’s complete 12-game 2016 football schedule that was released Tuesday.

  • No. 9 North Carolina 80, K-State 70

    For 37 minutes, Kamau Stokes played like a star. But in the final three minutes, he made the kinds of mistakes that remind everyone he’s a freshman.

  • K-State 38, Iowa State 35

    Iowa State was on pace to finish with more than 600 yards of total offense and the Cyclones had moved the ball at ease. But the Wildcats flipped the script in the second half, keeping Iowa State off the scoreboard and forcing four turnovers to win, 38-35.

  • Editorials | November 24, 2015 Jobless numbers are welcome signs

    Unemployment rates are traditionally low in Kansas, but it’s been years since either Manhattan or Kansas has enjoyed the jobless rates recorded in October.

  • Editorials | November 24, 2015 Travel safely

    We encourage area travelers to take extra precautions to keep your loved ones warm and safe this Thanksgiving. It is a wonderful occasion.

  • Letters | November 24, 2015 Many contributed to success of recent Buttons ‘n’ Bows

    The just-completed Buttons ‘n’ Bows was once again a resounding success, thanks to the tireless efforts of many parents, students and com-munity volunteers.

  • Letters | November 23, 2015 Let’s protect young from themselves

    The overall death rate from all drug overdoses for Kansans 12 to 25 years old is 5.9 per 100,000. That might not sound alarming, but the rate doesn’t lessen the grief for the families and friends of those who suffer fatal drug overdoses.

  • Manhattan High School | November 23, 2015 MHS lands 13 on all-league football teams

    The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning.

  • General Activities | November 20, 2015 5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month.

  • General Activities | November 18, 2015 Harkin wins tennis tournament

    Daniel Harkin won a major regional tennis tournament, and two other Manhattan kids also turned in impressive finishes this past weekend.

  • Area Schools | November 18, 2015 Seaman beats EMS

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Topeka Seaman last Thursday afternoon, 32-10.

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