Friday, October 9, 2015

October blues


Royals fans Thursday watch Kansas City’s American League Divisional Series opening game against Houston at Tanner’s Bar and Grill in Aggieville. Kansas City lost, 5-2.

K-State Sports
  • Football | October 09, 2015 Injuries continue to add up for Wildcats

    K-State has serious problems — not only at quarterback — but across the board with key injuries for a team that’s getting set to host the red-hot and second-ranked TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday night at 6:30.

  • Football | October 09, 2015 Wildcats bracing for juggernaut Horned Frogs offense

    Boasting one of the nation’s top offenses and an early season Heisman candidate in Trevone Boykin, TCU is about to serve up the biggest challenge Kansas State’s defense has seen this season.

  • Volleyball | October 09, 2015 Kober’s defense carrying Wildcats

    While the Wildcats did lose down in Fort Worth, Texas, Kober’s performance could not have been much better. She registered 37 digs, which is the third-best in a match in K-State program history and the best performance in a away match since 1987.

  • Football | October 09, 2015 Annual Cats for Cans drive is Saturday

    The Kansas State Athletics Department will hold the 20th-annual Cats for Cans food drive during Saturday’s home football game against TCU.

  • Pleasant promenade

    Christina Nolte, director of development for Homecare and Hospice, said Thursday’s sunshine brought a return to the traditional weather of Promenade on Poyntz after last year’s storm.

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  • Editorials | October 09, 2015 It’s not quite extra, but it’s nice to have

    Given the wrenching saga of the Kansas budget, the chronic funding problems of public schools and the succession of university tuition increases, word Thursday that Riley County is ahead for the year by $3.5 million is a breath of fresh air.

  • Editorials | October 09, 2015 At long last, a proper welcome

    Yet another bit of good local news involves progress — tangible progress — on a sign atop a bridge pier in the Kansas River greeting motorists entering Manhattan on K-177.

  • Letters | October 09, 2015 Why has K-State’s nationally recognized Powercat suddenly become endangered?

    Kansas State University’s nationally recognized symbol, the Powercat, is disappearing from use. Why? No one we’ve talked to about it seems to know or be willing to say.

  • Letters | October 09, 2015 Donate canned food at Saturday’s game

    On Saturday before the 6:30 p.m. KSU vs. TCU football game, K-State student athletes will make their way around the parking lots of Bill Snyder Family Stadium to collect all canned and nonperishable food items and monetary donations.

  • Movies | October 08, 2015 Joel Edgerton’s ‘The Gift’ pick of October DVD releases

    That “The Gift” is the pick of the recent films scheduled for release on DVD this month is a sort of admission that this hasn’t been a great movie year so far. Let’s take this as an opportunity to forgive and forget.

  • Arts, Leisure | October 08, 2015 Promenade on Poyntz, Star Wars Day and more

    It’s a Wildcat weekend and the kickoff to the 100th anniversary of homecoming at K-State this weekend.

  • Local |Neighbors | October 05, 2015 Woman’s love of travel, culture endures

    Pat Embers was 27 years old when she decided it was time for her to move to Europe for the second time. This time around, she would take a boat.

  • Arts, Leisure | October 05, 2015 Kristin Chenoweth’s big voice charms McCain crowd

    This past Friday McCain Performance Series presented “An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth,” 90 nonstop minutes during which the popular performer dazzled the all-but-sold-out-house crowd with a varied display of her vocal artistry and personal charm.

  • Manhattan High School | October 09, 2015 Indians beat improved Trojans, 1-0

    Manhattan (9-3) put aside its frustrations from a scoreless first half and put away a goal midway through the second half en route to a 1-0 win over the Trojans and its fourth consecutive shutout.

  • Manhattan High School | October 09, 2015 Senior-laden D-line ready for Blue Jays

    There are a handful of impact seniors at skill positions on offense, but with an offensive line that began the year made up entirely of juniors, that left several open spots for seniors along the defensive line.

  • Manhattan High School | October 08, 2015 Indians prep for rivalry game vs. Blue Jays

    The Manhattan High football team will host Junction City Friday night at Bishop Stadium with not just the Silver Trophy on the line, but also a shot at the Centennial League title.

  • Manhattan High School | October 07, 2015 Indians win two on senior night

    With a 24-16 lead in the third set of the Manhattan volleyball team’s match against Washburn Rural to cap senior night, the Indians figured to be in a pretty good spot to pull out the win over their Centennial League rival.

State & Region
  • October 09, 2015 | State Anti-abortion activist says video operation cost $120,000

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The head of anti-abortion group Operation Rescue boasted Thursday that his organization and the Center for Medical Progress are "taking down" Planned Parenthood on a $120,000 budget, the amount raised over three years for the undercover video operation that has set off a national debate over use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research.

  • October 09, 2015 | State Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed — even marine algae — with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.

  • October 09, 2015 | State 13-year-old boy accused in fatal shooting of girl, 12

    JASPER, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy fatally shot a 12-year-old girl outside a house in a rural southwest Missouri, the county sheriff said Friday.

  • October 09, 2015 | State Cubs win gets most viewers in wild-card game's short history

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs' return to the playoffs has drawn the largest television audience in the short history of baseball's wild-card game.

  • October 09, 2015 | State Federal agency investigates CO2 leak at General Mills plant

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal agency is investigating a report of a carbon dioxide leak at a General Mills plant in Kansas City.


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