Friday, May 22, 2015



School’s out

School.phatch

Second-grader Lynden Auckly high-fives staff members at Woodrow Wilson Elementary Thursday afternoon, which marked the last day of classes for students at Manhattan-Ogden schools.


K-State Sports
  • Women's Basketball | May 21, 2015 Chambers gets another shot at WNBA

    After spending two years playing overseas in Spain, Chambers is back at it — this time with the San Antonio Stars — hoping to make her dream a reality with a renewed and perhaps more mature outlook.

  • Baseball | May 21, 2015 Cats open Big 12 with win over OU

    TULSA, Okla. — Colton Kalmus matched his career high in strikeouts with six while Max Brown went 4 for 4 with a pair of two-out RBIs, as six-seed Kansas State opened its trip to the Big 12 Championship with a 7-3 win.

  • Women's Basketball | May 21, 2015 K-State’s Mittie promotes Hoyt-Capra to assistant coach

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced Thursday morning the promotion of Jacie Hoyt-Capra to assistant coach on his 2015-16 coaching staff.

  • Soccer | May 20, 2015 K-State adds two more soccer players

    Kansas State women’s soccer head coach Mike Dibbini announced the additions of a pair of transfer student-athletes, as forward/midfielder Kimberly Braddock and defender Hali Sutter will join the inaugural Wildcat roster.

Galleries
  • Showing off
    Talent1.phatch

    Talents featured singing, dancing, instrumental pieces and gymnastics skills.


  • MHS Soccer: Quick Work
    Soccer1.phatch

    Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to set up Thursday’s regional final against Dodge City at Bishop Stadium, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.


  • MHS Soccer: senior day rout
    Mhssoccer4.phatch

    The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.


  • MHS Softball: Senior Day
    Fief.phatch

    Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.


Opinion
  • Editorials | May 21, 2015 Lawmakers reject the best solution

    The lengths that Kansas legislators will go to offset a roughly $400 million budget shortfall while protecting the income tax cuts they approved in 2012 and 2013 are nothing short of amazing.

  • Columns | May 21, 2015 EPA approach will hurt Kansans

    The EPA wants to greatly reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-burning power plants and wants governors across the country to close the coal-fired plants in their states. Such a move could hit Kansas hard.

  • Editorials | May 20, 2015 Kids will find ways to have fun

    Thursday, the last day of school for thousands of Manhattan children, is a big day indeed. And with less than three months before most students return to the classroom, they’d better get busy.

  • Letters | May 20, 2015 Wonder Workshop grateful for support of community

    On behalf of the Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum, the board of directors would like to express our deepest appreciation to our sponsors and individuals who helped make our Storytelling Festival on April 18 a huge success.

Lifestyle
Sports
  • May 21, 2015 City’s first-ever half marathon set for Saturday

    As soon as Ben Sigle and Trey Vernon opened Manhattan Running Company in 2008, people in the community started asking about a half marathon.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2015 Strong freshmen class boosts Indians

    There are many reasons the Manhattan girls’ soccer team is in its fourth straight regional final. For one, senior goalkeeper Molly Fiser has given up just 12 goals all year.

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2015 Indians lose at Olathe regional

    The Indians struggled and the Eagles cruised to a 16-1 victory in the run-rule shortened game on a cool and misty day in Olathe.

  • Area Schools | May 21, 2015 Rock Creek softball wins regional

    The Rock Creek softball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A D-II state tournament on Tuesday, beating Santa Fe Trail and Royal Valley to win a regional tournament in Flush.

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