Tuesday, February 9, 2016



Fat feast

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Carlos Contreras prepares food at Coco Bolos Tuesday morning. Coco Bolos and other Manhattan restaurants will have set menus and drink specials to celebrate Fat Tuesday before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Coco Bolos’ menu includes blackened redfish, red beans and rice , and seafood gumbo.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | February 09, 2016 K-State looks to build on big win

    The Wildcats host No. 21 Baylor on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m., looking to build off a win over the No. 1 team in the country from Saturday’s 80-69 win over the Sooners.

  • Women's Basketball | February 09, 2016 Wildcats set to host No. 20 OU

    The Wildcats return to the friendly confines of Bramlage Coliseum after two straight double-figure losses on the road — three losses overall — looking for a split with the No. 20 Sooners.

  • Tennis | February 09, 2016 Cats to renew rivalry with Missouri

    After hosting and winning its first home match of the year, the Kansas State women’s tennis team will return to the road to play Missouri at Green Tennis Center on Wednesday.

  • Football | February 09, 2016 K-State announces ‘Family Photo’ campaign

    Kansas State fans will have the opportunity to be included on the 2016 football poster by submitting photos of their “family” from various decades or generations of attending Wildcat football games, the department announced Monday.

Galleries
  • Post-game celebration
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    When the Wildcats did win the game, no fans ran onto the court to celebrate. In a more unique fashion, the players celebrated the win on the court and then ran up to the student section to recognize the fans.


  • K-State 80, No. 1 Oklahoma 69
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    It’s the fourth straight win over Oklahoma in Manhattan and the third straight time the Wildcats have beaten a No. 1 team in Bramlage Coliseum, including Texas in 2010 and KU in 2011.


Opinion
  • Editorials | February 09, 2016 Decision should have been unanimous

    Three cheers for Riley County Commissioners Bob Boyd and Ron Wells, and one jeer for Commissioner Ben Wilson, who chairs the board that sets policies for this county.

  • Letters | February 09, 2016 Biological research labs hold great capacity for harm

    Do you have any idea what they are researching in those labs? Does our government have any idea what is being created in these labs? Well, you probably need to find out before they kill half of the world population.

  • Editorials | February 08, 2016 Proposal should be dumped for good

    The proposal to allow for the prosecution of teachers for presenting what some contend is harmful material is back in the Kansas Legislature. Unfortunately, it’s no better an idea this year than it was last year.

  • Letters | February 08, 2016 Right-wing extremists are wrecking this state

    The governor has become a poor-man’s dictator who wants absolute control of all phases of government. He and his right-wing cohort have brought this state to its knees financially.

Lifestyle
  • Arts & Leisure | February 09, 2016 Current K-State production has many attractions

    For the local theater-goer, the current K-State Theater production “Forward” has all sorts of attractions. The play is premiering in the Purple Masque, the new small theater in West Memorial Stadium opposite the Alumni Center’s parking lot.

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | February 08, 2016 Student guides K-State’s Burrow through wizarding world

    In the Harry Potter series, owls deliver important mail to wizards. In the real world, Cherra Bliss saw a Harry Potter banquet flyer meant for everyone at K-State.

  • Arts & Leisure | February 08, 2016 Unabridged Shakespeare at McCain is a delight

    Actors from the London Stage presented A Midsummer Night’s Dream to a near capacity downstairs only McCain Auditorium crowd as part of this month’s celebration of “Shakespeare in the Little Apple.” Were they good? Were they ever.

  • Off The Beat | February 06, 2016 The heartbreak, thrills of fandom

    I would probably enjoy the game more if my team was playing in it, but we all can’t get what we want. However, more of us could get what we wanted if we allowed ourselves happiness.

Sports
  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016 MHS girls beat T-Birds, 62-55

    TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the third quarter and held on to win against Shawnee Heights Tuesday night, 62-55.

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016 MHS ready for T-Birds tonight

    After securing a sweep at Topeka West in dominant fashion, the Manhattan High basketball teams are in for a tougher test at Shawnee Heights tonight, beginning with the girls’ game at 6 p.m.

  • Manhattan High School | February 09, 2016 MHS girls finish 1st at bowling quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Monday afternoon, edging out Shawnee Heights to come home with the win.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016 Indians rout Chargers, 68-41

    Manhattan High took the lead for good early in the first quarter and cruised to victory while handing the Chargers their worst loss of the season in a 68-41 rout.

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