Grant Guggisberg

Class 2A girls: Wabaunsee falls to Central Plains in state title game

MANHATTAN — There were several moments in Saturday’s Class 2A girls state championship game where it would have been easy for the... Read more

Kinnamon’s buzzer-beater sends St. John into title game

MANHATTAN — St. John’s Cole Kinnamon has done this before.

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Wabaunsee girls race past Colgan at 2A state tourney

MANHATTAN — When Wabaunsee gets out and runs, the Chargers are at their best.

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Seaman boys fall to Manhattan

MANHATTAN — Down by five points at halftime on the road Thursday at Manhattan, Seaman boys coach Craig Cox felt good about... Read more

K-State volleyball sweeps Lipscomb to advance in NCAA Tournament

MANHATTAN — It wasn’t the complete performance she was looking for, but Kansas State volleyball coach Suzie Fritz said her team’s strong... Read more

High can't keep pace in loss to Manhattan

MANHATTAN — With starting quarterback Corey Thomas out with a shoulder injury, Topeka High coach Walt Alexander had four days to prepare... Read more

K-State baseball takes rubber match against KU

MANHATTAN — After two games worth of solid starting pitching, the baseball version of the Sunflower Showdown was due for a game... Read more

K-State blanks KU, 2-0

MANHATTAN — On paper, Friday night’s matchup of bottom-feeding Big 12 baseball teams didn’t look promising for those seeking quality baseball.

But for... Read more

K-State baseball continues losing in April

MANHATTAN — For the Kansas State baseball team, things have gone from bad to worse in April, ending the month with a... Read more

Some not that upset by Martin's departure

MANHATTAN — Listening to the back and forth between athletic directors, coaches and the occasional anonymous source, it’s easy to forget the... Read more

Saturday a merry Christmas for Orange

PITTSBURGH — Coming into the NCAA Tournament, nobody gave Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas any credit.

Pundits opined about how ineffective he’d be replacing ineligible... Read more

Rebounding key for K-State

PITTSBURGH — Kansas State has outrebounded its opponents by an average of nearly five boards per game this season.

Syracuse averages one less... Read more

Olpe coping with loss

MANHATTAN — Losing a 77-game winning streak in the final at the 2A state tournament was a painful experience for Olpe coach... Read more

2A: JCN girls snap Olpe streak in finale

MANHATTAN — Perhaps all the Jefferson North girls needed was a change of scenery.

After two straight years of heartbreaking losses in the... Read more

2A: Madison boys 4th; Sterling the champ

MANHATTAN — Madison coach Lance Tally knew exactly the style of game he was in for in Saturday’s 2A boys third-place game... Read more

2A: Jeff North, Olpe girls reach final

MANHATTAN — With Jefferson North leading 20-0 five minutes into the first quarter, things looked like they might get ugly in the... Read more

2A: Jefferson North dominates Madison girls

MANHATTAN — Jefferson North girls coach Steve Noll isn’t sure his team could have started its tournament run any better.

His Chargers were... Read more

First-round wins would help tourney chances for KU, K-State women

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the calendar’s turn to March, all the hard work, struggles and triumphs of the regular season are... Read more

Texas Tech spoils K-State's senior day

MANHATTAN — Known for its defense, Kansas State has done its share of struggling on offense this season.

In Saturday’s 64-63 loss to... Read more

Washburn Rural sweeps Junction City

JUNCTION CITY — Just three minutes into the game, Washburn Rural head coach Clint Meitler had seen enough.

His timeout came after... Read more

Wildcats not ready to celebrate just yet

MANHATTAN — Make no mistake, Kansas State coach Frank Martin enjoys winning.

But after beating two top-10 teams on the road for the... Read more

Childs lifts K-State women to narrow win

MANHATTAN — It didn’t look like it Wednesday, but Kansas State’s Jalana Childs insists she prefers layups to jump shots.

Normally a fixture... Read more

Dickey helps K-State women put away Texas

MANHATTAN — Throughout this season, the Kansas State women’s basketball team often has built a halftime lead only to see the opposing... Read more

KU vs. K-State important for both women's teams

MANHATTAN — In sports, momentum can be the difference between winning and losing.

Those that have momentum often win, and teams without it... Read more

Manhattan girls edge Seaman to stay atop the Centennial

MANHATTAN — After her team’s 12 fourth-quarter misfires from the charity stripe, Manhattan’s Jenna Cruisinberry made the two most pressure-filled shots of... Read more

Strobel guides Hayden to rout of Junction City

JUNCTION CITY — Few post players in the Centennial League have both the size and shooting touch that Hayden senior Collin Strobel... Read more

No. 1 Baylor women rout K-State, 70-41

MANHATTAN — At 6-foot-8, Baylor’s Brittney Griner is the toughest matchup in women’s college basketball.

She showed why Saturday night.

Griner finished with... Read more

Indians take advantage of Chargers' slow start

MANHATTAN — Manhattan coach Tim Brooks is glad his team doesn’t have to play Topeka West again this season.

Despite earning a double-digit... Read more

Cats hope for February surge

MANHATTAN — February couldn’t come soon enough for the Kansas State basketball team.

On January’s last day, the Wildcats lost their second straight... Read more

Junction City speeds past West

JUNCTION CITY — Track season doesn’t start for another couple months, but it appears the Topeka West and Junction City boys basketball... Read more

Cyclones corral Chambers, Cats 66-57

MANHATTAN — It’s not often Kansas State guard Brittany Chambers takes less than 10 shots in a game.

She averages more like 14,... Read more

West girls win at Junction City

JUNCTION CITY — Topeka West guard Joele Copeland hasn’t had a game this good since the first of the season.

The shooter knocked... Read more

Wildcats seek rare win at OSU

MANHATTAN — Throughout his entire coaching career, Kansas State basketball coach Frank Martin says he has only ever told his players once... Read more

Rodriguez contributes in 1st career start

MANHATTAN — The roller coaster ride continues for Kansas State freshman Angel Rodriguez.

Just four days ago, he was firmly entrenched in Frank... Read more

Turnovers plague K-State women in loss to OU

MANHATTAN — As a team that lives and dies by the 3-point shot, the Kansas State women’s basketball team is used to... Read more

White shoots K-State past Mizzou women

MANHATTAN -- Defensively, this season has been one of the best in recent memory for Kansas State coach Deb Patterson.

That trend continued... Read more

Rural boys win ugly over Indians

MANHATTAN -- Washburn Rural boys coach Clint Meitler can’t remember the last varsity boys game he saw where neither team broke... Read more

Cats open with KU, then it gets tougher

MANHATTAN — The Big 12 conference basketball version of murderer’s row looks an awful lot like Kansas State’s upcoming schedule.

The Wildcats open... Read more

Cats await Waves in Hawaii VB regional

MANHATTAN -- Winning has its perks.

Just ask the Kansas State volleyball team, whose five-set victory over Nebraska last week in the NCAA... Read more

Defense rescues Wildcats against Shockers

MANHATTAN -- Usually a 27-point margin of victory signals a great night shooting the ball.

Consider Kansas State’s 60-34 win against Wichita State... Read more

K-State women top Iowa in overtime

MANHATTAN — Iowa’s Jaime Printy drained several open looks from beyond the arc Saturday night.

She made half of them, but her last... Read more

Topeka High girls work press to first victory

JUNCTION CITY — Topeka High girls coach Shanna Perine summed up her team’s season-opening win with one word.

“Ugly,” she said. “Pretty sloppy,... Read more

K-State spikers will play WSU in NCAA tourney

MANHATTAN — The Kansas State volleyball team used a win in the Sunflower Showdown to keep their season rolling.

Thursday, they’ll get the... Read more

Day of rest on Wildcat agenda

MANHATTAN — With nine wins in the books and one more game before a bowl trip, the Kansas State football team could... Read more

Wildcats pull out another close one

MANHATTAN -- Despite being just three games into the regular season, the Kansas State women’s basketball team is learning how to win... Read more

Childs lifts K-State women pats BYU

MANHATTAN –- Her game might not show it, but Kansas State senior Jalana Childs is preaching patience to herself this season.

After missing... Read more

K-State, UT offenses a mirror image

MANHATTAN -- Saturday’s road game against Texas offers the Kansas State football team the chance to do something they haven’t done much... Read more

McGruder gives K-State spark in second half

MANHATTAN — Like most of his teammates, Kansas State’s Rodney McGruder had a lackluster first half against unheralded Charleston Southern Friday night.

As... Read more

Late shot lifts Wildcat women over Lady Blues

MANHATTAN — It may have been an exhibition game, but Tuesday night’s encounter between the Kansas State Wildcats and Washburn Lady Blues... Read more

Pullen-less K-State to play exhibition Sunday

MANHATTAN — Last season, the Kansas State men’s basketball team looked to Jacob Pullen whenever they found trouble.

Now that he and Curtis... Read more

Hayden powers past Wamego

WAMEGO — The Wamego Red Raiders have struggled this year to earn wins.

Topeka Hayden had rattled off seven straight wins after an... Read more

Indians top High in big comeback

MANHATTAN — Senior running back Ty Suggs hasn’t run track in his three years at Manhattan High School.

He might want to give... Read more

Mizzou see mainly self-inflicted wounds

MANHATTAN — Any football coach will tell you that a game filled with mistakes and miscues is unlikely to end in victory.

For... Read more

Manhattan routs Scots, takes Centennial crown

MANHATTAN — A blustery night in Manhattan provided quite the challenge in the passing game Friday.

Coach Joe Schartz and the Indians opted... Read more

Manhattan holds off Heights, 26-19

MANHATTAN — Shawnee Heights quarterback Cole Foster did everything he could to beat the state-ranked Manhattan Indians on Friday night.

In the end,... Read more

K-State's late TD catch clinches 10-7 win

It may seem like an obvious conclusion after Kansas State’s 10-7 win over Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Kentucky, but the Wildcat... Read more

KSU baseball topping '09 success

MANHATTAN — Being the follow-up act to a record-setting team is never easy.

Some teams, however, make it look that way. Just... Read more

Wildcats top Shockers 7-4

WICHITA — Recording the final out of the night, Kansas State closer James Allen had to take a few steps backward at... Read more

K-State finishes sweep of Baylor

MANHATTAN — Kansas State starting pitcher Justin Lindsey said after Sunday's 3-2 win that after last weekend's series against Nebraska, he tweaked... Read more

Record-breaking Cats win

MANHATTAN - Sunday's series finale against Nebraska was a day filled with broken records for the Kansas State baseball team.

The Wildcats... Read more

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