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General News. Cheer Squad to Host Two Camps in April

The Kansas State cheer squad will host two camps the weekend of the Powercat Auction and Purple/White Spring Game in April, one in Manhattan and another in Kansas City, as kids ages 4-12 will have the opportunity to learn from the Wildcat squad.

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No. 9/10 Kansas Advances Past TCU, 64-59

On Monday afternoon, freshman Kelly Oubre, Jr., told reporters how amped he was for the postseason. In his first opportunity, Oubre's actions spoke louder than words. The rookie powered the Jayhawks with a career-high 25 points to push No. 9/10 Kansas ...

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Rock Chalk Weekly: Time of Her Life



Kansas women's tennis senior and team leader Maria Belen Luduena (who goes by "Belen") did not begin her Jayhawk career like a typical student. Luduena is from Curicó, Chile and her life would've been much different had she just stayed home, but her fate changed four years ago when Luduena was approached by KU with an opportunity of a lifetime.

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W. Basketball. K-State WBB Announces Team Awards at Banquet

With its postseason opportunity yet to be decided on Monday, March 16, K-State women's basketball took a moment during the open week to hold its annual banquet on Tuesday night at Colbert's Restaurant at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Sophomore Breanna Lew...

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Big Adjustment in Kansas’ 11-3 Rout of Chattanooga



What a different a day makes. In the seventh inning of a Saturday shutout loss to Cori Jennings and Chattanooga, Daniella Chavez – like many Kansas hitters – couldn't make an adjustment and was way out in front of a slew of tantalizing off-speed offerings. Given an opportunity with the bases loaded in the bottom of the first Sunday, Chavez parked Jennings' change-up over the right field fence for her third grand slam of the season, sparking an 11-3 Jayhawk rout of the Mocs in the title game of the Stetson Classic Sunday morning.

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Rock Chalk Weekly: DiMarco Follows Passion for Golf From an Early Age



Kansas senior Gabriella "Gabby" DiMarco has spent her entire life around the game of golf.  Growing up in West Chester, Pennsylvania, DiMarco loved spending time with her father, Steve.  Her dad was a huge golfer and she took every opportunity to be with him whenever she could.  When her dad would say that he was going to the golf course, she was always first to ask if she could come.

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The 2nd Annual Blue Rapids Oktoberfest Set For October 11th

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From its humble roots as a community fish fry with a nod toward the agricultural celebration of Oktoberfest, the 2nd annual Blue Rapids Oktoberfest has grown this year into a half-day event with an emphasis on autumn, Halloween and community involvement. The event begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the 4-H Building and Floral Hall on the ...

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USD 113 Prairie Hills School Board Meeting Notes

USD 113 Prairie Hills School Board met Monday, and voted to put a capital outlay tax, not to exceed 8 mills, on the November ballot. The continuous and permanent levy would allow the district greater flexibility in how outlay funds are used, a provision which was included in recent school finance legislation. A protest petition initiated by Jim Scoby and ...

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Jeff Mittie Named New Kansas State Women’s Basketball Coach

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Jeff Mittie, one of the winningest active coaches in NCAA Division I with more than 450 career wins, 15 postseason appearances, nine conference titles and five conference coach of the year honors in 22 years of coaching, has been named the ninth head women’s basketball coach at Kansas State, Athletics Director John Currie announced on Tuesday. Mittie ...

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Congressman Huelskamp Accepting Applications for Interns

WASHINGTON — The Office of Congressman Tim Huelskamp is now accepting applications for an internship opportunity in the Washington, D.C., Salina, Dodge City, and Hutchinson, Kansas offices. “I encourage applications for internships from college students or recent graduates who want to learn firsthand how Congress operates and how federal legislation affects Kansas,” Congressman Huelskamp said. “This is a unique experience ...

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