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K-State baseball coach Brad Hill to step down after season

May. 8, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State baseball coach Brad Hill will step down after this season as the school's winningest coach, ending a tenure that includes four NCAA regional appearances and a Super Regional berth. Wildcats athletic director Gene Taylor announced Hill's decision in a statement Tuesday....

Delton, Thompson light it up in Kansas State spring game

Apr. 21, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder wanted to see his offense operating at a tidy clip when his team split into purple and white squads for its spring game. The 78-year-old coach got what he was looking for in a showdown between quarterbacks Alex Delton and Skylar Thompson on a rainy...

Kansas State guard Brian Patrick intends to transfer

Apr. 19, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State guard Brian Patrick has announced his decision to transfer. The sophomore from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, averaged 1.9 points while appearing in 49 games over two seasons with the Wildcats. His best game came against West Virginia late last season, when he scored 11...

Competition abounds as K-State readies for spring game

Apr. 17, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State returns 14 starters from a team that won eight games and beat UCLA in the Cactus Bowl, including its top quarterback and the entire offensive line, so it stands to reason that few jobs would be available in spring camp. That's hardly the case. Especially at quarterback....

Chinese national sentenced in Kansas engineered rice theft

Apr. 4, 2018 8:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Chinese national who lived in Manhattan, Kansas, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to steal proprietary rice seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to visitors from China. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced 51-year-old Weiqiang Zhang's sentence...

Kansas State's Amaad Wainright charged, suspended from team

Apr. 3, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State guard Amaad Wainright is suspended from the Wildcats basketball team after being charged when someone allegedly fired shots from his car in January. The U.S. Marshals Service says Wainright was arrested Tuesday. He is charged with obstruction, and fleeing and eluding....

K-State looks to future after season eclipsing expectations

Mar. 26, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State was picked to finish eighth in the rugged Big 12, and coach Bruce Weber began the season with even some of the most strident Wildcat fans calling for his job. They wound up among the last eight teams playing in the NCAA Tournament, and Weber threw a big ol' bucket of ice...