Reasons to hope and mope: Cactus Bowl Edition

| December 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kansas State’s 2017 season came to a fitting conclusion in Phoenix as Tuesday night’s Cactus Bowl win over UCLA represented a microcosm of the last three months. Let’s break it down. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The Wizard still has a little magic left. At halftime, more than a few K-State fans headed to bed. I […]

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K-State did Nothing Wrong in Snyder/Leavitt Proposal

| November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cole Manbeck Let’s go ahead and make this clear right away regarding Brett McMurphy’s report on Thursday — Kansas State’s administration didn’t force Bill Snyder to do anything. If McMurphy’s report is accurate (I have no reason to doubt its accuracy, as I know John Currie had zeroed in on Jim Leavitt to take over for Snyder […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 7

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kansas State’s first of two opportunities to really turn its season around was as uninspiring as it could have been, a 26-6 loss to No. 6 TCU. Let’s take a look at where the Wildcats’ program is at, both on the field and off of it, as the 2017 campaign reaches a crossroads. REASONS TO […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 5

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It looked like Kansas State was headed for a blowout in Saturday’s Big 12 opener against Baylor, but a lackluster second half left Wildcat fans mixed on the victory as a whole. Let’s break down both sides. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The D-Line has improved a lot from Week 1. A well-deserved tip of the […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 3

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kansas State’s offense looked stunningly impotent in Saturday’s 14-7 loss at Vanderbilt. While there were certainly negatives to dwell on, it wasn’t a completely hapless performance. Let’s dig into it. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The defense had its best performance of the season. It wasn’t flawless, but holding any Power 5 opponent to 271 total […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 2

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

It was a rather easy and workmanlike blowout victory for No. 19 Kansas State against Charlotte this weekend. Here are some positive and negative takeaways. For a full recap of the game and a video wrap-up from our crew, click here. REASONS TO HOPE 1. K-State’s running game is back. Even though it came against […]

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Reasons to hope and mope: Week 1

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kansas State opened its season with a blowout win that featured plenty of things to feel good about, while still leaving fans nervous about a couple other aspects. Here’s a breakdown of both sides. To read about the game and watch the Powercat Gameday crew’s video wrap-up, click here. REASONS TO HOPE 1. The reports […]

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Column: Unexpected run means Weber is likely to get one more shot

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

K-State is finally the basketball team its fans wanted it to be. So, now what? On Feb. 25, less than three weeks ago, Kansas State lost by 30 points to last-place Oklahoma. The defeat, which was the Wildcats’ eighth in their last ten games, appeared to be the final piece of evidence that change was […]

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Column: K-State fans find odd unity within basketball program’s struggles

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the first time in five years, Kansas State basketball fans appear to be in sync. Bruce Weber, so far as anyone can tell right now, is not going to return the Wildcats to national prominence. Reaching that conclusion took longer for some fans than others. But this isn’t about finger-pointing or I-told-you-so’s. For my […]

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Powercat Gameday Panel Awards

| December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

K-State concludes the 2016 season in the Texas Bowl. The Cats face off against the Aggies of Texas A&M in Houston on Wednesday the 28th at 8:00 p.m. Come join the @PowercatGameday crew before the game at @3rdFloorHouston for the live broadcast of the biggest pregame show in the Big 12 starting at 4 p.m. […]

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