Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Watch Party - December 28, 2013
A season that began with a loss to North Dakato State ended with a victory over perennial major football power, Michigan, 31-14 in a game that was nowhere near as close as the score indicates. Tyler Lockett had another fabulous game as he hauled in three passes from Jake Waters in the first half.

We had a rowdy dozen fans cheering on the Cats at Amante. By the end of the game chants of KSU Wildcats were echoing throughout Amante. It was a fantastic game and time!

Kansas Watch Party - November 30, 2013
The Cats started hot on Saturday quickly going in front 21-0 early in the second quarter. KU made a brief game of it closing the first half down 21-10. In the second half KU couldn't muster any points as they committed a total of six turnovers for the day as K-State won 31-10  The Cats pass defense was stellar with four interceptions. The victory marked the biggest turnaround in K-State history as the Cats record went from 2-4 to 7-5 and a bowl berth.

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Oklahoma Watch Party - November 23, 2013
There were few smiles among the CaliforniaCats at Ricky's today. 

On a cold Manhattan morning the Sooners came to play and the Cats, well didn't have an answer to stop the OU ground game. Oklahoma completely dominated K-State. The 41-31 loss was particularly embarrassing as they were without their starting quarterback running back and two wide receivers. 

The only bright spot for the Cats was the second quarter when K-State scored three touchdowns on long pass plays from Waters to Lockett when they had the wind to their back. 

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TCU Watch Party - November 16, 2013
TCU with former K-Stater, Head Coach Gary Patterson, came to Manhattan with both teams needing a win to become bowl eligible. The points piled up for both teams in a seesaw battle that saw Cats come from behind for an exciting 33-31 win. Jack Cantele drilled a 41-yard field goal with three seconds left in the game for the win that left a group our largest group of K-Staters at Ricky's delirious.



Texas Tech Watch Party - November 9, 2013
After whupping Texas Tech 49-26 today, the Cats appear as though they might win the rest of their games after a rocky first half of the season. Winning out might occur only if turnovers are eliminated (none today) and penalties are minimized. Texas Tech scored first and were up 10-7 and then it was K-State the rest of the way dominating the rest of the way taking a 35-10 half time lead. Today's game marked the first time in Coach Snyder's leadership that an unranked K-State team has defeated a ranked team on the road!


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Iowa State Watch Party - November 2, 2013
K-State fans at Ricky's were thrilled as the Cats took care of business early on Saturday defeating Iowa State 41-7. The Cats struck quickly on the first drive of the game getting a quick seven points and then three on the next drive. At that point the offense played erratically through the third quarter before getting hot in the fourth quarter with exceptional catches by both Lockett and Thompson. The defense played another strong game in the victory.


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West Virginia Watch Party - October 26, 2013
During the first half of today's game with West Virginia, it seemed as though the bye week initially hurt the Wildcats as the offensive improvements shown the previous three weeks were not to be seen. Though turnover's continue to plague the Wildcat quarterbacks, the Cats prevailed for their first Big 12 win of the season with a huge fourth quarter scoring fest 35-12. Jake Waters threw four touchdown passes, Daniel Sams threw one and the defense played well. 

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Baylor Watch Party - October 12, 2013
Loud, Loud, Loud. Did I say LOUD? Bill Snyder Family Stadium was deafening. I was there so can attest to the sound. It definitely had an impact on Baylor as K-State brought down to earth their high flying offense, but not enough as the Cats eventually lost to the Bears 35-25 in a game much, much closer than the score would indicate. Daniel Sams had a big running day and an interception near the end of the game. The defense gave up three long killer passes, but otherwise played good. The weather was perfect (just like Fall in the Bay Area). 
Mr. K-State Ernie Barrett intently watches the game.

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Oklahoma State Watch Party - October 5, 2013
K-Staters at Ricky's, likely saw the most amazing game played by K-State during Coach Snyder's tenure. At half time the Cats were surprisingly still in the game being behind by a field goal 17-14. Surprising because we had 10 penalties for 82 yards and the top two receivers, Thompson and Lockett, were injured. Waters started the game for one play and from that point on Sams was quarterback for nearly ever snap the rest of the game. The Cats cleaned up their penalty ways somewhat in the second half but added turnovers, including two in the final minutes which were too much to overcome as K-State lost 33-29. 


University of Texas Watch Party - September 21, 2013
As Texas was taking heat all week because of their horrible run defense the past two games the Wildcats were looking for a huge rushing game. It didn't work out that way. The Cats couldn't run with Hubbert, Waters or Sams and were soundly defeated 31-21. K-State played a sloppy game with three turnovers and equaling the total number of penalties they committed in their first three games. 

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University of Massachusetts Game - September 14, 2013
K-State defeated the UMass Minutemen on Saturday afternoon in a game that gave some hope for this season and some reasons to be concerned. The running game came to life with multiple nice runs by Hubbert, Waters, Sams and Rose. The passing game was only so-so. The defense still seemed shaky even though they only gave up seven points. The defense highlight was Kip Daily's two interceptions, including one for a touchdown early in the game.


University of Louisiana-Lafayette Watch Party - September 7, 2013
We had a great crowd of twenty K-Staters at Ricky's cheering on the Wildcats as they played on a hot and humid night in Manhattan. The game was marked by a series of big plays in the second half. The Cats took a 20-3 lead to the locker room at half time and began the second half with a long kickoff return for a touchdown by Tramaine Thompson. On the Cats next drive Thompson almost brought the punt back for a touchdown being short by only a yard. The Cats saw another solid game from wide receiver Tyler Lockett, and quarterbacks Jake Waters and Daniel Sams. Ty Zimmerman also brought back an interception for a touchdown. After that flurry of points the offense went in snooze mode for almost the entire third quarter only to come back and score another touchdown that squelched a possible comeback by the Ragin' Cajun's.


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North Dakota State Watch Party - August 30, 2013
We had excited and ultimately disappointed K-State fans at Ricky's for the first football game of the season. K-State began the quarteback Jake Waters era in a disappointing manner, losing to North Dakota State, 24-21. Water's displayed an accurate arm and passed for two long touchdowns. The vaunted offensive line did not show up as running back John Hubert had nowhere to run and was held in check. The non-existent ground game was too much for the Cats to overcome, especially with a very young defense that repeatably was slashed for long gains all evening.



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