SALINA - Head coach Kelsey Perry knew that her Great Bend High School volleyball team had a difficult task entering Saturday's Class 5A sub-state volleyball tournament at Salina Central.
Friday's high school district scores (Oct. 21) Class 6A District 1 SM North 69, KC Wyandotte 6 SM Northwest 24, Leavenworth 22 (Thu.) District 2 SM South 35, BV North 18 (Thu.) SM West 30, SM East 25 District 3 Olathe South 46, BV West 29 Olathe East 48, BV Northwest 27 District 4 Olathe Northwest 21, Lawrence 3 Lawrence Free State 19, Olathe North 14 District 5 Junction City ...
ST. JOHN - The No. 1-ranked St. John High School volleyball team earned the chance to defend its Class 1A Division-I state title on Saturday, winning its sub-state tournament.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Tennessee muted the chatter about that Alabama-LSU showdown for a half, at least.
No. 5 Boise State 33, Air Force 26 BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Kellen Moore threw three touchdowns, Doug Martin scored twice and the defense and special teams did just enough to help Boise State hold off Air Force. Moore was precise as usual, going 23 of 29 for 281 yards. His three TDs give him 123 in his career, making him fourth best all-time. The victory gave him 45 career wins, putting him in a ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - Kansas State's Bill Snyder preaches to his players to treat every game the same, no matter the opponent, the place or the circumstance.
The AP Top 25 Fared No. 1 LSU (8-0) beat No. 19 Auburn 45-19. Next: at No. 2 Alabama, Saturday, Nov. 5. No. 2 Alabama (8-0) beat Tennessee 37-6. Next: vs. No. 1 LSU, Saturday, Nov. 5. No. 3 Oklahoma (6-0) vs. Texas Tech. Next: at No. 12 Kansas State, Saturday. No. 4 Wisconsin (6-0) at No. 15 Michigan State. Next: at Ohio State, Saturday. No. 5 Boise State (7-0) beat Air Force 37-26. ...
NEWTON - The Great Bend High School cross country team achieved its goal on Saturday at the Class 5A regional meet in Newton.
As Super Bowl rematches go, this one isn't quite so super. The Steelers edged the Cardinals 27-23 in 2009 in one of the more memorable NFL championships, with Santonio Holmes' tightrope-walking act in the back corner of the end zone giving Pittsburgh the winning score and its record sixth Super Bowl crown. That catch ended Arizona's stunning and sensational run to its first shot at a league title since 1948 - when the Cardinals lived ...
CLAFLIN - Benn Kirmer ran for 167 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Central Plains High School football team over Victoria in a non-district game.
Storm chaser and research meteorologist Jon Davies will address more than 500 high school juniors and seniors on Tuesday morning, and a similar number of middle school students in the afternoon, during Barton Community College's Eighth Annual Jack Kilby Science Day. For the juniors and seniors, the day will run from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with Davies speaking at 9 a.m. in the Fine Arts ...
HUTCHINSON- Carl Dean Immenschuh, 70, died Oct. 22. Services are pending with Beckwith Funeral Home and Peace Lutheran Church Albert. Obituary pending.
Larry W. Jimison, 66, died on Oct. 21 at Promise Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson. He was born Oct. 27, 1944 at Stafford, the son of Howard David and Verda Marie (Staley) Jimison.
Whew! I need to catch my breath. I can't keep up with the quickly shifting journalistic conventional wisdom.
The Barton County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at the Barton County Courthouse, 1400 Main in Great Bend. The agenda includes a project to improve the Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Byway overlook east of Hoisington, the Doonan communications tower replacement project and a Southwst Kansas Area on Aging Board appointment.
LACROSSE - The Meade at LaCrosse Class 2A football playoff game has been postponed from Friday night until 3 p.m. Saturday because of a wintry forecast. LaCrosse (11-0) and Meade (10-1) have met in the playoffs the past three years. Defending state champion Meade beat LaCrosse 34-12 last year. By mid-morning Friday, Meade has received 3 inches of snow. Hugoton reported 5 inches of snow and Seward County reported 4 inches of snow.
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Opal Marie McCullough, 95, died Nov. 21, 2013, at 10 a.m., at her home in Great Bend. She was born Nov. 27, 1917, in Wilmore, the daughter of Ather and Ella Burnett. She had two brothers, Carl and Orbia Burnett, who preceded her in death. She had lived in Great Bend since November, 1961, coming from Wichita. She married Paul W. McCullough on July 16, 1939. He was a partner of the former Self-Service Drug stores and preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 1975.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Donald Stephenson and Geoff Schwartz might as well consider themselves starters the way the two Chiefs offensive linemen have been pressed into service this season.
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday after 12 days of sessions, a day after the New York Yankees third baseman angrily walked out and decided not to testify in his own defense.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have six MVP awards between them in the regular season. They have three more in the Super Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals agreed to a $32 million, four-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas on Thursday, trying to fill the void in their rotation created by Ervin Santana's free agency.
ARLINGTON, Texas - Prince Fielder could have vetoed the blockbuster swap of All-Star players that sent him to the Texas Rangers less than two years after signing his big deal with Detroit.
What comes to mind when you think of Thanksgiving? Do you picture a time of thankfulness toward God - or is it merely one of eating, partying or watching football? On this holiday, a Thanksgiving meal is prepared with all the trimmings; families gather together and talk, while others watch a game or a parade filled with pilgrims, Indians and giant cartoon characters. Some families may even have their own yearly Thanksgiving traditions.
Hoisington NHS inducts new members