DETROIT - Jose Valverde returned to Detroit with a save and Victor Martinez drove in a pair of runs to help the Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Wednesday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each scored 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder recovered after squandering a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 105-102 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 series lead.
NEW YORK - Since 1936, the NFL has picked the best of college football to join the pro league. From the very first pick - Jay Berwanger, who also was the first bust, never playing a down in the NFL - to last year's No. 1, Andrew Luck, the draft has always offered plenty of intrigue for teams and fans.
For NFL prospects on the bubble, it's often better not to get picked at all than to be selected in the final rounds.
ALAMEDA, Calif. - For seven straight years starting in 2004, the Oakland Raiders had a top 10 pick in the NFL draft only to end up disappointed in the outcome.
It wasn't an easy road. The Barton Community College women's tennis team overcame several tiebreakers to take third place at the National Junior College Athletic Association Region VI Tournament to qualify for the national tournament. Still, it came down to the competition's final match. "It was exciting," Barton head coach Lyle Stickney said. "It came down to our very last match on Saturday. We were tied up with Seward at 11 1/2 points ...
Area/Local Schedule TODAY Golf Hoisington at Russell, 8:30 p.m. Ellinwood at Trego I-70 Classic, 9 a.m. St. John at Hesston, 1 p.m. Tennis Hoisington meet, 9 a.m. Larned and Central Plains at Pratt, 10 a.m. Softball Great Bend at Garden City, 3 p.m. Larned at Hays, 4 p.m. Track & Field Pawnee Heights at Larned meet, 3 p.m. Great Bend at McPherson, 4 p.m. Central Plains and Otis-Bison at Hoisington, 4 p.m. Baseball ...
ST. JOHN - St. John High School's boys' golf team took second place, shooting a combined 356 at their St. John Invitational on Wednesday.
HESSTON - The Central Plains High School boys' tennis team finished third at the Hesston Invitational on Wednesday afternoon.
As Barton Community College baseball player Skylar Hill undergoes chemotherapy for recently diagnosed cancer, the support both from the community and nationwide has also began.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met April 15 at the Pawnee County Courthouse. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee Commission clerk Ruth Searight.
Editor's Note: Local historian David Clapsaddle writes about aspects on the Santa Fe Trail. This series profiles how Santa Fe Trail freight, passengers and mail shifted from the overland trail to railways.
LARNED - The annual Fort Larned Old Guard program scheduled at Fort Larned National Historic Site Saturday will be presented at the Larned Community Center, 1500 Toles Rd.
Tuesday, April 23 4:52 a.m. - A vehicle slid off the roadway at K-156 Sanford Junction 7:45 a.m. - Deputies assisted with traffic control at U.S. 183 mile marker 116 8:20 a.m. - Deputies transported a prisoner to Great Bend 2:40 p.m. - Deputies assisted with traffic control at I Road and 120th Ave. 3:05 p.m. - An alarm was investigated 10 miles north of Burdett 9 p.m. - Deputies monitored a control burn at ...
First Kansas Bank is giving back. During the holiday season for every new loan and deposit account opened, First Kansas Bank made a donation to the Golden Belt Foundation "Pay It Forward Fund", administered by the DARE program. This fund is available to local schools where teachers and administrators use the money to purchase clothing, supplies, and other basic necessities that arise for students in need.
Great Bend High School Variety Show tickets are still available in the high school vocal music room. Please use the east front doors of the school.
Each year, 4.5 million people in this country are bitten by dogs and 885,000 of those require medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among children, the rate of dog bite–related injuries is highest for those ages 5 to 9 years, and children are more likely than adults to receive medical attention for dog bites than adults. Children, because of their inexperience and size, are particularly prone to serious injury from ...
Big news for those who think there aren't consequences in our media when professional talkers cross the line, or when famous reporters mess up and don't fix their mistakes without qualification, or do so begrudgingly. We now see proof of the law of consequences.
HOLLYWOOD--God bless America, and how's everybody?
FORT RILEY - Barton Community College will sponsor its fifth annual Wounded Warrior Golf Scramble on Saturday, June 29, to benefit wounded soldiers from Fort Riley. The Wounded Warrior Scramble is an opportunity to not only support our soldiers but thank them for their dedicated service and sacrifice to our country.
SAN ANTONIO - Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night to even their series at one game apiece and snap a 30-game skid in the Alamo City.
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Barton Community College women's tennis team returns home from Arizona with an individual consolation title at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I tennis championships this week.
Now we know why those college basketball coaches get paid so much money. They have to deal with the seedy underworld of basketball in recruiting.
BALTIMORE - One bad throw led to another, and then another. And another.
On April 30, the Great Bend Middle School track and field team finished up the 2013 track season by traveling to Hays and competing in a seven-team meet put on by TMP Middle School.
MIAMI - It was the biggest postseason win in Miami Heat history, and the biggest postseason loss in Chicago Bulls history.
LIBERAL - It was a fourth-place finish on Tuesday for the Great Bend High School golf team at the Liberal invitational.