INDIANAPOLIS - Chuck Pagano couldn't believe his eyes. Andrew Luck couldn't believe his ears. Colts fans couldn't believe the scoreboard, and the Kansas City Chiefs couldn't believe their incredibly bad luck.
CINCINNATI - Marvin Lewis can end all those comparisons with Susan Lucci's long run of futility - his in the NFL postseason, hers in the Emmys. The Bengals can break one of the longest playoff droughts in league history.
MANHATTAN - Thomas Gipson likened the game to a "bar fight," the sort of description that is certain to make the senior-level folks in the Kansas State athletic department shake their head in exasperation.
Michael Anthony Halseth, 51, died Jan. 3 at his home in Great Bend. Born April 29, 1962, at Topeka, he was the son of Henry "Hank" and Jane (Wilson) Halseth. On May 12, 2006, he married Utonia Bowman in Great Bend. A resident of Great Bend since 2002, coming from Meriden, he was a school district custodian and worked in construction.
Douglas Lorson, 55, died Jan. 3 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Born April 9, 1958, at Abilene, he was the son of James Francis and Inez Esther (Strutt) Lorson. A Great Bend resident since 1983, coming from Hays, he was a sous chef for Five Oaks Club and various restaurants.
Regina Millenheft's willingness to go the extra mile has earned her the top employee award for the second year in a row at Rosewood Services. Serving as residential manager, Millenheft was named "Shining Star of the Year" for 2013. She took home the same award last year, after working for Rosewood Services for just 10 months. With a complete year under her belt this time, Millenheft was duly recognized for her stellar efforts once again.