KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Just a couple of days ago, Alex Gordon was laying on the warning track in left field at Kauffman Stadium, unable to move after slamming into the outfield wall while chasing a fly ball.
HOISINGTON - According to the Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log, at 1:41 p.m. on Sunday, a 1996 GMC driven by Seth N. Owen, 16, of Hoisington, was westbound on U.S. Highway 281. Owen attempted to turn left onto 110 Rd. and collided with Chad Romine, 19, of Great Bend. Romine was driving a 1998 Wrangler and was east bound on U.S. Highway 281. He was not wearing his seat belt.
Frances J. Staab, 84, died July 6, at Great Bend Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born on Aug. 28, 1928 in Russell, she was the daughter of George J. and Olive Grace (Francis) Ehrlich. She grew up in Russell, where she graduated from Russell High School. On Nov. 5, 1946 she was united in marriage to Edwin A. Staab in Russell. Over the years Frances worked as a dispatcher for the Great Bend Police Department, a desk clerk at the Best Western Angus Inn, and central supply at Central Kansas Medical Center, all in Great Bend, and as a greeter at Walmart ...
Divers found the body of 38-year-old George Willenberg, Hoisington, on Sunday morning after he went missing swimming across a cove at Rocktown at Lake Wilson Saturday evening, according to reports Russell County Sheriff's Office. The man's name was released Monday afternoon after notification of relatives.
LAWRENCE - The Ninth Annual Bonnie Henrickson Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Alvamar Country Club in Lawrence. Registration for the event is available for singles, pairs and foursomes.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State running back John Hubert and defensive back Ty Zimmerman were named to the preseason watch lists for the Maxwell and Bednarik awards, respectively, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday.