The Barton Community College baseball team pounded Bethany JV 23-5 at Lawson-Biggs Field on Tuesday in a non-conference game.
SALINA - The Great Bend High School softball team swept its first two games of the season on the road at Salina Sacred Heart on Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Scoring at will, grabbing boards and making a key steal, Danielle Adams saved her best game for the biggest stage and gave Texas A&M its first national championship.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeff Suppan, a 16-year major league veteran who was Kansas City's best pitcher 10 years ago, has signed a minor league contract with the Royals. The 36-year-old Suppan will report to Triple-A Omaha. The right-hander has played for Boston, Arizona, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Milwaukee in addition to the Royals. He's 138-143 with a 4.69 ERA in 442 appearances, including 411 starts. Suppan was a member of the Royals' ...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut basketball team left 80-degree weather and returned to a cold rain, and it never felt so good. "But you know what," the UConn coach said. "We're home." The Huskies' charter flight arrived from Houston on Tuesday afternoon. On hand to greet the NCAA champions were Connecticut's governor. Calhoun and star guard Kemba Walker, the tournament's most outstanding player, addressed the crowd of several dozen fans that ...
Joshua Dean Ratzlaff 1987-2011 OTIS - Joshua Dean Ratzlaff, 24, died March 31 at the Central Kansas Medical Center, Great Bend. He was born January 10, 1987, at McPherson, the son of Charles and Julie (Ratzlaff) Trammell. He was an oilfield roughneck. Mr. Ratzlaff was an Otis resident for 15 years coming from McPherson. Survivors include his mother, Julie Norman, Otis; stepfather, Harold Norman, Norton; fiancee, Krystal Vincent, Otis; uncles, Jim Ratzlaff, Houston, Texas; John ...
Bernice A. Nightengale 1940-2011 WICHITA - Bernice Anne Nightengale, 70, died Saturday, April 2, at Galichia Heart Hospital, Wichita. She was born June 2, 1940, at Quenemo, Kansas, the daughter of Orlin Walter and Iva Isabelle (Wadkins) Brown. She married Earl Edward Nightengale August 13, 1962, at Quenemo. He died December 17, 2004. She worked for the Barton County sheriff's office as a records clerk and Fuller Brush in the customer service department. Mrs. Nightengale ...
Betty L. Mohler 1919-2011 LARNED - Betty L. Mohler, 92, died April 4 at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. She was born March 19, 1919, at Pawnee Rock, the daughter of Ellis E. and Sarah Mable Bowman Flick. A longtime resident of Larned, she was a homemaker. She was a longtime member of Pawnee Rock United Methodist Church, Pawnee Rock. On March 19, 1938, she married Maxwell Joseph Mohler, at Larned. He died September 18, ...
Jenny Lee Arwood 1944-2011 LYONS - Jenny Lee Arwood, 96, died April 5 at the Rice County District Hospital in Lyons. Born April 6, 1914 in Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of Charles Aubrey and Leona Bartlett Davies. She graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1932 and in 1934 from Hutchinson Junior College. A resident of Lyons since 1944, she was a retired dietician for the Lyons District Hospital. On Aug. 5, 1934 ...
Eunice E. Harrelson ELLINWOOD - Eunice E. Harrelson, 75, died April 5 at her home in Independence, La. Funeral arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home.
Kim Arlene Ewing MACKSVILLE - Kim Arlene Sewing, 54, died April 4, 2011, at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital, Larned. Service arrangements are pending with Minnis Chapel, Macksville.
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AMES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa State basketball recruit Tyrus McGee has earned junior college All-American honors.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Frank Haith has heard the criticism that Missouri settled for a safe choice rather than a home-run hire for its new head coach.
HOUSTON (AP) - Seen as little more than a one-man novelty, Connecticut wasn't given much chance in the brutally tough Big East. A national title contender? Please.
At some point, we need to stop believing in miracles, at least in education. While we're still getting over the RICO indictments handed down in the Atlanta cheating scandal comes the revelation that the success Michelle Rhee achieved as the "no excuses" superintendent of Washington, D.C.'s public schools was the product of massive cheating. Those asking why Rhee isn't under indictment just like her former colleague in Atlanta are missing the bigger question: If she's ...
A tornado developed six miles southwest of Rozel at 7:18 p.m. and moved one mile west of town before turning to the northwest and dissipating about three miles northwest of Rozel at 7:47 p.m. Five farms were damaged by this tornado, including one farm house that lost most of its roof and some of its exterior walls. The tornado intensity has been rated as high as EF4 based on measured winds of 165 to 185 ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) reported the poll results from the monthly telephone town hall his office conducted Tuesday for constituents.
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By Dave Ranney
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Old Frank was probably watching when Kansas State last won a conference title in baseball. It was 1933, and Franklin D. Roosevelt was only two months into his first term as President. Now, in 2013, the Wildcats finally got around to making it happen again.
HOUSTON - J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer off James Shields, Jordan Lyles pitched six effective innings and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO - Brian Urlacher wasn't sure how dominant he could be any longer, so he's calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.
The Barton Community College campus and Center for Adult Education will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The college will resume regular summer hours on Tuesday, May 28.
The Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village will be open from 1-5 p.m. on Monday for Memorial Day. Executive Director Beverly Komarek noted the museum is usually closed on Mondays. "This special opening is to accommodate families and visitors here for the holiday." Regular admission will be charged. The historical society is located just south of the Arkansas River bridge in Great Bend on U.S. 281.
Barton County Sheriff's officers are emphasizing seat belt laws by participating in the Click It or Ticket program. For the week prior to Memorial Day, and continuing until June 2, drivers can expect to see more BCSO deputies on the highways, aggressively enforcing "Kansas Occupant Restraint" laws and other traffic statutes. Click It or Ticket is sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Sheriff Brian Bellendir said his ...
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ELLINWOOD - LaVon Sessler died May 22, 2013 at Ellinwood District Hospital. Services are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.