No. 1 Oklahoma 23, No. 5 Florida State 13 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Kenny Stills reached high to grab a 37-yard touchdown pass from Landry Jones midway through the fourth quarter for the tiebreaking score, and Oklahoma's defense made the lead stand as the top-ranked Sooners beat No. 5 Florida State 23-13 on Saturday night. Javon Harris picked off two passes for the Sooners (2-0), who forced three turnovers and harassed both Florida State quarterbacks ...
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State only needed a couple decent minutes to win its season opener, and only a good first half on Saturday night to beat Kent State.
MACKSVILLE - Quarterback Seth Filbert led the Macksville High School football team with 367 yards and four touchdown passes to beat Fairfield on Friday night.
ROSE HILL - The Great Bend High School varsity volleyball team was swept in three matches on Thursday at the Rose Hill quadrangular in suburban Wichita.
ATLANTA (AP) - Orwin Smith had more than 100 yards rushing and receiving, and Georgia Tech piled up a school-record 768 yards in a 66-24 rout of Kansas on Saturday.
Scores of interest Western Athletic Conference Great Bend 14, Garden City 7 Dodge City 56, Wichita North 6 Hays 39, Liberal 12 Area Otis-Bison 70, Chase 22 Hoisington 42, Ellinwood 0 Macksville 48, Fairfield 14 St. John 54, Cunningham 0 Central Plains 42, Little River 26 Stafford 54, Central Christian 6 Thomas More Prep 54, Larned 20 Wichita City League Carroll 42, Southeast 14 (Thurs.) Wichita Northwest 34, East 6 Wichita Kapaun 35, South 15 ...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Auburn certainly misses Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton. It may miss star defensive tackle Nick Fairley even more.
Welcome Inn What Nots Activities Sept. 18-24 Coffee Time - Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Bring food to share, or just show up Tea Time Tuesday 3 p.m. - Bring a friend. Bring finger food. Tea is furnished. Balance and Flexibility Class - Tuesday and Friday 11 a.m. About a 30-minute class led by Betty Tauscher Crafts - Thursday 1 p.m. There are several on going projects Wii games - Every day 11 a.m. Wii games. Come ...
LARNED - Janet Fleske has challenged her junior English students to do hard things.
LARNED - The Pawnee County Health Department has started giving flu and pneumonia vaccine under the direction of
United Way fundraiser LARNED - The United Way of Central Kansas is raising money for their 2012 campaign by raffling off a 2010 Harley Davidson Sportster XL 1200. Donations are $30 or four chances for $100. The drawing is scheduled at the Big Bend Bike Rally at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The raffle is sponsored in part by Golden Belt Printing, which donated the ticket production. Other blitz raffles will also be available ...
Thursday, Sept. 14 Officers responded to an alarm in the 500 block of Broadway at 2:12 a.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout in the 800 block of Corse at 3:25 p.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout in the 1100 block of W. 11th at 10:12 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 Officers investigated a theft in the 400 block of W. 14th at 11:22 a.m. An animal control officer responded to a dog-at-large report in ...
TORONTO (AP) - Mariano Rivera tied the Major League Baseball saves record, earning the 601st of his career and matching Trevor Hoffman while preserving the New York Yankees' 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
HUTCHINSON - Phyllis B. Smith, 98, died Sept. 14, 2011 at Thorne Care Center at Wesley Towers.
GREAT BEND - Arlene Ann Mulford, 58, died Sept. 15, 2011 at her home in Great Bend. She was born Sept. 17, 1952 in Larned, the daughter of Donald W. and Margaret K. Bernatzki Mulford. She was a longtime resident of Sunflower Diversified Services. Ms. Mulford attended the First Christian Church in Larned. Survivors include two brothers, Verne Mulford and wife Cheryl, Topeka; and Wayne Edward Mulford and wife Charlotte, Shreveport, La. She was preceded ...
PRATT - Larned High School's returning Class 4A state qualifier Kaiden Reed placed runner-up in the Pratt Wrestling Tournament. Reed lost 1-0 to Buhler's Jon Yates in the 285-pound division finals. Reed won two of three matches.
MANHATTAN - Marcus Foster had 18 points and Shane Southwell contributed 17 points and six rebounds as Kansas State beat South Dakota 64-62 on Tuesday night.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - As Scottie Wilbekin jogged off the court, students chanted his name.
LARNED - The Larned High School boys' basketball team picked up their pace in the second half to put away Kiowa County on Tuesday night at the Seventh Annual Gene Keady Basketball Classic 67-40.
ELLINWOOD -Kent Roth of Ellinwood announced today by social media Facebook post, Facebook:/kentrothesquire, the formation of an Exploratory Committee to test the waters for a race against incumbent Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the 2014 Republican primary election.
At least two fender benders in Great Bend were attributed to icy roads on Monday.
Rich Schaffer from the South West Kansas Area Agency on Aging will present "Are You Smarter Than a Scam Artist" at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. This free program is hosted by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
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The Kansas Association of Broadcasters recently announced the 2013 KAB Television & Radio Award Winners. KSNC-TV in Great Bend was awarded "Non-Metro Television Station of the Year."
LARNED - Joe Dudley Hicks, 64, died Dec. 9 at his home, Larned. He was born Sept. 19, 1949 in Great Bend, the son of Burl Dudley and Eunice Lucille Shuss Hicks. A lifetime area resident he was a Registered Nurse at the Larned State Hospital for 30 years retiring in 2001.
Carl Marvin Wells, 76, died Dec. 9 at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. Services are pending with Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Road, Great Bend.
LARNED - Stella Louise Parker, 73, passed away Dec. 7, 2013 at Wesley Towers Retirement Community in Hutchinson.
HUTCHINSON – In the Prairie Nutcracker, 1869 Kansas' dances to life in this new century twist on the traditional ballet. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker music remains, masterfully adapted by Boston composer, Rick Kuethe, a native of Omaha, Neb. Prairie Nutcracker is a biennial event held on the second weekend in December, odd numbered years, and is produced by Prairie Nutcracker Foundation Inc.