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.
Barton County Sheriff There was a non-injury accident three miles west of Claflin on K-4 around 12:07 p.m. Monday. Kansas Highway Patrol responded. Great Bend Police Monday reports: A car window was damaged at 1709 Williams St. Loss was $250. Money was allegedly stolen at Park Elementary School, 1801 Williams St. Graffiti was discovered at 1444 Second St. and 920 Walnut St. ...
Young girls will receive royal treatment when they wear their favorite princess costumes to the Great Bend Recreation Commission's Prince Tea Parties on Friday. Open to children 3-5 years old, tea parties are at 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Great Bend Activity Center, 2715 18th St.
Bob Peter, city administrator and city attorney for Ellinwood, was named the 2013-14 Kansas Municipal Utilities president at a recent conference.
CLAFLIN - Numerous volunteers have put their hands together and established a new Community/Fitness Center for the Claflin area. The project involved refurbishing the old Claflin Elementary School for the new purpose.
"It will create a bureaucracy with the efficiency of the Post Office, the frugality of the Pentagon and the compassion of the IRS."– Mantra of those who opposed HillaryCare in the 1990s.
"We have a large government," political consultant David Axelrod offered as a plea of ignorance to all of the scandals swirling around his boss. "Part of being president is there's so much beneath you that you can't know because the government is so vast." And yet, thanks to Axelrod and Obama, we now stand on the precipice of the largest expansion of government power in almost half a century: Obamacare, officially known as the Patient ...
LAWRENCE - Memphis forward Tarik Black is transferring to Kansas and will be eligible to play immediately.
DETROIT - Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in the second round series.
HUTCHINSON - The Barton Community College track and field teams wrapped up their season Saturday at the National Junior College Activity Association Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
SAN ANTONIO - Zach Randolph's miserable Western Conference finals debut led to a sleepless night and a long film session.
EMPORIA - The St. John-Hudson High School boys' golf team finished sixth overall at the Class 1A golf tournament on Monday at Emporia Municipal Golf Course.
HOUSTON - Matt Dominguez hit a three-run homer and Jason Castro added a solo shot to give the Houston Astros a 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
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The Barton Community College Board of Trustees will approve contracts for head coaches, management staff and administrative personnel when it meets at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Seminar Room, F-30 of the Fine Arts Building. There will also be an executive session for discussion of personnel.
KANOPOLIS - The public is invited to take part in a short nature hike and free fishing this Saturday at Kanopolis State Park. Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area west of the office at 9 a.m. and follow the park naturalist on the trail. Bring a fishing pole for fishing in the ponds after the hike.
ELLINWOOD - Virginia Manning died May 20 at her home in Ellinwood. Services and survivors are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.