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  • Manhattan High School | October 27, 2013

    MHS cross country teams both advance to state

    Another race, another dominant win. Saturday’s regional cross country race in Junction City brought more of the same for the Manhattan High boys’ team, putting them one step closer to their ultimate goal of a state title. With a third-place finish in the girls’

  • Manhattan High School | October 27, 2013

    MHS volleyball beats Washburn Rural for state berth

    Mhs vb 2.phatch

    Just one point away from a trip to state, Manhattan High outside hitter Kaci Cink got two tries to send her team to victory in Saturday’s sub-state final. The first was dug up by the Washburn Rural defense, but the second ended the match

  • Manhattan High School | October 27, 2013

    Indians beat Rural 13-10, stay perfect in district play

    TOPEKA — With just five punts all night, most would think Friday’s game between the Manhattan High football team and Washburn Rural was an old-fashioned offensive shootout. They’d be wrong. Instead it was five fumbles, three missed fourth-down conversions and a missed field goal

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Nemaha Valley edges Rock Creek

    Rock creek 2.phatch

    FLUSH — Both teams can find several occurrences where the game could have been won or lost, but it was Nemaha Valley that escaped Rock Creek with a final sigh of relief. The Raiders outlasted the Mustangs 19-18 Friday night. “That stings… we had our opportunities,”

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Wamego keeps playoff hopes alive with wins

    In Hoyt, Wamego beat Royal Valley 28-12 in the team’s second district game, giving them the opportunity to reach the playoffs in a winner-take-all scenario next week against Hayden. Royal Valley (0-8) struck first for a 6-0 lead, but Wamego (7-1) answered quickly, getting

  • October 27, 2013

    Frankfort tops Hampton (Neb) 50-20

    In Hampton, the Frankfort Wildcats (2-5) took a 30-0 halftime lead and played Hampton (0-8) even in the second half to win comfortably. Individual statistic were not available. Frankfort plays Hanover (5-2) next week to close out the regular season.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Marysville falls 55-6 at Riley County

    In Marysville, the Riley County Falcons (3-5) won in a rout against the Bulldogs (0-8), setting up a showdown between the Falcons and Rock Creek next week for the runner-up spot in District 2, with Nemaha Valley likely to beat the Bulldogs in its regular-season finale.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Jackson Heights stomps Valley Heights 40-6

    In Blue Rapids, the Jackson Heights Cobras (7-1) led 24-6 at halftime and added two touchdowns in each of the final two quarters to beat the Mustangs (3-5). Derek Trimble finished the night with 88 yards and Valley Heights’ only touchdown, while Cole Maddox had 72 yards.

  • Area Schools | October 27, 2013

    Axtell routs Blue Valley 56-8

    In Randolph, Axtell (5-3) won big in a game that ended in the third quarter, as Blue Valley (5-3) suffered its third loss in the last three weeks. Axtell led 40-8 at halftime, scoring 16 more points in the third to end the game. Blue Valley

  • Books | October 27, 2013

    ‘Tales of the Weird’ book lives up to its name

    Normally, I don’t pay much attention to stories and photographs that seem to be staged, especially those found in magazines that do not really have a good reputation anyway. These stories are so fabricated and ridiculous that it is no wonder why people like


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