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  • Area Schools | December 10, 2014

    Valley Heights 65, Frankfort 34

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights had no trouble dispatching the Frankfort Wildcats, taking a quick 11-point lead in the first quarter and adding to it in each of the subsequent quarters for the lopsided win. The Mustangs were led by Gage Woodyard’s 16 points, with

  • Editorials | December 10, 2014

    This is not how we picture ourselves

    We probably ought to be shocked, even outraged, that the CIA or its contractors used torture on dozens of al-Qaida operatives and other terror suspects. But after seeing all those photographs of detainees in the Abu Ghraib prison a few years ago — the photos of

  • Columns | December 10, 2014

    Why do we teach the way we do?

    Last summer my son took a summer school high school geometry class. He completed the assignments in three-quarters of the allotted four-week time and received a grade of A. The class was conducted on-line through Oracle in a computer lab at Manhattan High School — with

  • Area Schools | December 10, 2014

    Abilene 74, Rock Creek 46

    At Abilene, Rock Creek started off well but quickly slowed in the second quarter, taking an 18-13 lead after one but trailing 31-21 by halftime. Abilene had a 24-point lead by the start of the fourth quarter in the blowout win. Rock Creek was led

  • Obituaries | December 10, 2014

    HELEN FRANCES SPENCER WISEMAN

    Helen Frances Spencer Wiseman, 86, of Topeka, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at her home at Lexington Park Assisted Living. The family provided the following information. Helen was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Roe Emerson and Helen Frances (Burton) Spencer. Helen graduated from Westport

  • December 10, 2014

    LEE R. WILLIAMS

    Lee R. Williams, 83, of Olsburg, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at his home. The family provided the following information. Lee was born on July 30, 1931, in Clearfield, Pa., the son of Myrl E. and Nellie (Duke) Williams. On Sept. 20, 1952, he was married to Joann L. Roy in Clearfield.&

  • Area Schools | December 10, 2014

    Linn 48, BV-Randolph 41

    At Linn, the Rams fell behind early and couldn’t make up for it late in the game, despite outscoring the Bulldogs by three in the fourth quarter. Linn led by nine points at halftime. Chase Carey had 21 points for Blue Valley, including a pair

  • Area Schools | December 10, 2014

    Wamego 59, Riley Co. 38

    At Wamego, Lanie Page scored 31 points to pace the Red Raiders past the Riley County Falcons. Wamego took a 13-9 lead after one quarter, but really turned it on in the second, outscoring the Falcons 14-2 for a 16-point halftime lead. The Red Raiders went

  • Area Schools | December 10, 2014

    Valley Heights 72, Frankfort 26

    At Blue Rapids, Brandi Jo Roepke scored enough points to beat the Frankfort Wildcats on her own, finishing the night with 34 points in a dominant win. The Mustangs led 14-13 after one quarter but locked down defensively the rest of the way, taking a 40-19

  • Area Schools | December 10, 2014

    Abilene 44, Rock Creek 33

    At Abilene, Rock Creek took a six-point lead to halftime, but couldn’t hang on in the second half, as Abilene flipped the switch in the third quarter, outscoring the Mustangs 17-4 to take the lead for good. The Mustangs was led by Kayla Boltz’


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