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  • Manhattan High School | October 13, 2013

    MHS tennis sending two to state

    It was a day filled with ups and downs for the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team playing in the Topeka tennis regional on Saturday. The team got to experience the joy of winning the doubles bracket, as the pairing of Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei

  • Manhattan High School | October 13, 2013

    MHS 4th at home volleyball invite

    For the second time this season, the Manhattan High volleyball team went undefeated in pool play during a Saturday tournament to earn a top seed in bracket play. And for the second time this season, the Indians lost their edge and took fourth. Hosting their

  • Area Schools | October 13, 2013

    Falcons finish comeback vs. Bears

    In St Marys, Riley County completed a furious second-half comeback on the road, turning a 24-0 halftime deficit into a 44-40 win behind a 30-point third quarter. The Falcons earned their second win of the season, with Trace Nelson scoring three touchdowns, two on the

  • Area Schools | October 13, 2013

    Rock Creek tops KC Christian Prep 40-20

    In Stilwell, Rock Creek may have started an hour late, but the change in routine didn’t keep the Mustangs from earning their first win of the season. Rock Creek scored the first two touchdowns of the game, with Jackson Goodmiller finishing the night with 233

  • Area Schools | October 13, 2013

    Troy edges Valley Heights 15-14

    In Blue Rapids, the Mustangs lost a low-scoring affair with Troy (4-2), despite taking a 6-0 lead to halftime. Troy scored all 15 of its points in the third quarter to take the lead for good, with Valley Heights responding with a second touchdown and two-point

  • Area Schools | October 13, 2013

    Baileyville B&B routs Frankfort 54-6

    In Frankfort, the Wildcats (1-4) struggled against Baileyville (5-1), trailing 38-6 after one quarter en route to a 54-6 loss. Jake Rose scored the lone touchdown for Frankfort on a 15-yard run. Baileyville outgained Frankfort 292-114 offensively and did most of its damage through the

  • Area Schools | October 13, 2013

    Blue Valley falls against St. Johns-Tipton

    In Beloit, Blue Valley dropped its first game of the year against St Johns-Tipton (6-0) in a game that was called near the end of the third quarter. Blue Valley trailed 42-8 at halftime and ended the night with just 167 yards of offense. Marshall Carey

  • Books | October 13, 2013

    ‘Notebook’ author tells of another love for the ages

    Die-hard Nicholas Sparks fans like myself will not be disappointed in this latest novel from the popular North Carolina writer.  Set in the area around Greensboro and Winston-Salem, this book tells two parallel and independent stories, which only come together in a surprising way very

  • Books | October 13, 2013

    Model murder for ‘Potter’ author

    The Cuckoo’s Calling is a murder mystery by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Rowling, of course, is most famous for the “Harry Potter” series. The protagonist in her new book is Cormoran Strike, a London private detective who is a British Army

  • Books | October 13, 2013

    Carrying on a legendary legacy

    Spenser (his first name remains unknown), the Boston private investigator created by novelist Robert Parker back in 1973, remains that author’s best-known character. Parker, who actually wrote his doctoral dissertation on Dashiell Hammet and Raymond Chandler, was considered to be the archetype of modern detective


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