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  • Area Schools | October 06, 2013

    Eisenhower volleyball results

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade volleyball B team splits it doubleheader at Anthony Middle School on Thursday. EMS defeated Hays 25-10 and 25-16, but lost to Emporia in three sets, 21-25, 25-19, 9-15. Montana Adams, Therriana Pittman and Hanna Kordyak led in service points.

  • Area Schools | October 06, 2013

    Wamego defeats Abilene 49-35

    In Abilene, the Wamego Red Raiders (5-0, 4-0 NCKL) spoiled homecoming for the Cowboys, taking a 29-14 lead to halftime and answering every Abilene touchdown with a score of their own until late in the game. The Red Raiders led 42-21 to start the fourth

  • Area Schools | October 06, 2013

    Riley County shuts out Wabaunsee 35-0

    In Alma, the Riley County Falcons got their first win of the season against Wabaunsee on Friday, shutting out the Chargers to win in dominating fashion. The Falcons had the game in hand by halftime, leading 29-0 and scoring just once more in the game,

  • Area Schools | October 06, 2013

    Rossville tops Rock Creek 34-7

    In Rossville, the Rock Creek Mustangs played only one half of football before calling the game because of a continued lightning delay. The Mustangs trailed 12-0 after one quarter, and got within 19-7 after scoring their lone touchdown of the night, but could get no

  • Area Schools | October 06, 2013

    Valley Heights falls to Centralia 48-6

    In Centralia, the Valley Heights Mustangs struggled to get much going against the powerhouse Centralia Panthers, logging just 141 total yards and scoring its lone touchdown in the fourth quarter, with Gage Woodyard hitting Logan Woodyard for a 52-yard score. Centralia led 35-0 at halftime. Valley

  • Equestrian | October 06, 2013

    No. 4 Wildcats Rout No. 6 Texas A&M, 17-2

    One week after narrowly edging out Oklahoma State, the Kansas State equestrian team made a statement by routing Texas A&M, 17-2, on Saturday at Timbercreek Stables. K-State improves to 3-1 on the season and are on a three-meet winning streak. The Wildcats swept

  • Area Schools | October 06, 2013

    Rams off to 5-0 start with 46-20 win over Frankfort

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    RANDOLPH — Friday night had the makings of a game that could have gone wrong for the Blue Valley Rams. It was homecoming, and they were seeking to get to a five-win mark that has eluded them, especially over the last two years, against the rival

  • Editorials | October 06, 2013

    Let’s demand compromise

    We would like to propose a simple solution to the absurd display in Washington. It’s going to involve you. As you know, Congress this past week failed to agree on a budget or even a half-measure to keep the government in business. As a

  • Letters | October 06, 2013

    Don’t blame Republicans; they’ve been compromising

    To the Editor Republicans have been compromising for years now.  It’s time the Democrats gave a little and defunded Obamacare like the majority of Americans want. The opportunity was there to do just that without shutting down the government. They failed us, once again.  

  • Letters | October 06, 2013

    Obamacare tries to address major gaps in health care

    To the Editor, Dr. Robert Brown writes in the Sept. 30 Mercury that he has “read and scanned through all 2,400-plus pages” of the Affordable Health Care Act. Please tell us what page leads to your conclusion that “our personal privacy has been destroyed” because “everything


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