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  • Area Schools | January 24, 2014

    Riley County 47, Hillsboro 37

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons overcame a slow start in the first quarter to lead by five at halftime and stay ahead of the Trojans the rest of the way to win and advance to play unbeaten Wamego in Saturday’s final. Madison Vargo led all

  • Area Schools | January 24, 2014

    Valley Heights 55, Baileyville B&B 45

    At Washington, the Mustangs used a strong third quarter to overcome a three-point halftime deficit and win going away in the fourth quarter against Baileyville B&B in the semifinals of the Twin Valley League tournament. Brandi Roepke had a game-high 18 points, with Lesley

  • Area Schools | January 24, 2014

    Troy 55, BV-Randolph 35

    At Washington, the Rams ended their week at the Twin Valley League tournament with a loss to Troy, hanging around through the first quarter but being outscored 19-9 in the second quarter to create a deficit Blue Valley couldn’t overcome. Monique Sandquist, Megan Plummer

  • Area Schools | January 24, 2014

    Riley County 54, Republic County 49

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons used a strong third quarter to erase a five-point deficit and take a two-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, where they outscored the Buffaloes by three to hold on for the win and set up a matchup with Thomas More

  • Area Schools | January 24, 2014

    Wichita Warriors 69, Rock Creek 65

    At Canton, the Rock Creek Mustangs fell in the semifinals to the Wichita Homeschool Warriors to set up today’s 6 p.m. third-place matchup against the Derby Homeschool Invasion, which lost to Bennington 58-48 on Thursday. The Mustangs took a 10-point lead to halftime, and

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2014

    MHS boys defeat Wichita Heights, 55-46, in OT

    DODGE CITY — Payton Stephens scored 25 points and the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team outscored Wichita Heights 11-2 in overtime to defeat the Falcons 55-46 in the first round of the Tournament of Champions on Thursday afternoon at United Wireless Arena. The Indians (7-2) made 7 of 10

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2014


    Ruth Anna Glanzer Schrum, 90, of Manhattan, died Sunday surrounded by family at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information. Ruth was born on March 22, 1923, to Johannah Louise Rothlisberger and Henry Glanzer of Peach Grove in Riley County.  She

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2014


    JoAnn Johannes, 83, of Hanover, passed away on Wednesday at Bryan Memorial Hospital-East, in Lincoln, Neb. JoAnn was born Jan. 19, 1931, at New Town, Mo. to Clarence A. and Dorothy D. (Harper) Swearingen.  Survivors include her son Donald C. Johannes and wife Jacque of Cabot, Ark.;

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2014


    Anthony “Tony” Foster, 70, of Topeka formerly of Belleville, died on Dec. 29, 2013. He was a retired business professor at Cloud County Community College, Junction City campus. Survivors include daughters, Tonya Foster-Bell and Tara Foster Gee (Steve); son Charles Foster; 10 grandchildren; special friend, Jane Boys of Wamego.

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2014


    Thomas Michael Sherry, 58, of Scottsbluff, Neb., died Dec. 18, 2013. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Dec. 12, 1955 in Burlingame to Helen Louise (Carlat) and Tom W. Sherry. He lived in Manhattan for many years, graduating from Manhattan High School in 1974. He was

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