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  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Baileyville B&B 42, BV-Randolph 30

    At Randolph, Baileyville B&B blanked the Rams in the opening quarter to take a 7-0 lead, but Blue Valley cut the deficit to four by halftime. The Rams tied the game heading into the fourth quarter, but ran out of gas in the

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Linn 59, Frankfort 50

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough with Linn Tuesday night, but narrowly lost each quarter to come up short. Frankfort trailed by three at halftime and seven heading into the fourth quarter. Lucas Adams led the Wildcats with 18 points, including three 3s, while Brett Kenworthy

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Centralia 47, Rock Creek 36

    At Centralia, Rock Creek faced a 12-point deficit after the first quarter but turned things around in the second quarter against Centralia, pulling within five points. In the second half, Centralia outscored the Mustangs in each of the final two quarters to win the makeup

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Valley Heights 64, BV-Randolph 34

    At Randolph, Valley Heights dominated Blue Valley from the opening tip, taking a 46-10 lead to halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half in a makeup game. Valley Heights was led by Brandi Roepke’s 27 points. Sidney Blackburn had 20 points. Blue Valley

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Rock Creek 78, Centralia 58

    At Centralia, the Mustangs led by four at halftime against Centralia in a makeup contest, but pulled away in the second half behind a monster night from Ryan Schneider, who had 31 points, including six 3’s, with Nate Berard adding 15 points, Carson Becker scoring 14 and Jared

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2014

    Valley Heights 59, BV-Randolph 54

    At Randolph, Valley Heights got a tough game on the road from Blue Valley, taking a seven-point lead to halftime but only leading by three heading into the fourth quarter as the Rams kept it close all night. Gage Woodyard scored a game-high 21 points for

  • Editorials | February 26, 2014

    Fingerprinting proposals have merit

    Veteran Kansas teachers shouldn’t get overly righteous at the notion of having to get fingerprinted. Rather, they ought to recognize it as a way to help the state ensure the safety of schoolchildren in this state. A couple of proposals exist that would require

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | February 26, 2014

    Governor honors Wilson school

    Spt 9597.phatch

    While waiting on Gov. Sam Brownback to arrive Tuesday afternoon, the Woodrow Wilson Elementary students served as the warm-up act for the ceremony in their honor. They sang the school song and told jokes (Q: “What do you call a sleeping bull?” A: “A bulldozer”).

  • Manhattan High School | February 26, 2014

    MHS bowling gears up for regionals

    In its final tuneup before regionals on Friday in Topeka, the Manhattan High bowling teams competed Tuesday at Junction City in a four-team event. The boys’ team finished in second place while the girls finished in third place. “This was the last regular-season tournament before

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | February 26, 2014

    City ponders even split on joint fund with university

    City commissioner Wynn Butler suggested Tuesday that the commission look into a 50-50 split of the city-university fund. He said the concept would involve the city and Kansas State University each getting half the fund and determining what to do with the money on their

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