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Lifestyle

  • September 22, 2013

    Get away from the big city, but keep the amenities in Wamego, Holton, St. Marys

    Getting away from it all is great in theory. There’s no traffic, no crowds, generally no work-related stress. But as relaxing as that should be, the idea of being too far from civilization gives some people hives. A weekend without access to stores, coffee

  • Off The Beat | September 22, 2013

    Bohemian Rhapsody tops the best rock songs in Manhattan

    Ned seaton

    Evidently, Manhattan is a Bohemian sort of town. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the elaborate 1975 song by the band Queen, topped The Mercury’s totally unscientific, just-for-fun, don’t-take-this-too-seriously voluntary reader survey of the top rock songs of all time. In connection with the appearance by the classic

  • Off The Beat | September 22, 2013

    Kansas: East, west, & central

    Bill

    Not even 48 years in the news business — 44 of them in one place — teaches you everything. Why is it so cool to get wretching drunk in Aggieville in March? Why is there air? Why do perfectly qualified young adults attend KU? Why can’t the Cubs

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    St. Marys drops improved Rock Creek, 30-18

    Stadium.phatch

    FLUSH — Rock Creek had a new stadium on Friday night. And after its game with St. Marys, the Mustangs had a new outlook on the season. Yes, the Mustangs lost 30-18 to St. Marys to start the season off at 0-3, but things are finally

  • Manhattan High School | September 22, 2013

    Defense strong again in 19-7 MHS win

    In the world of high school football, a stingy defense can take a team far. With a second straight dominant performance on the defensive side of the ball, the Manhattan High football team capitalized on mistakes made by the Seaman Vikings, winning both the turnover

  • Manhattan High School | September 22, 2013

    Indians take 4th at Hayden tourney

    After sweeping through pool play at the Hayden Invitational on Saturday, the Manhattan High volleyball team came into the semifinals as a top seed in bracket play. But after two hard-fought sets, Manhattan fell to Silver Lake 27-25, 25-20, to land in the third-place match,

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    Wamego downs Concordia, 30-7

    At Concordia, the Red Raiders started slow but finished strong against the Panthers, scoring a pair of second-quarter touchdowns to build its lead while shutting out the Concordia offense to win comfortably. Wamego quarterback Kyler Alderson scored three touchdowns on the ground and also kicked

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    Blue Valley topples Marmaton Valley 48-0

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams scored early and often in their win over Marmaton Valley, which was called at halftime. Marshall Carey had three touchdowns on the night, two in the rushing game and one on a 46-yard punt return for a score. He

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    Frankfort slams Veritas Christian 46-0

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats defeated Veritas Christian in a blowout that lasted only three quarters, as quarterback Jake Rose accounted for four touchdowns in the win, three on the ground and one through the air to go with 190 rushing yards. Lucas Adams added a pair

  • Area Schools | September 22, 2013

    Valley Heights routs Onaga 60-16

    At Onaga, Valley Heights got its first win of the season in convincing fashion, beating the Buffaloes 60-16 after taking a 41-0 lead to halftime. Cole Maddox scored on touchdown runs of 20 yards, 62 yards and 6 yards, while Gage Woodyard added three scores on runs of 6


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