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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 12, 2014

    Adapting leadership to modern problems


    The former president of Shell Oil said Tuesday that the nation hasn’t had a president up for the task of 21st century leadership. John Hofmeister said President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama lacked the capacity, capability, experience, knowledge and awareness needed to

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 12, 2014

    House bill would move municipal elections

    Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, a Kansas City Democrat, said the House Elections Committee is trying to solve a problem it hasn’t been asked to solve with HB 2227, a bill that would move municipal elections to the fall of odd-numbered years. House Elections Committee Chair

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2014

    MHS girls rout visiting Chargers


    Coming into Tuesday’s matchup against Topeka West, Manhattan head coach Scott Mall was hoping his team would get the chance to lead comfortably and work on things that until now, had only been utilized in practice. With a 30-0 lead part way through the

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2014

    Topeka West hands MHS boys home loss


    Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coaches Benji George and Shane Sieben haven’t been in charge long, but they’ve noticed a disturbing trend early in games. The Indians don’t often come out ready to play defensively. Against Topeka West on Tuesday night, Manhattan

  • Area Schools | February 12, 2014

    Valley Heights boys top Wash. Co., 66-48

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights got off to a great start on Tuesday, and kept rolling in a 66-48 win over Washington County. The Mustangs (14-2) led 21-9 after the first quarter, and charged ahead 36-23 by halftime. Valley Heights outscored Washington County 30-25 in

  • Area Schools | February 12, 2014

    Concordia 76, Riley County 44

    At Concordia, a first quarter deficit was too much to rally back from for Riley County on Tuesday, as the Falcons lost 76-44 to Concordia. The Falcons (4-11) trailed 22-9 after the first period, and it was 30-15 by halftime. But Concordia really turned it

  • Area Schools | February 12, 2014

    Frankfort 52, Onaga 41

    At Frankort, the Frankfort Wildcats picked up just their fourth win of the season on Tuesday, beating Onaga 52-41. The Wildcats (4-11) set the table for the win from the beginning, leading 14-8 after the first quarter. But Onaga came back in the second to

  • Area Schools | February 12, 2014

    Rock Creek 58, Marysville 56

    At Flush, Rock Creek avoided an upset loss to Marysville on Tuesday, hanging on to win 58-56 at home. The Mustangs (13-2) trailed 13-11 after one quarter, but led 30-29 at halftime. Marysville took back the game in third quarter going ahead 43-42. Rock Creek

  • Area Schools | February 12, 2014

    Wamego 69, Chapman 34

    At Chapman, the Wamego Red Raiders made quick work of Chapman on Tuesday, beating the Irish 69-34. Wamego dominated the first half, leading 25-7 after the first quarter and 48-16 at halftime. The Red Raiders (7-8) let off the gas in the second half and

  • Area Schools | February 12, 2014

    Valley Heights 55, Washington Co. 44

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights steadily pulled away from Washington County in a 55-44 win on Tuesday. Brandi Roepke scored 23 points for the Mustangs (15-1), who led 12-5 after the first and 27-19 by halftime. Valley Heights led by eight going into the fourth quarter.

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