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  • Onaga 76, Frankfort 47

    At Onaga, the Frankfort Wildcats let a game slip away in the first quarter on Tuesday, getting outscored 29-8 to start the game on the way to a 76-47 loss. Onaga slowed it down a bit after the 29-8 start, .

  • Washington Co. 56, Valley Heights 45

    At Washington, Valley Heights kept a steady scoring pace but was never able to overcome Washington County in a 56-45 road loss. The Tigers opened the game to a 15-11 lead and held Valley Heights to eight points in the .

  • Clifton-Clyde 52, Blue Valley 47

    At Randolph, Clifton-Clyde used a big third quarter to come from behind and beat Blue Valley on Tuesday. The Rams led 14-9 after the first quarter and 18-17 at halftime. But Clifton-Clyde outscored Blue Valley 17-10 in the third, and .

  • Concordia 55, Riley County 50

    At Riley, Concordia put Riley County in a hole early on Tuesday, and the Falcons could never claw their way back. The Panthers led 19-8 early and 28-18 at halftime. Riley County made its biggest move back to get back .

  • Frankfort 43, Onaga 35

    At Onaga, the Frankfort Wildcats grabbed a lead in the first half and never let it go on Tuesday in a 43-35 win over Onaga. The Wildcats led 15-11 after the first quarter, and extended the lead to 29-20 by .

  • Washington Co. 68, Valley Heights 46

    At Washington, Valley Heights hung on for three quarters until the Tigers put them away in the fourth on Tuesday. The Mustangs trailed 13-9 after the first period and 32-19 at half. Kayla Smith scored 18 points, Sidney Blackburn had 12 and .

  • Hunting, fishing in the constitution?

    Hunting and fishing are honorable pursuits with a long tradition in Kansas. Those activities could soon be elevated to rights protected by the Kansas Constitution if a couple lawmakers have their way. We can’t come up with any substantive .

  • Do lawmakers really think cutting education funding is good for Kansas?

    To the Editor: I have been watching the current efforts concerning education in the Kansas Legislature with a certain amount of incredulity. First of all, I do not understand where this distrust and dislike for teachers — all teachers — came from. .

  • ‘Sin’ taxes won’t generate much revenue

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax-generating proposals, specifically to increase tobacco and liquor taxes, give rise to a question about how logical this strategy is. Advocates for healthier lifestyles believe that these taxes will reduce use. Gov. Brownback .


    Beverly Jane Hays, 83, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Stoneybrook Assisted Living in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 28, 1931, in Brookfield, Mo. She was the daughter of Basil E. and Fay (Payne) Noland. .


    Alice Nichols, 90, a resident of Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community, Manhattan, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Alice was born in Baltimore, Md., in 1925. She was the daughter of Sophie and Yuri Rainich, where her father was teaching mathematics at John Hopkins University. Her .

  • Labor dept. investigating worker’s death

    The Kansas Department of Labor is investigating the death of a Manhattan city worker after a dirt trench collapsed on him on Friday. William Wiske, 30, of Wamego, died from the injuries he received after he was buried up to his .


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