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  • Movies | January 29, 2014

    Haphazard ‘Ride Along’ suffers from forgettable story


    Apparently Antoine Fuqua’s 2001 movie “Training Day” is some sort of historic touchstone for movie-makers. I have seen it referred to a couple of times recently in films. And now there’s a comedy version of the story out, and it is called “Ride Along.”

  • Men's Basketball | January 29, 2014

    No sleeves, no problem for Spradling

    It all started a week ago with Kansas State guard Will Spradling’s quiet but, efficient eight-point, four-rebound, four-assist performance against Texas in Austin. The senior made 2 of 4 from 3-point range, while committing just one turnover in 29 minutes against the Longhorns. (Kansas State Will Spradling

  • January 29, 2014

    MHS opens vs. winless Hays Thursday

    After a lackluster performance against Emporia last Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had several days to regroup and prepare for this week’s midseason tournament in McPherson. Despite still winning the game and preserving their undefeated mark in Centennial League play, the overtime

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Blue Valley girls pick up first victory of the season

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley girls took a six-point lead to halftime, but turned it on in the third quarter, leading by 15 heading into the fourth to win going away, 55-34. The victory was the Rams’ first of the season. Blue Valley (1-12, 0-6 Twin

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Valley Heights 49, Linn 44

    At Linn, the Mustangs beat Linn in a back-and-forth game that saw Valley Heights take a 13-point halftime lead, only to see Linn outscore the Mustangs 16-9 in the third quarter to make it a game. The two teams played even in the fourth quarter

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Rossville 46, Frankfort 34

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a two-point lead after the first quarter of play against Rossville, but couldn’t keep it going against the Bulldogs, trailing by three at halftime and four heading into the fourth quarter. Rossville outscored Frankfort 16-8 in the final quarter

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Wamego 57, Council Grove 28

    At Council Grove, the Red Raiders led 24-16 at halftime before turning it on in the third quarter, using a 14-2 run to build its lead to 18 heading into the fourth quarter and win going away. Top-ranked Wamego (13-0, 4-0 NCKL) was led by Kaylee

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Horton 51, Rock Creek 38

    In the first round of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek faced second-seeded Horton and kept the game within arm’s reach in the first half, trailing by seven at the break. The Mustangs trailed by six heading into the fourth quarter, but

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Wakefield 61, BV-Randolph 59, OT

    At Randolph, Wakefield got just enough from its boys in overtime to get a road win over the Blue Valley Rams. Blue Valley scored 26 points in the fourth quarter in forcing overtime, but were outscored 7-5 in the extra four-minute period. Zach Rootring led Blue

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Rossville 60, Frankfort 44

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough against Rossville through the first quarter, keeping the game tied at 15, but found themselves down by seven at halftime and trailing by 15 heading into the fourth quarter. Frankfort (2-10, 0-6 Twin Valley) got 21 points from Lucas Adams to lead

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