Thursday, February 11, 2016


  • Obituaries | December 19, 2013


    Mary Frances (Hansen) Benson, 81, Atlanta, formerly of Wamego, died Tuesday, Dec.17, 2013 at the Hospice Atlanta Center. Mary was cremated and services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Football | December 19, 2013

    Lockett, Mueller add All-America honors

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    Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett and defensive end Ryan Mueller added to their All-America honors Wednesday as both were named second team All-Americans by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). (Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett runs after a catch for a touchdown against

  • Baseball | December 19, 2013

    Kivett named preseason All-American

    Kansas State infielder Ross Kivett was named a first-team Preseason All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) on Wednesday. Kivett, the 2013 Big 12 Player of the Year, is coming off a season in which he earned three All-America designations and helped K-State earn its

  • December 19, 2013

    We must do something to protect our children

    To the Editor: I think Einstein was credited with saying “doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results is the definition of insanity.”  As a country we are insane with respect to the safety of our schoolchildren.  How many shootings

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Riley County sweeps Clay Center

    At Riley, the Falcons earned their second win of the season with a fourth-quarter rally against Clay Center after trailing most of the game. Clay Center took a five-point lead into the second quarter and the two teams each scored a combined 12 points in the

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wamego 72, Chapman 40

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders jumped all over Chapman in the first quarter, taking a 29-8 lead and leading by 33 heading into the fourth quarter. Eli Miller scored 19 points to lead all scorers, while Jordan Ayres finished with 10, with John Ten Eyck and Kyler Alderson

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Hanover 38, Blue Valley-Randolph 34

    HANOVER 38, BV-RANDOLPH 34 At Hanover, the Rams put together a solid effort against Hanover, trailing by four after the first quarter but outscoring the Wildcats 13-4 in the second quarter to take a 22-17 lead into the break. Hanover cut Blue Valley’s lead to two

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wetmore 56, Frankfort 49

    At Wetmore, the Wildcats put together a comeback effort in the third quarter after trailing by 13 at halftime, but Wetmore was able to hold onto its seven-point lead heading into the final period. Lucas Adams scored 17 for Frankfort. The Wildcats host Baileyville B&B

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Riley County. 44, Clay Center 24

    At Riley, the Falcons took a four-point lead after the first quarter before blanking Clay Center in the second quarter to take an 18-6 halftime lead. The Tigers were competitive in the second half, but couldn’t make a dent in the Falcons’ lead. Taylor

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Wamego 62, Chapman 26

    At Wamego, the Red Raiders took a 37-12 lead to halftime and never looked back, defeating Chapman handily while winning all four quarters against the Fighting Irish. Lanie Page led all scorers with 27 points on 13-of-16 shooting, while Kaylee Page added 10 and Maddie Vontz chipped

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