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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 13, 2014

    Stranger in van summons child

    Police were notified at 6:55 p.m. on Thursday of a suspicious person in the northeastern portion of Manhattan. The complainant reported that an unidentified man in a light color ed vehicle may have attempted to summon a child to come to him. Police searched the

  • Obituaries | March 13, 2014


    Wanda I. Slagle, 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, at the Stoneybrook Health Care Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on July 8, 1927, in Beeler. She was the daughter of Auburn “Aub” and Irene (Johnson) Orrell.  Wanda graduated from

  • Manhattan High School | March 13, 2014

    Indians roll into semis


    WICHITA — It’s safe to say no one on the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team remembers the last time the Indians made it this far at state. None of them were born. It was 23 years ago, 1991 to be exact, when the Indians last won at

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Lanie Page powers Wamego to easy win

    SALINA — Mulvane used a pair of 3-pointers late in the first half to crawl back in the game and get within five points of top-seed Wamego before halftime on Wednesday night. But there’s a reason the Red Raiders are defending state champions. Showing no

  • March 13, 2014

    Valley Heights gets first state win

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    EMPORIA — It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win. The Valley Heights Mustangs outraced the Macksville Mustangs, 67-51, in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A Division-I state tournament at White Auditorium. It was the program’s first-ever win in its three trips to the

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Rock Creek out in 3A quarters


    HUTCHINSON — Trailing by four with a minute left in Wednesday’s Class 3A state quarterfinal at the Hutchinson Sports Arena, Rock Creek put the ball in the hands of its all-time leading scorer, who made a move to get past his defender for what would

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Washington Co. routs Ellis in Class 2A

    The No. 3-seed Washington County Tigers fought back from an early first-quarter hole to blitz No. 6-seed Ellis, 64-44, and notch a win in their first-ever appearance in the Class 2A state tournament inside Bramlage Coliseum Wednesday evening. The Tigers (21-2) used a 7-0 run

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Jeff Co. North 53, Hillsboro 50

    The No. 2-seed Jefferson County North Chargers used 13 second-half points from senior Jacee Kramer to overcome a five-point halftime deficit and spoil No. 7-seed Hillsboro’s initial foray into the 2A state tournament. The Chargers (24-0) and the Trojans (18-6) played to a 13-13 tie

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Central Plains 47, Pittsburg-Colgan 38

    The No. 1-seed Central Plains Oilers got a game-high 20 points from sophomore guard Reagan Phelan to help advance to the semifinals with a 47-38 win over No. 8-seed Pittsburg-Colgan. After jumping out to a 13-8 advantage after one quarter, the Oilers (24-0) pushed that edge

  • Area Schools | March 13, 2014

    Meade 61, Olpe 49

    The No. 5-seed Meade Buffaloes used a high-energy full-court press and a game-high 22 points from junior Bailey Olvera to advance past No. 4-seed Olpe with a 61-49 win. In a game featuring two 2A juggernauts, with the Eagles making their 12th straight state appearance, and

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