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  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    BV-Randolph 46, Onaga 29

    At Onaga, the Rams got 10-point scoring efforts from Megan Plummer and Shelby Peter to beat the Buffaloes on the road and win their second league game of the season. After an evenly-played first half, Blue Valley blew out Onaga in the second half to

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Wash. Co. 59, Frankfort 44

    At Frankfort, Washington County turned a 10-point halftime lead into an easy road win Friday night. Arianna Martin scored 16 points for Frankfort.

  • Local |Business | February 23, 2014

    New Boston wins Best of Show from advertising organization

    New Boston Creative Group LLC received three Gold ADDY awards from the American Advertising Federation of Topeka Feb. 15, including a Gold ADDY and Best of Show recognition for an integrated marketing campaign created for Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The remaining two Gold ADDY awards recognized

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Wamego 57, Concordia 24

    At Concordia, the Red Raiders won easily against Concordia, leading 38-13 at halftime and continuing to play strong into the second half. Kaylee Page had 22 points and 11 rebounds to pace Wamego, while Lanie Page added 21 points and 10 boards.

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Valley Heights 63, Baileyville B&B 62 — 2OT

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs needed two overtimes to get past Baileyville B&B and earn the one-point win that clinched at least a share of the Twin Valley League title. Elijah Smith led the Mustangs with 22 points.

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    BV-Randolph 54, Onaga 43

    At Onaga, the Rams outscored the Buffaloes 19-7 in the second quarter to create a 14-point halftime lead that would hold up in the second half to give Blue Valley its fourth win of the season. Zach Rootring hit eight 3-pointers in the game for 24

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Wash. Co. 54, Frankfort 45

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a one-point lead to halftime against Washington County, but were outscored 16-8 in the third quarter to create a deficit they couldn’t erase in the fourth. Jacob Studer scored 13 points for Frankfort.

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Concordia 68, Wamego 57

    At Concordia, the Red Raiders trailed by four points at halftime and were outscored in each of the final two quarters to lose on the road and fall off the pace in the NCKL title race. Jared Ayres and Kyler Alderson each scored 14 points to

  • Local |Business | February 23, 2014

    Area students earn dean’s list honors

    Area students earn dean’s list honors •Anna Rae Murphy of Manhattan was named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Deans’ List/Honor Roll for the fall semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Murphy is a senior music major in the College of Fine and Performing

  • Letters | February 23, 2014

    Mercury reviewer aside, ‘Philomena’ is amazing

    To the Editor: Quite the contrary of your local arts critic, I found the film “Philomena” very entertaining. And I hope his review won’t dissuade others from seeing this very engrossing, moving, often funny film, which is based on the book, “The Lost Child


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