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  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Berard leads Mustangs past Silver Lake

    FLUSH — It was the Nate Berard and Trenton Smith show Friday night, but Berard’s Rock Creek squad prevailed over Smith’s Silver Lake Eagles, 73-58. The win secured Rock Creek its second straight league title. “I’m very proud of them tonight,” Rock Creek

  • February 23, 2014

    Rock Creek girls fall to Eagles, 63-49

    FLUSH — The Rock Creek girls’ basketball team pushed and pushed, but they weren’t able to get past Silver Lake in a 63-49 loss at home Friday night. The two teams played almost evenly through three of the four quarters of action. It was the

  • Editorials | February 23, 2014

    Wamego dusts off its welcome mat

    Wamego knows how to put on a show. Every year, its population seems to double for the annual Tulip Festival, the town’s party on the Fourth of July is one of the best in the entire state, and, well, the only Oztoberfest we can

  • Letters | February 23, 2014

    ‘Thanks, but no thanks’ for religious liberty bill

    To the Editor: Carl Sandburg is quoted as saying, “The ugliest word in the English language is exclusion.” Upon reading House Bill 2453 and considering the possible ramifications, we believe that this bill would actually increase exclusion and discrimination in our state and not protect religious

  • Area Schools | February 23, 2014

    Valley Heights’ girls beat B&B in OT

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights forced overtime to beat Baileyville B&B at home Friday night, 68-59. The Mustangs trailed by nine at halftime, but tied the game in the third quarter and played even in the fourth to force overtime. The Mustangs outscored

  • 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.


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