Celtic music blasted from the float’s speakers. Six kids, dressed appropriately for the occasion, were perched on hay bales in the center of their float. Some of them tossed candy.
Scott Bean, a research chemist with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture who moonlights as a professional landscape photographer, is one of thousands to take advantage of technological advances which enable nighttime photography like never before.
The Longhorns had every bit as much talent in the post along with a set of quick guards that created a balanced game that ultimately ended in favor of Holcomb, as Rock Creek fell one game short in its quest for a Class 4A-Division II state title,
324 Speakeasy opened last week in Manhattan, evoking the glamour of the Jazz Age and re-creating the clandestine thrill of Prohibition-era drinking.
Wade, a 6-foot-8 forward, committed to play for Kansas State last August, fulfilling a childhood dream to play for his favorite school. In November, he made it official by signing his National Letter of Intent.
Playing in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A state tournament at Koch Arena, the Indians struggled offensively and finished the day 0 for 14 from 3-point range.
The Wildcats came back from a 12-point hole to pull within two points in the final minutes, but then it all went dead in a 67-65 loss to TCU.
The Mustangs won every quarter in the rout, but put the game away with a 15-0 run to start the third quarter.
Thursday’s semifinal was more of a formality than anything, as the Indians pounded the Golden Buffaloes in their sub-state opener.
After sweeping the Junior Blues in the regular season, including a 32-point win, Rural got the last laugh in the third matchup, stunning Manhattan and stopping the Tribe short of its goal.
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