Month: January 2013

It was not basketball for the faint of heart Wednesday.Allen Community College’s women hosted Johnson County in a defensive slug-fest, with neither team able to do much offensively until the visiting Cavaliers began connecting from…

OSAWATOMIE — The competition is heating up as the Allen County Wrestling Club continues to thrive as the 2013 season hits high gear.“The competition is getting tougher,” Coach John Taylor said after several area wrestlers…

A second-half lull did in Allen Community College’s men once again Wednesday.The Red Devils led 18-9 early in the contest and 27-25 at halftime over visiting Johnson County at intermission.But the Cavaliers scored six straight…

LAWRENCE — Vince DeGrado has some tired athletes on his hands.Running in their third meet in three weeks, Allen Community College’s indoor track team has reached the point of the season where tired legs are…

Iola High School officials may have found a fitting tribute to the late Wendy Frazell — by reflecting upon Frazell’s love of patriotism and youth athletics.Frazell, a long-time teacher and coach in Iola, died at…

Little explanation is needed when talking about Batman, Spiderman or Superman. Some of the our culture’s most popular movies are based on those figures of heroism. However, the diehard fans follow the characters from their…

Lightning strike sparks house fire A lightning strike was believed to have sparked a house fire that damaged the home of Christian Sanders north of Iola Tuesday.The lightning bolt struck a propane tank behind the…

The fate of the Hegwald Bridge, or county bridge 2.8-P.6, in Humboldt has been decided. It will be demolished and replaced. Brad Fagan, an engineer with Schwab-Eaton of Manhattan, appeared before county commissioners Tuesday morning…

HUMBOLDT — The Lady Cubs did a lot of things right Tuesday night against Eureka High, according to head coach Sherri Nelson, but it wasn’t enought to edge out a win against the Tornadoes.“The Lady…

HUMBOLDT — A stout Eureka High Tornadoes team gave Humboldt High a run for its money — and a re-affirming win for the Cubs, who emerged with a 59-40 victory. The win keeps Humboldt’s record…