Month: February 2014

First the bad news.Iola High’s Mustangs have sputtered down the stretch of the 2013-14 season, losing five of their last six.Their most recent setback may have been the worst of all, a gut-wrenching, two-point loss…

Forecasts for more wintry weather have prompted changes to the upcoming Allen Community College baseball schedule.Cold weather forced school officials to scrub home and road games today and Saturday against Johnson County.The rescheduling will not…

Barbara Ann Barnes, 76, Iola, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.Barbara was born June 15, 1937, in Boise City, Okla., the daughter of William Floyd and Vella Margaret (Yoho)…

Both the City of Iola and Allen County received a nice little Easter egg recently, presumably at the hands of major construction projects.For the month of February, Iola garnered $76,274 from its compensating use tax,…

SALINA — John Whitworth and Bryce Misenhelter already have seen some of the toughest wrestlers the state has to offer.Now their road gets even tougher.The Iola High duo will be in Salina Friday and Saturday…

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Lions Club members are looking for a way to help Iola students who have vision problems.Cole Herder, vice president of the Humboldt club, outlined how the Lions annually aid in the purchase…

Student directors and actors are gearing up for a weekend full of comedy and drama. The student one-act plays begin at 7:30 tonight at the Allen Community College Theatre. They continue through Saturday.Each director cast…

Everything was going well for Iola High’s boys Tuesday evening.Until it wasn’t.And when it didn’t, things went south in a hurry.Visiting Anderson County High stormed back from a 12-point, second-half deficit, outscoring the Mustangs 23-11…

HUMBOLDT — When asked about individuals that stood out in Tuesday night’s game against Cherryvale, all Humboldt head coach had to say was, “we don’t believe in that.”Of course, there were standout players in Humboldt…

UNIONTOWN — Southern Coffey County High’s boys picked up another win Tuesday, while the Lady Titans came up short in their respective road games at Uniontown.The SCC boys improved to 14-5 with a 71-45 win…