Month: April 2016

It is a rare occurrence when an opposing pitching staff can shut down the powerful Red Devil offense in two straight games. But that is exactly what happened on Thursday when Allen Community College hosted…

The Mustangs were squarely focused on Neodesha and taking care of business on Thursday at Riverside Park. With the biggest day of the season looming next Tuesday, when they are scheduled to face off with…

The Fillies have been led by a freshman pitcher all season long and just because Sierra Snavely was unable to pitch on Thursday didn’t mean that had to change.  “Sierra is one of our best…

Jermaine Long did everything for Allen Community College’s men’s basketball team during the 2015-2016 season. The 6’3” guard finished second in the Jayhawk Conference in scoring with 20.4 points-per-game. Now he takes those skills to…

Lee Gumfory called to chat about Snipe Thornton, after reading Margaret Robb’s story of his bootlegging in the 1940s, and her role in delivering the hooch before she was told enough to know better. Snipe…

The Allen Community College Athletic Department announced its male and female athletes of the year on Wednesday night at their athletic banquet.  Ashley Womack was named the Female Athlete of the Year and Pedro Montoya…

With the cancellation of Tuesday’s Iola Invitational tennis tournament, Mustang coach Dan Berg turned a potentially disappointing situation into a fun event for his players and fans.  Out of the original field for the event,…

Wade D. Fry, 76, Lansing, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at home from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was born June 11, 1939, at Glendale, Calif., to Forrest and Ellen Fry and spent most…

MORAN — Memories flooded Virginia Burke when she read “The Girls of Atomic City.” The recent book details the crucial role thousands of young women played in the development of the atomic bombs used on…

Mark Dunlap gave Iola Rotarians an inside look at sled-dog racing Thursday. Dunlap was introduced by Rotarian Ann Shetlar, his sister. A native of Elsmore, Dunlap’s affection for the outdoors led him to northern Minnesota…