Month: March 2018

Golf: The Masters AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Facts and figures for the Masters: Tournament: The 82nd Masters. Dates: April 5-8. Site: Augusta National Golf Club. Length: 7,435 yards. Par: 36-36 — 72. Purse: To be…

2018 NCAA Tournament: Loyola-Chicago SAN ANTONIO — In the euphoria of Loyola-Chicago winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament to earn its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1985, no image resonated with Ramblers coach Porter Moser…

1. Chevrolet, ole’! Chevy is seeing red right now. Look for Team Chevrolet and the General Motors Nation to work through the NASCAR Cup Series off-week to get more consistent speed into the new Camaro…

On March 31, 1968, at the conclusion of a nationally broadcast address on Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson stunned listeners by declaring, “I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my…

A polarizing debate over the role of faith-based adoption organizations, and their ability to exclude same-sex couples, has tangled an update of Kansas adoption and foster care laws. A bill needed to revise the rules…

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Don’t mind Kansas or Villanova if the winner starts cutting down nets tonight. In the most lopsided Final Four bracket since the tournament was expanded in 1985, these two No. 1…

1. Streak, broken! Clint Bowyer was so excited about snapping a nagging 190-race losing streak, he nearly wiped out his No. 14 Ford in Turn 3 of the cool-down lap. “Finally to get the No.…

Compelling questions … and maybe a few actual answers Can it be a Clint year? Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, but yes, let’s hope we see more of Clint Bowyer among the late-lap leaders…

Junior College Softball: Allen County Lady Devils After wrapping up their 10-game homestand on Wednesday, the Allen County softball team started off an eight-game road trip with a split at Southeast Community College in Beatrice,…

AURORA, Ill. — Ernestine Shepherd, 81, came to Aurora recently to say that exercise should be a key part of everyone’s day, including senior citizens. Shepherd hasn’t let age stop her from being a bodybuilder,…