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HUMBOLDT — Humboldt Middle School’s boys ended their home schedule on a high note Thursday. The Cubs raced out to a 15-8 lead after one quarter and steadily built on that advantage in a 48-25…

The San Francisco 49ers will play at the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for the right to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. Much of the focus will be on the two young quarterbacks, Philadelphia’s…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There are still a handful of players left at Florida who remember the exact moment, during a timeout against rival Florida State more than two years ago, that Keyontae Johnson collapsed…

LeBron James is closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA career scoring record. And now, he has caught Abdul-Jabbar on another page of the All-Star record book. James was announced Thursday as an NBA All-Star for…

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Of all of his considerable talents, Novak Djokovic’s ability to cast aside whatever appears to stand in his way might be the most valuable. So forget about the potential distraction of…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Reich is returning to the Carolina Panthers as their coach, more than 27 years after starting the franchise’s first game at quarterback in 1995. The Panthers announced Thursday they’ve agreed…

The Allen Red Devils men’s basketball team breezed by rival Neosho at home in a madhouse gym on Wednesday night, 79-51.  The Red Devils (14-5; 3-0) improved their winning streak to nine behind the shooting…

The Allen Red Devils women got by Neosho at home in a packed house which made for an electric atmosphere in Iola on Wednesday night, 81-75, in overtime.  The Allen Lady Red Devils (13-6; 2-2)…

The War on 54 tournament wrapped up last Friday with several area athletes named to the All-Tournament Teams.  Cherryvale was crowned the champion on both the boys and girls sides of the bracket. Iola’s boys…

EMPORIA — The Southern Coffey County High girls fell to Madison on Tuesday in their second game of the Lyon County League Tournament, 62-21.  The Lady Titans struggled with the Bulldogs’ powerful offensive attack, as…