GARNETT — Losses where you play great are maybe the most bitter pill to swallow. Sometimes you bring a winning effort but luck and happenstance stand in the way of actually being able to draw a ‘W’ next to your name after the final buzzer.
GARNETT — A challenging game after a challenging week awaited the Iola girls on Saturday. After having two straight games postponed due to weather, the Fillies hit the court for a rare weekend game on Saturday at Anderson County. What they found was physical play, fouls aplenty and a sixth-straight loss, 55-47.
Silvio De Sousa is suspended two years for a rules violation that investigators agree he did not know about or benefit from. That is patently unfair and at different points in NCAA history would not have been punished.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with Philadelphia and the new-look 76ers beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 on Sunday.
When Iola lineman Nic Zimmerman waded into his first practice for the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl at South Grand Prairie High School in a suburb of Dallas, something dawned on him.
Due to ongoing cold and icy conditions, all area schools canceled school on Friday which also led to the cancelation of all sports and events that evening. Below is a list of the postponements and make-up dates:
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Miles spent the final night ahead of national signing day ensconced in a conference room inside the Kansas football facility, working his cell phone to piece together the last pieces of his initial class with the Jayhawks.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Lagerald Vick is taking a leave of absence from the basketball program, leaving the No. 13 Jayhawks even more short-handed as they face an uphill climb to a 15th straight Big 12 title.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The arc of the Kansas City Royals last season tracked closely to that of Adalberto Mondesi, one of their most touted prospects in years and quite possibly the future of the organization.
Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major League Baseball.