Tag: competition

President Trump’s economic agenda has always been marked by a contradiction. He wants America to be the world’s high-tech business hub, but then he closes off the human talent essential to stay globally competitive. That’s…

Eileen Chase grew up in Iola, but now she’s hit the big-time, starring in a recent episode of “America’s Got Talent,” as well as being featured in a host of plays and performances. The AGT…

The two blockbuster exhibition matches the last two weeks have shown that televised golf at a high level can be safely played — with four competitors. Now, the PGA Tour has 17 days to continue…

HUMBOLDT ? Monday was a good day for a rodeo. But rather than bucking broncos, steer rasslin? or raging bulls, the focus instead was on tennis ball drive-through stations, parallel parking and mixer truck bowling.…

CHANUTE ? Despite missing key players, Iola High School?s chess team still managed to place three in the top 25 finishers Saturday at a Chanute tournament. A slow start hampered the team, but the experienced…

Nearly 70,000 young people recently attended the National FFA convention in Indianapolis. I could write a book about all of the awesome things that happen at this event and how it changes lives. One of…

Members of the Iola High School robotics class gave a demonstration Thursday of their robots in a simulated competition. The Vex Robotics can be programmed to run a course or can be manually controlled with…

Iola High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter shined at a recent District H STAR competition. Sierra Petty qualified for state with her gold medal-winning interpersonal communications project, “Cool and Confident.”…

MORAN — Marmaton Valley High School’s forensics team took home fifth place at a competitive speaking and acting competition in Neodesha on Jan. 26. Individually, Tea Smith took first place in serious solo acting and…

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is taking video gaming to the next level. KMIZ-TV reports that the school became a member Tuesday of the National Association of Collegiate Esports, which is the…