The November Business Conditions Index, which ranges between 0 and 100, slumped to 40.7 from October’s 41.9
Three players who contributed strong performances at Thanksgiving week tournaments have earned the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week awards. Juniors Monté Morris (Iowa State) and Wayne Selden, Jr. (Kansas) are named top player, while Eric Davis, Jr. (Texas) is the top newcomer. All three are recognized with […]
Chris Warren III (Texas), Ty Summers (TCU) and Morgan Burns (K-State) were named Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that covers the Conference. Burns (special teams) became the first player to pick up third-consecutive awards while freshmen Warren (offense) and Summers (defense) were honored for the first time. Big […]
Kansas Lt. Governor Dr. Jeff Colyer accompanied presidential candidate Ben Carson as he visited Syrian refugees at the Azraq and Za’atari refugee camps along the Jordan/Syrian border
As of now temperatures are to stay above freezing. Drivers should still be cautious on bridges and overpasses.
Audio: KU Head Coach David Beaty A 28-point first quarter proved to be too big of a hole for the Jayhawks to climb out of as the Kansas football team fell to the Kansas State Wildcats, 45-14, Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Kansas State (5-6, 2-6 Big 12) was led by quarterback Joe Hubener as he […]
The Washburn Ichabods used a 16-0 run over a five minute stretch to turn a one-point deficit into a 24-point win over Saint Mary as they wrapped up non-conference play with a 78-54 win over the Spires. Washburn will open MIAA play on Wednesday at Fort Hays State. With the Ichabods (4-1) trailing 13-12, Washburn […]
Both MIAA teams in the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs earned spots in the quarterfinals with victories. Top seeded Northwest Missouri defeated fourth seeded Humboldt State 54-7 at home while seventh seeded Emporia State knocked off third seeded Henderson State 29-3 on the road. #1 Northwest Missouri 54, #4 Humboldt State 7 Northwest Missouri […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Washburn Ichabods Women’s Basketball used a 25-point third quarter to overcome an early deficit and knock off No 3. Nova Southeastern, 70-60, on Friday, Nov. 27 to open its weekend in southern Florida. The Ichabods (4-1) crashed the boards all day, out-rebounding the Sharks, 42-36, including a 17-11 advantage in offensive […]
Governor encourages holiday shoppers to show support for small businesses throughout the season
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Anyone who purchases a $20 Holiday Millionaire Raffle ticket between 5:00 a.m. and 8:59 p.m. on Friday, November 27, 2015, will win a FREE $5 Super Kansas Cash ticket or one of thousands of $50 Bonus Cash instant prizes in the raffle game
On Nov. 25, University of Kansas men’s basketball student-athlete Cheick Diallo was cleared to play in the school’s Dec. 1 game. The university provided new information to the NCAA on Nov. 20, including an independent review of Diallo’s coursework. Based on both the independent review and the Eligibility Center’s existing information, the NCAA approved his […]
The Internal Revenue Service today reminded individuals and businesses making year-end gifts to charity that several important tax law provisions have taken effect in recent years
According to AAA nearly 3.8 million in the West North Central Region of the U.S., of which Kansas is a part, will journey more than 50 miles from home, the second highest travel volume for the region since 2007. Besides Kansas, the West North Central Region includes the Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Minnesota, and […]
33 year-old Albert Dwayne Banks of Junction City was sentenced to life
The suspect in a Monday stabbing incident in Holton, 22 year-old Austin Lee Whitebird, was captured south of Holton Tuesday night by Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies
A 17-4 run over midway through the second half propelled the Washburn Ichabod men’s basketball team to an 85-78 win over Peru State on Tuesday night on Schendel Court inside Lee Arena. Washburn returns to action on Saturday against Saint Mary at 3 p.m. following a men’s junior varsity game starting at 12:30 p.m. against […]
The Big 12 Conference has released its 2016 football schedule. The 2016 slate again features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule for the sixth-consecutive season. Dates are subject to change as adjustments are expected to accommodate television partners’ requests. Television selections for the first three weeks of the season and special dates are due to the […]
Bob Davis, for over three decades the play-by-play voice of Kansas Jayhawk football and men’s basketball, has announced that he will retire following the 2015-16 basketball season, thus making Saturday’s game against Kansas State his last KU football broadcast. “Bob Davis is an institution in the state of Kansas,” KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zengersaid, […]
Justin Coffey, a high school mathematics teacher at Dodge City High School, was named the 2016 Kansas Teacher of the Year during a special ceremony Saturday night in Wichita.
In the past two months, there have been two fires at 612 Prospect that have been ruled incendiary. The most recent fire occurred in the early hours of this past Thursday, November 19.
Kansas State senior kick returner Morgan Burns picked up his second-consecutive Big 12 weekly honor on Monday as he was again named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance in K-State’s thrilling 38-35 victory over Iowa State, the conference office announced. It marked the second time in the last […]
Washburn Women’s Basketball dropped its opening game of a five-game road trip, 66-46, at No. 11 Drury on Saturday, Nov. 21. WU (3-1) shot 38 percent from the field but hit just 3-of-14 from long range, limited by 18 total turnovers (11 in the first half) in the loss. Washburn opened the game with a […]
Washburn couldn’t overcome hot shooting of Rockhurst.
Kansas State scored 10 points, including a game-winning Jack Cantele 42-yard field goal, in the final 42 seconds of the game to cap a 21-point comeback as the Wildcats defeated the Iowa State Cyclones, 38-35, in front of 53,297 fans at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday. K-State’s 21-point comeback is tied for the […]
The state’s October seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, down from 4.4 percent in September and decreased from 4.2 percent in October 2014
ESPN will provide national coverage of seven 2016 Opening Day games on Sunday, April 3rd and Monday, April 4th. The announcement was made today by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. at the conclusion of MLB’s quarterly owners meetings. The seven games on Sunday and Monday will include the participation of all 10 Clubs that played […]
Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Sporting Kansas City today launched a long-term partnership to promote health and fitness among Kansas City-area schoolchildren and provide specialized sports medicine to a youth athlete market that has experienced a substantial increase in sports-related injuries. “It’s not every day that an opportunity like this comes along, to partner with […]
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Washburn Women’s Basketball moved to 16-1 in home openers under head coach Ron McHenry with a 58-46 victory over Newman on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Lee Arena. WU (3-0) remained undefeated and shot 39.2 percent from the field and 35 percent (7-of-20) from long range. The Ichabods outscored NU, 20-8, in the paint and held […]
Players who want a chance to win $10,000 in the final Holiday Millionaire Raffle Early Bird drawing have until 6:59 p.m. Thursday, November 19, to buy their raffle tickets. All tickets purchased by that time will be eligible for the final Early Bird drawing November 19, as well as the Grand Prize drawing December 31. […]
Washburn University’s annual toy drive will start tonight with lighting ceremony at Kuhne Bell Tower
MIAA Champion Northwest Missouri placed 11 on the All-MIAA first team as the awards were released today. The first team offense is led by MIAA Offensive Player of the Year Emporia State Quarterback Brent Wilson. Wilson led the league with 3,420 passing yards with 34 touchdowns on the year. He is joined on the first […]
The Kansas average price for regular unleaded fell every day this past week.
The Washburn Ichabods improved to 31-1 all-time in home openers in Lee Arena while tying a school record with 64 rebounds in an 89-68 win over Tabor on Monday night. The Ichabods (2-0) will return to action hosting Rockhurst on Saturday at 3 p.m. The Ichabods led from start to finish in the game jumping […]
After Baylor, K-State and TCU defeated their opening game opponents by a combined total of 82 points, the three schools boast the first set of men’s basketball weekly award winners for the 2015-16 season. Senior Rico Gathers (Baylor) and junior Wesley Iwundu (Kansas State) earned the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week accolades, […]
Kansas football will host Kansas State for the annual Sunflower Showdown and its 2015 season finale on Saturday, Nov. 28. The game, which will air on FOX Sports 1 (FS1), is slated for 3 p.m., the Big 12 Conference announced on Monday. KU’s game with Kansas State will mark the Jayhawks’ sixth appearance on FS1 […]
Following a school-record breaking performance last week at Texas Tech, senior kick returner Morgan Burns was named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. The honor was the first in Burns’ career, while it was the second for the Wildcats this season after place kicker Jack Cantele […]
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down beginning immediately and continuing through Thursday, Nov. 19 to honor the victims of the attacks in Paris, France
Scott was unanimously elected by six precinct committeemen and women in the 58th House District to replace Rep. Harold Lane who retired on October 31st.
Two MIAA squads will be in the NCAA Division II Football playoffs as Northwest Missouri and Emporia State will start things in Super Region 3 play. Northwest Missouri earns the top seed and will have a bye in the opening week. The Bearcats will await the winner of the four/five game in Humbolt State […]
Washburn women’s basketball closed its season opening weekend trip north with an 88-78 win over Minot State on Saturday, Nov. 14 as four Ichabods scored in double-digits. WU (2-0) built a 22-point lead midway through the third quarter but saw the Beavers (0-2) climb back to within one. The Ichabods never relinquished the lead from […]
The Washburn Ichabod football season came to an end with a 49-13 loss to No. 1-ranked Northwest Missouri. Washburn finishes the season 5-6. Washburn fell trailed 18-0 at the half and would trail by as many as 25 before Jake Horner pulled down a 30-yard touchdown reception from Derek McGinnis on a fourth and 24 […]
Kansas State pulled within one possession late in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough as the Wildcats fell to Texas Tech, 59-44, at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday. The setback extended the Wildcats’ losing streak to six games, the longest since dropping seven straight in 1989. Down 28-7 […]
A late fourth-quarter Kansas turnover halted a 13-point comeback as the Jayhawks fell, 23-17, to No. 15 TCU Saturday afternoon inside Amon G. Carter Stadium. Down six with three minutes to play, freshman quarterback Ryan Willis gave Kansas (0-10, 0-7) its lone turnover of the game after being intercepted at his own 48-yard line to give […]
Audio: Bill Self Audio: Brannen Greene Kansas opened the 2015-16 regular-season with a swish. The No. 4/5-ranked Jayhawks drained 15 3-pointers to defeat Northern Colorado, 109-72, inside Allen Fieldhouse on Friday night. KU (1-0) shot 56 percent from the field and 58 percent from beyond the arc to earn their 14th consecutive season-opening win […]
Washburn opened the 2015-16 season with a bang knocking off top-ranked Augustana 88-86 in the season lid-lifter
Washburn Women’s Basketball opened its 2015-16 campaign with a 63-50 victory over the University of Mary.
Junior Wesley Iwundu poured in a career-high 23 points to go with a career-tying 10 rebounds, as Kansas State won its season opener over Maryland-Eastern Shore, 80-53, in front of 11,389 fans in Bramlage Coliseum on Friday night. K-State (1-0) improved to 87-25 (.776) all-time in season openers, including 22-2 (.917) at Bramlage Coliseum. […]
University of Missouri Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel will resign his position following the conclusion of the 2015 season, and he will remain as Mizzou’s coach through December 31, 2015, or until a new head coach is in place, as announced today by MU Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades. Pinkel informed his staff and […]
Opening Tip• The Washburn Ichabods will open the 2015-16 season in Las Vegas on Friday with No. 1-ranked Augustana University.• The Ichabods finished the 2014-15 season 16-16 while the Vikings were 31-3 last season finishing first in the Northern Sun reaching the regional semifinals falling to Northwest Missouri 66-65.• The Ichabods are coming off […]
Power forward Mitch Lightfoot has signed a National Letter of Intent to play men’s basketball at the University of Kansas.
Dr. Terry O’Toole serves as Senior Advisor with the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., and ESPN2 announced tonight that three Kansas City Royals – shortstop Alcides Escobar, first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcherSalvador Perez – have won American League Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for the 2015 season. The three Rawlings Gold Glove winners are tied for the most in a single year in club […]
The Washburn Ichabod defense held Northeastern State to 19 yards of offense in the second half as the Ichabods turned a 21-7 deficit into a 35-21 win over the RiverHawks on Saturday. Washburn held the RiverHawks to a school-record-low -28 rushing yards in the game. The Ichabod record for an opponent low-rushing total is -32 […]
The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves on Thursday. The Royals have exercised their club options on right-handed pitcher Wade Davis and shortstop Alcides Escobar. Consistent with club policy, terms of the options were not disclosed. The club will also make a qualifying offer to outfielder Alex Gordon on Friday when the free agency […]
No. 4/5 Kansas men’s basketball opened the 2015-16 season with a 89-66 exhibition win over Pittsburg State on Wednesday night inside historic Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks relied on 46 points from their big men to notch the 43rd-straight exhibition win in Lawrence. Senior forward Perry Ellis led the way with 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting, […]
Washburn Women’s Basketball scored 23 fourth quarter points on its way to a 61-56 exhibition win over NCAA Division I opponent Omaha on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Baxter Arena. WU shot 40.4 percent from the field and 36.4 percent beyond the arc, while outrebounding the Mavericks 41 to 29 to overcome a slow start in the […]
Outfielder Alex Gordon has turned down his player option with the Kansas City Royals for the 2016 season.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have declined the mutual options on right-handed pitcher Jeremy Guthrie and outfielder Alex Rios. Both players will become free agents and are able to sign with any club beginning on Friday, November 6 at 11 p.m. CT. Following today’s moves, the Royals’ reserve list is at 33 […]
Topeka Public Schools was one of only 35 school districts nationwide to receive the award.
For the third time in the last four games, Kansas relied on its freshman quarterback and wide receiver duo to put points on the board as the Jayhawks fell to No. 14/13 Oklahoma, 62-7, Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Kansas (0-8, 0-5 Big 12) freshman quarterback Ryan Willis found fellow classmate wide receiver Tyler Patrick in […]
Kansas Athletics will move next Wednesday’s men’s basketball exhibition game to Thursday, Nov. 5, if the World Series returns to Kansas City for Game 6. The Jayhawks are currently scheduled to face Pittsburg State next Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. That day and time would conflict with Game 7 of the World Series […]
Sporting Kansas City’s 2015 season ended in heartbreaking fashion on Thursday at the Portland Timbers in the Western Conference Knockout Round. Kevin Ellis sent the single-elimination match to extra time with the game-tying goal in the 87th minute and Krisztian Nemeth lifted Sporting KC into the lead with a stunning strike in the first of […]
Northwest Missouri’s Brady Bolles has been named the MIAA/AstroTurf Football Offensive Athlete of the Week. ESU’s Kole Schankie earned Defensive Athlete of the Week honors with UCM’s Jaylen Zachery earning Special Team Athlete of the Week. MIAA/AstroTurf Offensive Athlete of the Week Brady Bolles, QB, Northwest Missouri Bolles passed for a career-high 329 yards on […]
The Washburn Ichabods fell 38-27 to Central Oklahoma as the Bronchos spoiled the Homecoming encounter in Yager Stadium. The Ichabods return to action at Emporia State in the annual Turnpike Tussle. The Bronchos took the lead with 6:12 to play in the first quarter when Darrack Harger scored for the only points in the first […]
– Kansas State’s rally from an early deficit fell short late in the second half, as Texas posted a 23-9 win on a rainy Saturday in front of 88,283 at DKR Texas-Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats (3-4, 0-4 Big 12) were down 16-0 midway through the second quarter before scoring nine straight points, including a […]
Two coaches from the Centennial League will represent in the 2016 Kansas Shrine Bowl.
After winning the MIAA postseason tournament and advancing to the final four in the NCAA Division II National Tournament, Emporia State has been picked by the coaches to win the MIAA in the 2015-16 season. The Lady Hornets received 13 of the possible 14 first place votes after falling 51-46 to eventual national champion California […]
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Northwest Missouri has been picked to win the MIAA by the league’s coaches in men’s basketball earning nine first place votes after claiming the regular season crown last season. Things were close in second through fifth place as just nine points seperated the next four teams in the poll. Central Missouri earned one first place […]
Fort Hays State’s Shaquille Cooper has been named the MIAA/AstroTurf Offensive Athlete of the Week with teammate Brock Long earning Defensive Athlete of the Week. FHSU’s Drew O’ Brien joins NSU’s Garrett Powell as Co-Special Teams Athletes of the Week. MIAA/AstroTurf Offensive Athlete of the WeekShaquille Cooper, RB, Fort Hays State Cooper recorded his second […]
Kansas State had no answer for Oklahoma’s offense as the Sooners put up 568 total yards on their way to a 55-0 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday in front of a sold-out Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The loss marked the first time the Wildcats have been shutout at home since the 1991 season. K-State’s […]
Kansas Again … Jayhawks The Pick To Win 12th Straight Men’s Basketball Title Irving, Texas – As has been the case each of the last four years, Kansas is the preseason choice to win the Big 12 men’s basketball regular season championship. The Jayhawks were a unanimous selection and are the favorite for the 14th […]
Kansas State will open the 2016 football season with a marquee nationally-televised matchup against Stanford the evening of Friday, September 2 in Palo Alto, Athletics Director John Currie has announced. The home-and-home agreement with the Pac -12 power finalizes the non-conference portion of K-State’s 2016 schedule. Following the opener at Stanford, the Wildcats will host […]
Emporia State’s Brent Wilson has been named the MIAA/AstroTurf Football Offensive Athlete of the Week. Missouri Western’s Yomi Alli has been named the Defensive Athlete of the Week while UCO’s Seth Hiddink repeats as Special Teams Athlete of the Week. MIAA Offensive Athlete of the Week Brent Wilson, QB, Emporia State Wilson accounted for […]
Big 12 men’s basketball will have a familiar feel this season, as for the first time in conference history, four of five members of the All-Big 12 First Team from the previous campaign will return. Leading the way is the 2014-15 Big 12 Player of the Year and this year’s preseason selection – Buddy Hield […]
Two Junction City residents and one Kansas City man arrested in raid
Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Tim Melia was voted MLS Player of the Week for Week 31 of the 2015 season, Major League Soccer announced on Tuesday. Melia recorded the only MLS shutout in Week 31, his eighth of the season, in a 1-0 road win at the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Melia kept his second […]
QB Montell Cozart: Out indefinitely with a left shoulder sprain. Will miss the Baylor game (10/10) and be re-evaluated next week. QB Deondre Ford: Out for the season with torn ligaments in his right thumb. Ford will undergo surgery in the near future to repair the ligaments.
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Trailing by 13 entering the fourth quarter, Washburn’s comeback came up short in a 35-30 loss to Fort Hays State snapping the Ichabods’ seven-game winning streak over the Tigers. Washburn will return to action on Saturday in the MIAA TV game of the week when they play host to Central Missouri on Hall of Fame […]
Survey responses are due by October 16th
A survey of Kansans that visited First District Congressman Tim Huelskamp’s State Fair booth in Hutchinson last month showed lots of frustration with what’s happening in Washington. Nearly 87 percent of those surveyed said that John Boehner should be replaced as House Speaker. Boehner is resigning at the end of October. The margin was almost […]
Kansas nonfarm jobs are expected to grow by 1.4 percent next year
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Fair to be held October 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Ag Hall at the Kansas Expocentre
Sporting Kansas City claimed the club’s third U.S. Open Cup championship since 2004 and the team’s third major title in the past four seasons on Wednesday, prevailing 7-6 in an eight-round penalty kick shootout after a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. With the triumph, Sporting Kansas City brings […]
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Wednesday forward Dwight Coleby tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee and will miss the 2015-16 season. “Dwight tore his ACL last Friday (Sept. 25) during a light team workout,” Self said. “It was a non-contact injury that was unfortunate for him, particularly because […]
The finalists’ names will be released the day before each one comes to campus.
TCU’s Josh Doctson along with Oklahoma State teammates Emmanuel Ogbah and Ben Grogan were chosen Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that covers the Conference. All three of this week’s honorees picked up their second career award and first of the season. Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week […]
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A 26 year-old Lyndon man died after a Saturday night accident in Osage County. About 8:30 Saturday night, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injury accident about 3 miles south of the east side of Melvern Lake. Deputies, EMS and Fire units arrived to find Cory J. Sprecker had been ejected […]
Sporting Kansas City picked up an important point in the Western Conference playoff race with a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday at Sporting Park. Dom Dwyer scored the game-tying goal in the 79th minute, five minutes after coming off the bench, to cancel out Obafemi Martins first-half strike. Playing the […]
The Washburn Ichabods scored two touchdowns in the final 3:44 for a come-from-behind win over Missouri Southern 27-21 in Yager Stadium on Family Day. Washburn improved to 3-1 and will take on Fort Hays State next Saturday in Hays. Down 21-13, Washburn scored on touchdown on a 3-yard run byHayden Groves pulling the Ichabods within […]
Trailing 13-0 in the second quarter and down a quarterback, Kansas called upon junior Montell Cozart – who didn’t start after suffering from flu-like symptoms – to provide a spark to get the offense rolling Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium. Cozart dug deep and gutted the Jayhawks to 14 points, completing 13-of-18 passes […]
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No device was found and classes continue as normal
Rex Buchanan has served in an interim capacity since 2010