Royals Denied Sweep of Indians

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One bad afternoon did little to dampen the spirits of the reigning AL champion Royals. Jeremy Guthrie allowed eight runs and tied a team record by hitting three batters Wednesday, and the Cleveland Indians routed Kansas City 12-1. The Royals, who were denied a four-game sweep, remain atop the American League with a 61-39 record. […]

Full Lineup of Attractions at Linn County Fair in Mound City, Kansas

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The only Kansas fair with a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned rodeo and an Outlaw Tractor Pull kicks off this Saturday. “It’s the 2015 annual Linn County Fair& Rodeo, August 1st through the 8th, at the fairgrounds in Mound City, Kansas,” according to Kelly Carbon, fair board president from Mound City. Fair officially begins […]

K-State Announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

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– K-State Athletics will honor a group of 10 outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced today The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), Martin Gramatica (football), Max Moss (men’s basketball), Nicole Ohlde (women’s basketball), Sean […]

Relief today, not bad through the weekend

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After the early morning rain showers exit the area, it should be a nice day temperature wise as we remain in the 80s and the clouds begin to break up. Thursday shapes up to be really nice with a high in the upper 80s and a mostly sunny sky. Friday and the weekend see us […]

Chiefs Safety Eric Berry Cleared to Practice

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After several rounds of thorough testing and a process that concluded late Tuesday evening, Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been cleared to take the practice field with the club for Wednesday morning’s practice with quarterbacks, rookies and injured players.   Head Coach Andy Reid and Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder will address Berry’s medical and […]

KU Faces Chaminade to Open up Maui Invitational

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Kansas men’s basketball will face Chaminade on Monday, Nov. 23, in its opening contest of the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Championship Round bracket at Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii, as the event announced its bracket Tuesday.   All 12 Championship Round games of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational will be televised by the […]

One more day of heat, then relief begins Wednesday

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A Heat Advisory is in effect again this afternoon, so be sure to keep water handy for yourself. your family and your pets. A cool front will come through overnight, with a good chance to touch off some storms that may linger into your morning commute on Wednesday. But, once we get through with that, […]

Eastern Kansas Pro Rodeo Series Resumed To Expand Awareness, Enhance Contestant Recognition

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The Eastern Kansas Pro Rodeo Series has been revived with rodeos at Mound City, Kansas, August 7-8, and Eureka, Kansas, August 14-15, 2015, according to announcement from John Teagarden and Jamie Nelson, officials and promoters of the Mound City and Eureka rodeos, respectively  .   “Objective of the series is a joint effort to raise awareness […]

EGBOK Coffee, Mug, and Donut Giveaway!

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580 WIBW wants to provide you with breakfast! Sign up below to win a Dozen Donuts from Hy-vee (in Topeka, Lawrence, or Manhattan), two coffee mugs from 580 WIBW and our special 580 WIBW Morning Blend Coffee provided by Blue Jazz Coffee Roasters. A new winner will be called each day, so don’t forget to […]

Lockett Earns Big 12 Athlete of the Year

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Softball infielder Lauren Chamberlain (Oklahoma) and football wider receiver/kick returner Tyler Lockett (Kansas State) have been named the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, the league office announced.   Nominees are submitted by each Big 12 institution and selected, based on athletic performance, academic achievement and citizenship, by a media panel as well […]

Heat remains on for Monday

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Another heat advisory in effect this afternoon. Here’s the information from the National Weather Service. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS 336 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015 KSZ011-012-022>024-026-036-038>040-054>056-058-059-272100- /O.NEW.KTOP.HT.Y.0010.150727T1800Z-150728T0100Z/ NEMAHA-BROWN-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-GEARY-WABAUNSEE- SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… MANHATTAN…WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS… OSKALOOSA…PERRY…MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE… JUNCTION CITY…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL…ALTA VISTA… MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA…LAWRENCE…EMPORIA… OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME…OVERBROOK… OTTAWA…BURLINGTON…LEBO…GARNETT 336 AM CDT MON […]

Report: Royals Acquire Johnny Cueto

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According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Royals have struck a deal to acquire Johnny Cueto from the Reds. Cueto, 29, now has a 2.62 ERA in 130 2/3 innings this year. Reds have been heavily rumored to be shopping him. Other teams that showed interest included the Dodgers and Blue Jays. The Royals […]

Royals Walk Off in 10th Inning

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar singled home Paulo Orlando with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Orlando singled off Will Harris (4-3) with one out and stole second before Escobar’s game-winning looper to shallow right gave […]

Kazmir Too Much for Royals

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Scott Kazmir made a strong first impression on his new teammates. Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his Houston debut, leading the Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. The 31-year-old left-hander limited the Royals to three singles and only runner — Mike Moustakas in the fourth — past first base. […]

Coleman Sent Down to AAA, Royals Recall Cuthbert

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha.  He will be in uniform for tonight’s 7:10 game against the Houston Astros.  In a corresponding roster move, infielder Dusty Coleman was optioned to Omaha following last night’s game. Cuthbert, 22, played in four games with the Royals just […]

Dangerously Hot Today and Tomorrow

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An excessive heat warning is in effect starting today at noon. Also, the National Weather Service added Coffey County to the excessive heat warning this morning even though they are listed here as heat advisory. Either way, stay cool today! NEMAHA-BROWN-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE- DOUGLAS-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-ANDERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SABETHA…SENECA…HIAWATHA…HORTON… WAMEGO…ST. MARYS…HOLTON…VALLEY FALLS…OSKALOOSA…PERRY… MCLOUTH…MERIDEN…NORTONVILLE…ALMA…ESKRIDGE…MAPLE HILL… ALTA VISTA…MCFARLAND…HARVEYVILLE…PAXICO…TOPEKA… LAWRENCE…OSAGE CITY…CARBONDALE…LYNDON…BURLINGAME… […]

Chiefs Sean Smith Suspended 3 Games

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Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith is reportedly facing a 3 game suspension according to ESPN. The suspension stems from a April 2014 DUI. Smith is not expected to appeal the suspension. He will miss games against the Texans, Broncos and Packers. NFL is suspending Chiefs CB Sean Smith 3 games after he pled guilty last month for […]

Wolverine Knows Rodeo from Bucking Bulls, Bullfighting, Barrel, to Clowning Around

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Star Attraction For 2015 Linn County Fair Rodeo, Mound City, Kansas Wolverine Knows Rodeo From Bucking Bulls, Bullfighting, Barrel, To Clowning Around “He’s the very best and most congenial in the rodeo business of protecting cowboys and entertaining crowds.” Everybody who’s ever met or seen the most acclaimed Wolverine in action proclaims total agreement. It […]

Royals Rally Falls Short

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John Lackey threw seven strong innings after a shaky beginning, Trevor Rosenthal escaped his own jam in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Thursday night. The Royals took a 2-0 lead in the first inning after RBI singles from Perez and Rios.  Randal Grichuk and Matt Carpenter hit […]

A’s Trade Kazmir To Astros For 2 Minor Leaguers

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The Oakland Athletics have begun their expected changes leading up to the trade deadline, sending left-hander Scott Kazmir to his hometown Houston Astros for a pair of minor leaguers. Oakland receives right-handed pitcher Daniel Mengden and catcher Jacob Nottingham in the swap with its division rival Thursday. Both were at Class-A Quad Cities. The A’s […]

Warm today, dangerously hot Friday into the weekend

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A partly sunny sky will push temperatures this afternoon to near 90, before even warmer air comes in for Friday and Saturday. Each of those two days is forecast to have an actual temperature in the mid 90s, which along with the humidity, will push it to feel like nearly 110 on Friday. Saturday could […]

Volquez Leads Royals to Series Win

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Edinson Volquez pitched effectively into the eighth inning against his old team and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday night. The Pirates took the lead in the third inning on a sacrifice fly but the Royals evened it up in the bottom of […]

Kaw Valley Rodeo Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Professional Action in Manhattan

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The best in rodeo is coming to Manhattan, according to Steve Frazier, promotions coordinator and arena director for the 40th annual edition of the Kaw Valley Rodeo, “Again sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, performances will begin at 8 o’clock, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 23, 24, 25, at Wells Arena in Cico […]

We may squeeze out another nice day

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Just a 10 percent chance of precipitation after 5pm and temperatures remain cooler than typical for July. Chances of rain increase as we head through the evening hours, particularly if storms can get started in Central Kansas and track northeastward into the area. The rain chance continues into tomorrow and those clouds help keep temps […]

Vargas Goes Down But Royals Rally for Win

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Next man up is a saying that really defines the Royals in 2015. Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dyson scored later in the inning on Alcides Escobar’s single to put the Royals up 3-0, and […]

Sporting KC Rallies in US Open Cup

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Sporting Kansas City secured a berth in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals with a 3-1 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Tuesday at Sporting Park. Will Bruin opened the scoring for a Dynamo side playing with 10 men after Luis Garrido’s first half red card, but Sporting KC rallied for three […]