US Navy Says Sailor Injured in Tennessee Shooting Has Died


The U.S. Navy says the sailor who was shot earlier this week at a military support center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has died. The death was announced Saturday, two days after a shooting in Chattanooga killed four Marines and injured three others, including the sailor. The Navy statement did not give the sailor’s name. But he was earlier identified […]

Family Entertainment Featured at 22nd Annual Junction City Rodeo


Western excitement at its very best is promised for Junction City Friday and Saturday evenings. “It’s again time for the 22th annual Junction City Rodeo kicking off the Geary County Fair at the fairgrounds located at 1025 South Spring Valley Road in Junction City,” announced Darryl Blocker, official of the Junction City Rodeo Association. Rodeo […]

National Night Out Kick-Off Party 2015


You are invited to celebrate the Safe Streets National Night out with a HUGE Kick off party on August 7th with us! National Night Out is designed to heighten awareness about crime, alcohol, drug & violence prevention, generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnerships and send […]

Robert Streb With Impressive Opening Round 66 At British Open


On Day 1 at the British Open, the leaderboard is filled with major championship winners. Retief Goosen (66), Paul Lawrie (66), Jordan Spieth (67), Charl Schwartzel (67) and Louis Oosthuizen (67) are among those with at least one big title on their resumes. Former Masters champion Zach Johnson is also in the mix after playing […]

Kansas Lottery, Casino Revenue Hits Record High


The Kansas Lottery is reporting a record high $155 million in lottery and casino gambling revenues during the fiscal year that just ended. The state received $80 million from its share of profits from the three state-owned and operated casinos in Kansas City, Mulvane and Dodge City. That was about $1.3 million more than expected. […]

Preseason All-Big 12 Team Announced

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The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2015 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards, chosen by media representatives who cover the league. The preseason team was dominated by upperclassmen with 19 seniors and 10 juniors among the 30 honorees. Eleven players were named to the 2014 All-Big 12 First Team while eight were […]

World Renown Horse Trainer-Judge Was True All-Around Cowboy, Friend Of All

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The horse industry has lost one of its best. From a small child, Bill James was a cowboy, and every facet of his life had a major impact on nearly all phases of the equine business. Standing room only church attendance for the memorial services drawing acquaintances, everyone an admirer and personal friend, from around […]

Trout, Cain Help American League Earn Home Field Advantage


Mike Trout became the first player in 26 years to lead off the All-Star Game with a home run, and the American League beat the National League 6-3 Tuesday night to secure home-field advantage in the World Series for the third straight year. Prince Fielder singled in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning off loser […]

Sporting KC Gets Three on All-Star Fan XI

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Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler, Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi were named to the MLS All-Star Fan XI on Monday ahead of the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 29. The club’s three selections are the most of any MLS team. 2015 MLS ALL-STAR FAN XI Goalkeeper: Nick Rimando (RSL) Defenders: Omar Gonzalez (LA), Matt Besler […]

Hometown All Star Frazier Takes Home Derby Title


Hometown All-Star Todd Frazier has won the Home Run Derby at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park, outslugging Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson 15-14 in the final round Monday night in the first year of a bracket format. The Reds’ Frazier defeated Texas’ Prince Fielder 14-13 in the first round and dispatched Toronto’s Josh Donaldson 10-9 in the […]

AUDIO: Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

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The Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame announces the following inductees for 2015: former Washburn University head baseball coach Steve Anson; Silver Lake American Legion Post 160 baseball coordinator Mike Burton; former minor league and semi-pro outfielder Gil Carter; former major league outfielder and Topeka minor league team owner/manager, Dick Cooley; umpire John “Big Dawg” […]

Kansas Takes Home Gold with Double Overtime Win


In an epic battle of undefeated teams, the USA pulled together to beat Germany 84-77 in double overtime to win the gold medal of the 2015 World University Games (WUG) at Yeomju Indoor Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea, Monday evening.   With the win, the USA (8-0), which consists mainly of University of Kansas student-athletes and […]

Washburn Adds Three Staff Members


Washburn athletics has announced three new staff members who will join the Ichabod staff starting the 2015-16 season. Matt Hundley – Assistant men’s basketball coachFormer Washburn Ichabod basketball player Matt Hundley will return to the Ichabod bench as an assistant coach starting the 2015-16 season after spending the last five seasons as an assistant coach […]

Sporting KC Gets Big Three Points on the Road

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Sporting Kansas City recorded the team’s fifth shutout in the past six MLS matches with a 1-0 road win over the first place Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday at BC Place. Homegrown defender Kevin Ellis scored the game-winning goal in the 52nd minute on an assist from Krisztian Nemeth and goalkeeper Tim Melia matched his […]

Royals Close Out 1st Half with Wild Win

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 Paulo Orlando broke a tie with an eighth inning homer and Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing a seven-run advantage Sunday. The Royals enter the All-Star break with an American League-leading 52 victories. Orlando hit a 2-1 Bo Schultz (0-1) pitch out to left […]

Second Man Arrested in Fatal Wichita Shooting


A second man has been arrested in a fatal shooting outside a Wichita apartment house. Sedgwick County Jail records show the 52-year-old man was being held Saturday on suspicion of second-degree murder. Police say 49-year-old Richard Romero was shot in the chest early Wednesday while a birthday party was underway. Records show that a 44-year-old […]

USA To Face Russia In Medal Round Semifinals Sunday


Two of the three undefeated teams remaining in the men’s basketball World University Games (WUG) will meet in the semifinals as the USA National Team (6-0), consisting mainly of the Kansas men’s basketball student-athletes and staff, will face Russia (6-0) in the medal round semifinals on Sunday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m. local time which […]

Bill Snyder Named To Dodd Trophy Watch List

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— Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder was one of 23 coaches nationally and four from the Big 12 Conference to be named to the preseason watch list for the 2015 Dodd Trophy, officials from the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl announced today.   The architect of the “greatest […]