A Little Brisk

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 After a week of rain we get a little chance to dry out before the chance returns late Wednesday.  It will be partly cloudy, breezy and cool today with highs in the lower to mid 60s.  Winds will go calm under clear skies tonight allowing for lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s.  Some […]

Missouri Southern Named MIAA Champs as Rain Cancels Title Game

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Due to field conditions and impending weather, the MIAA Baseball Championship between Emporia State and Missouri Southern has been cancelled. Since both teams have one loss as the highest remaining seed Missouri Southern has been declared the MIAA Tournament Champions and receive the league’s automatic bid. Both teams were ranked in the latest NCAA Central […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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 A severe thunderstorm watch covers eastern Kansas until 10pm.  Storms will be capable of producing hail up to 2″ in diameter, winds to 70mph along with a possible tornado or two.  The watch applies to that part of eastern Kansas east of a line from Marysville to Cottonwood Falls.  With the passage of a cold front and […]

Rumblings for Sunday

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 Showers and thunderstorms lifting northeast out of southern Kansas will move into northeast Kansas later this morning and should be around off and on through much of the afternoon.  The lead area of rain, associated with a convective complex in Texas and Oklahoma should line up along and east of the turnpike. It would appear […]

Guthrie Comes Up Huge in Royals Win

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Alcides Escobar homered on the first pitch of the game and made a sparkling catch on Miguel Cabrera’s line drive two innings later, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Jeremy Guthrie (2-2) allowed two runs in 7 1-3 innings for the Royals, who moved back into first […]

Not So Threatening for Now

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 Two rounds of showers and thunderstorms should find portions of northeast Kansas between now and sunrise Sunday.  One this evening and early tonight which will only bring some locally brief heavy rains.  The second round is most likely well after midnight.  While a few strong thunderstorms will be possible west and northwest of the turnpike […]

Public Invited to Explore Archeology at Field School

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The Kansas Historical Society is planning is an adventure right out of an Indiana Jones movie…only this one takes place in Kansas. w The Kansas Archeology Training Program Field School, is scheduled for June 5-20, 2015 by the Kansas Historical Society. Between 500 and 1100 CE the treeless western plains of Nebraska and Kansas were inhabited […]

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 Widely scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible through midday from Kansas City to Wichita and east.  Severe weather is not expected with this round of thunderstorms.  Strong and severe thunderstorms developing over and moving into western through a portion south-central Kansas this afternoon will move northeast and start to impact the far […]

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Late Error Gives Tigers the Win

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Reliever Yohan Pino, called up earlier in the day by Kansas City, threw wildly to first base, allowing Anthony Gose to score the winning run in the ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Royals 6-5 on Friday night. Gose led off the ninth with a double on Pino’s first pitch, and on the next […]

Royals Announce Several Roster Changes Including Vargas To DL.

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The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves this afternoon.  The club has reinstated shortstop Alcides Escobar from the seven-day disabled list (concussion), for tonight’s 6:08 p.m. (CT) game against the Detroit Tigers.  The club also announced that third baseman Mike Moustakas has been placed on the Bereavement/Family Emergency List today.  He will be eligible […]

Audio: NASCAR Drivers Prepare For SpongeBob 400 At Kansas Speedway

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NASCAR Drivers held practice at Kansas Speedway Friday ahead of tomorrow’s SpongeBob 400. Hear from a few of the drivers below including Kansas Native Clint Bowyer.  Clint Bowyer Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jeff Gordon   SpongeBob SquarePants 400 What: 267 laps or 400.5 miles Where: Kansas Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked, paved oval in Kansas City, Kan. […]

Quiet for Now

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 Mostly cloudy skies will be the rule today as temperatures warm into the lower and mid 70s.  Showers and a few thunderstorms are possible tonight, especially near and south of I-70.  There will be a chance for lingering showers early tomorrow followed by several hours of little if any rain.  By late in the afternoon […]

Lull, Lull, Lull

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It should be a relatively quiet day across northeast Kansas as the rain and storm chances run fairly low through the afternoon.  A few showers along and east of the turnpike will lift this morning and by mid to late afternoon a few thunderstorms may be popping up south of I-135.  Highs today will be […]

Hosmer Plus Lights Out Bullpen Lead Royals to Win

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Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber remained winless through seven starts this year, with Eric Hosmer hitting a three-run homer in the first inning that sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Thursday. Kluber (0-5) matched the record for most winless starts by a pitcher after winning a Cy Young […]

Ichabods Can’t Hold Off Lions

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— Fifth-seeded Washburn led early but couldn’t pull off an upset of No. 1 seed Missouri Southern in the MIAA Quarterfinals on Thursday, May 7, falling 10-7 at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Riley Krane doubled off the left center wall on the first pitch of the day, moving to third on a wild pitch during Parker Gibson’s […]

Jayhawks Release Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

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It is well documented that Kansas’ men’s basketball schedule has been the toughest in the nation each of the last two seasons. That trend will not change with the 2015-16 non-conference schedule the Jayhawks announced Thursday.   This season Kansas could potentially play 18 games against teams that competed in the 2014-15 NCAA Tournament. Six […]

Kansas Representatives Recognize 25 Years of Bright Futures Beyond Expectations

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One-by-one they arrive bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Some toddle over to the art easel, eyeing the rainbow of paint colors, while others plop down in the book corner, arms outstretched with story in-hand. Smiles and laughter fill the room as parent educators greet the district’s youngest learners and their parents for an hour filled with fun. It’s […]

Baseball Has Eight Ichabods Named To 2015 All-MIAA Team

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Washburn baseball had eight All-MIAA selections for the 2015 season, announced Thursday, May 7 by the conference office, prior to the start of the MIAA Tournament’s second round. The Ichabods saw three players earn third team honors while five others were tabbed honorable mention.  WU is in the midst of its first 30-win season since 2000, […]

Royals Reinstate Luke Hocheavar From 15-Day D.L., Option Brandon Finnegan

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list for today’s 1:10 p.m. game against the Cleveland Indians.  In a corresponding roster move, the Royals have optioned left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan to Northwest Arkansas (AA). Hochevar, 31, missed the entire 2014 season after having “Tommy […]

Quiet, A Little While

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 A few stray thundershowers will be found in far eastern Kansas this morning followed by a quiet and dry stretch of weather into the afternoon.  By late in the day more strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible in western and central.  Shortly after, storms will move into and/or develop over eastern Kansas.  Fortunately the […]

Nascar Star Clint Bowyer Visits The K

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The first thing Ned Yost asked Clint Bowyer when the Royals manager called the NASCAR driver into his office Wednesday night was for some much-needed help with his lineup. His fantasy racing lineup. Bowyer pointed out that Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick have been dominating on the 1 1/2-mile tracks lately, and Jeff Gordon always […]

More Storms to Brew

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 Strong to severe thunderstorms are going to be scattered over western and portions of central Kansas later this afternoon and evening.  Any type of severe weather will be possible with the strongest storms and could impact the far western listening area; along a Washington to Newton line.  Thanks to the presence and passage of showers […]

Aint Done Yet

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 Showers over eastern Kansas will gradually wind down while south winds wind up, gusting over 30mph by afternoon.  There will be a slight chance for widely scattered afternoon thunderstorms mainly west of Topeka.  Highs today will find the lower to mid 70s.  There will be a slight chance for a few showers and possibly a […]

Chiefs Waive Four Players

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has waived the following players:   PLACED ON WAIVERS   Player                                Pos.       Ht.         Wt.          College                    HS Hometown JoJo Dickson                      LB          6-1         245          Idaho                       Wailuku, Hawaii Jorgen Hus                         LS          6-1         232          Regina                     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Corbin Louks                      WR        6-0         200          Nevada                    Danville, Calif. Terrelle Pryor                     QB         6-4         […]

A Bumpy Ride to Sunday

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 Rain will hold off for the day today but will return overnight and will be around through at least midday Wednesday.  Another round of rain is possible late Wednesday and early Thursday morning.  Little if any threat of severe weather should impact northeast Kansas throughout however conditions should become more favorable by late in the […]