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Mac Stevenson Kansas State University’s 2018 football team is ready for their 123rd season on this coming Saturday, September 1. Last season K-State won eight games and finished with a win against UCLA in the 2017 Cactus Bowl....

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Varsity, JV volleyball kick off season

Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn GEHS Varsity Volleyball Coach The home opener for both Varsity and JV volleyball was Aug. 28. JV kicked off the night with a 2-0 win over Shawnee Mission North, followed by a 3-0 win by Varsity (25-9, 25-10,...

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Blazers show strong on road versus two teams

Alex Fitzmorris-Sorn Head Varsity Volleyball Coach Varsity volleyball traveled to Washburn Rural to take on #3 Washburn and  Bishop Miege. The Blazers took on Miege first, falling in three close sets with scores of 23-25, 25-22,...

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Trail Ridge Huskies fall to Baldwin Bulldogs

Wes Slavens Trail Ridge Middle School The Trail Ridge Middle School Husky football team opened up their season Aug. 28 against the Baldwin Bulldogs. The Huskies played very hard the whole game but were not able to come away with...

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GEHS sophomore volleyball season begins

Lori Oestreicher GEHS volleyball coach The sophomore volleyball team started their season at home against Lawrence High, Lawrence Free State and Olathe Northwest. The girls beat Lawrence High in two sets 25-16 and 25-23. The...

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“Bridging the Gap” jumps the track

Ongoing “bridging the gap” meetings – an unofficial gathering of the area’s key officials – seems to have stirred up some controversy. The group, originally organized by Rob Kirk, chief, Johnson County Fire District,...

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C Soccer team picks up first victory

Derek Wilson Soccer coach C-team picked up their first win of the season, and first victory on the new beautiful pitch, 2-0 against Olathe North. Julian Layne scored both goals for the Blazers. It could have been a much higher...

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What’s Harrison-Lee’s employment status

Questions surrounding Cheryl Harrison-Lee’s employment situation may be answered after an executive session scheduled for the Sept. 4 Gardner City Council meeting. Although unconfirmed, sources with knowledge of city operations...

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Polka helps celebrate 30 year anniversary

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist My husband and I are staying in a place where the guests dress for dinner and the housekeeping staff leave chocolates on the pillows. There’s luxury everywhere you look and what are we doing?...

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Statute requires fund to be self-supporting

In the 1990’s the Kansas Legislature passed KSA 72-8238, which grants school districts the ability to establish operate and maintain; fees, collection, limitations, disposition; fund extraordinary school programs. USD 231...

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