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MHS Football’s Stellar Season Comes to an End

MHS Football’s Stellar Season Comes to an End

November 21, 2014

The Minneapolis football team saw their bid to make history with the school’s first sectional championship fall painfully short in a 66-14 loss to a very talented Halstead team. Still, the Lions left the field with their heads held high, having put together one of the best seasons in school history. It was a season […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

November 21, 2014

The Kansas City Chiefs roared into a first place tie with Denver following a scintillating 24-20 win over the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. KC and Denver are tied atop the NFL West with 7-3 records. Head coach Andy Reid, defensive coordinator Bob Sutton, and general manager John Dorsey are doing a remarkable job of […]

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Lions Host Tournament

November 21, 2014

The MJH boys basketball team began its season last week by hosting the annual early season tournament. The Lions opened play with Lakewood and lost an overtime thriller 38-37. They followed that with a 43-6 loss to Beloit, and a 39-23 defeat at the hands of Sacred Heart. Scoring in the Lakewood game were Cooper Berry […]

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Sports Potpourri

November 12, 2014

When AD Sheahon Zenger announced that Chuck Neinas would play an important role in the hiring of a new football coach, it should have sent a shiver of apprehension through Kansas fans. Neinas has an excellent reputation in the college football world; he did a marvelous job as the interim Big 12 commissioner during the […]

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MHS Football Team Continues Playoff Run

MHS Football Team Continues Playoff Run

November 12, 2014

The KSHSAA Class 3A football postseason is in full swing and there may not be a hotter team in the state than the Minneapolis Lions. The Lions have pushed as deep into the playoffs as any team in school history and will square off with the Halstead Dragons this Friday in Minneapolis. The winner of […]

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Now That’s Rural

November 12, 2014

By Ron, director Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at KSU “The Back Stops Here.” No, that’s not quite right. The famous saying was “The Buck Stops Here.” It was President Harry S. Truman who put that sign on his desk in the White House in the 1940s to appeal to people who were […]

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Daugherty Qualifies for National Meet

Daugherty Qualifies for National Meet

November 12, 2014

Garrett Daugherty continued his strong season in cross country on October 25 when he and his team competed in the NAIA Mid-States Classic at Winfield. Daugherty finished 26th out of 215 competitors with a time of 26:43 and fought an unusually hot day for this time of year. On Nov. 8, the team competed at […]

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Tescott Junior High Volleyball Takes Second

Tescott Junior High Volleyball Takes Second

November 5, 2014

The Tescott Junior High volleyball team entered the league tournament seated at number 4 with a 4-4 record. After long battles and lots of hard work, they took home second place. The Lady Trojans beat Natoma, lost to Sylvan, and defeated Lincoln to advance to the championship game. They lost in the championship game to […]

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Sports Potpourri by Mac Stevenson

November 5, 2014

Kansas State’s football team crushed Oklahoma State (48-14) and remained unbeaten in Big 12 play and all alone in first place. Four games remain, including a home game against Kansas, which K-State will win. The other three are on the road and promise to be tension-filled thrillers beginning at TCU this Saturday (Nov. 8). TCU […]

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Area Sports Review

Area Sports Review

November 5, 2014

FOOTBALL When the season began for the Bulldogs, Head Coach Tim Dolloff wasn’t sure what the season held for his squad. With over half of his team comprised of freshman, just a handful of returning starters, and a grueling midseason slate Dolloff knew that it could be a challenging year. But with a 3-0 start […]

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