| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Fort Hays State, who sat tied atop the standings last season, enters the season as the coaches pick to win the league and also the league's top pick in the media poll. In the coaches poll FHSU sits atop the league despite receiving one less first place...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:41 AM
The two teams who battled it out in the conference tournament championship last season each earned a first place spot in this year's polls. Emporia State, who won the tournament championship last season, earned eight first place votes and sits atop the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:02 PM
You know Chase drivers are red hot when you finish 10th in a race, and it drops you farther back in from the leaders in the points. While Clint Bowyer's 10th at Dover did move him from 10th to eighth in the points, he dropped from 48 points back, to 52....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:33 PM
To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.
The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a chain of events that rattled NASCAR to its core was unintentional. NASCAR failed to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Adoptions at the Emporia Animal Shelter could begin again next week, now that veterinarians know what's killed dozens of dogs there this year.
Vets determined late last month that distemper was the illness. The outbreak was likely the result of too many...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Before the race you could see the optimism on Clint Bowyer's face, but as he let out a big sigh, you could also see the pressure. That's the juxtaposition of being one of NASCAR's top drivers and coming back home to the track, just 100 miles from the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68.
"Jack was an excellent...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Wichita Police are trying to identify the suspect of a theft at 1035 N. Emporia, where a doctor's office suite is being remodeled.
The incident happened last Thursday. A worker had left his car keys and sunglasses inside a room that was meant to keep...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Military working dogs and all that they do to help our soldiers in combat have become more appreciated in recent years, particularly in light of the knowledge that a military dog was part of the team on the ground when Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:11 AM
NASCAR driver and Kansas native Clint Bowyer will return to Hays to race again this summer. The Rolling Plains Speedway announced via its Facebook page on Tuesday that Bowyer has signed on to race at its Mod Mania event on July 31st.
| Jan 5, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Fort Hays State erased a 10-point deficit in the last 3:30 of regulation and went on to win 79-76 in overtime to move to 9-3 overall and 3-1 in the MIAA. Ben Congiusta buried a 3-point field goal with just over two seconds remaining to force the extra...