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    Willey ends career with 4th place at State

    ULYSSES — Abilene’s Marcus Willey set his goal at finishing in the Top 10 of the State of Kansas and he more than accomplished that Monday with a fourth place finish at the Class 4A State

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    Willey ends career with 4th place at State


    ULYSSES — Abilene’s Marcus Willey set his goal at finishing in the Top 10 of the State of Kansas and he more than accomplished that Monday with a fourth place finish at the Class 4A State
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    Chapman archers compete at Nationals


    On May 12-14, the Chapman
    Middle School Archery
    Team under the direction
    of Mr. Andy Fewin made
    their 2nd consecutive trip to
    Louisville, KY for the NASP
    National Tournament.
    Thirty-two 6th, 7th, and
    8th

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    Runner ties father's 800M schrool record


    Knowing his father had set the
    Abilene High School record in the
    800M, Andrew Schwarting has
    been training and running with the
    thought to eclipse his dad’s mark
    during his school career.
    Running

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    Golfers 'chip in' for kids at Rorabaugh Memorial


    Golfers took to Great Life Country Club Golf Course Friday for the sixth annual Dr. Donald "Rocky" Rorabaugh Memorial Golf for Kids Tournament. Proceeds raised from a silent auction and the golf tournament
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    College sports

    Baylor fires Art Briles

    Baylor University fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, multiple media outlets reported.
    The dismissal occurred while the university awaits the findings of an independent law firm that is investigating

    Wichita State wins MVC All-Sports Trophy for fourth consecutive season

    Wichita State won a record nine Missouri Valley Conference titles to claim the MVC’s All-Sports trophy for a fourth consecutive season and the 10th in the past 13.
    The Shockers finished in the top

    Big 12 flirting with Houston, Memphis for expansion

    The Big 12 is drawing interest from Houston, Memphis and other schools with expansion back on the table.
    According to documents obtained by ESPN.com, officials from universities at Houston, Memphis,

    Whitehair's versatility loved by Bears

    With the Bears planning to move Kyle Long back to right guard, there are a multitude of options for center and left guard even after the team said goodbye to Matt Slauson on Sunday.
    There are four primary

    KU's Bill Self signs first 7-footer since Joel Embiid

    The Kansas men’s basketball team has officially added a 7-footer to its frontcourt.
    Udoka Azubuike, who orally committed to KU on Jan. 28, signed this week and was announced to the Jayhawks roster

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    Baylor fires Art Briles

    Baylor University fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, multiple media outlets reported.
    The dismissal occurred while the university awaits the findings of an independent law firm that is investigating

    Return to health of Romo has Cowboys excited

    IRVING, Tex. -- The drafting of Ezekiel Elliott brings optimism. The return of Dez Bryant is full of excitement. But the Cowboys' biggest move of the off-season?
    Quarterback Tony Romo and his return

    Twins start game with two homers in 7-5 win

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Struggling in all aspects of their game, the Minnesota Twins got it right offensively against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday afternoon, salvaging the final game of a three-game series

    Kansas man has a deep allure of old lures

    EMPORIA, Kan. — Noel Lyons roamed northwest Arkansas waters as a small boy. A rigged cane pole and a can of worms were his only equipment.
    At 80 and with health issues, his roaming days are largely

    Raiders studying Las Vegas option

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, South Florida, and Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Raiders, meanwhile, are simply looking for a place to call home.
    With little to no progress

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