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Circle to square off with the Crusaders on homecoming; South Haven vs. Oxford will be huge

first_imgPoints Andale30140116558 Game’s significance: This is another league game. Wellington can stay in the thick of the league championship with a win here. Game night weather: Dig out the umbrellas. Weather forecasters are predicting a 50 to 60 percent chance of rain. Temperatures will hover in the lower 70s for most of the evening. Oct. 11Andaleaway Follow the game: Twitter: Cueballnewscow. Radio: Adrian Young, play-by-play, KLEY-AM 1130. Television: Sumner Cable TV, Channel 5 (audio). Photos and recaps: Wellington.cc and Sumner Newscow. 2013 season thus far: Wellington:  Circle02004034170 Sept. 20AugustaWellington wins 19-10. Sept. 27CollegiateCollegiate wins 49-21. Sedan2042 by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Wellington hopes to get back on the winning track when it hosts Circle Friday night for homecoming weekend… Oxford at South Haven will be a big South-Central Border League and District battle with post-season implications… Conway Springs will get to see the new and improved Wichita Trinity that just toppled Garden Plain last weekend… Series history: Wellington has owned this series in this century, going 11-1. There were a few times when the team played in the 1990s, but the Crusaders owned those games as well. The lone victory for Circle came in 2010, when Oklahoma University lineman Jordan Phillips was a senior.Circle (11-1)2000 – Wellington 35 Circle 02001 – Wellington 34 Circle 72001 – Wellington 35 Circle 7 district2002 – Wellington 45 Circle 02003 – Wellington 33 Circle 72006 – Wellington 7 Circle 32007 – Wellington 21 Circle 02008 – Wellington 33 Circle 82009 – Wellington 23 Circle 182010 – Wellington 19 Circle 382011 – Wellington 57 Circle 192012 – Wellington 36 Circle 12 ••••• Oct. 25Mulvanehome South Haven1119 Oct. 4Circlehome Oct. 18Clearwateraway CONWAY SPRINGS AT WICHITA TRINITY (CJ COMPUTER pick: Conway Springs)On the northwest corner of the county, another Cardinal team is preparing for a big game. Conway Springs will be traveling into Wichita in hopes of crushing the sudden rise of the Trinity Knights.Trinity upset Garden Plain 47-26. Considering the final score, not sure if you could call it an upset. Tyler Burns rushed for a jaw-dropping 379 yards for Trinity. He had touchdowns of 65, 61 and 63 yards. The Conway Springs defense has its work cut out for it.Conway Springs reentered the top five in the Class 3A Varsity Kansas football poll for the first time this season at No. 3. This could be the Cardinals toughest test of the regular season, although Garden Plain is still out there ready to play. Circle:Augusta 33 Circle 20Winfield 29 Circle 7Collegiate 42 Circle 0Andale 66 Circle 7 Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail-Division IV Wellington110.5310.7510193 CIRCLE AT WELLINGTON: Wellington (3-1), Circle (0-4). Kickoff is at 7 p.m. It’s Homecoming night. One of the Duchess candidates will be crowned at halftime: Jaedyn Ledesma, Avery Lewellen, Carlie McComb, Halynn Page, and Kelsey Whaley.The synopsis: Wellington is playing the dreaded homecoming game – the one football contest all high school coaches hate. Everyone expects you to win and yet you are dealing with all the distractions that come with homecoming.Circle isn’t having a banner year having fallen to 0-4. The Thunderbirds have scored two touchdowns in the past three weeks, and its highest scoring game was a 33-20 loss to Augusta.Wellington comes in with a bruised ego, having lost to Wichita Collegiate 49-21. It was a game in which Wellington was tied with Collegiate 21-all midway through the third quarter and then saw things significantly deteriorate in he final 12 minutes.“I don’t know what the answer is,” said Tyler Ryan, Wellington head football coach. “I looked at the film and there was nothing that changed except our execution. We weren’t making the blocks and tackles that we were earlier in the game.“I told the players that we coaches can take them so far. But the mental stuff has to come from them.”Outside the second half collapse, Wellington showed that it can play with the best of them. Collegiate didn’t bully Wellington quite like it did the two previous years. Those were mismatches. The Crusaders might have felt last Friday it was a case of letting the game get away from them.Now Wellington must switch gears and play a team it should beat. The Crusaders were huge 36-12 winners in 2012 giving Ryan his first victory as a Wellington coach. That was the game Trevor Nance debuted as a high school quarterback.But Wellington may be improved, but it doesn’t have the luxury of looking past any opponent. Circle, much like Wellington was last year, will come into the game hungry. The Crusaders need to buckle down and get this win, because the schedule gets a lot tougher after Friday. District 1WLPts Clearwater110.5310.7512283 The Topeka Capital-Journal computerized picks: Wellington. Cedar Vale02-42 Central-Burden01-21 STAFFORD AT CALDWELL (CJ COMPUTER pick: Caldwell)The Bluejays are playing a team that is hard to figure. Stafford has either destroyed its opponents, Burrton 48-0 and Hutchinson Christian Center 58-8, or losing to South Barber 48-24. Caldwell, for all its injuries, is still having a respectable season at 2-2. Udall11-12 Augusta120.333130.2569123 Injury situation: Wellington appears to be very healthy. Tyson Hodson, a key lineman for the Crusaders, has been battling sickness as of late. Ryan said he is “questionable” for Friday’s game. Other Sumner County games:OXFORD AT SOUTH HAVEN (CJ COMPUTER pick: South Haven) The playoffs are still four weeks away, but this one is a playoff caliber kind of game. For South Haven, after losing to West Elk in overtime last Friday, this is a rebound week. That’s something the Cardinal football program hasn’t experienced since 2010.“We had a really rough practice on Tuesday, and a much better one on Wednesday,” said David Hughes, South Haven head football coach. “We are approaching this game as if it is a playoff game.”Friday’s South Haven-West Elk game was a good one. The Patriots led 36-14 in the second half when South Haven flipped the switch handed the ball off to J.T. Yunker and rammed the ball down the Patriots throats. South Haven came back to tie the game at 36-all and was driving the length of the field only to fumble at the West Elk 9 in the final two minutes of the game.“We had them on the ropes,” Hughes said. “The West Elk players were hanging their heads. And then we fumbled. That gave them new life and new energy.”West Elk would get into overtime and would win on a two-point conversion. South Haven had a 22-game winning streak snapped.Hughes said South Haven is running the ball from this point forward.“We didn’t pass the ball well at all last Friday night,” Hughes said. “Once we established a running attack, then things improved significantly.” Hughes said he also is worried about his defense.“We’ve been adding all kinds of wrinkles to the defense, but we aren’t getting the job done,” Hughes said. “We aren’t physical enough.”That may not bode well for the Cardinals since Oxford comes in with a physical bunch, Hughes said.Like South Haven, Oxford is smarting from a close SCBL defeat, losing to Udall 34-26. The Eagles held a slim 28-26 lead in the first half in what was an offensive shootout. But in the second half, neither team could score until Udall scored in the fourth.The playoff implications are tremendous. Oxford, Udall, and South Haven are battling it out for second place at the moment. West Elk already has a victory over  Udall and South Haven. Only the top two teams make it to the playoffs. So the winner here, will keep its playoff hopes alive. The other team most likely will be out or in significant amount of trouble as far as post season is concerned.The District standings are as follows: Sept. 6GoddardWellington wins 34-28. BELLE PLAINE AT HAVEN (CJ COMPUTER pick: Haven) Belle Plaine’s 41-12 loss to Bluestem last week was a bummer. But the Dragons have another opportunity for a victory this week. Haven comes into the game 0-4. Overall West Elk2022 League Oct. 31Winfieldaway AV-CTL standings:  TeamWinsLossPct.WinsLossPct.ForAgainst Oxford01-8 Sept. 13ConcordiaWellington wins 27-6. HOPE AT ARGONIA-ATTICA (Argonia homecoming) (CJ COMPUTER pick: Hope)What game would have been played this week had Argonia and Attica not merged their football programs? It would be Argonia vs. Attica. The Hope game was scheduled this spring. Hope comes to the Argonia homecoming sporting a 3-1 record having beat its three opponents by a 164-42 margin including a 50-0 win over Chase and 54-6 win over White City. The A&A Titans are riding a 3-1 record after beating Cunningham last week 42-20. Wichita Collegiate110.5220.514786 8-Man I Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. 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Sumner Newscow straw poll vote: Sumner County Commissioner race District 3

first_imgWhat Republican would you vote for as 3rd District Sumner County Commissioner Cliff Bales Jason Boyd Undecided View Results  Loading …By Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The Third District Sumner County Commissioner Republican Primary will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Incumbent Cliff Bales of Oxford is being challenged by Jason Boyd of South Haven. Only voters in Sumner County’s third district will be voting in this race. The third district is in white in the maps below. Please vote in this straw poll if you are a registered Republican living in the third district and plan on voting on Tuesday.Jason BoydCliff BalesClick for larger image of Commissioner District Sumner County Map hereClick for larger image of  Commissioner District Wellington map hereFollow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (21) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +4 Vote up Vote down boydsupport · 315 weeks ago Looking forward to seeing Jason win and becoming an active member on the county commission board. We need representation for the southern part of the county. Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago +5 Vote up Vote down Mulvane Proud · 315 weeks ago I hope this is a sign of younger people getting involved in the communities they live in. We need a younger new prospective to get with the times. The old men have gotten us along but we need someone with excitement and passion to start making things better and moving us in a better direction instead of the same good ol boy stuff. Mr. Boyd I wish you the best of luck and I know you have my families support!! Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago -4 Vote up Vote down Cliff Crum · 315 weeks ago I would have to say Cliff Bales all the way. I know for a fact you go to him with a problem and he has always done his best to solve it. He also is a strait and forward person. You all need to remember the old saying a closed mouth never eats , open your mouthtell them what you need and I will beat Cliff Bales will be the first to stand up. Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago +5 Vote up Vote down Outsider Watching · 315 weeks ago I firmly believe both are a good choice but think like Mulvane proud says about bringing young blood onto the commission. There are going to be a lot of drastic changes coming with the Kaw Nation Tribe building their new casino now at the Braman Exit. We are going to get to see now for ourselves what we said all along about exit 19. People didnt think they would drive 14 extra miles to a casino now we will watch them drive to the OK Line to gamble. Sumner County and Mulvane are in a world of hurt if the Kansas star wins their tax appraisals appeals for 2012, 2013, 2014. All this money the county has been giving away seems all for not and I want to see members on the county commission that will be looking at the future instead of just for the now. Good Luck Jason Boyd on your quest to win a seat. Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down BoydVoter · 315 weeks ago What a great asset to the County Commission Board. With years of background in Sumner County and strong roots in our county this spells nothing but positive and encouraging things for the future of the county! You have our support Mr. Boyd! Best of Luck! Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago -2 Vote up Vote down Constituent · 315 weeks ago Having new and younger candidates is exciting to see however ones that demonstrate responsibility,experience and leadership is what county needs. Mr.boyd cost taxpayers several thousands of dollars wrecking our town’s police car and has demonstrated personal gain over serving The community as his priority. Mr. Bales may not be the ideal running candidate either however he does possess the knowledge and experience to make decisions in the best interest of sumner county residents. Voters need to educate themselves before voting!! Report Reply 5 replies · active 314 weeks ago +4 Vote up Vote down Citizen · 315 weeks ago Jason Boyd will make this county proud. He is an intelligent young man with a great amount of knowledge about this county. Goodluck to you Jason Boyd. You have my vote. Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago -1 Vote up Vote down Bill · 315 weeks ago New blood yes , Boyd no way better do your home work on this guy Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago -2 Vote up Vote down Citizen · 315 weeks ago Having new and younger candidates is exciting to see however ones that demonstrate responsibility,experience and leadership is what county needs. Mr.boyd cost taxpayers several thousands of dollars wrecking our town’s police car and has demonstrated personal gain over serving The community as his priority. Mr.bales may not be ideal either however he does have fundamental knowledge needed and experience to vote for what is in the county’s best interest. People of sumner county should educate themselves before voting! How do both of these candidates measure up with leadership? What do their past employers, committees,etc have to say about their leadership and responsibility level? Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down CueballSumnernewscow 94p · 315 weeks ago http://www.sumnernewscow.com/sumner-newscow-comme… Report Reply 0 replies · active 315 weeks ago 12Next » Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. 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Oxford to hold political forum for candidates of 79th District Ed Trimmer and Larry Alley

first_imgSumner Newscow report — The Oxford High School government classes and the Oxford Lions Club will be holding a political forum for the Kansas State Representative 79th District between Republican candidate Larry Alley and incumbent Ed Trimmer.The event will be held Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Lions Club, on 116 N. Sumner. The moderator will be Pastor Danny Guinn of the Oxford Christian Church.The candidates will make opening remarks. Constituents will be able to fill out notecards questions they have for the candidates which will be asked by the moderator. The candidates will have three minutes for a response to each question, and a candidate will be allowed a one minute rebuttal.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

Oxford boys and girls playing for Fairfield Tournament Championship; other scores…

first_imgCENTRAL-BURDEN: Moore 8, Beavers 12, Liebau 5, Mannon 8, Loewer 5. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Caldwell159128—44 Caldwell11201415—60 Boys: Caldwell 60, C-Burden 39 Caldwell – Lee 10, Bruey 10, Halling 9, Ward 11, Schmidt 4, Kendrick 8, Wencel 8. Central514712—38 NORWICH: Stephens 9, Behrens 2, Garison 6, Schroeder 16, Kelly 21, Guykendall 4. Boys: Norwich 50, Argonia 41 ARGONIA: Wells 11, Koerner 12, Hemberger 8, Swart 8, Pierce 2. Sumner Newscow report — The Oxford boys and girls will be playing for the Fairfield Tournament Championship while Caldwell boys and girls were victorious over Central-Burden in the Border Queen Tournament Classic in Caldwell. Norwich boys and girls sweep Argonia.Oxford boys: 45 Fairfield 38Oxford 12 11 10 12 45Fairfield 4 7 8 16 38Oxford: Grant Smith 1, Derek Williams 15, Daelyn Haskins 1, Colter Silhan 10, Timmie Catlin 12, Oggie Shimkus 4, Kyson Perrin 2Fairfield: Osenbaugh 1, Williams 2, Voeller 6, Burns 6, Dealy 23FT: Oxford 5/8, Fairfield 8/9. 3pters: Fairfield 5 (Dealy 5).Caldwell Border-Queen Tournament Classic scores:  Argonia126914—41 Argonia391010—32 Norwich15141316—53 CALDWELL: S. Schmidt 6, K. Schmidt 2, Stuewe 8, Bardsley 14, Dvorak 4, Arnett 10. C-Burden751017—39 NORWICH: Norris 7, Roe 2, Doll 14, Allender 4, Kyle 8, Poe 9, Mace 6. Girls: Norwich 58, Argonia 32 ARGONIA: Thompson 2, F. Gaddie 18, Tracy 12. Girls: Caldwell 44, C-Burden 38 Central-Burden – Lawson 3, Beavers 7, Koppelmann 3, Handlin 3, Loewer 12, Jimenez 3. Pond Creek-Hunter Tournament:DCLA 51 South Haven boys 41.  Scoring: Pounds 2, Nicholson 6, McConnell 2, Short 11, Harris 2, Bacon 2, Ray 9, Carner 7. Total: 15 (3) 4-6 41.Follow us on Twitter. Norwich7111814—50last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Monday, January 12, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes for Monday, January 12, 2015:•3:10 a.m. Officers took a report of a citizens assist known subject in the 100 block N. High, Wellington.•3:15 p.m. Injury accident at Gardner and Woodsway, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Misty D. Skaggs, 37, Wellington and Theresa Shapley, 44, Wellington.•Chelsea A. Moore, 18, Wellington was served a summons to appear for dog at large.•8:40 p.m. Stacy J. Bright, 45, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for illegal registration.last_img

Kelly Green, Jazzy Pettegrew file to run for Wellington mayor; no one files for school board this week; deadline is Tuesday

first_imgBy Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — This is the final Friday update for filings for Wellington school board, city council and all other local county races. The filing deadline is Tuesday, January 27, 2015.Kelly GreenThere were no Wellington school board races this week. Two candidates filed for mayor: Kelly Green and Jazzy Pettegrew. Green, an incumbent, also is running as a city council person.Wellington City Clerk Shane Shields said it is legal to run for both positions. If Green is elected as a mayor and a council person then she can decide which position she wishes to take. If Green should be elected to both, the office she chooses not to accept would be considered vacant. It would then be filled according to state statute. Statute provides that the governing body appoints someone to fill the vacancy.Second Class City and Third Class City Candidates may file with their city clerk. For those candidates, their fillings may not be listed here until the filing deadline and they are forwarded to the clerk’s office by the city clerk. Caldwell and Wellington are second class, all others are third class.The county filings as of today at the Sumner County Clerk’s office are as follows:  Wellington, Ks 67152 5 Council membersPaula HillsPO Box 46Geuda Springs, Ks 670511/22/15 USD359   Argonia School BoardDist. 1, Position 1Brian Fitch112 N PlumArgonia, KS 6700412/23/14 Brian Mayfield420 N PacificOxford, Ks 671191/15/15 Jim Valentine1020 N WashingtonWellington, Ks 671521/6/15 Geuda Springs CityMayor South Haven, Ks 67140 Wellington, Ks 67152 At-Large, Position 7Joseph Allen1253 W 40th Ave NArgonia, KS 670041/13/15 Dist 2, Position 2John Murray1043 E 100th Ave.Belle Plaine, KS 670131/21/15 Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! 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Thank you for your input. +4 Vote up Vote down Shane Shields · 289 weeks ago Tracy, I do not know where you received the information that the runner up would go in her place of the seat she decides to not fill, that is not information I provided. That information is not correct. If Mrs. Green should be elected to both, the office she chooses not to accept would be considered vacant. It would then be filled according to state statute. Statute provides that the governing body appoints someone to fill the vacancy. Report Reply 1 reply · active 289 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Just saying · 289 weeks ago Tracy, it is four days away. Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago -7 Vote up Vote down concerned · 289 weeks ago Tracy, you need to run for mayor. You have alot of experience on the city council and would make an excellent mayor. Report Reply 1 reply · active 289 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down Nonya · 289 weeks ago Mrs. Pettegrew needs to put her hat in for the regular council also. It would be nice to see some new faces up there. Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down WHS 1966 · 289 weeks ago Wellington is starving for a Mayor since Roger decided not to run. The Mayor is a full-time job that represents the City of Wellington. It is very time-consuming. You have to be very out going and have a strong personality. I wish someone from the business sector would step forward that has that time to give. The Mayor can’t have an hourly 9 to 5 job and needs to be available anytime. There are a lot of qualified people in this community if they would come forward. I know my limitations, having spent a couple of terms on the council. I’m not sure Ms. Green is right for this job, but best of luck to her. Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago +9 Vote up Vote down CueballSumnernewscow 94p · 289 weeks ago I think Vince Wetta would be a great Mayor. He has always handled himself in a dignified fashion and he loves Wellington. Report Reply 1 reply · active 289 weeks ago +4 Vote up Vote down wishful thinking · 289 weeks ago If only the Mayor position came with full time wages, you might have more people willing to invest their time. Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down question · 289 weeks ago What is the pay? Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down wishful thinking · 289 weeks ago I believe $200 mayor, $100 councilman per month. Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago +9 Vote up Vote down WellMom · 289 weeks ago I for one will not be giving Kelly Green a vote for either position. In essence I could be handing my right to appoint a representative right over to the sitting counsel. I prefer someone that has a vision for a certain position vs someone willing to throw a couple of things at the wall and see which one will stick. Report Reply 0 replies · active 289 weeks ago 12Next » Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments 5 Council members Paul Mark Arnold203 S MarketCaldwell, KS 670221/20/15 Geuda Springs, Ks 67051 Dist 3, Position 3Robert White179 E 90th St. SWellington, KS 671521/9/15 At-Large, Position 7Brandon J. Pauly, DVM25800 W 119th St. SConway Springs, KS 670311/13/15 USD509       South Haven School Board4 At-Large positionsLuke Theurer524 E 120th St. SSouth Haven, KS 671401/12/15 Dist 2, Position 2Adonica Collingsworth402 N Sumner AveOxford, KS 671191/14/15 Conway Springs City3 Council membersJanet Wiseley515 W ParallelConway Springs, KS 670311/16/15 USD357        Belle Plaine School BoardDist. 1, Position 1Stephanie Scott801 N Foulk Dr.Belle Plaine, KS 670131/5/15 At-Large, Position 7Justin Shepherd1741 E 80th St. SOxford, KS 671191/2/15 USD360  Caldwell School Board4 At-Large positionsWm. Brian Daily308 N MarketCaldwell, KS 6702212/11/14 Lonnie L. Patrick511 N Merchant St.Belle Plaine, KS 670131/15/15 T. Bub Rothgeb618 N LineBelle Plaine, KS 670131/13/15 Dist 3, Position 3David Gaddie253 S Argonia Rd.Argonia, KS 670041/5/15 Mayfield, Ks 67103 Clifton Risley105 S Osage St.Caldwell, KS 6702212/30/14 Dist 3, Position 3Rodney E. Bell123 N Main St.Belle Plaine, KS 670131/12/15 Kim Woodrow815 N JeffersonWellington, Ks 671521/15/15 Geuda Springs, Ks 67051 Argonia City3 Council membersDouglas Boese604 N HighArgonia, KS 670041/16/15 Monica Barton112 E 7th Ave.Belle Plaine, KS 670131/16/15 Geuda Springs, Ks 67051 South Haven, Ks 67140 Joel D. Rouse630 E 10th Ave.Belle Plaine, KS 670131/13/15 Dist 3, Position 3James F. Stambaugh411 S WashingtonBelle Plaine, KS 670131/13/15 Dist 3, Position 3Dorinda Neises1526 E 50th St. SOxford, KS 671191/12/15 Robert T. Narron212 S WashingtonBelle Plaine, KS 670131/20/15 South HavenCityMayor USD358     Oxford School BoardDist. 1, Position 1 Jazzy PettegrewWellington, Ks 67152 Gage Overall624 W Ave ACaldwell, KS 670221/20/15 JurisdictionOffice/s OpenNameMailing AddrCity/St/ZipDate Filed Dist 2, Position 2 Belle Plaine CityMayorRichard Penn1130 N BurrowsBelle Plaine, KS 670131/13/15 South Haven, Ks 67140 USD356 Conway Springs School BoardDist. 1, Position 1Bill Dalbom11546 S 311th St. WConway Springs, KS 670311/7/15 Dist 2, Postion 2Ryan BainPO Box 1004Oxford, KS 671191/20/15 Richard BainPO BOX 525Oxford, Ks 671191/15/15 Dist 2, Position 2M. Shane Morrison1663 W 40th Ave NArgonia, KS 670041/9/15 Mayfield CityMayor At-Large, Position 7Burke A. BringerPO Box 399Belle Plaine, KS 670131/16/15 At-Large, Position 7Christy FellPO Box 616Belle Plaine, KS 670131/16/15 3 Council members Follow us on Twitter. 2 Council membersRichard Penn1130 N BurrowsBelle Plaine, KS 670131/13/15 5 Council members Oxford City3 Council membersTom LowryPO Box 417Oxford, Ks 671191/13/15 2 Council membersDiana Locke403 S MainSouth Haven, Ks 671401/16/15 Milan CityMayorBoyd L. Jones207 N AdamsMilan, Ks 671051/14/15 Unexpired PositionSteven NicholsonPO Box 161South Haven, KS 671401/16/15 Caldwell CityMayorBill SchwertfegerPO Box 8Caldwell, KS 670221/20/15 5 Council members Wellington, Ks 67152 Wellington CityMayorKelly L. Green215 South GWellington, Ks 671521/22/15 Dist 2, Position 2Eddie D. Allen114 N 6thConway Springs, KS 670311/7/15 Wellington, Ks 67152 Wellington, Ks 67152 South Haven, Ks 67140 South Haven, Ks 67140 USD353 Wellington School BoardDist. 1, Position 1Angie Ratcliff1321 Huron Ct.Wellington, KS 671521/15/15 Mayfield, Ks 67103 At-Large, Position 7 Kelly L. Green215 South GWellington, Ks 671521/22/15 Geuda Springs, Ks 67051 Hunnewell CityMayor Dist 2, Position 5 (unexpired term)Aaron Lange1074 N Conway Springs Rd.Conway Springs, KS 670311/8/15 Geuda Springs, Ks 67051 Milan, Ks 67105 Dist 3, Position 3Bruce Harrington965 W 60th Ave. NConway Springs, KS 670311/7/15last_img read more

Adam Wainwright back for another year of ‘Was this your final start for the Cardinals?’ questions

first_img“I didn’t feel like today was my last day. I feel like this team’s going to get me back home and give me a chance to hopefully close it out.”The Nationals, of course, wrapped up the NLCS at home. Wainwright didn’t have a chance to close out the series at home, but with Tuesday’s news, it’s clear that wasn’t his last start for the Cardinals. MORE: Six logical landing spots for Madison BumgarnerIt’s a move that makes a lot of sense for both sides. Wainwright is clearly a fan favorite; his legacy began as a rookie reliever in 2006, when his ninth-inning dominance in the postseason helped the Cardinals to a surprising World Series title, the 10th in franchise history, and continued through four seasons with top-three Cy Young finishes and a stellar October track record — 2.81 ERA in 105 2/3 career playoff innings. And he was solidly reliable in 2019, too. In his Age 37 season, Wainwright made 31 starts, was second in the rotation with 8.0 strikeouts per nine innings and posted a 4.19 ERA, with a 4.36 FIP. He’s not a top-of-the-rotation guy at this point in his career, but those are numbers any team would welcome from a fourth starter. Especially if that fourth starter is a solid clubhouse presence, a fan favorite and a pillar in the community. Just for fun, though, let’s look at how Wainwright dealt with those “do you think your time with the Cardinals is done?” questions. In his final regular-season start, on Sept. 28, the Cardinals had a chance to possibly clinch the division title against the Cubs. Wainwright wasn’t good, to say the least. He didn’t survive the fifth inning, allowing six runs on 12 hits in a game the Cardinals lost 8-6. “I couldn’t be more disappointed in me,” Wainwright said. “I feel good, but my front side’s flying open. I’ve got to keep that closed way longer to keep me on target. That’s why my breaking ball’s hanging and my fastball’s up a little bit. I’m trying to correct it mid-game, but having a hard time doing it.”Did he think it was his final start?“Yeah, that’s not my last start. But it doesn’t make it any easier for me. It really ticks me off, actually. I really hate not coming through for the team. Everybody believed in me to go out there and deliver a good game, and I didn’t do it.”Wainwright started Game 3 of the NLDS against the Braves. He was brilliant this time, striking out eight and allowing just four hits in 7 2/3 shutout innings. The ovation when he left the mound at Busch Stadium was intense. “The crowd made me feel pretty good, walking off the mound today,” Wainwright said. “That was a cool time of mutual respect out there. I was loving every minute of that game. That’s one of the most fun games I’ve ever pitched, against a great lineup, in a great atmosphere at home.”The Cardinals lost that one, too, though. Closer Carlos Martinez gave up three runs with two outs in the ninth inning and the Braves pulled off the stunning 3-2 win. That gave Atlanta a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-five series. Did he think it was his final start?“I never once felt like today was it. Either we’ve got more games to win, or I’ve got more games to pitch.” The Cardinals, as you know, rallied to win Games 4 and 5 to advance to the NLCS. Wainwright took the ball for Game 2 of the NLCS against the Nationals, again at home. He was again brilliant, allowing just one solo home run into the eighth inning. This time, though, he didn’t make the necessary pitch, and Adam Eaton’s double scored two to put the Nationals up 3-0. In his 7 1/3 innings, he struck out 11 — his October career high — and didn’t look like a pitcher who was planning to retire after the season. “I feel as good or better right now than I have in, I can’t even remember how long,” he said. Did he think it was his final start? If the Cardinals wanted to find a way to fund Adam Wainwright’s return to the rotation for the 2020 season, they should have charged television reporters $10 every time they asked the veteran right-hander whether he thought he’d just made his final start in the only big league uniform he’s worn in his outstanding 15-season career. Turns out, a franchise that has drawn more than 3 million fans in 21 of the past 22 seasons didn’t have to pass the hat through the press box — even though a player who’s honest and insightful with his interviews is worth his weight in journalistic gold — and the Cardinals and Wainwright agreed to a one-year deal that will keep the 38-year-old starter in the family for at least one more year. Terms were not disclosed, per team policy, though the number will be reported soon. last_img read more

Redskins’ Dwayne Haskins takes selfies with fans, misses final play of first career win

first_imgFabian Moreau intercepted Lions QB Jeff Driskell to clinch the victory following the ensuing kickoff, but there were two seconds left on the game clock. The most memorable moment — or non-moment — for Haskins came on the final kneel-down, a play for which he was nowhere to be found. Dwayne Haskins was looking for a Kodak moment.The Redskins rookie QB wasn’t exactly picture perfect in his first career win vs. the Lions; he went 13-of-29 passing for 156 yards and an interception in the 19-16 victory. A fourth-quarter drive led Washington to a go-ahead field goal. But as the ‘Skins squeaked out a win, Haskins wasn’t on the field to seal the deal. Haskins was actually still on the sidelines, taking photos with fans and hyping up the crowd.Dwayne Haskins takes a selfie with fans while Case Keenum has to do the victory formation pic.twitter.com/Y76AL2cquF— CJ Fogler (@cjzer0) November 24, 2019Redskins interim coach Bill Callahan went searching for his QB but had no luck. He instead put Case Keenum on the field to take the game’s final snap.“I think he thought the game was over,” Callahan said, per ProFootballTalk. “I’m happy we won. We’ll address that.”last_img read more

Remembering ‘Coach K College Basketball’ on Sega Genesis 25 years later

first_imgEvery time the NCAA inches closer to allowing players to be compensated for their likeness, Twitter rejoices at the anticipated return of the “NCAA Football” series.  Yet it’s the game that features former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon — who was later involved in a 2009 lawsuit against the NCAA that led to the end of the EA Sports series — that I miss even more.   “Coach K College Basketball” on the Sega Genesis is the most underrated sports video game of all time. Released in 1995, it was the first true college basketball game with actual players, 32 teams and eight throwback championship teams. You could settle 1990 UNLV vs. 1976 Indiana on the court.  MORE: Ranking the top five sports video games of the 2010sThe game capitalized on the popularity generated by the Duke national championship teams, the Fab Five and March Madness in the 1990s, and gave users a fast-paced basketball game that spliced off the EA Sports “NBA Live” series.  The details were part of the charm. Players wore T-shirts. You could shatter the backboard like Darvin Ham. There were hot spots where you could not miss. At the time, there was not a better basketball game.  This game checked every box, especially this time of year. We didn’t watch the tournament that year. We played our own 32-team Coach K tournament, and we still talk about some of those games just as much.  — Arkansas and Kentucky were so much fun on that game. Running the Kentucky press or getting up and down with “40 Minutes of Hell” was always a thrill, but it was more pressure to play with those teams.  — This game was released a year after Temple’s John Chaney went after UMass coach John Calipari in a press conference. One of my friends would not just be Temple in the game. He would dress up like Chaney with a white shirt and tie, run the match-up zone defense and purposely hold the ball until the shot clock neared zero. He would win games with scores such as 13-9. We still talk about “Temple Ball” all the time.  — I won the 32-team tournament with Syracuse. This was well before Jim Boeheim claimed his first national championship in 2003. That’s not a humble brag. That’s bragging rights for life. My buddies will dispute that, but they know they couldn’t stop Lawrence Moten and John Wallace.  FAGAN: Predicting the Field of 68 for the 2020 NCAA TournamentThat game also had more than a one-year shelf life, and that’s what made it work so well with the NCAA tournament. We were still playing it in 1996 and 1997, and we had to pause a game to watch Princeton beat UCLA in that legendary upset. We all remember that moment, too.  Of course, it did not have staying power. O’Bannon would sue the NCAA after his likeness appeared in “2009 NCAA Basketball.” EA Sports reached a settlement with him, and we’ve been waiting for the return of college football and basketball games ever since.  It seems like that day is drawing closer, and we’ll get our football back. Can we get “Coach K” back, too? Hey, he’s still around.  I’ll be ready. I still have the old Sega Genesis but it needs an adapter. At a flea market last summer, I came across “Madden 94,” “NHL 94” and “Coach K Basketball” for $1 each. I felt like James W. Marshall in Sutter’s Mill, but I was most excited about “Coach K” by far. With March Madness approaching next week, it might be time to get that adapter and fire up a 25th anniversary tournament in the projector on the basement.  That is, if anybody wants a piece of Syracuse.last_img read more

Tom Brady, Wayne Gretzky and seven of the craziest facts in sports history

first_imgIn honor of these strange times, we’ve dug through the archives to bring you seven of the strangest stats and facts in sports history. Hopefully, they can keep you entertained and occupied while we wait for normality, or something like it, to return. Here they are in no particular order: Statistically, Tom Brady has a higher percentage of making the Super Bowl than Steph Curry does of making a three-pointerYou’re given $10,000 and you have to bet on one: Tom Brady making the Super Bowl or Steph Curry making a three-pointer. It seems like it’d be an obvious choice; Tom Brady might be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all-time but making a single three-pointer is a lot easier than making it all the way to the Super Bowl over the course of an entire NFL season. However, in his 19 years as an NFL starter, Brady has made the Super Bowl on nine occasions, which is about 47 percent of the time. Curry has attempted 5739 three-pointers in his career and made 2495 of them, giving him roughly a 43 percent success rate. That means, statistically, it’s been more likely for Brady to make the Super Bowl than for Curry to make a three-pointer over the course of their careers. We’ll see if Brady can keep that stat alive with his new team next season. MORE: Tom Brady reveals why he left the Patriots for Tampa BayIn 1919, an MLB pitcher earned a complete-game win despite being struck by lightning Ray Caldwell was an MLB pitcher in the early 20th century for the Yankees, Red Sox and Indians. He had a decent career, finishing with a 133-120 record after 11 years in the league, but he’s best known for his performance in a game in August 1919. Caldwell was on the mound for the Indians against the Philadelphia Athletics and had the team up 2-1 in the top of the ninth inning. Suddenly, a lightning bolt struck the field. “The bolts flashed here and there, causing much excitement,” Harry P. Edwards wrote in The Sporting News just over a century ago. “There was a blinding flash that seemed to set the diamond on fire and Caldwell was knocked flat from the shock of it.”According to Edwards, Caldwell “lay stretched out in the pitcher’s box,” and his teammates feared “he may have been killed.” However, he picked himself up from the ground moments later to the amazement of fans and teammates. After presumably rubbing some dirt on it, he proceeded to get the final out to seal the win. Michael Phelps holds the record for the longest golf putt ever made on cameraMichael Phelps is an athlete with plenty of amazing records to his name, but you probably never knew this was one of them. The legendary swimmer is also an avid golfer, even playing in the Pro-Am at the Phoenix Open the past couple of years, but his highlight in the sport came back at the 2012 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. Facing 53 yards to the hole, Phelps whipped out his putter and proceeded to absolutely drain the shot. The 159-foot bomb still holds the record for the longest made putt ever caught on camera. Larry Fitzgerald has more tackles than drops in his careerLarry Fitzgerald has been the model of consistency throughout his 16-year NFL career, but this stat takes it to superhuman levels. Fitzgerald only has 29 total drops to his name, which is 11 less than his 40 total tackles. It’s impressive not only because it shows how reliable he’s been as a wideout, but also because 40 tackles is a pretty darn high number for a receiver. Wideouts are often out of the play when a turnover happens, so it shows Fitz’s determination and never-quit attitude. Former NBA player Eric Money played — and scored — for two teams in the same gameIn November 1978, the Nets and the 76ers squared off in an early-season NBA matchup. Things started to get weird when a Nets player received his second technical foul, resulting in an ejection. He kicked a chair while walking off the court, which led referee Richie Powers to T him up again. Nets coach Kevin Loughery, who had one tech already, furiously protested, and Powers slapped HIM with two additional technicals. Because receiving three technical fouls in a game is supposed to be impossible, the Nets convinced NBA Commissioner Larry O’Brien to let them replay the second half of the game at a later date. However, between the first game in November and the second game in March, guard Eric Money was traded from the Nets to the 76ers. He ended up officially playing the first half for New Jersey and the second half for Philadelphia. It resulted in one of the strangest stories, and box scores, in NBA history.  If you took away all of Wayne Gretzky’s goals, he’d still be the NHL’s all-time points leaderThis is more amazing than it is strange. Gretzky is the all-time NHL leader in points (2,857) and goals (894), both impressive stats on their own, but if you took away all of Gretzky’s goals he would still be the all-time points leader. Even if “The Great One” had never scored a single NHL goal, his 1,963 assists would put him 62 points ahead of Jaromir Jagr (1,921) in second place. MORE: April 18, 1999: Gretzky’s final NHL gameMore men have walked on the moon than have scored an earned run against Mariano Rivera in the playoffsMariano Rivera’s legendary career for the Yankees has its fair share of impressive stats, but this one stands out above the rest. In 140 innings of postseason baseball, Rivera only allowed 11 earned runs. That figure is less than the 12 people who have walked on the moon. It is literally more common for a human being to have stepped foot on the moon than it is for them to have scored against Rivera in the playoffs. When he retired from the MLB in 2013, Rivera ensured that this stat will live on forever. These are strange times, there’s no question about that. With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc throughout the sports world — and the real world — our lives have been filled with uncertainty for the past month. Fans everywhere have gone weeks without being able to watch their favorite teams, and the void in our lives has made us all realize how much we take the crazy, wonderful world of sports for granted. But we’re here to help.last_img read more