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Teacher hailed as hero in shooting Two dead, one injured in Nevada school killings

By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang. Police said a Sparks Middle School student was the lone gunman who injured two young classmates, killed himself and took the life of an 8th-grade math teacher who tried to stop the rampage. The teacher, former serviceman Michael Landsberry, 45, was being hailed for trying to protect students from a shooting that was witnessed by 20 or 30 children. “We have a lot of heroes today, including our

children ... and our fallen hero, an amazing teacher,” Washoe County School District Superintendent Pedro Martinez said. Authorities did not provide a motive for the shooting, and it’s not known where he got the gun. The 12-year-old wounded students were listed in stable condition. One was shot in the shoulder, and the other was hit in the abdomen. Parents clung to their teary-eyed children at an evacuation center, while the community struggled to make sense of the latest episode of schoolyard violence to rock the nation less than a year after the massacre in Newtown, Conn. Sparks, a city of roughly 90,000 that sprung out of the railway industry, lies just east of Reno. A family takes a photo of a memorial after a shooting at Spark

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Horse owners deal with high hay prices

Dan Dellinger, American Legion national commander, visits with Iolans Stanley Dreher, right, and Bob Burns before speaking at a breakfast meeting at Post 15 Monday morning. REGISTER/BOB


A legion of support

By BOB JOHNSON The Iola Register

“It’s a shame Congress isn’t doing what it’s there to do,” Dan Dellinger said here Monday morning. Dellinger, from Vienna, Va.., is national commander of the American Legion. He was at Iola American Legion Post 15 for a breakfast meeting, attended by about 30 local and state legionnaires. Congress should concern itself with passing a budget, not shutting down government and threatening to throw the country into default on its financial obligations, Dellinger

said. “I was in Flagstaff, Ariz., two weeks ago when I got a call to come to Washington,” Dellinger recalled. When he arrived, there was a fence “in front of the World War II memorial and the gates were closed,” an outcome of the federal shutdown. “The memorial always should be open, it’s there to honor veterans.” Memorials should be immune from politics, he continued. “Those who put on uniforms shouldn’t be pawns.” He noted “the G.I. Bill made the United States what it is today.” See LEGION | Page A3

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas horse owners are being forced to thin their herds because they can’t afford the rising cost of hay, while others are buying lower-quality hay or cutting back on how much they are feeding their animals. Careen Cain, founder and president of Wakarusa-based Shooting Star Equine Rescue, told The Topeka CapitalJournal she hears from people five to 10 times a month who are looking for new homes for their horses. The most common reason people cite for giving up a horse is that they can no longer take care of the animal, she said. Often that’s because of problems such as lost jobs, personal medical bills — and the rising cost of hay, she said. Large round bales of hay that cost $35 to $40 each in 2011 peaked last year at $115 to $120 before falling to the current price of $40 to $60 apiece. Drought conditions are largely to blame for the crippling price hikes over the past two or three years, said Marty Bloomquist, who runs Dancing Star Ranch near Te-

cumseh with her husband. A lack of moisture meant less hay was grown, cutting sharply into the region’s supply, she said. Bloomquist, whose land on her ranch has produced significantly more hay this year than last, said she is having no trouble feeding the 15 horses on her property. “You won’t see any ribs here,” she said. Still, pastures in the area need time to recover, she said, noting that rising hay prices seem to have put the most pressure on horse owners who can least afford them. Bloomquist said she saw four horses get progressively thinner this year as they were kept in a lot east of Topeka, and she was sure their owners didn’t have enough money to pay for hay. The owners eventually gave up one of the horses, a former thoroughbred racehorse that was getting particularly thin, Bloomquist said. He came to live at her ranch, where he was brought back to health and now is being ridden at a ranch in the Flint Hills.

‘Ring of Fire’ to ignite Bowlus stage By KAYLA BANZET The Iola Register

Actors perform a number during the “Ring of Fire”- at an earlier performance. The musical is at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center Saturday. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Bowlus, or at the door. COURTESY PHOTO

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The national tour of “Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash” will make its way to the Bowlus Fine Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The musical features a company of performers that takes audience members through Johnny Cash’s life. Cash is not impersonated, but actors portay his achievements, including his performances at the Grand Ole Opry. “Ring of Fire” was originally See BOWLUS | Page A3

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The Iola Register

Obituaries Warren Park

Steven Burt

Warren Regan Park, first born of Aubrey Glen “Cub” and Jessie Lou Swart Park, was born May 4, 1948 in Colby, and passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Sky Ridge Medical Center, Lone Tree, Colo. Warren was a life-long resident of Oakley, and attended college at the University of Kansas and Fort Hays State University. Warren began working as a teenager on the farm with his uncle Alf Swart during the summer and also at the family-owned business, Swart-Park Motors, Inc. The dealership served Oakley and the area Warren Park for many years. Warren eventually became the sole owner-operator until poor health forced him to close the dealership on May 31, 2013. Warren married Gail Ann Cook on Aug. 16, 1970, and together they raised three children: Matthew, Andrew and Wendy. The family enjoyed boating, camping, skiing and watching the boys during their sport activities, which were treasured moments for Warren. Warren was very proud of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and he loved them dearly. Uncle Alf Swart told Warren that to be successful, you had to be involved in the community and support events. Warren took this advice to heart. One of Warren’s favorite events was the annual Kansas State Cornhusking Contest — the 42nd annual event just occurred this past Saturday — he had the best seat in the house and didn’t have to lift a finger. Warren served in many local leadership positions — Logan County Hospital Board, Oakley Chamber of Commerce Board and the Oakley Recreation Board. Business-related affiliations that Warren enjoyed included the Midwest Ford Dealers Association and the Ford Advertising group. Other organizations that he enjoyed were the Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts, Oakley Kids Wrestling Club, Jaycees, Masonic Lodge, Logan County Shrine Club, and the Oakley Ambassadors. Warren was also a familiar face as an announcer or referee at wrestling matches or helping at football games with the chain-gang. In 2007, Warren and Cora Lee Samuelson were married and together they continued as leaders and supporters of community events. As a new businessperson in Oakley, Cora Lee recognized Warren’s love of being a downtown businessman, admired his commitment to “shop Oakley” and learned from him that an event like cornhusking makes absolutely no sense until you get involved and you pour your heart and soul into it. Warren’s commitment to cornhusking was all for the recognition it would bring to Oakley by bringing visitors to Oakley. As a consumer, Warren’s first commitment was supporting other fellow Oakley businesses — cost was second in priority. Warren also volunteered his handy-man talents at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center by helping with many projects. He enjoyed chatting with the visitors and always encouraged them to visit area sites. Warren had a “big heart” and received personal satisfaction in helping people for 36 years as an EMT, which resulted in a positive impact on many people. With much sadness, Warren turned in his emergency radio due to his failing health. However, he was always ready to pull out the first-aid kit and look at a wound and begin treatment. Over the years, as travelers were towed into the dealership Warren bent over backward to help the stranded travelers find a way to get on to their destination. More than once, he delivered them to their destination himself. Warren was preceded in death by his parents, Cub, in 2009, and Jessie in 2001, and sister, Nancy Park Windsor, 1987. Survivors include his wife, Cora Lee, Oakley; two sons, Matt Park and wife, Cristy, Oakley, Dr. Andrew Park and wife, Megha, Kansas City, Mo.; daughter, Wendy Parsons and husband, Pat, Oakley; step-sons, Mark and Steven Samuelson, Oakley; grandchildren, Tyler, Kylie, and Ella Park, Oakley, and Annie Kautz, Fort Collins, Colo., Siddhartha Park, Kansas City, Mo., and Sydney Parsons, Oakley, Alan and April Parsons and their sons, Sol, Kiba and Logan Parsons, Lawrence, Kara and her daughter, Olivia Parsons, Sharon Springs, and Chelsy Parsons, Denver, Colo.; a sister, Karen and Jim Gilpin, Iola; brother, Wade Park, Iola, and brother-in-law, Thomas Windsor, Overland Park; along with three aunts, two uncles, many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services were Thursday at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center with Pastor Bob Kelly officiating. Interment followed at the Oakley Cemetery with Masonic Rites by Oakley Masonic Lodge 253. Visitation was Wednesday, at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center. Memorials to the Wild West Historical Foundation, Logan County Shrine Club and Oakley Kids Wrestling Club may be sent to Kennedy-Koster Funeral Home, P.O. Box 221, Oakley, KS 67748 condolences:

Steven “Big Steve” Burt, 62, Hepler, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg. Steven was born July 12, 1951 at Herman, Mo., a son of William “Bill” and Maxine (Greer) Burt. Steven grew up in Moran and graduated from Moran High School. He received a bachelor of science degree from Pittsburg State University as an engineer in computer drafting. Steven married Janet L. Howell on Aug. 12, 1972, in the First Christian Church in Hepler. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for various construction companies in the area. Steve enjoyed hunting and fishing when time would allow. Steve was a member of the Methodist Church in Moran and the Sons of the American Legion Post No. 26 of Girard. Survivors are his wife Janet; daughters Kristina Seastrom and her husband Michael, Hepler, and Stacy Yartz and her husband Kyle, Frontenac; his parents, Bill and Maxine Burt, Moran; grandchildren, Alexander Yartz, William Yartz, and Gabriella Yartz; his brothers, Robert “Bob” Burt, Chanute, and David Burt, Chanute; a sister, Denise Burt, Moran. Steven was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Burt. Services for Steven “Big Steve” Burt will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard with Pastor Don Wymore officiating. A private burial service will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home. Friends are invited to sign the register book at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Wednesday.    Condolences may be sent to

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Harold Thexton Harold D. Thexton, 61, Colony, passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Home in Colony. Burial will be at the Colony Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Colony Volunteer Fire and EMT. Online condolences may be left at

Shocker Hall to open next year WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University is calling its new residence hall Shocker Hall. The school announced the name Monday. Construction on the 782-bed building is on schedule, and it’s expected to open in time for the next year’s fall semester. A new 400-seat dining hall will be attached to the hall.




Besides housing most first-year students, some returning students also will live in the hall. The building will feature standard double rooms and several other configurations. Some arrangements will include living room areas. Each floor will have a laundry room, community kitchen and lounge area.







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Michael to speak at See, Hear Iola Susan Michael will be the speaker on Friday at See, Hear Iola. Michael is with the Allen County Community Foundation. Marian Highberger will also present to the crowd. Highberger will speak about the Age-to-Age preschool

program at Windsor Place in Iola. There will also be updates on city, housing and news around the town. See, Hear Iola will be at 10 a.m. at the New Community Building in Riverside Park.

Area students are KU scholars LAWRENCE — A total of 59 seniors from high schools in Chase, Coffey, Lyon and Morris counties will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars at 6:30 p.m. Monday, at a dinner and program at Webb Hall on the campus of Emporia State University. Area students to be recognized are Blake Peterson, Burlington High School, Lin-

coln Stukey, Burlington High School, and Aaron True, Southern Coffey County High School. All are from Le Roy. Ann Brill, dean of journalism and mass communications at the University of Kansas, will speak. Honored students will be guests of the alumni association and KU Endowment; parents and area alumni are welcome to attend at a cost of $15 each.

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A vehicle driven by Frank Rust, 58, Marshfield, Mo., struck a deer on U.S. 54 a mile east of Moran at 1 a.m. Monday. Rust was not injured.

Court hearing Hard 50 appeal TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments on whether revisions made last month by the Legislature in the state’s “Hard 50” sentencing law should be applied retroactively. A judge sentenced Johnson County resident Dustin B. Hilt in 2010 to life in prison without the chance of parole for 50 years for the murder of a 19-year-old woman. Hilt’s lawyer will ar-

gue today that the sentence should be thrown out in light of revisions passed by the Legislature. The amended law requires juries rather than judges to decide whether to impose the minimum 50-year sentence. Hilt is asking the state’s high court to decide if the revised law should be applied retroactively, reducing his sentence to 25, or to send the case back for determination of the sentence by a jury.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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Shooting: Student spree

Legion: Commander visits

3 minutes of the initial 911 calls “It’s not supposed to happen to find the gunman with a selfhere,� said Chanda Landsberry, inflicted gunshot wound to the the slain teacher’s sister-in- head. “They got it under control law. “We’re just Sparks — little very quickly and shut down the Sparks, Nevada. It’s unreal.� scene,� said Martini, who urged Investigators were still trylisteners on a local radio station ing to piece together the chain hours after the shooting to be of events that began around 7:15 sure all guns in their homes are a.m. Monday, 15 minutes before locked away safely. classes were set to begin for “I couldn’t understand how roughly 700 students in the 7th this kid got a gun,� he said. “I’m and 8th grades. sure his “As you parents can imagd i d n ’ t ine, the it to best deThey got it under control very quick- give him.� scription ly and shut down the scene. I couldn’t S t u is chaos,� d e n t s understand how this kid got a gun. I’m Reno Depfrom the uty Police sure his parents didn’t give it to him. m i d d le Chief Tom s c h o o l Robinson — Geno Martini, Sparks mayor a n d said. “It’s neighbortoo early to ing elsay whethementary er he was targeting people or going on an indiscriminate shoot- school were evacuated to the nearby high school, and classing spree.� It was no shock to family mem- es were canceled. The middle bers that Landsberry — a mar- school will remain closed for the ried military veteran with two week along with an adjacent elstepdaughters — would take a ementary school. “We came flying down here to bullet. get our kids,� said Mike Fiorica, “To hear that he was trying who came to the evacuation cento stop that is not surprising by ter to meet up with his nephew, any means,� said Chanda Landsa Sparks Middle school student. berry. She added his life could be “You can imagine how parents summed up by his love of family, are feeling. You don’t know if his students and his country. your kid’s OK.� On his school website, Michael The violence erupted nearly Landsberry posted a picture of a a year after a gunman horrified brown bear and took on a toughthe nation by opening fire in love tone, telling students, “I Sandy Hook Elementary School have one classroom rule and it is in Newtown, Conn., leaving 26 very simple: ‘Thou Shall Not Andead. The Dec. 14 shooting ignoy Mr. L.’� nited debate over how best to “The kids loved him,� Chanda protect the nation’s schools and Landsberry said. whether armed teachers should Sparks Mayor Geno Martini be part of that equation. said Landsberry served two The Washoe County School tours in Afghanistan with the District, which oversees Sparks Nevada National Guard and was Middle School, held a session in well known in the school comthe spring in light of the Conmunity. necticut tragedy to educate par“He proudly served his counents on what safety measures the try and was proudly defenddistrict takes. ing the students at his school,� The district has its own 38-ofhe said. The mayor praised the ficer police department. No offiquick response from law officers cers were on campus at the time who arrived at the scene within of the shooting.

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The G.I. Bill was passed by Congress in 1944 to provide a broad range of benefits for soldiers returning from World War II. By the end of 1956, about 2.2 million veterans had used the bill’s education benefits, and an additional 6.6 million for some kind of training benefits. The bill’s benefits have continued for veterans in subsequent wars and those from peace time assignments. The American Legion, with about 2.4 million members, has a National Emergency Fund, which Dellinger adopted for his project as national commander. “In the past year it has provided $750,000 to help veterans and their families following national disasters, such as Hurri-

cane Sandy and the tornadoes in Oklahoma,� he said. “I want us to raise $1 million to replenish the fund,� which may be accompanied by each member contributing 50 cents. “One thing is for sure, we will have another national emergency.� Dellinger also encouraged Post 15 members to work diligently to increase local membership. “We have a 95-year history of helping service men and women,� he said. PRIOR TO Dellinger’s comments, Gaylord Sanneman, Kansas commander, stressed the importance of state programs. The Cadet Law Academy has 50 slots open to high school juniors, Sanneman said, and 28 students competed the week-long training last


year. Held at the Highway Patrol training facility in Salina, students are tutored in law enforcement techniques, which, he said, “is a good precursor for military training or a law enforcement career.� The Kansas American Legion’s Turkey Run is a program that provides a full Thanksgiving meal for wounded soldiers and their families at Fort Riley. “The first year we had 50 families take part and last November we had 700,� Sanneman said, with the state Legion organization providing all groceries. He also encouraged Post 15 members to promote Kansas Boys and Girls State, which gives high school juniors hands-on training in state and local politics.

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produced on Broadway and now is enjoying a national tour. There are 35 songs from his music career performed in the musical. Songs include “A Boy Named Sue,� “Folsom Prison Blues,� “Jackson� and “I Walk the Line.� Richard Maltby, Jr. created the show and it was conceived by William Meade with orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby. “If watching this show, you feel you are being

drawn back to your roots, it’s not accidental,� Maltby said in a news release. “I hope, as we bring to life these wonderful songs, we will touch your heart, mind and soul as well, and take you back to part of your life you may want to return turn to.� Orchestra tickets at the Bowlus are $23, balcony $20, age 65 and older, $20/$17 and students are $11.50/$10. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information contact the Bowlus

at 365-4765. BEFORE the show there will be a reception in the Bowlus art gallery for the exhibit, “Expression: The Work of Diane Dobson Barton.� The exhibit opens at 6 p.m. Saturday and will be on display up through Nov. 23. The art gallery reception for Barton is free to the public. Barton’s primary medium is oil. She paints portraits.

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was evacuated. McArdle was arrested and admitted that he made the call because he had forgotten to fill out the paperwork for the wedding. On Tuesday a judge at Liverpool Crown Court in northwest England sentenced him to 12 months in jail. Defense lawyer Charles Lander said McArdle and Williams are still together.

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Young girls’ vulnerability was robbed Young people think they are invulnerable, immune to the ills — social and physical — that befall their elders. They take risks when they shouldn’t. They respond when you’d like to think they wouldn’t. An event that occurred in Maryville, Mo., in January 2012 is a horrifying example of things gone wrong for two teenage girls, and several boys, a little older but none the wiser. The girls, by all accounts of a lengthy investigative story in the Kansas City Star, let alcohol — first of their own volition and later forced on them — and the intrigue of social media ruin their high school years and leave them scarred for life. The girls, then 13 and 14, apparently sipped on alcohol they had hidden in one girl’s room and then were led by Twitter messages to where several older boys had gathered. What started as a lark in the wee hours of the morning was a tragedy well before sunrise. Both were violated — at their age consent isn’t an option — and one suffered more when she was returned home and left lying in a stupor on her front porch in sub-freezing temperature. Investigations followed and, for whatever reasons, ultimately no charges of consequence were pursued against the boys. Claims of prejudicial treatment surfaced, but nothing made public would compare with the heartache that haunts the girls. It is easy, from information put forth in the Star’s story, to make judgments and clamor for “justice.” But, the real shame that

unfolded is that the event occurred at all, and that it is a replication of similar ones that crop up with far too much frequency. Consumption of alcohol is fine for those of age and within proper settings, but not a stimulant that ever should find its way into the bodies of youngsters hardly more than on the brink of puberty. The second shoe that fell so conspicuously in this case is the effect of social media. Not only was it a catalyst in what happened, but afterward it became a focal point of cyber bullying, in large measure directed at the girls and their families. Electronic devices permit an unimaginable amount of information to be transmitted, read and seen every day with no governing restraints. Easy rebuttal is that parents should step in and place some controls on what their children send and receive, but in many cases adults are just as guilty of misusing social commentary, veiled in anonymity or not, instead of setting examples. It all may be a problem that only a sea change in attitude could curb, which unfortunately doesn’t appear to be anywhere on the horizon. TAKING A STEP to a higher level, we may be caught in a vortex of disgraceful behavior personified by those who should be held in highest regard, the leaders of our land who just let sheer disregard for propriety rule the day, and teetered on the very brink of destroying the country’s credibility. — Bob Johnson

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Fix online health exchanges ASAP With the U.S. government back in working order, Congress is training its sights on something else that has encountered tough going — the Obama administration’s new online health insurance marketplace. Nearly three weeks into its launch, is not working properly. People are having trouble logging in. The registration process is too onerous. Frustrating delays or cutoffs can occur at any stage. And when consumers manage to create accounts and actually purchase insurance, the site sometimes sends the wrong information to insurers. No one expected a glitchfree rollout, and at first it seemed that high demand may have crashed the portal. But the problems now appear severe and long term. News reports have revealed a process that was underfunded, rushed and put together without the technical expertise required for such a monumental task. Those are reasons for the opening flop but hardly excuses. The insurance exchanges are a core provision of the Affordable Care Act, and the administration needs to get this right. Failure to do so could have severe consequences, especially in states like Missouri and Kansas, where GOP obstruction has caused thousands of uninsured citizens to fix their hopes on the federal marketplace. States had the option of creating their own insurance exchanges. Most of those that did are outperforming the federal exchange. State-designed marketplaces in places like Washington, New York, California and even heavily Republican Kentucky have en-

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Plans were laid last night for a new Iola group that will be organized more formally in the next few days and weeks as the “Mustang Spur Club.” It is a proposed organization of adult sports followers for concentrating and demonstrating more moral support for Iola High School athletic teams, the football squad at this particular time.

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Allen County’s three-person 4-H meat judging team members, Ray Ladd, Nancy Monfort and Fred Works, took first place in national judging and overall competitions at the American Royal Livestock Exhibition last week in Kansas City. ***** Pizza Hut, a new Iola restaurant which opened today, will be managed by Steve Bohlander. ***** Dr. Eugene Myers, Iola physician, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The degree of Fellowship is attained at the completion of 600 hours of accredited medical study. The Academy is the only national medical group that requires members to take continuing study.

rolled about 150,000 persons so far, according to The Washington Post. The federal government hasn’t released any figures yet, but the number of consumers who have actually signed up for insurance is thought to be much lower than hoped for. Troubled beginnings for big, new Web-based programs are hardly novel. The portal for Medicare Part D, the prescription drug benefit, was so clunky that its launch in 2005

financial security to millions of Americans and save the health care system and federal government millions of dollars now spent to treat uninsured patients. Unfortunately, Republican politicians in Missouri and some other states are so blinded by an irrational hatred of “Obamacare” they are openly committed to seeing the exchanges fail. Voters need to let them know that is unacceptable.

Failure to get the exchanges running in a timely manner could have severe consequences, especially in states like Missouri and Kansas, where GOP obstruction has caused thousands of uninsured citizens to fix their hopes on the federal marketplace.

was delayed for three weeks. That was a Republican-backed entitlement program, but Democrats helped get it running. Consumers would benefit greatly if Republicans in Washington and state legislatures would take that posture now. The exchanges are intended to create options for the 10 percent of Americans who aren’t covered by a government program, like Medicare, or by an employerprovided health plan. Many of these people have been blackballed by insurance companies because of pre-existing conditions. Others work at low-paying jobs and can’t afford policies on the open market; the exchanges will provide subsidies. Successful exchanges would bring tremendous relief and

Already we are looking at a situation where insurance policies are likely to be more expensive in Missouri than in most other states, precisely because of obstacles set up to impede the state’s participation in the federal exchange. The Affordable Care Act has already changed health care in many positive ways. It has encouraged some hospitals and physician groups to provide better care at lower costs. It has promoted innovation and has stopped the worst abuses of the insurance industry. But the plan won’t work without smooth-functioning exchanges. Supporters and opponents owe it to consumers to do whatever it takes to get up and running. — The Kansas City Star

Letters to the editor Dear editor,

What a beautiful day for one of the big events of the year — Farm-City Days. The parade was good but what really stood out was the Iola Mustangs Marching Band. They looked so crisp and neat: straight lines, in step, good music. I was so proud of them. I know they and their leader have been working very hard. It shows what good discipline and hard work by both leader and students can do. Give every one of them a pat on the back or a thank you. And we must not forget the parents for their support and help. A great team like that gets great results. What a shame Congress can’t take a lesson from them. Maude Burns, Iola, Kan. Dear editor,

I am writing this letter indirectly to my neighbor, as

there are many like him who disrespect women by their dirty jokes, stories and publications. Dear sir, I love my mother, sisters, and respect “all” women, whatever their age. Your jokes that make women look cheap are not appreciated. Almost like they enjoy being raped! Perhaps this is your military background, but I am sure all those in the military aren’t that way. I had a brother-in-law who was in the Army Air Force and an uncle in the Army in World War II and they respected women, and thought sex had a love meaning and not the cheap. Most women are made cheap by man. A good man would try to help women in a good way. Thank you, Jim Brownrigg, Iola, Kan.

Thought for today:

“God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me.” —Thomas Huxley, English biologist (1825-1895).


Pick the perfect plump pumpkin Waiting until just before Halloween or Thanksgiving to buy a pumpkin can seem old-fashioned. Given how early pumpkins go on display and how long they stay there, today’s varieties appear to have real staying power. The supply implies the orangey orbs might as well be helping with decorations, rather than waiting for weeks on a store shelf. “Plant breeders are, in fact, always working to develop pumpkins with a longer shelf life. You have to remember, though, that store displays aren’t static. Replacement stock keeps coming in until the season is almost over. Pumpkins that go bad disappear,” Ward Upham, horticulturist with Kansas State University Research and Extension said. To help eager buyers identify pumpkins with the best odds for lasting, Upham developed the following list of characteristics. The best pumpkins will be: — Whole, which can include pumpkins with a painted face. Carved jacko-lanterns do well to last a week. — Stemmed. This is most important for outdoor pumpkins. Lost stems leave a depression behind that will collect water, snow, and/or ice and then promote spoilage. “That’s why no one should ever carry a pump-

Carla Nemecek Extension Agent for Agriculture

kin by its stem,” Upham said, “even while they’re shopping.” — Dry-stemmed. Almost all commercial varieties now have green stems, so “mature” stem color no longer matters. If a stem is leaking sap, however, that indicates the pumpkin was too young for harvesting. — Fully mature. Size, rind color and shape aren’t usable criteria anymore, either. But, buyers still can try to pierce the rind with a thumbnail. That’s easy with immature pumpkins and difficult with those that are ripe. “The rind has to be hard enough to keep moisture from escaping. Otherwise, the pumpkin will shrivel,” the horticulturist explained. — Blemish-free with no soft spots. This characteristic does not include the bumps and hard “pimples” that are natural for some varieties. Instead, it’s the results of injuries that have damaged pumpkin tissues and perhaps provided access for bacteria or led to “scarring.” “We started getting more smooth varieties

Picking the perfect pumpkin includes many factors like the stem, color and rind. REGISTER/KAYLA BANZET when pumpkin painting first became popular,” Upham said. “A lot of people still like the bumps and ‘warts,’ though. Some think they’re more naturalistic-looking. Others use them to make decorations ‘scarier.’” — Cured – which can be difficult to assess if store owners didn’t check into that, so can’t answer questions. Holiday fans who select their pumpkin in a field, however, should cure it for about 10 days, preferably in temperatures of 80-85 F and a relative humidity of 80-85 percent. “Just doing the best you can at creating those conditions will help,” the horticulturist said. — Dry and cool. Cured pumpkins don’t like to be wet. And, although they like being cool, harvested pumpkins respond badly to cold weather.

They start to degrade when temperatures fall below 50 degrees. They turn into mush overnight when they freeze. “That’s something to keep in mind when you look over a pumpkin display. Store owners may be having indoor space problems, but they still need to find ways to store their pumpkins well,” Upham said. “After all, a century ago, you would have had your own pumpkin harvest. And, you would have put it in the attic, because your basement or root cellar was too damp. “Keeping pumpkins dry and cool is also something to keep in mind when you’re using pumpkins outdoors. To keep them in good shape, you’ll need to keep them out of expected rainfalls and bring them in whenever the nights are cold.”

Make food last, stretch your cash You go to the grocery store and buy several items to make meals for the week in your home. Your week gets hectic, and you don’t have time to cook the meals you had planned. Unfortunately, the foods you bought are now either past their peak quality or are obviously spoiled. Food loss not only spoils your budget, but it also poses a hindrance on your time, said Mary Meck Higgins, associate professor and extension specialist in the Department of Human Nutrition at Kansas State University. She said when food goes bad, consumers have to spend the time to go to the store to buy more food, bring it home, put it away, prepare it and take out the trash. This adds up to be more costly in time and money than it otherwise would have been if the consumers hadn’t wasted what they bought the first time. Higgins said the foods most likely to be wasted are fresh fruits and vegetables, beverages, bread and bakery products, dairy products, eggs, meat and fish. Consumers can follow many tips to prevent food loss: Make smart buying decisions. — Buy what you need, and make the most of your food dollars. If you can’t use something before it goes bad, don’t buy it. — Buy only the amount of food you will use before it spoils or by its “best used by” date.

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— Buy more nonperishable foods, such as canned, frozen and dried foods. Select those with distant “best used by” dates. — Select produce items that are slightly firm and free of bruises and decay. — Buy fresh fruits

a second meal. — Place the food you need to eat first in the most readily accessible positions in your refrigerator. — When life gets busier than you had planned, and you don’t have time to prepare what you have bought, freeze foods in a timely way for future meals. For example, preserve fresh fish, poultry, stew meats and ground meats by freezing them within two days. Cook or freeze cuts of red meats within three to five days. You also can

Whole and uncut produce stays fresh longer. When any part of the plant food is cut or bruised, cells are broken and spoilage germs start growing. Store all cut produce in the refrigerator.

and vegetables that don’t keep well in small amounts each time, and more frequently. Use what you have at home. — Eat the food you have at home in a timely fashion, rather than buying new food for your meals. — Refrigerate leftover perishable foods within two hours, and make a plan to use the leftovers promptly, usually within three days or less, or freeze them. — Pack leftovers into reusable containers, chill and eat them for lunch the next day at work or school. — Use leftovers from one meal in a different recipe the next day for

freeze extra portions of cooked dry beans after a meal, and excess amounts of milk or fresh bread before they go sour or mold. Prevent produce waste. — Instead of peeling fruits and vegetables that have edible skins, such as potatoes and apples, scrub them to get rid of any dirt and eat them with the skins. This not only gives you health benefits from eating the extra nutrients in the skins, but it will minimize food waste going into the landfill. You also can use them to make soup stock. — Serve “fragile” fresh fruits and vegetables within a few days of buying them for a

snack, in a salad or as dessert. For example, if you buy a carton of berries, eat them fresh the first day or two and freeze the rest for future use in a smoothie. — Allow produce you have washed to dry well before storing it. Excess moisture can lead to mold or rot, and mold spreads quickly. If you spot a few spoiled foods in the bunch, discard the bad ones immediately. Store berries, mushrooms and fresh herbs unwashed in moistureproof containers and between paper towels to absorb extra water, and be sure to wash them just before serving. — Whole and uncut produce stays fresh longer. When any part of the plant food is cut or bruised, cells are broken and spoilage germs start growing. Store all cut produce in the refrigerator. — Don’t store all produce the same way. Store bananas, oranges, melons, tomatoes, white and sweet potatoes, onions, garlic and winter squash at room temperature, not in the refrigerator. Some fruits, such as apples, bananas and pears, produce ethylene, a gas that speeds up the ripening process. Avoid storing those items with ones that are sensitive to the gas, such as leafy greens, celery and carrots. For more information about preventing food loss, contact Kathy at kmcewan@ or 620-3652242. Check us out on the web at  


Davis teaming with Docking TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis announced today that Jill Docking will be his running mate in his bid to challenge Republican Gov. Sam Brownback in 2014. Docking, 57, whose husband was lieutenant governor in the 1980s, was introduced Tuesday in Prairie Village as Davis kicked off a bus tour that will also take them to Topeka, Salina and Wichita. Docking ruled out her own run at governor t h i s summ e r, saying s h e d i d n’ t know what her po- Jill Docking litical future held. “I’ve known Paul Davis for 20 years,” Docking said in a statement. “I know his commitment to Kansas, his commitment to our schools and his dedication to growing our economy. He is a moderate, common-sense leader willing to sit down and reason with anyone to solve problems and get Kansas back on the right track. I’m energized and ready to get to work making him our next governor.” Brownback, who is yet to formally announce his re-election campaign, won his first term as governor in 2010. Docking is an investment adviser in Wichita who served on the

Board of Regents from 2007 to 2010. In 1996, she was Brownback’s Democratic opponent for the U.S. Senate, garnering 43 percent of the vote to B row n back’s 54 perc e n t . H e r Paul Davis h u s band, Tom, is a former lieutenant governor and the son and grandson of Kansas governors. Davis, 41, is the Kansas House minority leader. This is the Lawrence attorney’s first bid at statewide election. Davis announced that he was seeking his party’s nomination in September. “As a businesswoman, Jill is an expert in making wise investments for the future,” Davis said in a statement announcing his choice. “Jill is an outstanding addition to this team and together we will run a strong, Kansas-focused campaign.” Docking’s addition to the Davis team will help give the Democratic ticket name recognition, which should help in fundraising efforts. Brownback began 2013 with more than $518,000 in campaign funds, and Democrats concede he’s likely to have plenty of money for a re-election bid. Brownback raised almost $3.1 million for his successful 2010 campaign, almost half of it in 2009.

Kansas briefs Hearing set in abortion clinic stalking case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge is expected to consider whether to toss out a stalking case filed by a woman who opened Wichita’s first abortion clinic since Dr. George Tiller’s murder. The hearing Tuesday before Sedgwick County Judge James Beasley is the latest in a string of legal actions against abortion opponents since Tiller was gunned down in 2009 at his church. In March, clinic operator Julie Burkhart won a temporary order of protection against stalking against Mark Holick, pastor of Spirit One Christian Ministries in Wichita. Holick’s lawyer argues that if Burkhart succeeds, restraining orders will be sought against other protesters. Burkhart filed the case after “wantedstyle” fliers listing her home address surfaced. She accuses Holick of pointing a sign at her house that read, “Where’s your church?”

Mom arrested after wandering child is found WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A woman has been arrested after her

young child was found wandering in southeast Wichita. Lt. Doug Nolte said Monday that a neighbor called 911 on Sunday night to report that a 4-year-old boy was walking into the street and crying for his mother. The Wichita Eagle reports that officers found the child’s mother passed out on a couch in an apartment with an open front door. Nolte says the woman had drunk a large amount of alcohol. Officers took the woman into custody on an outstanding warrant and for suspicion of child endangerment. The boy was placed in the care of other relatives.

Abused cat leads to couple’s arrest HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson police say a couple has killed a kitten by taking turns throwing it against doors and walls. Det. Curtis Black said the suspects were upset that the 5-month-old yellow tabby kept “using the restroom inside.” The Hutchinson News reports that authorities found the dead kitten in the couple’s home Saturday while responding to a disturbance. The animal’s body was taken from the home for a necropsy to be performed.



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SEK Vipers take second — B5

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ottawa U. honors Iola standout


By RICHARD LUKEN The Iola Register

Michael Hull, one of the most highly decorated athletes to come through Iola High School, will be honored at his other alma mater, Ottawa University, this week. Hull, 35, will be inducted into Ottawa’s Athletic Hall of Fame for his standout football career for the Braves in the late 1990s. The induction ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Ottawa’s Mowbray Union. On the Ottawa gridiron, Hull amassed 156 career receptions, good for Michael Hull 2,132 receiving yards and 30 touchdowns for his three years on the team. He was the school’s first two-time NAIA First Team All-American tight end in 1998 and 1999. Hull has known for some time about his induction. He was announced for Ottawa’s 2013 Hall of Fame class two years ago, when his older brother, Jeff, was giving his own acceptance speech as part of the OU Hall of Fame. “I was holding the camera filming my brother, when he introduced me, and told the crowd I was going to be in the hall,” Hull said. “All of the sudden, everybody’s congratulating me. It was pretty cool.” Hull is in Iola this week with his wife, the former Mary Hastings, in order to attend Thursday’s induction ceremony. The couple live in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with their children, Maddox, Mason and Micah. A STANDOUT athlete in football, basketball, track and tennis — he was noted

Lady Cubs keep up win streak

Iola High’s Baleigh Seeber serves Monday as part of a fundraiser to benefit a teacher in Indiana who suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease. REGISTER/


Fillies aid teacher in need By RICHARD LUKEN The Iola Register

This sketch of former Iola High and Ottawa University great Michael Hull will be a part of his plaque when he is inducted Thursday into Ottawa’s Sports Hall of Fame. The sketch was created by renowned Ottawa alum and artist John Boyd Martin. by one website as one of the top Kansas high school basketball players of the 1990s — Hull graduated from Iola in 1996 fairly certain of two things: he really wanted to play college basketball, and he really wasn’t all that keen on attending Ottawa, despite his family’s legacy at the school. His father, former Iolan Dr. Richard Hull, was a fouryear starter at defensive end

at Ottawa, and a member of the 1970 KCAC championship team. Jeff was a four-year starter on the offensive line in the 1980s. Older sister, Cindy, was an all-conference basketball player at OU as well. “My grandfather (Robert Hull) was the head of Ottawa’s maintenance department,” he noted. “I can probably count 20 relatives who have attended school there. So, yeah, we had a big family

history.” If Michael had his druthers, he would have headed a little farther north, to play basketball for the University of Kansas. “But they were pretty loaded,” he recalled, noting the Jayhawks featured such basketball stars as Paul Pierce and Raef LaFrentz at the time.

A group of Iola High tennis players took community service literally this week. The Fillies tennis team tested their marksmanship with their serves as part of a fundraiser to benefit a high school coach in Indiana afflicted with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Chad Smith, 38, is from from Brazil, Ind., the same hometown as IHS tennis coach Jenn Bycroft.

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Mustang junior varsity rolls past Blue Comets By RICHARD LUKEN The Iola Register

SEDAN — Humboldt High’s volleyball team continued to thrive in its frantic final week of the 2013 regular season. The Lady Cubs picked up two more wins in a triangular match Monday at Sedan. Humboldt knocked off host Sedan, 25-18, 25-4, then defeated Yates Center, 2517, 25-16. The victories put Humboldt’s record at 23-8. The Lady Cubs will be in Burlington today before heading to the Class 3A Substate Tournament Saturday at Southeast of Cherokee. “Once the girls got warmed-up, they played really well, especially in the second set of the Sedan match,” Humboldt coach Stephanie Splechter said. Sheri Middleton and Breanna Kline led the way against Sedan with 12 and seven kills, respectively. Anna Setter had 11 assists. Kayle Riebel racked up 17 points. Middleton and Kline had nine and six kills, respectively, against Yates Center. Setter repeated her earlier

Iola High’s junior varsity football team capped its 2013 season on a high note Monday, taking advantage of six Chanute turnovers and a pair of long touchdown runs. The Mustangs’ 21-6 victory, in perhaps the final game ever on the gridiron between the two rivals, gives the Iola JV a final record of 3-4 on the season. “It was a great way to end the season, winning the last game we play, and winning the last time we play Chanute,” Iola JV coach Dana Daugharthy said. The Mustangs mixed an opportunistic defense with a grind-it-out offense to perfection. “Our defense bent, but we did a great job of forcing turnovers,” Daugharthy said. “That’s winning football.” Iola’s Blake Reynolds intercepted a Chanute pass early on, followed by Alex Kelly to end the Blue Comets’ next drive. The teams remained scoreless until Jake Gumfory blasted through the line and raced 50 yards for a touchdown late in the second quarter. Gumfory ended Chanute’s next drive with a pick, setting up Iola’s second score, a nine-yard run

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Iola High junior varsity defenders Trea Williams (77), Chase Regehr (44) and Gus Hopkins (background) corral Chanute High ball carrier Randy Melton Monday. The Mustangs ended their JV season with a 21-6 victory over Chanute. REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN


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Iola soccer racks up fall season titles ACC winning PAOLA — The Iola Soccer Club is nearing the end of a staggeringly successful inauguration into the Paola Fall Soccer League Saturday. Iola featured teams in three age groups, and is in first place in all three now that the regular season has concluded Iola’s 14-and-under squad thumped Paola 9-0. Nolan Jones recorded a hat trick with three goals, while assisting on three others. Collin Bedell had two goals and three assists, while Kori Babcock scored twice with an assist. Jeremy Waldman and Bret Plumlee also had one goal apiece. Plumlee also

recorded two saves. The 14-and-under team also shut out Louisburg one week earlier, 7-0. Bedell had two goals and an assist, while Matt Karr had a goal. Chloe Gardner and Jones each had a goal and two assists. Waldman and Plumlee also had goals. Eason Cheung added an assist. The squad stands at 8-0 on the season. LaCygne is in second at 6-2. IOLA’S 12-and-under squad wrapped up the regular season with a 4-4 tie with Amsterdam and a 5-2 win over Louisburg. In the Amsterdam tie, Hannah Gardner led the way with two goals and

two assists. Riley Jay and Peter Venter also scored goals. Jay scored twice in the win over Louisburg. Gardner and Babcock each had a goal and assist. Venter also scored once. The 12-and-under team stands at 7-0-1, followed by Amsterdam in second at 6-1-1. IOLA’s 10-and-under team capped a 6-2 regular season with a 2-1 win over LaCygne I on Oct. 12 and a 3-2 loss to Paola II on Saturday. Eli Adams and T.J. Taylor scored goals in the victory over LaCygne. Logan Ulrich added

an assist. Taylor had five saves and Bret Willis four. The win secured first place for Iola, which was tied with LaCygne entering that week’s games. Will Talkington and Carter Wilson recorded goals in the loss to Paola II. Taylor had three saves, while Casey McKarnin had two in goal. Iola was followed by LaCygne I and LaCygne II in the standings. Both LaCygne teams wound up with 5-3 records. THE IOLA squads will wrap up the fall season Saturday and Sunday with a “Fall Blast” tournament in Paola.

HHS: Lady Cubs sweep Sedan, YC Continued from B1

feat with 11 assists against the Wildcats. Humboldt’s junior varsity also prevailed in both matches, downing Sedan, 25-19, 25-20, and Yates Center, 25-6, 25-13. Varsity Humboldt def. Sedan, 2-0 (25-18, 25-4) Breanna Kline, 7 kills, 1 block

Sheri Middleton, 12 kills, 1 block, 1 dig, 5 points Kayle Riebel, 1 ace, 2 kills, 17 points Anna Setter, 11 assists, 1 dig, 1 point Delaney Umholtz, 7 points Annalise Whitcomb, 2 aces, 2 kills, 1 block, 10 assists, 1 dig, 9 points Humboldt def. Yates Center, 2-0 (25-17, 25-16) Kline, 3 aces, 6 kills, 1 dig, 11 points

Sports Calendar Humboldt

Iola High School Volleyball Today, vs. ANDERSON COUNTY, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Class 4A, Division II Substate, Anderson County Cross Country Saturday, Class 4A Regionals, Ottawa, girls 2:30 p.m, boys 3 p.m. High School Football Friday, at Fort Scott, 7 p.m. Monday, JV vs. FORT SCOTT, 4:30 p.m. Middle School Football Thursday, vs. PARSONS, 5 p.m.

Southern Coffey Co. High School Volleyball Saturday, Class 1A, Division I Substate, Lebo High School Football Thursday, at Crest, 7 p.m.

High School Football Friday, at Fredonia, 7 p.m. Cross Country Saturday, Class 3A Regionals, Mound City, girls 3 p.m., boys 3:30 p.m. High School Volleyball Today, at Burlington, 5 p.m. Saturday, Class 3A Substate, Cherokee-Southeast

Marmaton Valley High School Volleyball Today, at Pleasanton, 5 p.m. Saturday, Class 1A, Division I Substate, Lebo Cross Country Saturday, Class 1A Regionals, Wichita, girls 2 p.m., boys 2:30 p.m. High School Football Friday, at Yates Center, 7 p.m.

Yates Center

Allen Soccer Tuesday, women vs. Independence, 3 p.m. Saturday, at Neosho Co., women 5 p.m., men, 7 p.m. Volleyball Today, at Longview, 6 p.m. Wednesday, vs. JOHNSON COUNTY, 6:30 p.m. Friday, at Cottey, 6:30 p.m. Cross Country Monday, KJCAA, Jayhawk Conference Meet, Hutchinson

High School Volleyball Today, vs. NEODESHA, EUREKA, 5 p.m. Saturday, Class 2A Substate, Pleasanton Cross Country Saturday, Class 3A Regionals, Mound City, girls 2 p.m., boys 2:30 p.m. High School Football Friday, at St. Paul, 7 p.m.

Kansas State Football Saturday, vs. WEST VIRGINIA TV: Fox Sports 1 (Ch. 60)

Crest High School Volleyball Tuesday, at Oswego, 5 p.m. Saturday, Class 1A, Division II Substate, Chetopa High School Football Thursday, vs. SOUTHERN COFFEY COUNTY, 7 p.m.

Kansas Football Saturday, vs. BAYLOR p.m. TV: ESPNU (Ch. 244)

Middleton, 9 kills, 5 points Haley Riebel, 1 dig K. Riebel, 3 kills, 2 points Setter, 2 aces, 11 assists, 3 points Brook Turner, 3 kills Delaney Umholtz, 2 aces, 4 kills, 7 points Whitcomb, 14 assists, 2 points Junior Varsity Humboldt def. Sedan, 2-0 (25-19, 25-20) Megan Hudlin, 1 kill, 6 assists, 3 aces

Haylie Yost, 1 kill, 1 ace Briana Ames, 1 kill, 2 assists, 2 aces Briana Yokum, 2 kills Makaylah McCall, 3 kills, 3 aces Tilar Wells, 2 kills, 1 ace Kira McReynolds, 3 aces Humboldt def. Yates Center, 2-0 (25-6, 25-13) Hudlin, 7 assists Yost, 4 aces Ames, 1 kill McCall, 2 kills, 6 aces Wells, 4 kills, 1 ace

streak snapped

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Allen Community College’s volleyball team took host Longview to the limit Monday, but a pair of costly errors late did in the Red Devils in a fiveset loss. Allen’s 19-25, 25-20, 15-25, 25-22, 16-14 loss puts a tough end to the Red Devils’ six-match winning streak. Allen drops to 22-10 overall and 5-3 in Region VI standings. The Red Devils will host Johnson County, the third-ranked NCJAA Division II school in the country, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Monday’s match featured a number of momentum swings, ACC head coach Jessica Peters said. Allen took advantage with its strong front court play early to take the first set before Longview jumped out early in the second set with a 7-0 spurt. “Going into the third set, we knew what we

needed to do, and executed it by having an effective offense and a strong defense,” Peters said. The Red Devils quickly took the third set, 25-15. But the momentum didn’t last. The teams battled point-for-point. Allen eked out in front, 22-21, but dropped the next four points — many on errors — as Longview took the set and forced the tiebreaker. The fifth set again went down to the wire. “Allen played scrappy, keeping the ball alive and forcing Longview to earn each point,” Peters said. A pair of back-toback errors gave the Lakers the advantage they needed in the decisive 16-14 victory. Peters hopes to see a big crowd at the Allen gymnasium Wednesday because the match also is part of ACC’s “Dig Pink” night for breast cancer awareness.

Iola: Mustang JV victorious Continued from B1

by Ethan Sheibmeir with 1:56 left in the half. Chanute didn’t go quietly. A 66yard pass from Andrew Andoyo to Jerron Lewis set up the Blue Comets deep in Mustang territory. Brady Vogel capped the drive with a one-yard touchdown to cut the gap to 14-6 at halftime. Gumfory ended another Blue Comet drive early in the second half with another interception, then Reynolds recovered a fumble late in the period. Iola’s subsequent drive stalled at midfield, forcing a punt with just under 3 minutes left in the game.

But Kelly hauled in his second interception with 2:32 left, followed one play later by Nate Lewis’ 57-yard touchdown to seal the win. Sheibmeir led the Mustangs with 84 yards on 24 carries, while Gumfory had 61 yards on three rushes. Lewis covered 56 yards on three attempts. The long-standing rivalry between Iola and Chanute will be put on hiatus because the schools are no longer in the same league or state football classification. Chanute defeated Iola, 38-7, in their varsity game Friday.

Iola’s Alex Kelly pulls in an interception in a 21-6 junior varsity win over Chanute Monday. REGISTER/RICHARD

Hull: Former IHS standout honored Continued from B1

Instead, Michael enrolled at the University of Chicago, an NCAA Division III school. By then, basketball was still an interest, but the calendar soon made football more appealing. Because it came earlier in the school year. “And by the time basketball season came around, I was in football shape instead,” he said. “I still played basketball, but I wasn’t as good.” Hull transferred from Chicago to the University of Kansas after his freshman season, intent on walking on for the Jayhawks football team. But NCAA rules dictated Hull was going to have to redshirt and sit out a season because of the transfer. That’s when Ottawa came calling. With a new, young coaching staff, the Braves were interested in having Hull join the football team. Even better: Ottawa

was an NAIA school, so he could play immediately. Michael’s first season with the Braves was a smashing success. Ottawa went 9-2, winning the KCAC — the school’s first since his father’s squad did so 27 years earlier. Hull followed that up with 61 catches for 922 yards in 1998, and 56 more receptions for 784 yards in 1999. He was named an NAIA First Team AllAmerican in 1998 and 1999 and a KCAC firstteam selection all three years at Ottawa. Oh, and he also still suited up for the OU basketball team. “One of my goals was to catch a pass in every game of my college career,” he said. “I was able to do that.” Hull earned his accounting degree in 2000, when he embarked on an equally remarkable professional career outside the athletic realm.

After graduation, he moved to Dallas to work for KPMG LLP as a manager in financial advisory services. A brief stint as vice president of corporate restructuring for Mesirow Financial precluded a move to paradise — literally. Since 2007, Hull has owned and served as president of two tourism businesses, Cabo Submarine, and since early this year, Cabo Jet Pack. Baja Submarine offers passengers a ride on Hull’s wildly popular yellow submarine. “It’s great,” he said. “We’ll get people singing the Beatles song while

they ride.” He occasionally meets folks from southeast Kansas on vacation. “We’ve gotten a lot of people from Iola, Chanute, places like that,” he said. “It’s amazing to see people from around here in another part of the world.” Hull also looks on with optimism at seeing more advanced youth athletics programs take root in Iola. “All we had when I was a kid was flag football,” he recalled. “And they’ve really got some nice facilities at the park. I can still remember running on the old dirt track.”


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Fillies: Fundraiser helps others Continued from B1

“I don’t personally know him, but I do know his sister, and my dad and my brother know him and his family,� Bycroft said Monday. The Fillies players whole-heartedly agreed to the project — “Serving Others With Our Serves� — to raise funds for the Smith family. Players took pledges for each in-bounds serve they made out of 100 attempts. Their marksmanship was spot on. Out of 900 tennis balls that were served Monday, 730 were inbounds, Bycroft said. Coupling those pledges with other donations, the tennis team raised $942 as of Monday, Bycroft said. “That is above and beyond what I thought we could do,� she said. “This completely excites me.� All of the proceeds will be sent to Smith. “I use the quote ‘serving others with our serves’ a lot with my team,� Bycroft said. “In tennis and in life, the one who serves best often wins. I think it’s im-

portant that as a coach, I teach the girls how to serve others with their lives and to have joy doing it. “I was really proud of my team today,� she continued. “They were very excited about this, and loved that they were helping someone.�

CHAD SMITH was a teacher and coach at Clay Community Schools since 2007 before resigning after his ALS diagnosis earlier this year. Through ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease (named after the disease’s most famous victim), motor neurons reaching from the spinal cord to muscles throughout the body will continue to degener-

ate, causing the muscle tissue to weaken. Sufferers eventually lose the ability to walk, speak, taste, smell and eventually breathe, depending on how quickly the disease spreads. There is no known cure. “When I heard the news it broke my heart,� Jan Choate, a friend and former colleague of Smith’s told the Brazil Times. “How often can you leave the doctor’s office wishing he had told you that you had cancer instead of this?�

THE FILLIES’ tennis season ended at the Class 4A Regional Tournament Oct. 11 in Parsons.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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The SEK Vipers, a traveling 10-and-under softball team featuring players from the Iola area, finished their fall season with a second-place finish at a tournament in Liberty, Mo., Saturday and Sunday. The Vipers went 4-1 at the 2013 KC ASA- VIP Creature Feature. On Saturday, the Vipers downed the Blue Spring Bullets, 10-3, Clinton Crush, 9-1, and High Octane, 4-0. In bracket play on Sunday, they again defeated High Octane, 9-0, before falling to the St. Joe Vipers, 8-2, in the championship game. Team members are, front from left, Chloe Sell, Aly Ard, Aysha Houk, Lindsay Godderz, Carsyn Haviland and bat boy Blake Ellis; second row from left, coach Kim Murry, Reece Murry, Lauryn Holloway, Kailey Schinstock, coach Corey Schinstock, Kayla Ard, Brooklyn Ellis and coach Jenny Ellis. COURTESY PHOTO

Injuries sideline Rams’ Bradford, Colts’ Wayne ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sam Bradford is done for the season, and the chances on this being the year the St. Louis Rams post their first winning sea-

son in a decade changed dramatically. Bradford will have season-ending surgery for a torn ligament in his left knee after get-

ting hurt in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 3015 loss at Carolina that dropped the Rams to 3-4. Meanwhile, India-

napolis Colts wideout Reggie Wayne also was lost for the season with a torn knee ligament, the team announced Monday.

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Public notice

(First published in The Iola Register, October 15, 2013) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF COLLEEN MCGOWAN, DECEASED Case No. 13 PR 50 NOTICE OF HEARING THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed on October 8, 2013, in this Court by Sondra L. Seal, as Petitioner and heir-at-law of Colleen McGowan, Deceased, praying for the determination of descent of real property and all other property in Kansas, real and personal, or interest therein, owned by the decedent at the time of her death. You are hereby required to file your written defenses to such Petition on or before the 12th day of November 2013 at 8:30 o’clock a.m. of said day in said Court, in the City of Iola, in Allen County, Kansas, at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon such Petition. /s/Sondra L. Seal, Petitioner ROBERT E. JOHNSON II JOHNSON LAW OFFICE, PA P.O. Box 866 Iola, Kansas 66749 (620) 365-3778 Attorney for Petitioner (10) 15,22,29



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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The Iola Register

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