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Construction is under way on the Ambassador Hotel at Douglas and Broadway. The boutique hotel is set to open at the end of the year.

Hotel vote about more than just guest taxes BY BILL WILSON The Wichita Eagle

The upcoming vote on a $2.25 million public incentive for the Ambassador Hotel at Douglas and Broadway is a referendum on the future of downtown redevelopment, the hotel’s backers say. But the free market/limited government proponents who forced the issue to a public vote say the Q&A on the stakes are broader: Governments project and choose winners and losers when the election they provide public incentives for private development projects. Wichita voters will go to the polls Feb. 28 to decide whether developer Paul Coury’s group can keep $2.25 million in guest tax revenues over the next 15 years. That’s 75 percent of the estimated $3 million in guest taxes the 117-room

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Enterprise Elementary School fifth-graders in Megan Becker’s class learn math. Enterprise has shown marked improvement on assessment tests this year. BY SUZANNE PEREZ TOBIAS The Wichita Eagle

s vision statements go, Enterprise Elementary School’s is pretty simple: “Change is possible. Success is expected.” Principal Pam Stead says that belief drives every decision at the south Wichita school, which has become an island of hope and success in one of the district’s poorest areas. “When people know you care about them and love them and want them to succeed, they do it,” Stead said. “That really is the biggest piece of the whole puzzle.” Five years ago, state officials listed the highpoverty school as “on improvement” because it didn’t meet test targets, and it faced a host of sanctions under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. But the school has battled back. Last spring its scores improved for the third year in a row, and it has nearly closed an achievement gap – more like a canyon – between white and non-English-

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Enterprise Elementary School kindergartner Tatyanna Allen reads in a small group as part of the Read Well program at the school.

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Gas prices may be heading for record highs NEW YORK — Gasoline prices have never been higher this time of the year. At $3.53 a gallon, prices are already up 25 cents since Jan. 1.

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A coalition is considering a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s new voter photo identification law, but Secretary of State Kris Kobach is confident the law will hold up in court. The need to pay for some underlying documents in order to obtain a free ID appears to be a key issue, although the Kansas Voter Coalition wouldn’t talk about specific legal strategies. More than a half-dozen groups, including the Kansas chapters of the League of Women Voters and American Civil Liberties Union, make up the coalition. “We are considering a suit if there continues to be barriers to voting and requirement to have to pay

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Whitney Houston is remembered by stars, fans generation of big-voiced young singers who grew up emulating the star of the ’80s and ’90s. As the funeral began, mourners fell quiet as three police officers escorted Houston’s casket, draped with white roses and purple lilies. White-robed choir members began to fill the pews on the podium. As the band played softly, the choir sang in a hushed voice, “Whitney, Whitney, Whitney.” A program featuring a picture of Houston looking skyward read “Celebrating the life of Whitney Elizabeth Houston, a child of God.” Pictures of Houston as a baby, with her mother and daughter filled the program. “I never told you that when you were born, the Holy Spirit told me that you would not be with me long,” Cissy Houston Associated Press wrote her daughter in a letter published in the program. Whitney Houston’s coffin is carried to a hearse after funeral services at the New Hope “And I thank God for the Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., on Saturday. ■ Powerball: beautiful flower he allowed Winning numbers: me to raise and cherish for 48 23-28-50-56-59 Wonder and Alicia Keys “It was the burden that EWARK, N.J. — The best years.” may have been the most famade her great and the part voices of a generation Powerball: 5 “Rest, my baby girl in mous singers offering tributes, that caused her to stumble in all paid tribute to her. 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Donnie McClurkin presidents.” the pop superstar, played as ■ Mega Millions: and Burrell were equally Warwick presided over the her casket left the hometown No one matched all five funeral, introducing speakers Another year older church where she first wowed powerful. winning numbers of Houston’s 18-year-old and singers. a congregation. 16-25-28-32-40 and the Medaughter, Bobbi Kristina, Houston’s mother was Today’s birthdays: Singer Her mother, gospel singer ga Ball 3 in Friday’s drawing. helped by two people on eiSmokey Robinson, 72 … Cissy Houston, walked right sobbed and embraced HousThe Megaplier was 3. The ton’s close friend singer Ray J ther side of her as she walked singer Bobby Rogers of behind her, sobbing, “My estimated prize in Tuesday’s at length, as her mother’s in and sat with her grandSmokey Robinson and the baby.” drawing is $72 million. voice began to drift through daughter and other family to Miracles, 72 … singer Lou Houston’s voice – “you begin the service. Christie, 69 … actor Michael wait for a voice like that for a the church. His sister, singer ■ Super Kansas Cash: Houston’s ex-husband, Nader, 67 … guitarist Tony lifetime,” mentor Clive Davis Brandy, put her arm around Winning numbers: him throughout the service. Bobby Brown, briefly apIommi of Black Sabbath, 64 said – moved her daughter, 11-17-18-22-29 Clapping hands, swaying peared at her funeral, walking … actor Jeff Daniels, 57 … mourners like Oprah Winfrey and singing along with the to the casket, touching it and singer-guitarist Dave Wakeland a packed church to tears choir to gospel hymns, the walking out. ing (General Public, English after the biggest names in biggest names in entertainHe later said in a statement Beat), 56 … talk-show host gospel and pop music sang ment joined Houston’s family that he and his children were Lorianne Crook, 55 … actor about God, love, lost angels and fans in the New Jersey asked repeatedly to move and Leslie David Baker (“The and moving on. city where she was born and he left rather than risk creatOffice"), 54 … singer Seal, 49 Stevie Wonder rewrote found her in voice in church. ing a scene. … actress Jessica Tuck, 49 … lyrics to “Ribbon in the Sky” Kevin Costner imagined a Close family friend Aretha drummer Jon Fishman of for Houston – “you will alFranklin, whom Houston Phish, 47 … actress Justine ways be a ribbon in the sky,” young Houston using her lovingly called “Aunt Ree,” Bateman, 46 … actor Benwinning smile to get out of he sang. icio Del Toro, 45 … drummer trouble, and Warwick offered had been expected to sing at So did gospel star the Rev. the service, but said early Daniel Adair of 3 Doors Kim Burrell for “A Change Is short insights about the singSaturday she was too ill to Down, 37 … singer-actress Gonna Come,” which cousin er. attend. Haylie Duff, 27 Dionne Warwick said was Her co-star in “The BodySinger Jennifer Hudson, Houston’s favorite song of all guard,” which spawned her who sang “I Will Always Love time. greatest hit, remembered a R. Kelly brought the New movie star who was uncertain You” a night after Houston’s death in a Grammy tribute, Hope Baptist Church to its of her own fame, who “still mourned Houston along with feet with a stirring version of wondered, `Am I good “I Look to You,” the title of enough? Am I pretty enough? Monica, Brandy and Jordin Sparks – representing a Houston’s final studio album. Will they like me?’ ” Recycling Super Center

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Santorum aims his campaign at conservative base BY MITCHELL LANDSBERG AND SEEMA MEHTA Los Angeles Times

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As he bounded from one cheering throng to the next in the battleground state of Ohio, Rick Santorum roused his conservative base Saturday with ideas not often heard in mainstream American politics. His audiences — Christian conservatives, tea party activists and other right-leaning Republicans — loved it. Speaking to the Ohio Christian Alliance, Santorum referred to public schools as “factories” and say that federal or state support for education is an “anachronism.” With polls showing him leading in Ohio, Santorum is trying to lock down support from Republicans who find former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney too moderate and have given up on former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Nowhere was that more evident than at Saturday’s back-to-back appearances at a tea party gathering and at the Christian Alliance luncheon, both in Columbus. Speaking to tea party activists, he warned that President Obama was pushing the United States “to the brink of socialism, to the brink of losing our freedom,” and he brought the crowd to its feet with an impassioned call to reclaim the country. “Will you join me?” he asked, to roars of assent. Although Obama was his main target, he also took shots at Romney, mocking him over one of the former governor’s proudest achievements. Romney frequently touts his role in turning around the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City after a bribery scandal threw the planning off track. But Santorum brought up the Olympics to swing back at Romney’s assertion that the former Pennsylvania senator was “a big proponent of earmarks” during his days in Congress. Speaking sarcastically, Santorum said that Romney “heroically bailed out the Salt Lake Olympic Games — by heroically going to Congress and asking them to bail out the Salt Lake Olympic Games. In an earmark!” The crowd of about 250 people, many waving Santorum signs and wearing his campaign buttons, responded gleefully. The response was more muted when Santorum defended the concept of congressional earmarks, which are used to set aside funding for specific programs in a member’s state or district. “There was abuse and we stopped it. But the idea that every earmark is a bad one is false,” he said. A Romney campaign spokeswoman, Andrea Saul, issued a statement responding to Santorum’s attack. “Sometimes when you shoot from the hip, you end up shooting yourself in the foot,” she said. “There is a pretty wide gulf between seeking money for post-9⁄11 security at the Olympics and seeking earmarks for polar bear exhibits at the Pittsburgh Zoo.” Later, addressing about 600 people at the Christian Alliance, Santorum spoke about the role of faith in American public life and about his opposition to abortion. He also brought up education. On Saturday he seemed to

WASHINGTON — With Congress voting last week to extend the payroll tax holiday, 160 million workers will be spared an immediate tax hike. But the move leaves them facing an even bigger hit in January, when the holiday ends and the payroll tax joins a long list of levies already set to sharply and abruptly go up. On Dec. 31, the George W. Bush-era tax cuts are scheduled to expire, raising rates

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est gas prices in years. Your constituents saw those reports, and they’ll be talking about it.� From Page 1A Republican candidate Newt Gingrich spoke several times this week about opening up an increase in the price of oil. more federal land to oil and Oil around the world is priced differently. Brent crude gas drilling as a path toward U.S. energy independence – from the North Sea is a proxy for the foreign oil that’s impor- and lower pump prices. “Our goals should be to get ted by U.S. refineries and turned into gasoline and other gasoline to $2.50 or less so that working families can fuels. Its price has risen 11 actually get to work and repercent so far this year, to around $119 a barrel, because tired families can travel,� Gingrich said at a campaign of tensions with Iran, a cold event in Los Angeles Thurssnap in Europe and rising day. demand from developing nations. West Texas Intermediate, used to price oil proPrices rise in spring duced in the U.S., is up 4 percent to around $103 a barrel. High oil and gas prices now That’s 19 percent higher than set the stage for even sharper a year earlier. increases at the pump because Higher gas prices could hurt gas typically rises in March consumer spending and curand April. tail the recent improvement in Every spring, refiners susthe U.S. economy. pend operations to switch the A 25-cent jump in gasoline type of gasoline they make. prices, if sustained over a year, Supplies of wintertime gas are would cost the economy about sold off before March, when $35 billion. That’s only 0.2 refineries need to start making percent of the total U.S. econ- a new formula of gasoline omy, but economists say it’s a that’s required in the summer. meaningful amount, especialThat can mean less supply ly at a time when growth is for service stations, resulting only so-so. The economy grew in higher gas prices. And sum2.8 percent in the fourth quar- mertime gasoline is more ter, a rate considered modest expensive to make. The govfollowing a recession. ernment mandates that it Gas prices are already an contain less butane and other issue in the presidential camcheap organic compounds paign. because they contribute to the White House officials are formation of ground-level preparing for Republicans to ozone, a primary constituent use consumer angst about the in smog. That means more oil, cost of oil and gas to condemn a costlier component, is needPresident Obama’s energy ed to produce each gallon. programs and buttress their The Oil Price Information argument that his economic Service predicts that gasoline policies are not working. could peak at $4.25 a gallon In a closed-door meeting by the end of April. That last week, Speaker John would top the record of $4.11 Boehner instructed fellow in July 2008. Republicans to embrace the The national average for gas-pump anger they find among their constituents when they return to their districts for the Presidents Day recess. “This debate is a debate we want to have,� Boehner told his conference on Wednesday, according to a Republican aide who was present. “It was reported this week that we’ll soon see $4-a-gallon gas prices. Maybe higher. Certainly, this summer will see the high-

WWW.KANSAS.COM gasoline began the year at $3.28 a gallon. The average price for February so far is $3.49 a gallon. That’s up from $3.17 a gallon last February, a record at the time. Back in 2007, before the recession hit, the average for February was $2.25 a gallon. In Wichita, prices are up 7 cents since Friday at $3.39 a gallon. They’re up 8 cents since a week ago. Gas prices, typically higher on the East and West Coasts, have risen above $3.70 in Connecticut, New York, California and Washington, D.C. High gas prices put a strain on many people’s budgets. Americans spent 8.4 percent of their household income on gasoline last year, when gas averaged an all-time high of $3.51 a gallon. That’s double the percentage of a decade ago. They could pay even more this year, even though demand is the lowest in 11 years as people drive fewer miles in more efficient cars, says Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at OPIS. Paul Dales, a senior economist at Capital Economics says it would take a bigger shift in the global economy – say, a deep recession in Europe or a slowdown in Asia’s manufacturing – for pump prices to drop noticeably. Either event would slow oil demand, depressing prices. But experts expect demand to keep rising. World oil demand is expected to increase by another 1.5 percent to 89.25 million barrels a day in 2012, according to the Energy Information Administration. In the short term, tensions with Iran are feeding fears that oil supplies could be blocked.

Justices get by with little security BY JODI KANTOR New York Times

When Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer was robbed in his Caribbean vacation home 10 days ago, the crime was unremarkable except for one fact: A machete-wielding intruder was able to walk right into the residence of one of the highest members of the U.S. government. In an era when many top U.S. officials are blanketed in security, Breyer and his colleagues are the exceptions, freer but also more exposed than their counterparts in the executive and legislative branches. Nowadays, it often seems that anyone who is anyone in Washington has a driver and a gaggle of taciturn protectors. Congressional leaders sweep into restaurants trailed by members of the Capitol Police; top White House advisers have Secret Service agents. And every president is more heavily encircled than the one before. When President Obama wants to snorkel on his Hawaii vacations,

the Secret Service clears the airspace above him, the shoreline in front of him and the water around him. However, the nine justices often slip around Washington like ordinary citizens, causing barely a pause at stop signs, parties, supermarkets and houses of worship. It is hard to name many officials with more influence than Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, the court’s perennial swing vote, who may determine the fate of Obama’s health care law this spring. But it is easy to name many officials with far more constant protection. Court officials do not discuss security arrangements in detail, but according to longtime observers and congressional budget requests, they vary depending on a justice’s location: traveling out of town for a speech, walking around Washington or working inside the heavily

fortified court building. In the capital, the justices are protected mainly by the court’s own small force, said a spokeswoman, Kathy Arberg. When the justices leave Washington, the U.S. Marshals Service takes over, and local police departments help, too. Protection may be relatively light because justices have worked to preserve their freedom of movement, and the Supreme Court has a lucky history — its members have not met with serious violence. The most recent attack took place nearly three decades ago: An assailant who objected to Supreme Court decisions on pornography and school desegregation punched Justice Byron R. White in the face. “Based on history, it’s tough to make the case that there should be mandatory protection,� said Robert Fein, a forensic psychologist who conducted a Secret Service study of assassins.

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Cuba’s cardinal a resilient leader

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HAVANA — When a young parish priest named Jaime Ortega stepped out of a Cuban detention camp in the spring of 1967, at the height of the Communist revolution’s attempt to stamp out religion, his father handed him a oneway ticket to Spain and urged his son not to look back. But Ortega refused to go. Forty-five years later and now a cardinal, Ortega heads the island’s Roman Catholic church, which has returned from the wilderness to become the most influential independent institution in the country. In recent years, the 75-year-old clergyman has negotiated with President Raul Castro for the release of political prisoners, given the government advice on economic policy and allowed church magazines to publish increasingly frank articles about the need for change. And after Pope Benedict XVI pays a pre-Easter visit, Ortega will have played a part in getting two consecutive pontiffs to turn their spotlight on one of the most secular countries in Latin America. "My impression of Jaime Ortega is that he’s just the right man at the right time over these years," said Tom Quigley, a former Latin America policy adviser at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. "It seems to me the events of the last couple of years have proved his quiet leadership to have been very effective, and the church is in a much better position today than it has been at any time since 1960." Ortega has used his pulpit to criticize Cuba’s Marxist political system and call for greater economic and political freedom, but also to steer the island’s young people away from what he warned in a

AROUND THE WORLD Greek leaders’ motives in doubt ATHENS — Greek citizens have never believed that the deep spending cuts their country has made to avoid bankruptcy were distributed fairly. But top European officials are starting to worry about that, too. Misgivings remain about whether Greek leaders are committed to instituting the tough policies they have promised in return for the money, not least because of a lingering sense that cuts will continue to hurt the poor far more than the powerful. Despite those concerns, Greece will probably receive its second rescue in two years on Monday, when finance officials gather in Brussels to discuss a $170 billion bailout for the country. Without it, Greece will run out of money by the end of March, with potentially dire consequences for the global economy as a whole.

Latvians reject giving Russian official status RIGA, Latvia — Latvian voters resoundingly rejected a proposal to give official status to Russian, the mother tongue of their former Soviet occupiers, though the defeated referendum Saturday is expected to leave scars on an already divided society. Russian is the first language for about one-third of the Baltic country’s 2.1 million people, and many of them would like to accord official status to the language to reverse what they claim has been 20 years of discrimination. But for ethnic Latvians, the referendum was a brazen attempt to encroach on Latvia’s independence, which was restored two decades ago after a half-century of occupation by the Soviet Union following World War II. Many Latvians still consider Russian – the lingua franca of the Soviet Union – as the language of the former occupiers. They also harbor deep mistrust toward Russia and worry that Moscow attempts to wield influence in Latvia through the ethnic Russian minority.

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Cuba’s Cardinal Jaime Ortega has helped coax President Raul Castro’s government to reform. 1998 speech was "a type of United States subculture which invades everything." "He has a very tough job," said Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski, an Ortega supporter who acknowledged that many Cuban exiles view

the cardinal warily. "For those who are Monday-morningquarterbacking from Miami and don’t have on-the-ground experience, it’s going to take more time for them to change their opinion of him." Ortega, a plump, jovial man

often spotted on the cobblestone streets of Old Havana wearing a simple priest’s collar, became archbishop of the capital in 1981, and cardinal in 1994, just as the Communist government was easing up on religion. It had excised the last references to atheism from its laws and regulations, and removed prohibitions on worship by party members. Following Pope John Paul II’s historic 1998 tour, which Ortega helped organize, Fidel Castro declared Christmas a national holiday for the first time since that status was abolished following the 1959 revolution. Still, the island remains the least overtly religious country in Latin America, with less than 10 percent of the population practicing. Despite years of lobbying, the church has virtually no access to state-run radio or television, is not allowed to administer schools and has not been granted permission to build new places of worship. For many years, Ortega rarely spoke out against the government or opined on policy. By all accounts, his interaction with Raul, Fidel’s less doctrinaire brother who took over in 2006, has been good. Ortega has said he meets regularly with the younger Castro, giving him advice on the economic reforms the president is pushing.

manageable. But eventually, if not cleaned up, low-Earth orbit would become too The most obvious sign that perilous for people and satelthere is a lot of junk in space lites. “It will be a huge risk these days is how much of it for an astronaut to go to space,” said John L. Junkins, has been falling out of the a professor of aerospace sky lately: a defunct NASA engineering at Texas A&M. satellite last year, a failed Taking down five or six of Russian space probe this the large intact objects each year. year would be enough to halt While the odds are tiny the cascade effect, he said. that anyone here on Earth NASA has started financing will get hit, the chances that research to come up with all this orbiting litter will interfere with working satel- some solutions. Raytheon, for one, is studying whether lites or the International a high-altitude balloon might Space Station are getting higher, according to a recent be able to carry a machine that would essentially shoot report by the National Research Council. The group, a puffs of air into the path of orbiting debris. Even that nonprofit organization that dispenses advice on scientific slight increase in atmospheric drag could force junk to matters, concluded that the fall back to Earth. problem of extraterrestrial Technology is just one clutter had reached a point hurdle. International politics where, if nothing was done, a cascade of collisions would might be a more serious one. Space junk, even if it is just eventually make low-Earth junk, still belongs to the orbit unusable. nation that put it there. So if There is a straightforward the United States tried to solution to the problem: lasso part of a spent Russian Dispose of the space junk. rocket, Russia would most And so researchers are steplikely protest. ping in with a variety of Meanwhile, the space junk creative solutions, including problem will not be solved nets that would round up unless everyone launching wayward items and drag rockets stops adding to it. them into the Earth’s atmoThe United States has largely sphere, where they would done that: All new satellites harmlessly burn up, and are now accompanied by balloons that would direct plans for how to bring them debris into the atmosphere. For now, the risk is real but safely out of orbit.

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Syrian protesters turn out on streets of Damascus BY NEIL MACFARQUHAR New York Times

BEIRUT — Hundreds of antigovernment protesters braved scattered gunfire from Syrian soldiers and a cold winter snowstorm to march through a middle-class neighborhood in Damascus on Saturday, the biggest such demonstration witnessed close to the heart of the capital since the country’s uprising started 11 months ago. The neighborhood, Mezze, skirts the hill on which the sprawling white presidential palace sits, and as the row upon row of demonstrators walked along, wrapped tightly in their heavy coats, more than a few expressed the wish that President Bashar Assad could hear them. “I hope President Assad opens the window of his office and sees how Damascenes are shouting against him and his regime,” said Usama, 22, a university student from the neighborhood, giving only his first name out of fear of retribution. “The regime thought we were asleep, but it doesn’t know that when we wake up his regime will be gone.” The relative calm of Damascus, as well as Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, throughout the uprising has been cited repeatedly by the Assad government to buttress its argument that it enjoys wide support in Syria. Officials maintain that the demonstrations and unrest in rebellious cities like Homs, Hama and Daraa, all sites of brutal crackdowns, are the work of foreign infiltrators. That argument will be much harder to sustain if mainstream, middle-class districts of the capital like Mezze begin rising up to demonstrate, as it did on Saturday. The march was prompted by the deaths of three men at a smaller protest

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Syrians chant anti-Bashar Assad slogans during a protest in front of the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Friday. a day earlier. Several marchers said it was one thing to deploy tanks in provincial cities, but it would be impossible to say that foreign armed gangs had penetrated an area close to the presidential palace. “If the rallies have reached Damascus and are big enough, we will no longer need an armed revolution,” said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition group based in Britain. Some of the demonstrators carried palm fronds, spotted on videos of the event posted

on YouTube, to indicate their peaceful intent. In Mezze, dozens of demonstrators were also arrested, as security forces chased them into alleyways and searched houses, according to witnesses and activists. The Mezze neighborhood houses important government and private offices, including the Ministry of Information and the cellphone company MTN, as well as many foreign missions. The Iranian mission, with its distinctive Persian blue tile exterior, was a focus of demonstrators’ ire.

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free birth certificate (for those born in Kansas),â€? he said, adding that provision was made “to ensure that we From Page 1A make it as easy as possible to comply with the law.â€? The Indiana law does allow for documents in order to vote,â€? said Ernestine Krehbiel, people without a photo ID to cast provisional ballots. They president of the Kansas will have 10 days to go to the League of Women Voters. county election board and “Paying to vote is a poll tax.â€? sign an affidavit that says But Kobach, the primary author of the law the Legisla- they are who they say they ture passed last spring, said it are and they don’t have the was meticulously drafted so money to pay for documentathat it would be “bulletproof tion to prove identification. in court.â€? The Supreme Court ruling “I’m very confident that if made note of that provision, any group tries to bring a saying it lessened the “severlawsuit they’ll be wasting a ityâ€? of the burden of providlot of time and money for ing a photo ID. their efforts,â€? he said. Kansas also allows for proLegal experts disagree on visional ballots, but it still whether a 2008 U.S. Supreme requires the voter to later Court decision can be inshow proof of ID to a county terpreted as broadly as Koelection official. bach does in supporting his Regardless, Kobach said, claims. the possible charges for some The Kansas coalition is supporting documents for a consulting about the issue Kansas ID can’t be considered a poll tax “because the same with the Brennan Center for argument would have been Justice, a public policy and true for Indiana.â€? law institute at New York In the ruling, the Supreme University. Court affirmed a ruling by the “I wouldn’t put us in the starting blocks for litigating Seventh Circuit Court of Apanything in Kansas,â€? said peals that “declined to judge Keesha Gaskins, an attorney the law by the strict standard at the center. “It obviously set for poll taxes ‌ finding remains on our radar.â€? the burden on voters offset by The voter ID law is particthe benefit of reducing the ularly in the forefront in risk of fraud.â€? Wichita as the city approaches Dan Tokjai, an Ohio State a Feb. 28 special election on University law professor who specializes in election law, the proposed Ambassador said the Crawford ruling said Hotel downtown. The law only that Indiana law wasn’t took effect Jan. 1, so the special election will be one of the unconstitutional on face valfirst to require voters to show ue. “It’s still possible for india photo ID at the polls. vidual voters – people who are really poor or homeless – 15 states have ID law to challenge its application in certain circumstances,â€? Tokjai Fifteen states have some said. “It would be misleading form of voter ID law. Kansas to say without qualification is one of 10 that have a strict that Crawford means all these voter photo ID law; eight are constitutional. passed their laws in 2011. “That’s an important qualAt least three – South ification, one that I’m sure Carolina, Texas and WisconSecretary of State Kobach’s sin – are involved in court office would prefer to glide action. South Carolina and over. But it’s an important one Texas, which must receive for people who actually pay federal clearance for any attention to what the law changes in their voting laws under the Voting Rights Act of says. “The question of whether 1965, have sued the U.S. Justice Department for block- these laws are constitutional, ing their voter photo ID laws. as applied to individuals burdened by them, is very much The Wisconsin League of Women Voters and the ACLU alive.â€? have recently filed separate lawsuits challenging the Wis- Real people’s stories consin law, citing a kind of poll tax – prohibited by the Gaskins, with the Brennan U.S. Constitution’s 24th Center for Justice, said the amendment – on some votpossibility of charges for supers who lack the documents porting documents “remains to get an approved ID. an open question.â€? The Kansas coalition ap“You have the technical pears to be following similar legal question: The cost of the thinking. underlying documentation is The state law requires votnot a poll tax,â€? she said. “In ers to show a photo ID such as terms of how we think about a driver’s license or passport. poll taxes as human beings, if Although the law allows for a it’s going to cost money for free photo voter ID, there can me to get to the polls, it’s a be charges for documents poll tax.â€? needed to get that ID, such as She noted the Supreme a marriage certificate or outCourt didn’t consider specific of-state birth certificate. circumstances, or people “This is very anti-woman,â€? directly affected by having to Krehbiel said, noting that pay for supporting documarried women who don’t ments. keep their maiden names So it’s not surprising that would need to pay $15 to get the Kansas coalition wants to a copy of their marriage limake specific incidents part cense, if they don’t have one. of any legal action it might Although the law can waive take. the usual $15 fee for a Kansas “It is important to provide birth certificate, a person real stories,â€? said Doug Bonborn out of state would have ney, chief counsel and legal to pay the going rate in that director for the ACLU in Kanstate to obtain one. sas and western Missouri. A person doesn’t need a Krehbiel agreed. birth certificate to get a photo “What we really need are ID, but it is the most common some plaintiffs, like some document of the 13 acceptelderly people who have been able items to prove U.S. citivoting for years and years,â€? zenship to get the ID. Proof of she said. citizenship is also required for The ACLU did that in the those registering to vote for lawsuit it filed in December in the first time under a law that Wisconsin. takes effect Jan. 1, 2013; One of its plaintiffs is an 84-year-old woman who Kobach is trying to get the serves on her village board Legislature to push the date and has voted regularly since up to June 15. 1948. She has never had a Constitutional question birth certificate, the lawsuit says, because she was born in a house. The state has a recKobach said the 2008 Suord of her birth, which would preme Court decision in allow her to have birth certifCrawford vs. Marion County (Ind.) eliminates the possibil- icate made, but her maiden name is misspelled in those ity of charges for supporting records. documents being considered She would have to pay a poll tax. “And Indiana’s law didn’t go $200 to get the spelling coras far as we did in providing a rected, far more than the

normal $20 fee for a birth certificate. Lining up plaintiffs can be tricky, Gaskins said. “You run into trouble because the minute you identify them, then you can get them help and it becomes moot,� she said.

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Grading Our Schools offers a ranking of local elementary, middle and high schools’ performance on Kansas state assessment tests. The report shows scores for tests taken in spring 2011 and provides scores from spring 2009 and 2010 for comparison. It includes public school districts in Sedgwick, Butler and Harvey counties, the Wichita Catholic Diocese schools and several private schools. Some private schools, including Wichita Collegiate and the Independent School, choose not to be accredited by the state and do not administer the tests. When studying the data, keep these points in mind: ■ Test experts say it is best to compare a school against itself over time or against schools with similar demographics because higher poverty and mobility rates translate into greater challenges for educators. ■ We’ve included what percentage of a school’s students are considered low-income. Poverty has long been shown to influence how well a student will perform in school. Still, experts caution that poverty does not make low performance inevitable, just as wealth doesn’t make success certain. ■ Urban school districts such as Wichita have largerthan-average populations of special-education and nonEnglish-speaking students, who take assessments and are counted in a school’s performance toward benchmarks set forth by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. ■ Educators say the test results shouldn’t be the only measure used to assess school quality. Parents should also consider other factors: performance of graduates, observable quality of a student’s work and other tests. Visiting a school and talking to teachers also can help. ■ At Kansas.com/ schools, grade-by-grade scores are provided for grades that tested 10 or more students. Smaller test groups are not included in state data. Some private schools have too few students for grade-by-grade scores to be available. ■ The scores in this report could differ from those shared with parents by schools. Those scores reflect students who were enrolled by Sept. 20 but don’t include students who moved in after that date or were suspended for 10 days or more. The scores in this report reflect all students enrolled at the time of the tests. ■ If parents have not received their child’s scores, they should contact the school’s principal or the district office. A school’s average scores and other information are also available on the Kansas Department of Education’s website, www.ksde.org. Click on "Data" in the top navigation bar, then look for "Building Report Card" on the right.

How to get copies Additional copies of Grading Our Schools are available for $2 each at the customer service counter of The Wichita Eagle, 825 E. Douglas.

Staff This report was prepared by Hurst Laviana and Suzanne Perez Tobias. Charts were designed by Michael Roehrman and copy-edited by the staff on The Eagle’s news desk.

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91.7 63.9 78.1 70.8 100.0 97.9 88.4 67.6 86.9 61.0 81.8 92.4 69.4 85.0 100.0 88.0 39.7 70.4 69.7 74.4 89.8 89.4

100.0 61.2 54.6 79.1 94.6 94.2 86.9 66.2 84.6 68.9 83.3 93.1 65.9 98.6 100.0 83.9 65.3 71.2 67.8 84.1 86.6 70.1

75.0 89.5 76.3 85.7 76.3 94.3 96.2 81.6 86.9 73.4 71.7 95.3 77.5 91.8 79.0 91.3 78.4 87.4 95.5 92.1 88.4 71.8 88.5 71.9 72.9 50.0 91.2 89.1 95.4 83.0 95.2 70.9 77.9 75.7 85.0 73.3 70.0 96.3 78.1 82.2 87.3 91.2 92.3 88.5 69.5 87.0 70.9 84.1 88.8 62.7 86.4 97.2 84.6 64.3 68.5 76.2 84.2 92.8 79.3

85.5 61.7 62.7 64.1 50.8 63.0 48.0 86.8 53.2 58.3 37.9 48.5 47.2 71.0 68.9 49.2 9.7 72.6

89.7 62.8 72.8 74.9 52.2 66.3 55.4 84.2 55.6 72.8 54.8 51.2 52.9 81.1 72.3 54.2

89.2 59.3 79.1 76.8 57.0 68.3 62.9 85.9 52.0 76.4 51.9 54.1 53.5 78.2 74.2 60.1

87.5 45.0 76.9 62.1 58.1 53.5 38.8 78.8 52.3 71.1 51.4 38.4 52.5 77.6 65.8 57.1

80.4 50.0 79.4 57.8 55.2 67.5 44.6 90.8 42.2 65.4 31.9 49.9 43.5 71.5 53.2 51.4

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92.7 73.4 79.6 75.0 60.4 74.4 58.9 89.1 64.0 78.3 59.6 58.8 53.9 81.5 76.7 62.1 29.3 85.6

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71.3 85.7 69.5 76.1 76.7 90.2 98.7 85.9 75.3 77.9 76.0 87.8 67.7 83.7 76.3 84.2 92.2 92.3 81.7 82.4 76.8 70.6 76.1 68.1 47.8

83.0 84.3 65.4 73.9 75.6 83.8 99.4 86.8 72.5 77.7 69.1 86.3 71.0 79.8 71.2 85.7 87.1 95.0 89.6 79.7 78.3 63.1 80.3 60.9 56.5

84.4 71.3 88.5 77.5 72.1 77.6 66.1 77.8 75.5 65.6

93.3 79.0 89.5 78.5 84.4 82.4 75.9 85.3 82.9 76.8

85.5 63.0 52.3 74.4 91.4 86.8 75.5 63.6 83.2 77.1 78.2 89.0 78.9 85.4 93.3 78.1 47.4 65.1 71.6 69.1 90.0 73.6

82.7 57.8 67.1 63.3 91.3 85.0 76.1 56.1 89.7 84.2 87.7 87.8 76.9 89.9 91.5 78.6 74.7 60.5 64.1 75.1 89.3 66.6

50.5% n/a 72.6% 70.9% 94.5% 81.3% 96.2% 82.9% 94.3% 79.5% 91.0% 94.2% 93.8% 58.6% 60.8% 87.6% 88.9% 53.4%

86.7 36.0 63.0 71.2 35.6 50.2 42.4 88.6 45.5 61.0 44.3 45.5 53.8 74.5 63.1 53.0

79.6 46.6 62.5 64.8 49.7 58.5 45.2 88.9 35.7 56.1 40.2 45.4 47.1 68.6 63.4 44.8

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86.9 62.5 72.3 57.8 53.7 62.3 41.3 89.7 0.0 71.3 40.5 48.8 44.1 76.4 59.2 55.1 15.4 72.8

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ENTERPRISE From Page 1A speaking students. “We study hard for tests because that’s how to show what you know,” said fourthgrader Axel Becerril. Enterprise’s recent success “feels good,” he added. “Really good.”

‘Climate of trust’ In the 2007-08 school year, just over half the school’s third- through fifth-graders passed state reading assessments. Students for whom English wasn’t their native language fared even worse: only one in four passed the reading test. But that wasn’t all, said Stead, the principal: Many Enterprise students and families just didn’t see the point of state tests or school in general.

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Wichita, receive free or reduced-price lunch, an indicator of poverty. Many live

Broadway. They move a lot. They struggle to scrape together meals and buy clothes. Many parents dropped out of high school and figured their kids would likely do the same. “You had teachers blaming parents and parents blaming teachers” for students’ poor performance, Stead said. “We had to build a climate of trust.” She began by insisting that every teacher earn an English as a Second Language endorsement from the state, and she let them use planning and team time to work toward those credits. “They still had to do quite a bit of homework and studying on their own, but we worked as a team,” Stead said. “We were cheering each other on.” Teachers learned strategies to help not only Englishlanguage learners, the principal said, but other students

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From Page 8A as well. Next, parent involvement coordinator Misty Seeber launched an effort to help parents get their high school or general equivalency diplomas. Parents work in the school’s library or computer lab, or can print out assignments to take home. About 40 parents signed up for the program the first year, but many didn’t want to come into the school for the first informational meeting. “We’d see these people driving around the parking lot or sitting out there. They were scared. They were embarrassed,” Stead said. “So we just walked out there and knocked on their windows and said, ‘What are you doing? Get in there! We’re all ready for you. … You need to get to work.’ ” This year, 120 parents signed up for the program. LaShunda Wooley learned about it when she enrolled her daughter, Antonia, in kindergarten at Enterprise. The 27-year-old single mother of two had given up on high school long ago – she was a freshman at East when she dropped out – but now she’s learning fractions again and doing homework with her daughter. “She’s proud of me. She’s proud I go to school,” Wooley said. “This program just opened my eyes. It shows my daughter that I think education is important.”

Morning triage The atmosphere at Enterprise helps, too, Wooley said. “That is the best school I’ve ever seen. They are so willing to help – and loving,” she said. “I never felt that in a school before.” Each morning at Enterprise starts with triage at the doors. Teachers, paraprofessionals, bus monitors and others make a point to greet each child and look them in the eyes. “If someone’s crying or mad or there’s something going on, we address that right away,” the principal said. “We’ll pull them aside and say, ‘Is something bothering you? Do you need to talk to somebody?’ “If we can spend five minutes right now fixing whatever it is that’s upsetting them, it helps the whole day go more smoothly.” Sometimes a student had a fight with a sibling, she said. Some went to bed too late and had trouble waking up on time. Some problems are easily fixed, Stead said. Donations from Bethel Life Center allow the school to buy or replenish school supplies for kids whose families can’t afford them. The church also helps finance coats, shoes, haircuts and clothes for needy children and adopted 10 families at Christmastime. Other situations are trickier. When a fifth-grader started defying teachers, hanging with a bad crowd and getting into trouble recently, Stead called him and his parents in to her office. “I had to say, ‘Look, your parents are working hard, night and day, to get you what you need. This school is working hard. Everyone cares about you. So you have a choice to make,’ ” Stead said. Shape up, get it together, or end up in jail – or worse. “You have to give them some sign of hope,” she said. “Some belief that there is something out there to work for, and education is the way to get there.”

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66.3 55.0 26.7 40.9 53.8 88.8 67.8 40.4 45.1

66.2 63.0 24.0 52.1 49.5 85.9 73.9 55.0 43.9

75.9 71.2 51.8 70.8 60.9 87.1 84.6 70.2 67.0

76.4 76.8 58.3 92.3 63.5 85.8 84.9 79.5 74.3

72.6 72.9 42.9 78.6 57.4 83.2 76.8 65.9 60.5

73.7 65.7 35.9 63.0 56.6 85.7 77.2 66.1 67.6

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72.6 70.4 64.7 80.0 60.0 85.9 74.2 66.1 68.7

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93.6 95.7

91.4 96.1 93.8 95.9 94.2 96.5 91.5 97.2 85.5 87.7

96.6 97.1 93.5 94.4 93.5 98.2 98.2 88.8 86.5

89.6 97.5 96.9 94.6 94.0 95.4 97.3 98.6 95.7 95.2

96.1 94.1 95.3 96.4 95.6 98.0 97.0 99.1 94.4 92.6

98.7 97.8

95.1 94.2 93.5 89.3 95.2 83.5 86.1

91.1 96.9 92.3 95.6 95.8 97.0 91.6 94.5 91.3 87.9

95.1 100.0 97.1 97.1 97.1 98.2 92.0

98.6 100.0 100.0 97.1 97.6 100.0 96.9 97.6 96.3 95.1

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50.4% 34.9% 35.8% 60.1% 36.3% 33.0%

94.4 88.0 99.2 97.0 90.5 73.0

95.1 94.8 94.9 97.2 89.0 77.1

99.2 94.7 97.4 92.2 92.2 91.6

92.0 94.1 98.5 97.1 93.1 80.3

95.1 96.9 91.5 98.2 92.7 90.0

96.8 97.4 95.6 94.1 96.1 89.9

100.0 98.4 97.5 97.0 86.6 79.1

100.0 100.0 97.7 92.5 87.3 90.2

100.0 98.6 96.9 96.9 93.8 90.0

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95.3 82.1 77.2

87.2 81.6 54.0

73.7 82.7 87.3

96.0 83.4 89.8

92.2 85.1 72.0

94.3 86.4 86.8

100.0 87.5 90.4

100.0 86.4 83.7

100.0 81.0 87.5

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93.2

95.3

97.2

91.6 91.1 69.4 81.8

97.3 95.0 90.1 87.8

97.0 92.7 91.6 92.2

94.0 95.3 98.0 91.8 89.3 85.8

100.0

98.3 93.5 76.6 73.8

93.3 93.0 98.0 90.8 86.3 77.4

100.0 100.0 88.5 88.9

100.0 97.8 86.6 94.0

100.0 100.0 100.0 98.0 95.5 91.9

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93.8 83.9 71.2 97.2 82.2 85.6 87.7 90.7 85.2 88.8 79.5 68.7

87.4 86.4 84.5 89.7 88.2 83.3 89.4 92.4 93.5 88.3 81.6 75.3

94.0 85.9 74.8 90.3 86.5 82.8 86.2 91.4 89.2 89.1 74.5 78.7

92.6 88.8 69.2 92.5 78.2 87.9 83.1 89.9 84.2 86.6 87.3 86.6

90.3 86.9 79.8 87.2 81.3 88.9 91.6 91.9 93.6 86.2 89.7 88.7

95.7 88.7 73.3 91.5 80.7 87.9 89.8 90.9 88.9 91.8 83.8 89.8

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Assessment time again When Stead walks through the halls or into classrooms, she greets children by name, puts her arm around their shoulders and asks how they’re doing. In Shonda Haught’s firstgrade class, a boy showed Stead his haircut. In a class for behaviorally disturbed children – a program to

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STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS A “standard of excellence” notation is awarded when a high percentage of students score well and a low percentage score poorly. These schools received “Overall SOE” notations in all three areas — reading, math and science: Amelia Earhart Elem, Andover Central High, Andover Central Middle School, Andover High, Apollo Elem, Benton Elem, Blessed Sacrament Catholic, Bostic Traditional Magnet, Clark Davidson Elem, Derby Sixth Grade Center, Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle, Ewalt Elem, Explorer Elem, Garfield Elem, Greenwich Elem, Hyde Intl Studies/Commun Magnet, Maize Central Elem, Maize Middle School, Maize South Elem, Maize South High School, Maize South Middle School, Maize Sr High, McCollom, McLean Science/Tech Magnet, Meadowlark Elem, Mulvane High, Mulvane Middle School, Newton Sr High, Oil Hill Elem, Resurrection Catholic School, Riverside Leadership Magnet, Robert M. Martin Elem, South Breeze Elem, St Joseph Catholic Elem (Ost), St Jude Catholic Elem, St Mary Catholic Elem (Newton), St Mary Parish Catholic Elem (Derby), St Patrick Catholic Elem (Wichita), St Peter Catholic Elem (Schulte), St Thomas Aquinas Elem, Sunflower Elem School, Walton Rural Life Center, Wheatland Elem These schools received “Overall SOE” notations in all two areas: Abilene Elem, All Saints Catholic Elem, Allison Traditional Magnet, Andover Middle School, Annoor Islamic School, Augusta Middle School, Augusta Sr High, Bishop Carroll Catholic High, Challenger Intermediate, Chisholm Middle School, Circle Middle School, College Hill, Cottonwood Elem, Derby High, Derby Hills Elem, Discovery Intermediate, Dodge Literacy Magnet, El Paso Elem, Goddard High, Goddard Middle, Grandview Elem, Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet, Isely Traditional Magnet, Lincoln Elem, Lincoln Elem, Magdalen Catholic School, Mulvane Grade School, Nelson Elem, Northeast Magnet, O K, Oak Street Elem K-4, Oatville Elem, Park Hill Elem, Peterson, Prairie Creek Elem, PrayWoodman Elem 2-5, PriceHarris Communications Magnet, Rex Elem, Robinson Elem, Rose Hill High, Rose Hill Middle, Ruth Clark Elem K-5, Santa Fe 5/6 Center, St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Elem, St James (Augusta) Catholic Elem, Sunset Elem, Swaney Elem, Tanglewood Elem, Towanda Elem, Valley Center High, Valley Center Middle School, Washington Elem, Wheatland Elem, Wineteer Elem, Woodland Health / Wellness Magnet These schools received an “Overall SOE” notation in all one area: Black Traditional Magnet, Campus High Haysville, Christ The King Catholic Elem, Circle High, Clark, Cleaveland Traditional Magnet, Colvin, East, El Dorado High, El Dorado Middle, Goddard Academy, Griffith, Harry Street, Haysville West Middle School, Kapaun Mt Carmel Catholic High, Kensler, Levy Sp Ed Center, Lewis Open Magnet, Minneha Core Knowledge, Northridge Elem, Pleasantview Elem, Robinson, St Anne Catholic Elem, St Cecilia (Haysville) Elem, St Joseph Catholic (Wichita), St Margaret Mary Elem, Wilbur

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90.4 82.9 94.4 93.2 97.9 88.3 82.1 81.6

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ENTERPRISE From Page 9A transition them out of or into regular classrooms – a girl ran up to Stead and whispered that, earlier in the day, her teacher had thrown a pretzel. “She needs to get in trouble,” the girl said, smiling. “OK, thanks for letting me know,” Stead replied, smiling back. In just a few weeks, Enterprise students will prepare to take state assessments again. Teachers and younger students will line the hallways and cheer like fans at a pep rally. If the school meets or surpasses improvement goals set by the state, the students will get some kind of special treat. Last year, they threw pies at Stead and some teachers. That’s a good incentive, said 9-year-old Kevin Tran. But it’s not his only reason for studying and working hard at school. “I want to go to college and get a job,” he said. “I want to be a success.” Reach Suzanne Perez Tobias at 316-268-6567 or stobias@wichitaeagle.com.

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Enterprise Elementary School kindergartener Tatyanna Allen reads in a small group as part of the Read Well program.

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Enterprise Elementary School fifth-grader Martin Aguilar learns math in Megan Becker’s class.

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Enterprise Elementary School kindergartener teacher Aimee Nickel teaches a small group in the Read Well program.


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Xi Jinping’s U.S. trip plays well back home BY KEITH B. RICHBURG Washington Post

BEIJING — Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s weeklong trip to the United States, covered in minute detail in the official media here, offered the first extended chance for the Chinese public to size up the man tapped to be their next leader. And judging from the initial reviews, Xi is proving a surprise hit with ordinary people. Comments posted on the popular microblogging sites known as weibo, as good a barometer of real sentiment as exists in China, suggest that Xi has struck a chord by using the simple everyday language of most Chinese and sprinkling his speeches with common cultural references, including a line from a pop song and an advertising jingle. Xi seemed at ease around his American hosts, whether climbing into a tractor cab in Iowa or sitting tie-less during the fourth quarter of a Los Angeles Lakers game as he laughed alongside Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. It’s not an image Chinese are used to after the decade-long presidency of the stiff and formal-looking Hu Jintao, who often comes across in photos as a typical Communist Party bureaucrat. And many here noted the difference. “The Chinese style in official talks for the past 10 years is just repeating what the book says, with no taste or character,� wrote one weibo user, using the name Qianfengqingyin. “Xi Jinping’s remarks during his U.S. visit are quite vivid and new.� Another weibo user, Zongjun, said that in his speech in Washington on Sino-U.S. relations, Xi used “standard Mandarin, magnetic male deep voice with measured tones,� adding that Xi “has a professional TV anchorman style.� Xi’s easygoing style drew comparisons to earlier Chinese leaders who showed more personality and self-confidence on the global stage.

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Choices Fair offers information on school options that are slated to open next fall and how boundary changes – including potential school closings – may Wichita parents and stuaffect their child. dents can learn about the The fair also is a place to district’s magnet schools and check out magnet schools, other education options at the annual Choices Fair from which build their curricula around a central theme such 5 to 8 p.m. March 1 at the as fine arts, technology or Century II Exhibition Hall. foreign language, a teaching The fair, normally held in strategy such as structured January or February, was postponed this year because traditional magnets, or the academically rigorous Inthe district is setting new ternational Baccalaureate attendance boundaries and program. opening new schools. The The free event also proschool board is set to apvides an opportunity to visit prove a new boundary plan with officials from alternative Feb. 27. As part of this year’s Choic- schools, neighborhood schools and support proes Fair, parents will be able grams. to learn about new schools

BY SUZANNE PEREZ TOBIAS The Wichita Eagle

Spanish and Vietnamese translators will be available. The application deadline for elementary and middleschool magnets and Northeast Magnet High School is 4:45 p.m. March 14. The application deadline for the pre-IB program at Robinson Middle School is March 9. The deadline for the IB program at East High has passed. Magnet school applications are available in all school offices and at the magnet admissions office in the Alvin Morris Administrative Center, 201 N. Water, or may be printed from the district’s website. The district also offers an

online option: To access the application, go to magnet.usd259.org. Those with a Parent Assist account will log on with their password; those without an account or those new to the district can apply by following the instructions. From March 5-8, city mag-

net schools will host open houses where parents and children can visit during the school day. Visitation schedules for each school will be available at the fair. For more information, call the magnet school office at 316-973-4464 or visit magnet.usd259.org.

NEWS IN BRIEF France benefits as the franc dies PARIS — Greece may be scrambling for revenue, but the French treasury has just banked some 550 million euros for doing nothing — simply letting the French franc, created in 1360, finally perish. Friday was the last day that French francs could be turned into the Bank of France, the central bank, in exchange for the common European currency, the euro, a little more than a decade after it was

introduced as bills and coins. The approximately 550 million euros represents the francs still outstanding, somewhere, which are now worthless, and which will be registered as revenue for the French state. As the franc died, it is the future of the euro that seems at question now, an irony that hardly escaped some of those waiting in line at the bank to exchange the francs they had found stashed away in drawers, coat pockets and old purses. (Only bills were exchangeable; coins went out of circulation in 2005.)

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John Glenn, launch crew mark a milestone BY MARCIA DUNN Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — John Glenn joined the proud, surviving veterans of NASA’s Project Mercury on Saturday in celebrating the 50th anniversary of his historic orbital flight. The first American to orbit the Earth thanked the approximately 125 retired Mercury workers, now in their 70s and 80s, who gathered with their spouses at Kennedy Space Center to swap stories, pose for pictures and take a bow. “There are a lot more bald heads and gray heads in that group than others, but those are the people who did lay the foundation,” the 90-year-old Glenn said at an evening ceremony attended by NASA officials, politicians, astronauts and hundreds of others. “We may be up on the point of that thing and get a lot of the attention, and we had ticker-tape parades and all that sort of thing. But the people who made it work … you’re the ones who deserve the accolade. So give yourselves a great big ovation,” Glenn said, leading the crowd in applause. Glenn and fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter, now 86, spent nearly an hour before the ceremony being photographed with the retirees,

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John Glenn, left, and Scott Carpenter speak at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday. Monday will be the 50th anniversary of Glenn's launch into orbit. posing for individual pictures in front of a black curtain with a model of a MercuryAtlas rocket. Glenn and Carpenter are the lone survivors of NASA’s original Mercury 7 astronauts. Earlier in the day, the Mercury brigade traveled by bus to Launch Complex 14. That’s the pad from which Glenn rocketed away on Feb. 20,

1962. Some retirees were in wheelchairs, while others used walkers or canes. Most walked, some more surely than others. But they all beamed with pride as they took pictures of the abandoned pad and of each other, and went into the blockhouse to see the old Mercury photos on display and to reminisce.

As retired engineer Norm Beckel Jr. rode to the pad Saturday, he recalled being seated in the blockhouse right beside Scott Carpenter as the astronaut called out to Glenn right before liftoff, “Godspeed John Glenn.” But there’s more to the story. “Before he said that, he said, `Remember, John, this

was built by the low bidder,“’ Beckel, 81, told The Associated Press. The Mercury-Atlas rocket shook the domed bunker-like structure, although no one inside could hear the roar because of the thick walls. “Nothing was said by anybody until they said, `He’s in orbit,’ and then the place erupted,” Beckel recalled. Beckel and Jerry Roberts, 78, a retired engineer who also was in the blockhouse that historic day, said almost all the workers back then were in their 20s and fresh out of college. The managers were in their 30s. “I don’t know if I’d trust a 20-year-old today,” Beckel said. “They don’t know it, but we would have worked for nothing,” said Roberts, who spends the winter in Florida. Bob Schepp, 77, who like Beckel traveled from St. Louis, Mo., for the reunion, was reminded by the old launch equipment of how rudimentary everything was back then. “I wonder how we ever managed to launch anything in space with that kind of stuff,” Schepp said. “Everything is so digital now. But we were pioneers, and we made it all work.” The Mercury team included women, about 20 of whom gathered for the anniversary festivities. One pulled aside

an Associated Press reporter to make sure she knew women were part of the team. “Most of the women here are wives,” said Lucy Simon Rakov, 74. But not her. “We weren’t secretaries. We were mathematicians,” said Rakov, a pioneering computer programmer who traveled from Boston for the reunion. Patricia Palombo, 74, also a computer programmer, said working on Project Mercury proved to be the most significant thing she’s done in her career. Glenn’s flight was the turning point that put America on a winning path that ultimately led to the moon. “It’s been downhill from here,” Palombo said with a laugh. She lives near Washington, D.C. Roberts praised the wives who endured the hardships back then. He recalled how he and his colleagues worked 16and 18-hour days, seven days a week, especially after the Soviet Union grabbed the prize of first spaceman with Yuri Gagarin in 1961. NASA’s celebration of Glenn’s three-orbit, five-hour flight aboard the Friendship 7 capsule began Friday at Cape Canaveral. The festivities move to Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, the actual anniversary. Glenn will be honored at a gala at Ohio State University.

Key questions, answers about the hotel vote BY BILL WILSON The Wichita Eagle

Here are answers to some of the key questions about the Feb. 28 guest tax vote on the Ambassador Hotel Wichita, a 117-room boutique hotel proposed for the old Union National Bank building, Douglas and Broadway, which was the site of the Dockum Drugs store sit-in in 1958. The rooms are projected to cost an average of $150 a night. Q. What am I voting on? A. This is what you will see on the ballot: Shall Charter Ordinance 216 entitled: “A charter ordinance amending and repealing Section 1 of Charter Ordinance No. 213, of the city of Wichita, Kansas, which amended and repealed Section 1 of Charter Ordinance No. 183 of the city of Wichita which amended and repealed Section 1 of Charter Ordinance No. 174 of the city of Wichita, Kansas, pertaining to the application of revenues from the transient guest tax” take effect? Yes No Q. What does that mean? A. What the ballot question is asking is whether you want the city to rebate to the developers 75 percent of the

bed tax paid by the hotel’s guests for 15 years. The total amount is estimated at $2.25 million. A “yes” vote means you do; a “no” vote means you don’t. Q. Does downtown need more hotel rooms? A. Downtown consultant Goody Clancy says Wichita needs 250 to 400 additional downtown hotel rooms to be a serious player for major events, such as NCAA men’s basketball tournament rounds, major conventions and concerts. In the first year of Project Downtown, Wichita gained 248 hotel rooms, including the 117 that are under construction at the Ambassador. Project opponents contend that the Ambassador will take up to 50 percent of its business from nearby competing upscale hotels. Q. What are guest tax revenues? A. The guest tax is an extra tax levied against guests at Wichita hotels. It is used to promote convention and tourism pursuits, and for maintenance and upgrades at Century II. The Ambassador is expected to generate an estimated $3 million in guest taxes over its first 15 years; it seeks to keep 75 percent, or $2.25 million, of that. Q. What laws permit the challenge of the guest tax

allocation to the Ambassador project? A. The Wichita City Council, when it approved the guest tax allocation for the Ambassador, passed a charter ordinance to do so. Such charter ordinances are subject to a public protest petition. Americans for Prosperity and its supporters successfully gained 2,500 signatures from registered Wichita voters to force the vote. Q. Has the city ever allocated guest tax revenues to other hotel projects? A. Yes, three, according to Allen Bell, the city’s director of urban development: the Hyatt Regency, the Hotel at Old Town and the Fairfield Inn and Suites Hotel in WaterWalk. In each case, the city made a direct financial contribution to pay a portion of the cost of the hotel’s construction, which was then financed with city bonds, Bell said. The bed tax revenue generated by the hotel was used to help pay off the bonds. In each case, the city council adopted a charter ordinance as it did with the Ambassador, amending the prior charter ordinance governing the use of bed tax revenue. All of those ordinances were subject to the same protest petition over 60 days, but no protest was filed.

Q. Who is behind Douglas Place LLC, the group renovating the Ambassador? A. The development team is headed by Paul Coury, a boutique hotel developer and owner of Tulsa-based Coury Properties. Coury’s credits include boutique hotels in Tulsa, Fort Worth, Oklahoma City and Kansas City. His partners include Dave Burk, the veteran Old Town developer, and Wichita construction executive David Wells. Q. How is the project being financed? A. The project is estimated at $29.2 million; $22.57 million is for the hotel. The rest is coming from the city of Wichita for a parking garage, retail space and an urban park. Developers say they’ve taken out a $12 million bank loan, have $5.9 million in private equity, a $2.2 million interim loan and will be using $1.5 million from the city’s facade program and $7.71 million in public investment. Q. What are the direct public costs involved in the project? A. According to the developers’ financial plan, the city has committed $6 million for a parking garage, $800,000 for an urban parkway, $770,000 for land acquisition and $140,000 in financing

and other costs, for a total of $7.71 million. The city also would make a $1.5 million loan from its facade program to the project. And if the referendum passes, the hotel would get an estimated $2.25 million from the guest tax over 15 years. Opponents contend the project contains $15.4 million in public subsidies, including $7.3 million in state and federal historic tax credits. Q. How much equity do the developers have in the project? A. Developers claim they have up to $8.8 million in equity in the project, including $1 million in cash, $6.715 million in up-front proceeds from the sale of state and federal historic tax credits and another $780,000 in tax credit sale proceeds at the end of the hotel’s construction. Coury told The Eagle last fall he plans to contribute an additional $1 million in in-kind services as the room and furnishings designer for the project. Critics of the project dismiss the tax credits as another public incentive, boiling the developer equity down to $2 million — the $1 million in cash and the $1 million in Coury’s in-kind services. Several bankers and economists, though, told The Eagle last

HOTEL From Page 1A Ambassador is forecast to generate. A yes vote means Coury’s group can keep the money; a no vote means the revenue goes into the city’s convention and tourism recruitment effort, funding Go Wichita, the city’s tourism arm. Advance voting already has begun. Coury is clear: Had he known Americans for Prosperity would mount a petition drive against the guest tax revenue, he would not have brought his boutique hotel project to Wichita. “It’s incredible,” he said. “I mean, I’m going to be out $350,000 before we start, to run this Vote Yes campaign and to pay for the election. That’s the incredible part. “Don’t you think the people circulating the petitions should have some skin in this game? Shouldn’t we at least be splitting the cost of this election?” The special election is estimated to cost $50,000. Coury said the political fight also led him to drop his plans for a similar hotel renovation at the Commodore Apartments near Broadway and Central, a 62-unit project that originally lured the Tulsa boutique developer to Wichita. His position is a message that downtown proponents want to make sure voters understand, especially with the looming prospect of a deal at Union Station, the cavernous train station that analysts say will be financially impos-

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Opponents of the guest tax issue relating to the Ambassador Hotel have posted “Vote No” signs around Wichita. sible to revitalize without a longterm public-private partnership that could make the Ambassador deal look small by comparison. A no vote “is tantamount to saying you don’t want growth in Wichita,” said Tom Docking, the Wichita attorney who chairs the Wichita Downtown Development Corp. “You don’t want the Intrust Bank Arena. You don’t want the Kellogg flyover. You don’t want the children’s museum. You don’t want Old Town. “Think what Wichita would be like if we didn’t have those amenities.” If the referendum fails, downtown revitalization will be set back significantly, Docking and Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer say. “The bigger picture, I fear, is that if the referendum fails, it sends a

message to the business community that they’re going to have a battle on their hands whenever the economics dictate a public-private partnership. And the opponents are well-organized,” Docking said. Said Brewer, “The message will be that this community isn’t sincere in what it’s doing downtown … that we sincerely want new business and growth.” In the shorter term, the referendum’s failure will mean scaleddown amenities and a smaller payroll at the Ambassador, Coury said. “If I find myself in a position where I need to trim more than $2 million in expenses, then there are going to be some things we need to do for the full hotel experience that simply won’t get done,” he said.

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A “Vote Yes” sign is posted on the fence outside what will be the new Ambassador Hotel at Douglas and Broadway.

Opposing the subsidy The leaders of the petition drive frequently advocate for free market and limited government before the Wichita City Council. Their opposition to the guest tax allocation – they say they’re not opposed to the hotel project in total – is based on two factors: Governments shouldn’t pick winners by providing public incentives to private developments. And the guest tax money shouldn’t be missed by project developers who have cashed in on $15.4 million of public sub-

fall that tax credits are considered equity by many bankers because of their ease of conversion to cash. Q. What are historic tax credits? A. According to the Kansas Historical Society, the federal program provides an incometax credit equal to 20 percent of qualified rehabilitation expenses on income-producing properties. The state program provides a tax credit equal to 25 percent of qualified expenses on incomeproducing or non incomeproducing properties. These credits are sold to investors to generate capital for the rehabilitation projects, which analysts say can cost two to three times more than a new building. Q. What is the nature of the opposition from Americans for Prosperity and other groups to the project? A. Basically, the groups oppose public subsidies for private developments, saying that such subsidies put government in the position of picking winners and losers. Some AFP supporters say they’re challenging the guest tax because the law allows them to, and that $15.4 million in eight other public subsidy programs for the Ambassador is enough.

sidies – a figure Coury dismisses as a “myth.” The city and the developer’s financial statements put public incentives at $7.7 million. “We saw that the multi-layered subsidy package to the Ambassador hotel contained one item that we thought was over the top,” said Bob Weeks, one of the AFP supporters who organized the petition drive. “And something passed by a charter ordinance, as this was, is subject to a protest petition. … We thought about it and, you know, eight things are going to be in effect here and this one thing seems just over the top.” “We’re not against the hotel,” Weeks said. “We’re against the ninth government subsidy to the hotel.” One of the AFP group’s core beliefs is that tax revenues should always be used for public services, not to subsidize private development. “Taxation is a public function for a public benefit,” Weeks said. “In this case, we’re turning that function over for private benefit and private gain.” Susan Estes, who is AFP’s field representative in Wichita, and John Todd, another AFP activist, put the stakes of the election a little more broadly: Governments shouldn’t provide public subsidies for private developments because it puts them in the position of playing business favorites. “Equality of opportunity is what we’re looking for,” Todd said. Reach Bill Wilson at 316-268-6290 or bwilson@wichitaeagle.com


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f state lawmakers are trying to redraw congressional and state Senate districts to safeguard incumbency and ignore common sense, they’re doing a fine job. They’re also illustrating why Kansas should join the states that use a nonpartisan, independent process to make new maps every 10 years. Lawmakers It should be said that the Kansas need to cool House made its their own redistricting partisanship process look easy long enough earlier this to make some month, approving a map on a redistricting 109-14 vote with maps that put astonishingly communities little debate. But some of the and voters proposals for the first. Senate and the four congressional districts have been nutty. They show little regard for the need to keep communities of interest together, but a shameless willingness to use redistricting to protect vulnerable and safe incumbents alike. A map put forth last week by Senate Reapportionment Committee Chairman Tim Owens, R-Overland Park, unabashedly tries to guarantee reelection for himself and fellow moderate Republican Sen. Carolyn McGinn, R-Sedgwick, by drawing their conservative primary challengers out of their districts. The tortured map goes so far as to lump Sen. Ty Masterson of Andover, Sen. Steve Abrams of Arkansas City and McGinn’s would-be opponent, businessman Gary Mason, in a single district. No wonder Mason suggested he was being “Gary-mandered.” Congressional maps on the table variously would find the 1st District’s needed 58,000 more residents in Wyandotte County (House Speaker Mike O’Neal, R-Hutchinson), part of

Topeka (Sen. Mike Petersen, R-Wichita) or all of Lawrence (Rep. Anthony Brown, R-Eudora) – urban centers that are about as unlike the conservative, rural “Big First” as it gets. The last map also splits Harvey County between the 1st and 4th districts and moves Kingman County to the “Big First.” Earlier, the Senate passed a congressional map that would move Manhattan and Kansas State University from the 2nd District. While that’s not a perfect solution, especially because Manhattan officials oppose it, at least the 1st District mirrors the mission and character of the land-grant university. And Owens had the right idea in wanting to divide no major cities and as few counties as possible. Though the map would leave the 2nd District only slightly less Republican, the chairman of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee claimed it “hurts Republicans and helps President Obama’s agenda” and proved the need for a new Senate. “It was a coalition map in a Republican state,” complained Sen. Susan Wagle, R-Wichita. “You’d think we could pass a Republican map.” No, you’d think that at least once a decade, state lawmakers could cool their scorched-earth partisanship long enough to make some maps that put communities and voters first. Meanwhile, the clock is ticking. Once the Legislature’s district maps gain Gov. Sam Brownback’s signature, they must face a 30-day review by the Kansas Supreme Court. Congressional maps routinely have been challenged in federal court; in 2002, the court fight nearly postponed the August primary. It’s not too late for lawmakers to set aside their self-interest and exemplify fairness in redistricting. But it will be soon. — For the editorial board, Rhonda Holman

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Second-guessing the golf course plan If the city of Wichita still can find a way to deal with the debt load for the Auburn Hills Golf Course and stabilize the golf courses’ finances without raising green fees, that will be great. But the park board and city staff have spent months on the issue, holding 16 public meetings and heeding the strong call of citizens not to close any courses. So it was disconcerting to see the Wichita City Council defer the park board’s recommended fee increases last week – seemingly in response to former City Council member Greg Ferris’ last-minute plea not to raise the fees now. It should be noted that Ferris, while on the council, was a key figure in putting the deal together to build Auburn Hills. The course has been a point of pride but also criticism, because of its debt.

Drug tests for welfare recipients costly, catch few Requiring welfare recipients to undergo drug testing seems like common sense to most Kansans, judging from a new SurveyUSA poll, sponsored by KWCH, Channel 12. Of the 500 adults polled, 77 percent said they would support such testing. A bill in the Legislature would require a third of those on welfare to undergo random drug screens; the recipients would have to pay for their own screening up front, but the state would cover the cost if the test was negative. Proponents cite Florida’s example. But from July 1 until a federal judge issued a temporary injunction and stopped testing last fall, just 32 of 7,000 screened applicants tested positive. That meant the state had to reimburse the $25 to $45 cost for all who tested negative. As Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen observed before the judge’s ruling, “Here in Florida, (Gov.) Rick Scott’s campaign promise of mass job creation is at least coming true for professional urine samplers.”

Lawmaker hassled, detained in Arizona State Rep. Ponka-We Victors, D-Wichita, shared with lawmakers her personal experiences with Arizona’s antiimmigration laws, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. Victors, who is of American Indian and Latino heritage, said she has been hassled and detained by border control agents while visiting her family in Arizona. “Every time I left Arizona, it was like a sigh of relief when I came back to Kansas. But now, with these laws, I don’t know about that anyVictors more,” Victors said, referring to several anti-immigration bills before the Legislature. Victors, who wants stronger enforcement on both the Mexican and Canadian borders, also joked that Native Americans have a different perspective on this debate. “Personally, my people have been fighting immigration since 1492,” she said. “It doesn’t get any better.”

So they said ■ “I have as good a Cabinet as I think any president in modern history has had. And one of the stars of that Cabinet is sitting right here, Kathleen Sebelius.” – President Obama, at a D.C. fundraiser ■ “We want to apologize at the beginning of this that Kathleen Sebelius was our former governor.” – Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, on a Conservative Political Action Conference panel with Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita ■ “I do not understand that institution. If anyone does, come see me later.” – Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, at CPAC, speaking about the U.S. Senate ■ “It’s been like riding an airplane as it’s being built.” – Mitzi McFatrich, executive director of nursing-home group Kansas Advocates for Better Care, on the governor’s social services reorganization

Hotel incentive is genius approach I view the decision of the city to provide a portion of the transient guest tax to the developers of the Ambassador Hotel as a form of capital. This capital is not a loss of profit to the city, the residents of Wichita or tourists. Viewed another way, the ability of our city to entice developers to begin new business ventures that do not increase taxes or cost the taxpayers a dime, and that are paid for by the success of the business being developed, is genius. Viewed from an economic standpoint, the Ambassador Hotel project might not occur without the positive effect of additional capital. Accordingly, dozens of jobs, increased tax revenue, new tourist and meeting accommodations, new parking infrastructure, retail, food concession and downtown redevelopment will not happen. Viewed from a marketing standpoint, assistance provided by the city produces a mutually beneficial atmosphere that is welcomed by business people regardless of the type of operation being proposed. I applaud city leaders for not simply accepting historical development methods. One size fits all it good only if the shoe fits. When it does not, it is time to provide new insight and mechanisms for capital infusion. WM. D. HESS Wichita

Already generous The developers of the Ambassador Hotel want to keep the focus on only on thing: the bed-tax refund scheme that we will vote on in the Feb. 28 election. But I think it’s important to know that this is only one of many government spending programs the out-of-state hotel developer is participating in. I watched the Wichita City Council meeting last September when these programs were presented, and I read the agenda information packet. Believe it or not, there were nine subsidy programs in total. Eight of these already are set in stone. Together, they are worth more than $15 million. The bed-tax rebate is only one of these programs, and the only one citizens get to vote on. I think that taxpayers already are being generous in setting up this developer in business. It’s also been reported in The Eagle that he will open the hotel in any case. The over-the-top greed of these people is why I am voting “no.” MARTY WEEKS Wichita

Proud of Koch Throughout these difficult times, there is a company that continues to be one of our greatest sources of community pride – Koch Industries. Koch calls Wichita its international headquarters, employing more than 2,600 people locally. Those Koch employees send their children to our schools and universities. They play major leadership roles in nonprofit organizations, including churches, charitable causes and other worthwhile organizations that improve the quality of life in our community. They also contribute to our local economy by shopping and investing their hard-earned dollars, benefiting thousands more in our community. Wichita is a city that celebrates diversity and respects diversity of

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opinion on various topics. But one thing we should all agree on – Koch Industries continue to be one of our city’s finest homegrown companies and a true success story. We are all proud of Koch Industries, and especially proud that it continues to call Wichita home and “occupy” our great city. CARL BREWER Mayor PETE MEITZNER JEFF LONGWELL Members Wichita City Council Wichita

Keep KPERS Our communities have always depended on public employees dedicated to providing high-quality services to all Kansans. In order to maintain the quality of services and to recruit and retain public employees, the state has promised, but not always adequately funded, a defined-benefit retirement system. A proposal in both houses of the Legislature would maintain this system for employees who are vested, but it would make a defined-contribution plan for those with fewer than five years of experience by January 2014. This proposal does nothing to address the main problem with the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, an $8.3 billion unfunded liability to participants through 2033. A bill passed last year, HB 2194, actually deals with this unfunded liability, but it will not go into effect without further action from the Legislature. According to the state’s actuary, the bills currently being considered would cost taxpayers $10.9 billion more than HB 2194. To ask all taxpayers to fund any plan that costs more than legislation already signed into law is irresponsible. To ask public employees to spend more of their already lagging salaries for a less certain benefit is not the retirement system our public employees deserve. BRETT RANDOLPH President Andover Education Association Andover

No evidence Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer implied that lower life expectancy for individuals with developmental disabilities is somehow a result of poor access to and coordination of health care services (“Focus on the best results,” Feb. 12 Opinion). In fact, life expectancy for those with developmental disabilities is related to the effects of their disabilities. Life expectancy has dramatically increased over time. For example, the average life expectancy for those with Down syndrome has doubled since 1983. Colyer also stated that the greatest growth in Medicaid costs was for people with disabilities.

But the University of Minnesota reported a decline in per-person spending for home- and community-based services in Kansas of 18 percent between 1993 and 2009. Regardless of the medical needs cited, to my knowledge no one has questioned the administration’s desire to place medical services paid by Medicaid under managed care. What has families and advocates so upset is the inclusion of nonmedical residential and day supports provided through the home- and community-based services waiver. I keep searching for evidence from around the country that managed care will be of positive benefit for the needs of people with developmental disabilities. I have yet to find any. RON PASMORE President/CEO KETCH Wichita

Punishing DD As a U.S. senator, Sam Brownback voted for all of the misnamed free-trade treaties that have irreversibly crippled our economy by sending America’s manufacturing to Mexico and communist China, along with the tax monies. Now governor, Brownback is trying to fix the state economy he helped bankrupt on the backs of the most vulnerable of society – the developmentally disabled. These poor people already suffer and will suffer more under Brownback’s executive order to reform the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services and use private “managed care” to serve their needs. I have a 32-year-old, 250-pound “4-year-old” son. He didn’t ask to be born mentally disabled, autistic, bipolar and with multiple food and pollen allergies. Virtually all of the state hospitals have been closed. His mother and I are both exhausted. After one of us dies, the other won’t be that far behind. It’s exhausting, frustrating and depressing beyond description. Why make the developmentally disabled suffer for the decisions of those politicians with “normal” brains? JAMES McNULTY Wichita

Test lawmakers Should the Legislature be successful in starting drug-testing for a third of state welfare recipients, I think it would only be fair for us to be assured that our legislators are sober and not under the influence of any drugs that may alter their ability to conduct the business of the people. They should be given Breathalyzer tests as they enter their respective chambers. If they test higher than 0.08 percent blood alcohol content, they should be barred from entering. Upon their third time failing the test, they should be barred for life. Random weekly blood testing for legal and illegal drugs should be done on all elected state officials. Upon failure of their third test, they should be barred for life from serving. TIM ANDERSON Mulvane

DAILY PRAYER God, clear away anxieties about money and help those with financial woes find not only answers but also faith in the future. Amen.


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Drug tests waste taxpayer funds state had to eat the costs of their tests. People who didn’t test Here’s a two-for-one politi- clean had to pay for the test. That’s the plan in Kansas too, cal disaster, a way to miss under a bill in the Legislathe mark while wasting taxture. payer funds. Wanting to help people Begin with a premise – become self-sufficient is welfare often behind such laws. recipients Good objective. Wrong apoften use drugs – and proach. As a 2004 study and policy build state paper by the National Poverlaw based ty Center concluded: on it. “While substance use, Never abuse and dependence are mind if the barriers to self-sufficiency, so belief has Sanchez are poor education, lack of been discredited elsewhere. And that transportation, physical and mental health problems, and costly constitutional chalmany other difficulties that lenges to random drug testare more common than subing are well-established in stance abuse among welfare case law. Kansas is among the latest recipients.” Even if all welfare recipistates with a proposal to drug-test welfare recipients, ents stopped using illicit with expulsion for too many drugs, society would see little decline in welfare rolls, positive results. the study found. No one likes the idea of In other words, if legislawelfare recipients using tors really want to help peodrugs. Besides the use of taxpayer money, drug habits ple on welfare become selfsufficient, they would stop undercut achieving selffocusing on pee cups and put sufficiency and harm chilmore effort into job training, dren in the household. mental health assistance and But patriarchal legislative increasing bus lines. approaches assume a lot, Expect testimony soon ignore a lot more and can where some social worker wind up costing more than will recount a horrible exthey save. ample of a welfare recipient It’s pretty easy for most abusing the system while people to conjure the image high on cocaine. of the lazy, crack-addicted Argument by anecdote is a mother abusing food stamps. dangerous way to create new That’s the problem. law. Go to the existing data, Evidence exists that taxpayers – that is, the general the results in other states, public – use drugs at higher instead. These measures often stem rates than welfare recipients. And where drugs are a prob- from an attitude of “we lem, it’s often combined with know what’s best for these people.” other factors. But in backing these plans, Florida provides the mostlegislators more often give cited example. The state passed such testing last year. evidence of what they don’t Preliminary findings showed know. 2 percent of people getting aid failed the tests. And 96 Mary Sanchez is a columnist with percent passed, meaning the the Kansas City Star. BY MARY SANCHEZ Kansas City Star

Inadequate, unequal BY JOHN RICHARD SCHROCK

It was my first year of teaching in rural Kentucky in 1969. Rookie teachers got bus duty. Every day when the last bell rang, I went out patrolling so big kids did not cut in line and crowd out the little kids along the bus-loading lot. Campbell County had nearly all rural kids, but Kentucky only funded a set percentage for busing. Thus my school was desperately short on buses. Sixty-passenger buses loaded up with more than 90 kids. When seats filled up, children stood in the aisle. Schrock And those kids who got off first waited to load last in the door well – way in front of the yellow line that was labeled “do not stand beyond this line.” County police, in plain sight of this disaster, directed those desperately overloaded buses onto the highway. This was so illegal. But what could a school administrator or the police do? The crime was at the state level: failure to fund educational costs enough to keep their children’s school buses legal. Today, Campbell County is a bedroom community to Cincinnati, and I have no doubt that my old school is compliant. But the proposed education reform package in Topeka appears to be loaded with similar treat-all-schools-the-same policies that will press many Kansas schools into diverting funds to cover their higher transportation costs. Other schools such as Dodge City, with more than 75 percent of students speaking English as a second language, and Wichita, Topeka and Kansas City, with more “at risk” students, also will have to divert regular base aid to serve their students, leaving their average student population poorer. There are two factors at play: adequacy of funding and equity of funding. Kansas schools were moving toward adequate funding before the 2008 downturn pushed basefunding amounts back to the 1990 levels. But our current formula passed the Kansas Supreme Court test for equity and limited the discrepancy between the rich and poor districts. The proposed education reform package appears to be a rich-get-richer and poor-get-

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The proposed education reform plan appears to be a rich-get-richer and poor-get-poorer package. poorer package, locking in less-than-adequate funding for the schools serving high-need students, but making the sky the limit for the rich districts. For those who remember the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” you will recognize the dilemma. Those serving high-need students under the current formula are like Jimmy Stewart’s character standing up on his savings-and-loan counter, pointing out that the money is invested in each person’s home – or, in our case, children. But we are apparently in an era where Mr. Potter, the banker, is in ascendancy. Recall the desolation of that Christmas future. The Dickensian philosophy of Mr. Potter in “It’s a Wonderful Life” – that every dollar spent by schools is a dollar not invested in business – is precisely the party line being heard from the anti-education lobby. And apparently Gov. Sam Brownback is listening to the Mr. Potters and Ebenezer Scrooges. If the Legislature does not reject this proposal, the courts likely will. The adequacy of funding is still on schedule for court. And if the local-option budget lid gets lifted, there is great likelihood that the equity of funding also will be challenged. The current school funding formula is not broken. But perhaps as a trainer of Kansas teachers, I had better begin training my student teachers in how to overload school buses. John Richard Schrock of Emporia trains biology teachers.

Decrease troop size, focus on innovation the Pentagon calls “Air Sea Battle” – a high-tech approach that will leverage Most everyone agrees we need to reduce our debt, and networks, intelligence and long-reach technologies to no part of government is ensure we can project power immune to globally and overcome adcuts – not even nation- vanced defenses. But this strategy will require a modal defense. ern force – one we do not But few agree which have today. Our Navy is smaller than at missions to any time since 1916, the next sacrifice. “A smaller generation bomber we need keeps getting delayed, and military, Fogleman our average tanker refueling however aircraft is 47 years old. Our superb, will fighter fleet is the oldest in be able to go fewer places Air Force history. and do fewer things,” said And now Washington is former Defense Secretary considering a trillion dollars Robert Gates. in further cuts that will make He meant this as a warning, but perhaps it’s not such this problem even worse. Defense Secretary Leon Paa bad thing. netta says these would end The issue is that today’s military is just too large. This new fighter, bomber and helicopter programs, push dates back to the forward back or eliminate new deployments left in Europe drones and satellites, and and Asia to keep peace and even eliminate the interconresist communism after World War II. When the Cold tinental missile leg of the nuclear triad. War ended, a failure of straInstead we should reduce tegic leadership led Pentagon the active military and explanners to decide we must be able to fight two regional pand the Guard and Reserves – saving hundreds of bilwars simultaneously. That lions. With these savings, the preserved military comPentagon could keep up mands but wasted billions. We spent a decade funding a training and readiness and embark on a much-needed large standing military that turned out to be ill-prepared period of innovation. Innovations in intelligence, for the eruption of the first air and naval power and new major post-Cold War long-range strike, including threat – global terrorism. special operations, enable us The costs of maintaining to defeat enemies wherever this large force are enormous. Personnel and mainte- they are – at a fraction of the cost of full-blown innance make up about 65 vasions like Afghanistan and percent of the Pentagon Iraq. They let us pursue terbudget and will grow to 72 percent by 2028. That’s more rorists to the ends of the Earth, disrupt their operthan twice the budget for ations and thin their ranks modernization. In the past without thousands of boots 10 years, the Pentagon has on the ground. delayed, curtailed or canCongress and the Obama celed critical investments in administration are faced our fighter fleet, combat ships and ground vehicles – with a choice: Invest in the capabilities to meet emergall to cover growing personing threats, or continue to nel costs. pay a mounting bill to mainObviously, we need a new tain the military force of the strategy to live within our past. means and meet emerging threats. There is some hope such a Ronald Fogleman is a retired Air strategy is at hand in what Force general. BY GEN. RONALD FOGLEMAN

Is Obama’s 2013 budget plan responsible? President Obama’s 2013 budget was greeted on Monday with Republican catcalls that it is simply a campaign document, but election-year budgets are supposed to explain priorities to voters. This one offers a clear and welcome contrast to the slashing austerity – and protect-thewealthy priorities – favored by Republican congressional leaders and the party’s presidential candidates. The president’s budget calls for long-term deficit reduction, but its immediate priority is to encourage the fledgling economic recovery. Instead of trying to stabilize the budget on the backs of the poor, it would raise taxes on

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as savings. That anecdote illustrates the fallacy of President Obama’s $3.8 trillion budget for 2013, which spends dollars the nation doesn’t have and the wealthy and on big banks glosses over the long-term and eliminate many corpoimpact of rising debt on the rate tax loopholes. country’s economic health. If Congress were not dysUnfortunately, the president’s functional – if it cared more budget mostly points spendabout economic stabilization ing, taxes, entitlement prothan scoring political points grams and deficit reduction – it would sign on to a bud- in the wrong direction. get like this. The most disappointing portion of the Obama budget — New York Times is the lack of attention to reforming massive unsustainThere’s an old joke about putting money in your pocket able entitlement programs such as Social Security, Mediwith your left hand, removcare and Medicaid. ing it with your right and then counting the transaction — Dallas Morning News

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The FBI says it is monitoring the social media but is not focusing on any specific group or individual. Would somebody please reach down into J. Edgar Hoover’s coffin and wipe the smile off his face. ■ ■ ■ Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Give a man a tax loophole, tax-free medical insurance, a farm subsidy and let him exploit the labor of an illegal alien, and he votes Republican for a lifetime. ■ ■ ■ We have transferred $15 trillion from the producers to the takers in America, or roughly equal to our entire national debt. Yet poverty levels are unchanged after 45 years. This proves the Democrats’ harebrained antipoverty programs only create dependency. ■ ■ ■ Parents, direct your anger over school closings at the guy who slashed funding. The superintendent and board are doing all they can with the money they have. Sending them hate mail and boycotting state assessments will not help. Call Topeka. ■ ■ ■ Whenever I heard someone referring to an elitist, arrogant, pompous, dismissive politician, President Obama came to mind. Now I have to think they are referring to Gov. Sam Brownback. ■ ■ ■ The best measure of real progress from Brownback’s leadership is the intensity of complaints from progressives, academics and the media. ■ ■ ■ Have you ever noticed how Kathleen Sebelius looks distressed when she is standing by Obama? ■ ■ ■ The state should charge $5,500 for a new marriage license. Successful couples could receive a full refund check after 20 years. Lawyers and judges would have to look for new jobs. ■ ■ ■ Wow, these guys are good. One day the Wichita City Council passes an incentive for local builders. The very next day news breaks that home sales are up across the Midwest, including Wichita. ■ ■ ■ Why should someone buying a new house rather than an existing one get a tax cut? The city government is picking winners and losers. It should mind its own business and let the free market decide which houses get sold and which don’t. ■ ■ ■ The City Council has no business providing a moratorium on property tax as incentive to a few people who were probably going to build a house anyway. I am tired of the City Council pouring taxpayer money down the throats of developers and builders. ■ ■ ■ We need more hotel rooms downtown. I had out-of-town family visiting Exploration Place and there were no rooms available nearby. They had to stay at a crummy place on East Kellogg. ■ ■ ■ We just returned from back east. When we said we were from Wichita, it was amazing how many people responded, “Oh, isn’t that where BTK was from and where they killed that doctor in his church?” Great legacy. ■ ■ ■ It has been truly refreshing to see two outstanding role models like Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin in professional sports. They are few and far between.


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Police-car break-ins cause concern BY TIM POTTER The Wichita Eagle

Rod Page, special agent in charge with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, remembers the sinking feeling one morning last June when he stepped outside his Wichita home and realized someone had broken into his undercover vehicle. The thieves seemed prepared. They used bolt cutters to steal a semiautomatic rifle that had been locked in. They took binoculars used for aerial spotting. Page learned from investigators that four other law enforcement agencies in surrounding counties had vehicles that had been hit around the same time.

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Wichita-area law enforcement agencies have been hit by a string of break-ins and thefts from their vehicles. Authorities arrested some of the thieves, and Page knows of one who ended up in pris-

on. They were “meth heads” targeting police vehicles for the valuable equipment in-

side, Page said. A rash of thefts from cop cars in the Wichita region over the past year has raised concern in the law enforcement community. “This has not happened in past years,” said Wichita police Deputy Chief Tom Stolz. “People would not break into cop cars,” equipped with things like body armor and special radios. “We don’t want any of this type of equipment to get out to the wrong hands,” Stolz said. The Goddard police chief is one victim. A Kansas Highway Patrol lieutenant colonel is another. Because of the thefts, the Butler County sheriff has decided to have any new

sheriff’s cars equipped with alarm systems. Wichita police have recorded about six law enforcement vehicle break-ins in the past year, said police Lt. Joe Cutcliff. The cars belonged to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Goddard police, KBI and Wichita police. Wichita police also heard of a series of burglaries last summer in Reno County, Cutcliff said. Someone broke into about three unmarked Sedgwick County sheriff’s cars in the past year, said sheriff’s Lt. Jay McLaurian. Authorities caught a suspect who broke into a deputy’s car, McLaurian said. He said he didn’t know if

the crimes were targeted or random, but he couldn’t recall three such burglaries ever occurring in a relatively short period before. He asked that anyone with information about the crimes call sheriff’s investigators at 316-660-5300 or Crime Stoppers, 316-267-2111. To Page, the KBI agent, the thefts mean “there’s a market for stolen police property.” Which is disturbing, law enforcement officials say, not only because of the loss of taxpayer-funded equipment – Page’s unmarked car sustained about $3,000 in damage and about $4,000 in property losses. The last thing police want is for their Please see BREAK-INS, Page 3B

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Protesters march in downtown Wichita on Saturday at an “Occupy Koch Town” rally.

Climate peaceful at ‘Occupy Koch Town’ protest Kansas and Missouri and area Occupy movements, began about 2 p.m. at the Grand Chapel, 828 N. Broadway. About 150 protesters Throughout the day, speakers marched through downtown addressed a variety of issues Wichita on Saturday afterdealing with energy, environnoon as activists from across mental, climate policies and the country gathered for the the controversial Keystone weekend “Occupy Koch pipeline. Town” rally. Among those attending was Although the block-long line Nick Brothers of St. Joseph, of protesters temporarily Mo., who said he had attendblocked several major ined several other Occupy raltersections, the march was peaceful, and police made no lies, all of them peaceful. “It’s well known that the arrests and issued no citaKoch brothers are deeply tions. The rally, which was organized by the Sierra Clubs of Please see PROTEST, Page 4B BY HURST LAVIANA The Wichita Eagle

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Kansas native Martina McBride performs for a crowd of about 13,000 at Intrust Bank Arena on Saturday. come a father. “I guess you know what that makes Check out a photo gallery from the me,” Strait said, laughing. concert at Kansas.com. He performed several songs from his ountry legend George Strait and current album, “Here for a Good Time,” hometown girl Martina McBride including the title track, which he doubled the star power at Intrust opened the show with. But Strait got years ago. He again performed in the Bank Arena on Saturday, perround, with the stage was set up in the the loudest crowd reaction from some forming in front of a crowd of 13,000 of the classic hits pulled from his middle of the arena with the audience that included McBride’s parents and a 30-plus-year career, including “I Can seated on all four sides. whole lot of cowboy hats. Wearing a printed button-up, a giant Still Make Cheyenne” from 1996, Wichita was the third-to-last stop on “Check Yes Or No” from 1995 and “The belt buckle and his signature black the duo’s 11-date mini tour, which Chair” from 1985. started in late January in Lafayette, La., cowboy hat, Strait calmly strolled to Among the other songs in his set: face one side of the stage, then the and stops in Des Moines before con“Run,” “Amarillo By Morning,” “Ocean other, between songs. cluding at Kansas City’s Sprint Center Front Property” and “Unwound.” He didn’t chat much, but when he in a week. McBride, a native of Kansas who was did, his Texas drawl was evident. While Strait, 59, was the show’s headliner introducing the song “Arkansas Dave,” born in Sharon and spent her formative and performed second. His set was reminiscent of the one he played at the written by his son, Bubba, Strait told Please see CONCERT, Page 7B newly opened arena almost exactly two the audience that Bubba had just be-

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BY TIM POTTER The Wichita Eagle

It was an exercise on how to interview for admission to medical school. Not even Darcie Spresser, a 24-year-old undergraduate at Wichita State University who

volunteered to be interviewed in front of others, knew how real and how emotional it would be. It was just an exercise, but Spresser nailed it. It happened Saturday during a day-long program in Wichita that brought about 340 undergraduate students and advisers from Kansas and surrounding states. The program, co-hosted by KU School of Medicine-Wichita and Wichita State University, was

designed to help them know what to expect about medical school and help them prepare for the challenges. James Kallail, professor and associate chairman for research in the Department of Internal Medicine at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, conducted the interview exercise in an amphitheater at the Wichita medical campus as about 35 students watched. Kallail, a member of the ad-

mission committee for the medical school system, told Spresser he wanted her to be as open and honest as possible. “Tell me why you want to be a physician,” he asked in a calm, clear voice. “My heart lies there,” she said, explaining that she had tried another career but realized that caring for others as a doctor is what she decided she had to do. She now works

as a phlebotomist, drawing patients’ blood at Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis, so she sees all kinds of patients. A defining moment came one day when she walked into a cancer patient’s room to take a blood sample from her. Sunshine from a window was hitting the ill woman in the face. “Oh, honey, let me close that blind down for you; the sun is in your eyes,” Spresser

told the woman. “That’s OK,” the patient said. “I’m just glad God gave me another day to see the sun rise.” Spresser’s voice caught, and she teared up as she recounted it to Kallail. She apologized for getting emotional. He said it was OK, to continue. The other students listened intently. Please see MED SCHOOL, Page 4B


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*OBITUARIES* Bearden, Danny Cachard, Ruth A. Cline, Charles M. Dreiling, Marlene (Batt) Francis, William H. Guest, Benjamin Oliver Hernandez, Sharon L. Howarth, David Landwehr, Julie M. Laubhan, Ramona J. Lea, Colleen G. Leander, Jane Marie Merchant, Karol Moore, Larry Eugene Pullman, Norman K. Rasdal, Marilyn Kay Rea, Beverly Ann Rios, Eric B. Rust, Richard Slusser, W. Pauline Taylor, Rev. Richard E. Jr. Thero, Candace E DERBY - Clark, Rosalee DERBY - Smith, Ellen A. EL DORADO - Baker, Ralph E. EL DORADO - Bates, JoAnn GODDARD - Thome, Esther A. (Orth) NEWTON - Thiessen, Welma SALINA - Centye, Stephen John *LOCAL DEATHS* Blankenship, Janice Lee, 52, died Feb. 16, 2012. Services pending with Resthaven Mortuary. Chaffin, Charlie E. died Feb. 14, 2012. No service will be held as he requested. Decker, Frank W., 72, died Feb. 16, 2012. Services pending with Baker Funeral Home. Frankenbery, Virginia Irene (Cole), 89, died Feb. 16, 2012. Services 11 a.m., Friday, Altoona Cemetery, Altoona, Kansas. Baker Funeral Home, Valley Center. Holt, Linda, 63, died Feb. 13, 2012. Private Services. Lenox, Troy, 47, died Feb. 15, 2012. Services 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. *AREA DEATHS* AUGUSTA - Kinsey, Walter A., 96, service 10 a.m. Monday at Haverhill Christian Church. Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory. BUNKER HILL - Ruby, Ray Edward, 87, died Feb. 16, 2012. Service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bunker Hill Cemetery. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell. CONWAY SPRINGS - Hilger, Marcus J., 17, died Feb. 18, 2012. Services are pending and will be announced by Ebersole Mortuary. COUNCIL GROVE - Adams, Steven Blair, 54, died Feb. 17, 2012. Memorial service 10 a.m. Tuesday, Council Grove United Methodist Church. Penwell Gabel Funeral Home. DODGE CITY - Lopez, Guadalupe "Lupe", 81, died Feb. 17, 2012. Service 10:30 a.m. Friday, Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Swaim Funeral Home, Inc. ELLINWOOD - Case, Laura J., 95, died Feb. 17, 2012. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, United Methodist Church. Kimple Funeral Home. EUREKA - Kinsey, Walter A., 96, service 10 a.m. Monday at Haverhill Christian Church. Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory, Augusta. GREAT BEND - Fuller, Lila Marilyn, 84, died Feb. 18, 2012. Service 2 p.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church. Bryant Funeral Home. GREAT BEND - Rocha, Leo, 84, died Feb. 18, 2012. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Bryant Funeral Home. HUTCHINSON - Briscoe, John "John T." Jr., 71, died Feb 17, 2012. Service 10 a.m. Friday, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Elliott Mortuary. HUTCHINSON - Edgar, William J. "Jim", 56, died Feb. 16, 2012. Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Elliott Mortuary. LINDSBORG - Christopher, Margaret E. Peterson, 99, died Feb. 17, 2012. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson. Stockham Family Funeral Home. MARION - Stoltenberg, Elaine L., 70, died Feb. 15, 2012. Service 11 a.m. Thursday, March 1 at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Jost Funeral Home. SALINA - Tittel, Ralph W., died Feb. 15, 2012. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. John's Lutheran Church. Carlson Funeral Home. WINFIELD - Dietrich, Louise, 93, died Feb. 16, 2012. Service 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Alva Municipal Cemetery of Alva, OK. Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home of Arkansas City. *The above Local & Area Deaths notices are published at no charge in the newspaper. Free death notices are not featured online.*

Bearden, Danny Russell “Dan”, 65, went home to be with the Lord on February 15, 2012. Dan earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degrees in education at WS.U. Dan taught in several local elementary schools for over 25 years, Navy Reserve for 23 years retiring in 2007, after serving one year in Afghanistan. Scout master Troop #506 for 33 years. He was awarded the Silver Beaver, highest award a scout can receive, presented by Senator Bob Dole. Survived by his mother, Helen Bearden, siblings; David III, Dick, Doug, Don, Sally, Dennis Bearden. Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Plymouth Congregational Church, 202 N. Clifton. Memorials to Boy Scout Troop #506 at the church. Condolences to www.cochranmortuary.com

Cachard, Ruth A., 84, Homemaker, passed away February 18, 2012. Visitation: Monday 4-8 p.m.; Service of Remembrance, 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Hillside Funeral Home West. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, R.G. “Dick.” Survivors: son, Donald (Cindy) Cachard of Wichita; daughter, Judy Cachard of Augusta; brother, Jack (Marilee) Bennett of Wichita. Memorials to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice. www. hillsidefuneralhomewest.com

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Cline, Charles M. “Skip” Jr., 80, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 16, 2012 in Wichita. A dedicated attorney and eternal optimist, he is preceded in death by his parents, Charles M. Cline Sr. and Josephine A. Booth Cline; brother, Booth Cline, and nephew, Jack Wilson. A devoted father, he is survived by his son, Charles M. “Michael” Cline III of Wichita; daughter, Angela Aaron of Los Angeles, CA; brother, Kier M. Cline of Sphinx Park, CO; sister, Cay Thiesing of Wichita; nephews, Booth D. Cline, Kier Cline II, Chris Cline and Mike Wilson; nieces, Ann Cline and Honor Cline. Twice a graduate of the Wichita State University and a member of the Alpha Gamma Gamma and Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Skip had a true passion for his Shockers. An avid tennis player, you could often find him on the courts over lunch at Riverside. He served in the Office of Special Investigations and later as a JAG officer while in the Air Force Reserve. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He received a Juris Doctor from Washburn University in Topeka where he graduated first in his class. He was then invited to join the firm of Jochems, Sargent & Blaes in Wichita, beginning a legal career that would span six decades. Skip was a lifelong member and Elder in the First Christian Church and a part of numerous civic organizations including the Wichita York Rite Masons, the Albert Pike Lodge, the Midian Shrine Arab Patrol, the Optimist Club and High Twelve. Depsite struggling with his health for many years, Skip’s love for life never faltered. He greeted everyone he met with a smile and never forgot a name. We will miss him dearly. A memorial has been established with the Midian Shrine Plane of Mercy, 130 N. Topeka, Wichita, Kansas 67202. Service, 10 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. Tributes may be sent to the family via www.dlwichita.com Dreiling, Marlene (Batt), 61, Guadalupe Clinic Director, passed away Wed, Feb. 15, 2012. Rosary, 7pm, Sun.; Funeral Mass, 10am, Mon, both at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Schulte. Preceded by: parents, Ted and Cecilia (Adelhardt) Batt. Survivors: husband of 37 years, Tom; children, Nicole (Adam) Pracht of Clearwater, Crystal Dreiling of Wichita, Nathan Dreiling of Cunningham, CJ Dreiling of Wichita; brother, George (Denise) Batt of Murdock; twin sister, Darlene (Dennis) Oeding of Spivey; grandchildren, Grace, Thomas, Charlie. Memorials: Guadalupe Clinic or St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Bldg Fund. www.wsmortuary.com

Francis, William H. “Bill”, 77, retired Gard’nWise Distributors, Inc. foreman, died February 17, 2012. A time of sharing and fellowship with family will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Eastridge Church of the Nazarene, 800 S. Woodlawn. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy; son, Casey Sutton; and parents, James and Margaret Francis. He is survived by his children, Terry (Sherrie) Francis, James S. (Ellen) Francis, Missy Francis-McCrary, Dee Francis, David (Lori) Francis, Brian (Kim) Sutton and Amanda (Todd) Sutton; brothers, James Francis and Robert Francis; sister, Michele Whatley; 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Share condolences at www.CozineMemorial.com. Services by Broadway Mortuary.

Guest, Benjamin Oliver, retired U.S. Navy and VA Hospital cook, passed away Feb. 14, 2012. Mr. Guest was born Sept. 3, 1942. He is survived by his wife, Elsa Guest; daughters Gail Bethel, Cheryl Guest, Matilda Benea Guest and Shaye Smith; sons Stephan Guest and Rodney Guest; sisters Eula V. Thomas, Roslyn Well, Deborah Pete, Wilma Kirksey and Mary Kirksey; brothers Ashner Guest and Quentin (Nancy) Guest; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. The Homegoing Celebration will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at St. Mark Church of God in Christ Cathedral. Entrusted to Jackson Mortuary. www.thejacksonmortuary.com

Hernandez, Sharon L., 61, Via Christi Clinic ultrasound technologist, passed away Thurs. Feb. 16, 2012. Private services. Survivors, son, Michael of Wichita; sisters, Joyce Whitson of Park City, Kathy Vrtiska of Sedgwick; 3 grandchildren, Patric, Sophia & Jade. An online guest book is at www.cochranmortuary.com

Howarth, David "Lefty," 87, of Staten Island, NY, passed away Wed, Feb. 15, 2012. Preceded in death by wife Margaret and sons David and Edson Howarth. Survivors include children Sharon Betzen of Colwich, KS, Susan Mattern of Highland Falls, NY, Marian Edmonds of Jupiter, FL, Mark Howarth of Orlando, FL, Gregory Howarth of Levittown, PA, Jennifer Ewertz of Goddard, KS, and Gretchen Howarth of Wichita, KS, 13 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

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Deadline is 4 p.m. survived by son Stan Landwehr, Wichita; Monday through Sunday. daughters, Karen (Tom) Mahon, Wichita, Anita Brewer, Haysville; brother Gilbert Keiter, Pullman, Norman K., M.D., 90, passed away on Gardner, KS; sisters, Bernetta Lebrick, Wednesday, February 15, 2012 in Manitowoc, WI, Thelma Traffas and Marge Andover, Kansas. The Memorial Blubaugh, both of Wichita; granddaughters, service will be at 11:00 A.M., Stephanie, Samantha, Shelby and Taylor. Wednesday, February 22, at Memorials with St. Francis of Assisi Catholic University Congregational Church and Harry Hynes Hospice. Rosary 7pm, Church. Norman was born on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 and Funeral Mass 10am, June 15, 1921 in Omaha, NE, but Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, both at St. Francis of was raised in Sidney, IA. He was Assisi Catholic Church. Condolences may be a retired plastic and offered at www.devorssflanaganhunt.com reconstructive surgeon. Norman derived great satisfaction from helping burn victims and children with cleft palates. In retirement, he volunteered at the Guadalupe Clinic until about 1 Laubhan, Ramona J. “Mona”, 84, mother, 1/2 years ago. He was a proud graduate of the grandmother, great-grandmother, University of Iowa in 1942 and Creighton friend and homemaker. Mona University Medical School in 1945. Norman was born October 24, 1927 and served in the U.S. Navy in both WWII and the passed away Friday, February 17, Korean War as a physician on ship and on Adak 2012. She was an avid reader and Island in the Aleutian Islands. He was a proud cared deeply about social issues, resident of Wichita and supporter of WSU since the poor and the environment. 1961. Preceded in death by parents, James Sr. and Later in life she studied the Bible Mildred Pullman; brother, James Jr.; sisters, Irene intently and had a passion for (Krueger) and Jeanne; son, Norman, Jr.; wife, discussing all of the above. Rosary, 7 p.m., Bette of 42 years; wife, Maxine of 22 years. Monday, February 20; Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m., Survived by sons, Edward of Las Vegas, NV and Tuesday, February 21, both at St. Margaret Mary Terry (Patty) and their children, Blair and Shane, Catholic Church. Graveside Service, 1 p.m., all of Wichita. In lieu of flowers, memorials have Wednesday, February 22, in the Shattuck (OK) been established with the Midian Shrine Band. Memorial Cemetery. Preceded in death by 130 N. Topeka, Wichita, KS, 67202 and husband, Harry. Survivors: sons, Jim (Melanie), Guadalupe Clinic, 940 S. St. Francis, Wichita, KS, Robert and Thomas; daughter, Anne; 67217. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. grandchildren, Christian, Mindi, Amie, Aaron, Tributes may sent to the family via Julie, Jessica and Kris; great-grandchildren, Tyler, www.dlwichita.com Tanner, Allison, Hayden and Lilly. In lieu of flowers, memorial established with St. Margaret Rasdal, Marilyn Kay, 65, a resident of Los Altos, Mary Catholic Church, 2701 Pattie, Wichita, KS CA, died peacefully while 67216. Downing & Lahey Mortuary East. surrounded by her loving family Tributes may be sent to the family via on Feb. 6, 2012 after suffering a www.dlwichita.com pulmonary embolism. Kay was a kind and compassionate soul Lea, Colleen G., 76, retired antique appraiser, whose caring and concern for passed away Feb. 16, 2012. She is others was constant. Kay was preceded in death by her husband born Oct. 2, 1946 in Wichita to Sherman Lea and daughter Vicki Louise and Earl Hemstreet. She Bennett. She is survived by sister: attended Wesley School of Nursing to become a Maxine Martin of Lawrence, KS; registered nurse. Later, she completed anesthesia son: Darwin (Betty) Bennett of training and worked as a nurse anesthetist at El Wichita; grandchildren: Shawn Camino Hospital in Mountain View and later (Channing) Bennett of Wichita, Kaiser Hospital in Redwood City until her Lyndee Bennett of Edwards retirement. Kay was an active volunteer at AFB, CA; and great-granddaughter McKenna Mountain View High School, a valued volunteer Summers. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., at a teen crisis hotline, and supported numerous Tues. Feb. 21, at Riverlawn Christian Church with other local causes and organizations. Kay’s interment following at Resthaven Gardens of interests included spending time with her family, Memory. playing bridge, golf, traveling, and watching hockey. Kay is survived by her adoring husband of 30 years, Dan; mother Louise Hemstreet; sister Carol Caro; daughters Wendy Ryan (John), Leander, Jane Marie, 58, passed away Feb. 15, Melissa Welsh (Andrew), Allison Hunt (Steve) 2012. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. and Amy Rasdal (Chris Faust); son Andy Rasdal Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at Petersen Funeral (Camille) and 10 grandchildren: Emma, Will, Home Chapel, Newton. Viewing will be private Marie, Matthew, Kayla, Hilary, Austin, Maile, per the family’s request. Memorials may be made Nicholas and Isabella. She also leaves behind to the Kechi United Methodist Church, care of the countless friends and acquaintances whose lives funeral home. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com were touched by her warmth, grace and beauty. A Merchant, Karol, 90, passed away February 17, liturgy service will be held on Saturday, March 3 at 2012. Karol was a life master 10 a.m. at St. William Parish, 611 S. El Monte bridge player, loved to play golf, Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94022, followed by a travel, shop and spend time with celebration of her life from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the her grandchildren. She was a Los Altos Golf and Country Club, 1560 Country member of Rolling Hills Club Drive, Los Altos, CA 94024. In lieu of Country Club and KIOGA. flowers, donations can be made in Kay’s name to Karol married Edwin Wayne Breast Cancer Connections, 390 Cambridge Merchant, her husband of 65 Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94306. years on June 14, 1944. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne in 2009 Rea, Beverly Ann "McMahon," 76, retired and daughter Jan Casey. Survivors are son Tweco employee passed away Feb. 16, 2012. Christopher (Debra) Merchant; daughter Kelly Beverly was preceded in death by her daughter (Rycke) Carpenter; 7 grandchildren and 12 great Patti Ann "Rea" Caronna, her parents, 3 brothers grandchildren. Visitation is Mon. 5 to 7 pm and and 2 sisters. Survivors are husband L. Ken; funeral service is 10:00 am Tuesday, Feb. 21 at brother Clifford Demieville; sisters Dorothy Resthaven Mortuary. Memorials may be sent to Mazur, Joyce DeLaGarza, Vickie Demieville all Kansas Humane Society. Condolences may be of Wichita; grandchildren Tonya, Seth, Rachael offered at www.resthavenmortuary- and Levi Tiger. Visitation is Sunday 2 to 4 pm at Resthaven Mortuary and graveside service is cemetery.com. 10:00 am Monday, Feb. 20 at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Memorials may be sent to Faith Christian Church. Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenmortuary-cemetery.com. Moore, Larry Eugene, 66, passed on Feb. 11, 2012 at the Harry Hynes Hospice. Larry was employed at CessnaTextron for 21 years. Larry was preceded in death by his parents Rios, Eric B., 24, passed away on Wednesday, Russell and Inez More of IL. He is February 15, 2012. Family visitation will be from survived by his two sons, Bryan 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 20, moore, Wichita, KS, and Craig followed by a rosary at 6:00 p.m., both at Baker Moore, McMurdo Station, Funeral Home, Wichita. Graveside service will be Antarctica; brother Kenneth held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 21 at (Ethel) Moore of Dayton, OH. Larry is also Elmwood Cemetery in Augusta, KS. Donations survived by a loving friend of 50 years. Larry was may be made to Baker Funeral Home to help cover a 24-year retired SMSGT, USAF, a Vietnam funeral costs. Eric is survived by: sons, Dominick, veteran with numerous commendations. David and Landon; parents, Joe Rios Jr. and Memorial service pending upon the hopeful Dolores Gillean; grandmothers, Frances and release of his cremains from the Mary T. Wilson Maggie; siblings, Joe III, Jennifer, Connie and Ministries. Send memorials to the Diabeties, JoAnn; and Aunt JoAnn. Baker Funeral Home Wichita. Heart, or Cancer Associations.

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Kansas minister who fought liquor, gambling dies BY HURST LAVIANA The Wichita Eagle

The Rev. Richard Taylor, who for more than two decades served as the face of the state’s abstinence and antigambling forces, died Friday in Andover at age 87. He led the socially conservative Kansans for Life at its Best for 21 years before retiring in 1992. The Rev. Taylor grew up in Enterprise and served in the U.S. Navy before getting a degree in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University in Chicago. He later attended divinity school at Drew University in New

BREAK-INS From Page 1B weapons or body armor to be used to commit crimes. Page’s rifle hasn’t been recovered. He worries it could be used in a crime, and he wonders whether it might have been moved on the black market out of the country. The binoculars, bought with federal money aimed at eradicating meth, surfaced at a pawn shop. In past years, Page said, “People did not target cops like this.” But as his case shows, he said, “they’re not afraid” now.

The public’s equipment What’s not clear is how many of the thefts are related and the degree to which the vehicles are targeted or how many are “opportunity” crimes where thieves stumble upon a vehicle with valuable equipment. At Baysingers Uniforms and Equipment, a Wichita business that caters to law enforcement customers, owner Brian Carduff said he would assume that someone stealing from a police car is selling the equipment on the black market or keeping it for themselves. Baysingers restricts its sales of body armor so it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, Carduff said. In many police jobs, especially those in rural areas or where officers are always on call and have to respond to emergencies, officers take their work vehicles home. Because of the need to respond quickly to emergencies, much of the equipment needs

OBITUARY Jersey. He was assigned to churches in Salina and Concordia in the early 1960s before taking over the University United Methodist Church in Wichita in 1966. He delivered a prayer in a service at Cessna Stadium at Wichita State University for football players killed in a plane crash in 1970 en route to a game in Utah. The Rev. Taylor’s daughter, Mary Haas of Wichita, said her father realized that it would be impractical to lobby for an outright ban on alcohol

The Rev. Taylor’s daughter, Mary Haas, said her father was an early advocate of lowering the legal alcohol level limit for driving to 0.08 percent. in Kansas, but he often spoke about the need to drink in moderation. She said her father was an early advocate of lowering the legal alcohol level limit for driving to 0.08 percent. “He wanted people to be smart about how they drink – to drink in moderation,”

“If they do that with a police car, what would they do with somebody else’s car? There was no respect. It’s not just our equipment; it’s the public’s equipment.” Goddard Police Chief Sam Houston

to remain in the vehicles, which are in effect mobile offices. Between midnight and 6 one morning in November, someone broke into the marked car that Goddard Police Chief Sam Houston had outside his home. The thief or thieves broke a window on the car and took about $3,000 worth of equipment: protective vest, ammunition, handcuffs, leg irons, laptop computer, flashlight and Houston’s winter uniform coat and cap with insignia and department patches. His weapons remained, locked into the car. “Those are the things we have in our cars to save the

public,” he said of the stolen items. “It just makes you shake your head and go, ‘Why?’ ” Less than a week later, Wichita police arrested a couple of people who had Houston’s coat and hat in a vehicle. In 35 years of law enforcement, Houston said, he had cars outside his home that had been egged or vandalized – but never broken into. His neighbors seemed more

she said. Haas said her father also believed firmly that gambling too often takes money from people who need it the most. In 1972, the Rev. Taylor was diagnosed with cancer on one of his vocal cords, though Haas said he never smoked or drank. Surgery left his voice very hoarse. The Rev. Taylor also was a staunch advocate for historic preservation in Shawnee County and wrote a book, “I Love Kansas,” which chronicled historically important places and people in Kansas. After his retirement, Haas said, her father lived on a farm outside Topeka until

about three years ago, when he moved into an assistedliving center in Andover. He is survived by his children: Rick Taylor of Berryton, Dave Taylor of Seattle, and Haas of Wichita; and two sisters, Dorothy Gish of Enterprise, and Mary Maxine Fiedler of Abilene. He had seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. today at Baker Funeral Home at 6100 E. Central in Wichita. Services are set for Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Enterprise. File photo

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upset than he was, he said. “They felt violated, and it was wrong. If they do that with a police car, what would they do with somebody else’s car? There was no respect. “It’s not just our equipment; it’s the public’s equipment,” he said. When someone steals police equipment, the public pays twice, Houston said.

lights mounted inside. Someone grabbed equipment, including his coat with a badge, and ran. The coat and badge haven’t been recovered. “That’s unsettling to know that is out there,” that it could be used to impersonate an officer, Stoecklein said. It was the first time in 32 years as a trooper that someone had burglarized his work Alarms installed car. Most highway patrol cars have alarms. On Jan. 9, Highway Patrol As a deterrent, Butler CounLt. Col. Alan Stoecklein was ty Sheriff Kelly Herzet is havattending a meeting at a ing alarm systems installed in Wichita office building in the five new unmarked cars. Each 1900 block of North Amidon around 5 p.m. when someone alarm system costs $200, but smashed a back window of his it could help prevent the theft of thousands of dollars worth unmarked unit, which was recognizable as a law enforce- of equipment, Herzet said. The use of alarms comes in ment vehicle because it had direct response to the thefts, spotlights and emergency

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he said. It’s common for patrol cars to have not only shotguns but assault rifles now, as more agencies have become determined not to be outgunned by criminals, Herzet said. Officers typically take their handguns inside with them, but it’s not practical to remove shotguns and rifles when deputies need to be able to respond quickly to emergencies, he said. Since the thieves raided Page’s KBI vehicle last summer, he has taken steps to prevent it from happening again. “But it’s like Kelly (Herzet) said: You still have to be able to respond 24/7.” Reach Tim Potter at 316-268-6684 or tpotter@wichitaeagle.com

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Obituaries continued from page 2B Slusser, W. Pauline, 96, a retired expeditor of Beech Aircraft went to be with her lord and savior Friday, February 17, 2012. Visitation with family present will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Cochran Mortuary. Service will be at 11:00 a.m.Wednesday,February 22, 2012 at Riverlawn Christian Church, 4243 N. Meridian, Wichita, KS 67204. She is survived by daughter: Norma Royse of Halstead, KS; two grandsons: Danny (Robin) Slusser & Steve Slusser both of Wichita; seven granddaughters: Nonie (Ed) Hayes-Grandon, Mona Hiebert, DeeDe (Terry) Ricketts, Brandi Duncan all of Wichita & Chandra (Michael) Hazen of Springfield, MO; two brothers: Lyle (Joan) Morgan of Clyde, KS & Mark (Dorothy) Morgan of Concordia, KS; sister-in-law: Mariline Slusser of Missouri; 21 great-grandchildren & four great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents: Clarence & Dorcas Morgan; husband: Richard Lee Slusser; two sons: Raymond L. Slusser & Paul E. Slusser; brother Glen Morgan. A memorial has been established in her name with Riverlawn Christian Church. To sign a guest book or leave a condolence for the family, go to www.cochranmortuary.com.

Taylor Jr., Rev. Richard E., 87, retired Methodist minister and state lobbyist, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2012. Richard had a passion for saving and preserving historic landmarks and loved trains and old cars. He also wrote the book I Love Kansas. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Mary Louise Taylor, and is survived by his children: Rick of Berryton, Dave (Deana) of Seattle, WA; and Mary (Keith) Haas of Wichita; two older Sisters, Dorothy Gish of Enterprise and Mary Maxine Fiedler of Abilene; brother-in-law, R.W. Cook of Enterprise; 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. A family visitation will be held 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, February 19 at Baker Funeral Home, Wichita. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 21 at the Enterprise, KS United Methodist Church. Baker Funeral Home Wichita.

Thero, Candace E. Gray, 63, passed away February 16, 2012. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A memorial will be held at a later date. Candy graduated from Wichita High School North and was a valued employee at Southwestern Bell for many years. She is survived by her husband, Gerry Thero of Derby, KS; a brother, Tom Gray of Houston, TX; Jo Lynn Gray McGuinness of Waco, TX and Vickie Gray McCallie of Dallas, TX. Preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray of Tempe, AZ; brother Gregory of St. Petersburg, FL and Karen Gray Baker of Arapaho, OK. Contributions can be sent to the American Cancer Society.

EL DORADO - Baker, Ralph E., 84, died Thurs, Feb. 16. Services 11:00 AM, Monday with graveside Sunset Lawns Cemetery, El Dorado. Visitation with the family Sunday afternoon, 2:00 to 4:00, Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Survivors wife Delores; son Steven (Linda) Baker; brother Ercel (June) Baker, all of El Dorado; sister Diane (Paul) Giacamo, Eufalo, Ok; grandchildren Ryann and (Bryan) Schreck; Nick Baker; Holly Wolf; Addison Wolf; great-grandchildren Raegan and Rylee Baker; and son-in-law Mark Wolf, Moundridge, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Rhonda Wolf, brother Eldon; and sister Elnor Nace. Memorials to his memory for First Christian Church, may be left with DERBY - Clark, Rosalee I., 83, went Home to be Carlson Funeral Home where friends may call. with her Lord and Savior on February 14, 2012. Condolences to the family can be sent to Born to John Poovey and Edith Davis on March www.carlsoncolonial.com. 19, 1928 in Winfield, Kans. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Frank E. Clark, Sr., son GODDARD - Thome, Esther A. (Orth), 89, Ricky J. Spargur and daughter Linda Marie. retired poultry grower and farm wife, passed away Survived by son Frank E. Clark, Jr., daughter Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in Wichita, Kan. She was Terry L. Swan, daughter Odette L. Ford, son preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas Orth Sr. Robert M. Clark; 14 grandchildren and 13 great- and Rose Weber; husband Clarence J. Thome; and grandchildren. Memorial service to be held at a her brothers Richard, Fred and Nicholas Orth Jr. later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been She is survived by her sons, Duane (Judy) Thome established with Quilts of Valor, Kansas Bee, P.O. and Ronald (Debra) Thome; daughters, Arlene Box 771452, Wichita, KS 67277. Share (Francis) Girrens, Shirley (Mark) Dugan and Jane condolences at smithfamilymortuaries.com. (Richard) Belt; sister Grace Thome; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. The Rosary will be 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, and Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, DERBY- Smith, Ellen A., 91 retired Wesley both at St. Peters Catholic Church in Schulte, Kan. Hospital Ward Clerk, died Friday, February 17, Interment will take place at St. Peters Catholic 2012. She is survived by her husband, Hubert; son, Cemetery. Calling times are Sunday, Feb. 19 from Mike Smith (Marilyn) of Niangua, MO., noon to 9 p.m. at Wulf-Ast Mortuary in Garden daughters, Susan Dee Smith and Carol Withrow, Plain. Memorials may be made to the St. Peters both of Derby; 5 grandchildren; 15 great Catholic Church Building Fund or Hospice Care grandchildren. Viewing: 2-8pm today. Service: of Kansas. 10am Monday, February 20, 2012, both at Smith NEWTON - Thiessen, Welma, 86, died Friday Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. Feb. 17, 2012. Service: 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, Burns Mennonite Church, Burns, Kan. Visitation: 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Petersen Funeral Home, with family receiving from 2-4 p.m. Memorials: ALS EL DORADO - Bates, Jo Ann, 81, died Sat. Feb. Foundation Keith Worthington Chapter or Good 18. Services 1:00 PM, Wed, Feb. 22, Carlson Shepherd Hospice care of the funeral home. Funeral Home, El Dorado. Survivors children Richard Clark, Ronald (Deborah) Alvord, all El Dorado; Mary (Gerald) Bailey, Wichita; Glenda (Terry) Phillips, Thomas Clark, all of El Dorado also; sisters Lois (Bill )Hanson, Emporia; Ruth Ward, West Helena, Arkansas; special companion Charles (Choke) Eaton, El Dorado; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 20 great- Memories are great-grandchildren; and a handful of other special meant to be shared. grandkids. Memorials for Hospice Care of Share it in Obits 316-268-6508 Kansas. Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado.

SALINA - Centye, Stephen John, 63, passed from this world on Thursday,February 16, 2012, at North Kansas City Hospice House, KC, MO. Stephen was born September 29, 1948, in Salina, KS, the son of Joseph & Margaret (Swenson) Centye, and brother of Julia Centye Sheahon, and grandson of Joseph and Julia Centye, Carl and Helen (Putnam) Swenson. Stephen was born and raised in Salina, KS. He attended Catholic Schools in Salina and Wichita graduating from Bishop Miege High School, Shawnee Mission, KS in 1966. Heenlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served in Viet Nam 1966-1971. He went on to pursue a career in health care, graduated from Avila College 1981. He married Sherry Rogers in 1991 and together raised cocker spaniels as their own children. Stephen is preceded in death by grandparents, Uncle Gene Swenson and Aunt Margorie Mascuch. He is survived by wife, Sherry, Shawnee, Ks ; sister Julia Sheahon (Richard), Wichita; aunt Carol (Swenson) and uncle Mark Boyer, Leawood KS; uncle John Mascuch, NYC; nieces, Heather (Mick) Whelan, Carl Junction, MO and Meredith (Aaron) Mansfield, Wichita. Great niece and great nephews, Step children Tammy and Robbie Rogers and six step grandchildren and his dear cocker spaniels Casey and Katie. Stephen was a fantastic dancer, lover to laugh and spend time with his family and cockers. He was proud of his country and even more proud of being a Vietnam Vet. He was rarely seen without his Viet Nam Vet ball cap. His faith, courage and love for his God and family carried him day by day through his life. In the end Stephen fought his final battle against cancer with dignity, grace and valor surrounded by his wife and sister . Stephen wished to be remembered as a good man. He will be missed by all who knew him and in his words Semper FI. Visitation will be held Monday, February 20, 2012 from 6-8 pm, with a rosary service at 6:30 pm, at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth St., Salina, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 21 at 11:00 am, St Mary Queen of the Universe, Salina. Interment immediately following at Gypsum Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project and left in care of the mortuary. For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit www.ryanmortuary.com

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Wounded Fort Riley soldier back in Kansas gratifying for his wife, Melissa Jarboe. “Jamie’s just going to be TOPEKA — Ten months and more than 100 surgeries after flabbergasted and amazed,” he suffered a paralyzing bullet she said while waiting on the wound in Afghanistan, a Fort tarmac. There are times, she said, Riley soldier has completed that her husband believes that his long journey home to “some people forget – some Topeka. people don’t care about the Dozens of members of the soldiers. I tell him, ‘I beg to American Legion and Patriot differ.’ Today it really shows Guard Riders stood at attenhow strong the support is for tion Friday as a private medhim here in Topeka, Kansas.” ical plane carrying Jamie Jarboe was unable to 27-year-old Sgt. Jamie Jarboe fully return the salutes of touched down at Philip Bilthose who gave him a hero’s lard Memorial Airport. welcome, but he could lift a He was moved onto a hand and wave briefly. stretcher and placed in an Jarboe had been in Afghaniambulance for a ride to a Topeka rehabilitation facility, stan about two months when a sniper’s bullet struck him in escorted by Patriot Guard the neck while he was on foot motorcyclists. patrol April 10. The bullet The turnout was especially ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Fort Riley-based Army Sgt. Jamie Jarboe waves to the people gathered Friday at Philip Billard Municipal Airport in Topeka to welcome him home. Jarboe was shot by a sniper in Afghanistan. penetrated his spine, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. He has undergone more than 100 surgeries, first at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., then at Johns Hopkins Hospital in

Baltimore before he was transferred to a rehabilitation facility in Denver. Melissa Jarboe has spent as much time as possible with him while their two daughters remained in Topeka to attend school.

Jarboe still faces several more surgeries, but Melissa Jarboe said she’s happy to have him back in Topeka, where she and their daughters will be able to see him daily. The homecoming took place three days after Valentine’s

Day, which was the couple’s first wedding anniversary. The family has “put God first” to help them endure the past 10 months, she said. “It’s better that way, instead of asking, ‘Why me?’ ” she said.

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board oil derrick and a black cardboard pipeline. Mike Glazer of Wichita looked like he was covered in black oil, but he said it was actually chocolate syrup. “If we could get the largest signs to come to the front,” Shatz announced as the group began its march. “That derrick should be up front for photographic purposes. Let’s put the pipeline in the middle.” After walking south on Broadway, the group went west on Second and stopped at the Kansas Policy Institute, a conservative think tank. The crowd chanted in front of the empty building as a police car monitored the activity from a block away. “What do we want?” asked a man standing atop a stone sign next to the building. “Justice,” the crowd shouted back. “When do we want it?”

“Now.” Among the marchers was Doris Ravenfeather, a retired nurse from Wichita, who said her concerns about the environment prompted her to join the protest. “My major thing is protecting nature,” she said as she walked toward Century II. “We’ve got to save our land. I’m tired of seeing it abused.” Brothers, the St. Joseph resident, who is studying political science at Missouri Western State University, said the reaction from most passersby was positive, but he said there were occasional sneers and shouts of “Get a job.” “It’s been mostly honks of solidarity and thumbs up,” he said.

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MED SCHOOL From Page 1B Spresser, a native of Selden in northwest Kansas, also talked about donating a kidney to a relative two years ago. Kallail said it was quite a sacrifice. She said that because of her Christian faith, it is important for her to help people, that it is who she is. As Kallail and the students critiqued the interview afterward, Spresser conceded she was nervous and emotional, that it “just came out.” It’s natural to be a little nervous during an interview, Kallail said. “It’s an anxiety-provoking situation.” But Kallail told her she came across as genuine, that the emotion came as part of her credible, compelling story. The students discussed whether her mention of religion could be controversial in the context of a medical school interview. But Kallail said he didn’t take it that way, that it’s OK to bring up faith if it is relevant during an interview. The test, he said, is if reli-

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gious belief gets in the way of treating a patient. A score of 6 is the top interview score, he said. “I’d give her a 6. This was a star interview. I don’t see interviews like this very often.” In another session – a panel discussion in which current medical students shared what it takes to get into medical school and succeed there – one of the panel members told the undergrads to make sure they know how they will answer the question interviewers always ask: “Tell me about yourself.” It’s not always easy to answer. Whatever you say, you have to be yourself and be genuine, the med students said. As for what classes to take,

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Schools offer dinner to students in need BY HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Too often it is after the fact that teachers discover their students are worrying less about math and reading and more about where the next meal comes from. So Doug White, principal of Garfield Elementary School in inner-city Kansas City, was relieved when his school, like many across the country, began offering dinner to students enrolled in afterschool child-care or tutoring programs. With breakfast and lunch already provided for poor students, many children now are getting all their meals at school. "When you know about those situations those kids are bringing into the school and we are asking them to sit down and concentrate and do their work, and they might be hungry and we haven’t been made aware of it yet – we definitely want to do everything we can to help the kids," White said. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, signed into law by President Obama in December 2010, provides federal funds for the after-school dinner program in areas where at least half the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. Before the change, the program was limited to 13 states and the District of Columbia. Most states had provided money for only after-school snacks. Since the change, districts have started rolling out dinner programs both in states newly able to offer them and states like Missouri where funding was available previously but districts didn’t always know about it. The Congressional Budget Office estimates there will be almost 21 million additional suppers served by 2015 and that number will rise to 29 million by 2020. The added spending would total about $641 million from 2011 to 2020.

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Kindergartner Dulce Tello, 6, left, and other students at Garfield Elementary School eat dinner after classes as part of a new program in Kansas City, Mo. dinners served through the program has grown over the past decade, although the USDA doesn’t currently break out how many meals are served through after-school programs specifically. "The USDA has done a lot to streamline the requirements and made it easier for people to apply and participate," said Crystal FitzSimons, who researches and advocates for after-school meals for the anti-hunger nonprofit Food Research and Action Center. "Before, we did outreach in the states that allowed it. There were

Advocates for the poor praise the program, but there have been complaints from conservatives who question whether the schools should be feeding kids three meals a day. Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh asked on-air in November, "Why even send the kids home?" Dinners are funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Child and Adult Care Food Program, which also helps feed people enrolled in child and adult day care programs and emergency shelters. The number of

after-school meal program into Garfield and six other schools in January. The district now serves dinner to about 1,700 students in 18 schools each weeknight, about 10 percent of the district’s enrollment, said Ellen Cram, the district’s director of child nutrition services. "If that meal gets the parent and child in the door for the opportunity to study I’m happy to offer that carrot, so to say," Cram said over the din of elementary students eating a dinner of turkey and cheese sandwiches, baby carrots and raisins. "Offering this supper meal is just huge for the parent. They know they’ve got something good, basic here to start with. So if they are going home to a meal of pasta then at least here they had milk, they had a fruit, a vegetable."

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After a woman heard noises in her Wichita home at about 3:55 a.m. Saturday, she saw a man standing in her hallway. Police said the woman, in her 20s, retreated to a bedroom, closed the door and called 911. She could hear the man walk down the hallway and stand next to the door. One of the officers responding to the call in the 1000 block of South Richmond, near Kellogg and Meridian, reported that a man was putting items from a dresser into his pocket. When police arrested him, he had jewelry in his pocket. The man, in his 30s, also had marijuana. He was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated burglary, theft and marijuana possession, said Wichita po-

in the 2200 block of North Rosenthal. — Tim Potter Police said both groups have gang ties. Police Sgt. Bart Brunscheen Car runs over Wichita gave this account: An officer cemetery headstones reported hearing several gunshots near 22nd Street and Police arrested a Wichita Jackson around 11:40 p.m. man early Saturday after someone reported that a pos- An officer moving into the area saw a 2002 Chevrolet sibly drunken motorist was Impala that appeared to be driving around Calvary Cemchasing a 1984 Chevy Caetery near Kellogg and Hillside and knocking over head- price. After the officer turned on his emergency lights, both stones with the car. vehicles pulled over. The After the incident was rethree men in the Caprice, ages ported at about 2:15 a.m., 18, 19 and 20, reported that officers found a vehicle they were fleeing because matching the description of the car, but when they tried to people in the other car fired at them. Police arrested two pull it over, a short chase occurred, and the car crashed men and a woman, ages 19, 20 and 23, from the Impala. in the 500 block of South Police found no injuries or Bluff, said Wichita police Sgt. damage but recovered a Bart Brunscheen. weapon. When the driver, in his late 20s, ran from the car, officers used a Taser to subdue him, — Tim Potter Brunscheen said. — Tim Potter

Shots reportedly fired between cars Wichita police arrested three people after shots were reportedly fired from one vehicle at another late Friday

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Gophers digging in Salina levee SALINA — Gophers have been causing problems for Salina, burrowing in the city’s flood-control levee. The gophers have been digging burrows and tunnels that could create problems in the city’s 21-mile levee. Mike Fraser, Salina’s director of public works, said that if the gophers create enough holes, the levee could fail under stress from floodwaters. Fraser’s levee staff have been fighting the gophers with traps and have killed 369 gophers since 2009.

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Jack Goates, the city’s flood control supervisor, said the Corps of Engineers requires the city to have an animal control program.

She also performed the Etta James classic “At Last,” reportedly at the request of her mother, who McBride said was in the audience. McBride said she hadn’t performed the song in concert for five years. “When mom asks for a song, you do the song,” she said. McBride finished her set with arguably her two most popular hits, “A Broken Wing” and “Independence Day.” Her set ended with a standing ovation from the crowd. After “A Broken Wing” and just before her final song, “Independence Day,” McBride thanked all her supporters in the audience. “Growing up here was one of the best things that ever happened to me,” she said. “I think it’s one of the reasons I am where I am today.”

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years singing in Wichita nightclubs, performed songs from both her current album “Eleven” and from her library of hits. “I’m very excited to be here tonight,” McBride said early in the show. “It’s my first time to play this venue. It’s a beautiful arena. “Of course, when I was living here, we had the Kansas Coliseum. My first concert was Ozzy Osbourne. And Loverboy. See? We all went to the same concerts.” Wearing sparkly black leggings and black stilettos, McBride opened the show with “One Night,” an upbeat track from her new album, which was released in October. Her set, which lasted more than an George Strait performs at Intrust Bank Arena on Saturday.

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An employee at McLanahan Corp. in Pennsylvania works on a coal vent. The 177-year-old company had its best year ever as demand for its machinery soared.

U.S. factories booming — but can their strength last? BY KEVIN G. HALL McClatchy Newspapers

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Brett Walton is the owner of Midwest Research and Supply, a company that distributes of meat processing equipment to people and businesses. He’s changing the name of the company his father founded in 1986 to Walton’s Inc. BY DAN VOORHIS The Wichita Eagle

rett Walton has taken to wearing his name on his shirt. Walton is about to change the name of his company, Mid-Western Research & Supply, a supplier of meat-processing equipment and supplies nationwide, to Walton’s Inc. The company was founded by his father, Don Walton, in 1986. His sister, Stephanie Jennings, is the office manager; his wife, Sandy, designs the catalogs; and their son Austin runs the website. It’s been a family business without a family name. It wouldn’t be such a big deal except that he’s got big plans for the future. The company has seen doubledigit growth almost every year over the last decade. It has outgrown its warehouse/office in Old Town, and he expects to start construction on a new building soon, perhaps with-

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in a few months. The company, at 430 N. Mosley, has 23 employees, and Walton expects $9 million in sales this year. About 85 percent of the company’s sales come from 4,000 small meat processors, called meat lockers. The rest of the sales are to individuals, typically hunters, who want to make their own sausage or ground meat. The old 25,000-square-foot brick warehouse, which is broken into a maze of rooms, reaches its peak of activity in the fall, with the arrival of hunting season and the holidays. It starts slowing in late winter and hits its low spot in May. This time of year allows him to think ahead. “I’m really excited looking forward,” he said.

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The company has 23 employees, and Walton expects $9 million in sales this year

Growth Don Walton – who for decades was DJ “Little Donnie Doodad” on Please see WALTON, Page 10B

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Don Walton started the company after working at Ohse Foods.

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. — Don’t tell Michael W. McLanahan that manufacturing in the United States is dead. His family-owned, privately-held company has made mineral processing and farm equipment since its founding in 1835 — and is enjoying a boom. “It was our best year ever,” said McLanahan, during a tour of the busy factory in central Pennsylvania that illustrates why manufacturing is growing twice as fast as the broader economy. McLanahan, 73, is the fifth generation of his family to run the capital-intensive company. It builds equipment to help mining companies separate product from waste, the dairy industry to remove manure from sand and the energy sector to segregate gravel from silica sand used in fracking – the process of drilling through shale deposits thousands of feet below ground to reach natural gas. McLanahan Corp. boomed even as U.S. economy struggled to gain momentum in 2011 and the global economy was panicked and fearful that Europe’s debt problems would drag everyone down. One important reason for McLanahan’s success – and for U.S. manufacturing’s rising luster – is an export revival. McLanahan Corp. is no outlier. The manufacturing sector as a whole bounced back in 2011, adding more than 287,000 positions over the last 13 months and shifting into higher gear after a summer slowdown brought on by fears about European debt. During 2011, exports of U.S. goods and services were up by 14.5 percent over 2010, to a record $2.1 trillion, the Commerce Department reported last week. And despite Europe’s economic problems, U.S. exports to Europe rose 3.6 percent in December. Please see FACTORIES, Page 11B

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has disclosed numerous offshore investments. Associated Press

Offshore banking tips: First, get a million BY CONNIE CASS Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Movie superspies James Bond and Jason Bourne use them. So do real-life presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who says he pays his taxes, and untold numbers of Americans who don’t. Swiss banks and their secretive counterparts around the globe may sound like the exclusive province of the wealthy, the mysterious or the shady, but anybody

can legally open an offshore account. Wouldn’t it be swell to have a cool million stashed away on a sunny Caribbean island? Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Get a million dollars. How? There are essentially two ways – legally or illegally. For those with dirty cash to launder – drug traffickers, mobsters, smugglers, swindlers and such –

offshore accounts hidden from the law are the obvious choice (skip to Step 5). For honest money, there’s more to consider.

Step 2: Decide whether to tell the IRS. U.S. citizens are supposed to pay taxes no matter where their money is. But the IRS can’t tax what it doesn’t know about, and the odds of getting caught offshore have been slim. But beware

– that’s changing. The government has landed some big fish – notably the largest Swiss bank, UBS AG – and tax cheats are getting scooped up in the net. In an unprecedented break from Swiss legal tradition, UBS turned over the names of more than 4,000 suspected U.S. tax evaders in 2010 as part of a deal to settle conspiracy charges. Since then, the United States has Please see OFFSHORE, Page 11B

A C O N V E R S A T I O N W I T H . . . JADD MUNN chance to tap into his entrepreneurial desire to build something. “When I walked into Bank of n Jadd Munn’s right wrist Kansas … John told me, ‘I don’t is a yellow Livestrong have a portfolio for you,’ ” band. It’s a reminder to Munn, Munn said. “So I kind of started from scratch with them and 35, of his friend and mentor, John Frazee, a longtime Wich- grew a $70 million (loan) portita banker who died from can- folio.” And if that hadn’t happened, cer in 2004. It was Frazee who persuaded it’s likely Munn wouldn’t be in Munn to return to banking and a more senior position with gave him a job as a commercial another bank today. Munn is executive vice presilender for a then fledgling dent and senior lender of VinWichita bank, SNB Bank of tage Bank, the former State Wichita. Bank of Leon that Wichita oilThe experience at SNB, now Bank of Kansas, gave Munn the man Wink Hartman purchased

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in late 2010. Munn views his job in a lot of the same ways he did his position at SNB. At Vintage, his job is to grow the bank’s loan portfolio beyond the confines of Butler County, where Vintage is located in the town of Leon. Munn grew up in Derby. He attended Wichita State University for his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management, and master’s degree in business. He and his wife, Summer, have a 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. You said you had an early interest in business, even participating in a DECA

group in high school. Where did that interest come from? “I grew up in kind of an entrepreneurial family. My dad had a construction company when I was a kid.” What was your first job in banking? “Prairie State Bank (in Haysville). I started with them doing collections … back-office work. When I left Prairie State Bank I was doing some consumer-type lending: homes, mobile homes, cars.” And then you spent two years at Commerce Bank Please see MUNN, Page 10B

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WALTON From Page 9B KFDI-AM – started the company after working at Ohse Foods. He saw an opportunity to supply grinder plates and knife blades for the company’s commercial meat machines. Brett Walton came over to the company from a floor supervising job at Love Box in 1996. Growth accelerated in 2001 when the company sent out its first catalogs. It’s been averaging more than 10 percent annual growth ever since. The recession and tough recovery haven’t dented his sales growth at all, he said. Brett Walton attributes that mainly to the fact that he’s a relatively small player in a big market, even though he’s probably the second-largest distributor of meat-processing supplies to commercial butchers. Plus, he said, food is largely recession proof. “Meat processors haven’t slowed down because people keep eating,” he said.

MUNN From Page 9B before getting out of the industry. Why? “I’d done banking for a while and wanted to try something else.” What was that something else? “Network Resources. It bought excess inventory from

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everything for everyday grilling.” His biggest retail competitor, he said, will be Cabela’s. But the company’s future really depends on additional —Brett Walton , owner sales to the nation’s commercial meat processors. of Mid-Western There are 15,000 meat Research & Supply lockers across the country. That number continues to slowly decline, said Jay Wenther of the American McPherson, loves that cusAssociation of Meat Procestomer service. He buys a wide sors. The main reason, he range of supplies, from rubber said, is that many small momboots to sausage seasoning, and-pop meat lockers have from Mid-West. trouble meeting stringent “Brett is a great guy and government standards. would do anything for you,” But, he said, the trend tohe said. “They always act as if ward local eating has helped they really want your busiboost those that remain. ness.” “People really like that the quality is better and the raw materials are locally sourced,” The future Wenther said. Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle Walton isn’t worried. As the The old name, Mid-Western Research and Supply, caused confusion. There’s no laboratory Walton sees a bright future. or research scientists. To start with, the new ware- numbers drift down, the meat lockers that stay have gotten house/office will include a oratory or research scientists. retail store three times as conversation, ask how the His competitive edge bigger and more sophisticat“That’s been a pain for weather is.” against a larger competitor, large as the one at the present ed. Walton sees a chance to years,” Walton said. “Our That’s the real reason besell them more. he said, is customer service. site. And it won’t be only for customers are family-owned hind the name change, he “We’re always adding stuff,” “We’re not going to be any hunters, he said. businesses, and we want them said. cheaper,” he said. “The only “I bet there are tens of thou- he said. The old name, Mid-Western to feel that this is one, too.” difference is when they dial us sands of people in Wichita Jeff Krehbiel, manager of up, they get a live person who Research and Supply, caused who would be interested in Reach Dan Voorhis at 268-6577 or Krehbiels Specialty Meats in confusion. There’s no labwill say ‘hello,’ engage in coming if they knew we had dvoorhis@wichitaeagle.com.

“Our customers are family-owned businesses, and we want them to feel that this is one, too.”

manufacturers and sold it to discount retailers like Tuesday Morning and Overstock.com. I worked for them for two years. It was a salariedcommission type deal and it was kind of lucrative.” And all the while you were having informal, quarterly lunches with Frazee, whom you first met while at Commerce. “Ultimately John convinced me to get back into banking.” But it wasn’t just Fra-

zee’s persistence, was it? You were thinking about the future, about eventually leaving Network Resources and getting back into the Wichita business community, right? “In my opinion I was kind of losing touch with Wichita (because of the work required by Network Resources). I thought, what a great way to get back into the community, establish relationships, by getting back

into banking.” What was the attraction to coming to Vintage Bank? “I wanted to get involved with somebody who would let me see how a bank runs. Here is a way to help them grow an organization, utilizing the skills I’ve developed … and learning the operations side (of banking).” You said you are a strong advocate for consultative banking. What does that

mean? “I can’t understand your business if I’m sitting here in my office.” You said earlier part of your job as a lender is to “sell money.” But what distinguishes a banker from a salesman? “As a banker you have to understand confidentiality and establish trust. I’m going to see a lot of information that is personal to you, and the first thing I have to do is

build trust with you.” Where would you like to see the bank’s loan portfolio five years from now? “We’re looking to grow our bank based upon sound lending practices to good, creditworthy borrowers. We’re not trying to come into a market and just do deals to grow market share.” Reach Jerry Siebenmark at 316-268-6576 or jsiebenmark@wichitaeagle.com.


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FACTORIES From Page 9B In the 1990s, as environmental regulation stiffened the U.S. mining industry, McLanahan refocused the company to take advantage of export opportunities. Back then, about 10 percent of the company’s product went overseas. Today it’s about 70 percent. Mineral-rich Australia is a big customer, and McLanahan has benefited greatly from that country’s high labor costs and weaker manufacturing base. “We can build here and ship into Australia for cheaper than they can make it there,” McLanahan said. He laments that mining in the United States has shrunk so much, and with it, domestic sales opportunities. “I knew that the future of our company depended on a robust export effort,” he said. During a recent visit, the Pennsylvania manufacturer was busy filling orders from Iceland and Colombia, as well as actively building log washers for the timber industry and equipment for dairy farmers. It recently installed equipment in Glen Rose, Texas, to prepare fracking sand for shipment. Natural gas drillers in Pennsylvania are consuming so much silica sand, he said, that the price now varies between $240 a ton to $400 a ton, compared to $10 a ton for sand used in concrete mix.

Nationwide rebound Other data also signal a nationwide manufacturing rebound. December orders for durable goods – big-ticket items such as cars, refrigerators and industrial equipment – rose by a better-than-expected 3 percent. That was on top of November’s upward revision to a 4.7 percent increase. Similarly, Federal Reserve data for December show manufacturing output rose ninetenths of a percentage point. For the final three months of 2011, industrial production rose at an annualized rate of 3.1 percent, the 10th-straight quarter of growth. It’s good news for a sector that accounts for about 12 percent of the U.S. economy but lost more than 6 million jobs over the past decade.

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An employee works at McLanahan Corp. in Hollidaysburg, Penn. The company continues to hire in its export unit. There’s even anecdotal evidence that some companies that had shifted production overseas are beginning to come home, a process known as in-sourcing or re-shoring. Some orders for iron castings that McLanahan had lost to China are returning because of quality and supply issues. How many firms are moving back? It’s hard to know. “It’s a hard number to quantify — the notion of out-sourcing and in-sourcing. There’s a hype to both of those numbers,” said Chad Moutray, chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers. “We have a lot of foreign companies that are locating here. It’s a global decision-making process right now.” Right now many factors are combining to make American manufacturing more attractive than it’s been in quite a while. These include rising production costs in China, flat wage growth in the United States, corporate borrowing rates near historic lows, a weakening of the dollar against the currencies of competitors in hot emerging economies, and a boom in U.S. natural gas production that’s lowering a key cost for U.S. factories. “Labor cost is not the only factor that is under consideration when you are locating. Taxes, energy costs, the advantage of being closer to the customer,” Moutray said. “A sea-change in our thinking, at least globally, is that the U.S. is now on the map when it comes to these decisions.”

funds flock to the Cayman Islands, which offer tax advantages for fund managers and some of their foreign and From Page 9B nonprofit investors. Setting up shop – usually nothing more been going after those people, than a mail drop – in these freewheeling environs also charging more Swiss bankers allows them to escape the with conspiracy, and leaning on Switzerland to name more tighter financial regulations of the U.S. and other nations. names. Some critics say that contribOther names came from a uted to the global financial bank employee-turned-incrisis. formant at the LGT Bank in Romney, a multimillionaire Liechtenstein. And the IRS has been tracking down holders of and candidate for the Repubcredit cards issued from Carib- lican presidential nomination, has disclosed numerous offbean hideaways because the cards are a popular way to tap shore investments. His financial filings included secret funds. at least six Cayman-based “The noose is tightening on those who want to hide money funds, worth between $7 million and $32 million, overseas,” said J. Richard run by Bain Capital, the priHarvey, a former senior adviser to the IRS commissioner. vate equity powerhouse he once led. More than a dozen Pressure to report Amerother funds based in the Cayicans’ holdings will increase substantially next year under a mans and Bermuda showed up on his 2010 federal tax new U.S. law that imposes returns. His campaign says he financial penalties on foreign pays the same taxes he would banks and investment funds if they were based in the Unitthat don’t comply. Some taxhaven banks may skirt it com- ed States. Romney also had a UBS pletely, however. If they don’t bank account in Switzerland, make any U.S. investments, but it was closed in 2010 as he they can avoid the penalties. prepared to run for president. When the IRS offered amnesty in 2009 and 2011, more than 33,000 tax dodgers came Step 4: Consider other in from the cold, yielding $4.4 motives. billion. A new round in the program opened in January. Some people want to hide wealth from spouses or business partners; doctors worry Step 3: Look for legal about malpractice suits; others ways to pare taxes. think creditors or the governHere’s where it gets compli- ment might try to seize their assets. cated. Wealthy residents of oppresFor corporations, foundasive countries may feel safer tions, pension funds and othwith their savings elsewhere. ers, controversial offshore Dictators, fearing revolt, often maneuvers can help defer or do, too. avoid some taxes. For example, a corporation transfers a lucrative chunk of its busiStep 5: Choose a ness to a foreign subsidiary in country. a low-tax country. Or a nonprofit group puts otherwise Switzerland’s famous “numtaxable investments offshore. bered accounts” aren’t as “There’s a thin line between clandestine as they’re portax avoidance and evasion,” trayed in spy movies but do said Rebecca Wilkins, a senior cater to the rich and ensure counsel at Citizens for Tax only a few bank executives Justice, which opposes corpo- know a client’s name. Hong rate loopholes. “A lot of these Kong has its own version – transactions might not stand “chop accounts,” identified by up in court if the IRS had the a symbol. Congressional inresources to pursue them.” vestigators counted 50 places Private equity and hedge that can be considered tax

Other views Not everyone buys the trend. “I think it feels better than it is. The data itself looks to be very seriously flawed, and although dead-cat bounce is too strong a term, there is a kernel of truth in it,” said Alan Tonelson, a research fellow at the U.S. Business and Industry Council, which represents smaller U.S. manufacturers who do not operate abroad. Tonelson points to a widening deficit in manufactured goods, noting that even as exports grow, ground is being lost to foreign competitors. A USBIC study released Feb. 7 found that Chinese exporters had captured 7.5 percent of American purchases of 108 different capital-intensive segments of U.S. high-tech manufacturing in 2010. “It is very difficult to see how the manufacturing sector could be excelling as it is losing market share in its own backyard,” said Tonelson, author of the book “Race to the Bottom.” Daniel Meckstroth, chief economist for the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, an industry research group, sees conditions for sustained improvement for U.S. manufacturers. “The exchange rate is 20 percent lower if you look at the broader trade-weighted dollar, cheapest natural gas prices in the world, modest compensation increases, unit labor costs declining over the five years,” he said. “You could expect that in a current decision, firms would be more likely to purchase domestic than from a foreign supplier. havens or financial hideaways. Tax havens usually boast: ■ Little or no income tax. ■ Laws that make it a crime for banks to reveal account holders’ names. ■ A history of failing to cooperate with other nations’ tax collectors.

Step 6: Open an account. Law-abiding customers who can’t travel to an offshore bank can usually set up an account by mail with little or no minimum deposit. For tax evaders and those playing the angles, a network of accountants, lawyers and bankers is ready to set up shell companies and phony trusts to hide behind. They can get creative. Former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld told investigators he helped a billionaire client withdraw his funds in the form of diamonds. Birkenfeld flew to America with the diamonds hidden in his luggage, inside a tube of toothpaste.

That’s, I think, the good news.” A less-discussed factor in the rebound of U.S. manufacturing is last year’s horrific earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and devastating flooding in Thailand later in the year. The natural disasters forced multinational corporations to rethink how they purchase parts from across the globe. “The bigger issue is do you want long supply chains now,” said Meckstroth, pointing to the auto sector that normally gets shipments twice a day to allow for production in 12-hour cycles. The process is called just-in-time manufacturing. While popular over the past decade, it is now less so because natural disasters exposed the weaknesses in holding skimpy inventory. “You can’t afford a ship not getting there, being delayed. The ideal situation is to have a factory closer to your supplier,” he said.

More with less While good numbers of late point to improvement in demand for U.S. manufactured goods, there’ve also been significant gains in productivity, or the per-hour output of U.S. workers. It increased by an average of about 4 percent annually during the past decade, and reached a 5 percent increase from June to September last year. For durable goods, manufacturing productivity was up 9 percent. Put simply, manufacturers are doing a lot more with fewer workers. This helps explain why the bounce-back of manufacturing employment is less than it appears, partly because it comes off a very steep decline. The U.S. economy contracted by about 5 percent during the recession, but had recovered the lost terrain by last September. “Manufacturing has only halfrecovered, it’s 56 percent recovered,” said Meckstroth, noting that his sector fell 20 percent and has recovered about 11 percentage points. “It has to grow another 9 percent to get back to where it was before the recession.” Economists at MAPI don’t expect the sector to fully recover until 2014.

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HonorsNight 2012 The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the 2012 Honors Night award recipients:

UNCOMMON CITIZEN Helen Galloway

SPIRIT OF WICHITA Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co. Inc.

OVER THE YEARS Junior League of Wichita

KEEPER OF THE PLAINS Wichita Area Association of Realtors

Lusco Brick & Stone Co. Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer L.L.P.

Honors Night 2012 | Tuesday, April 24 | Beech Activity Center For tickets, call 316.265.7771 or visit www.wichitachamber.org


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Joyce DiDonato, who studied opera at WSU, is a recent Grammy winner.

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Elizabeth Catlett’s 1952 "Sharecropper" is part of the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art on display at the Wichita Art Museum.

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Ron Adams’ 2002 lithograph "Blackburn" is part of the exhibit, at the Wichita Art Museum through May 13.

wo more Wichita natives have spent the past week in the nationally televised spotlight. One of them doesn’t care. He’s a honey badger, and he takes what he wants. The other is famous opera star Joyce DiDonato, a Wichita State University graduate who just won her first Grammy. DiDonato, an internationally known mezzosoprano, won the Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Solo Album for her latest release, “Diva Divo.” She was the first classical vocalist ever to perform live at the Grammys, which she did during the Feb. 12 pre-televised ceremony. Wearing a dazzling silver ball gown, DiDonato performed “Non piu mesta,” from Rossini’s “La Cenerentola.” The star was born in Prairie Village, where she still has relatives, and graduated from WSU’s opera pro-

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he Wichita Art Museum’s inner core galleries are brimming with more than 80 prints, paintings and drawings by African-American artists whose works span nearly 120 years. In time to honor African-American history and culture during Black History Month, the museum this weekend opens the new exhibit “Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art.” The works in the exhibition come from the private collection of Harmon and Harriet Kelley of San Antonio, Texas. During the past 30 years, the couple has amassed a collection that has traveled to many art museums across the country. The collection features works of

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Ike E. Morgan’s 1990 "Still Life" painting is part of the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art on display at the Wichita Art Museum through May 13. prominent contemporary African-American artists as well as rare works dating back to the late 19th century. “For me, this exhibition kind of breaks down into three groups,” Stephen Gleissner, the museum’s chief curator, said. “First, there is the early work that is so incredibly rare. These early works date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We are very excited to see these pieces, which include four etchings by

Henry Ossawa Tanner.” Tanner was one of the first leading AfricanAmerican artists to achieve enormous global success. A native of Pennsylvania, he encountered a great deal of racism in the United States and therefore spent the majority of his life working successfully in Paris, where he studied many of the artistic greats and develPlease see ART, Page 2C

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The Wichita Symphony Orchestra continues its Classic Concert Series this weekend with shows featuring guest artist violinist Chee-Yun. She will perform Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D Minor. The symphony also will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s 40th Symphony and Maurice Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin.” Visit Kansas.com this afternoon to read our review of Saturday night’s show. A second show is at 3 p.m. today at Century II Concert Hall, 225 W. Douglas. Tickets are $21-$45. For more information, visit www.wso.org.

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ews and thoughts — HorrorHound magazine — which could be the equivalent of Vanity Fair for gore fans — has named Wichitan Leif Jonker’s 1993 vampire flick “Darkness” its No. 1 goriest film of all time in its latest issue. It’s a testament to the film’s staying power. Made when writer/ editor/producer/director Jonker was just 19, the film has built a cult fan base through the years, and has played at film festivals around the world. HorrorHound calls it “easily the goriest vampire film to date,” citing the film’s “record number of exploding heads.” You don’t see that on a resume every day. The story follows a small town (Wichita) as it’s being overtaken by an army of vampires. A young survivor sets out to battle the undead,

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films (well, except for one) in this year’s animated, live action and documentary categories. These branch libraries will host screenings of live action and animation categories only: ■ Alford Branch Library, 3447 S. Meridian, at 1 p.m. today ■ Westlink Branch Library, 8515 Bekemeyer, at 5 p.m. Tuesday ■ Evergreen Branch Library, 2601 N. Arkansas, at 5 p.m., Wednesday ■ Maya Angelou Northeast Branch Library, 3051 E. 21st St., at 1 p.m. Friday. Find a new way — I finally got Documentary shorts only will be around to seeing “Chronicle.” It screened at 5 p.m. Thursday at the appealed to the inner sci-fi geek in Rockwell Branch Library, 5939 E. me (OK, maybe not so “inner”), and Courtesy photo Ninth St. I enjoyed it — even though I am tired Dane DeHaan stars as one of three teens who develop supernatural All the films (except that pesky, of the “found-footage” approach in secretive one) will be shown in one powers in "Chronicle." movies (thanks a lot, “Blair Witch”). program at 10 a.m. Saturday at That said, “Chronicle” does take Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadno doubt be a filmmaker to keep an er? Why? the found-footage “genre” and shake Whether the gimmick was needed eye on. Sequel talk can’t be far away. way. it up a bit. But I still find the use of All screenings are free and open to is questionable — the film was an Oscar shorts week — It doesn’t the camera as a “character” disthe public (some films may not be interesting enough premise on its quite have the ring of “Shark Week,” suitable for all audiences). For more tracting — we lose our “fourth wall.” own, I think, with nice backstory, but the Wichita Public Library’s And the premise here is that it isn’t smart writing, and performances information, call 316-261-8506 or annual weeklong showing of Oscar- go to www.wichita.lib.ks.us. just one camera we’re looking from a fresh cast that make it all nominated shorts is still exciting. It through, but several from several work. offers Wichitans a rare chance to see Reach Rod Pocowatchit at different people. So someone found It’s been a surprise hit, and all this footage and edited it togeth- 27-year-old director Josh Trank will all Academy Award-nominated short rpocowatchit@wichitaeagle.com. armed with a chain saw, holy water and a shotgun. Jonker used an all-local cast, including Gary Miller, Randall Aviks and Jake Euker. A digitally restored version of the film is available in a two-disc DVD set. For more information, go to www.13thdream.com.

NEIL From Page 1C gram in 1992. DiDonato is now considered among the top two mezzo-sopranos in the world, said Wichita Grand Opera director Pavan Bakardiev, and she’s in high demand. “Her career has been skyrocketing in the last two or three years around the globe,” Bakardiev said. “She is the total package. She has the voice, the looks, the charisma, the versatility, and she has that special extra when she walks on stage. People like to listen to her.” But DiDonato remains loyal to the town where it all started. She stays in touch with faculty at the WSU opera program, and in 2003, she performed for the school’s College of Fine Arts Connoisseur Series. In 2009, she performed in Wichita Grand Opera’s “The Barber of Seville.” And last year, she obtained special permission from New York’s Metropolitan Opera, where she was under contract, to perform at Wichita Grand Opera’s 10th Anni-

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Diablo is Tanganyika Wildlife Park’s 5-month-old African honey badger. versary Gala Concert alongside fellow opera stars Samuel Ramey and Alan Held. “She has affinity for Wichita because she studied here,” Bakardiev said. “We have developed a very nice relationship with her.” Wichita’s other rising star is also in demand — but for much less serious reasons. Diablo is a 5-month-old African honey badger that was born at Tanganyika Wildlife Park, where he lives with

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From Page 1C oped his own delicate style. “The next body of works would be the early- to mid-20th century works,” Gleissner said. “Many of the works in this group date from the 1930s or the WPA era.” The WPA era refers to the Works Progress Administration, a government-funded program that in part sponsored artists during the time of the Great Depression. Under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the program promoted and protected the arts with the funding of many public arts projects. This era resulted in an enormous output of historically important social realist artwork that documents the social politics and culture of the day. “One of the most prominent artists found in this grouping is ground-breaking printmaker Dox Thrash,” Gleissner said. In the third grouping, art that ranges in date from the 1950s through the present day, one sees more politically and socially charged subject matter. “This was the era of civil rights. Many of the works of this era are so powerful and very bold and striking. Two of the artists included here are John Biggers and Charles White,” Gleissner said. “The works by artists of the later years make much more of a statement than what is seen in the early works, which center more on everyday life or worldly travel.” The Kelleys began collecting in 1980, after they saw an African-American art exhibition at their local art museum in San Antonio, Gleissner said. “They both realized that they didn’t recognize any of the artists or artworks in that exhibition and that this was a huge part of their culture that

his honey badger parents. He’s the only baby honey badger in the United States and one of only about nine in the United States, said Matt Fouts, assistant director of the Goddard park. That’s not because the species is endangered, Fouts said, but rather because no one cared much about honey badgers before last year. That’s when a Los Angeles man known as “Randall” became an Internet sensation

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John Thomas Biggers’ 1965 lithograph "Morning is Here, No Dawn" is part of the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art on display at the Wichita Art Museum.

If you go HARMON AND HARRIET KELLEY COLLECTION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART What: One of the largest private collections of AfricanAmerican art Where: Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. When: The exhibit runs through May 13. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. How much: Admission is $7, free on Saturdays. For more information, call 316-268-4921 or visit www.wichitaartmuseum.org. was unknown to them,” he said. “They began to educate themselves and have since made a real mark. Their collection features incredibly

What: More than 113 pieces of work by contemporary artist Samella Lewis, including paintings and sketches Where: Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water When: The exhibit will be on display through March 17. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. How much: Adults $5.50, seniors and students $4.50, children ages 5 to 17 $2.50, children 4 and younger and members free. For more information, call 316-262-7651 or visit tkaamuseum.org. important and historical works, and it is so wonderful to have it here at the art museum.” The Kelley exhibition also features a piece by contemporary artist Samella Lewis, which ties into the Samella Lewis exhibition on display at the Kansas African American Museum. “Lewis is one of the most important African-American artists of our generation,” Gleissner said. “This exhibition will really offer the public an excellent opportunity to see the range of AfricanAmerican work, both historical and contemporary.”

for his YouTube video featuring a honey badger — a video that now has been viewed more than 37.8 million times. The 3 1⁄2-minute piece features Randall’s ridiculous, PG-13-rated narration over a National Geographic video of a honey badger hunting snakes and mice, being stung by bees, attacked by snakes and bullied by birds while in never-ending pursuit of food. (You can see it by searching “honey badger” on youtube.com, but be warned: The language is as rough as the honey badger.) The narration includes the now-famous phrases, “honey badger don’t care” and “honey badger takes what it wants.” The video, released a year ago, became so popular that LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu was nicknamed “Honey Badger” this season, and fans and sportscasters began wearing T-shirts to games that said “Honey Badger Takes What He Wants.” Randall now has a website (randallsanimals.com) and a

book and a whole bunch of other narrated animal videos, though the honey badger video is by far the most popular. It’s hard to understand why the video is so funny if you haven’t seen it, but the millions who have think it’s so funny that the honey badger has become a bit of a pop culture phenomenon, and now talk shows are calling. Wildlife expert Jack Hanna, who has a longstanding relationship with Tanganyika, recently asked to take Diablo on the talk show circuit. On Monday, Diablo and Hanna appeared on CBS’s “The Talk.” They’ll also appear on “Late Show With David Letterman” on Monday and they have spots booked next week on “Good Morning America” and “Anderson Cooper 360,” though Fouts doesn’t know exactly when the latter two shows will air. Fouts, who has been traveling with Diablo to all his appearances, said the honey badger video really took off

just as the park’s season ended last year, so he’ll be interested to see how much more popular the honey badger exhibit is when the park reopens in March. In the meantime, he’s enjoying the honey badger hubbub. “I don’t know how many times I’ve watched the video,” he said. “It’s pretty funny, and it’s pretty accurate. The honey badger doesn’t care what he eats. They’re pretty darn tough. They don’t back down. If they want it, they just take it.” Reach Denise Neil at 316-268-6327 or dneil@wichitaeagle.com. Follow Denise on Twitter: @DeniseNeil.


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4 picks from Book Critics Circle award finalists BY MARY ANN GWINN The Seattle Times

Every year for the last six years, this has been my routine in January and February: I shut myself in a room with a jar of peanut butter and a box of crackers, say goodbye to my family, and read the finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards. I’m on the board of the NBCC. One of our duties is to read five finalists in each of six award categories — fiction, nonfiction, biography, autobiography, criticism and poetry — in the two months between the time the finalists are announced in January and the winners are chosen in March (since I was on the committees for nonfiction and biography, I had a head start with those). Overwhelmed by this cascade of literary riches, I always have the same thought: there are so many great books out there, but everybody keeps reading the same book! (1. “The Help.” 2. “The Hunger Games.”) So, as Monty Python would say, and now for something completely different. Crack one of these books and you’ll learn a lot, maybe even think differently when you’re done: “George F. Kennan: An American Life” by John Lewis Gaddis (Penguin Press, 800 pages, $39.95) By coming up with the “containment” strategy that kept the U.S. and the Soviet Union from taking up weapons against each other after World War II, American diplomat Kennan kept the Cold War from turning into a hot one (think thermonuclear weapons). Lessons learned from the story of Kennan, a brilliant strategist temperamentally unsuited to politics: 1. Even great people have bad days, and 2. All human beings, even very smart ones, are to some degree at war with themselves. Biography finalist. “A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the Civil War” by Amanda Foreman (Random House, 1,008 pages, $35) Confederate spies (some in hoop skirts) plotting in the streets of London. English lords, ladies and politicians battling in the parlor and Parliament over whether the Union or the Confederacy held the higher moral and tactical ground. And a whole cast of British eccentrics who blithely signed up to fight on both sides, and learned the true, horrible cost of war. Foreman is gorgeous, has five children and still writes informative, breathtakingly readable books. I should hate her, but oddly, I don’t. Nonfiction finalist. “Pulphead: Essays” by John Jeremiah Sullivan (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 384 pages, $16 paper) This brilliant young essayist made me actually enjoy pondering the deeper meaning of rock icon Axl Rose. Nonfiction finalist. “The Stranger’s Child” by Alan Hollinghurst (Knopf, 448 pages, $27.95) This novel by British author Hollinghurst, who won the Man Booker prize for “The Line of Beauty,” tells the story of a randy, largerthan-life World War I poet whose life story becomes glossed over and eventually ossified by succeeding generations determined to freeze his image in amber. This book, among others, has solidified my conviction that the Brits are really, truly, smarter than we are, at least when it comes to turning a phrase. Fiction finalist. You can find the complete list of finalists at http://bookcritics.org/blog/archive/pressrelease-draft Winners will be announced on March 8.

NEW & RECOMMENDED “Rub Out the Words: The Letters of William S. Burroughs 1959-1974” edited by Bill Morgan (Ecco, $35) Williams S. Burroughs was one of the Beat movement’s more radical writers, authoring such groundbreaking novels as “Junky” and “Naked Lunch.” Fifteen years after his death, he is the focal point in a collection of more than three hundred letters to recipients such as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Jack Kerouac, and Timothy Leary. This volume is not just an intimate glimpse into the life of a misunderstood artist, but a chronicle of literary artistry. “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson (Random House, $26) North Korea is probably one of the most mysterious places in the world. Set against that backdrop, Johnson gives us a character whose world is defined by astonishing hardship, pain and endurance, yet brightened with camaraderie, moments of beauty, and love. Part literary thriller, part social history, part love story, “The Orphan Master’s Son” is a riveting portrait of a world hidden from view. Watermark best sellers 1. "A Good American" by Alex George 2. "Radiating Like a Stone" edited by Myrne Roe 3. "Pinches & Dashes" by the Junior League of Wichita 4. "Wander the Kansas Flint Hills in Words and Images" by Stephen Perry 5. "The Story of Beautiful Girl" by Rachel Simon 6. "Death Comes to Pemberley" by P.D. James 7. "Cynthia’s Cosmic Almanac" by Cynthia Killion 8. "Pity the Billionaire" by Thomas Frank 9. "An Object of Beauty" by Steve Martin 10. "I Want My Hat Back" by Jon Klassen — Source: Watermark Books & Cafe

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nglander’s second story collection (he’s also published a novel) includes eight new stories that combine comedy and tragedy and consider larger questions about human nature. He presents those questions through the lenses of Jewish characters of all ages, from New York to Europe to Israel. The title story brings together two married couples in one couple’s home in Florida. The other couple, Mark and Lauren, are Hasidic and live in Israel. Deb and Lauren are longtime friends. The couples talk from different perspectives. Mark says that “the most annoying thing about being Hasidic in the outside world … is the constant policing by civilians.” He notes that Deb and her husband, the unnamed narrator, are obsessed with the Holocaust “as a necessary sign of identity.” For him, the current Holocaust that is destroying Judaism is intermarriage. Soon the tension eases as they partake of the Florida couple’s son’s stash of marijuana. Soon they’re laughing, then satisfying their hunger. Later they play a game Deb and Lauren played when they were young. Called “the Anne Frank game,” it asks players to imagine a second Holocaust, then talk about which of

their Christian friends would hide them. The game leads to a surprising — and alarming — revelation. In the back of every character’s mind in these stories is the Holocaust. The characters vary greatly in their observation of Jewish practices, yet that dark cloud affects them all. In “Camp Sundown,” a camp director tries to talk a group of elderly vigilantes from taking action against someone they believe is a Nazi from the concentration camps. Mixed with that tension is some funny dialogue that plays with language. One character says someone “wears now a wig and eats the snafu hot dogs.” The camp director corrects him: “Tofu.” In “How We Avenged the Blums,” young Jewish boys try to deal with a bully they call the Anti-Semite. They go to an 18-year-old Jewish boy for help. He tells them: “It’s a delicate thing being Jewish. … It’s a condition that aggravates the more mind you pay it.” In spite of wanting vengeance, the narrator at the end decides “I’d always feel that to be broken was better than

to break — my failing.” These stories deal with how to be Jewish in a world that is often anti-Semitic. Yet Englander does not romanticize Jews or portray them merely as victims. The enemies of many of these characters are themselves. Two of the stories are set in Israel. “Sister Hills” describes the beginning of an Israeli settlement from the beginning of the Yom Kippur War in 1973 through today. It’s told as a fable about the surviving founders of the settlement, two women who made a pact that has harrowing consequences later. It also shows the harshness of keeping Jewish laws. “Free Fruit for Young Widows,” perhaps the best story in the collection, unveils the evolution of evil in a man who survived the Holocaust at great cost to his soul. A father describes to his son “the hazy morality of combat” and the “gray space that was called real life.” He tells his son not to judge the man who survived the Holocaust too severely: “You, spoiled child, apply the rules of civilization to a boy who had seen only its opposite.”

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“The Assumption,” by Bryan D. Dietrich (WordFarm, 84 Pages, $15) In spite of the title, these are not religious poems. ... Or are they? Though Dietrich doesn’t use the word “Assumption” to mean clearly the taking into heaven of the Virgin Mary, he does seem to have in mind the taking-it-for-granted that Something above us exists. Some of the lines in these 57 poems suggest that the Something may be God. But Dietrich, a professor at Newman University, comes closer to identifying some heedless power, as in the shivery fifth poem of the section called “The Astronomer,” which asks us to imagine an

“interstellar intelligence / of protoplasmic cloud ... a casteless, chlorophyllic civilization.” Having imagined that, the poet says, “Now try to imagine such species care, or give a techno-damn.” Well, Dietrich does care, at least in this collection. That — the intensity of his questioning, his imagining — is what gives the poems the power to keep a reader butting through the tangles of recondite allusions to monsters, myths, current events, wars and philosophies, not to mention the syntax that can be as jungly as this, referring to our inevitable lack of knowledge about unseen things: “that great gaping lack smacks us with its loss / of being loss, becomes a presence, lung / for those who cannot breathe, but wholly, space.” In spite of the modern-plus effects these poems make, their forms are traditional. All but the last two poems are sonnets of the standard 14 lines, though the lines are of irregular length and meter. The poems within each section are connected to each other tail-inmouth. They even rhyme, mostly. The modernness comes in good part from Dietrich’s snatching of sounds and images like grains from

whatever cosmic dust clouds come screaming past his head. He can read, as a result, like a parody of Gerard Manley Hopkins: “Each rock-pocked rockpile robots maneuver, / each rocket-picked planetary pocket emptied of ‘sin,’ / ceases to astound with silence.” The final poem in the collection, not a sonnet, has the narrator as a grade-school student discovering, and being horrified by, a book saying the universe must end. “Burn it, hide it,” he tells his teacher. And the 56th and last of the sonnets, in the section called “The Believer,” ends with something like relief after the groping, often brilliant turmoil of most of the book. “When / those great glowing prayer wheels ... / come suckling for me like all God’s children / drawn down from the deep,” it says, “I will go, cold, without question, / even trusting. It’s a fusty blade, religion.” Then, as if the poet had paused to reflect that this final sonnet should convey an extra bit of assurance, he adds a 15th line, “We all must greet it, fleshless, in the end.” Donald Mace Williams, an Eagle columnist through most of the 1990s, is the author of the single-poem chapbook “Wolfe” and the novel “Black Tuesday’s Child.” He lives in Canyon, Texas.

Englander is a fine writer who is willing to take risks. Two of the stories, “Peep Show” and “Everything I Know About My Family on My Mother’s Side” are more experimental. He is deft at using apt phrases. He describes “this Pat Tillman, quagmire-of-Iraq world” or someone who speaks “with his ‘master’s in social work’ tone.” Englander includes many Hebrew or Yiddish words and some Jewish arcana, and sometimes it’s obscure. For example, it would help to know what a “hametz” is. And one passage runs, “he went to heder, had the peyes and all that. But in America, a classic galusmonger.” He also provides many interesting insights, such as this about “Israel’s own internal plague … the one that took more children of Israel than all the bloodshed and hatred of all their long wars combined,” referring to highway accidents. Englander is part of a new generation of outstanding shortstory writers and definitely worth reading. Gordon Houser is a writer and editor in Newton.

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David and Stacia Breth David Joseph Breth of Haysville and Stacia Dawn Kaylor of Wichita were married on February 4, 2012 at the Wichita Scottish Rite Center with Reverend Sam Muyskens officiating. David is the son of David and Joena Breth. Grandparents of the groom are the late Francis and the late Patricia Breth, and the late Joseph and the late Oma Jackson. Stacia is the daughter of Tom and Lesli Kaylor. Grandparents of the bride are Donald and Marjorie Kaylor, and Duane and Glenna Draving. Both graduated from Kansas State University. David works as a park ranger and Stacia teaches secondary science.

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ENTER TO WIN OSCAR PARTY TICKETS Organizers of the third annual “A Night on the Red Carpet,” an Oscar-night party that doubles as a fundraiser for Episcopal Social Services, are offering two pairs of tickets to the party to Wichita Eagle readers. The party is at 6:30 p.m. on Oscar night, Feb. 26, at Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas. It’s a black-tie optional party that will feature food from Carrabba’s, Larkspur and Luca Italian Kitchen, plus drinks, a showing of the 84th Annual Academy awards, local celebrities on the “red carpet,” live music and a live and silent auction. Tickets are $75 a person or $850 for a table of 10. Find more information about the party at http:// www.esswichita.org/. To enter, like or comment on our post about this giveaway on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/kansasdotcom. We’ll draw two winners at noon Monday.

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CELEBRATIONS

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Shirley Beggs, left, and Wichita State University President Don Beggs, right, are moving from Wichita in early summer. But a round of parties in their honor has started. Mickey Armstrong and daughter Sally were hostesses for a Sunday brunch Feb. 5 at Mickey’s home.

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Wichita welcomed Dayton Coles, member of the JDRF International Board of Chancellors, for a research update luncheon Feb. 3 at Wichita Country Club. Pictured from left: Ron Whiting, Carolyn Gaughan, Dee Spade, David Topham, Coles and Phillip Challans.

Wichita East High School Tri-M Music Honor Society student officers Danny Ibarra, left, and Hannah Hund presented Wichita Symphony Society Board President Delmar Klocke with a $1,000 check. The student group raised the funds at an annual benefit concert. The check was presented in memory of Mitch Berman, who served for 31 years as the symphony’s executive director until his death in September 2011. The gift will become part of a growing memorial fund to endow an orchestral chair in Berman’s name.

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Eighty Ulrich Museum of Art Salon Circle members attended the recent Salon event with Jan Schall, curator of contemporary art at Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, at the Wichita Country Club. Schall gave attendees an insider’s look at the 22-acre Kansas City Sculpture Park, which she also directs, in keeping with this year’s Salon Circle theme of “Art All Around Us.” Joining Schall, center, at the Salon event were: Ulrich Director Patricia McDonnell, left, Ulrich advisory board member Martin Bauer; and Salon members Nancy and John Brammer.

Jean Garvey had a busy day when she celebrated her 90th birthday Feb. 10. It started with a birthday breakfast, then a luncheon with her Shakespeare Club members at the home of Carolyn Skaer. After that, she was off to the Independent School, where students, faculty and staff members showed up with best wishes and watched a short video of Jean’s life. Evening brought another party, this one at her home, with members of her family.

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James “Newt” and Pat “Ma” Huhn celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at a surprise celebration Feb. 4 at Tommy’s Restaurant. Both said they were apprecaiteive of all the well wishes, gifts and generosity of family and friends.

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Among those taking part in the Feb. 4 kick-off of the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowling for Kids fundraiser were, from left, Big Sister Rajani Bhakta, her Little Sister Amari Lipscomb, Alicia Turner of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Scott Swindler of Koch Industries. Scott raised more than $2,200 by securing sponsors for the bowling event that took place at the Alley.

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Bob and June Kittle 60th Anniversary Bob and June Kittle of Douglass, Kansas will celebrate 60 years of marriage on February 28, 2012. The family requests a card shower to honor the occasion. Cards may be sent to Bob and June Kittle at 203 North Poplar in Douglass, Kansas 67039.

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Sarah Lynn Schwindt to Bryant Christopher Winslow John and Jody Schwindt of Andale, Kan. announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Lynn Schwindt, to Bryant Christopher Winslow, son of Chris and Tracy Winslow of Wichita, Kan. The couple will be married on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Savannah Chalae’ Marie Graeff to Alex Kenneth Gobel Shelby and Rebecca Gobel of Sedgwick, Kan. announce the engagement of their son, Alex Kenneth Gobel, to Savannah Chalae’Marie Graeff of Winfield, Kan. Savannah is the daughter of Edward Graeff Jr. (Kathy Graeff) of Winfield, Kan. and Carleen Girgenti of Fayetteville, Ark. The couple will marry on March 31, 2012.

Steven Michael Wittrig 8/12/86 - 2/19/11 Remembering you today and every day. Endless memories. Everlasting smile. Steven Michael, you are so deeply loved and missed. Forever in our hearts.

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Claudine (Willis) Bolin Happy 90th Birthday on 2-22-12. Claudine has four living children, 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Please honor Claudine’s special birthday by sending cards to: Claudine Bolin 410 N. Reno Ave Haven, KS 67543

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Donna Schroeder Arnold joined the Octogenarian Club on

February 18, 2012!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY! WE LOVE YOU!! Jane, Rob, Tim, Megan, and Kate Shepler; Mark, Sharon, Preston and Lauren, Jennifer, and Harrison Schroeder; Susan, Clark, Erin, Brenna, and Colin Duffy; Amy Schroeder; Matthew and Candice Schroeder; and Harley Francis Arnold.

James and Sandra (Finley) Mapes of Springfield, Mo., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24, 2012. Jim retired as Water Service Supervisor after 30 years with the City of Wichita. Jim also worked for Bleirs IGA and part-time with Safeway for many years. Sandra worked for Safeway Credit Union, Kansas Federal Credit Union and was secretary at Andale High School for 10 years. They have two children: a son James, of Springfield, Mo., and a daughter Kimberly and her husband Phil Melugin, also of Springfield, Mo. They have three grandchildren: grandson Heath Melugin and fiancee Kelsey MacLachlan, and two granddaughters Megan and Miriam Melugin, all of Springfield, Mo. Their family requests a card shower for their parents and grandparents. Please send cards to: Jim and Sandra Mapes 2671 S. Marlborough Ave. Springfield, MO 65807

Sarah Barker to George Marko The engagement of Sarah Barker, the daughter of Cliff and Suni Mock, and the late Steve Barker, to George Marko, son of George and Cathy Marko, all of Wichita, Kansas. Sarah is a graduate of Tarleton State University with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, and works in the CTICU at St. Francis Hospital. George is a graduate of Wichita State University with a Bachelors in Business, and works for the Wichita Workforce Alliance. A June 2 wedding is planned.


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SUNDAY ARTS CALENDAR 11, The Forum Theatre-Performing Arts & Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows at 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat, 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Information, 316-618-444 or www.4mtix.com. “The Dukes of Haysville or the Hazzards of Going Down South … of Wichita,” melodrama, through March 24, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $27, $17 show only. Senior and child discounts available. Call 316-263-0222. “Jukebox: Dueling Divas! The Women of Rock ‘n Roll, music from the 1960s to the present, through March 31, Cabaret Oldtown, 412 1⁄2 E. Douglas. Shows at 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. through February, Thu.-Sat. in March. Tickets $19, with discounts available. Call 316-265-4400.

a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Information, 620-241-5774. Through the Lens, land“Round and Round the scapes captured by Gary BehGarden,” comedy about a rens in a series of digital imdysfunctional group of charages then merged into a comacters who storm the stage posite panorama, on exhibit with a zeal for life but comthrough Feb. 29, Derby Public ically succumb to the human Library, 1600 Walnut Grove need for love, 2 p.m. today, Road, Derby. Free. Call Wichita Center for the Arts, 316-788-0760. 9112 E. Central. Tickets $20, Tides of Provincetown, art $18 for seniors, $10 students. from what was at one time Call 316-315-0151. one of the world’s largest and “Alexander and the Terarguably most influential art rible, Horrible, No Good, colonies, over 100 artists, Very Bad Day,” show noon featuring Mark Rothko, JackWed. (pizza served at 11:30 son Pollock, Andy Warhol and a.m.); show only 10 a.m. and Edward Hopper, through 1:45 p.m. Thu.; shows 10 April 29, Wichita Art Musea.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. Fri. um, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. (pizza served at 11:30 a.m. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.and 6 p.m.), noon Sat. (pizza Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admisserved at 11:30 a.m.), Wichita sion $7, $5 for seniors and Children’s Theatre & Dance students, $3 children ages Center, 201 Lulu. Cost $5.50, 5-17. Saturdays free. Informapizza and show $7. Call tion, 316-268-4921. 316-262-2282. “A Family Affair,” exhibi“Wizard of Oz,” join Dorotors from families with more thy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, than one artist displaying Cowardly Lion and Toto paintings and artwork, through April 7, Crown UpART EVENTS through March 31, Art Room town Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Douglas. Show times are 7:30 Bob Benson and Wint p.m. Thu.-Sat. (doors open at Harris, photographs and glass Free. Call 316-321-3223. Chuck Close: A Couple of 5, dinner service at 5:15); 6 works on exhibit through Ways of Doing Something, p.m. Sun. (doors open at Tue., Gallery XII-412 Arts 3:30, dinner service at 4); Center, 412 E. Douglas. Hours works from daguerreotypes presented in a variety of meselect matinees at 12:30 p.m. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. dia including colossal tap(doors open at 11 a.m., lunch Free. Call 316-267-5915. service at 11:15). Tickets Martha Wherry Art Exhib- estries and photogravures, paired with poems by humor$38.95 Thu.-Sat. evenings; it and Reception, 5:30-7:30 ist Bob Holman, on exhibit $35.95 Sun. evenings; $29.95 p.m. Fri., Friends University through April 15, Wichita Art select Thu. matinees; $18.95 Riney Fine Arts Center Galchildren under 12; $55 VIP lery. Free. Call 316-295-5677. Museum, 1400 W. Museum Lounge. Show only “Keepers: A Collection of Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $20.24-$24.48. Information, Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Medical School Photo316-612-7696 or www.crowAdmission $7, $5 for seniors graphs,” exhibit of digital nuptown.com. and students, $3 children photographs by Mike Shep“The Music Man,” musical, herd, through Fri., KU School ages 5-17. Saturdays free. presented by McPherson Col- of Medicine in the William J. Information, 316-268-4921. lege and McPherson High The Harmon and Harriet Reals Gallery of Art-West, School, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., Kelley Collection of African 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 McPherson College, 1600 E. American Art and Artist a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Euclid, McPherson. Tickets Samella Lewis, exhibit of 69 Call 316-293-2643. $5, $3.50 ages high school works on paper by influential Jack Wilson and David and younger and seniors. Murano opening reception, African-American artists from Information, 620-242-0444 or 5-7 p.m. Fri., Art for Lunch, the 19th through 21st centutheatre@mcpherson.edu. ries, through May 19, Wichita noon Feb. 28, exhibit of digi“The Sausage,” improvised tal prints and sculpture “Tea Art Museum, 1400 W. Musedialogue based on a given um Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 for Two” and “Love Potion,” scenario, celebrates the Rep.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. through March 23, Newman naissance commedia dell’arte University Steckline Gallery. Sun. Admission $7, $5 for form, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 seniors and students, $3 chilHours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or by p.m. Feb. 26, Wilner Audidren ages 5-17. Saturdays appointment. Free. Call torium, Wichita State Univer- 316-942-4291. free. Information, sity. Admission $10, $8 se“Through My Eyes,” draw- 316-268-4921. niors and military, $6 stuMade in America: Celeings and paintings by Michael dents. Call 316-978-3233. Yates, on exhibit through Feb. brating American Design“Ain’t Misbehavin’,” 1978 28, Heritage Gallery of the revue based on the Harlem McPherson Opera House, 219 Renaissance music of Thomas S. Main, McPherson. Hours 9 “Fats” Waller, through March

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CLICK & GO! ers, a celebration of American designers from the 1950s-1980s featuring the work of Geoffrey Beene, Bill Blass, James Galanos, Rudi Gerneich, Halston, Claire McCardell, Norman Norell and Pauline Trigere, on exhibit through May 31, WichitaSedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org. Art From the Heart, paintings from Rachel Kice’s Heart series, through March 31, Artworks, 7724 E. Central. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1481.

MUSIC Celtic Crossroads, Irish music and dance presented by Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Thu., Bethel College Memorial Hall, 300 E. 27th, North Newton. Tickets $20-$24, discounts available for seniors and students. Call 620-327-8158 or 316-284-5205. “Verdi’s Ernani,” opera, 11:55 a.m. Sat., encore 2 p.m. Feb. 26, Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $24, $20 seniors, $18 students. Call 316-440-4711.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Check out a few upcoming events submitted to GO! Events, our online searchable calendar. Submit your event at events.kansas.com for possible inclusion in this calendar, published in The Eagle on Fridays and Sundays. Sports, Boat and Travel Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Kansas Pavilions, 1229 E. 85th St. North, Valley Center. Vendors and presentations. $9.50 adults, children 11 and under free. Information, 316-660-1000. Women’s Fair, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Century II Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas. Presentations, demonstrations and vendors on a variety of topics, including cooking and health. $7.75 adults, $6.75 seniors, $4.75 children. Information, 316-267-5303. Mardi Gras Square Dance, 7-9:30 p.m. today at Clare Hall at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 866 N. Socora. All ages. $4. Information, 316-670-0098. Wichita Choral Society rehearsals, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. 18 and up. Auditions not required. Information, 316-258-2518 or www.wichitachoralsociety.org. Little Nature Lovers, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th St. North. Explore the world of nature though crafts, games and children’s stories. Kids and their families. Free. Puppet show, 10:30-11 a.m. Wed. at Rockwell Public

Potter and ceramic artist David Rodenburg, wheelthrowing demonstrations, 7-9:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m. and 1:30-3 p.m. Feb 29, Bethany College, Mingenback Art Center, 335 E. Swensson, Lindsborg. Free. E-mail powella@bethanylb.edu for reservations by Fri.

Library, 5939 E. Ninth St. Show “Ask Mr. Bear,” for ages 3-8 with their families. Free. Information, 316-688-9361. Baby’s First Storytime, 11:15-11:35 a.m. Wednesdays through March 28 at Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Music, rhymes and stories with babies 1 year and under. Free. Information, 316-261-8500. Collage Art, 7-8 p.m. Thu. at Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Children 5-11 will create collage-style art. Free; registration required at 316-261-8500. Take Control of Your Business Online, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Fri. at Wichita State University Center for Entrepreneurship, 1845 Fairmount. Discover what is relevant website content and the key to getting attention from search engines. All ages. $35. Information, 316-978-3000. — Olivia Burress

Mary Lipps Jan. 14, 1942 Feb. 16, 2010 Love you, miss you, wish you were still here.

Love, Your son Ron

John P. Cummings Thanks to all my many friends for the beautiful birthday cards. You all made my 90th so special. May God bless you all.

John celebrates his 90th birthday on 2-19-2012 Happy birthday Dad & Grandpa We love you!

Jack L. Margrave Celebrating 80 years February 27 Happy Birthday Jack (Grampi)

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We love you!!! Jan, Chris & Stacie, Ron & Julie, all the grandkids

Jenna Rose Bruggeman to Tyler Drew Asmann Micky and Bruce Bitcon of Andover, Kan. and Greg Bruggeman of Andover, Kan. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Rose Bruggeman to Tyler Drew Asmann. Tyler is the son of Brad and Sherree Asmann of Wichita, Kan. The couple will be married on April 21, 2012.

Tanya Wedel to Chad Burns

Velma Kroll Velma turns 95 on February 24 She’d love to hear from you. Her address is: 721 W. 21st St, #305 Andover, KS 67002

Wayne and Donna Reece of Wichita announce the engagement of their daughter, Tanya Wedel of Valley Center to Chad Burns, son of A.J. and Barbara Burns, also of Valley Center. A May wedding is planned.

George and Frances Miller 60th Wedding Anniversary George and Frances Miller of Haysville, Kansas will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary February 21. George, from Cambridge, Kansas and Frances, from Atlanta, Kansas, exchanged vows in Winfield, Kansas on February 21, 1952. They have resided in Great Bend, Anthony, Wichita and Winfield, Kansas. Frances retired from Cessna Aircraft in 1988 and George retired from the construction field that same year. The couple has two daughters, Judy and Susan; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. In celebration, a family dinner is planned. A card shower would be welcomed.

Floyd and Jean Nolder 60th Wedding Anniversary Floyd and Jean Nolder will celebrate 60 years of marriage on February 24, 2012. Floyd Nolder and Billie Jean Henry were married in Oklahoma City on Feb. 24, 1952. They were long time residents of Manhattan, KS and now reside in Wichita. They have 2 children and 5 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Their children will be hosting a reception from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 25th at Presbyterian Manor, 13th and Zoo Blvd. in Wichita. Cards commemorating their celebration may be sent to 4700 W. 13th St. N. #12-2, Wichita, KS 67212.

Micah Talley to Justin Regnier

W.E. (Bud) Richardson Happy 90th Birthday 2-24-12 All our love, Your family

Ron and Kim Talley and Don and Deborah Regnier of Wichita announce the engagement of their children Micah Talley to Justin Regnier. Micah is the granddaughter of Patricia Crow and the late Jimmie Crow of Wichita and the late Don and Bonnie Talley of Garden City. Justin is the grandson of Charles and Anne Couch of Sandusky, Ohio and of the late Fermin and Gertrude Regnier of Wichita. The couple both attended Maize High School. Micah graduated from Wichita State University with a Business Administration and Accounting degree and is currently the CFO for an IHOP Franchisee. Justin is a Lead Mechanic for Mel Hambelton Ford. The wedding will be June 16, 2012 at the Wichita Boat House and the couple plan to honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Ron and Sue Fanning 60th Wedding Anniversary Ron and Sue Fanning (Suzanne White) will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on February 24. They plan to celebrate their anniversary in Las Vegas. The couple has three children, Brenda Sterneker (Gary), Becky Fischer (Randy), and Michael (deceased). Congratulatory cards may be sent to them at 1314 S. Douglas, Lyons, KS 67554.

50th Wedding Anniversary Charles W. Harrod and J. Ann Bowling were married at the Methodist Church in Ashland, Kansas on February 24, 1962. They have two sons, Gordon in Wichita and Gregary of Abilene, Texas. They are also happy to have two grandchildren, Sarah and Eric. “Chuck” retired from Cessna Aircraft (flight test engineer) in 1997 and Ann retired 10 years ago after 42 years as an R.N., her last 38 years at Hillside Medical Office. There will be and “open house” celebration at Botanica Wichita, Kansas on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 1:30-4:00 p.m. Please join us to celebrate and enjoy a complimentary walk in the garden.

Dale and Marilyn Sauder 60th Wedding Anniversary Dale and Marilyn Sauder of Eureka, Kan. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at the Severy Community Building in Severy, Kan. Their children and grandchildren will be hosts. Dale Sauder and Marilyn Phillips were married Feb. 25, 1952 in Nevada, MO. In 1956 they moved to Wichita where Dale worked at Boeing. Through the years he worked at various aircraft plans in Wichita and other cities, eventually coming back to Boeing, where he worked until his retirement in 1998. Marilyn worked for the Wichita Clinic in the Business Office before going to St. Joseph Medical Center, where she worked in the Business Office for 25 years until she retired in 1996. They moved to Bella Vista, Ark. from 1999 to 2010 to enjoy their retirement. In 2010 they moved back to Eureka, Kan. Dale and Marilyn have one daughter and one son, Sheila Houchin and husband Jerry of Severy, son Ron Sauder and wife June Laukkanen of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, Laurie Coble and husband Rob, Adam Houchin and wife Crystal, both of Severy, Ben Houchin of Goose Creek, S.C., and the late Jeremy Houchin; five great-grandchildren, Taylor, Tylyn, Tanner and Evan Coble and Weston Houchin, all of Severy.


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t’s fascinating to compare the different ways in which TripAdvisor is regarded by the press and the regulators of Britain, and the press and the regulators of the United States. Here in America, no one seriously challenges the claims of TripAdvisor to provide accurate reflections of hotels and resorts. In Great Britain, the opposite is the case. Recently, the Advertising Standards Authority of Great Britain issued an extraordinary ruling that TripAdvisor can no longer claim that all of its reviews are “honest, real or trusted” or that all of its reviews are by “real travelers.” The ASA has demanded that TripAdvisor make big changes to its advertising. Side by side with the regulators, the British press keeps up a steady drum-beat of vehement exposes of reviews appearing on TripAdvisor.com. Recently, The Lon-

ARTHUR FROMMER BUDGET TRAVEL don Telegraph printed a long critique, pointing out that TripAdvisor’s reviews frequently combine, in the same review, both a five-star rave about a particular hotel and a statement that the same hotel “is the worst in the world.” “The time has come,” the British newspaper continued, “for a re-think on how they (TripAdvisor) verify their reviews. At the very least, anyone that wants to leave a review must prove that they have stayed or eaten at the given hotel or restaurant. All

the ASA ruling has done is highlight the need for such a change.” Meantime, the Irish Times of Dublin has printed an even more harsh indictment. It tells how a staff member at the Carlton Hotel Group of Ireland e-mailed dozens of its employees, asking them to take photos of various rooms to be inserted into fake reviews submitted to TripAdvisor. That way, a mass of favorable reviews would appear in each of the writeups of the chain’s hotels. Employees were cautioned to

use crude cellphone cameras for taking the shots, and to send in the reviews on computers that had no association with the hotels or the group. (When Carlton’s lawyers heard of these instructions, they apparently forall these reports, TripAdvisor has responded with sanctimonious claims of the extreme measures it allegedly takes to weed out phony comments from its website, comments either pro or con. No convincing proof is offered of the company’s ability to spot these invented claims. But it

apparently continues to oppose any demand that it requires its reviewers to show proof that they have actually stayed as guests at the hotels in question; such a procedure is the only one that could cut down drastically on false raves or critiques. I have earlier written of my own inability to make heads or tails out of various TripAdvisor reviews that I have read. How do you reach a judgment about a hotel if 10 people call it a sheer wonder and 10 other people call it a fleabag? Even when such

Bathroom, wet carpet derail train trip Q: We recently traveled on Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Sacramento. It was not a good experience. When we entered the sleeper bedroom, it was readily apparent that the visual depiction on the Amtrak website was a gross exaggeration. The condition of the car was very poor. We soon realized that the latch on the bathroom door had a problem. When my wife tried to operate the latch from inside the bathroom, she found that she was trapped. The door could only be opened from the outside. We discussed this with the attendant and she said she could move us to the only remaining bedroom available. We decided that would be the best so we moved to another bedroom. The new room was no better. The carpet was soaked. An attendant told us that a drink was spilled in that room and gave us towels to put on the floor as a second carpet. It didn’t work too well. We had to keep our shoes on or suffer wet feet

CHRISTOPHER ELLIOTT TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER whenever we were in the room. Both bedrooms were decrepit. They looked totally worn out and unclean. We were told when we booked that we would have to change cars in Denver, so we decided that we could suffer through one night. But our bedroom in Denver was even worse. The stench inside the car was almost unbearable. As cellphone service would allow in the mountains, I contacted Marriott and secured a room for the night in Salt Lake City. I also called the airline and

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PASSING THE TEST

Ragland gets hot as WSU pounds Davidson

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Baylor’s Quincy Miller takes the last shot of the game against Kansas State’s Jordan Henriquez on Saturday.

BY PAUL SUELLENTROP The Wichita Eagle

Rodriguez, KSU humble Baylor

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out his coach. Five days earlier, Rodriguez played so poorly in a loss to Kansas that he described it as WACO, Texas — When An“the worst game of my life. gel Rodriguez committed to Not just my college career, Kansas State, he did so bemy whole entire life.” cause of Frank Martin. He was low on confidence, He liked the way they grew up in the same area of Miami but Martin sat down with Rodriguez before Saturday’s and shared KANSAS ST. 57 Latin roots. game and told him to stay NO. 9 BAYLOR 56 He liked positive, to keep battling and to realize the team had confiMartin’s tough coaching style and the dence in him. So even when Rodriguez way he developed young turned the ball over and point guards at K-State. allowed Jackson to slip past It was easy to see why Rodriguez wanted to play for him for an easy layup in the opening moments, he stayed Martin following K-State’s wild 57-56 victory over No. 9 positive and came through with a memorable perforBaylor on Saturday. The mance. bond between player and “I always wanted to play coach was on full display. Rodriguez played one of his for somebody that communibest game with 15 points, six cates with me, especially because I am the point assists and four steals. He guard,” Rodriguez said. “We attacked the Bears’ zone need to have a good connecdefense and created open tion. The position I was in, I shots for himself and others while defending Baylor point was kind of frustrated. He sat me down and told me, ‘Don’t guard Pierre Jackson. worry about it. You’re going The Wildcats could not to be OK. Stay positive.’ I told have beaten the Bears without him. But Rodriguez could not have played as well withPlease see WILDCATS, Page 9D BY KELLIS ROBINETT The Wichita Eagle

Kansas cruises past Red Raiders BY BLAIR KERKHOFF Kansas City Star

LAWRENCE — Kansas’ 83-50 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday is what was supposed to happen when teams on the opposite ends of the league standing collide. The Jayhawks recorded the easy victory — No. 1,000 all time in conTEXAS TECH 50 ference play NO. 4 KANSAS 83 for the program — and coach Bill Self was able to rest starters as Kansas approaches a stretch of the schedule that will determine the Big 12 championship. The run starts Wednesday at Texas A&M, continues Saturday with co-Big 12 leader Missouri’s visit and on Monday at Oklahoma State. By then, the finish line for the Big 12 marathon season will be in sight. “It’s a hard schedule, a really hard schedule,” Self said. “Missouri is so important, but the thing about is winning at A&M is just as important. Winning at Oklahoma State is just as important.” Saturday’s outcome did nothing to alter the perception that fourth-ranked Kansas (22-5, 12-2 Big 12) is ready for the challenge. “It was a good win, we were solid,” Self said. “But it definitely wasn’t anything to get giddy about.” The Jayhawks broke free

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AVIDSON, N.C. — Eye test, road test, BracketBusters test — Wichita State passed them all on Saturday with a 91-74 win at Davidson. Surely, members of the NCAA Tournament selection committee watched. Surely, the win confirmed the growing notion that WSU isn’t just a tournament team, it’s a tournament team worthy of a favorable seed. “When you can win, especially by this margin in this building, you’ve made something happen,” WSU coach Gregg Marshall said. “It keeps our win streak intact in front of the selection committee and it gives us a quality win.” Marshall won game No. 300 in his 14 seasons with a second-half performance worthy of a landmark win. The Shockers (24-4) made 20 of 25 shots in the second half, blowing open a close game with points on 10 straight possessions. WSU ran a layup line against Davidson (20-7), the Southern Conference leader, and scored 58 points in the lane without a monster contribution from center Garrett Stutz. Joe Ragland scored 30 points for the 24th-ranked Shockers, 18 in the second half. Toure Murry added 16 points and six assists and those two got WSU’s fastbreak rolling in the second half. “When you take bad shots, that leads to easy run-outs,” Davidson center Jake Cohen said. “They’re a good transition team and we knew it was going to be a challenge. If we

Wichita State ’s Joe Ragland celebrates during the second half of Saturday’s win over Davidson in Davidson, N.C. Ragland scored 30 points.

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Wings fall flat in front of huge crowd games it has won. It didn’t equal a victory Saturday, as the Wings fell to Rochester PARK CITY — The Wings had 16-10 in the home finale of their inaugural season. a sold-out crowd of about The Wings trailed by three 5,200 fans at Hartman Arena on Saturday night, but any of during much of the third quarter, employing a sixth them could attacker in the final minutes. ROCHESTER 16 have seen WINGS 10 several of the Rochester gained possession during one of Wichita’s atprevious 11 tacks and scored from about to accurately predict what 50 yards, effectively ending happened. An early deficit. An energet- the Wings’ chances. “How many times did we hit ic, spirited comeback. Several the inside of this post or the missed scoring chances, ininside of that post down cluding some that were agoMarc Browning/Eagle correspondent there,” Wings coach LeBaron nizingly close. Bryan Perez (18) scores Wichita’s second goal, getting the Wichita has followed that ball by Rey Martinez of Rochester on Saturday night at formula even in some of the Please see WINGS, Page 8D Hartman Area in Park City. BY JEFFREY LUTZ The Wichita Eagle

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Kansas’ Thomas Robinson throws down a two-handed dunk over Texas Tech’s Robert Lewandowski during the second half at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence. early and led by 22 at halftime. KU made its first seven shots, and guards Elijah Johnson, Travis Releford and Tyshawn Taylor took their men off the dribble. Offense came easily for most of the half. But things got stale for a while. After 10 minutes of the second half, each team had logged 12 points. It felt like the Oklahoma State game in Lawrence a week ago, when Kansas jumped to a huge halftime lead and spent the second half going through the motions as the Cowboys pecked away. Please see KU, Page 9D

Thunder thrives by force of will Flath, a Thunder forward, said that with a smile. The rest of the quote is more in line with Wichita’s philosoIf you’ve ever seen one of phy, a trademark of coach the Thunder players level a major hit against an opponent Kevin McClelland that overcomes the true finesse teams — which isn’t a rare occurin the league. rence, since Wichita is one of "Sometimes you’ve got to the most physical teams in the discourage the other team CHL — then the following words from RG Flath might be and take away their will to want to play." surprising: What makes the Thunder "It’s definitely easier to play unique is that it makes both a finesse game.”

BY JEFFREY LUTZ The Wichita Eagle

styles look easy. In Tuesday’s game against Laredo, Wichita implemented a more straightforward approach, rarely engaging in physical play but using an endless offensive barrage to overcome the Bucks 6-1. The Thunder isn’t letting its hulking players go to waste, though. Wichita has four players 6-foot-4 or tallPlease see THUNDER, Page 8D

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TODAY’S POLL ON KANSAS.COM What will be the Shockers’ seed in the NCAA Tournament? ■ If they win out, they’ll be a top-15 team. That sounds like a 3 or a 4. ■ They’re getting the national attention now. Probably a 5. ■ Valley doesn’t get the respect. WSU at 6. ■ In 2006 they were a 7. Seems familiar. ■ Unless they also win the Valley Tournament, 8 or worse. ■ Who says they’re actually a lock until Selection Sunday?

PREVIOUS POLL ON KANSAS.COM Shocker baseball starts this week. How will WSU fare? ■ Missing the NCAAs for two straight years? Won’t happen this year — Valley champs!......................................................................29% ■ Shockers’ fate will come down to the Valley Tournament again. .............................................................................................................30% ■ The third-place prediction seems fair. They’ll have to get lucky. .............................................................................................................24% ■ Oh, those Super Regional trips seem so last decade. .........17%

FIVE-GAME PLANNER MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Wedensday at Illinois St. 7 p.m. TV: Cox 22

Saturday Drake 12:30 p.m. TV: FSKC

March 2 MVC tourn. TBA TV: FSKC

March 3 MVC tourn. TBA TV: FSKC

March 4 MVC tourn. TBA TV: FSKC

Wednesday at Texas A&M 8 p.m. TV: ESPN2

Saturday Missouri 3 p.m. TV: KWCH

Feb. 27 at Okla. St. 8 p.m. TV: ESPN

March 3 Texas 8 p.m. TV: ESPN

March 8 Big 12 tourn. TBA

Tuesday at Missouri 6 p.m. TV: ESPN2

Saturday Iowa St. 12:30 p.m. TV: KSAS

Feb. 28 at Texas A&M 6 p.m. TV: ESPN2

March 3 Okla. St. 12:30 p.m. TV: KSAS

March 7-8 Big 12 tourn. TBA

March 1 Bradley 7 p.m.

March 3 N. Iowa 2:05 p.m.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Today Evansville 2 p.m.

Thursday at Illinois St. 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 26 at Indiana St. 2 p.m. TV: FSKC

Tuesday at Texas Tech 7 p.m.

Friday Baylor 6:30 p.m. TV: FSKC

Feb. 29 March 4 March 7-8 Oklahoma St. at Oklahoma Big 12 tourn. 7 p.m. 2 p.m. TBA

Wednesday Okla. St. 7 p.m. TV: FSKC

Saturday at Missouri Noon

Feb. 29 at Iowa State 7 p.m.

Today Texas State 3 p.m.*

Tuesday at Oral Roberts 3 p.m.

March 3 Texas Tech 6 p.m. TV: Cox 22

March 7-8 Big 12 tourn. TBA

COLLEGE BASEBALL Friday Saturday Feb. 26 North Dakota North Dakota North Dakota 2 p.m. 2 p.m. (dh) 1 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS Today Missouri 5 p.m.

Friday at Evansville 7:15 p.m.

Saturday at Missouri 7 p.m.

Feb. 26 Missouri 5 p.m.

Feb. 29 at Evansville 7:15 p.m.

Thursday at Rochester 6 p.m.

Saturday at Syracuse 6 p.m.

Feb. 26 at Rochester noon

March 2 at Baltimore 6:30 p.m.

March 4 at Norfolk 4 p.m.

Today Denver 7 p.m. TV: ESPN

Monday New Orleans 7 p.m. TV: FSKC

Wednesday Boston 7 p.m. TV: FSKC

Thursday L.A. Lakers 8:30 p.m. TV: TNT

Feb. 29 at Phila. 6 p.m. TV: FSKC

Saturday at Allen 7:05 p.m.

March 2 at Omaha 7:05 p.m.

March 9 Sioux Falls 7:05 p.m.

March 24 Allen 7:05 p.m.

Sunday New Mexico 7:05 p.m.

Gray indicates home game; * at San Marcos, Texas, time approximate

TODAY’S OTHER EVENTS Baseball: Kansas at Lipscomb, 1 p.m.; Kansas State at CSUBakersfield, 4 p.m.; Wichita State vs. Santa Clara at San Marcos, 11 a.m.; Peru State at Friends, noon and TBA. Softball: Kansas vs. TBA at Charlotte. Newman vs. Central Oklahoma at Durant, 2 p.m.; Newman vs. Southeastern Oklahoma State at Durant, 4 p.m.; Wichita State vs. South Dakota State at Denton, 11:30 a.m.

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ticism when the China-born Yao entered the NBA. One commentator, NBA great Charles Barkley, promised to WASHINGTON — They kiss his co-host’s posterior if know what it feels like to be Yao scored 19 points in a overlooked. People, they say, game. assume they are weak, serYao went on to score 19 or vile, out of place. So when more points 268 times in his these Asian-Americans watch eight-year NBA All-Star caJeremy Lin slash and shoot reer, and Barkley kissed a his way through the NBA’s donkey on national television. finest, it’s almost as if they are Lin was similarly underon the basketball court with estimated. He led his high the California-born point school team to a state chamguard who has set the zeitpionship, but was ignored by geist on fire. every Division I college team Asian-Americans have ralexcept Harvard. He was cut lied around other athletes – by two NBA teams and could Michael Chang, Hideo Nomo, barely get on the floor in Yao Ming, Michelle Wie, Ichipractice, until the injuryro Suzuki. Tiger Woods was riddled Knicks handed him embraced for his Thai side. the ball almost in desperBut Lin has a new and differation. Now Lin owns an NBA ent appeal – a homegrown record for most points in the star besting some of the first five games as a starter world’s greatest athletes in an since 1976. intensely physical sport. So when someone labels Lin Asian-Americans have done “deceptively athletic” even well in America in many arthough he has a typical pointeas, but not this one. guard build, or when his A child of Taiwanese imteammate Tyson Chandler migrants, Lin was ignored says, perhaps jokingly, that he instead of hyped. He emerged from the end of the bench to McClatchy-Tribune didn’t know the 6-foot-3 Lin could dunk, some see stereohoist the sinking New York Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks puts in an early basket types afoot. Knicks to win after improbagainst the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday at Madison That was a point made by able win. A few hints of racSquare Garden in New York. Knicks superfan Spike Lee. ism have scratched the edges Brainstorming a slew of Lin of his growing fame, but Lin nicknames, he gleefully continues to put up unprecetweeted, “Jeremy `Stop Asian dented numbers and capture Profile’ Lin.” the imagination of main“The word ‘athlete’ is really stream America. not associated with people of In a mere half-dozen games, Asian descent,” said Helen Lin became that rarest of Zia, author of “Asian AmerAsian-Americans: A widely ican Dreams: The Emergence regarded hero. of an American People.” “There’s a certain validation Zia said Asians were first to this,” said Phil Yu, founder viewed in America as “cooof the influential blog Angry lies,” laboring on railroads, Asian Man, which tracks and laundry or in restaurants. discusses Asian issues. Then they were a stealthy and “Asian-Americans are still diabolical wartime enemy, seen as foreigners in this country,” Yu said. “Seeing Associated Press then rivals stealing American jobs with cheap labor. Today Jeremy Lin accepted and New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin items on sale before celebrated in this American Wednesday’s game between the Sacramento Kings and the the labor stereotype has transferred to another arena, sport, it makes us more Amer- New York Knicks in New York. with Asians viewed as mathican, and it makes other peoand-science robots toiling and now runs a league and ple see us as more American.” anything else I’ve ever seen,” over books and computer The moment that resonates Yu said. “I can’t describe how foundation promoting Asianscreens. American athletics. I’m feeling.” Watching Lin’s most with Yu is not Lin’s Zia calls Lin’s rise in a game “No one would outwardly highlights, “I got a little bit game-winning three-pointer as athletic as basketball “stunsay (Lin was passed over) choked up, honestly.” against the Toronto Raptors because he’s Asian, but every ning” and “a real turning Ren Hsieh had a different with less than a second to point.” Asian-American athlete play. It’s not Lin’s 38 points to reaction as Lin was torching Nobody deliberately excludknows that feeling of being the Lakers: He shouted loud beat the Los Angeles Lakers ed Lin because of his ethoverlooked,” he said. “I cerenough to wake the baby in after Kobe Bryant said he tainly felt it when I was play- nicity, Zia said: “That’s not didn’t know who Lin was. It’s the other room. “It was the the point. The pervasive and ing. not Lin’s crossover leading to improbability of it all,” he insidious nature of racism “You get a look in people’s said. a soaring dunk against the “I’ve never seen it happen… eyes, they just don’t get excit- keeps us from seeing what’s Washington Wizards, even ed to see you. They don’t say, right in front of us.” ,” NBA analyst Tim Legler though the play victimized Lin has declined to dwell on said on ESPN. “A guy that had `Oh man, I gotta have this kid John Wall, the top draft pick racial issues, but he did tweet on my team.’ Every Asianthe year Lin went unselected. three different teams look at that when he first joined the American athlete has always Instead, Yu cherishes seeing him and not see what we’re had to really bust their butt to Knicks, “Every time I try to seeing now?” a picture of two white fans get a chance to play at a high get into Madison Square GarThe reason is obvious to wearing Lin’s No. 17 Knicks den, the security guards ask level.” Hsieh, who played high jersey. Hsieh remembers the skep- me if I’m a trainer.” school basketball in Houston “There is no comparison to BY JESSE WASHINGTON Associated Press

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Allen Iverson, who made more than $150 million during his NBA career, will have his bank account seized because he couldn’t pay an $860,000 jewelry bill, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

SOFTBALL Wichita State defeated Sam Houston State 6-4 and South Dakota State 4-1 in a tournament in Denton, Texas. The Shockers rallied from a 4-0 deficit by scoring six runs in the sixth inning to beat Sam Houston State. Melanie Jaegers’ two-out, two-run double gave WSU the lead. Sloan Anderson struck out three. Katie Armagost struck out five in the second game. Brittney Osborn homered. WSU (3-4) plays Northern Illinois at 10 a.m. and host North Texas at 12:30 p.m.

BOXING Chaos broke out after Vitali Klitschko unanimously outpointed Dereck Chisora to retain his WBC heavyweight belt in Munich when Chisora got into a brawl with former WBA champion David Haye at the post-match news conference. Haye called for a fight between the two British boxers, leading to a heated exchange

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before Chisora descended to face Haye and they came to blows. Reporters fled while security tried to separate the men. “You’ve really lost it this time,” Chisora told Haye.

BASKETBALL Gary Neal hit key 3-pointers in regulation and overtime, Tony Parker scored 30 points and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Los Angeles Clippers 103-100 for their NBA-leading 10th consecutive victory.… Deron Williams scored 29 points, Kris Humphries had 24 points and 18 rebounds, and New Jersey beat Chicago 97-85 to snap an eight-game losing streak. NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose missed his fifth straight game for Chicago because of back pain.

HOCKEY Dustin Jeffrey scored a goahead goal 37 seconds into the third period, Matt Cooke had two goals, and the Pittsburgh

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Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-4.… Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp both had a goal and two assists, and Chicago finished a nine-game trip with a 6-1 victory over Columbus.… Barret Jackman broke an NHL-high, 150-game scoreless drought, and Brian Elliott made 13 saves to lift St. Louis past Minnesota 4-0.

GOLF Phil Mickelson managed a 1-under 70 on Saturday to share the lead with PGA champion Keegan Bradley in the Northern Trust Open at Los Angeles. Bradley took only five putts over the last five holes, including a 10-footer for par on 18 that got him into the final group, for a 66 and his best chance at a win since he captured the PGA Championship in August. ■ Ai Miyazato shot a 7-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead over top-ranked Yani Tseng after the third round of the LPGA Thailand. ■ Kenny Perry shot a 10-under 62 and break the Champions

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Tour’s 36-hole scoring record with an 18-under 126 total in the ACE Group Classic at Naples, Fla. ■ Fourteen-year-old amateur Lydia Ko shot her second straight 3-under 69 for a share of secondround lead in the New Zealand Women’s Open. ■ South Africa’s Jbe Kruger shot a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Avantha Masters to take a one-shot lead in the European Tour event .

FOOTBALL Florida landed a commitment from five-star running back Kelvin Taylor, one of the most sought-after recruits from the Class of 2013. Taylor, the son of former Florida All-American running back and NFL All-Pro Fred Taylor, committed Saturday morning. Kelvin Taylor, who plays for Glades Day High School, surpassed Emmitt Smith as the all-time leading rusher in the state of Florida this past season with 9,698 yards.

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Jets rally, take sole possession of first Shockers BY MIKE KESSINGER Eagle correspondent

That Satoria Bell was the Newman player who ended up winning a loose-ball scramble TEXAS-PB 67 for the NEWMAN WOMEN 69 Jets at the end of Saturday’s 69-67 win over Texas-Permian Basin came as no surprise. Because really, who else could it have been? Bell’s 32 points helped rally Newman from a nine-point deficit and put the Jets in sole possession of first place in the Heartland Conference. "I would have liked to have

Busch wins Shootout BY JENNA FRYER Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The pack is back. And so is the Big One. Kyle Busch edged Tony Stewart in a thrilling finish to the first race of 2012, using a sling-shot pass Saturday night on the last lap of the exhibition Budweiser Shootout to beat the defending NASCAR champion to the checkered flag. It gave Busch a victory in a wild race that included two incredible saves by the eventual winner to stay in contention in the 75-lap sprint around Daytona International Speedway. “I don’t know how many times I spun out, but I didn’t Ky. Busch spin out, you know?” smiled Busch, who gave Toyota its first Shootout victory. The event was a preview of next weekend’s season-opening Daytona 500, and showed that NASCAR has successfully broken up the two-car tandem racing that dominated restrictor-plate racing last year. Fans were overwhelmingly opposed to that style of racing – NASCAR said earlier this month surveys showed over 80 percent of those polled hated the tandem – and the sanctioning body worked hard through the offseason to develop a rules package that would separate the cars. It was obvious at the start that the new rules worked as the drivers were lumped into a big pack and raced two-andthree wide for almost the entire race. Although it led to two big accidents – including an accident that sent Jeff Gordon skidding on his roof for what he said was the first time in his career – the drivers were nearly unanimous in their approval of the racing. “I actually had fun racing at Daytona again, which I haven’t had for a while,” said Stewart, who was beat by .013 seconds – the blink of an eye – to the finish line. “I don’t know what the consensus is from everybody else, but I had more fun as a driver tonight than what we’ve had in the past.” The first multi-car accident was a mere nine laps into the race, and began when David Ragan nudged Paul Menard to trigger the nine-car pileup. A later wreck with two laps remaining sent Gordon sliding on his roof for roughly 1,000 feet. The four-time NASCAR champion ultimately climbed out the window with his car still upside down, but, like Earnhardt, praised the racing. “It’s pretty wild and crazy, but I liked this better than what we had last year. Definitely,” he said. Gordon’s accident began when he ran into the back of Busch, who used his second save of the night to avoid the accident. An earlier save left fellow competitors in awe. “There aren’t many people, ever, who could have done that,” said three-time champion Stewart, who was behind Busch on the first save.

won by more points and put them away the first time we had them down," Bell said. "I’d rather win by a lot than know that you could possibly win or lose the game by one thing that went wrong." The Jets simply refused to allow Permian Basin (18-7, 8-3) walk away with a win. Methodically battling their way back in, Newman tied the game 67-67 with 1:00 to go on a Bell jumper. After a missed shot by the Falcons’ Teisha King, the Jets drew up their winning play with 20.6 seconds left. Using Bell as a decoy, the ball went to 6-foot-2 senior Alina Voronenko who drove

and knocked shot a short, leaning jumper with 10 seconds showing. "I feel like we beat the best team in the conference tonight," Newman coach Jaime Green said. "Those kids compete and they don’t go away. We’re lucky. We’re very lucky." Newman (20-5, 9-2) looked as if it could run away early, building a 31-20 lead in the first half. Other than a 2-2 tie, Permian Basin wasn’t able to keep up. "I think we were shook up when we walked in the door and that’s why we let them get up," Permian Basin coach Adam Collins said. "It was that we were shook up because we

were scared of them, just maybe they were shook up by the moment. A little nervous." The Falcons made a charge toward the end of the first half and went up 38-37 on a pair of King free throws. Newman was also dealt a big loss in the first half when senior Ellen Traylor tore her ACL, an injury that Green felt helped swing momentum back to Permian Basin. "It did, because she’s the heartbeat, and when the kids are relying on someone else to be the heartbeat, you need someone else to step up," Green said. The Jets couldn’t find that heartbeat to replace Traylor

until Bell found her stride again and sparked the Jets’ game-winning rally. "It was the first time I’ve seen Satoria Bell grab her team and take hold of her team," Green said ."She made big shots She made unselfish decisions down the stretch." Texas-Permian Basin: Ards 4-4 0-0 8, Davis 2-2 0-0 4, Acosta 5-14 5-8 17, Cowden 1-6 0-0 3, Mathis 2-6 0-0 5, Loya 2-2 0-0 5, King 4-12 3-4 11, Villareal 0-1 0-0 0, Unger 2-7 0-0 6, Matthews 4-5 0-0 8. Totals 26-59 8-12 67. NEWMAN: Cannon 4-12 2-4 10, Key 1-3 0-0 2, Soyex 0-5 2-2 2, Bell 13-21 3-3 32, Traylor 1-1 0-0 2, Sonka 0-1 0-0 0, Flannagan 4-7 0-0 8, Voronenko 3-4 3-4 9, McGhee 1-1 0-0 2, Muhammad 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 28-56 10-13 69. Halftime: Newman 39, UTPB 38. Three-point shooting: UTPB 7-24 (Unger 2-7, Acosta 2-6, Cowden 1-6, Mathis 1-2, Loya 1-1, King 0-1, Villareal 0-1), Newman 3-11 (Bell 3-5, Soyez 0-3, Key 0-1, Sonka 0-1, Flannagan 0-1). Rebounds— UTPB 35 (Mathis 7), Newman 30 (Cannon 8). Total fouls— UTPB 14, Newman 12. Assists— UTPB 12 (King 5), Newman— 17 (Flannagan 7).

East’s Herzberg dominates with 805 The East High bowling team lets out a cheer before the start of the girls section of the City League Bowling Tournament on Saturday at West Acres Bowl.

BY CHRIS HAWKINS Eagle correspondent

East junior Ashlyn Herzberg couldn’t have asked for a better performance. Herzberg bowled a careerhigh 805 series to win the City League girls individual championship and lead the Blue Aces to the team title on Saturday at West Acres Bowl. Kapaun Mount Carmel’s Jacob Klitzke won the boys individual crown with a 704 series, while Bishop Carroll won the boys team title by 83 pins over Heights. Herzberg rolled games of 247, 279 and 279 to blow away the competition. Carroll’s Hollyann Johansen was second with a 618. “I wasn’t even thinking about it when I saw 805,” Herzberg said. “I just couldn’t believe it. I started crying. I couldn’t even imagine it was a great feeling.” But it was more than just a win for Herzberg and the Blue Aces. Their coach, Teresa Hall, lost her husband a week ago after a long battle with diabetes. The girls used that to galvanize them. “The kids said they wanted to do this for me and they have been so awesome,” Hall said. “I can’t tell you how much as a coach that they are just awesome young people.” Herzberg joked that she received 150 hugs after his

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victory, but her most special moment was the one she shared with Hall moments after she and her team were announced the winners of the tournament. They embraced each other with tears in their eyes. “This is what she wanted to do,” Hall said as tears rolled down her cheeks. “She is just one special young lady.” At West Acres Bowling Center Boys Team scores—1. Carroll 2631 (Andre Morgan 670, Austin Simons 655, Gus Morgan 639, Jamal Gunther 599, Conner McGill 564, Calvin Pascal 539); 2. Heights 2548 (Brett Carroll 670, Alex George 619, Page Kendall 611, Caleb Noller 595, Patrick George, 536, Josh Harris 529) 3. Southeast 2542 (Alex Harbor 634, Casey Bennett 632, Nathan Brantley 614, Lorenzo Brown 610, Derick Holmes 601, Tyler Clark 540);4. North 2479 (Ryen Ingram 685, Nate Garner 630, Kelvin Burgett 574, Michael Trujillo 546,Tyler Lang 534, Cody Wyatt 512); 5. East 2420 (Kenny Tien 619, Michael Faldet 599, Zach Lytle 579, Ruben Espinoza 564, Noah Schneegurt 556, Daniel Falk 522); 6. Northwest 2380 (Cody Hubbard 627, Garrett Wolf 588, Austin Awtrey 582, CJ Miller 530, Dalton

WSU’s Harden gets comfortable BY TAYLOR ELDRIDGE Eagle correspondent

Wichita State freshman women’s basketball player Alex Harden has heard the praise before. It’s the type that makes the face of coach Jody Adams gleam, which speaks more than any words. Alex Harden has heard the yells before, too. They’re the type that seem reserved for her in practice from Adams, whose expectations feel unreachable sometimes to the 18-year-old. Harden expects to hear a lot more of both following her first career start in Friday’s 74-46 victory over Southern Illinois. Harden led the team with 15 points, matching her career-high, and added five rebounds, three assists and four steals in 26 minutes. “I feel better because now I’ve showed (coaches) what they’ve been asking for,” Harden said. “Now it’s more like I just have to keep doing it.” Adams wouldn’t confirm Harden’s promotion to the starting lineup was a permanent move, but didn’t rule it out for today’s home game against Evansville. The benefits were on display Friday. Harden thrived playing with the starters, while Jazimen Gordon, whom Harden replaced, provided energy off the bench. “We see that in practice every day,” senior Haleigh Lankster said of Harden’s play. “I’m glad she finally unleashed it in a game. She’s a great player, phenomenal athlete. We’ve seen a little bit of her track star outside on the court.”

EVANSVILLE AT WICHITA STATE When: 2:05 today Where: Koch Arena Records: UE 5-20, 2-12 MVC; WSU 16-8, 10-3 Radio: KNSS, 1330-AM Harden possesses the most upside of any player Adams has recruited to Wichita State. She is a matchup nightmare with her 5-foot-11 frame. Her first step is too explosive for posts to contain, and she’s adept enough to use her size to bully guards down low. But the tool that sets Harden apart from other freshmen is her vision. One of her shining moments Friday came when she received an entry pass to the post. She spotted up, dribbled right, spun left and elevated for a shot Southern Illinois expected, but never saw. Harden had dropped off a pass to Chynna Turner for a lay-up. “That doesn’t surprise me because we know she has that natural ability,” Adams said. “But if she’s standing there and not using it, then she becomes just like everyone else.” Maintaining consistency is always a battle for freshmen. “There’s always times where you’re like, ‘What am I doing wrong, what’s not working?’ ” Harden said. “But everybody has their down times. You just have to keep your mindset positive and keep working for your team.”

Frazier 497); 7. South 2368 (Kolton Mayer 602, Cory Johnson 594, Tanner Schieser 572, Zach Graham 540, Michael Starrett 499);8. Kapaun 2355 (Jacob Klizke 704, Nick Reis 582, Cory Dodson 515, Andrew Munds 507, Robert Castleberry 499, Brandon Nece 462); 9. West 2293 (Thomas Burnett 615, Tyler Lemon 549, Jonathon Porter 540, Dakota Longpine 522, Devin Daignault 500, Jon Oberg 460). Individual results—1. Jacob Klitzke, Kapaun, 221-248-235—704; 2. Ryen Ingram, North, 256-214-215—685; 3. Andre Morgan, Carroll, 211-227-247—685; 4. Brett Carroll, Heights, 222-202-246—670; 5. Austin Simons, Carroll, 226-269-160—655; 6. Gus Morgan, Carroll, 223-225-191—639; 7. Alex Harber, Southeast, 222-202-210—634; 8. Casey Bennett, Southeast, 237-190-205—632; 9. Nate Garner, North, 193-247-190—630; 10. Cody Hubbard, Northwest, 236-198-193—627; 11. Kenny Tien, East, 236-183-200—619; 12. Alex George, Heights, 222-185-212—619; 13. Thomas Burnett, West, 182-200-233—615; 14. Nathan Brantley, Southeast, 201-187-226—614; 15. Page Kendall, Heights, 176-210-225—611; 16. Lorenzo Brown, Southeast, 192-213-205—610; 17. Kolton Mayer, South,188-245-169—602; 18. Derick Holmes, Southeast, 211-214-176—601; 19. Jamal Gunther, Carroll, 235-173-191—599; 20. Michael Faldest, East, 196-182-221—599. Girls Team scores—1. East 2503 (Ashlyn Herzberg 805, Kayla Steelsmith 596, Alyssa Loper 539, Ashley Ingram 518, Larissa Lawrie 484, Bailey Henry 447);2. Carroll 2383 ( Hollyann Johansen 619, Kaitlin Johnson 606, Rachel Rotramell 555, Maggie Wiggins 515, Anna Bohr 508, Sarah Weisner 496);3. South (Sam Steffen 609, Ashleigh Anderson 546, Destiny Hall 533,

Samantha Hoppmar 513, Emily McDonald 460, Taylor Brockus 394); 4. Heights 2149 (Shelby Burns 597, Kennedy Johnson 527, Alexandra Smith 517, Becca King 503, Katy Murrish 455, Rachel Chaple 451); 5. Northwest 2098 (Chyenne Grace 614, Hayley Hawkins 561, Taryn Whitmer 464, Emily Henning 440, Tianna Dillehut 406, Mary Henning 399); 6. Southeast 2074 (Hannah Hull 514, Lauryn Schooler 509, Ally Hammond 500, Phoenix Nofsinger 465, Katie Huffstetler 461); 7. West 2047 ( Hanna Sommerville 559, Cynthia Anderson 543, Michelle Newman 439, Hailey Wright 436, Tiffany Porter 353); 8. Kapaun 1888 (Katie Norman 590, Jordan Relph 563, Krystine Phillips 439); 9. North 1767 (Victoria Garcia 542, Kennedy Bullard 387, Amanda Bullard 376, Elizabeth Newman 339). Individual results—1. Ashlyn Herzberg, East, 247-279-279—805; 2. Hollyann Johansen, Carroll, 177-205-237—619;3. Chyenne Grace, Northwest, 188-224-202—614; 4. Sam Steffen, South, 214-214-181—609; 5. Kaitlin Johnson, Carroll, 213-192-201—606; 6. Shelby Burns, Heights, 203-225-169—597; 7.Kayla Steelssmith, East, 216,190,190—596; 8.Katie Norman, Kapaun, 211-203-176—590; 9.Jordan Relph, Kapaun, 177-183-203—563; 10. Hayley Hawkins, Northwest, 221-169-171—561; 11. Hanna Sommerville, West, 193-219-147—559; 12. Rachel Rotramell, Carroll, 203-159-193—555; 13. Ashleigh Anderson, South, 181-165-200—546; 14. Cynthia Anderson, West, 168-199-176—543; 15. Victoria Garcia, North, 196-166-180—542; 16. Alyssa Loper, East, 236-173-130—539; 17. Destiny Hall, South, 166-202-165—533; 18. Kennedy Johnson, Heights, 177-184-166—527;19. Ashley Ingram, East, 171-195-152—518; 20. Alexandra Smith, Heights, 171-163-183—517.

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Wichita State’s baseball team dropped its opener Saturday, falling 1-0 to Louisiana-Lafayette despite having men in scoring position in the final four innings. WSU faced Santa Clara late Saturday night in the Bobcat Invitational in San Marcos, Texas. WSU will play Texas State today. As frustratWICHITA ST. 0 ing as the LA.-LAFAYETTE 1 offense was, giving up the only run in the eighth inning was just as tough. Reliever T.J. McGreevy hit Michael Strentz with a pitch. Strentz moved to second on a sacrifice, then one out later scored on Daniel Nichols’ single through the infield. McGreevy (0-1) gave up three hits over 2 2⁄3 innings in relief of Josh Smith, who allowed a hit in 5 1⁄3 innings. WSU left two on in the sixth, three in the seventh, two in the eighth and a runner on second in the ninth. Casey Gillaspie struck out twice to end innings. WICHITA ST. Hall cf Harbutz 3b Gillaspie dh Coy 1b Bayliff rf-lf Coughenour 2b Davidson 2b Lambert lf Rea ph-rf Parker ss Baker c Totals LA.-LAFAYETTE Leonards ss Girouard 3b Strentz lf-cf Butler dh Sinclair c Nichols rf Conrad 2b Frederick 1b Compton ph-1b Bowman cf Francia ph-cf Jones lf Totals Wichita St. (0-1) La.-Lafayette (1-0)

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STATE SWIMMING RESULTS Class 6A Team scores SM East 337, BV North 272.5, Wichita East 260, Maize 196, Olathe East 195, Olathe Northwest 169, Free State 126, BV West 110, SM South 101, Washburn Rural 96, Lawrence 84, Topeka High 62, Derby 54, Wichita Heights 48, BV Northwest 47, Olathe South 33.5, Hutchinson 32, SM North 26, SM Northwest 18, Campus 15, Manhattan 10, Wichita Northwest 4, SM West 3. Individual results 200 medley relay Championship finals — 1. Maize (Mitchell Wagner, Christopher Clemons, Gavin Olson, Lucas Popp), 1:35.16 (record; old: 1:35.89, SM East, 2008); 2. Wichita East (Brandon Shinsato, Nate Pirner, Jake Spitz, Andrew Sousa), 1:37.69; 3. SM East 1:39.52; 4. Olathe Northwest 1:39.66; 5. Olathe East 1:40.47; 6. Free State 1:41.50; 7. Washburn Rural 1:42.91; DQ. BV North . 200 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Sihan Liu, BV North, 1:42.36; 2. Zack Holbrook, SM East, 1:44.75; 3. Kyle Cullinan, Wichita Heights, 1:45.02; 4. Andrew Hornung, SM East, 1:45.42; 5. Canaan Campbell, Free State, 1:47.26; 6. Charlie King, Wichita East, 1:47.79; 7. Ryan Sweat, SM South, 1:49.43; 8. Jared Johnstone, Olathe East, 1:49.53. 200 individual medley Championship finals — 1. Spitz, Wichita East, 1:54.01; 2. DeMoss, SM East, 1:54.22; 3. Sloan, Free State, 1:56.03; 4. Pirner, Wichita East, 1:56.55; 5. Powell, BV North, 1:59.12; 6. Clemons, Maize, 1:59.87; 7. Shinsato, Wichita East, 2:01.05; 8. Michael Zhou, BV North, 2:05.54. 50 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Popp, Maize, 21.34; 2. Grant Minick, SM East, 21.49; 3. Zach Andregg, Lawrence, 21.63; 4. Leach, SM South, 21.80; 5. Matthews, Washburn Rural, 21.93; 6. Gartenberg, Olathe East, 22.36; 7. Bennett, BV West, 22.38; 8. Ahrens, Topeka High, 22.62. 100 butterfly Championship finals — 1. Spitz, Wichita East, 50.99; 2. Sloan, Free State, 51.11; 3. Wagner, Maize, 52.16; 4. Olson, Maize, 53.09; 5. Matthews, Washburn Rural, 53.97; 6. Emerson, Olathe East, 55.08; 7. Sweat, SM South, 55.11; 8. Bakalar, BV North, 55.13. 100 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Popp, Maize, 46.08; 2. Liu, BV North, 46.70; 3. Minick, SM East, 47.41; 4. Hornung, SM East, 48.30; 5. Erik Russell, Derby, 48.31; 6. M. Willis, Olathe Northwest, 48.85; 7. Johnstone, Olathe East, 49.44; 8. Ahrens, Topeka High, 50.11. 500 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Andregg, Lawrence, 4:43.28; 2. Holbrook, SM East, 4:46.38; 3. Campbell, Free State, 4:46.91; 4. King, Wichita East, 4:50.41; 5. K. Cullinan, Wichita Heights, 4:50.93; 6. Brandon Vandeventer, Wichita East, 4;56.62; 7. Boyd, BV North, 4:59.79; 8. Spencer Banwart, BV North, 5:04.29. 200 freestyle relay Championship finals — 1. SM East (Minick, Hornung, Haverty, Holbrook), 1;27.46; 2. BV North 1:28.54; 3. Olathe East 1:28.76; 4. Lawrence 1:31.33; 5. BV West 1:32.34; 6. Wichita East (Sousa, Clough, Kevin Kilgour, Vandeventer), 1:32.56; 7. SM South 1:33.62; 8. Hutchinson (Matt McKenna, Adam Ferguson, Stewart, Eric Mullins), 1:33.67. 100 backstroke Championship finals - 1. Wagner, Maize, 51.39; 2. Shinsato, Wichita East, 52.91; 3. M. Willis, Olathe Northwest, 53.04; 4. DeMoss, SM East, 53.27; 5. Russell, Derby, 53.61; 6. Bennett, BV West, 53.90; 7. Gartenberg, Olathe East, 55.09; 8. Ja. Granstaff, SM East, 55.33. 100 breaststroke Championship finals — 1. Pirner, Wichita East, 59.20; 2. Z. Willis, Olathe Northwest, 59.93; 3. Balkenbusch, Olathe East, 59.97; 4. Powell, BV North, 1:00.11; 5. Millhuff, Topeka High, 1:01.55; 6. Bakalar, BV North, 1:02.04; 7. Layton, SM North, 1:03.10; 8. Simpson, SM East, 1:03.28. 400 freestyle relay Championship finals — 1. SM East (Holbrook, Minick, DeMoss, Hornung), 3:11.08; 2. Maize (Olson, Clemons, Wagner, Popp), 3:11.89; 3. BV North 3:13.81; 4. Wichita East (Spitz, Shinsato, King, Pirner), 3:14.99; 5. Olathe East 3:19.71; 6. Free State 3:19.90; 7. SM South 3:22.61; 8. Olathe Northwest. All-State First team Zach Andregg, Lawrence; Canaan Campbell, Free State; Kyle Cullinan, Wichita Heights; Troy DeMoss, SM East; Zack Holbrook, SM East; Andrew Hornung, SM East; Sihan Liu, BV North; Grant Minick, SM East; Nate Pirner, Wichita East; Lucas Popp, Maize; Ben Sloan, Free State; Jake Spitz, Wichita East; Clark Thomas, Olathe Northwest; Mitchell Wagner, Maize.

Class 5-1A Team scores Blue Valley 291, Carroll 192, St. James Academy 179.5, BV Southwest 176, Hayden 176, Newton 143, Maize South 130, Winfield 103, McPherson 100, Wichita Collegiate 100, Aquinas 95.5, Salina South

88, Miege 88, Kapaun 87, Great Bend 63, Wichita Independent 62, Independence 52, Wichita Trinity 35, Salina Central 30, Emporia 27, Hays 23, Osawatomie 23, Bonner Springs 14, Hoisington 9, Seaman 9, Coffeyville 6, Lansing 2. Individual results 200 medley relay Championship finals — 1. Blue Valley (Chris Hearl, Austin Averkamp, Toby Harrison, Vaughn Ericson), 1:39.59; 2. Carroll (Joseph Bachman, Will Smith, Alexander Vulgamore, Alec Khoury), 1:41.73; 3. St. James Academy 1:43.22; 4. Maize South (John Lavalle, Greyson Heckman, Jacob Evraets, Caleb Peterson), 1:45.58; 5. McPherson (Derick Goodson, David Plenert, Cody Persson, Aaron Marshall), 1:46.17; 6. Wichita Collegiate (Jake Barrett, Trent Pirner, Rhys Powell, Sam Horner), 1:46.83; 7. Newton (Cameron Spreier, Jace Schmidt, Alex Trumble, Matt Scheuermann), 1:47.04; 8. Aquinas 1:47.97. 200 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Keiser Witte, Winfield, 1:44.99; 2. John-Martin Schmidt, Hayden, 1:47.30; 3. Spreier, Newton, 1:48.64; 4. Trumble, Newton, 1:51.28; 5. Ericson, Blue Valley, 1:52.05; 6. Vulgamore, Carroll, 1:53.77; 7. Ben Rucker, Miege, 1:54.15; 8. Clayton Fasenmyer, BV Southwest, 1:55.79. 200 individual medley Championship finals — 1. Maginn, St. James, 2:00.03; 2. Michael Wangerin, Hayden, 2:06.79; 3. Andrew Parker, Wichita Independent, 2:07.38; 4. William McCandless, Wichita Independent, 2:09.10; 5. Deggendorf, St. James, 2:09.31; 6. Lavalle, Maize South, 2:13.04; 7. Scheuermann, Newton, 2:13.34; 8. Carter, Aquinas, 2:14.05 50 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Witte, Winfield, 21.53; 2. Averkamp, Blue Valley, 22.05; 3. Noah Linton, BV Southwest, 22.34; 4. Jack Wirtz, Miege, 22.40; 5. C. Martin, St. James, 23.03; 6. L. Martin, St. James, 23.24; 7. Drees, Hays, 23.42; 8. Calvin Lies, Kapaun, 23.66. 100 butterfly Championship finals — 1. Hearl, Blue Valley, 49.86; 2. Heckman, Maize South, 53.83; 3. Vulgamore, Carroll, 54.85; 4. Ryan France, Hayden, 55.01; 5. Bachman, Carroll, 56.41; 6. Harrison, Blue Valley, 56.97; 7. Paul Knapp, Kapaun, 57.56; 8. Goode, BV Southwest, 57.66. 100 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Averkamp, Blue Valley, 48.27; 2. Linton, BV Southwest, 48.92; 3. Kampfe, Salina South, 49.03; 4. Goodson, McPherson, 49.36; 5. Wirtz, Miege, 50.11; 6. Powell, Wichita Collegiate, 50.15; 7. Stinson, Independence, 50.41; 8. Rucker, Miege, 51.77. 500 freestyle Championship finals — 1. Maginn, St. James, 4:45.07; 2. Schmidt, Hayden, 4:59.55; 3. France, Hayden, 5:00.24; 4. Ericson, Blue Valley, 5:00.26; 5. Trumble, Newton, 5:08.80; 6. Underwood, Blue Valley, 5:14.86; 7. Martin, Salina Central, 5:16.04; 8. A. Khoury, Carroll, 6:08.48. 200 freestyle relay Championship finals — 1. BV Southwest (Swan, Jackson Brown, Hettrick, Linton), 1:33.49; 2. Blue Valley 1:33.56; 3. Hayden 1:33.83; 4. Maize South (Peterson, Danny Minks, Lavalle, Heckman), 1:33.97; 5. Winfield (Kai McClure, Hollingsworth, Joe Albright, Witte), 1:34.34; 6. Independence 1:34.89; 7. Miege 1:34.91; 8. Wichita Collegiate (Barrett, Pirner, Horner, Powell), 1:34.95. 100 backstroke Championship finals — 1. Hearl, Blue Valley, 50.30; 2. Spreier, Newton, 55.89; 3. Kampfe, Salina South, 56.10; 4. Lavalle, Maize South, 56.16; 5. Bachman, Carroll, 57.29; 6. Goodson, McPherson, 57.74; 7. Kuhlman, Great Bend, 57.93; 8. Ben Johnson, Wichita Trinity, 58.10. 100 breaststroke Championship finals — 1. Parker, Wichita Independent, 1:02.11; 2. A. Khoury, Carroll, 1:02.18; 3. Heckman, Maize South, 1:04.34; 4. Wangerin, 1:04.51; 5. RJ Clark, Aquinas, 1:04.69; 6. Smith, Carroll, 1:04.70; 7. (tie) Didde, Aquinas and Deggendorf, St. James, 1:04.75. 400 freestyle relay Championship finals — 1. Hayden (Lewis, Wangerin , France, Schmidt), 3:23.16; 2. St. James 3:23.40; 3. Blue Valley 3:24.48; 4. Carroll (Bachman, J. Khoury, Vulgamore, A. Khoury), 3:24.66; 5. BV Southwest 3:28.29; 6. Newton (Trumble, Nathanael Dick, Scheuermann, Spreier), 3:29.77; 7. Wichita Collegiate (Barrett, Pirner, Horner, Powell), 3:29.83; 8. McPherson (Goodson, Joel Campbell, Plenert, Marshall), 3:31.71 All-State First team Austin Averkamp, Blue Valley; Ryan France, Hayden; Chris Hearl, Blue Valley; Greyson Heckman, Maize South; Bryce Kampfe, Salina South; Noah Linton, BV Southwest; Corey Luetjen, Blue Valley; Heath Maginn, St. James Academy; Andrew Parker, Wichita Independent; John-Martin Schmidt, Hayden; Michael Wangerin, Hayden; Keiser Witte, Winfield. Coach of the year — Steve Beaumont, Great Bend. Swimmer of the year — Keiser Witte, Winfield.

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Maize has big final swim day after the performance he beating Wichita East’s Branturned in. Before capturing don Shinsato by more than a the 50 freestyle, Witte easily second and a half in 51.39. won the 200 free. The douWichita East nearly TOPEKA — Without a doubt, ble-gold performance earned matched Maize’s four golds, Maize would have loved to Witte swimmer of the meet have finished Saturday’s Class claiming three en route to a third-place finish in the team honors. 6A swim meet the way the "I’ve always been more of a standings. Two were someEagles started it — in recordsprinter," Witte said. "The 200 what expected as Jake Spitz setting fashion. But a second-place finish in became a double winner with free has always been hard for victories in the 200 individual me to pace. I’ve either taken it the 400-yard freestyle to medley and the 100 butterfly out too hard to too slow." Shawnee Mission East didn’t After not faring as well in — the latter his second straight put a damper on the Eagles’ some of his usual specialties title. But the Blue Aces also day. throughout the season — the got a surprise when Nate "You can’t argue with sec100 freestyle and 100 butterPirner, seeded fourth in the ond place with that time," fly — Witte decided he’d got100 breaststroke, pulled off senior Mitchell Wagner said. ten a good enough handle on "No one should be upset with the upset with a half-second the 200 to go after the title at win. that at all, especially with state. Witte’s time of 1:44.99 "I thought I had a pretty what we accomplished today." What Maize did was put its good shot at it, but it was still was nearly a full four seconds faster than his qualifying time a little bit of a surprise," said program on the state swimming map. Having never won Pirner, who finished in 59.20 and more than two seconds faster than Schmidt. and won by .73 seconds. a state swimming title in any He then won the 50 in event, Maize walked away 21.53 seconds. Class 5-1A — Saturday’s with four gold medals Satur■ If Independent’s Andrew 5-1A finals didn’t do anything day — the most of any 6A to change Keiser Witte’s mind Parker was stunned by being school — and finished fourth the top qualifier Friday in the that he’s truly a sprinter. as a team. 100-yard breaststroke, imagHowever, the Winfield juThe record-setting day ine how he felt after backing nior might just be a little started with, what else, a more fond of longer distances that up by capturing the state record-setting swim. After threatening the meet record in the 200 medley relay during Friday’s preliminaries, the Eagles got it rather handily Saturday. The foursome of Wagner, Christopher Clemons, Gavin Olson and Lucas Popp finished with a time of 1 minute, 35.16 seconds that not only topped the field by more than 2 1⁄2 seconds but topped SM East’s 2008 record time of 1:35.89. "When we were swimming, I kind of calculated all the times we’d have to go to get The Shockers of Wichita State University the record," Popp said. "When clinch the Missouri Valley Conference each of us hit our goal times, and when I dove in, I knew it crown ... and the basketball world is was going to happen. It was a abuzz. They now seem destined for a great feeling. My teammates stepped it up and I just had to coveted spot in the NCAA Tournament. get to the wall." Popp had no trouble doing that, in the relay or his indiCelebrate the Shockers’ road to vidual events. He clocked a success with your own official 21.34 to edge SM East’s Grant Minick by .15 seconds for the Missouri Valley championship title, and then came back and shirt ... just $19.95! knocked off Blue Valley North’s Sihan Liu for the 100 freestyle title as well, winning To order, go to www.WichitaEagleStore.com, by .62 seconds. or call toll-free from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wagner claimed Maize’s fourth gold with a victory in weekdays at 877-816-7467. the 100 backstroke, handily BY BRENT MAYCOCK Eagle correspondent

title Saturday. "I just can’t believe it," said Parker, a senior whose previous best finish at state was a fifth a year ago. "I’ve been swimming for so long and I never really expected to win. It’s an unbelievable feeling." It wasn’t easy, however. After the first 50 yards, Parker was trailing Carroll’s Alec Khoury, who had entered the state meet seeded No. 1 in the event, but struggled to qualify just sixth. But over the last 25 yards, Parker was able to close the gap and at the finish he outtouched his city rival, winning by .07 seconds in 1:02.11. "On my last turn, I saw I was right with him and I knew it would be a race home," said Parker, who also finished third in the 200 individual medley. "You just have to get mentally tough over that last 25 and get it done." Khoury helped Carroll finish second in Class 5-1A for the second straight year to state champion Blue Valley.

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Heights tops Southeast, wraps up league title BY TAYLOR ELDRIDGE Eagle correspondent

When Joe Auer set foot inside the Southeast gymnasium on Saturday, he could not block out the memory of Dec. 15, 2009. HEIGHTS 62 The details SOUTHEAST 45 still eat at Auer, even more when he revisits the site of the lone coaching blemish in the past four years in the City League. “That game is etched in my brain,” he said. “I remember

every second of it. I remember it was very poorly-coached. It was a game we learned a lot from. We made some mistakes and afterwards we made a pledge to not repeat them and we’ve done a pretty good job of that.” It’s been 62 games now, after Heights disposed of Southeast 62-45 on Saturday, since the Falcons last lost. The Falcons are 61-1 in the City League in the last four years, and clinched their fourth straight league title with Saturday’s victory.

In all, the Falcons have lost three games in the last four years. Heights senior Perry Ellis said he can recall each. “I still remember it every time I come to this gym,” Ellis said. “It was a tough game. You always hate to lose, but it’s in the past so you can’t do anything about it now.” What Ellis could do was ensure history would not repeat itself. The Kansas signee scored a game-high 24 points, 18 in the second half to keep Southeast at bay. “That damn Perry Ellis is a

beast,” Southeast coach Carl Taylor said. “You can only contain them so long. After that, they’re going to play their game.” Another barricade keeping Southeast from the lead was Gavin Thurman, who scored 16 points in his first game at Southeast since transferring to Heights after last season. “I haven’t shot here since last year, so it was just another gym to me,” Thurman said. But it’s not. It was in this very gym that Thurman scored 14 points as a South-

east sophomore to upset Heights 72-64. “I don’t know, I don’t really remember it,” Thurman said. “It’s a blur to me.” Heights Southeast

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HEIGHTS: Lynch 1 1-2 3, Moore 4 2-2 10, Bell 2 0-0 4, Thurman 7 0-0 16, P. Ellis 10 4-6 24, Reed 1 0-0 2, Williams 1 0-1 2, Kolbeck 0 1-2 1. Totals 26 (2) 8-13 62. SOUTHEAST: Garnes 3 1-4 7, Garland 6 3-4 17, Wright 0 0-0 0, Gunter 3 0-0 6, Henderson 4 2-3 10, Smith 1 0-0 3, Oyugi 1 0-0 2. Totals 18 (3) 6-11 45.

Heights girls 87, Southeast 18 — The Falcons scored 36 first-quarter points and led 80-15 after the third quarter.

No. 1 Heights had five scorers in double digits, led by Ashlee Ivy’s 19 points, to win its 43rd consecutive game and improve to 18-0 overall and 14-0 in the City League. Southeast (4-14, 3-11) was led Makayla Loggins’ six points. Heights Southeast

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HEIGHTS: Chandler 4 0-0 10, Palmer 5 1-2 15, Ivy 9 0-0 19, Marshall 4 1-1 9, Cyphers 3 4-4 10, Lynch 6 1-2 15, Brown 1 0-0 3, Bowen 0 2-2 2, Horton 1 0-0 2, Owens 0 1-2 1, Smallwood 0 1-2 1, Drury 0 0-0 0, Harding 0 0-0 0. Totals 33 (10) 11-15 87. SOUTHEAST: Loggins 2 2-4 6, Glover 1 0-0 2, Bullock 2 0-0 4, Ines 0 0-0 0, Jones 1 0-0 2, Plowden 1 2-4 4, Baldwin 0 0-0 0, Untivero 0 0-0 0, Yaingeluo 0 0-0 0. Totals 7 (0) 4-8 18.

Goddard, Ark City fare well on way to 5A wrestling BY JOANNA CHADWICK The Wichita Eagle

VALLEY CENTER — Smiles are usually a rarity during wrestling meets for Goddard coach Brett Means — a highly intense man. But he was thrilled on Saturday at the Class 5A regional. Thrilled to see his team finish nine points behind Arkansas City’s 207 first-place points. Thrilled to see sophomore Christian Frame win his first tournament, coming back to beat Ark City’s Wyatt Villers 12-6 at 138 pounds. And then there was senior Tylor Woodruff, who hadn’t wrestled a match until regionals, all the while trying to battle back from a knee injury suffered during football season. Woodruff was the regional champ at 285 pounds, beating Valley Center’s Alex Charles 2-1. The Class 5A tournament starts Friday at Hartman Arena in Park City. “That’s awesome,” Means said of Woodruff’s win. “Nobody understands what that kid’s been through over the last three months. He’s tried to practice. He could. He had to go to rehab. He’s had very little live wrestling, just doing some drilling and rolling around. “He can usually go 30, 40 minutes at a time and he has to rest. It’s phenomenal.” It was a tough road for Woodruff, but he was with the team at all the practices, all the duals, all the tournaments. “That was my focus, to stay involved,” Woodruff said. “I worked out every night, worked out with the team as much as I could. I just tried to get my conditioning back. My teammates depend on me. They want me there to support them. It helps them.” Goddard qualified 11 for the 5A tournament and had five champions. In addition to Woodruff and Frame, Dakota Leach won at 106, Lincoln Lemon at 145 and Manny Capps at 170. Ark City won the team title,

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Tylor Woodruff of Goddard wins against Alex Charles of Valley center 2-1 in the 285-pound class at their 5A regional in Valley Center. Photos by Marc Browning/The Wichita Eagle

Christian Frame of Goddard wins against Wyatt Villers of Ark City 12-6 on Saturday in the 138-pound class at a Class 5A regional at Valley Center.

Colby Watters of Ark City works for position against Bishop Carroll’s Joel Sponsel in the 126-pound class at a 5A regional at Valley Center. qualified 13 and had five champions — Marco Perez (113), Colby Watters (126), Cody Eastman (132), Tyler McMichael (152) and Trey Dice (160). Two Ark City wrestlers also finished second, including

Daulton Dietrich at 120. Dietrich led Carroll’s Eric Santiago 2-1 when he heard a pop in a knee. Santiago won by injury default. Dietrich was carried out of the gym at the end of the tournament.

Panthers send 13 to state to be wide open.” Senior Brady Heincker began Derby’s run, capturing the 138 division. Junior Ben BeckDERBY — Defending Class er took the 145 class, but 6A champion Heights will be junior Chandler Ayer, enterin the unfamiliar role of the ing with a 16-16 record, won hunter when the Class 6A three straight, including a 9-3 wrestling tournament begins decision over the Indians’ Friday at Hartman Arena. Michael Leeper in the final. The Falcons advanced 10 “He keeps getting better wrestlers to every day, week in, week next week’s tournament, out,” Ross said of Ayer. “Withbut Manhat- in the last month, he’s beaten about four guys who had tan—advanced all 14 beaten him earlier in the year. of its squad — 11 in the region- So, he’s definitely improving, and his confidence is really al finals. “This is a premier regional,” starting to soar.” Ross said he has emphaIndians coach Robert Gonsized peaking at the right zales said. “The state winner time, notably Becker. or state runnerup usually “Midway through the seacomes from this regional. son, he hit a bit of a wall, but There’s a great tradition I think we’re crashing through here.” that wall,” Ross said of BeckHost Derby won three er. straight finals matches — deDerby’s other regional feating Manhattan wrestlers champ was Jeffery Morrow at each time — and will advance 113. He is ranked sixth in the 13 to state. state. “They have a deep team,” Heights will be well repreDerby coach Bill Ross said of sented, getting two regional Manhattan. “They don’t have champions in Matt Reed at a lot of weak links on their 170 and Ulysses DeShazer at team. But state’s a lot different. I think the team that wins 195. Reed took his final match state is the team that puts two solid days together. It’s going on a 5-0 decision, but DeShBY LIONEL TIPTON Eagle correspondent

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azer had to rally pull his out in the final period. Manhattan’s Ty Suggs had scored an escape on him in the first period, and that stood up until DeShazer was awarded a penalty point, got an escape and then a takedown for a 4-1 victory. Freshman Sean DeShazer will advance to state, but an injury kept him out of the finalin 106. DeShazer will be ready for state, Church said. Team Scores Manhattan 231.5, Derby 177.5, Wichita Heights 146, Junction City 144.5, Topeka 55, Washburn Rural 37.5, East 27, Southeast 17. Individual Qualifiers 106—1. Stone, Manhattan, def. S. DeShazer, Heights, injury default; 3. McDonald, Derby, pinned Bramlage, Junction City, 4:30. 113—1. Morrow, Derby, def. Clemens, Manhattan, 2-0; 3. McCray, Heights, maj. dec. Bazan, Junction City, 10-1. 120—1. Perez, Junction City, def. Suppes, Derby, 7-5; 3. Vesta, Manhattan, def. Jones, Heights, 5-3. 126—1. Unruh, Manhattan, def. Neal, Heights, 2-0; 3. Phillips, SE, def. Reece, Topeka, 8-2. 132—1. Davis, Manhattan, def. Newton, Heights, 8-4; 3. Mikoleit, Washburn Rural, tech. fall Gash, Derby, 17-1. 138—1. Heincker, Derby, def. Hilgers, Manhattan, 7-4; 3. Millsap, Junction City, def. Wilson, WR, 2-0. 145—1. Becker, Derby, def. Matthews, Manhattan, 5-3; 3. Voeghtly, Junction City, pinned Stamps, WR, 1:45. 152—1. Ayer, Derby, def. Leeper, Manhattan, 9-3; 3. Miles, East, pinned McSherly, Junction City, 1:25. 160—1. Wagner, Junction City, def. Santillon, Derby, 9-4; 3. Peart, Heights, pinned Chaucey, Manhattan, 4:38. 170—1. Reed, Heights, def. Wood, Manhattan, 5-0; 3. Felton, Junction City, def. Stroud, Derby, 4-2. 182—1. Campbell, Manhattan, pinned Tillman, Topeka, 2:40; 3. Padilla, Junction City, def. Wilcoxson, Heights, 3-1 (OT). 195—1. U. DeShazer, Heights, def., Suggs, Manhattan, 4-1; 3. Marlatt, Derby, pinned Thomas, East, 4:22. 220—1. Parker, Manhattan, def. Gordon, Derby, 3-1; 3. Posey, Junction City, pinned Walker, Heights, 0:51. 285—1. Geary, Topeka, def. Rafalko, Junction City, 8-2; 3. Meador, Manhattan, def. Kissinger, Derby, 2-0.

“I’m worried about my 120-pounder,” Ark City coach Greg Buckbee said. “… We’ll have to wait and see.” Despite the individual wins and the team win — Buckbee was also named regional coach of the year and Watters

the regional wrestler of the year – Buckbee wasn’t pleased with his team’s showing. “I don’t think it’s our best performance,” said Buckbee, whose team is ranked first in 5A. “We were flat. We didn’t wrestle aggressive. We didn’t do the things we’ve done all year. “… We came in a little cocky, thinking they’re going to lay down and die. But we’ve got a bull’s-eye on us and I’ve told them that all year.” Valley Center coach Brian Shelton was thrilled with his team’s showing, which included wins at 182 (Luke Weldon), 195 (Chad Blair) and 220 (Garrett Foster). The Hornets qualified 11. “If you take double-digit (wrestlers), you should be happy. We have got ourselves back to where we’re competing with the big boys,” Shelton said. Carroll qualified nine wrestlers, Winfield four, Goddard Eisenhower three and West one. Team scores Arkansas City 207, Goddard 198, Valley Center 178, Carroll 123, Liberal 59, Winfield 47.5, Goddard Eisenhower 40, Wichita West 14. Individual Qualifiers 106—1. Dakota Leach, Goddard, major dec. Logan Terrill, Arkansas City, 10-2; 3. Braden Holle, Valley Center pinned Aaron Sanchez, W. West, 3:53. 113—1. Marco Perez, Arkansas City, pinned Devin Ortega, Goddard, 1:25; 3. Jay Pacha, Carroll, dec. Danny Turkali, Valley Center, 8-6 OT. 120—1. Eric Santiago, Carroll, dec. Dalton Dietrich, Arkansas City, injury default; 3. Jace Boone, Valley Center, pinned Cole Weatherby, Goddard, 2:03. 126—1. Colby Watters, Ark City, pinned Carroll’s Joel Sponsel, 3:59; 3. Brett Woodruff, Goddard, dec. Eli Camp, Winfield, 11-5. 132—1. Cody Eastman, Arkansas City, tech fall Ricky Spangler, Goddard,

17-0; 3. Tyler Lapierre, Valley Center, pinned Dalton Moody, Liberal, 3:46; 138—1. Christian Frame, Goddard, dec. Wyatt Villers, Ark City, 12-6; 3. Scott Meyer, Carroll, dec. Mikey Harding, Winfield, 8-5. 145—1. Lincoln Lemon, Goddard, dec. Matt Ziegler, Carroll, 7-3; 3. Ayodale Braimah, Liberal, dec. Michael Helms, Ark City, 8-6. 152—1. Tyler McMichael, Ark City, pinned Liberal’s Trenton Wilson, :55; 3. John McCune, Valley Center, dec. Devin Moore, Carroll, 6-2. 160—1. Trey Dice, Ark City, dec. Tyler Kimple, Goddard, 9-4; 3. Josh Ortiz, Valley Center, dec. Colby Camp, Winfield, 7-1. 170—1. Manny Capps, dec. Nick Nolting, Carroll, 3-0; Silas Hopper, dec. Lucas Hockenbury, Ark City 3-0. 182—1. Luke Weldon, Valley Center, dec. Tyler Higgins, Goddard Eisenhower, 7-4; 3. Dylan Cox, Ark City, dec. Tommy Marquez, Carroll, 4-2. 195—1. Chad Blair, Valley Center, pinned Goddard’s Kevin Le, 5:01; 3. Forrest Jenkins, Carroll, dec. Otey Spires, Ark City, 3-2. 220—1. Garrett Foster, Valley Center, pinned Jorge Nunez, Liberal, 2:49; 3. Matt McGrew, Ark City, dec. Kyree Walker, Goddard Eisenhower, 3-1. 285—1. Tylor Woodruff, Goddard, dec. Alex Charles, Valley Center, 2-1; 3. Josh Horn, Winfield, dec. James Killian, Goddard Eisenhower, 6-4.

At Salina Team scores Newton 192, Andover Central 154, Hays 144, Salina 1 South 126 ⁄2, Great Bend 108, Kapaun Mount Carmel 95, Andover 27, Salina Central 10. State qualifiers Championship 106—Howell, Wichita Kapaun, dec. Irwin, Salina South, 0:39. 113—Gentzler, Andover Central, dec. Vieyra, Salina South, 11-4. 120—Harrison, Newton, dec. Burley, Great Bend, 3-2. 126—Stiles, Hays, dec. Maki, Wichita Kapaun, 5-3 (ot). 132—Burley, Great Bend, dec. Lee, Andover Central, 6-4. 138—McNabb, Salina South, dec. McEachern, Newton, 4-2 (ot). 145—M.Johns, Newton, dec. Franco, Hays, 11-4. 152—Bontz, Andover Central, pinned Deterding, Hays, 1:38. 160—Meyers, Hays, dec. McGaha, Salina South, 4-1. 170—P.Weigel, Hays, won by technical fall over Langley, Newton, 15-0. 182—Weddington, Andover, dec. Rodd, Andover Central, 3-1. 195—Archer, Newton, pinned Solomon, Andover Central, 1:51. 220—Bean, Wichita Kapaun, dec. Drylie, Hays, 13-5. 285—Hendrickson, Andover Central, pinned Flemming, Salina South, 0:48. Third place 106—DesLauriers, Great Bend, pinned Kohl, Hays, 0:38. 113—E.Johns, Newton, dec. Egan, Wichita Kapaun, 10-0. 120—Burruss, Wichita Kapaun, dec. Lightfoot, Andover Central, 5-4. 126—Roberts, Great Bend, dec. Torres, Newton, 2-1. 132—Monares, Newton, pinned Will, Salina Central, 2:57. 138—Suhr, Andover Central, dec. Bretz, Great Bend, 4-2. 145—Page, Andover Central, dec. Wilson, Wichita Kapaun, 9-7. 152—Mock, Newton, dec. Campbell, Great Bend, 8-3. 160—Yager, Great Bend, dec. Hutton, Newton, 9-5. 170—Hofmeister, Great Bend won by injury default over Shirk, Salina South. 182—McConnell, Newton, dec. Munsch, Salina South, 6-4. 195—O’Donnell, Salina South, pinned Rule, Hays, 0:31. 220—Gallegos, Newton, pinned Arndt, Andover Central, 4:33. 285—Lee, Newton, pinned Madden, Hays, 0:30.

Andale rolls to regional title BY PAIGE FEIKERT Eagle correspondent

MULVANE — In a battle with Mulvane’s Kolby Fennewald for the 160-pound championship at Saturday’s Class 4A regional, once Andale’s Colton Duhr got ahead he knew he was in for an even bigger fight. “I just tried to get ahead, tried to ride it out, that’s the main thing,” Duhr said. “He was tough to keep down.” But Duhr held on for a 4-1 victory, and top-ranked Andale took the team title. Augusta rallied for second place. The Orioles were down four points to Mulvane, as the tournament transitioned into the final round. But a pin by Augusta freshman Jake Goldenstein in the 106-pound finalgave his team six points, enough to move into second. “We just kind of got on a roll and things went well,”

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Augusta coach Brandon Terry said.“Our kids really performed well. We won a lot of swing matches, a lot of little matches that could have went either way this weekend … some of them even in the quarters to allow some of our kids a chance to even put them in the right place in the bracket.” The wrestlers that qualified from the regional tournament will go on to compete in the state tournament next week. “We’re ranked number one right now, we’ve got some dominant kids,” Andale’s coach Brad Lies said. “We were just lucky to get eight guys in, that’s going to help us next week with having enough guys in there to compete for us.” Duhr will compete in the state tournament for his fourth time, joined by junior teammate Levi Eck, with his third appearance at state after taking the 170-pound state title. Last year, Duhr and Eck both finished second in their respective weight classes.

“They’ve got a good shot at both making the finals. They were both there last year, both runners up last year. They’ve put in a lot of time and just worked hard in the brackets to get on top of the podium again this year,” Lies said. “It’s anybody’s tournament. It’s a new season up there.” Team – 1. Andale, 145; 2. Augusta, 128; 3. Mulvane, 126; 4. Hugoton, 110; 5. El Dorado, 104.5; 6. Ulysses, 97; 7. Pratt, 93.5; 8. Rose Hill, 87.5; 9. Buhler, 81.5; 10. Circle, 61; 11. Maize South, 59; 12. Clearwater, 57; 13. Cheney, 28; 14. Wellington, 27; 15. Hesston, 9. 106 – Goldenstein, Augusta, pinned Carver, Mulvane, 1:37; third, Black, Rose Hill, def. Garcia, Maize South, 8-3. 113 – Mies, Andale, def. Perez, Ulysses, 4-1; third, Regalado, Pratt, def. Lamb, Rose Hill, 4-0. 120 – Miller, Buhler, def. McClure, Maize South, 3-2; third, Z. Edson, Circle, def. Livengood, Hugoton, 11-4. 126 – Wilson, Rose Hill, def. Y. Edson, Circle, 7-2; third, Kear, Andale, def. Stroot, Clearwater, 3-1 (OT). 132 – Macy, El Dorado, def. Engles, Andale, injury default; third, Gunter, Mulvane, def. Kissane, Maize South, injury default. 138 – Hughey, El Dorado, def. Miller, Andale, 7-0; third, Gehring, Buhler, def. Parker, Cheney, 3-0. 145 – Fiss, Hugoton, def. Whitson, Buhler, 5-1; third, Baird, Pratt, pinned Haydon, Wellington, 4:33. 152 – Morales, Ulysses, def. Sharpe, Mulvane, 3-2; third, Armstrong, Andale, def. Weaver, Hugoton, 3-1. 160 – Duhr, Andale, def. Fennewald, Mulvane, 4-1; third, Jones, Clearwater, def. Wells, Augusta, 2-1 (UTB). 170 – Eck, Andale, def. Gardner, Clearwater, 10-3; third, Haller, Hugoton, def. Hill, Augusta, 7-0. 182 – Crump, Pratt, def. Sandoval, Ulysses, 1-0; third, Bird, Mulvane, pinned Bosley, Augusta, 0:25. 195 – Dockers, Rose Hill, pinned Salas, Ulysses, 3:22; third, Willis, Augusta, pinned Walker, El Dorado, 1:27. 220 – Lissolo, Hugoton, pinned Gates, Pratt, 0:30; third, Yates, Buhler, def. Degollado, Ulysses, 6-2. 285 – Burnett, El Dorado, pinned White, Cheney, 5:37; third, Runnion, Augusta, pinned Banz, Andale, 0:48.

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Wichita’s Brian Cushing, right, steals the ball from Rochester’s Jeremy Ortiz on Saturday night in Park City.

WINGS From Page 1D Hollimon said. “Game of inches — inches that didn’t go our way tonight. It’s disappointing.” The Wings scored three points in their previous game, a road loss to Milwaukee, and it appeared early that their offense would suffer through a similar sixty minutes. Rochester led 8-0 less than seven minutes into the second quarter. The Wings had opportunities, but many of their shots were getting blocked before they reached the goal. Rochester blocked 14 shots, three fewer than Wichita got toward the net. "Their defense was good, their goalkeeper (Patrick Hannigan) was good," Hollimon said. "He made some very, very good saves. (The difference was) our inability to attack the goal for second chances. We’ve got to get better at looking to get second chances." Jamie Harding scored for the Wings with about five minutes to go in the second quarter. But the goal was answered quickly, another ongoing problem this season, and Rochester regained its eight-point advantage. The Wings weren’t deterred, scoring before halftime to take a manageable 10-4 deficit into the break. “At some point, having to keep coming back isn’t going to be good enough,” Hollimon said. “I wouldn’t say we’ve relied on it, but it’s become too much of what our game has been about,

THUNDER From Page 1D er, and all of them weigh at least 215 pounds. If Wichita’s collective braun ended there, it would be a daunting task for opponents to equal. But the Thunder gets bruising play from nearly every player on the roster. Flath doesn’t fit into the 6-4-and-above group, but he hits frequently. Dustin Donaghy and Alex Bourret count checking among their strengths, too. Wichita has 10 players with 30 or more penalty minutes and five more with 20 or more. The Thunder has developed a distinction as a team that is never afraid to engage. It is orchestrated to near-perfection by its leader. "(McClelland) has always had that reputation a coach," Flath said. "He’s always had a tough, physical team that also has a lot of skill and won’t back down physically, either." McClelland can adjust to personnel, but his preference is to find players who already fit the system. Or, in McClelland’s case, who look familiar. A four-time NHL Stanley Cup winner with Edmonton, McClelland was known as a player who could negatively impact the will of the opposing team. In 1987-88 with the Oilers, he accumulated 281 penalty minutes.

and you can’t have a season like that.” The Wings kept pulling closer, getting it to 13-10 in the fourth quarter. It created a similar situation to their last home game, when they needed a three-pointer late against Milwaukee to tie it. In that game, Wichita converted with an extra player before winning in sudden-death overtime. Saturday, Wichita got close, with shots hitting the most or missing the net when Hannigan was out of position. But the Wings couldn’t score, and in their efforts to take as many shots as possible, the deflection from one ended up with Doug Miller, who scored from the opposite three-point line with an open net. "That’s always the worry you have with sixth attacker," Hollimon said. "If they get one, it’s probably going to be a three-pointer because they’re shooting from a distance. You know it’s an issue, but it’s a calculated risk you have to take." Rochester........................ Wichita ............................

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First quarter Scoring—1. Rochester, Miller PP (Farias), 12:13; 2. Rochester, Salles (unassisted), 14:34. Penalties—Wichita, Jobe (too many men team foul), 10:26. Second quarter Scoring—3. Rochester, Manscuk (unassisted), 4:16; 4. Rochester, Boughton (unassisted), 6:27; 5.Wichita, Harding (Ruiz), 9:48; 6. Rochester, Boughton (unassisted), 10:16; 7. Wichita, Perez (unassisted), 11:32. Penalties—None. Third quarter Scoring—8. Wichita, Ten Eyck PP (Perez), 2:37; 9. Rochester, Salles PP 3-pt (Farias), 6:19; 10. Wichita, Ruiz (unassisted), 9:05. Penalties—Rochester, Knapp (dangerous play), 1:25; Wichita, Ayegbusi (tripping), 5:31. Fourth quarter Scoring—11. Wichita, Beasley (Ruiz), 8:42; 12. Rochester, Miller 3-pt (unassisted), 13:27. Penalties—Rochester, Knapp (tripping), 4:37. Power play—Rochester 2 for 2, Wichita 1 for 2 Shots—Rochester 18 shots on goal, 5 shots blocked, 23 total; Wichita 17 shots on goal, 14 shots blocked, 31 total. Saves—Rochester, Hannigan 12 saves on 17 shots; Wichita, Carvalho 11 saves on 17 shots. T—2:01. A—5,200 (est.)

Dayton Dunbar forward Teddy Hawkins missed two games recently, suspended by the school for tardiness. Dunbar won both games, and Hawkins learned an important lesson. “At one point, he didn’t think we could win without him,” Dunbar coach Peter Pullen said. “Since then, we’ve seen a different attitude. He’s working harder in practice.” Hawkins, a 6-foot-7 senior, signed with Wichita State last fall. He is a key part of a fiveman class that will help WSU into the second phase of coach Gregg Marshall’s administration. Dunbar completed an unbeaten regular season at 20-0 with a 72-66 win over Meadowdale on Tuesday. Hawkins scored 20 points to help his team win its City League title. Pullen said Hawkins is averaging around 20 points over his past six or seven games, in part because he is scoring more in the lane. “We finally told him that is where his bread is going to be buttered,” Pullen said. “He found out that by going inside he got more points. He is taking advantage of his height.” Hawkins developed a jump hook that is accurate in the lane, Pullen said. He can also catch the ball and quickly face the basket before driving left or right to score. “He is playing well,” Pullen

Saturday’s Game Wichita 4, Missouri 1 Wichita Missouri

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First period — none. Penalties — Greene, Wichita (roughing), 4:19; Chappell, Wichita (hooking), 19:31. Second period — 1, Wichita, Donaghy (Chappell, Greene), 15:45. Penalties — Flath, Wichita (tripping), :19; Good, Missouri (roughing), 9:31; Mahovsky, Missouri (unsportsmanlike), 17:54; Dickson, Missouri (slashing), 17:54. Third period — 2, Wichita, Robinson (Seiberl, Davis), 4:57 (pp). 3, Misouri, Mahovsky (McGrane, Dickson), 10:07 (pp). 4, Wichita, Robinson (Summers), 15:48. 5, Wichita, Wight, 19:56 (sh) (en). Penalties — Trudel, Wichita (tripping), 1:08; Favot, Missouri (high sticking), 4:05; Trudel, Wichita (interference), 8:34; Mohr, Wichita (slashing), 9:41; Summer, Wichita (hooking), 17:58; Flath, Wichita (elbowing), 19:17. Power plays — Wichita 1 for 4, Missouri 1-8. Shots — Wichita 11-12-7—30, Missouri 9-12-17—38. Goalies — Wichita, Russo, 38 shots, 37 saves; Missouri, Effinger, 29-26. T — 2:31. A — 5,800.

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very well the second and third rounds,” Blake said. “Getting over that hump in the first round of this tournament prompted him to a top-five finish.” Different game — Most tennis players come to WSU thinking their sport is about individuals. It is the upperclassmen’s job to teach them it is a team game in college. Shocker captain David Cavalcanti is the team’s lone senior. He has four freshmen to educate. “When you come here, every match is important and they need to realize that if their teammate is losing, they are losing as well,” he said. “That’s the hardest part.” Cavalcanti and Matheus Pereira are backing up a strong fall season with a good start this spring. They are ranked No. 31 nationally in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association doubles rankings. All in the name — The Missouri Valley Conference named its baseball Coach of the Year award after former Southern Illinois coach Dan Callahan. Callahan coached the Salukis for 16 seasons for he died of cancer in November 2010. Check Paul Suellentrop’s Shocker blog at blogs.kansas.com/shockwaves. Reach him at 316-269-6760 or psuellentrop@wichitaeagle.com

SHOCKER REPORT Saturday’s box score Wichita State (91) Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT Smith 19 4-5 0-0 0-1 0 3 9 Stutz 24 4-8 0-2 1-5 1 2 8 Ragland 32 11-14 5-5 2-7 1 1 30 Williams 32 3-5 2-2 0-6 1 2 8 Murry 32 6-10 4-5 0-4 6 0 16 Orukpe 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Hall 23 4-6 5-7 2-5 2 3 13 Kyles 21 2-6 0-0 0-3 3 2 5 Cotton 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 White 10 1-1 0-0 0-2 0 0 2 Totals 200 35-55 16-21 5-34 15 13 91 Percentages: FG .636, FT .762. 3-Point Goals: 5-9, .556 (Ragland 3-4, Smith 1-1, Kyles 1-3, Stutz 0-1). Team Rebounds: 1. Blocked Shots: 6 (Stutz 3, Kyles 2, Williams). Turnovers: 10 (Stutz 4, Murry 2, Hall, Williams, Ragland, Kyles). Steals: 3 (Kyles, Hall, Murry). Technical Fouls: None.

Davidson (74) Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT Cohen 19 10-14 2-2 0-3 1 4 25 Brooks 23 4-9 1-2 1-2 0 4 10 Kuhlman 28 1-4 2-5 0-1 2 2 4 Cochran 36 4-7 6-7 2-4 6 2 16 Czerapowicz 33 7-15 0-0 1-5 2 2 17 Kalinoski 13 0-5 0-0 1-2 2 1 0 Reigel 7 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 0 Droney 23 1-4 0-0 0-2 2 0 2 Ben-Eze 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Mann 16 0-4 0-0 1-2 0 1 0 Totals 200 27-62 11-16 7-24 15 17 74 Percentages: FG .435, FT .688. 3-Point Goals: 9-27, .333 (Cohen 3-5, Czerapowicz 3-10, Cochran 2-3, Brooks 1-3, Kuhlman 0-2, Kalinoski 0-4). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 2 (Brooks, Mann). Turnovers: 8 (Brooks 2, Reigel, Kuhlman, Czerapowicz, Droney, Mann, Cohen). Steals: 4 (Mann, Kalinoski, Cohen, Cochran). Technical Fouls: None. 39 52 – 91 Wichita St. Davidson 38 36 – 74 Att.–5,223. Officials–Gerry Pollard, Randy Heimerman, Jeff Malham.

Marshall Mr. 300 Shocker coach Gregg Marshall enjoyed his 300th win for many reasons, including the group of

"I think he definitely recruits guys that won’t back down," Flath said. "He looks for those kind of guys because that was kind of his style back in the day. A lot of coaches, their coaching style reflects their playing style." A physical game isn’t always necessary, and it’s never easy. The Thunder has proven it can adapt on the fly and beat teams in several ways. But physicality is proving to be Wichita’s specialty, and it comes with an attitude that has injected itself into all of the Thunder’s players. "We have big guys," goalie Adam Russo said. "That’s our game. If we play physical all night long, as long as we play that physical game, no one can hold onto us. We have guys that can bang guys all night long and throw them off their game."

ering the circumstances. A week ago, the Shockers flew to San Antonio, disembarked and went directly to their practice round. While they practiced, somebody drove off with their van. That left the players with the clothes on their back, clubs and not much else. Books, wallets, computers, suitcases were stolen. The theft posed an additional problem for a team with players from Brazil, said. “It’s a mixture of threeSouth Africa and France now point shots and his inside missing passports. game. We’re forcing him to “When they took the van, play both.” they took everything we had,” Hawkins is also working assistant coach Tony Blake hard on academics, Pullen said. “It was a big shock for said, and is making progress these kids.” toward meeting NCAA reThe Shockers went shopquirements for core requireping on Sunday night to buy ments and test scores. clean clothes for the next two “If he finishes strong, he days. Host school Texas-San should be all right,” Pulllen Antonio gave the Shockers said. “He’s got another grading period coming up and that T-shirts and loaned them travel bags. The school will tell.” Marshall is optimistic Haw- worked with law enforcement, the airline and airport kins will be eligible next sesaon, based on reports he gets security to allow the Shockers to fly home on Tuesday after from assistant coach Dana Ford, who recruited Hawkins the final round. “They made things a lot and monitors his academics. easier,” Blake said. “It allowed “We thought when we our kids just to focus, as much signed him there was a good as they could, on playing chance he could make it,” golf.” Marshall said. Junior Tyler Gann finished in a tie for fourth, carding a San Antonio stolen — 1-over-par 212 for his best WSU’s men’s golf team fin54-hole score as a Shocker. ished sixth in its first tournaHe started the tournament ment of the spring, the Oak with a 70, breaking a habit of Hills Invitational in San slow starts. Antonio. “He’s always played very, Not bad, especially consid-

70 or more friends and family at the game. “I had people from every phase of my life, not just Winthrop and Wichita State,” he said. “We had people that supported me from grammar school on up. My uncle said ‘I’m glad you finally made something out of that basketball, because you used to wear me out rebounding for you.’” Marshall, born in Greenwood, S.C., coached nine season at Winthrop, located about 50 miles from Davidson. He went 194-83 there and is 106-59 in five seasons at WSU. Marshall’s lone regret was that Lynn, his wife, and children Kellen and Maggie had obligations in Wichita. “Lynn is a trooper for taking care of that,” he said.

Ragland runs it up WSU guard Joe Ragland grabbed the spotlight again in a big game. He scored 30 points, one off his career high against then-No. 18 UNLV. A week ago, he dented then-No. 17 Creighton for 24 points and six assists. “It feels great, but a lot of my teammates demand the attention that (helps me get open),” Ragland said. “I worked on my game

enough to make the defense pay every time I’m wide open and I had a lot of wide-open opportunities.” Ragland scored those 30 points on 11-of-14 shooting, 3 of 4 from three-point range. “Unbelievable,” Marshall said. “You talk about efficiency.” In those three wins, Ragland is 29 of 38 from the field, 13 of 17 from three-point range and 14 of 15 from the foul line with 10 assists and two turnovers.

Take a look WSU assistant coach Greg Heiar took advantage of the trip to watch North Rowan (N.C.) guard Oshon West score 20 point in Friday’s 62-60 win over South Davidson in his conference tournament title game in Biscoe, N.C. West, a 6-foot-3 junior, returned the favor on Saturday, driving 90 minutes from Spencer, N.C., to watch the Shockers. He wants to visit WSU later this spring. “I like the way they play,” West said. “I like the way they run.” West said he is also considering Ohio, Charlotte, North CarolinaGreensboro, North CarolinaWilmington and LSU.

WSU From Page 1D can make them take the ball out of the net, that’s the first way to stop their transition.” Neither team could string together defensive stops in the first 25 minutes. When the Shockers did, they pulled away. WSU’s surge started when Carl Hall and Stutz surrounded Davidson’s De’ Mon Brooks and forced an awkward shot. That gave the Shockers the signal to run. Murry found David Kyles for a layup. Then Hall contested a jumper by Brooks and WSU turned that miss into a layup by Demetric Williams for a 60-51 lead. “Shooting 80 percent is not easy to overcome,” Davidson coach Bob McKillop said. “There was a six-minutes stretch in which we took some premature shots. Those several possessions allowed them to get in the open court and get some easy baskets.” On it went with the Shocker jets blowing by the Wildcats. Murry got a layup after a missed three for a 66-54 lead. Ragland drove to the rim untouched for a layup on a set play. He did it again, late in the shot clock, for a 77-61 lead to cap a streak of 10 scores on 10 possessions. “When these guys get revved up, it’s some beautiful basketball to watch,” Marshall said. “All of a sudden, that

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Wichita State’s Toure Murry, right, keeps his eye on scoring as Davidson’s Jake Cohen fouls him during the second half. lead, boom, it just mushroomed.” Stepping out of conference play brings some hazards. The

Shockers overplayed the three-pointer in the first half and allowed driving by the Wildcats. Davidson took Stutz

Worth noting WSU improved to 3-6 in BracketBusters games with its first win in the series since beating Cleveland State in 2009. WSU is 1-3 in road games.… Fans can vote for WSU’s David Kyles to compete in the dunk contest on March 29 in New Orleans at Facebook.com/collegeslam. Kyles advanced through the first round and is one of eight players remaining. He is matched against Jason Landry of Ashford (Iowa) University in the voting booth.… Davidson students trotted out the obligatory “You’re not in Kansas anymore” sign.… Missouri Valley Conference commissioner Doug Elgin attended Friday’s Northern Iowa at Virginia Commonwealth game in Richmond and Saturday’s WSU game. WSU president Don Beggs and Shirley sat in the front row behind the WSU bench with a group of about 30 WSU fans. Other WSU fans sat throughout the arena.… WSU’s 80-percent accuracy in the second half falls far short of an NCAA record. North Carolina made 16 of 17 shots (94.1 percent) in the second half against Virginia in a 1978 game.… WSU’s bench outscored Davidson’s 20-2. — Paul Suellentrop

out of the offense with aggressive double teams and attacked him on defense with Cohen making threes. The Shockers adjusted in the second half. They kept the Wildcats out of the lane. Foul trouble benched Cohen for most of the half, even though he scored 25 points in 19 minutes. In the game’s final 15 minutes, the Shockers used their experience and quickness to disrupt almost everything Davidson does. “We just wanted to make them feel us a little more and put some pressure on them,” Ragland said. WSU expanded its lead to 84-61 on Ragland’s jumper with 4:49 remaining. “We were scoring the ball at a great pace,” Murry said. “Once we got those stops, we were in good hands.” Cohen kept his team in the game early. The Wildcats trailed 8-2 when he converted a three-point play. He made a long three over Stutz to tie the game. Cohen scored Davidson’s first 12 points, one behind WSU. The Shockers took a 34-29 lead on Carl Halls three-point play with 4:06 remaining. After a Davidson miss, Stutz charged, trying to navigate through a double team. Threes by Chris Czerapowicz and Nik Cochran gave Davidson a 35-34 lead. Ragland led WSU with 12 points in the first half, 10 of them coming in the final eight minutes.Cochran scored 13 for Davidson, six coming at the foul line.


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Missouri holds off Texas A&M Defense sparks before A&M started its last run. Texas A&M used a 6-0 spurt early in the second half to whittle Missouri’s lead to 34-32 with about 16 minutes remaining. Missouri’s offense went cold in that span and the Tigers went almost 3 scoreless minutes.

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Missouri has so many options on offense that it isn’t surprising when different players step up to help the Tigers keep winning. Kim English scored 21 points and Michael Dixon added 15 on a day where Ricardo Ratliffe was held to just four points, leading lead No. 3 Missouri to a 71-62 win over Texas A&M on Saturday at College Station, Texas. “Our offense is equal opportunity,” English said. “That’s the way coach (Frank) Haith drew it up. The go-to guy is the open man and fortunately they just made shots.” It was Missouri’s 12th Big 12 win which ties a school record for most in a season. Texas A&M cut the lead to five points on a 3-pointer by Elston Turner with 1:22 remaining. A turnover by Phil Pressey on the next play gave A&M the ball back. David Loubeau had a chance to get A&M within three points, but he was called for an offensive foul when he knocked Steve Moore to the ground going up for the shot. “Steve is really good at moving his feet and getting in position to make those plays,” Haith said. Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy seemed to think that it should have been a block on Moore instead of an offensive foul. “I didn’t know David could

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Missouri’s Phil Pressey goes up for a shot against Texas A&M on Saturday in College Station, Texas. knock down a 6-9, 300-pound guy to be honest with you,” Kennedy said. “We’ve got to get those kind of breaks against a very good Missouri team.” Denmon’s 3 on the other end pushed the lead to 68-60 with 35 seconds left and his two free throws seconds later sealed the win for Missouri (25-2, 12-2). “We showed great poise there in the second half and made some big stops when A&M made their run,” Haith said. Khris Middleton, in his third game back after missing five straight with a knee injury, had 15 points to lead A&M (13-13, 4-10). Missouri’s victory breaks a five-game losing streak for the Tigers in College Station, a place where they hadn’t won since

2001. The Tigers had lost eight straight overall to A&M before sweeping the series this season. Michael Dixon added 15 points for Missouri and Denmon had 14. The Aggies slowed Ratliffe, who entered the game averaging 14 points. The Aggies, who have lost five of their last six games, were playing without injured point guard Dash Harris for the seventh straight game. “They’ve got to get all their parts back,” Haith said of the Aggies. “Right now they don’t have Dash back and I think that hurts this team a great deal.” The Tigers led by 13 points with 7 1 2 minutes left before a 12-7 run by A&M cut it to 63-55 with less than 4 minutes remaining. Missouri hit two free throws

MISSOURI (25-2): P. Pressey 4-5 4-4 13, M. Pressey 1-2 0-0 2, Ratliffe 2-5 0-0 4, Denmon 4-10 3-4 14, English 6-10 6-8 21, Dixon 5-8 4-4 15, Sutton 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 23-41 17-20 71. TEXAS A&M (13-13): Loubeau 3-3 1-1 7, Green 6-8 1-2 14, Middleton 5-11 4-4 15, Kinsley 2-5 0-0 5, E. Turner 2-10 2-2 7, Hibbert 2-5 0-0 5, Davis 1-1 0-0 2, Alexander 0-0 0-0 0, R. Turner 3-6 1-1 7. Totals 24-49 9-10 62. Halftime–Missouri 31-24. 3-Point Goals–Missouri 8-20 (English 3-6, Denmon 3-7, P. Pressey 1-2, Dixon 1-4, M. Pressey 0-1), Texas A&M 5-17 (Hibbert 1-2, Green 1-2, Kinsley 1-3, Middleton 1-4, E. Turner 1-6). Fouled Out–Kinsley, Loubeau. Rebounds–Missouri 26 (Denmon, English, Ratliffe 6), Texas A&M 16 (Loubeau, Middleton 4). Assists–Missouri 16 (P. Pressey 7), Texas A&M 15 (Hibbert, E. Turner 4). Total Fouls–Missouri 12, Texas A&M 21. A–11,818.

Iowa St. 80, Oklahoma 69 OKLAHOMA (13-13): Grooms 5-11 2-4 12, Pledger 2-11 3-4 7, Fitzgerald 1-5 0-0 2, Clark 8-14 0-0 16, Osby 3-9 4-5 10, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 0-0 0-0 0, Blair 4-5 3-3 12, Neal 4-7 0-0 10. Totals 27-62 12-16 69. IOWA ST. (19-8): Babb 2-3 0-0 5, Ejim 4-6 2-4 10, Allen 6-12 0-0 16, Christopherson 9-15 2-2 25, White 1-4 2-4 4, Railey 0-2 0-0 0, Gibson 4-7 3-4 11, McGee 2-5 4-6 9. Totals 28-54 13-20 80. Halftime–Iowa St. 37-28. 3-Point Goals–Oklahoma 3-13 (Neal 2-5, Blair 1-2, Grooms 0-1, Osby 0-1, Pledger 0-4), Iowa St. 11-22 (Christopherson 5-8, Allen 4-7, Babb 1-2, McGee 1-4, Ejim 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Oklahoma 28 (Fitzgerald 8), Iowa St. 40 (Ejim 14). Assists–Oklahoma 14 (Grooms 5), Iowa St. 20 (White 8). Total Fouls–Oklahoma 19, Iowa St. 14. Technical–Ejim. Ejected_. Ejections_Ejim. A–14,376.

Oklahoma St. 90, Texas 78 TEXAS (17-10): Wangmene 0-0 0-0 0, Chapman 3-9 1-1 7, Lewis 1-5 0-0 2, Kabongo 8-12 3-5 22, Brown 6-14 5-5 20, McClellan 6-8 2-2 15, Bond 0-1 0-0 0, Holmes 2-5 2-4 6, Gibbs 2-3 1-1 6. Totals 28-57 14-18 78. OKLAHOMA ST. (13-14): Nash 5-10 7-11 18, Cobbins 3-4 6-8 12, B. Williams 2-5 4-10 8, Page 8-14 20-20 40, Brown 3-5 6-7 12, Guerrero 0-3 0-0 0, Jurick 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-41 43-56 90. Halftime–Oklahoma St. 51-39. 3-Point Goals–Texas 8-16 (Kabongo 3-4, Brown 3-6, Gibbs 1-2, McClellan 1-3, Lewis 0-1), Oklahoma St. 5-14 (Page 4-8, Nash 1-3, Guerrero 0-1, B. Williams 0-1, Brown 0-1). Fouled Out–Chapman, Holmes. Rebounds–Texas 28 (Chapman 8), Oklahoma St. 28 (Brown 11). Assists–Texas 9 (Holmes 3), Oklahoma St. 9 (Brown 3). Total Fouls–Texas 30, Oklahoma St. 17. A–10,438.

WILDCAT REPORT Saturday’s box score Kansas State (57) Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT Henriquez 25 4-7 1-3 2-7 2 4 9 Samuels 35 3-10 1-2 3-5 3 4 9 Rodriguez 39 7-12 0-0 0-3 6 2 15 McGruder 37 6-11 0-0 2-4 1 1 15 Spradling 35 2-10 0-0 0-4 4 3 5 Southwell 1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Irving 6 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 2 0 Ojeleye 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Gipson 15 2-4 0-1 1-3 0 2 4 Totals 200 24-55 2-6 9-29 16 18 57 Percentages: FG .436, FT .333. 3-Point Goals: 7-20, .350 (McGruder 3-6, Samuels 2-3, Rodriguez 1-3, Spradling 1-7, Southwell 0-1). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 7 (Samuels 3, Henriquez 3, Gipson). Turnovers: 15 (Samuels 5, Rodriguez 4, McGruder 3, Spradling, Gipson, Henriquez). Steals: 10 (Rodriguez 4, Samuels 2, McGruder 2, Spradling, Ojeleye). Technical Fouls: Samuels.

Baylor (56) Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT Jones III 22 2-6 0-0 2-4 0 5 4 Acy 33 5-11 4-4 0-3 1 4 14 Miller 29 4-10 4-5 5-11 2 0 12 Heslip 30 4-8 2-2 0-2 0 0 13 Jackson 33 3-9 2-3 2-6 7 0 9 Franklin 9 0-1 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 Bello 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Walton 11 0-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 0 Jefferson 9 1-2 0-0 0-1 0 2 2 Jones 23 1-3 0-0 1-3 1 0 2 Totals 200 20-52 12-14 14-34 13 12 56 Percentages: FG .385, FT .857. 3-Point Goals: 4-13, .308 (Heslip 3-6, Jackson 1-4, Miller 0-1, Jones 0-1, Franklin 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Blocked Shots: 1 (Acy). Turnovers: 18 (Jackson 5, Acy 4, Jones 4, Miller 4, Jefferson). Steals: 9 (Acy 2, Jones 2, Heslip 2, Jones III, Jackson, Miller). Technical Fouls: None. 32 25 – 57 Kansas St. Baylor 28 28 – 56 Att.–10,287. Officials–John Higgins, Duke Edsall, Brent Meaux.

Henriquez coming back It’s safe to assume Jordan Henriquez will remain in the starting lineup. The junior forward, who has been struggling, came through with 25 big minutes against Baylor. He had nine points, seven rebounds and three blocks to tie Manny Dies’ K-State record with 121 career blocks. What he did best was come through with key plays in the second half. He made a driving layup against Perry Jones in the final minutes to foul him out, then made the free throw. He finished a pass from Angel Rodriguez to give K-State the final lead, and got an important rebound and blocked Quincy Acy on Baylor’s final possession. “I’m just trying to do everything I can to help my team win,” said Henriquez, who has started backto-back games. “From the jump ball, it was all about intensity and matching intensity.” Martin likes what he saw. “If he keeps playing that way, he is going to find himself making a tremendous positive impact for our team down the stretch,” Martin said.

WILDCATS From Page 1D him, ‘I needed to hear that,’ especially from him, because I’m playing for him. He’s my coach.” Sitting at his right shoulder, Martin smiled. “He was great,” Martin said. “He battled and battled and battled.” Baylor coach Scott Drew noticed. “When we went up there he wasn’t really involved,” Drew said, referring to a 75-73 win at Bramlage Coliseum last month. “He finished today with 15, six and four steals, and I thought really played a good game on the road for them and did a tremendous job.” K-State (18-8, 7-7 Big 12) needed him. Coming into the weekend, the Wildcats were living on the NCAA Tournament bubble with a conference record below .500. A road win over a top 10 team will greatly increase their chances of reaching a third straight NCAA Tournament. But this victory meant more than that. It also gave the Wildcats confidence they can close out the season strong and enter March Madness with a good seed. “I’m not too worried about that now,” K-State’s Rodney McGruder said. “I’m just trying to finish out the season out the right way, and we’ll see where our bid is in the NCAA Tournament after that.” K-State took leads against Iowa State, Texas and Kansas in the past three weeks, but

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Baylor’s Perry Jones defends against Kansas State’s Angel Rodriguez during the second half of Saturday’s game. lost all three. It developed a bad habit of letting games slip away late. Maybe beating Baylor can serve as a breakthrough moment of sorts. “It always feels good to win, especially when we’ve lost a couple games,” Rodriguez said. “Coming into their building and winning this game after all the losses we’ve had feels great.” The Wildcats had to work for it. Baylor jumped out to a 20-11 midway through the first half, and probably should have been up by more. Baylor’s sloppy play on offense led to 18 turnovers and an inability to pull away. But when K-State had its opening, it took advantage. Behind McGruder, who scored 15 points, Jamar Samuels, Jordan Henriquez and Rodriguez, the Wildcats closed the first half on a nice run and took a 32-28 lead on a deep three-pointer by Samuels at the buzzer. Behind Jackson, who scored nine points and dished out

Solid defense Rodriguez contributed quite a bit on offense, but he was most proud of his defense. The Wildcats held the Bears to 56 points and 20 baskets on 52 attempts. They also committed 18 turnovers. Henriquez and Samuels had three blocks and K-State had 10 steals. “What I was proudest by, even though we missed a lot of shots there, our defense was rock solid,” Martin said.

Worth noting Thomas Gipson played in front of a familiar crowd. The Cedar Hill, Texas native had 12 family members and friends in the stands watching him gather four points and three rebounds.… as he scored four points and grabbed three rebounds.… Jones fouled out in 22 minutes. Acy was also in foul trouble and ended with four.… K-State now has two signature wins to point to. It also defeated Missouri in the second conference game. — Kellis Robinett

seven assists, and Quincy Acy, who scored 14 points, Baylor quickly took a three-point lead in the second half. It wasn’t going to let K-State pull away. Even when the Wildcats took a 55-51 lead with 3:39 remaining on a three-pointer from McGruder, Baylor fought back even after top big man Perry Jones fouled out. The Bears pulled ahead 56-55 on a three from Jackson with 2:06 to go. But Rodriguez made sure K-State would win by finding Henriquez with a lob pass that he turned into a dunk with 1:55 remaining. He helped the Wildcats take the final lead, and then defended Jackson well enough that Baylor couldn’t score in the final moments. The Bears had several cracks at a go-ahead basket, including an off-balance shot near the basket from Quincy Miller with two seconds remaining, following a traveling call against Rodriguez that negated a breakaway layup with 13 seconds left. Henriquez deflected Miller’s shot and the game ended with the ball bouncing harmlessly out of bounds. Just like that, K-State put the finishing touches on a badly needed win. It was especially satisfying to Rodriguez. Martin put his trust in him, and he came through. “He tried his heart out,” Martin said. “He has grown as a kid. He has grown as a player.” Check Kellis Robinett’s K-Stated blog at blogs.kansas.com/kstated. Reach him at krobinett@wichitaeagle.com.

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Kansas State rode its defense to a 65-45 women’s basketball victory over Texas on Saturday night in Manhattan. The Wildcats held the Longhorns to 31.5 percent shooting and forced 18 turnovers. Ashia Woods, a freshman from Collegiate, blocked a shot and had three of K-State’s nine steals. Tasha Dickey K-State’s attack with 18 points. Brittany Chambers had 15 points and nine rebounds, Jalana Childs scored 14 points and Mariah White had eight assists and 10 rebounds. The Wildcats used a 15-2 run to start the second half to build a 46-26 lead. The Longhorns countered with a 9-0 run to cut K-State’s lead to 11, but that was the closest Texas got. The win left K-State (17-9. 8-6 Big 12) solidly in fourth place in the Big 12 standings.

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TEXAS: Enemkpali 3-4 1-2 7, Hartung 4-11 1-2 9, Anderson 1-8 2-2 4, Fussell 3-9 0-0 8, Fontenette 3-10 4-4 10, Brewer 0-0 0-2 0, Bass 3-5 0-0 7, Gayle 0-2 0-0 0, Major 0-0 0-0 0, Reed 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 17-54 8-12 45. KANSAS STATE: Childs 5-12 4-4 14, Brown 2-4 0-0 4, Chambers 6-18 1-1 15, Dickey 8-16 0-0 18, White 2-4 0-0 5, Texada 0-0 0-0 0, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Caron 2-3 0-0 4, Wittman 0-0 0-0 0, Chisholm 1-2 0-0 2, Woods 1-4 1-3 3. Totals 27-63 6-8 65. Halftime — Kansas State 31, Texas 24. 3’s — Texas 3-8 (Fussell 2-4, Anderson 0-1, Bass 1-3), Kansas

State 5-24 (Chambers 2-11, Dickeyk 2-8, White 1-2, Chisholm 0-1, Woods 0-2). Rebounds — Texas 30 (Hartung 7), Kansas State 43 (White 10). Assists — Texas 11 (Anderson and Fontenette 5), Kansas State 15 (White 8). A — 5,532.

Missouri 70, Kansas 65 — The Tigers for their first Big 12 win of the season, beating the Jayhawks in Lawrence. KU senior Aishah Sutherland scored 19 of her 23 points in the second half as the Jayhawks tried to dig out of a 15-point hole. Missouri led 37-22 at halftime, and KU twice closed to within three points, but never took the lead. Angel Goodrich added 13 points and nine assists for KU (17-9, 6-8). MISSOURI: Brock 3-7 1-1 7, Flores 8-14 7-7 24, Fowler 1-2 0-0 3, Simmons 5-6 0-0 13, Eye 4-5 0-0 9, Gee 0-0 0-0 0, Crafton 6-10 1-1 13, Priede 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 0-2 1-2 1. Totals 27-47 9-10 70. KANSAS: Sutherland 10-17 3-3 23, Gardner 0-0 0-0 0, Goodrich 6-16 0-0 13, Harper 0-0 0-0 0, Knight 3-6 2-2 10, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Engelman 3-10 2-2 8, Jackson 4-8 3-3 11. Totals 26-57 10-10 65. Halftime — Missouri 37, Kansas 22. 3’s — Missouri 7-12 (Brock 0-1, Flores 1-2, Fowler 1-2, Simmons 3-3, Eye 1-2, Crafton 1-1, Priede 0-1), Kansas 3-14 (Goodrich 1-6, Knight 2-4, Engelman 0-1, Jackson 0-3). Rebounds — Missouri 24 (Flores 6, Eye 6), Kansas 28 (Jackson 7). Assists — Missouri 16 (Simmons 6), Kansas 12 (Goodrich 9). A — 6,402.

Baylor survives scare — The top-ranked Bears trailed for much of the first half, but rallied to beat Texas Tech 56-51 and remain undefeated. Brittney Griner had 18 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks.

JAYHAWK REPORT Saturday’s box score Texas Tech (50) Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT Tolbert 34 4-12 4-4 2-4 1 4 12 Lewandowski 16 0-4 0-0 0-0 2 2 0 Nurse 25 4-5 0-0 0-1 1 4 11 Willis 35 6-10 2-2 1-2 1 2 17 Adams 28 0-3 0-0 1-3 1 1 0 Petteway 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Minnis 25 2-2 0-0 1-4 2 2 4 Crockett 27 2-8 2-2 0-3 3 5 6 Lammert 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Nash 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Totals 200 18-44 8-8 7-21 11 20 50 Percentages: FG .409, FT 1.000. 3-Point Goals: 6-12, .500 (Nurse 3-3, Willis 3-7, Adams 0-2). Team Rebounds: 4. Blocked Shots: 1 (Tolbert). Turnovers: 20 (Willis 4, Adams 4, Minnis 4, Nurse 3, Crockett 3, Tolbert, Lammert). Steals: 7 (Adams 2, Willis, Tolbert, Minnis, Nurse, Crockett). Technical Fouls: Bench. Kansas (83) Min FG-A FT-A OR-TR A PF PT Robinson 24 6-10 4-8 4-8 5 3 16 Withey 28 1-2 7-10 2-8 0 3 9 Taylor 27 3-8 2-2 0-0 4 1 9 Johnson 28 2-6 1-2 0-3 3 2 6 Releford 27 3-4 4-4 2-5 3 1 12 Tharpe 12 1-3 0-0 0-1 1 0 3 Teahan 18 3-5 2-2 0-1 1 0 11 Wesley 9 0-0 0-0 1-1 0 3 0 Roberts 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 Garrett 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0

Lindsay 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 Juenemann 4 3-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 7 Young 17 5-7 0-0 1-2 2 0 10 Totals 200 27-48 20-28 13-32 20 14 83 Percentages: FG .563, FT .714. 3-Point Goals: 9-15, .600 (Teahan 3-5, Releford 2-2, Juenemann 1-1, Tharpe 1-1, Taylor 1-2, Johnson 1-3, Robinson 0-1). Team Rebounds: 3. Blocked Shots: 4 (Withey 4). Turnovers: 13 (Taylor 4, Robinson 4, Young 2, Johnson, Withey, Teahan). Steals: 13 (Young 3, Releford 2, Robinson 2, Tharpe 2, Teahan, Johnson, Taylor, Withey). Technical Fouls: None. 22 28 – 50 Texas Tech Kansas 44 39 – 83 Att.–16,300. Officials–Doug Sirmons, Terry Davis, Kipp Kissinger.

Focus A power surge caused a video board malfunction and prevented the ear-splitting pregame historical montage that precedes the KU player introduction. The problem was quickly fixed and the Jayhawks came on to the floor in the second half to the

production. But the board was fixed in time to run a clever production comparing Thomas Robinson to actor John Travolta. The clip even drew a smile from Robinson, but not from Coach Bill Self. “I knew we were in trouble when I saw our players laughing and giggling over that,” Self said. “We’re not very mature at all.” ■ Jordan Juenemann knocked down his first three-pointer of the season on his way to a careerbest seven points. Juenemann, a senior from Hays, made all three of his field goals. ■ The victory was the 1,000th in conference play for KU, dating back to its inaugural season in the Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association in 1908. Blair Kerkhoff

KU From Page 1D Kansas caught its breath and played well down the stretch. The Jayhawks ran off 14 straight points. Jeff Withey blocked Jordan Tolbert shots on successive possessions. Tyshawn Taylor delivered a lob pass that led to Thomas Robinson’s slam that rattled the backboard and energy returned to Allen Fieldhouse. One thing for sure, Tech coach Billy Gillispie wasn’t headed back to Lubbock with any timeouts. He drained his full allotment of five in the second half, calling them after Red Raiders’ baskets. But nothing could slow Kansas, even the reserves, who hadn’t delivered much this season. That changed Saturday. Teahan had 11 and Kevin Young added 10. Even Jordan Juenemann, a senior who was put on scholarship for the second semester, had seven points by making all three of his shots. “They stepped up and played really well,” Kansas guard Travis Releford said. “They met the challenge.” No starter played more than 28 minutes. It’s the first time in Big 12 play that all of the starters logged fewer than 30 minutes. Self was especially eager to give Taylor rest, and his starting point guard played 27 minutes with primary backup Naadir Tharpe logging 12 minutes. The idea going forward is to avoid loading Taylor with 37 or 38 minutes. He’s broken down in the final few minutes of games when he plays that much, which has resulted in missed free throws and turnovers. Resting Taylor for about three minutes each half is the idea, and Tharpe’s line on Saturday was encouraging:

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Kansas center Jeff Withey pulls in a rebound against Texas Tech forward Jordan Tolbert during the first half of Saturday’s game in Lawrence. He made his only three-point attempt, was credited with an assist, two steals and no turnovers. Withey, the team’s hottest player, chipped in nine points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots. He altered a handful more. In the first half, Tech had seven field goals, and four came from beyond the arc “It was very tough to score inside,” Tolbert said. For the Jayhawks, it’s on to the stretch that will define its season. The Aggies played Kansas tough in Lawrence three weeks ago. Oklahoma State beat Missouri in Stillwater, and the Tigers? The build-up for the final game as conference opponents will be epic. “We know it’s going to be hard,” Self said. “We have to play a little better than what we’ve been playing, but if

you told me before the season that we would be 12-2 in the league with four games left I probably would have sold out for that.”


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This list includes all D-I players who have compiled statistics this season. If you know of a D-I player not on this list who played at a Kansas high school or junior college, call 316-268-6251 or e-mail sportsdesk@wichitaeagle.com. Through Friday’s games.

Men Player Raphael Akpejiori Ron Anderson Lamont Austin Colin Beatty Antonio Bostic Kevin Broussard Jackie Carmichael Reggie Chamberlain Rodney Clinkscales D.J. Cole Anthony Cousin Michael Craion Jordan Cyphers Bryce Douvier Anthony Downing Grayson George Dorian Green Trinity Hall Reese Holliday Garrius Holloman Denver Holmes Marcus James Alan Jones Jeremy Jones Jordan Juenemann Tyler Kalinoski Robert Lewandowski Trevor Mason Tyrus McGee Victor Ojeleye Gabriel Olasani Jawanza Poland Travis Releford Trevor Releford Mitch Rolls Will Spradling Thomas Staton Quincy Taylor Ramell Taylor Conner Teahan Quintrell Thomas Dennis Tinnon Brandon Ubel Randall Vautravers Caleb Walker James Watson Neil Watson Kyle Weems Evan Wessel Aaron Williams Nino Williams

Home/School Sunrise Kansas St. Highland Park Barton County Neosho CC Coffeyville CC Manhattan Seward CC Dodge City CC Olathe South Butler CC Independence CC W. Southeast Sedgwick Atchison Minneapolis Lawrence KC Wyandotte KC Sumner W. East Olathe South Seward CC Neosho CC Seward CC Hays Olathe East BV West B. Miege Cowley CC Ottawa Sunrise Hutchinson CC B. Miege B. Miege Coffeyville SM South Independence CC W. Collegiate Fort Scott CC Leawood Kansas Kansas City CC BV West A. Central Hutchinson CC Cowley CC Coffeyville CC Highland Park W. Heights Dodge City CC Leavenworth

College Miami (Fla.) South Florida Morehead St. Pacific S.F.Austin S.F. Austin Illinois St. UMKC SMU Youngstown St. Illinois St. Oral Roberts Tennessee St. N. Colorado Missouri St. Oklahoma St. Colorado St. UMKC Toledo B.-Cookman Evansville Sam Houston Troy Kansas St. Kansas Davidson Texas Tech UMKC Iowa St. Kansas St. Iowa South Florida Kansas Alabama Colgate Kansas St. UMKC UAB S. Utah Kansas UNLV Marshall Nebraska Wichita St. Nebraska Kansas St. Southern Miss Missouri St. Wichita St. Chicago St. Kansas St.

G 16 26 28 25 25 13 27 28 21 21 26 29 26 15 28 3 24 23 26 26 25 26 24 17 11 26 25 8 26 22 14 15 26 24 26 25 28 25 27 26 25 25 24 9 24 1 26 28 11 25 12

FG-A 36-70 82-139 36-97 57-139 109-259 21-53 128-235 156-346 18-52 7-18 43-121 125-212 66-171 7-19 111-248 0-0 97-199 87-198 50-114 115-247 96-192 94-198 80-212 21-44 5-14 38-120 79-165 2-5 70-154 13-30 7-16 53-121 87-168 103-208 71-174 74-196 83-197 52-135 129-279 52-134 48-80 88-171 50-108 3-11 61-131 0-2 73-198 161-379 9-25 40-122 7-21

Pct 51.4 59.0 37.1 41.0 42.1 39.6 54.5 45.1 34.6 38.9 35.5 59.0 38.6 36.8 44.8 0.0 48.7 43.9 43.9 46.6 50.0 47.5 37.7 47.7 35.7 31.7 47.9 40.0 45.5 43.3 43.8 43.8 51.8 49.5 40.8 37.8 42.1 38.5 46.2 38.8 60.0 51.5 46.3 27.3 46.6 0.0 36.9 42.5 36.0 32.8 33.3

3FG-A 2-5 0-0 13-38 15-55 22-77 13-34 1-2 85-180 14-45 0-3 21-68 0-1 36-100 0-1 36-106 0-0 43-93 21-62 15-38 10-31 28-71 5-21 52-144 8-21 0-5 29-93 1-3 0-0 44-103 0-3 0-0 16-54 20-57 14-51 41-95 40-110 19-60 22-64 4-15 38-107 0-0 1-1 4-18 1-6 17-57 0-0 27-69 54-130 3-13 13-51 2-11

Pct FT-A 40.0 16-28 0.0 47-93 34.2 36-42 27.3 3-8 28.6 34-44 38.2 5-7 50.0 105-152 47.2 85-98 31.1 15-16 0.0 2-4 30.9 28-35 0.0 75-107 36.0 44-58 0.0 10-15 35.9 55-66 0.0 0-0 46.2 75-91 33.9 47-77 39.5 59-81 32.3 19-39 39.4 55-62 23.8 75-107 36.1 15-21 38.1 5-8 0.0 2-6 31.2 19-24 33.3 24-29 0.0 1-3 42.7 43-50 0.0 3-5 0.0 8-13 29.6 21-29 35.1 41-64 27.5 73-88 43.2 35-45 36.4 72-87 31.7 35-52 34.4 29-42 26.7 65-91 35.5 19-23 0.0 40-62 100.0 50-63 22.2 40-49 16.7 0-0 29.8 21-39 0.0 0-0 39.1 129-147 41.5 66-83 23.1 0-2 25.5 14-29 18.2 10-13

Pct 57.1 50.5 85.7 37.5 77.3 71.4 69.1 86.7 93.8 50.0 80.0 70.1 75.9 66.7 83.3 0.0 82.4 61.0 72.8 48.7 88.7 70.1 71.4 62.5 33.3 79.2 82.8 33.3 86.0 60.0 61.5 72.4 64.1 83.0 77.8 82.8 67.3 69.1 71.4 82.6 64.5 79.4 81.6 0.0 53.6 0.0 87.8 79.5 0.0 48.3 76.9

Pts-Avg 90-6.4 211-8.1 121-4.3 132-5.3 274-11.0 60-4.6 362-13.4 482-17.2 65-3.1 16-0.8 135-5.2 325-11.2 212-8.2 24-1.6 315-11.3 0-0.0 312-13.0 242-10.5 174-6.7 259-10.0 275-11.0 268-10.3 227-9.5 55-3.2 12-1.1 124-4.8 183-7.3 5-0.6 227-8.7 29-1.3 22-1.6 143-9.5 235-9.0 293-12.2 218-8.4 260-10.4 220-7.9 155-6.2 327-12.1 161-6.2 136-5.4 227-9.1 144-6.0 7-0.8 160-6.7 0-0.0 302-11.6 442-15.8 21-1.9 107-4.3 26-2.2

Rb-Avg 54-3.9 148-5.7 54-1.9 78-3.1 93-3.7 7-0.5 241-8.9 73-2.6 22-1.1 11-0.5 42-1.6 181-6.2 46-1.8 26-1.7 89-3.2 1-0.3 86-3.6 99-4.3 154-5.9 164-6.3 32-1.3 185-7.1 45-1.9 15-0.9 8-0.7 55-2.1 99-4.0 0-0.0 88-3.4 38-1.7 19-1.4 53-3.5 110-4.2 74-3.1 50-1.9 57-2.3 120-4.3 38-1.5 128-4.7 55-2.1 91-3.6 248-9.9 130-5.4 9-1.0 101-4.2 0-0.0 72-2.8 198-7.1 12-1.1 67-2.7 25-2.1

Ast 3 30 83 32 60 7 28 70 11 9 63 44 21 6 63 0 60 16 26 60 89 23 13 13 2 32 29 0 17 1 3 13 50 73 61 66 58 75 30 26 6 20 27 2 27 0 120 39 10 18 3

TO 13 40 56 20 56 3 60 48 10 12 33 69 34 8 43 0 40 54 49 56 50 69 25 12 2 12 58 2 15 14 6 33 31 49 57 40 45 88 90 25 15 34 25 5 39 0 49 53 5 38 1

Stl 7 15 41 16 32 3 15 25 4 5 22 45 10 0 10 0 20 19 11 31 21 23 23 3 1 14 5 0 10 1 4 13 30 54 17 21 46 22 16 17 4 21 9 0 9 0 23 18 5 22 2

Blk 7 16 1 5 2 0 34 2 0 1 0 21 7 2 1 0 1 21 2 16 3 21 3 1 1 2 24 0 6 4 7 8 6 2 4 5 21 0 14 0 27 8 8 0 6 0 3 18 0 6 1

Women Player Tiffany Bias Taylor Bird Emile Blakesley Jhasmin Bowen Heidi Brown Karly Buer Chantay Caron Cierra Ceazar JuliAnne Chisholm Tricia Coates Leah Cotton Brittany Demery Brianna Eldridge Christine Elliott Taylor Floyd Bailey Gee Jenny Gilbertson Tarita Gordon Janna Graf Tori Halvorsen DaShawn Harden Lexis Hardiek Ashli Hill Robyn Hobson Kaylee Hoffman Heather Howard Tania Jackson Jordan James Brittany Johnson Taelor Karr Lindsey Keller Valencia Kelly Jadhken Kerr Natalie Knight Jennifer Lane Julia Marshall Andrianna Maurer Joanna McFarland Emma Osterman She’tiarra Pledger Tahlia Pope Katie Pratt Liene Priede Mary Sims Liz Smith Brittany Taylor Callan Taylor Blessing Uba Sadie Webb Nelly Weledji Abby Willis Ashia Woods

Home/School A. Central Lawrence Hutchinson CC W. Heights SW Heights Concordia Free State Shawnee Hts Hillsboro Independence CC O. Christian Fort Scott CC Blue Valley W. South Independence CC A. Central Kansas St. Coffeyville CC SM East Independence CC S.T. Aquinas Hill City Free State BV North TMP SM West Lawrence McPherson

College Oklahoma St. E. Michigan UMKC Arkansas Kansas St. Missouri St. Kansas St. Grambling Kansas St. W. Illinois Minnesota W. Illinois UMKC SMU Idaho St. Missouri Green Bay E. Tenn. St. Yale American Oklahoma UMKC UMKC VCU Wyoming Oklahoma St. Kansas Northwestern St. Independence CC San Jose St. Kansas St. Gonzaga Goddard Oklahoma St. Fort Scott CC W. Illinois Olathe South North Florida Olathe South Kansas W. Heights VCU Carroll Boise St. B. Miege Nebraska Derby Oklahoma Cloud CC Kansas St. Labette CC LIU-Brooklyn W. Heights Houston Sacred Heart N. Arizona Independence CC Missouri W. Heights C. Arkansas Johnson Co. CC Missouri Valley Center Wichita St. BV North Sacred Heart Hutchinson CC Savannah St. Independence CC W. Illinois S.T. Aquinas Brown S.T. Aquinas Saint Louis W. Collegiate Kansas St.

G FG-A 22 88-255 25 20-69 23 19-59 12 16-31 4 0-3 22 59-161 25 22-78 23 59-171 19 12-40 14 1-9 28 58-167 25 59-161 22 32-72 24 80-166 13 21-42 24 16-48 16 15-43 26 64-208 22 80-218 25 41-93 25 39-11 15 10-28 26 79-172 22 28-83 23 20-58 16 6-30 24 35-84 24 122-348 24 27 22 25 26 25 17 16 10 19 17 25 13 15 24 7 22 19 25 24 25 21 3-0 25-0

170-403 72-174 57-140 116-330 73-206 43-106 9-34 20-52 17-35 54-104 3-15 54-140 10-42 27-68 60-180 5-16 10-33 3-9 167-334 56-169 122-319 12-42 2-5 22-78

Pct 34.5 29.0 32.2 51.6 0.0 36.7 28.2 34.5 30.0 11.1 34.7 36.7 44.4 48.2 50.0 33.3 34.9 30.8 36.7 44.1 35.1 35.7 45.9 33.7 34.5 20.0 41.7 35.1

3FG-A 19-85 10-37 18-55 0-1 0-1 8-34 2-20 18-65 9-22 0-1 3-12 5-20 9-30 0-0 1-3 4-21 3-12 16-67 45-124 3-12 8-33 8-26 1-8 13-47 6-28 1-14 5-19 31-116

Pct 22.4 27.0 32.7 0.0 0.0 23.5 10.0 27.9 40.9 0.0 25.0 25.0 30.0 0.0 33.3 19.1 25.0 23.9 36.3 25.0 24.2 30.8 12.5 27.7 21.4 7.1 26.3 26.7

FT-A 64-90 9-12 8-12 8-12 0-0 49-55 14-26 23-39 3-4 10-14 59-84 35-48 29-43 30-53 4-4 9-14 25-30 49-64 30-40 14-24 13-19 2-2 34-51 6-18 6-15 0-3 13-20 69-98

Pct 71.1 75.0 66.7 66.7 0.0 89.1 53.9 59.0 75.0 71.4 70.2 72.9 67.4 56.6 100.0 64.3 83.3 75.6 75.0 58.3 68.4 100.0 66.7 33.3 40.0 0.0 65.0 70.4

Pts-Avg 259-11.8 59-2.4 64-2.8 40-3.3 0-0.0 175-8.0 60-2.4 159-6.9 36-1.9 12-0.9 178-6.4 158-6.3 102-4.6 190-7.9 47-3.6 45-1.9 58-3.6 193-7.4 235-10.7 99-4.0 99-4.0 30-2.0 193-7.4 75-3.4 52-2.3 13-0.8 88-3.7 344-14.3

Rb-Avg 67-3.1 41-1.6 15-0.7 30-2.5 0-0.0 64-2.9 65-2.6 67-2.9 24-1.3 14-1.0 57-2.0 95-3.8 150-6.8 170-7.1 20-1.5 47-2.0 34-2.1 73-2.8 130-5.9 71-2.8 48-1.9 2-0.1 126-4.9 40-1.8 33-1.4 18-1.1 62-2.6 134-5.6

Ast 148 36 10 0 0 49 16 11 3 3 40 33 48 18 6 14 8 54 32 21 49 1 11 16 30 6 2 61

TO 101 29 17 7 0 27 19 44 12 5 52 41 36 55 6 28 13 74 41 33 61 7 47 19 15 1 26 82

Stl Blk 63 5 19 6 8 0 4 2 0 0 10 1 21 4 16 2 5 5 0 0 38 8 20 7 29 1 28 21 2 1 8 2 6 4 28 1 31 6 15 8 37 1 1 0 17 57 5 1 8 5 2 2 6 9 28 5

42.2 41.4 40.7 35.2 35.44 40.6 26.5 38.5 48.6 51.9 20.0 38.6 23.8 39.7 33.3 31.3 30.3 33.3 50.0 33.1 38.2 28.6 40.0 28.2

5-21 37-97 15-54 10-29 55-151 14-42 6-15 9-25 2-5 17-36 3-12 15-49 1-18 12-29 30-86 1-7 0-1 3-9 43-99 5-21 42-129 6-18 2-5 2-20

23.8 128-182 38.1 24-32 27.8 29-39 34.5 46-65 36.4 18-20 33.3 19-30 40.0 5-8 36.0 8-13 40.0 6-9 47.2 15-25 25.0 5-6 30.6 24-44 5.6 21-40 41.4 16-19 34.9 12-21 14.3 2-4 0.0 8-12 33.3 0-1 43.4 43-50 23.8 14-28 32.6 96-121 33.3 10-12 40.0 0-0 10.0 14-26

70.3 75.0 74.4 70.8 90.0 63.3 62.5 61.5 66.7 60.0 83.3 54.6 52.5 84.2 57.1 50.0 66.7 0.0 86.0 50.0 79.3 83.3 0.0 53.9

473-19.7 205-7.6 158-7.2 288-11.5 219-8.4 119-4.8 29-1.7 57-3.6 42-4.2 140-7.4 14-0.8 147-5.9 42-3.3 82-5.5 162-6.8 13-1.9 28-1.3 9-1.1 420-16.8 131-5.5 382-15.3 40-1.9 6-2.0 60-2.4

201-8.4 78-2.9 154-7.0 103-4.1 103-4.0 66-2.6 23-1.4 25-1.6 35-3.5 138-7.3 3-0.2 130-5.2 47-3.6 38-2.5 69-2.9 10-1.4 30-1.4 0-0.0 245-9.8 65-2.7 126-5.0 26-1.2 1-0.3 65-2.6

44 121 22 84 16 47 30 13 2 19 2 48 20 3 39 12 5 0 50 25 29 11 0 16

69 45 40 91 40 30 28 14 13 22 2 42 26 14 54 8 18 2 53 55 29 9 1 19

40 19 31 7 20 7 53 2 9 6 34 5 14 4 7 0 3 3 19 7 3 0 25 2 9 3 12 0 9 0 5 0 1 3 0 0 39 10 27 14 10 5 9 1 0 0 21 4

SATURDAY’S COLLEGE SCORES Men’s Scores EAST Albany (NY) 70, Rider 61 American U. 74, Army 50 Canisius 73, UMBC 66 Colgate 59, Navy 57 Dartmouth 58, Brown 53 Delaware 68, Hampton 64 Georgetown 63, Providence 53 Hartford 67, St. Peter’s 51 Harvard 66, Yale 51 Hofstra 81, Siena 69 Holy Cross 54, Bucknell 52 Iona 90, Nevada 84 LIU 99, Quinnipiac 89 La Salle 72, UMass 71 Lehigh 72, Lafayette 53 Manhattan 79, UNC Wilmington 64 Marist 77, Maine 71 Marquette 79, UConn 64 Monmouth (NJ) 68, Mount St. Mary’s 66 New Hampshire 72, Towson 58 Notre Dame 74, Villanova 70, OT Penn 61, Columbia 59, OT Princeton 75, Cornell 57 Robert Morris 68, CCSU 60 Saint Joseph’s 73, George Washington 66 St. Bonaventure 81, Rhode Island 61 St. Francis (NY) 58, Sacred Heart 56 St. Francis (Pa.) 76, Bryant 61 St. John’s 66, UCLA 63 Stony Brook 76, Northeastern 69 Temple 78, Duquesne 59 Wagner 90, Fairleigh Dickinson 70 South Alabama 62, Tennessee 50 Alabama St. 78, Alcorn St. 63 Appalachian St. 76, Winthrop 64 Auburn 65, Mississippi St. 55 Austin Peay 71, Youngstown St. 68 Belmont 80, ETSU 58 Bethune-Cookman 70, SC State 59 Charleston Southern 77, Wofford 59 E. Kentucky 78, IPFW 69 Florida St. 76, NC State 62 Gardner-Webb 57, Delaware St. 56 George Mason 75, Lamar 71 Georgia Southern 83, UNC Greensboro 69 Georgia St. 82, UTSA 71 Howard 70, Coppin St. 66 IUPUI 84, Nicholls St. 80 Jackson St. 63, Grambling St. 60 Jacksonville 81, Mercer 75 Jacksonville St. 67, Presbyterian 48 Kentucky 77, Mississippi 62 LSU 68, South Carolina 58 Louisiana Tech 84, Cent. Arkansas 62 MVSU 60, Prairie View 58 McNeese St. 74, SE Missouri 61 Miami 74, Wake Forest 56 Middle Tennessee 72, FAU 59 Morgan St. 81, Liberty 69 Murray St. 65, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 51 NC Central 71, NC A&T 66 North Carolina 74, Clemson 52 North Dakota 67, Longwood 59 North Florida 81, Kennesaw St. 77, 2OT Northwestern St. 100, Campbell 86 Radford 64, Binghamton 59 Richmond 53, Charlotte 52 SC-Upstate 62, Lipscomb 61 SE Louisiana 64, UT-Martin 48 Samford 55, Furman 49 Savannah St. 76, Florida A&M 57 South Alabama 66, W. Kentucky 61 Southern U. 72, Alabama A&M 65 Tennessee Tech 77, Coastal Carolina 71 The Citadel 48, Chattanooga 46 UAB 81, Tulane 73 UALR 74, Troy 62, OT UCF 64, East Carolina 55 UTEP 60, Memphis 58 VMI 73, William & Mary 65 Virginia 71, Maryland 44 Virginia Tech 74, Georgia Tech 73, OT W. Carolina 78, Elon 76, OT Wichita St. 91, Davidson 74

MIDWEST Ball St. 71, S. Illinois 62 Bowling Green 73, Morehead St. 60 Butler 75, Indiana St. 54 Cincinnati 62, Seton Hall 57 Coll. of Charleston 80, Kent St. 73 Creighton 81, Long Beach St. 79 Detroit 82, James Madison 70 Drexel 69, Cleveland St. 49 Evansville 68, W. Illinois 45 Green Bay 54, E. Michigan 49 Ill.-Chicago 67, E. Illinois 63 Illinois St. 79, Oakland 75 Iowa St. 80, Oklahoma 69 Kansas 83, Texas Tech 50 Louisville 90, DePaul 82, OT Loyola of Chicago 56, Bradley 44 Michigan 56, Ohio St. 51 Milwaukee 67, Fairfield 63 N. Dakota St. 86, W. Michigan 73 Nebraska 80, Illinois 57 Northwestern 64, Minnesota 53 Ohio 81, UNC Asheville 62 Old Dominion 73, Missouri St. 67 S. Dakota St. 86, Buffalo 65 SIU-Edwardsville 64, N. Illinois 62 Saint Louis 66, Fordham 46 Texas A&M-CC 49, Cent. Michigan 47 Texas St. 93, South Dakota 92 Wright St. 76, UMKC 62 Xavier 86, Dayton 83, OT SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 77, FIU 67 Florida 98, Arkansas 68 Houston 73, Southern Miss. 71 Houston Baptist 75, NJIT 68 Kansas St. 57, Baylor 56 Louisiana-Lafayette 57, North Texas 53 Marshall 73, SMU 68 Missouri 71, Texas A&M 62 Oklahoma St. 90, Texas 78 Oral Roberts 67, Akron 61 Stephen F. Austin 69, High Point 62 Texas Southern 84, Ark.-Pine Bluff 65 Texas-Pan American 74, Chicago St. 70 Toledo 59, Sam Houston St. 58 Tulsa 69, Rice 50 FAR WEST Air Force 58, San Diego St. 56 BYU 82, Santa Clara 67 Boise St. 65, TCU 64 CS Bakersfield 72, San Diego 63 Cal St.-Fullerton 80, Montana St. 66 California 77, Oregon St. 63 Colorado 55, Utah 48 Colorado St. 54, Wyoming 46 Denver 76, Louisiana-Monroe 57 Fresno St. 62, CS Northridge 49 Idaho 77, Portland St. 68 Montana 94, Hawaii 79 N. Colorado 81, Cal Poly 73 New Mexico 65, UNLV 45 New Mexico St. 71, Drake 55 Pacific 66, Idaho St. 64, OT Pepperdine 70, Portland 65 San Francisco 66, Gonzaga 65 San Jose St. 79, Sacramento St. 67 UC Davis 70, N. Arizona 65 UC Irvine 78, E. Washington 73 UC Riverside 57, S. Utah 52 UC Santa Barbara 72, Utah St. 64 Washington 79, Arizona 70 Washington St. 72, Arizona St. 50 Weber St. 72, Texas-Arlington 70

Women EAST Albany (NY) 48, Boston U. 41 American U. 54, Army 48 Cincinnati 54, Seton Hall 48 Colgate 62, Navy 60 Dartmouth 57, Brown 52 DePaul 77, West Virginia 63 Duquesne 82, La Salle 52 Georgetown 66, Providence 39 Harvard 71, Yale 51 Holy Cross 49, Bucknell 38

Lehigh 57, Lafayette 47 Miami (Ohio) 66, Buffalo 50 Robert Morris 75, CCSU 48 Rutgers 61, Villanova 52 Sacred Heart 57, St. Francis (NY) 53 St. Bonaventure 66, Xavier 48 St. Francis (Pa.) 85, Bryant 73 St. John’s 57, UConn 56 Syracuse 79, Marquette 63 SOUTH Alabama A&M 67, Southern U. 62 Alabama St. 62, Alcorn St. 57 Austin Peay 88, Morehead St. 81, OT Belmont 49, ETSU 44 Bethune-Cookman 69, SC State 65 Campbell 47, Coastal Carolina 38 Charleston Southern 77, High Point 72 Chattanooga 54, W. Carolina 40 Davidson 61, Appalachian St. 54 Elon 83, Georgia Southern 53 Florida A&M 58, Savannah St. 45 Florida Gulf Coast 79, Stetson 56 Gardner-Webb 69, UNC Asheville 52 Grambling St. 64, Jackson St. 56 Hampton 47, Md.-Eastern Shore 29 Howard 50, Coppin St. 49 Jacksonville 84, Mercer 78 MVSU 63, Prairie View 56 McNeese St. 80, Northwestern St. 62 Middle Tennessee 65, FAU 41 NC A&T 66, NC Central 45 Nicholls St. 68, UTSA 62 Norfolk St. 78, Delaware St. 73, OT North Florida 64, Kennesaw St. 56 Presbyterian 52, Radford 49 SC-Upstate 50, Lipscomb 44 SE Louisiana 71, Texas-Arlington 41 Saint Joseph’s 85, Charlotte 73 Samford 42, Furman 40 South Alabama 70, W. Kentucky 33 South Florida 62, Pittsburgh 50 Tennessee St. 61, Jacksonville St. 59 UALR 59, Troy 40 UNC-Greensboro 60, Coll. of Charleston 54 Winthrop 71, Liberty 69 MIDWEST Bowling Green 60, Akron 55 Butler 51, Ill.-Chicago 48 Cleveland St. 70, Milwaukee 68 Dayton 72, Saint Louis 54 E. Michigan 77, N. Illinois 57 Green Bay 77, Youngstown St. 72, OT IUPUI 52, South Dakota 42 Kansas St. 65, Texas 45 Missouri 70, Kansas 65 Oakland 59, S. Utah 45 Ohio 51, Kent St. 45 Oral Roberts 62, IPFW 61, OT S. Dakota St. 88, N. Dakota St. 43 SIU-Edwardsville 59, E. Illinois 54 Texas-Pan American 59, Chicago St. 52 Toledo 76, W. Michigan 50 UMKC 84, W. Illinois 69 Valparaiso 69, Loyola of Chicago 46 SOUTHWEST Ark.-Pine Bluff 69, Texas Southern 52 Cent. Arkansas 61, Sam Houston St. 55 FIU 52, Arkansas St. 45 Lamar 63, Texas A&M-CC 49 North Texas 78, Louisiana-Lafayette 40 Stephen F. Austin 81, Texas St. 59 TCU 73, Boise St. 69 FAR WEST Arizona St. 47, Washington St. 42 BYU 64, San Diego 50 California 75, Oregon St. 68 Denver 57, Louisiana-Monroe 53 Gonzaga 66, Pepperdine 40 Idaho St. 65, Weber St. 53 New Mexico St. 56, San Jose St. 55 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 61, Loyola Marymount 56 San Diego St. 59, Air Force 46 Seattle 70, Utah Valley 41 Stanford 81, Oregon 46 UC Irvine 72, UC Santa Barbara 65 UNLV 65, New Mexico 60 Utah 61, Colorado 56, OT Wyoming 66, Colorado St. 62, OT

Associated Press

Isaiah Canaan scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and senior Donte Poole added 11 as No. 16 Murray State beat No. 21 Saint Mary’s 65-51 on Saturday night in Murray, Ky., for its most convincing win to date over a nationally recognized opponent. Then the Racers (26-1) celebrated the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title that they’ve already clinched — their third straight — with a video message from former coach Billy Kennedy highlight package for the seniors. Associated Press They can also rest easier with Murray State’s Donte Poole, center, breaks away from St. their first victory over a quality Mary’s Clint Steindl, left, Brad Waldow and Matthew opponent since beating MemDellavedova during the second half of Saturday’s game. phis in early December before 0-1 3-4 3, Porter 2-5 0-0 4, Trawick 0-2 2-2 2. Totals hosting this Bracket Buster No. 19 Louisville 90, 21-46 14-23 63. matchup with the Gaels. DePaul 82, OT PROVIDENCE (13-15): Batts 2-5 2-2 6, Henton 1-9 5-6 7, Giplaye 3-4 0-2 6, Cotton 3-17 0-0 9, LOUISVILLE (21-6): Kuric 9-17 2-2 25, Behanan “If we can finish the season Council 4-14 4-7 13, Kofane 0-0 7-10 7, Golds0-1 2-4 2, Dieng 4-6 0-1 8, Siva 2-6 4-4 9, C. Smith brough 0-0 0-0 0, Carter 0-1 0-0 0, Dixon 1-4 3-4 5, strong, it gives us a chance to 7-15 4-6 20, R. Smith 5-11 3-4 16, Swopshire 1-2 Bancroft 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 14-54 21-31 53. 2-3 4, Justice 0-0 0-0 0, Ware 0-0 0-0 0, Blackshear get a good seed,” Racers rookie Halftime–Georgetown 31-20. 3-Point Goals2-8 1-3 6. Totals 30-66 18-27 90. –Georgetown 7-15 (Clark 3-7, Thompson 2-4, DEPAUL (11-15): Melvin 7-18 0-0 14, Crockett coach Steve Prohm said. Lubick 1-1, Starks 1-2, Porter 0-1), Providence 4-21

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SAINT MARY’S (CAL) (23-5): Steindl 3-5 0-0 7, Jones 2-8 0-0 4, Rowley 0-0 0-0 0, Page 1-10 0-0 3, Dellavedova 6-13 5-6 17, Waldow 2-5 0-0 4, Young 3-6 0-0 6, Sanchez 0-0 0-0 0, Levesque 2-3 2-2 6, Petrulis 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 1-2 2-2 4, Walker II 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-53 9-10 51. MURRAY ST. (26-1): Daniel 2-4 4-4 8, Aska 4-9 0-0 8, Canaan 9-13 0-1 23, Poole 4-7 0-0 11, Long 3-4 0-0 6, Wilson 0-0 0-0 0, Mushatt 0-2 2-2 2, Jackson 2-3 0-1 5, Garrett 1-1 0-2 2, Bland 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-43 6-10 65. Halftime–Murray St. 34-25. 3-Point Goals–Saint Mary’s (Cal) 2-14 (Steindl 1-2, Page 1-6, Jones 0-2, Dellavedova 0-4), Murray St. 9-17 (Canaan 5-8, Poole 3-5, Jackson 1-2, Mushatt 0-1, Daniel 0-1). Fouled Out–Levesque. Rebounds–Saint Mary’s (Cal) 24 (Levesque 6), Murray St. 31 (Daniel 8). Assists–Saint Mary’s (Cal) 9 (Dellavedova 6), Murray St. 11 (Canaan 4). Total Fouls–Saint Mary’s (Cal) 16, Murray St. 16. Technical–Garrett. A–8,825.

No. 1 Kentucky 77, Mississippi 62 MISSISSIPPI (15-11): Henry 7-13 3-4 18, Buckner 1-3 1-2 3, Holloway 7-14 1-2 15, Williams 4-7 0-0 8, Summers 0-5 1-2 1, Cox 2-2 0-0 4, Aniefiok 0-0 0-0 0, Norman 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 1-1 0-0 2, Kendrick 3-8 3-4 11. Totals 25-53 9-14 62. KENTUCKY (26-1): Jones 7-11 1-1 15, KiddGilchrist 1-4 2-4 4, Davis 4-5 2-4 10, Lamb 4-11 4-4 16, Teague 2-9 1-2 5, Miller 5-12 1-2 14, Polson 0-0 0-0 0, Beckham 0-0 0-0 0, Vargas 0-0 0-0 0, Long 0-0 0-0 0, Wiltjer 5-6 0-0 13. Totals 28-58 11-17 77. Halftime–Kentucky 43-35. 3-Point Goals–Mississippi 3-5 (Kendrick 2-3, Henry 1-1, Williams 0-1), Kentucky 10-18 (Lamb 4-6, Wiltjer 3-4, Miller 3-7, Teague 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Mississippi 25 (Holloway 6), Kentucky 34 (Jones 11). Assists–Mississippi 8 (Henry 3), Kentucky 18 (Teague 8). Total Fouls–Miss 13, Kentucky 12.

No. 17 Michigan 56, No. 6 Ohio St. 51 OHIO ST. (22-5): Sullinger 6-14 2-2 14, Thomas 8-13 6-7 25, Craft 1-6 2-2 4, Smith Jr. 1-3 0-0 2, Buford 3-12 0-2 6, Scott 0-0 0-2 0, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Ravenel 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-49 10-15 51. MICHIGAN (20-7): Morgan 5-8 1-1 11, Novak 3-7 0-0 6, Douglass 3-9 0-0 7, Burke 6-14 5-8 17, Hardaway Jr. 4-5 3-5 13, Vogrich 0-0 0-0 0, McLimans 0-0 0-0 0, Smotrycz 1-4 0-0 2, Christian 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-47 9-14 56. Halftime–Michigan 25-20. 3-Point Goals–Ohio St. 3-16 (Thomas 3-6, Craft 0-2, Smith Jr. 0-2, Sullinger 0-3, Buford 0-3), Michigan 3-13 (Hardaway Jr. 2-2, Douglass 1-5, Burke 0-1, Smotrycz 0-2, Novak 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Ohio St. 34 (Thomas 13), Michigan 25 (Morgan 11). Assists–Ohio St. 9 (Craft 3), Michigan 8 (Burke 5). Total Fouls–Ohio St. 13, Michigan 15. A–12,721.

No. 8 North Carolina 74, Clemson 52 CLEMSON (13-13): Narcisse 0-1 0-0 0, Jennings 3-7 2-2 9, Booker 4-9 1-1 9, Smith 2-6 1-2 6, Young 5-13 0-0 13, Baciu 2-3 1-2 5, Coleman 0-1 0-0 0, Sullivan 0-2 1-3 1, Hall 0-0 2-4 2, McDaniels 1-4 2-2 4, Sapp 1-2 0-0 3, Fields 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-48 10-16 52. NORTH CAROLINA (23-4): Barnes 9-18 3-4 24, Zeller 6-9 2-2 14, Henson 6-14 1-2 13, Bullock 4-7 0-0 11, Marshall 2-4 0-0 4, Watts 1-2 0-0 2, McAdoo 1-3 0-0 2, Hairston 0-3 0-0 0, White 0-0 0-0 0, Hubert 2-2 0-0 4, Simmons 0-1 0-0 0, Dupont 0-0 0-0 0, Crouch 0-0 0-0 0, Cooper 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-63 6-8 74. Halftime–North Carolina 31-22. 3-Point Goals–Clemson 6-17 (Young 3-7, Sapp 1-1, Jennings 1-2, Smith 1-3, Booker 0-1, McDaniels 0-3), North Carolina 6-14 (Bullock 3-5, Barnes 3-6, Marshall 0-1, Hairston 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Clemson 26 (Booker 9), North Carolina 39 (Henson 8). Assists–Clemson 10 (Smith 4), North Carolina 19 (Marshall 13). Total Fouls–Clemson 12, North Carolina 15. A–21,750.

No. 10 Georgetown 63, Providence 53 GEORGETOWN (20-5): Thompson 5-13 1-2 13, Lubick 3-3 2-4 9, Sims 4-7 2-5 10, Starks 2-3 1-2 6, Clark 4-11 2-3 13, Whittington 1-1 1-1 3, Hopkins

(Cotton 3-13, Council 1-5, Henton 0-3). Fouled Out–Giplaye. Rebounds–Georgetown 37 (Thompson 10), Providence 36 (Dixon, Giplaye 7). Assists–Georgetown 16 (Sims 5), Providence 11 (Council 4). Total Fouls–Georgetown 19, Providence 22. A–11,563.

New Mexico 65, No. 11 UNLV 45 UNLV (22-6): Massamba 3-3 1-2 7, Moser 3-10 0-0 8, Bellfield 2-9 0-0 5, Marshall 4-9 8-13 18, Stanback 1-4 1-2 4, Thomas 0-3 1-2 1, Wallace 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 0-3 0-2 0, Lopez 1-1 0-0 2, Hawkins 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 14-45 11-21 45. NEW MEXICO (22-4): Hardeman 1-4 1-4 3, Gordon 13-20 1-1 27, Greenwood 1-5 0-1 2, Williams 2-8 2-2 7, Snell 4-8 2-2 12, Adams 0-1 0-0 0, Dunning 0-0 0-0 0, Fenton 1-2 2-2 4, McDonald 0-2 0-0 0, Walker 3-7 2-2 9, Bairstow 0-2 1-2 1. Totals 25-59 11-16 65. Halftime–UNLV 27-26. 3-Point Goals–UNLV 6-21 (Marshall 2-3, Moser 2-5, Stanback 1-2, Bellfield 1-6, Wallace 0-1, Smith 0-2, Hawkins 0-2), New Mexico 4-16 (Snell 2-4, Williams 1-4, Walker 1-5, Adams 0-1, McDonald 0-1, Fenton 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–UNLV 33 (Marshall 10), New Mexico 41 (Gordon 20). Assists–UNLV 12 (Bellfield, Marshall 3), New Mexico 13 (Snell 5). Total Fouls–UNLV 16, New Mexico 18. A–15,411.

No. 12 Marquette 79, UConn 64 MARQUETTE (22-5): J. Wilson 4-10 1-2 9, Crowder 8-14 9-10 29, Johnson-Odom 8-17 4-4 24, Blue 0-5 2-2 2, Cadougan 2-3 0-0 5, Mayo 2-5 5-8 10, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, D. Wilson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-54 21-26 79. UCONN (16-10): Oriakhi 4-7 2-4 10, Drummond 3-8 1-4 7, Lamb 7-12 3-4 19, Boatright 3-7 2-2 10, Napier 4-8 3-4 11, Wolf 0-3 0-0 0, Daniels 0-2 0-0 0, Giffey 0-0 0-0 0, Olander 1-2 0-2 2, Smith 2-4 1-1 5. Totals 24-53 12-21 64. Halftime–Marquette 43-29. 3-Point Goals–Marquette 10-22 (Crowder 4-7, Johnson-Odom 4-8, Cadougan 1-2, Mayo 1-3, J. Wilson 0-2), UConn 4-10 (Boatright 2-3, Lamb 2-4, Daniels 0-1, Napier 0-1, Smith 0-1). Fouled Out–Drummond. Rebounds–Marquette 33 (Crowder 12), UConn 30 (Lamb 7). Assists–Marquette 15 (Cadougan 8), UConn 11 (Napier 8). Total Fouls–Marquette 12, UConn 18. Technicals–Blue, Boatright. A–16,294.

Air Force 58, No. 13 San Diego St. 56 SAN DIEGO ST. (20-6): Green 2-5 1-2 5, Shelton 5-10 3-8 13, Thames 2-7 5-6 9, Rahon 1-8 0-0 2, Tapley 6-12 2-3 17, Williams 1-3 2-2 4, L. Franklin 0-3 4-4 4, Stephens 1-4 0-0 2, Ebrahimian 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-52 17-25 56. AIR FORCE (13-11): Williams 0-3 2-2 2, Fitzgerald 3-7 1-1 7, Broekhuis 1-3 0-0 3, Fletcher 1-5 3-4 6, Lyons 9-19 3-4 27, Olesinski 0-0 0-0 0, Hammonds 0-0 1-2 1, Carter 0-0 0-0 0, Earls 0-0 0-0 0, Yon 2-4 6-7 10, Green 0-4 0-0 0, Brakeville 0-0 0-0 0, Hempsey 0-0 0-0 0, Barnhill 0-1 2-2 2, Kammerer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 16-46 18-22 58. Halftime–Tied 29-29. 3-Point Goals–San Diego St. 3-16 (Tapley 3-6, Williams 0-1, L. Franklin 0-2, Thames 0-2, Rahon 0-5), Air Force 8-26 (Lyons 6-10, Broekhuis 1-2, Fletcher 1-4, Barnhill 0-1, Yon 0-2, Green 0-2, Williams 0-2, Fitzgerald 0-3). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–San Diego St. 47 (Shelton 11), Air Force 27 (Fitzgerald 7). Assists–San Diego St. 10 (Thames 5), Air Force 10 (Williams 3). Total Fouls–San Diego St. 21, Air Force 16. A–2,483.

No. 14 Florida 98, Arkansas 68 FLORIDA (21-6): Murphy 4-7 2-4 13, Young 2-4 0-0 4, Boynton 6-14 10-11 25, Walker 9-12 8-8 31, Beal 6-8 7-8 21, Kurtz 0-0 0-0 0, Wilbekin 0-0 0-0 0, Yeguete 1-2 2-3 4, Prather 0-0 0-0 0, Larson 0-1 0-0 0, Pitchford 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-48 29-34 98. ARKANSAS (17-10): Abron 2-5 7-9 11, Waithe 2-6 1-2 5, Wade 2-8 0-0 6, Young 10-19 8-12 31, Nobles 3-8 0-2 8, Madden 1-6 0-0 3, Scott 0-1 2-2 2, Haydar 0-0 0-0 0, Mickelson 1-3 0-2 2, Mitchell 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-57 18-29 68. Halftime–Florida 53-27. 3-Point Goals–Florida 13-23 (Walker 5-6, Murphy 3-5, Boynton 3-8, Beal 2-4), Arkansas 8-22 (Young 3-6, Nobles 2-4, Wade 2-6, Madden 1-4, Waithe 0-1, Scott 0-1). Fouled Out–Nobles. Rebounds–Florida 40 (Yeguete 11), Arkansas 24 (Waithe 7). Assists–Florida 14 (Walker 5), Arkansas 14 (Wade, Waithe 3). Total Fouls–Florida 22, Arkansas 27. A–18,913.

2-7 3-4 9, Kirk 5-8 0-0 11, Young 10-13 5-7 27, McKinney 4-7 0-1 8, Clahar 1-1 4-4 6, McGhee 0-0 0-0 0, Robertson Jr. 1-3 0-0 2, Kelly 2-9 0-0 5. Totals 32-66 12-16 82. Halftime–DePaul 42-32. End Of Regulation_Tied 77. 3-Point Goals–Louisville 12-32 (Kuric 5-10, R. Smith 3-6, C. Smith 2-9, Siva 1-2, Blackshear 1-4, Swopshire 0-1), DePaul 6-20 (Young 2-4, Crockett 2-5, Kirk 1-1, Kelly 1-7, Melvin 0-1, McKinney 0-2). Fouled Out–Crockett, Dieng. Rebounds–Louisville 40 (Dieng 8), DePaul 36 (Melvin 10). Assists–Louisville 17 (Siva 6), DePaul 20 (Kelly, Young 5). Total Fouls–Louisville 16, DePaul 23. A–13,674.

No. 20 Florida St. 76, NC State 62 FLORIDA ST. (19-7): Gibson 3-6 0-0 6, Loucks 1-6 0-0 3, Dulkys 3-6 0-0 8, James 3-4 6-6 12, Snaer 2-8 6-6 10, White 4-7 2-4 10, Peterson 2-3 0-0 4, Portuondo 0-0 0-0 0, Space 1-2 0-0 2, Miller 6-9 4-5 17, Whisnant II 1-1 0-0 2, Moreau 0-0 0-0 0, Kreft 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 27-55 18-21 76. NC STATE (18-9): Howell 1-6 3-8 5, Brown 2-9 8-8 12, Leslie 8-14 5-6 21, Wood 1-10 5-5 8, Williams 3-9 0-0 8, Painter 2-5 2-2 6, A. Johnson 0-5 2-2 2. Totals 17-58 25-31 62. Halftime–Florida St. 37-26. 3-Point Goals–Florida St. 4-13 (Dulkys 2-2, Miller 1-2, Loucks 1-4, Peterson 0-1, Snaer 0-2, White 0-2), NC State 3-12 (Williams 2-4, Wood 1-6, Brown 0-1, A. Johnson 0-1). Fouled Out–Howell. Rebounds–Florida St. 34 (James 6), NC State 38 (Howell 11). Assists–Florida St. 14 (Snaer 5), NC State 12 (A. Johnson 4). Total Fouls–Florida St. 22, NC State 19. Technicals–James, Miller, Brown. A–17,547.

No. 22 Virginia 71, Maryland 44 MARYLAND (15-11): Susskind 0-0 0-0 0, Faust 5-12 1-2 13, Weijs 0-0 0-0 0, Parker 1-4 0-0 3, Stoglin 4-17 2-2 14, Richmond 0-1 0-0 0, Mosley 0-4 2-2 2, Barks 0-1 0-0 0, Dillard 1-1 0-1 2, Auslander 0-1 0-0 0, Thomas 0-0 0-1 0, Len 0-2 0-0 0, Pankey 1-4 2-4 4, Padgett 2-5 2-4 6. Totals 14-52 9-16 44. VIRGINIA (20-6): Browman 1-1 0-0 3, Evans 1-4 2-2 4, Jesperson 1-2 0-0 3, Vozenilek 0-1 0-0 0, Harris 3-7 0-0 6, Zeglinski 3-7 3-4 11, An. Mitchell 0-0 0-0 0, Brogdon 5-6 2-2 14, Scott 10-20 5-5 25, Ak. Mitchell 1-5 1-2 3, Rogers 0-0 0-0 0, Atkins 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 26-54 13-15 71. Halftime–Tied 31-31. 3-Point Goals–Maryland 7-19 (Stoglin 4-9, Faust 2-5, Parker 1-2, Len 0-1, Auslander 0-1, Mosley 0-1), Virginia 6-10 (Brogdon 2-2, Zeglinski 2-5, Browman 1-1, Jesperson 1-1, Harris 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Maryland 35 (Pankey 8), Virginia 36 (Ak. Mitchell 10). Assists–Maryland 3 (Mosley, Pankey, Parker 1), Virginia 9 (Evans 4). Total Fouls–Maryland 17, Virginia 14. A–14,101.

No. 23 Notre Dame 74, Villanova 70, OT NOTRE DAME (19-8): Martin 1-9 4-4 6, Connaughton 7-15 0-0 21, Cooley 8-11 2-4 18, Atkins 5-13 5-7 17, Grant 3-15 1-2 10, Dragicevich 0-2 0-0 0, Knight 0-0 0-0 0, Brooks 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 25-66 12-17 74. VILLANOVA (11-15): Pinkston 7-18 6-8 24, Sutton 6-9 0-0 12, Yarou 2-8 0-0 4, Johnson 3-13 2-2 8, Cheek 5-11 6-8 19, Hilliard 0-2 1-2 1, Kennedy 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-63 15-20 70. Halftime–Villanova 39-23. End Of Regulation_Tied 60. 3-Point Goals–Notre Dame 12-31 (Connaughton 7-12, Grant 3-10, Atkins 2-7, Martin 0-1, Dragicevich 0-1), Villanova 7-19 (Pinkston 4-8, Cheek 3-5, Sutton 0-1, Hilliard 0-2, Johnson 0-3). Fouled Out–Kennedy. Rebounds–Notre Dame 37 (Cooley 13), Villanova 47 (Yarou 11). Assists–Notre Dame 20 (Grant 9), Villanova 13 (Johnson 7). Total Fouls–Notre Dame 15, Villanova 17. A–15,939.

San Francisco 66, No. 24 Gonzaga 65 GONZAGA (21-5): Sacre 4-7 3-4 11, Pangos 2-7 2-2 6, Bell 5-7 3-4 16, Landry Edi 2-6 0-0 4, Harris 8-14 2-2 21, Carter 0-0 0-0 0, Stockton 1-3 0-0 3, Hart 1-1 0-0 2, Dower 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-47 10-12 65. SAN FRANCISCO (18-11): Blackwell 6-11 2-2 14, Caloiaro 3-7 2-3 10, Williams 5-8 1-1 13, Green 7-10 2-3 16, Doolin 3-11 2-3 8, Johnson 0-2 0-0 0, Hoffmann 0-0 0-0 0, Dickerson 2-4 1-5 5. Totals 26-53 10-17 66.

ODU edges Missouri State Associated Press

Kent Bazemore scored 28 points as Old Dominion downed Missouri State 73-67 on Saturday at Springfield, Mo. Old Dominion (18-11) found its groove in the final minutes before halftime, erasing a five-point deficit and capturing a 27-25 lead on a jumper by Bazemore with 1:29 left in the first half to lead 30-27 at the break. The Big Blue surrendered their advantage twice in the first four minutes of the second half before leading permanently for the remainder by as many as nine. Kyle Weems led with 15 points and Anthony Downing added 13 for Missouri State (16-13), which dominated scoring in the paint, outscoring Old Dominion 34-12. Trian Iliadis added 14 points for the Big Blue. The matchup was part of the BracketBusters event.

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OLD DOMINION (18-11): Wright 1-5 1-4 4, Cooper 2-5 0-0 4, Batten 3-5 0-0 8, Hill 1-3 3-4 6, Bazemore 9-15 6-6 28, Pimentel 0-0 0-0 0, Key 0-1 0-0 0, Iliadis 5-8 0-1 14, De Lancey 0-2 0-0 0, Ross 4-5 1-1 9. Totals 25-49 11-16 73. MISSOURI ST. (16-13): Pickens 4-6 3-5 11, Weems 6-18 0-1 15, Kirk 2-3 0-0 4, Downing 6-11 0-0 13, Bizoukas 0-0 0-0 0, Gulley 4-4 4-4 13, Patterson 3-7 2-2 9, Scheer 0-4 2-2 2, Rhine 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 25-55 11-14 67. Halftime–Old Dominion 30-27. 3-Point Goals–Old Dominion 12-22 (Bazemore 4-5, Iliadis 4-7, Batten 2-3, Wright 1-2, Hill 1-3, De Lancey 0-1, Key 0-1), Missouri St. 6-20 (Weems 3-8, Patterson 1-1, Gulley 1-1, Downing 1-5, Pickens 0-1, Scheer 0-4). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Old Dominion 29 (Cooper 10), Missouri St. 30 (Gulley, Weems 6). Assists–Old Dominion 16 (Bazemore, Hill 4), Missouri St. 17 (Bizoukas 5). Total Fouls–Old Dominion 14, Missouri St. 17. A–6,344.

Ball St. 71, S. Illinois 62

Illinois St. 79, Oakland 75

S. ILLINOIS (8-20): Seck 8-15 10-11 26, Daniels 5-6 1-5 11, Setty 1-3 0-0 2, Brown-Surles 4-12 0-0 12, Bocot 1-5 0-1 3, Bryer 0-0 0-0 0, Goff 0-0 0-0 0, Lindsay 1-4 0-0 3, Early 2-8 1-4 5, Taylor 0-1 0-0 0, Whitt 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-54 12-21 62. BALL ST. (13-12): Bond 1-3 1-3 3, Koch 0-1 0-2 0, Jones 4-11 1-2 10, Davis 5-9 6-7 19, Robinson 3-4 7-10 14, Scaife 2-5 0-0 6, Adeoye 2-3 2-4 6, Berry 4-10 2-5 13, Fields 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-46 19-33 71. Halftime–Ball St. 37-22. 3-Point Goals–S. Illinois 6-20 (Brown-Surles 4-11, Lindsay 1-2, Bocot 1-4, Taylor 0-1, Setty 0-1, Seck 0-1), Ball St. 10-20 (Davis 3-6, Berry 3-6, Scaife 2-4, Robinson 1-1, Jones 1-2, Koch 0-1). Fouled Out–Early. Rebounds–S. Illinois 38 (Seck 11), Ball St. 32 (Adeoye, Jones 8). Assists–S. Illinois 18 (BrownSurles, Setty 4), Ball St. 11 (Robinson 4). Total Fouls–S. Illinois 27, Ball St. 17. Technicals–Lindsay, Berry. A–3,272.

OAKLAND (15-14): Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Valentine 3-4 3-3 10, Sikora 0-0 0-0 0, Hamilton 10-23 8-10 34, Bass 4-8 0-0 9, Bader 5-14 5-6 18, Lucas-Perry 0-2 0-0 0, Poches 0-1 0-0 0, Petros 1-4 0-0 2, Asbury 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 24-57 16-19 75. ILLINOIS ST. (17-11): Carmichael 7-12 11-13 25, Brown 3-7 2-2 9, Cousin 2-5 0-0 5, Moore 1-4 3-4 5, Wilkins 2-6 6-8 12, Allen 2-5 0-0 4, Blue 0-1 0-0 0, Clark 0-2 0-0 0, Ekey 8-13 0-0 19, Upshaw 0-0 0-0 0, Threloff 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-55 22-27 79. Halftime–Oakland 43-34. 3-Point Goals–Oakland 11-30 (Hamilton 6-14, Bader 3-11, Valentine 1-1, Bass 1-2, Lucas-Perry 0-2), Illinois St. 7-21 (Ekey 3-6, Wilkins 2-4, Cousin 1-3, Brown 1-3, Blue 0-1, Clark 0-1, Allen 0-1, Moore 0-2). Fouled Out–Petros. Rebounds–Oakland 30 (Hamilton 6), Illinois St. 41 (Carmichael 19). Assists–Oakland 10 (Hamilton 8), Illinois St. 12 (Cousin 4). Total Fouls–Oakland 23, Illinois St. 19. Technicals–Bader, Wilkins. A–4,601.

Butler 75, Indiana St. 54

Evansville 68, W. Illinois 45

INDIANA ST. (16-12): Mahurin 6-10 6-11 22, Walker 3-7 1-3 7, Odum 0-3 0-0 0, Lathan 3-12 4-6 10, Printy 2-6 2-2 8, Kitchell 2-2 1-2 5, Lu. Eitel 1-4 0-0 2, Gant 0-2 0-0 0, McWhorter 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 17-51 14-24 54. BUTLER (17-12): Fromm 4-6 2-2 11, Jones 5-8 1-5 11, Smith 4-11 3-4 12, Nored 1-2 2-2 5, Hopkins 4-10 1-2 11, Smeathers 1-2 0-0 2, Barlow 0-0 0-0 0, Aldridge 0-3 2-2 2, El. Kampen 0-0 0-0 0, Marshall 4-7 2-2 10, Em. Kampen 0-0 0-0 0, Woods 1-4 0-0 2, Butcher 0-1 0-0 0, Stigall 3-6 0-0 9. Totals 27-60 13-19 75. Halftime–Butler 37-27. 3-Point Goals–Indiana St. 6-14 (Mahurin 4-6, Printy 2-5, Lu. Eitel 0-1, McWhorter 0-1, Odum 0-1), Butler 8-20 (Stigall 3-5, Hopkins 2-5, Nored 1-1, Fromm 1-2, Smith 1-3, Smeathers 0-1, Woods 0-1, Aldridge 0-2). Fouled Out–Woods. Rebounds–Indiana St. 28 (Walker 7), Butler 43 (Jones 12). Assists–Indiana St. 12 (Odum 5), Butler 17 (Nored 10). Total Fouls–Indiana St. 17, Butler 20. A–10,000.

W. ILLINOIS (14-12): Emegano 1-7 1-2 3, Houpt 2-3 2-2 7, Parks 4-8 0-1 8, Tyler 2-7 1-2 6, Clark III 3-5 3-3 11, Packer 1-2 0-1 2, Roberts-Burnett 2-3 1-2 5, McAvoy 1-2 1-2 3, McDonald 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 16-39 9-15 45. EVANSVILLE (14-13): Sawvell 1-3 0-0 2, Holmes 5-10 4-4 15, Taylor 0-0 2-2 2, Ryan 6-16 5-6 20, Harris 4-7 0-0 8, Nelson 0-0 0-0 0, Peeler 1-3 0-0 2, Jones 2-2 4-6 8, Moore 0-0 0-2 0, Chinn 1-1 0-0 2, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Cox 3-10 0-0 9, Cesnulevicius 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-52 15-20 68. Halftime–Evansville 26-14. 3-Point Goals–W. Illinois 4-8 (Clark III 2-4, Tyler 1-1, Houpt 1-2, Packer 0-1), Evansville 7-13 (Cox 3-5, Ryan 3-7, Holmes 1-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–W. Illinois 30 (Parks 12), Evansville 30 (Ryan 6). Assists–W. Illinois 8 (Packer, Parks 2), Evansville 15 (Ryan 8). Total Fouls–W. Illinois 18, Evansville 19. A–5,147.

New Mexico St. 71, Drake 55 DRAKE (15-13): Clarke 3-6 1-3 7, Hawley 5-14 0-0 14, Jeffers 1-4 0-0 3, Madison 2-8 4-6 8, Rice 6-15 5-7 18, Alexander 1-4 1-2 4, Welfringer 0-2 0-0 0, Woods 0-0 0-1 0, Smith 0-0 1-4 1. Totals 18-53 12-23 55. NEW MEXICO ST. (20-8): McKines 7-16 9-10 25, Watson 1-3 0-0 2, Rahman 3-3 3-7 9, Laroche 6-7 2-3 17, Mullings 4-9 2-2 10, Barry 0-3 0-0 0, Lewis 0-0 0-0 0, Sy 3-6 0-0 8, Nephawe 0-3 0-2 0. Totals 24-50 16-24 71. Halftime–New Mexico St. 40-26. 3-Point Goals–Drake 7-22 (Hawley 4-11, Alexander 1-1, Jeffers 1-2, Rice 1-4, Clarke 0-1, Madison 0-1, Welfringer 0-2), New Mexico St. 7-13 (Laroche 3-3, Sy 2-3, McKines 2-5, Barry 0-1, Watson 0-1). Fouled Out–Rice. Rebounds–Drake 31 (Clarke, Hawley 6), New Mexico St. 41 (McKines 12). Assists–Drake 8 (Clarke, Madison 2), New Mexico St. 13 (Watson 7). Total Fouls–Drake 18, New Mexico St. 21. A–5,119.

Loyola of Chicago 56, Bradley 44 LOYOLA OF CHICAGO (7-19): Hicks 4-13 0-0 8, Averkamp 9-20 1-3 19, Crisman 5-9 0-0 10, Dokubo 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 3-4 2-2 8, Brito 0-2 3-5 3, Kadima 3-4 1-1 8, Gac 0-0 0-0 0, Benkoske 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-52 7-11 56. BRADLEY (7-22): Prosser 0-4 0-0 0, Woods 1-4 0-0 2, Simms-Edwards 3-12 2-2 9, Eastman 1-5 4-4 6, Crawford 5-9 0-1 12, Shayok 1-4 0-0 2, Lemon 3-5 4-6 11, Thompson 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 15-45 10-13 44. Halftime–Loyola of Chicago 23-22. 3-Point Goals–Loyola of Chicago 1-11 (Kadima 1-2, Averkamp 0-2, Hicks 0-3, Crisman 0-4), Bradley 4-18 (Crawford 2-4, Lemon 1-3, Simms-Edwards 1-6, Shayok 0-1, Eastman 0-2, Woods 0-2). Fouled Out–Woods. Rebounds–Loyola of Chicago 36 (Averkamp 10), Bradley 27 (Eastman, Prosser 7). Assists–Loyola of Chicago 13 (Averkamp 5), Bradley 9 (Eastman 4). Total Fouls–Loyola of Chicago 13, Bradley 16. A–7,680.


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SCOREBOARD BASKETBALL Men’s Standings Missouri Valley

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Wichita State 14-2 Creighton 12-4 Missouri State 9-7 Illinois State 8-8 Drake 8-8 Evansville 8-8 Northern Iowa 7-9 Indiana State 7-9 Southern Illinois 5-11 Bradley 2-14 Saturday’s Games Wichita St. 91, Davidson 74 Ball St. 71, Southern Illinois 62 Butler 75, Indiana St. 54 New Mexico St. 71, Drake 55 Old Dominion 73, Missouri St. 67 Illinois St. 79, Oakland 75 Loyola-Chicago 56, Bradley 44 Evansville 68, Western Illinois 45 Creighton 81, Long Beach St. 79 Big 12 Conf.

24-4 22-6 16-13 17-11 15-13 14-13 17-12 16-12 8-20 7-22

Missouri Kansas Baylor Iowa State Texas Kansas State Oklahoma State Texas A&M Oklahoma Texas Tech

12-2 12-2 9-5 9-5 7-7 7-7 6-8 4-10 3-11 1-13

25-2 22-5 22-5 19-8 17-10 18-8 13-14 13-13 13-13 8-18

Saturday’s Games Iowa St. 80, Oklahoma 69 Kansas St. 57, Baylor 56 Missouri 71, Texas A&M 62 Oklahoma St. 90, Texas 78 Kansas 83, Texas Tech 50 KCAC Conf.

All 27-3 23-4 17-13 14-15 13-17 11-17 19-10 9-17 4-23 3-26

Texas A&M International Newman St. Mary’s UA Fort Smith Texas-Permian Basin Dallas Baptist St. Edward’s Oklahoma Panhandle St.

21-5 17-8 16-8 14-13 13-13 14-11 11-14 3-21

All

All

13-1 9-5 8-6 8-6 7-7 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 1-13 Conf.

24-2 14-12 14-12 18-8 14-12 16-10 12-14 18-8 12-14 2-24 All

9-3 8-4 8-5 7-5 7-6 6-7 6-7 3-9 2-10

21-5 21-5 22-5 19-7 19-8 18-9 18-9 9-17 11-15

Saturday’s Games Highland 89, Fort Scott 55 Kansas City 62, Neosho 61 Allen 83, Independence 69 Pratt 76, Garden City 66 Dodge City 79, Cloud 69 Coffeyville 63, Johnson 51 Cowley 66, Labette 58 Hutchinson 71, Barton 60 Butler 77, Colby 67

Women’s Standings Missouri Valley

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Missouri State 10-3 Wichita State 10-3 Illinois State 9-4 Northern Iowa 8-6 Creighton 8-6 Indiana State 6-7 Drake 7-7 Bradley 5-9 Southern Illinois 3-11 Evansville 2-12 Today’s Games Evansville at Wichita St., 2 p.m. Southern Illinois at Missouri St., 2 Illinois St. at Drake, 2 Indiana St. at Creighton, 2 Big 12 Conf.

17-6 16-8 14-10 15-10 14-11 12-13 13-12 14-12 7-18 5-20

Baylor 14-0 Texas A&M 10-4 Oklahoma 9-5 Kansas State 8-6 Iowa State 7-7 Kansas 6-8 Texas Tech 5-9 Oklahoma State 5-9 Texas 5-9 Missouri 1-13 Saturday’s Games Missouri 70, Kansas 65 Kansas St. 65, Texas 45 Iowa St. 77, Oklahoma 71 Baylor 56, Texas Tech 51 Texas A&M 63, Oklahoma St. 49 KCAC Women Conf.

27-0 19-6 17-9 17-9 16-9 17-9 17-9 13-10 15-11 11-14

Friends Southwestern Kansas Wesleyan Sterling Ottawa McPherson Bethel Saint Mary Tabor Bethany

22-8 21-7 17-12 15-12 12-15 14-14 11-14 13-17 7-21 4-25

16-2 15-3 12-6 10-8 10-8 9-9 7-11 5-13 5-13 1-17

FRIENDS: Mills 0-2 3-4 4, Whetstone 1-4 0-0 3, Fawcett 9-18 0-0 21, Munds 0-3 0-0 0, Dean 1-4 1-4 4, Crews 10-11 2-4 22, Selves 2-4 0-0 4, Marshall 6-10 4-9 16, Henderson 3-3 0-0 9, Ellis 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-59 10-21 82. STERLING: Curtis 3-10 6-6 15, Hilst 7-10 2-2 16, Spleiss 1-6 0-0 3, Eilert 8-12 7-7 23, Chambers 1-1 0-0 2, Patrick 5-13 0-0 12, Dauer 4-6 2-5 10. Totals 29-58 17-20 81. Halftime — Friends 43, Sterling 36. 3’s — Friends 8-19 (Mills 0-1, Whetstone 1-3, Fawcett 3-9, Munds 0-1, Dean 1-2, Henderson 3-3), Sterling 6-22 (Curtis 3-8, Spleiss 1-5, Patrick 2-9). Rebounds — Friends 29 (Fawcett 6, Crews 6, Marshall 6), Sterling 33 (Eilert 9). Assists — Friends 15 (Fawcett 6), Sterling 17 (Curtis 4, Spleiss 4).

Washburn 81, Pittsburg State 63

PITTSBURG: Bailey 6, McGee 11, Ingram 3, Ray 2, Pugh 6, Nolen 17, Ponds 7, Guguai 2, Herrera 0, Green 4, Pierrevilus 5. Totals 18-48 19-24 63. WASHBURN: Chipman 13, Riggins 6, Reid 7, McNeill 14, Mitchell 16, Henry 7, Wiggins 6, Ulsaker 7, Allen 0, Smith 0, North 5. Totals 30-59 17-20 81. Halftime — Washburn 30, Pittsburg State 24. 3’s — Pittsburg State 8 (Ingram, Pugh 2, Nolen 3, Ponds, Pierrevilus), Washburn 4 (Reid, Mitchell 2, Henry). Rebounds — Pittsburg State 26 (Bailey 5), Washburn 36 (Chipman 6, Reid 6). Assists — Pittsburg State 10 (Bailey 3), Washburn 12 (Mitchell 3). A — 3,473.

Emporia State 62, Lincoln 56

Northwest Missouri St. 14-4 20-4 Missouri Southern St. 14-5 22-5 Washburn 13-5 19-7 Central Missouri 13-5 17-7 Fort Hays St. 10-8 16-8 Southwest Baptist 10-8 17-10 Pittsburg St. 10-9 14-12 Emporia St. 5-13 9-15 Truman St. 4-14 7-19 Lincoln (Mo.) 4-14 4-20 Missouri Western St. 3-15 8-16 Saturday’s Games Missouri Western St. 74, Truman St. 70 Emporia St. 62, Lincoln 56 Missouri Southern St. 80, Fort Hays St. 73, 2OT Washburn 81, Pittsburg St. 63 Central Missouri 76, NW Missouri St. 63 Jayhawk East Conf. All

Seward Hutchinson Barton Cloud Colby Garden City Dodge City Butler Pratt

HESSTON: Glover 0, Wheeler 6, Miller 4, Vermillion 3, Schroeder 5, Ungang 0, Stuaffer 4, Pfannenstiel 27, White 2, Stutxman 0, Davis 17, Mayer 4. Totals 28-74 12-21 72. BROWN MACKIE: Miller 13, Mendoza-Tor 0, Mollere 13, Kinlaw 7, Watson 5, Aldrich 17, LaGard 0, Davis 15, Simmons 15, Davis 18. Totals 35-84 15-29 93. Halftime — Hesston 38, Brown Mackie 38. 3’s — Hesston 4 (Vermillion, Schroeder, Pfannenstiel, Davis 2), Brown Mackie 8 (Miller 3, Watson, Aldrich 2, Davis 2). Rebounds — Hesston 33 (Wheeler 6), Brown Mackie 50 (Mollere 16). Assists — Hesston 20 (Miller 5, Davis 5), Brown Mackie 21 (Kinlaw 8).

Men’s Basketball

Saturday’s Games Newman 57, Texas Permian Basin 43 St. Edward’s 81, Okla. Panhandle 56 Texas A&M Intnl. 87, Dallas Baptist 82 Ark.-Fort Smith 67, St. Mary’s 64 MIAA Conf.

Coffeyville Independence Neosho Cowley Highland Labette Johnson Kansas City Allen Fort Scott Jayhawk West

Brown Mackie 93, Hesston 72

Friends 82, Sterling 81

All

McPherson 16-2 Saint Mary 15-3 Sterling 12-6 Tabor 10-8 Friends 8-10 Ottawa 8-10 Southwestern 9-9 Bethany 7-11 Bethel 4-14 Kansas Wesleyan 1-17 Saturday’s Games McPherson 73, Bethany 62 Saint Mary 78, Tabor 66 Ottawa 92, Kansas Wesleyan 78 Bethel 64, Southwestern 62 Sterling 65, Friends 64 KCAC quarterfinals Thursday’s Games Bethany at McPherson, 7 p.m. Friends at Saint Mary, 7 Ottawa at Sterling, 7 Southwestern at Tabor, 7 Heartland Conf. 11-2 9-4 9-4 7-6 6-6 5-6 3-10 0-12

LINCOLN: Emerson 2, Dillard 2, Sims 13, Walker 6, Essuon 17, Booker 11, Jefferson 4, Snow 2. Totals 22-63 13-19 57. Halftime — Emporia State 30, Lincoln 27. 3’s — Emporia State 7 (Hanf 3, Balcom, Robben, Egli 2), Lincoln 0. Rebounds — Emporia State 40 (Balcom 8), Lincoln 46 (Essuon 10). Assists — Emporia State 11 (Cummings 3, Robben 3), Lincoln 9 (Walker 4). A — 420.

All

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Saturday’s Games McPherson 59, Bethany 55 Tabor 66, Saint Mary 62, 2OT Kansas Wesleyan 68, Ottawa 57 Southwestern 58, Bethel 48 Friends 82, Sterling 81 KCAC quarterfinals Wednesday’s Games Saint Mary at Friends, 7 p.m. Bethel at Southwestern, 7 McPherson at Kansas Wesleyan, 7 Ottawa at Sterling, 7 Heartland Conf.

EMPORIA STATE: Dykman 13, Sights 4, Pierce 12, DiMaria 9, Bucholtz 7, Lawal 17, Simmons 0, Ikhide 0. Totals 21-48 14-23 62. LINCOLN: Williams 8, Ridle 19, Morris 0, Payton 5, Edmond 5, Heckemeyer 6, Fleming 10, Motley 3, Stanciel 0. Totals 21-57 4-6 56. Halftime — Emporia State 35, Lincoln 23. 3’s — Emporia State 6 (Dykman 2, DiMaria 3, Lawal), Lincoln 10 (Williams, Ridle 3, Payton, Heckemeyer 2, Fleming 2, Motley). Rebounds — Emporia State 35 (Dykman 7), Lincoln 32 (Ridle 10). Assists — Emporia State 7 (Dykman, Sights, Pierce, DiMaria, Bucholtz, Lawal, Simmons), Lincoln 11 (Payton 4). A — 445.

Missouri Southern 80, Fort Hays 73

FORT HAYS STATE: McDade 5, McKenzie 17, Morse 19, Dayee 12, Simmons 12, Russell 8. Totals 29-71 4-8 73. MISSOURI SOUTHERN: Adams 22, Hester 6, Talbert 6, thomann 28, Salecich 4, Everson 6, Addison 8. Totals 26-67 21-26 80. Halftime — Missouri Southern 30, Fort Hays State 29. 3’s — Fort Hays State 11-32 (McDade, McKenzie, Morse 3, Dayee 4, Russell 2), Missouri Southern 7-15 (Adams 3, Hester, Salecich, Everson 2). Rebounds — Fort Hays State 37 (Simmons 13), Missouri Southern 54 (Adams and Talbert 11). Assists — Fort Hays State 19 (Morse 5), Missouri Southern 17 (Adams 7).

NBA Eastern Conference Atlantic Philadelphia Boston New York New Jersey Toronto Southeast Miami Orlando Atlanta Washington Charlotte Central Chicago Indiana Milwaukee Cleveland Detroit

W 20 15 15 9 9 W 24 20 19 7 4 W 25 18 12 11 10

L 11 14 16 23 23 L 7 11 11 24 26 L 8 12 18 17 22

Pct .645 .517 .484 .281 .281 Pct .774 .645 .633 .226 .133 Pct .758 .600 .400 .393 .313

GB — 4 5 111⁄2 111⁄2 GB — 4 41⁄2 17 191⁄2 GB — 51⁄2 1 11 ⁄2 111⁄2 141⁄2

Western Conference Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 22 9 .710 — Dallas 20 11 .645 2 Memphis 18 14 .563 41⁄2 Houston 17 14 .548 5 New Orleans 7 23 .233 141⁄2 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 23 7 .767 — Denver 17 14 .548 61⁄2 Utah 15 14 .517 71⁄2 Portland 16 15 .516 71⁄2 Minnesota 15 16 .484 81⁄2 Pacific W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 19 10 .655 — L.A. Lakers 18 12 .600 11⁄2 Golden State 11 17 .393 71⁄2 Phoenix 12 19 .387 8 Sacramento 10 20 .333 91⁄2 Saturday’s Games San Antonio 103, L.A. Clippers 100, OT New Jersey 97, Chicago 85 Memphis 104, Golden State 103 Atlanta at Portland Today’s Games Dallas at New York, noon Orlando at Miami, 2:30 p.m. Sacramento at Cleveland, 5 p.m. Boston at Detroit, 5 p.m. Charlotte at Indiana, 5 p.m. Utah at Houston, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Milwaukee at New Jersey, 6 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.

Saturday’s Boxes Spurs 103, Clippers 100, OT SAN ANTONIO (103)—Jefferson 2-6 0-0 5, Duncan 5-14 1-4 11, Blair 5-7 0-0 10, Parker 11-22 8-11 30, Green 4-7 0-0 11, Splitter 0-1 0-2 0, Ginobili 1-3 0-0 2, Leonard 2-6 0-0 4, Bonner 5-12 0-0 13, Neal 5-14 2-4 17, Joseph 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-92 11-21 103. L.A. CLIPPERS (100)—Butler 4-11 4-4 13, Griffin 9-18 4-6 22, Jordan 4-7 0-0 8, Paul 6-19 8-8 21, Foye 8-17 1-1 21, Williams 3-9 0-0 8, Martin 1-4 1-2 3, Gomes 1-2 2-2 4, Evans 0-1 0-0 0, Bledsoe 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 36-89 20-23 100. San Antonio 15 30 25 25 8 — 103 L.A. 26 17 24 28 5 — 100 Clippers 3-Point Goals—San Antonio 12-28 (Neal 5-8, Green 3-4, Bonner 3-6, Jefferson 1-3, Ginobili 0-2, Parker 0-2, Leonard 0-3), L.A. Clippers 8-26 (Foye 4-10, Williams 2-5, Paul 1-3, Butler 1-6, Martin 0-1, Bledsoe 0-1). Fouled Out—Griffin. Rebounds—San Antonio 53 (Duncan 17), L.A. Clippers 65 (Griffin 20). Assists—San Antonio 23 (Parker 10), L.A. Clippers 22 (Paul 6). Total Fouls—San Antonio 22, L.A. Clippers 18. A—19,217 (19,060).

Nets 97, Bulls 85

All

Newman 9-2 20-5 UA Fort Smith 9-3 17-7 Texas-Permian Basin 8-3 18-7 St. Mary’s 7-4 12-15 Texas A&M International 3-8 11-14 Oklahoma Panhandle St. 2-9 5-20 St. Edward’s 1-10 4-21 Saturday’s Games Newman 69, Texas Permian Basin 67 Okla. Panhandle St. 98, St. Edward’s 94 Ark.-Fort Smith 63, St. Mary’s 57

Women’s Basketball Emporia State 62, Lincoln 57

EMPORIA STATE: Hanf 11, Cummings 4, Balcom 13, Robben 10, Quick 13, Egli 8, Parker 0, Flott 2, Wood 1. Totals 20-56 15-23 62.

NEW JERSEY (97)—Stevenson 2-5 0-0 6, Humphries 10-15 4-6 24, She.Williams 2-7 4-4 8, D.Williams 9-26 6-7 29, Brooks 7-19 3-4 19, Petro 1-4 0-0 2, Morrow 1-4 0-0 2, Farmar 1-3 1-1 4, Gaines 1-2 1-3 3, J.Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Emmett 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-85 19-25 97. CHICAGO (85)—Deng 5-14 3-5 14, Boozer 7-12 2-4 16, Noah 0-3 0-2 0, Watson 3-9 4-4 10, Brewer 2-5 1-2 5, Butler 1-2 1-2 3, Asik 0-5 0-0 0, M.James 6-13 3-3 16, Gibson 6-11 2-5 14, Korver 2-6 0-0 5, Lucas 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 33-84 16-27 85. New Jersey 34 25 14 24 — 97 Chicago 19 26 11 29 — 85 3-Point Goals—New Jersey 10-22 (D.Williams 5-9, Stevenson 2-5, Brooks 2-6, Farmar 1-1, Morrow 0-1), Chicago 3-13 (M.James 1-2, Deng 1-2, Korver 1-3, Brewer 0-1, Lucas 0-2, Watson 0-3). Fouled Out—M.James. Rebounds—New Jersey 56 (Humphries 18), Chicago 63 (Gibson, Boozer 9). Assists—New Jersey 19 (D.Williams 8), Chicago 17 (M.James 7). Total Fouls—New Jersey 17, Chicago 23. Technicals—D.Williams, New Jersey defensive three second, Chicago defensive three second. A—22,300 (20,917).

Grizzlies 104, Warriors 103 GOLDEN STATE (103)—D.Wright 0-7 0-0 0, Lee 5-13 4-6 14, Biedrins 1-1 0-0 2, Curry 13-21 4-4 36, Ellis 10-22 9-12 33, Udoh 1-2 3-4 5, Robinson 1-1 1-1 3, Rush 3-7 0-0 8, Thompson 1-5 0-0 2, McGuire 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 35-82 21-27 103. MEMPHIS (104)—Gay 8-16 3-7 19, Speights 7-15 2-3 16, Gasol 5-9 7-7 17, Conley 4-9 6-7 15, Allen 3-3 5-8 11, Cunningham 1-3 0-0 2, Mayo 7-12 1-2 18, Pargo 2-4 2-4 6, Pondexter 0-2 0-0 0, Haddadi 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-73 26-38 104. Golden State 19 37 22 25 — 103 Memphis 34 20 22 28 — 104 3-Point Goals—Golden State 12-26 (Curry 6-9, Ellis 4-8, Rush 2-2, McGuire 0-1, Thompson 0-2, D.Wright 0-4), Memphis 4-10 (Mayo 3-6, Conley 1-3, Pargo 0-1). Fouled Out—Biedrins. Rebounds—Golden State 39 (Lee 9), Memphis 62 (Gasol 13). Assists—Golden State 18 (Ellis, Curry 6), Memphis 16 (Conley 6). Total Fouls—Golden State 29, Memphis 20. Technicals—Gasol. A—17,151 (18,119).

HIGH SCHOOLS Basketball Boys Through Friday’s Games City League G TP C. Frankamp, North 19 668 P. Ellis, Heights 17 452 C. Nicholson, Northwest 18 369 J. Love, East 19 343 D. Wesley, South 17 245 D. Garland, Southeast 16 230 D. Thomas, West 17 233 K. Miller, Northwest 18 236 R. Smith, Southeast 15 196 T. Moore, Heights 17 215 AV-CTL I G TP K. Steadman, Derby 19 365 J. Kingsley, Newton 15 257 K. McQuaige, S. Central 18 302 C. Ryan, S. South 17 225 M. Vaughn, S. Central 18 231 J. Sturgeon, Maize 17 200 J. Ray, Derby 19 207 T. Schieber, Derby 11 114 A. Vaden, Campus 18 185 AV-CTL II G TP Z. Bush, Eisenhower 18 403 J. Kaufman, A. Central 16 252 J. Hart, McPherson 16 232 C. Cape, McPherson 18 256 D. Boxman, Arkansas City 18 235 Z. Brown, Valley Center 16 199 T. Lock, A. Central 16 191 T. Evans, Eisenhower 15 178 A. Shoemaker, Goddard 17 201 D. Driver, Andover 10 116 AV-CTL III G TP B. Givens, Buhler 18 311 J. Lohrentz, Buhler 18 286 T. Redington, Mulvane 17 270 L. Willson, Rose Hill 17 227 T. House, El Dorado 18 240 S. Brandenburg, Augusta 7 86 B. Patterson, Augusta 16 193 L. Fox, Winfield 15 175 A. Clausing, Augusta 18 209 AV-CTL IV G TP T. Clark, Collegiate 17 274 R. Kemmer, Collegiate 18 269 J. Becker, Clearwater 17 254 L. Gurley, Wellington 17 245 B. Barney, Maize South 16 209 A. Ronnebaum, Circle 18 193 C. Frickey, Clearwater 17 165 A. Bergkamp, Andale 16 152 N. Sizemore, Clearwater 17 160 D. Kihle, Andale 18 165 Central Plains League G TP R. Miller, Trinity Academy 17 272 B. Hellman, Med. Lodge 19 293 R. Sobanek, Douglass 19 285 S. McCartney, Chaparral 19 279 C. Banister, Douglass 19 264 C. Holthaus, Douglass 19 260 G. Schomacker, Cheney 15 196 G. Scheer, Cheney 18 232 B. Dean, Independent 19 235 S. Scott, Belle Plaine 19 219 G TP Central Kansas League M. Swank, Pratt 18 391 Q. Crandall, Nickerson 16 304 N. Deterding, Sm. Valley 18 298 M. Erdman, Kingman 18 284 A. Pjesky, Halstead 19 270 A. Maxwell, Sterling 19 254 Q. Dippel, Sm. Valley 18 229 L. Johnson, Haven 19 220 S. Thiessen, Hillsboro 17 196 P. Maydew, Pratt 19 214

Avg 35.2 26.6 20.5 18.1 14.4 14.4 13.7 13.1 13.1 12.7 Avg 19.2 17.1 16.8 13.2 12.8 11.8 10.9 10.4 10.3 Avg 22.4 15.8 14.5 14.2 13.1 12.4 11.9 11.9 11.8 11.6 Avg 17.3 15.9 15.9 13.4 13.3 12.3 12.1 11.7 11.6 Avg 16.1 14.9 14.9 14.4 13.1 10.7 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.2 Avg 16.0 15.4 15.0 14.7 13.9 13.7 13.1 12.9 12.4 11.5 Avg 21.7 19.0 16.6 15.8 14.2 13.4 12.7 11.6 11.5 11.3

Heart of America G 19 18 16 16 18 19 18 17 18 19

Pts 533 308 268 264 268 264 221 198 190 187

Avg 28.1 17.1 16.8 16.5 14.9 13.9 12.3 11.6 10.6 9.8

Heart of the Plains Team Luke Yearout, So. Barber Stetson Broce, Pr. Prairie Kyle Patrick, H. Cent. Chr. Garrett Beat, Cunn. Harold Magruder, Nor. Vince Ramirez, Attica Taylor King, Burrton John Dealy, Fairfield Austin Newberry, Attica Eric Jurado-Sulc, Burrton

G 17 18 13 14 13 14 14 17 15 14

Pts 348 282 196 191 177 189 175 210 161 166

Avg 20.5 15.7 15.1 13.6 13.6 13.5 12.5 12.4 12.1 11.9

South Central Border Team Michael Propst, Udall Gage Burkes, Oxford Br. Champlin, CV-Dexter Trae Smith, Sedan Au. Filtingburger, Sedan Shea Selhost, Flinthills Seth Miller, West Elk Au. Showman, So. Haven Bo Savage, Cent.-Burden Luke Adcock, Sedan

G 20 18 18 18 18 19 17 19 20 18

Pts 492 311 306 306 301 301 249 265 254 218

Avg 24.6 17.3 17.0 17.0 16.7 15.8 14.6 13.9 12.7 12.1

Pts 310 274 271 234 221 238 202 201 182 196

Avg 22.1 15.2 14.3 13.0 12.3 11.9 10.6 10.6 10.1 9.8

Wheat State Team Josh Burdine, Solomon Dwight Davidson, Hope Sam Morgan, White City Braden Unruh, Goessel Matt Hiebert, Peabody Justin Deines, Centre Austin Savage, Peabody Trent Blythe, White City Jaren Nittler, White City Ty Simons, Centre

G 14 18 19 18 18 20 19 19 18 20

Girls

City League R. Johnson, East K. Palmer, Heights J. Miller, Carroll N. Rosales, North M. Northcutt, North J. Reichenberger, Carroll T. Chandler, Heights S. Kuhn, Kapaun K. Rogers, South J. Lynch, Heights AV-CTL I P. Lungwitz, Maize M. Holloway, Salina South Sy. Morford, Hutchinson E. Wood, S. Central K. Swenson, Maize A. Lehman, Newton S. Martin, S. Central M. Pendry, Newton A. Bowens, Derby AV-CTL II K. Loecker, McPherson A. Foss, Goddard A. Bruner, McPherson A. Meisch, Andover C. Gee, A. Central M. Wedekind, Val. Center S. Snodgrass, A. Central M. Brantley, Arkansas City J. Agnew, Andover AV-CTL III A. Valadez, El Dorado K. Justice, Rose Hill J. Williams, Buhler T. Torgerson, Buhler M. Bish, Mulvane D. Donaldson, Mulvane E. Gerlach, Mulvane T. Williams, Augusta H. Helferich, El Dorado

TP 244 239 234 219 209 191 159 177 167 165 TP 201 268 252 216 178 140 199 187 196 TP

Avg 13.6 13.3 13.0 12.2 11.6 10.6 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.7 Avg 18.3 14.9 12.6 12.0 11.9 10.8 10.5 10.4 10.3 Avg

17 17 11 19 18 16 14 16 17

305 269 172 278 243 212 182 195 190

17.9 15.8 15.6 14.6 13.5 13.3 13.0 12.2 11.2

18 13 19 19 18

260 167 229 202 189

Heart of the Plains

J. Patrick, Cent. Christian Brandy Burns, Fairfield Tiffani Hines, Pr.. Prairie Kelsey Ricke, Cunn. M. VanGieson, Norwich Mirah Friesen, Burrton

18 18 7 19 15 18

406 296 92 207 163 191

South Central Border

Kaiman Smith, Sedan Kaylie Berkley, CV-Dexter Haylea Hessman, Argonia Jaci Peetoom, Argonia Rachel Simon, Argonia Ashton Barlow, So. Haven Kathy Rhood, CV-Dexter Kambree York, Caldwell Tyann Isaacs, Caldwell Launa White, S.Haven

11 19 20 20 20 16 19 19 19 13

Wheat State

Amy Tippins, Elyria Shelby Makovec, Centre Shelbie Sizemore, Hope Cacey Simons, Centre Abi Dillon, Hope Raelyn Lorson, Hope

19 20 17 20 17 17

State Leaders

Jenna Farris, Loincoln J. Patrick, Cent. Christian H. Chavatal, Rawlins Co. Haley Pfau, Oskaloosa Karlie Steinle, Wilson Kaylee Page, Wamego Danica Casey, Natoma Ashley Romig, Waverly Payton Scheer, Cheney K. Horstick, Cent. Hts. Aubrey Hoover, Pratt

G 19 18 19 17 17 20 18 19 18 16 14 18 19

Pts 668 575 533 464 452 492 421 438 405 359 310 385 404

Avg 35.2 31.9 28.1 27.3 26.6 24.6 23.4 23.1 22.5 22.4 22.1 21.4 21.3

G 19 17 17 19 19 18 17 16 18 17 G 18 15 15 17 18 17 17 18 18 G 17 17 14 18 19 18 19 18 18 G 17 17 18 18 17 18 18 13 17

TP 339 245 232 248 243 227 205 187 195 175 TP 261 217 216 229 237 188 186 191 178 TP 290 251 187 235 247 192 199 188 177 TP 279 262 229 216 204 186 183 124 159

Avg 17.8 14.4 13.7 13.1 12.8 12.6 12.1 11.7 10.8 10.3 Avg 14.5 14.5 14.4 13.5 13.2 11.1 10.9 10.6 9.9 Avg 17.1 14.8 13.4 13.1 13.0 10.7 10.5 10.4 9.8 Avg 16.4 15.4 12.7 12.0 12.0 10.3 10.2 9.5 9.4

KU pitching: Pille 7-0.

Kansas 6, Middle Tennessee St. 3 Middle Tennessee300 000 0 — 3 7 1 St. Kansas 100 500 x — 6 9 0 W—Druhan (2-0). L—Jutson (0-2). KU batting: Newman 2-4, M. Hull 2-4, Kocon 1-2, Montgomery 2-3, R. Hull 1-3, Ingle 0-2, Bryant 0-1, Naudin 0-3, Salamone 1-3. KU pitching: Martinez 0-3, Druhan 7-0.

HOCKEY CHL Turner Conference GP W L OL Pts GF GA

18 18 18 17 13 17 17 18 11 18 19

14.4 12.8 12.1 10.6 10.5 22.6 16.4 13.1 10.9 10.9 10.6

186 293 295 264 245 188 216 198 188 125

16.9 15.4 14.8 13.2 12.3 11.8 11.4 10.4 9.9 9.6

235 243 195 224 174 168

12.4 12.2 11.5 11.2 10.2 9.9

421 406 405 361 272 345 323 336 201 330 343

23.4 22.6 22.5 21.2 20.9 20.3 19.0 18.7 18.3 18.3 18.1

Wrestling City League Leaders (Minimum 7 decisions, 2 losses) (KMC-West, East-Carroll duals were not reported) W-L-Pins Devin Webber, South 11-0-8 Uylesses DeShazer, Heights 11-0-7 Michael Lindlar, Northwest 11-0-5 DeAndre Tipton, South 11-0-5 Matt Reid, Heights 10-0-8 Luke Bean, Kapaun 10-0-7 Lukas Maki, Kapaun 9-0-4 Patrick Burrus, Kapaun 9-0-3 Wayne Adams, South 7-0-5 Devon Tiger, South 10-1-4 Saul Ortiz, Northwest 10-1-4 Conner Neal, Heights 10-1-3 Lavell Hutton, East 9-1-6 Caleb Franklin, North 9-1-6 Parker Howell, Kapaun 8-1-4 Sean DeShazer, Heights 8-1-4 Tyler Keller, Northwest 7-1-7 Tarez Grifin, Northwest 7-1-7 Dylan Young, South 6-1-4 Marc Guererro, Northwest 10-2-6 Luke Webber, Carroll 9-2-7 Kalin Collins, South 9-2-5 Barry Newton, Heights 9-2-3 Eric Perez, Northwest 8-2-4 Armond McCray, Heights 8-2-4 Tommy Marquez, Carroll 8-2-3 Devin Moore, Carroll 8-2-2 Matt Ziegler, Carroll 7-2-3 Juwan Peart, Heights 7-2-3 Forrest Jenkins, Carroll 6-2-3 Sean Stephens, Heights 6-2-1

Swimming City League Leaders (CL duals and CL meet; 1 time per school for relays) 200 medley relay — 1. East 1:43.07. 2. Carroll 1:43.52. 3. Heights 1:47.63. 160 medley relay — 1. Carroll 1:21.34. 2. East 1:24.0. 3. Kapaun 1:24.18. 200 free — 1. Spitz, East, 1:44.76. 2. K. Cullinan, Heights, 1:48.03. 3. King, East, 1:50.94. 50 free — 1. Spitz, East, 22.52. 2. Pirner, East, 22.57. 3. Lies, Kapaun, 22.87. 60 free — 1. Lies, Kapaun, 28.01. 2. Bachman, Carroll, 28.37. 3. Baldessari, Kapaun, 28.49. 100 fly — 1. Spitz, East, 53.62. 2. K. Cullinan, Heights, 53.54. 3. A. Khoury, Carroll, 54.44. 100 free — 1. Spitz, East, 49.05. 2. Pirner, East, 49.43. 3. Cullinan, Heights, 50.00. 500 free — 1. K. Cullinan, Heights, 4:59.47. 2. Pirner, East, 4:59.58. 3. King, East, 5:03.67. 200 free relay — 1. East 1:31.72. 2. North 1:35.59. 3. Kapaun 1:35.87. 160 free relay — 1. East 1:14.85. 2. Kapaun 1:15.09. 3. Carroll 1:16.21. 100 back — 1. Shinsato, East, 53.92. 2. Priner, East, 56.09. 3. Bachman, Carroll, 56.64. 100 breast — 1. Pirner, East, 1:02.74. 2. A. Khoury, Carroll, 1:03.28. 3. Kingrey, East, 1:04.88. 400 free relay — 1. East 3:20.74. 2. Carroll 3:26.92. 3. Heights 3:27.46. 320 free relay — 1. East 2:43.50. 2. Carroll 2:45.47. 3. Kapaun 2:46.73. 200 IM — 1. Pirner, East, 1:57.51. 2. Shinsato, East, 2:04.62. 3. K. Cullinan, Heights, 2:04.68. 160 IM — 1. Vandeventer, East, 1:42.30. 2. Simpson,South, 1:43.34. 3. Vu, East, 1:43.87.

BASEBALL College Kansas 3, Bowling Green 1

State Leaders Team Conner Frankamp, North Semi Ojeleye, Ottawa Trey Unrau, Moundridge Jake Stopple, Wilson Perry Ellis, Heights Michael Propst, Udall Ryan Falk, Onaga Jay Luerman, Ashland Zach Bush, Eisenhower Braden Roark, Harmon Josh Burdine, Solomon Au. Eckert, Atchison, Co. Micah Swank, Pratt

G 18 18 18 18 18 18 16 18 17 17 G 11 18 20 18 15 13 19 18 19 G

Heart of America

Emily Work, Ell-Saline Whitney Gordon, Marion M. Suderman, Mound. Goalden, Inman Mallory Zuercher, Berean

Scoring Leaders

Team Trey Unrau, Moundridge Caleb Tanner, Remington Jacob Harper, Marion Jordan Hett, Marion Ca. Cherryholmes, Rem. Lo. Thompson, Sedgwick Derek Stanley, Benn. Cameron Rust, Berean Zach Weis, Bennington Elliott Money, Sedgwick

AV-CTL IV B. Vogel, Clearwater D. Anderson, Wellington M. Suchan, Maize South J. Ast, Andale A. Whaley, Wellington K. Molisee, Clearwater E. Franklin, Collegiate B. VenJohn, Andale K. Dunn, Collegiate A. Frankenbery, Circle Central Plains League P. Scheer, Cheney A. Rogers, Med. Lodge A. Heimerman, G. Plain S. Smith, Chaparral A. Hamersky, Belle Plaine C. Marinee, Bluestem S. Wright, Douglass C. Myers, Belle Plaine Z. Green, Douglass Central Kansas League A. Hoover, Pratt K. Lindshield, Sm. Valley S. Short, Hesston K. Martine, Kingman H. Davis, Haven D. Dowell, Sterling T. Loewen, Hillsboro A. Almquist, Nickerson A. Rogers, Haven

Bowling Green 000 100 000 — 1 6 1 Kansas 000 010 20x — 3 6 0 W—Benjamin (1-0). L—Singer (0-1). Save—Poppe (1). KU batting: McKay 1-2, Kuntz 2-3, Tharp 1-4, Elgie 0-3, Stanfield 0-1, Eldredge 0-4, DeLeon 0-3, Protacio 0-1, Smith 1-3, Marasco 0-2, Dreiling 1-3. KU pitching: Benjamin 7-1, Kahana 1-0, Poppe 1-0.

Kansas 2, Belmont 0 Kansas 000 001 001 — 2 9 0 Belmont 000 000 000 — 0 4 1 W—Taylor (1-0). L—Ludwig (0-1). Save—Jakubov (1). KU batting: McKay 0-4, Kuntz 1-4, Tharp 1-5, Marasco 0-4, Stanfield 1-4, Dreiling 0-3, Suiter 3-3, Manship 2-4, Protacio 1-4. KU pitching: Taylor 8 1⁄3 -0, Jakubov 2⁄3 -0.

K-State 7, Bakersfield 5 Kansas State 000 000 320 02 — 7 10 1 CS-Bakers- 000 010 031 00 — 5 9 2 field W—Conlon 1-0. L—Buchanan 0-1. HR—KSU, Hinle, Kindel; CSU-Bakersfield, Legg. KSU batting: Kivett 2-5, Brown 0-6, King 2-5, DeBoard 1-4, Maas 0-0, Hinkle 2-5, Giller 1-2, Santigate 1-2, Kindel 1-4, Klein 0-4, Witt 0-3. KSU pitching: Applegate 7 1⁄3 IP- 4 ER, Doller 2 ⁄3 -0, Fasola 1 1⁄3 -0, Conlon 1 2⁄3 -0.

Emporia State 4, Nebraska-Kearney 2 Nebraska000 200 000 — 2 7 2 Kearney Emporia State 100 012 00x — 4 11 1 W—Gove (1-0). L—Ridenour (0-1). Save—King (1).

SOFTBALL College Kansas 2, Stony Brook 0 Stony Brook 000 100 0 — 0 2 1 Kansas 100 100 x — 2 5 0 W—Pille (4-2). L—Cukrov (0-2). KU batting: Newman 2-3, M. Hull 0-3, Kocon 0-2, Montgomery 1-3, Hull 2-3, Bryant 0-3, Ingle 0-3, Naudin 0-2, Salamone 0-2.

Evansville Fort Wayne Missouri Rapid City Quad City Dayton Bloomington

48 48 47 47 49 50 48

31 30 27 26 27 16 18

13 16 16 17 21 24 25

4 2 4 4 1 10 5

66 162 133 62 164 133 58 154 147 56 161 127 55 168 151 42 132 177 41 133 174

Berry Conference GP W L OL Pts GF GA Wichita Allen Texas Tulsa Rio Grande Valley Arizona Laredo

48 48 50 48 50

33 28 25 23 20

13 12 17 20 23

2 8 8 5 7

68 173 131 64 162 128 58 129 123 51 159 163 47 139 165

48 16 25 7 39 134 175 47 18 28 1 37 122 165 Saturday’s Games Bloomington at Dayton Arizona at Quad City Allen at Fort Wayne Wichita at Missouri Rio Grande Valley at Texas Laredo at Rapid City Today’s Games Fort Wayne at Bloomington, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at Evansville, 5 p.m. Missouri at Wichita, 5:05 p.m.

NHL

cell), 2:10. Second Period—2, Tampa Bay, Stamkos 40, 1:50. 3, Washington, Laich 11 (Perreault, Semin), 9:31. Third Period—None. Shots on Goal—Washington 8-8-8—24. Tampa Bay 10-11-2—23. Goalies—Washington, Vokoun. Tampa Bay, Garon. A—19,204 (19,204). T—2:27.

Coyotes 2, Stars 1, OT Dallas Phoenix

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GP 56 58 58 57 58 GP 56 60 59 59 58 GP 57 58 60 58 59

W 37 32 33 33 25 W 35 30 29 24 24 W 27 29 28 26 22

L OT Pts 14 5 79 19 7 71 20 5 71 20 4 70 25 8 58 L OT Pts 19 2 72 22 8 68 24 6 64 25 10 58 27 7 55 L OT Pts 19 11 65 24 5 63 26 6 62 26 6 58 26 11 55

GF 158 193 182 161 139 GF 190 179 178 159 142 GF 144 159 148 163 153

GA 114 177 154 158 168 GA 130 183 180 161 173 GA 160 163 169 195 181

GP W L OT Pts 59 40 17 2 82 58 36 15 7 79 58 33 19 6 72 59 31 21 7 69 58 17 35 6 40 GP W L OT Pts 58 37 15 6 80 58 27 22 9 63 59 29 26 4 62 58 25 24 9 59 57 22 29 6 50 GP W L OT Pts 56 31 18 7 69 59 29 21 9 67 58 27 20 11 65 58 29 25 4 62 58 24 24 10 58 Saturday’s Games Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 4 Chicago 6, Columbus 1 St. Louis 4, Minnesota 0 N.Y. Islanders 4, Carolina 3 Tampa Bay 2, Washington 1 Vancouver 6, Toronto 2 Phoenix 2, Dallas 1, OT Calgary at Los Angeles Today’s Games Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 11:30 a.m. San Jose at Detroit, 11:30 a.m. St. Louis at Chicago, 11:30 a.m. Boston at Minnesota, 2:30 p.m. New Jersey at Montreal, 5 p.m. Anaheim at Florida, 5 p.m. Nashville at Dallas, 6 p.m. Columbus at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Colorado at Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Edmonton, 8 p.m.

GF 187 149 162 186 134 GF 189 141 150 129 151 GF 165 152 124 150 150

PGA Northern Trust Open At Riviera Country Club Los Angeles Purse: $6.6 million Yardage: 7,349; Par: 71 K. Bradley 71-69-66–206 P. Mickelson 66-70-70–206 B. Molder 74-67-66–207 J. Byrd 68-70-69–207 P. Perez 72-65-70–207 A. Baddeley 73-69-66–208 D. Johnson 71-70-67–208 B. Haas 72-68-68–208 R. Moore 72-69-68–209 J. Lyle 73-65-71–209 B. Van Pelt 74-68-68–210 J. Holmes 67-73-70–210 M. Leishman 70-69-71–210 J. Walker 72-66-72–210 J. Furyk 72-70-69–211 J. Rose 70-70-71–211 Z. Johnson 71-69-71–211 J. Killeen 71-69-71–211 B. Watson 70-69-72–211

Europe Avantha Masters At DLF Golf and Country Club Gurgaon, India Yardage: 7,156; Par: 72 J. Kruger, South Africa 70-69-66–205 M. Siem, Germany 69-69-68–206 J. Gonnet, France 68-69-69–206 P. Whiteford, Scotland 66-68-72–206 J. Manuel Lara, Spain 74-69-64–207 A. Pavan, Italy 69-71-67–207 P. McGinley, Ireland 70-69-68–207 M. Warren, Scotland 72-67-68–207 M. Fraser, Australia 69-69-69–207 P. Meesawat, Thailand 72-64-71–207 Also B. Henseon, United States 70-70-74–214 P. Uihlein, United States 69-73-73–215

Nationwide GA 137 114 152 177 192 GA 142 155 163 154 172 GA 139 147 125 164 168

Saturday’s Sums 1 2

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First Period—1, St. Louis, Reaves 1 (Nichol, Shattenkirk), 9:50. Second Period—2, St. Louis, Jackman 1 (Berglund, Langenbrunner), 4:36. 3, St. Louis, McDonald 2 (Pietrangelo, Shattenkirk), 19:19 (pp). Third Period—4, St. Louis, Sobotka 3 (Perron, Pietrangelo), 8:11. Missed Penalty Shot—Berglund, StL, 3:01 second. Shots on Goal—Minnesota 7-3-3—13. St. Louis 9-17-8—34. Goalies—Minnesota, Harding. St. Louis, Elliott. A—19,150 (19,150). T—2:31.

Blackhawks 6, Blue Jackets 1 Chicago Columbus

2 1

2 0

2 — 6 0 — 1

First Period—1, Columbus, Brassard 10, 5:13. 2, Chicago, J.Toews 29 (Sharp, Keith), 12:27. 3, Chicago, Stalberg 16 (Bickell, Olsen), 16:48. Second Period—4, Chicago, Sharp 24 (Kane, J.Toews), 13:39. 5, Chicago, Kane 13 (J.Toews, Sharp), 15:30. Third Period—6, Chicago, Kruger 6 (Brunette, Hossa), 4:43. 7, Chicago, Lepisto 1 (Bolland), 5:32. Shots on Goal—Chicago 11-12-5—28. Columbus 10-14-10—34. Goalies—Chicago, Crawford. Columbus, Mason, York. A—18,663 (18,144). T—2:19.

Canucks 6, Maple Leafs 2 Toronto Vancouver

0 2

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At Country Club de Bogota Bogota, Colombia Yardage: 7,237; Par: 71 S. Kendall 70-67-66–203 A. Svoboda 70-66-67–203 K. Triplett 72-68-64–204 C. Warren 71-69-66–206 J. Hahn 70-69-67–206 B. Stuard 74-66-67–207 A. Bare 68-71-68–207 A. Gonzales 69-70-68–207 H. Swafford 68-69-70–207 D. Brigman 69-69-70–208 B. Horschel 66-66-76–208 B. Smock 66-68-74–208

Champions At TwinEagles Golf Club (Talon Course) Naples, Fla. Yardage: 7,193; Par: 72 K. Perry 64-62–126 L. Mize 62-67–129 T. Lehman 64-66–130 B. Langer 66-65–131 M. Goodes 65-68–133 D. Frost 68-66–134 J. Sindelar 68-66–134 B. Glasson 68-66–134 J. Haas 66-68–134 R. Cochran 64-70–134 D. Forsman 69-66–135 J. Don Blake 68-67–135 M. Calcavecchia 69-67–136 J. Sluman 69-67–136 J. Cook 69-67–136 P. Horgan III 68-68–136 J. Carter 68-68–136

3 — 6 1 — 4

First Period—1, Pittsburgh, Cooke 10, 3:17. 2, Philadelphia, Jagr 14 (Briere), 15:16. 3, Philadelphia, Jagr 15 (Giroux, Timonen), 15:34 (pp). Second Period—4, Pittsburgh, Staal 18 (Adams), 15:14 (sh). 5, Pittsburgh, Cooke 11, 16:57 (sh). 6, Philadelphia, Wellwood 1, 18:41. Third Period—7, Pittsburgh, Jeffrey 4 (Cooke), :37. 8, Pittsburgh, Dupuis 13 (Staal, Sullivan), 2:09. 9, Pittsburgh, Neal 30 (Malkin, Kunitz), 9:02. 10, Philadelphia, Simmonds 21 (van Riemsdyk), 19:41. Shots on Goal—Pittsburgh 7-8-15—30. Philadelphia 13-10-8—31. Goalies—Pittsburgh, Fleury. Philadelphia, Bryzgalov, Bobrovsky. A—19,958 (19,537). T—2:28. Minnesota St. Louis

Pacific Rubiales Colombia Championship

ACE Group Classic

Penguins 6, Flyers 4 Pittsburgh Philadelphia

1 — 2 1 — 6

First Period—1, Vancouver, Burrows 21 (D.Sedin), 7:49. 2, Vancouver, Malhotra 6 (Lapierre, Bitz), 9:16. Second Period—3, Vancouver, Burrows 22 (D.Sedin, H.Sedin), 3:18. 4, Toronto, Phaneuf 9 (Kessel, Liles), 6:02. 5, Vancouver, D.Sedin 25 (H.Sedin), 11:14. 6, Vancouver, Salo 7 (D.Sedin, H.Sedin), 12:48 (pp). Third Period—7, Vancouver, Bieksa 6 (Hansen, H.Sedin), 8:25. 8, Toronto, Kulemin 6 (Schenn, MacArthur), 19:40. Shots on Goal—Toronto 4-10-12—26. Vancouver 11-12-13—36. Goalies—Toronto, Reimer, Gustavsson. Vancouver, Luongo. A—18,890 (18,810). T—2:23.

LPGA Honda Thailand At Siam Country Club (Old Course) Pattaya, Thailand Yardage: 6,469; Par: 72 a-amateur A. Miyazato 67-70-65–202 Y. Tseng 73-65-65–203 J. Shin 70-66-68–204 K. Webb 68-65-71–204 A. Yang 68-69-68–205 S. Pettersen 70-67-69–206 a. Jutanugarn 73-69-65–207 J. Shin 71-70-67–208 S. Lewis 70-69-69–208 A. Blumenherst 71-67-71–209 P. Phatlum 71-67-71–209 N. Yeon Choi 68-68-73–209 M. Harigae 74-68-68–210 S. Feng 70-70-70–210 J. Kang 70-72-69–211 C. Hedwall 72-65-74–211 H. Young Park 72-71-69–212 B. Lincicome 70-70-72–212

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Team y-Baltimore Rochester Syracuse Norfolk

GP W L GB 20 14 6 20 8 12 6 21 8 13 6 1⁄2 21 4 17 10 1 ⁄2

1 1

2 2

0 — 3 1 — 4

First Period—1, N.Y. Islanders, Okposo 13 (Grabner, Streit), 2:07. 2, Carolina, Bra.Sutter 13 (Dwyer), 13:47. Second Period—3, Carolina, Tlusty 14 (Samson), :15. 4, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 23 (MacDonald, Parenteau), 4:10. 5, N.Y. Islanders, Nielsen 12 (Tavares, Parenteau), 8:01 (pp). 6, Carolina, Spacek 3 (E.Staal), 10:58. Third Period—7, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 24 (Moulson, Streit), :38. Shots on Goal—Carolina 9-15-12—36. N.Y. Islanders 8-13-10—31. Goalies—Carolina, Ward, Peters. N.Y. Islanders, Poulin. A—11,818 (16,234). T—2:17.

Lightning 2, Capitals 1 Washington Tampa Bay

0 1

1 1

0 — 1 0 — 2

First Period—1, Tampa Bay, Pyatt 6 (Pur-

ForAgst 275 191 268 279 296 334 188 389

Central Division

Team GP W L GB ForAgst x-Milwaukee 19 16 3 - 294 186 x-Missouri 21 13 8 4 292 226 Wichita 18 7 11 8 1⁄2 202 210 x-clinched playoff berth y-clinched division title Tuesday’s Game Norfolk 21, Syracuse 17 Today’s Games Milwaukee at Baltimore, 6:35 p.m. Rochester at Wichita, 7:35 p.m. Sunday’s Games Rochester at Missouri, 3:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Norfolk, 1 p.m.

LATEST LINE College Basketball Favorite Indiana Michigan St. Syracuse Vanderbilt at Wisconsin Duke at Pittsburgh at Stanford at Loyola (Md.) at Miami (Ohio)

Line Underdog 3 at Iowa at Purdue 11⁄2 at Rutgers 91⁄2 4 at Georgia 151⁄2 Penn St. 13 at Boston College 8 South Florida 7 Oregon 9 Boston U. Tennessee St. 21⁄2

NBA

Islanders 4, Hurricanes 3 Carolina N.Y. Islanders

0 — 1 1 — 2

GOLF

Western Conference Central Detroit St. Louis Nashville Chicago Columbus Northwest Vancouver Calgary Colorado Minnesota Edmonton Pacific San Jose Phoenix Los Angeles Dallas Anaheim

0 0

First Period—1, Phoenix, Boedker 8 (Korpikoski, Yandle), 13:31. Second Period—2, Dallas, Ryder 22 (Eriksson, Ribeiro), 12:37 (pp). Third Period—None. Overtime—3, Phoenix, Vrbata 28 (Whitney), 1:15. Shots on Goal—Dallas 13-8-10-0—31. Phoenix 13-9-9-2—33. Goalies—Dallas, Lehtonen. Phoenix, Smith. A—16,604 (17,135). T—2:23.

Eastern Conference Atlantic N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia Pittsburgh New Jersey N.Y. Islanders Northeast Boston Ottawa Toronto Montreal Buffalo Southeast Florida Washington Winnipeg Tampa Bay Carolina

1 0

Favorite at New York at Miami Boston at Cleveland at Indiana at Minnesota at Houston Milwaukee at Oklahoma City L.A. Lakers

Line 1 81⁄2 4 4 111⁄2 11⁄2 5 2 71⁄2 3

Underdog Dallas Orlando at Detroit Sacramento Charlotte Philadelphia Utah at New Jersey Denver at Phoenix

MOTORSPORTS

Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 82 laps, 103.4 rating, 0 points. 2. (15) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 82, 90.3, 0. 3. (21) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 82, 84.6, 0. 4. (3) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 82, 55.9, 0. 5. (16) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 82, 69.4, 0. 6. (7) Greg Biffle, Ford, 82, 97.2, 0. 7. (13) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 82, 61.9, 0. 8. (17) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 82, 66.2, 0. 9. (11) Carl Edwards, Ford, 82, 71.1, 0. 10. (25) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 82, 68.8, 0. 11. (12) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 81, 49.5, 0. 12. (9) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 80, 56.2, 0. 13. (19) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 79, 37.8, 0. 14. (18) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, accident, 74, 90.2, 0. 15. (14) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, accident, 73, 98.5, 0. 16. (4) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, accident, 73, 105.7, 0. 17. (6) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, accident, 73, 70.8, 0. 18. (10) Joey Logano, Toyota, accident, 54, 70.8, 0. 19. (1) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, accident, 54, 86.5, 0. 20. (8) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 54, 78.4, 0. 21. (23) Matt Kenseth, Ford, accident, 54, 50.9, 0. 22. (22) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, accident, 54, 75.5, 0. 23. (24) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, accident, 8, 35.4, 0. 24. (5) David Ragan, Ford, accident, 8, 33.6, 0. 25. (20) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, accident, 8, 25, 0. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 124.096 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 39 minutes, 7 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.013 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 22 laps. Lead Changes: 26 among 13 drivers. Lap Leaders: D.Earnhardt Jr. 1-3; J.McMurray 4; J.Logano 5; K.Harvick 6; D.Earnhardt Jr. 7-15; K.Harvick 16; J.McMurray 17; M.Truex Jr. 18-22; J.McMurray 23-25; J.Gordon 26-27; G.Biffle 28-33; A.Allmendinger 34; G.Biffle 35-36; J.Montoya 37; J.McMurray 38-42; M.Truex Jr. 43-44; J.Johnson 45; K.Harvick 46-47; J.Gordon 48-51; J.McMurray 52; G.Biffle 53-61; J.Gordon 62-71; Ky.Busch 72-73; T.Stewart 74-80; M.Ambrose 81; Ky.Busch 82. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): G.Biffle, 3 times for 17 laps; J.Gordon, 3 times for 16 laps; D.Earnhardt Jr., 2 times for 12 laps; J.McMurray, 5 times for 11 laps; T.Stewart, 1 time for 7 laps; M.Truex Jr., 2 times for 7 laps; K.Harvick, 3 times for 4 laps; Ky.Busch, 2 times for 3 laps; M.Ambrose, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Montoya, 1 time for 1 lap; A.Allmendinger, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Johnson, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Logano, 1 time for 1 lap.

NHRA Arizona Nationals At Firebird International Raceway Chandler, Ariz. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings Top Fuel: 1. Shawn Langdon, 3.754 seconds, 323.12 mph vs. 16. Troy Buff, 7.720, 299.66. 2. Tony Schumacher, 3.783, 324.44 vs. 15. Mike Strasburg, 4.069, 245.32. 3. Steve Torrence, 3.788, 321.19 vs. 14. Brandon Bernstein, 3.871, 314.46. 4. Spencer Massey, 3.795, 323.81 vs. 13. Cory McClenathan, 3.864, 314.61. 5. Antron Brown, 3.796, 320.36 vs. 12. Terry McMillen, 3.857, 313.73. 6. David Grubnic, 3.803, 321.96 vs. 11. Clay Millican, 3.846, 316.60. 7. Doug Kalitta, 3.804, 317.19 vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, 3.824, 320.20. 8. Morgan Lucas, 3.813, 315.64 vs. 9. Khalid alBalooshi, 3.823, 316.15. Funny Car: 1. Johnny Gray, Dodge Charger, 4.074, 301.07 vs. 16. Grant Downing, Charger, 4.250, 289.63. 2. Mike Neff, Ford Mustang, 4.096, 307.51 vs. 15. Bob Bode, Chevy Impala, 4.224, 296.24. 3. Jim Head, Toyota Solara, 4.107, 297.29 vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.201, 298.54. 4. Matt Hagan, Charger, 4.110, 305.56 vs. 13. Todd Lesenko, Impala, 4.195, 289.51. 5. John Force, Mustang, 4.115, 307.51 vs. 12. Courtney Force, Mustang, 4.180, 297.75. 6. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.124, 303.43 vs. 11. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.142, 293.86. 7. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.129, 297.75 vs. 10. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.134, 296.05. 8. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.132, 304.32 vs. 9. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.134, 307.72. Did Not Qualify: 17. Alexis DeJoria, 4.296, 291.82. 18. Gary Densham, 4.348, 275.73. 19. Tim Wilkerson, 4.435, 242.36. 20. Jeff Diehl, 4.610, 201.04. Pro Stock: 1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.536, 211.76 vs. 16. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.626, 207.50. 2. Jason Line, GXP, 6.539, 211.10 vs. 15. Jeg Coughlin, Dodge Avenger, 6.624, 209.04. 3. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.543, 211.16 vs. 14. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.604, 209.75. 4. Vincent Nobile, Avenger, 6.549, 210.70 vs. 13. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.603, 208.46. 5. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.556, 210.64 vs. 12. Kurt Johnson, GXP, 6.602, 209.49. 6. Allen Johnson, Avenger, 6.564, 210.44 vs. 11. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.597, 210.01. 7. Erica Enders, Chevy Cobalt, 6.567, 210.41 vs. 10. Steve Kent, GXP, 6.596, 209.07. 8. Ron Krisher, GXP, 6.573, 210.21 vs. 9. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.593, 209.39. Did Not Qualify: 17. Grace Howell, 6.645, 206.54. 18. V. Gaines, 6.666, 207.66.

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Solunar Table This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming week. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones (bold indicates best days). Today 10:30 a.m. 10:55 p.m. Monday 11:20 a.m. 11:40 p.m. Tuesday 12:05 p.m. 12:25 a.m. Wednesday 12:50 p.m. 1:10 a.m. Thursday 1:35 p.m. 1:55 a.m. Friday 2:15 p.m. 2:35 a.m. Saturday 3:00 p.m. 3:20 a.m. Next Sun. 3:45 p.m. 4:05 a.m. Source: U.S. Naval Observatory data

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Mayce Sharon grabbed her camera when a partially albino barred owl landed on a neighbor's fence a few weeks ago in Overland Park.

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WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR OPENING Universal Lubricants in Wichita, KS is looking for a Warehouse Supervisor to supervise the daily operations of the Wichita, KS distribution facility. Primary responsibilities include: warehouse operations, supervision of drivers and warehouse staff and scheduling deliveries. Requirements include; 2 yrs supervisory experience, & experience with warehouse and distribution, Class B CDL, reliable, good communication skills, customer service skills, aptitude and a strong work ethic. Must be able to work in a fast pace environment. UL offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k. Please apply via fax to (316) 832-3707 or email to hr@universallubes.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, disability, and age except where age is a bona fide occupational qualification. Universal Lubricants, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Web Team Coordinator Kansas State University Department of Housing and Dining Services seeks qualified applicants for Web Team Coordinator. Detailed information at http://housing. k-state.edu/ employment/it.php KSU is an AA/EOE and seeks diversity among employees. Background check is required. Welders Needed 1, 2, 3, shifts $11.00 an hour to start Apply 141 S. Hydraulic


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Clinical Educator, Department of Medical Technology WSU Medical Technology Department seeks applicants for teaching position. Qualifications include master degree in medical technology or related field, 5 years clinical lab practice, teaching experience and MLS (ASCP) certification or equivalent. This 9month/year position starts in fall semester 2012. To apply, go to https:// jobs.wichita.edu Complete applications received by March 31 will receive full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled. For more information, contact jean.brickell@ wichita.edu Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Wichita State University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. CNA FT & PT positions available on all shifts Join our caring team! Apply in person: Kansas Masonic Home 401 S Seneca EOE a Drug and Smoke Free Workplace COOK

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Weekdays 8am-5pm | 825 E. Douglas, P.O. Box 820, Wichita, KS 67201-0820 | Fax 1-316-268-6234 All Real Estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to indicate any prefer- 974 Vehicles Wanted 974 Vehicles Wanted ence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, reli- 0 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 0 0 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 0 gion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for Real Estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. If you believe that you may have been discriminated against in connection with the sale, rental or financing of housing, call The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at 1-800-6699777.

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SE: 1828 S. 125th E. 3br appls, w/d hkups, have working Pers. Prop: Ruger .32 Call 620-366-0729 for list New Windows/ 2. New Listing! Butler 3ba full bsmt 4car 1 acre 1 car........................$625 knowledge of H&R mag; Savage O/U Manufactured Lighting, Updated Co., KS. FLINT $1400+dep 316-684-4200 1327 E. Donnellcorporate welfare AUCTION .22 mg, 20 ga.; hshld; 115 Housing/Lots Kitchen, Large Cor- HILLS, Latham, KS. SE: 1828 S. ASH, 3br, and benefit plans. TODAY * 1 PM collec., shop equip., tools ner Lot & Covered 80 +/- ac. of prod. 1ba, fam rm $695. 269- 3bd, 1ba, ch/a, parties 2009 N. Mosley 10% Buyers Premium Porch! Only $109,900!, cropland. Located on 0909 dupont-mgt.com appls, w/d hkups, NE 645 N. BEECH Interested BICHON FRISE should contact the Furniture, glassware, For more info see: 1 car........................$625 3br, 2 ba, ch/a, carport following for Won't Last! Bichon Frise Puppies Mickey Mouse collect., the NE/c of SE 180th newcomauction.com S. Meridian316-684-0000 $525/mo+ dep 684-4200 additional information Call (620) 583-4748 & Price Rd. Hard to SE: 2 bd, 1 ba, fenced, 4339 pocket knives, jewelry, JACK NEWCOM 1ba, part fin 24/7 Rec Info $795/mo. 3bd, find cropland. Call grg, or questions: & dryer, collect., BORDER COLLIE pups washer bsmt, appls, w/d 1-866-474-5699x186 John Rupp or Joey 681-3330 Box 19 electronics & hshld item. 3BR/2BA & 5BR/3BA SE pure bred, 1st shots hkups, 1 car...........$850 Ritchie. Brenda Wiechman Call 316-516-7420 SE: 2147 S Oliver, 1br, 647 S. Lakeshoremales. (316) 284-2690 §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ 3. New Listing! Sedgwick 1ba, brenda.wiechman@ HUDSON AUCTION FR $595. 269 3bd, 2ba, appls, Co., Maize, KS. 102.14 -0909office, aero.bombardier.com BOXER AKC, M & F 316-259-2244 dupont-mgt.com fenc yd, w/d hkups, +/- ac. off Hwy. K-96 Bombardier Aerospace sire & dam on-site Guess What? car.....................$1,000 120 Business, Office & 119th St. W., a SE 2236 S. FOUNTAIN 2COLLEGE PO Box 7707 MS 23 $450-$500. 316-308-0833 You can place your & Storage Space HILLprime location with 3bd, 2ba, $795, no pets 143 N. Battin– Wichita, KS 67277 and online BOXER pups, CKC Reg print highway frontage. CMC, Leasing 425-7072 3 bd, 2.5 ba, fin. bsmt, NE College Hill 1845sf 316.946.6272 Classified ad, born 9/11, 1M-blk mask; Great development SE 2243 White Oak anytime day or night Office or retail space. 1F-carmel brindle, on Kansas.com w/d khups, SAT., FEB. 25, ARC Bldg opp. w/quick access 3br 1.5ba, 2-car gar, appl’s, Central & Oliver. $175 316-409-2516 2 car.....................$1,400 2919 W. 2nd St. To Vendors and to Wichita & the sur- fncd yd, $850. 651-0890 Very competitive rates! Wichita, KS rounding areas. Terry Cairn Terrier Reg. BUILDERS INC. Duplex/Condo OVER 400 LOTS OF SE: 2338 MENLO, 2br, Contractors or John Rupp. 24/7 2M & 1F 316-684-1400 N. ArkansasCOINS & CURRENCY 4. Contract Pending! 1ba, 1-car, $625 269- 1707 The South Central Shots & Wormed $200. www.buildersinc.com 1ba, appls, ch/a, Preview: 9:00 AM Sedgwick Co., KS. 0909 dupont-mgt.com 2bd, Call (316) 650-8638 Kansas Economic hkups..............$495 SE Parklane Ofc Park Sale Begins 11:00 AM 75.30 +/- ac. produc- SE 2br 1ba, 1-c gar., fnc w/d Development District Cane Corso Mastiff(s) ÂťNeed an Experienced S. OliverCall 942-1920 for list or Lincoln & Oliver tive cropland just east no bsmt-w/d-no smok- 427 (SCKEDD) in Wichita 10 wks. ICCF registered. Chimney Sweep - See Midtown 2bd, 1ba, ch/a, visit website 500 sq ft to 15,000 sq ft of 135th St. W. & 31st the sect 8, $625/mo+ LUXURY LOFT current. $1,100 hkups..............$500 Very competitive rates administers www.eagleauction.net 433 Auctions St. S. Potential home ing-no federally funded Shots $500/dep. (316) 619-2687 w/d 1BR/1BA, 684sqft, Call (316) 209-0924 the Service Directory. 926 N. DellroseEAGLE AUCTION Builders Inc 684-1400 site or ag. investment. Kansas 11ft ceil, grnt cntrtops, Ray Sprague, Auct. SE 2br 1ba, 1-car gar., 2bd, 1ba, appls, ch/a, W:Storage 8’x20’,12’x30’ Weatherization Terry or John fnc-no CHIHUAHUA Purebred, hdwd fl, gated, walking Call w/d hkups, 1 car...$550 bsmt-no smoking Rupp. Assistance Program 2 males, 8 wks, small dist to Arena/OldTwn. Heated Suite 25’x50’ E. DouglasKechi. Sedgwick no section 8, $595/mo+ 4125 1ba, Farm Equipment Auction in a 13-county region & 6 mos male. Also...pair $129,000 - 316-251-0001 5. Near 316-773-5200 sunroom, 59.2 +/- ac. just $500/dep. (316) 619-2687 2bd, in south central Ferrets. 316-494-2261 Sat. March 10, 2012 w/d hkups, ch/a...$850 VALLEY CENTER: Co. Office/Warehse 25’x50’ Kansas. SCKEDD is ofCHIHUAHUA east of 69th St. N. & 10am 2br 1ba, newly remOPEN HOUSE Oliver, Kechi, KS. SE PUPS Great for Small Bus. in the process of Corner of 109th & N od., stove, dishwasher, 2-4pm, 840 N. Redbud Prime location for a garbage disp., w/d hkp hair, 8 wks, s & w 316-773-5200 identifying all long Meridian St. Ct. 3 bed, 2 ba, 2 car, home site or invest- ch/a, $550. 619-7307 $200 316-992-8176 potential vendors and Valley Center, Ks. Condos & Office/Warehouse full bsmt, $132,000. ment property for fucontractors for the Property of Frank for lease, 6250 sq.ft. Qualifies for USDA ture dev. John Rupp SE: 3br, o/s 2 car, trsh 105 Townhomes upcoming 2012 Rowley Jr. Farms West&Kell.316-773-5200 100% financing. New or Terry Rupp. pd, lawn serv, no pets. Program Year. 12725 Birchwood Full line of farm equipconstruction by Men- 6. Sedgwick Co. 156.2 $590+525 dep. 371-2075 NE: Vendors are needed 3br, 3ba, 3-car, lake ment. Most of it was nonite Housing. Tim- +/- ac., NW/c Webb SE: 4 bd, vaulted ceil- view, who supply the $1350. 269purchased new. A few Rooms/Roommates mie Teppe 650-2598, Rd. & 53rd St. N., Bel ings, wbfp, fam rm, 2 0909 dupont-mgt.com following materials: highlights Prudential Dinning Aire, KS. Prime loca- car gar, $795/mo. NE 3224 Longfellow Ct 125 Wanted cellulose, energy star Combine-2004 MF 9690 Beard Realtors. tion for dev. Next to 681-3330 Box 25 refrigerators, window 300 hp Cummins eng, 3br 2ba 1-car $825 269 Roommate wanted air brand new high SE 545 S. EDGEMOOR -0909 dupont-mgt.com SWCall conditioners, 898 eng hrs, 689 sep (316) 545-7585 school. Call John 3BR, 1+BA, BSMT $795 NE Feb. Special! 3br 3ba HVAC equipment, hrs, Hart carter pickfor details. Rupp. high efficiency water up reel, Lat title feed025 Above $200,000 7. Sedgwick Co. 67.8 +/- CPM 316-263-8110 appls, bsmt, FP, 2-car. heaters and general COCK A POO PUPPIES er house, straw chop$1150. 393-1202, 304-2222 ac., SW/c Webb Rd. & construction per, buddy seat, S/W current SE: 5702 Castle, 2br, NE EASTBOROUGH St. N. (W. of in- 1-car, ch/a, appls, fncd NE: "TALLGRASS" materials. SCKEDD Call (620) 583-4748 AGC) 25’ Flex HeaHouse for Sale or Lease 53rd 2bd, 2ba, 1 car, $1250 tersection). Prime lois also identifying any der $495+$300dep 945-5288 6400sf, all updated CMC, Leasing 425-7072 cation for dev. Call contractors that can Tractors-2003 Buhler w/pool & pool house SE Best Value In Town! Rupp. perform SE 3BR 2BA CONDO Versatile 2335 $489,000 or $4500/mo 8. John Sedgwick Co. 233.6 2 & 3BR HOMES weatherization work. w/fam rm & wbfp $625 (#300963, 2065 hrs, lease. 316-347-0121 +/- ac., SE/c Rock Friendly, responsive to $675 mo. . 684-6993 Weatherization work high flow hydraulics, WEST OPEN 2-4 Rd. & Hwy. 254. mgmt. Pets Welcome! includes performing duals, perf. Monitor, 316-524-0030 13930 W. ONEWOOD Prime location for fuair sealing, repairing stand. Trans. 12x4, Apartments & $285,000 - 4br, 3ba, 3 fplc ture dev. located next SE: Harry/Webb, 4br broken windows, 2003 Buhler-Genesis Bulletin home, full fin. bsmt, to a brand new high dplx, 2ba, full bsmt, 2 110 Duplexes adding weatherVersatile 2210 # 500920 wet bar, big kitchen school in Bel Aire. car, fncd, $995. 634-1664 strips to exterior 1280 hrs, MFWD, huBoard $200 MOVES YOU IN w/hearth rm, 3-car gar. Great access to all the doors, installing dro flow, 18x9 Trans, Hodge Real Estate surrounding areas. SE Lg 3br 1409 S Goebel ALL BILLS PD. STU. & plastic vapor barriers Cocker Spaniel AKC quick hitch,, 2001 8250 1 BDS. 264-5341 Cir, sunrm, bsmt, 2 car RICK 440-4730 Call John Rup. in crawl spaces, MF #K067022 2056 8wks. 7 males; 1 female Co. 78.7 +/- very nice! $950. 641-5505 BUSINESS DISTRICT insulating foundation $450. Call (785) 543-1968 hrs, auto/dyna/ Andover Central Schools 9. Sedgwick ac., Webb Rd. & 53rd SE Nice 3br 1ba, 1-car FREE Wshr/dryr,cable walls and floors using shuttle 32 spds., per. 5br, 3ba, 3 car, sprklr, N. (S. of intersec- gar., ca/h, $650/mo. Jr 1br $375 687-5101 fiberglass batting Cocker Spaniel Puppies Monitor, MFWD, 4 fenced, culdesac, creek, St. tion on W. side). Ex- $300/dep. 1021 Luther NE BROADMOOR APTS 200 Announcements material, installing AKC, Pics @ www. hydra, buddy seat., 72 3,100 sq ft, lrg deck, cellent parcel of land dense pack blown puppyluvcockers.com JD 6030, 82 Allis 6080 new counters, $209,900 (316) 648-1660 21st & Rock - Totally in the path of dev. & cellulose insulation in Field Equipment, $450. Call 785-543-7613 316-978-5782 or Remodeled-1st Mo. Free future growth. Call SW 1121 S. WATER New exterior walls, Trucks-featuring a 402-490-5744 anytime appl, crpt, tile & pnt COLLIE F needs home. Lg 3br, 1ba, ch/a, new $495-$595. 686-3871. info §§§§§§§§§§§§ John Rupp. installing roof vents 1985 IH F-9370 Grain mos. S/W, chipped 10. Sedgwick Co. Office/ pnt/crpt, $800. 684-4200 @broadmoorwichita.com Anyone not receiving and insulating attics 9 $300. Truck, others, Tanks, 316-293-8442 2 1/2 days of pay on whse. bldg. w/32 storReal Estate with blown cellulose. Miscellaneous items! SW 1219 Laura NE: Move In Special February 9, 2012 026 Out-of-town age units at 1822 S. 2br, fncd yd, gar, appls Large Studio Avail. Mobile home Shepherd AKC call 316-990-2804 Longfellow Circle. $535+$430dep 729-2706 weatherization work German See everything @ Pups 7wks, SchH3, K9 260-6655 Multi-tenant building SW: includes repairing Douglass www.GriffinRealEsROM Ger bldlns vet ch2 bd, 1 ba, full bsmt, NW 2br upper redo...$550 with four individual 4 bed, 3 full bath. duct work systems tateAuction.com or ecked $450 316-773-0169 $895/mo. NW 3br, 2ba.....$900-1050 560 +/- ACRE LAND AUCTION suites. Bradley Tide- grg, 2 fireplaces, rec rm, and installing blown call for salebill. Retriever Pups SE Studio....................$375 210 Adoption & mann, SIOR or John 681-3330 Box 18 fenced, corner lot, fiberglass insulation 5Golden Griffin Real Estate & FLINT HILLS AGRICULTURE, HUNTING & RECREATION Females $300 3 Males SE 3br...............$550-$875 Family Services mature trees. $137,900. Rupp. into bellies, walls and Auction Service LC SW: 3 bd, deck, garage, KANSAS FLINT HILLS LAND ** 2 TRACTS Call (316) 619-9890 11. Sedgwick Co. NE/c washer/dryer hoo- SW 2br all bills pd......$550 cavities. Work $250. Call (620) 804-1470 Cottonwood Falls, Ks. SW 1br all bills pd......$395 ?Adoption ? Adoring, roof anytime Seneca & 77th St. N., kups, will be performed on Huge Rolling Flint Hills Terrain * Clear Spring Fed Creek * Several Ponds * 3 BR, 2.5 Bath Rick, Auctioneer cell $695/mo. GOLDENDOODLES caretakers-of-america financially secure loving single Valley Center. 47.1 681-3330 Box 26 family 3f 2m s/d 8 wks $350. 620-343-0473, office NORWICH - Here is Home * Native Pasture * Timber * Future Oil Income * Abundance of Wildlife .com 682-1104 family longs to provide ac. Great loca- SW 3br, 1.5ba, lg rms, mobile 316-734-1523, 620-273-6421, Chuck pattington your opportunity to own +/everything for baby Expns dwellings, TRACT 1 is the house, improvements & 240 acres with creek. ponds & timber. tion in the path of ch/a, NW 908 AMIDON homes, and multicell 785-256-3914 doodles@yahoo.com a whole city block!! paid. Trish 888-219-8605 no pets gar, fncd, growth. Call John Riverside, 2BR, 1+BA family buildings. All TRACT 2 is 320 acres of pasture, timber, ponds & creek. Both tracts are very scenic. If space is an issue, FINAL LIQUIDATION $700 + dep. 522-8247 $695 CPM 316-263-8110 DANE pups, contractors and their GREAT take a look at this com- 12. Rupp. TIBBS FURNITURE ALSO SELLING...Equipment, Vehicles, Tools & Furniture Christmas. $300. Sedgwick Co. NE/c SW 3br 1ba near Meridi- NW: CIMARRON APTS employees must have born pletely updated 1275 AUCTION (316) 312-4004 Check Our Website for More Details or Call for Info! & 101st St. N., an/Kellogg, $600/mo. CENTRAL & RIDGE completed a one-day sq. ft., 3 bdrm bungalow, Seneca Sat. 2/25 – 10AM ? ? ? Valley Center. 78 +/Lead Safe Work LABS, AKC, blk & ylw, (316) 944-3970 Totally Remodeled All announcements made the day of the auction take precendence over any printed material. new kitchen, bath, 214 S. Washington Adoption Is Love ac. Excellent invest. SW 927 Practices class ready Feb. 20, M $300; F 1st Month Free!!! carpet, int. paint, Wellington, KS W. 47th ST S. Saturday, February 25, 10:00 A.M. Secure couple is eager site minutes 2+br, 1ba, 1+Acre $525 New crpt, tile, pnt, fixt. conducted by a $350. 620-755-1349 UCTheurerAuctions.com updated wndws & vinyl or homeWichita. to adopt a healthy Call CPM 316-263-8110 $435-$550. 942-8391. info Kansas Department cshubbard1@cox.net Property of Carl & Emily Shewmaker 800-207-6830 siding. There is a match- from infant. Expenses John Rupp. of Health and United Country Theurer ing 2 car garage & Auction Location: On Site. Land Location: From Eureka, KS - N. on Selection Of Holiday paid. Call JOHN Sedgwick Co. 33 +/- SW Move-In SPECIAL! @cimarronwichita.com Environment licensed Lg Auction/Realty 32x75 metal shed w/ 13. ac. (620) 241-6593 and MAUREEN State St (P Road) 10 miles, E. on 255th 1 mile, N. on Q Road 3.5 miles. comm. dev. land 1619 S. LARK, 3br, 3ba, trainer or have Puppies partial concrete floor. Gun & Sporting maryspetshop.com toll free located 0.5 mile S. of bsmt $1195. 316-263-8110 ??? current licensure as a WWW.SUNDGREN.COM Located in Norwich, Goods Auction 877-297-4051 77th St. N. & Hydraul- MIDTOWN: 1br, appls, NW: Cupid has found Lead Based Paint only a 20 minute drive SAT., FEB. 25, 10AM SUNDGREN REALTY INC. *** LAND BROKERS ic. John or Terry Abatement a ’Sweetheart of to Wichita & priced at fncd, trash pd, great loc. you Gene Francis Rupp. Supervisor from the JOE SUNDGREN, BROKER 316-377-7112 ADOPTION a Deal’ on all Two $107,500. Call Connie for *********************** $275 (316) 788-5251 Auction Facility Kansas Department Lisa & Brad, with Bedrooms beginning RICK REMSBERG 312-322-5391; JEREMY SUNDGREN 316-377-0013 showing at 316-524-8345 ATTENTION LAND WEST: 3 bd, 1 ba, 1 car @ $520. Now receive 12140 W. K-42 Hwy Health and much love and securi- of GENE FRANCIS & Wichita, KS BUYERS: Environment in order ty to offer, wish to grg, $795/mo. 1/2 month free w/a ASSOCIATES Call 316-524-8345 to To receive early notice 681-3330 Box 20 adopt. We can help to sign a contract. A 12 mo. lease. consign your guns, of land listings,send your mandatory bidders with all medical, legal Twin Rivers Apts. HOMES IN COUNTRY!! name & email address to WEST: 4 bd, 2 ba, fam 2303 N. Somerset hunting & fishing equip., & living expenses. conference will take rm, 2 car gar, deck, wildlife art & mounts, (316) 838-1483 Completely legal. We place to answer all fenced yard, 22 acres w/3 BR, 1 BA jrupp@weigand.com boats, recreational or call Terry or John questions regarding can offer your baby a AUCTION CALENDER $1195/mo. 681-3330 home; heated metal vehicles to our semiRupp at 316-262-6400. the distributed bid LHASA AKC/ACA wonderful future. Box 27 workshop, 4 stall horse annual sporting packets. If you are Please call our attorney, BUTLER COUNTY REAL ESTATE & PERSONAL Pups. 2m/$225: 3f/$350 barn, livestock shed & goods auction. Check Kingsley Square ANDOVER: sm 2br, 1ba 1NW: at (800) 637-2882 unable to attend in FamilyRaised. corrals, chicken house, our webiste to see a BR $395; Studio $350 DavidTHANK PROPERTY AUCTION SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 10:00 AM fncd, $485 mo. + $300 person, YOU 316-304-3006 b4 9pm located 25 miles SW of list of our inventory... dep. 316-619-5171 149 N. Joann 943-8717 teleconference Wichita. Call 524-8345 www.genefrancis.com pups red or blk NW: Move In Special 14372 S.W. BUTLER RD, ROSE HILL, KS capabilities will be Min Pin ANDOVER §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ 2 Extra Small! 2 br, ch/a, w/d hkup provided. The bid 1424 Glancey, 3br, 3ba Just a few minutes from Harper County OPEN HOUSE: Monday, Feb. 27, 5-7 PM 316-371-3262 722-3750 225 Cemetery Plots sheets provided will 2 car, $1000. 651-0890 NW: Move SW Wichita on the outLand Auction require contractors In Special REAL ESTATE SELLS AT 11:00 AM!! A 10% BUYERS PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO THE Thurs March 1, 10:30am skirts of Norwich KS is Derby 1400 Woodbrook and vendors to Park-Like Setting White Chapel: 3 spaces in provide line item this beautiful full brick PIEDMONT, KS - 155A 4BR, 3 full Baths, FP, Stu Auction Location: REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY!! COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS BEST!! & 1 BR 722-3750 Garden of Gethseranch w/5300 sq. ft. of Memorial Hall & 147A, all Pasture! VO basement, 3 car mane w/2 vault options prices by county for 'FBUVSJOH  CESN "GSBNF IPNF   TR GU PO BQQSPY  BDSFT XTUPDLFE QPOE   living space on 4.9 acres. EUREKA, KS - 160A, garage, fenced yard NW Remod. 1br 4-Plex, $2000. Attica, KS all items listed above. Buyer pays transw/d hkp, wtr/trsh 4 bdrms, 3 baths, open 555 acres offered Prairie/Hunting! $1,650. Call 210-5367 ch/a, PVUCMEHT NBUVSF USFTT  B QBSL MJLF TFUUJOH fer fee. 620-221-3413 If you wish to receive pd, no pets, $350/mo. family rm, office, lg ELK CO. - 460A, in tracts of 80, a bid packet and be "11-*"/$&4"/524$0--&$5*#-&4A$)&7:%3#*4$":/&'63/*563&1&14*$0-"$0--&$5*#-&4 DERBY: 409 Westview 838-1666 day; after 6pm kitchen & eating area & Pasture/Hunting! 155, 160, 160 acres notified when the 3bd, 1.5ba, $795 250-1381 corner 31st St. %0--4#"3#*&,&/%0--4500-4-"8/*5&.4065%003.*4$)4)-%.*4$.*4$ main flr laundry makes Matt 942-7402; 648-6166 CMC All located NW of Attica bidders conference Leasing 425-7072 N. & Wellington Place 230 Legal Notices this a great family home! MattEckRealEstate,Inc. Here is your opportunity will take place, please Formal dining & living www.matteck.com DOWNTOWN: 1 bd, 1 125 W. 31st St. N. to purchase some of the contact the Office room on main flr & lg best hunting properties ba, trash & water NW Riverside 1br, appls Manager, Daniel Bass SIBERIAN HUSKY I-235 ACCIDENT family & game room in southcentral Kansas. paid, $310/mo. crpt, ch/a, $385 mo+ or the Weatherization AKC PUPPIES witness 1/15/12 Real Estate & Auction Inc. in the bsmt make for West Big Sandy Creek dep 733-9730, 722-7741 681-3330 Box 11 Program Manager, 1 MALE, 6 FEMALES S. of Central lots of entertainment runs through all of the Studio, 1&2 Bdrm True facts For Pictures & Info Go To Suhler no later (316) 778-1545 HAYSVILLE 317 S Wayne NW: only! 655-1650 Jodi space. Price Reduced! tracts except the 80 Stoneybrook Apts. than noon on www.swensonauction.com 2+BR, 1BA, $600 Call Connie 316-524-8345 acres. Lots of big trees Siberian Husky 1M 1F 316-832-1746 Tuesday, February If payment is not CPM 316-263-8110 §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ & plumb thickets makes shots wormed dewclaws  / 3PTF )JMM 3E 3PTF )JMM ,4  t  21st at SCKEDD, 200 received, PS ORANGE NW STUDIO 8 acres w/2200 sqft. this ideal for deer, turkey removed 316-670-6931 MAIZE: 204 N. Queen, W. Douglas, Ste. 710, CO, INC will sell the appl, carpet, c/a, 4 bdrm ranch style & quail. Check our 3br 1.5ba, fplc, 1 car, on-site laundry, $315 contents of rental spaces Wichita, KS 67202, YORKIE Puppies. Call home, att. 2 car garage, website at: fncd, $795 mo. 755-2852 535N (316) 262-7035. for prices. They come at the following McComas267-1271 no bsmt. Home is in exc. www.genefrancis.com SCKEDD encourages locations on TUESpre-spoiled!620-345-8518 Real Estate NW: cond. Livestock barn §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ minority and women DAY, FEB. 28, 2012 or 345-6703 STUDIO SALE! w/white plastic fence, Farm Machinery The contents owned vendors and Yorkie Tiny Baby-Face Choose Your Special atof8:00AM. fncd dog area. Sprinkler for Rent Consignment Auction contractors to apply. F, short nose, compact the leased space(s) $290 a month OR sys. for yard. Property Sat, March 10, 10:00 am listed could include EOE/Equal $150 off 1st month backs up to Arkansas Gene Francis some of most of the Opportunity is the body. (316) 772-1912 Amidon Place Apts. following River. Deer & turkey Auction Facility described as Law. 2727 Amidon habitat. Price Reduced! 12140 W. K-42 Hwy bedding/clothing,boxes/ 838-8302 7810 N. 119th, Maize, KS Wichita, KS bags/totes, furniture, Call 524-8345 Call 316-524-8345 to SE:Awesome$299 Moves misc. household items §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ consign your farm & You In! Call Today! & tools. 235 Lost & Found construction equipment 1445 S. Tyler First month free rent??! 684-9471 5224 E. Harry Gene Francis & Assoc. to our early spring #313 Roston, Michael; 1303 S Water: 3 bd....$595. Real Estate Brokers auction. Already con4211 E Gilbert: 3 bd .$695 SE 1/2 Off 1st Mo! #2791 Paul, Christopher; FOUND: 2 Scotties & Auctioneers signed: JD 4650 FWA $299 1BR in quiet #2163 Love, Pam; NICE! Edgemoor & Central 12140 W. K-42 Hwy tractor, Ford 601 WorkAll Real Estate advertised neighborhood, #237 Padilla, Kathy; E Random: 3 bd 316-684-4633 Wichita, KS master tractor–really herein is subject to the Federal 22202bth, spacious #2108 Barnhart, Donald; garage....... $595. nice, Kabota 6000 tracFair Housing Act which makes 929 N Crestway: 2 bd. courtyards, CONTINUING at: FOUND 2/15, Black Pit Yorkshire Terrier tor, JD 7720 combine, storage, pets ok, it illegal to indicate any prefer- Bsmt, garage..... $625. 3515 W. Maple female delivered Bull, 31st & Seneca. Yorkie Real Estate AC L2 combine, JD off st. parking. ence, limitation or discrimina#1115 Carpenter Jr., $650. Call (620) 714-1478 843 S Emporia: 3 bd. 028 Auctions Identify. (316) 285-3399 chisel, discs, NH3 appli316-263-4002 tion based on race, color, reli- $495. Lawrence; cator, Brent 425 bu. gion, sex, handicap, familial 625 N Topeka: studios. www.wichita-rentals.com #1701 Beeson, FOUND: Male Chihua2 M MIN DASC PUPS grain cart, sprayer, status or national origin or an Kimberley; SE 1br dup., 2449 S. Ellis LAND AUCTION intention to make any such $199. hua, tan/wht, BroadRed. Born continuous fencing ASK ABOUT appl, wtr/trsh pd, handi- #1201 Williamson, Gina; way Harry, 204-8948 80Âą Acres 12/30/11. Shots panels-new, Vermeer preference, limitation or #1404 Walker, Angela; MOVE IN SPECIALS! cap ramp $350 684.1650 Harvey County, Kansas discrimination. current. $125.00. 48" trancher-nice, Inline Tally, Kayla; Call 390-6335 SE 2 BDR DUPLEX #509 Friday, March 2 Pics/vid avail. pipeline welder, several We will not knowingly accept Appl, hkups, crpt $415 #1406 Bennett, at 9:00 AM 316-765-2567 trailer loads of new & any advertising for Real Estate Elizabeth; 2221 S Minneapolis267.1271 #113 Metcalf, Michael; Senior Center in used tools. Special which is in violation of the law. Halstead, Kansas All persons are hereby informed LEASING PLUS SE 2025 Wassal, 2br 1ba, CONTINUING at: Consignment: '69 Jeep The Parrot House w/d hkps, $425 269- 1201 W. Carey Lane"MASH" ambulance. that all dwellings advertised are Taking deposits on Ă&#x; Selling the W2 NE4 available on an equal opportuni- & TOTAL MGMT. 0909 dupont-mgt.com #213 Peterson, Check our Greys & Conures section 30-24-2 website at: 316-788-2434 Residential Leasing SE 2br, furn or unfurn Jonathan; Ă&#x; Located four miles ty Ifbasis. genefrancis.com you believe that you may & Property Mgmt. parking, trash, yard #1509 Kinne, Brian; south and four miles have been discriminated against to view an updated no pets. 316-682-1141 #1409 Sullivan, Norma; west of Halstead. auction flyer 687-3500 with the sale, SE: PARK MEADOWS #1303 Montgomery, Ă&#x; 73.3 acres of good qual- inrentalconnection §§§§§§§§§§§§§§ 303 or financing of housing, Free Pets Jennifer; HARRY & WEBB FOUND South Mosley ity cropland call The United States DepartNORTHEAST 1st Mo Free #317 Wertz, Lisa; 631-3999 lostdogwichita Ă&#x; Possession after 2012 ment of Housing and Urban De- 4927 E. Elm...........$475 Townhome: Gene Francis & Assoc. Free Basset Hound Male Apt: $200 off 1st Mo. #612 Murrow, Dustin; @gmail.com wheat harvest Real Estate Brokers (HUD) at 1-800-669- House: 2 br/1 bath #716 Erbert, Dennis; , 1.5YR, shots up to Split Level Floor Plans Ă&#x; Ten percent down, velopment & Auctioneers 9777. NORTHWEST date, neutered. Free to $635 684-7275 CONTINUING at: Black Cat closing in 30 days 4017 Memory Ln..$375 $495 206 E. Mac Arthur Rd- $100LOST to the right owner. info@parkmeadows McCurdyAuction.com Reward! No collar Apt: 1 br/1 bath TUESDAY * FEBRUARY 21 * 9:00 A.M. #1158 Williams, for more inforwichita.com Real Estate-Pers. Prop near Maple & Maize Rd. Call For Details, Contact: N. Clayton.......$450 SE Redec Dewayne; mation. Call Brent 3601 N. ST. FRANCIS, WICHITA, KS Wichita, Ks. 683-0612 316-648-1378 2br, air, appls #634 Koch, Chris Ostmeyer, Agent 100 Homes for Rent 327Dplx: 2 br/1 bath Thomas; 316-304-5907 shower, w/d hkps, Kechi, Kansas & BAR EQUIPMENT 1207 Franklin #6...$595 $365+dep. 806-3604 #904 Marler, Billie; Spivey's Maps, Prints (316) 788-4240 or FREE: Moving! To good (12)RESTAURANT Apt: 1 br/1 bath NE 125 S. Oakwood, 3br TABLES, (40) ARM CHAIRS, (12) CHAFING DISHES, (785) 672-8672 home, Harlequin (5) 1 DR SE Studios, 1br & 2br #639 Stockton, SOUTHEAST 2ba-wd flr-2car-no pets Geavonna; and Rare Books Auction & 2 DR REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, S/S NACHO COstmeyer@ Great Dane 316-640-3490 appls, some bills $1350 316-636-9339 304 S. Rutan...........$525 paid FarmersNational.com xtras 316-685-0822 #1020 Zimmerman, CHIP CART, 6’ MAPLE PASTRY TABLE, SHEET PANS, House: 1 br/1 bath Gregory; Free to a good home NE: 1617 FALLBROOK 6116 Session II Calvin............$550 SW: 1ST Month FREE #656 Terry II, Michael; Male Cat, pretty & very S/S SINKS, (2) KA MIXERS, KETTLES, SMALLS, STEAM 4bd, 3ba, 3 car, $2200 Over 600 Lots with Duplex: 2 br/1 bath All Electric Apts. #213 Morris, Letizia; affectionate! 522-4485 CMC, Leasing 425-7072 8727 TABLE, POPCORN MACHINE, PASTRY emphasis on KANSAS Lockmoor Cir..$850 Call Today 524-3296 Muller, Nicholas; and the Old West NE: 2 bd, 1 ba, bsmt, Duplex: 3 br/2 bath SW Bi-lvl Townhome lg #1145CONTINUING Give Away Kittens at Sat Feb 25th @ 10 a.m. grg, $495/mo. to a good home. SOUTHWEST 1930 S. Woodlawn ba. xtras. Section Lone Jack, MO 681-3330 Box 17 620.892.5773; 620.968.7335 TUESDAY * FEBRUARY 28 * 9:00 A.M. 1130 S. Dodge........$450 3br,1.5 8 Ok! No Pets 264-6666 #716 Hagihara, Chaz; Dirk Soulis Auctions 3601 N. ST. FRANCIS WICHITA, KS SEE REAL ESTATE NE: 2br farm house House: 2 br/1 bath SW: Pets and #544 Hunt, Cynthia; Sweet gray Tabby F cat FreeFebruary Rent #104 Hammond, 816.697.3830 close to Wichita, horses SECTION PARK CITY 18mo spyd to adult home. BANKRUPT ASSETS & OTHERS & Spacious Living McCurdyAuction.com allowed, arena, 204-0940 5315 N Brdway.....$620 Quiet Matthew; Apply 316-264-7068 Animals www.DirkSoulisAuctions.com Westport 945-9356 #4011 Hicks, SUZUKI CYCLE, CATAKUBA 22’ SAIL BOAT, ’06 DIX BOAT 316-683-0612 NE: 3 bd, 1 ba, formal din House: 2 br/1 bath Cherish; SW: Move in for & TRAILER, CEDAR FENCE, ROLL OF CARPET & CARPET Guess What? rm, bsmt, central a/c, #2727 Rooker, Shawn; $199! You can place your Pet Supplies & $525/mo. 681-3330 For Info/Listings Call! TILES, CERAMIC TILE, LUMBER, TOOLS, SIDING, DOORS, #138 Dyer, Nicholas; Small Acreage Call 522-1041 print and online Box 23 305 Services #136 Dyer, Nicholas; HIJACK 5TH WHEEL ATTACH., (2) KEY MACHINE & BLANKS 029 With Home Classified ad, SW Redec 2br, air, shwr CONTINUING at: NE 3br 1ba, ca/h, remanytime day or night appl-some bills-low traf6805 E. Harry od, no pets, 1514 N HydHappy JackÂŽ Flexen14901 W. Maple. HORSE raulic$625/$500 on Kansas.com fic area $385. 806-3604 #1323 Catalina, Brenda; 300 Pets For Sale 393-4295 relieves joint & hance: LOVER'S DREAM NE WEDNESDAY * FEBRUARY 29 * 9:00 A.M. #801 Williams, Gary; SW: Rent $100 muscle pain in dogs. E. 14th HOME, 4 br, 5+ bath 4bd, 3ba,6708 #1615 Buggs, Tanika; Free Satellite! X-KAPE CAFE CAFE Contains Mother 24/7 2 car, $1300 custom built ADA Local animal care Nature’s #2111 Benson, Scott; 316-267-2473 flea repellent. 300 N. MAIN (OCCIDENTAL PLAZA BLDG) ranch, 8+ acres, lap CMC, Leasing 425-7072 #1517 Sumner, Robert; and EAST: C W Feed Products welfare pool, elevator, large NE 761 N Beech. 2br, BAR, SEATING, KITCHEN, BOOTHS, OFFICE FURNITURE, EXEC. DESKS Leonetti, Patricia; RIGGIN AUCTION FEBRUARY SPECIAL! #1713 316-265-5263 gourmet kitchen, 1ba, appls, fncd, 1-car Dyer, Nick; professionals warn www.happyjackinc.com $35 Moves You In! #1513 thermal-heated floo- $550+dep 684-4200 CONTINUING at: ALL UNITS ring, 4918 sf corral, NE College Hill 2br Twin 1175 S. Rock Rd - that ownership of Happy Jack LiquivicÂŽ WEDNESDAY * FEBRUARY 29 * 1:00 P.M. RESERVE AUC. 202 N. Rock Rd. 20x40 loafing shed, w/d hkps, 1.5ba, din rm safe & FEB 23 6 PM Village Park #1912 Henderson, exotic animals can Recognized GOIN POSTAL 40x60 heated steel $695. No Pets! 722-7107 effective against Demetrius; Rockborough #513 Dyer, building w/office & NW 2 & 3 br.......$625-$700 hook & roundworms by carry substantial Nick 8404 W. 13TH, #140 1508 S GORDON 685-5485 bath & private pond, SE 2-3br, appls..........$675 US Center for #2123 Edwards, Tonya; risk to the owner EQUIP, INVENTORY, MAIL BOX BANK, COMPUTER, $585K. Contact Jan SW 2br, appls.............$450 Veterinary Medicine. OFFICE 3 BR, 1 BA, Jr., Midtown 1br apt $350mo #228 Sikovsek PRINTER, COPY, FAX, METLER TOLEDO DIGITAL SCALES, Tuttle, SEI Real Es- Derby 2+br, gar.......$700 MITCHELL VET John and to the animal SUPPLY 316-267-6276 elec only, ch/a, onsite 960 SQ FT. tate @ 993-1250. ROYAL SHIPPING SCALES, OPEN SIGNS Giles, Timothy; Haysville 3br, 1ba.....$650 lndry $150/dep. 258-9035 #747 1 CAR GAR #137 Herrman, Tamara; and is ill-advised. www.happyjackinc.com Whitewater2br$400-$475 TERMS: CASH, CHECK W/BANK LETTER OF DERBY 1400 Nixon Matthews, Crystal; caretakers-of-america AS IS WHERE IS 2br 1ba, trash/water #842 CREDIT 10% BUYERS PREMIUM Dedeaux, Josh; .com 682-1104 variety of Dogs &Cats 040 Manufactured paid, $495. 788-4290 #1806 Horses/Livestock Housing/Lots OPEN HOUSE #1540 Stoddard, Jessica; A all sizes avail for AdoptNW: 2 bd, 1 ba, bsmt, 310 and Supplies DERBY 1br, ch/a, w/d, #630 Johnson, Jake; SUNDAY 2-4 PM 2-3 BR's AVAILABLE country kitch, appl ** DAILY SALES ** appl, crpt, no pets, $395 #726 Orajiato, Janice; ion. 316-807-8473 lv msg $530/mo. Own In 10 Years or Less incl, +$300dep 619.1956 aft 6p #1133 Birmngham, FEBRUARY 19 BANKRUPT WEDDING & PROM DRESSES AT 16' Stock Trailer 681-3330 Box 22 All Credit Approved! Ashley; Guess What? Looking for quality? 2837 N. BROADWAY, SUITE 103, WICHITA, KS 316.633.3535 $500/down payment. NW: 2+br, 1ba, ch/a, #1116 Carr, Lachelle; You can place your Blasted, painted, total 24/hr Approval NICE INVENTORY OF WEDDING, PROM & FLOWER GIRL hkups, appls, 1-car Rusty Riggin print and online #261 Miller, Dominique; refurb. Unbelievable Call Kevin 316-393-8374 w/d gar. 452 N. Doris $550+ DRESSES, VEILS, GLOVES, HAIR PIECES, SHOES, Classified ad, #260 McCord, Megan; shape and built to last. rigginauction.com $400 dep. (316) 943-2831 anytime day or night #835 Igartua, Sarah; $5200. 620-441-8299 OTHER ACCESSORIES. on Kansas.com NW: 3 bd, 1 ba, covered CONTINUING at: 10 TO 4 MONDAY SATURDAY patio, 2 1/2 car grg, 12127 E. Kellogg 055 Lots and Land Equipment $925/mo. 681-3330 #2702 Rau, Aaron; 24/7 320 Farm #126 Busch, Kenneth; and Services 40 Acres on paved road, Box 9 Hannah, Tonishea; Millions make their #3161 nice home site or farm NW: 451 N. Gordon 2br #395 Reid, Collin; BUD PALMER AUCTION BASSET HOUND move ground, Valley Center 1ba, ch/a, laundry rm, ESTIMATES 101 W. 29TH N. - WICHITA, KS (All Goods Must Be Re- Basset Hound Puppies FREE schools, $4200 per acre. new paint & flr cvrgs. with Classified. types of fence. Ref’s (316) 838-4141 moved Within 48 Hours) Call (620) 583-4748 All 316-461-5399 $575/mo. 316-250-0298 Call 262-4222. Ins'd. Jeff 316-644-8924

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Pontiac G-6 09, all pwr, TOYOTA Camry '04 SE Building full of stuff! Cash Paid For Diabetic BMW 540i '95, 133K, DODGE Ram 2500 '02 Twin Matt. Set.............$50 Hospital loaded, $12,995 obo. beds, walkers, Test Strips up to $10 per exc. maint., perfect ext cab, Cummins diesel 200 USED TRUCKS, at, pwr m/rf, loaded NE Recliner........................$50 walking sticks, K & M Motors CARS & SUV's bed assi140k-strong truck Wholesale Prices * SUPER NICE!!! Used Appliances Full Matt. Set...............$50 st tables, wheelchairs, box. Tom (316) 285-9671 cond, $5995. 685-6090 ONLY 620-229-2247 or $7450 316-621-0383 Byfield & Byfield $8999 682-2211 dlr Washer..........$125 Sofa...............................$50 candy machines, secre620-218-4600 Warranties on all Dryer.............$125 Queen Matt. Set..........$50 tary chairs, transmissCADILLAC ALANTI Extended Available DODGE RAM ’04 1500 VW Beetle GLS Estate Sales, Inc. Refrig.............$150 Desk..............................$50 ion jack, old records Conv ’90 Project Car, PONTIAC Gr Prix ’08 at, lthr, roof,’06 Financing * Lots One-owner. 39K. 5.7l * of only 40K Stove..............$150 King Matt Set..............$50 78’s 45’s 33’s, lockers, as is. (316) 321-5885 Tax Specials silver, exc. condition, $8999 Hemi V8. Quad cab * Dealers 682-2211 dlr 627 N. LORRAINE Blk Full Futon Matt....$50 file cabinets, tools, rest52,000 mi. $9550 Welcome * $13,400 obo. 648-9569 VISA/MC Accepted (Central & Hillside, 30 Day Warranty Elec. Mini Bike .........$200 aurant tables, dolls, 316-524-2351 CHEVY IMPALA ’61 VW Beetle '07, at, a/c (316) 880-9630 1123 E Pawnee one blk W. of Wesley Bubble Top, Project car DODGE Ram '04 ST leaded stained glass TOYOTA Avalon '98 TCWL, 60K LIKE NEW! 1360 N Hillside Hospital, directly wedelauto.com Where is/as is, $6500 Quad Cab, 5.7L Hemi, antiques, collectloaded, lthr, roof $9999 682-2211 dlr behind Health 5 pc BR set, made of oak doors, OBO. 316-871-7099 new brakes, dark blue, (Just 15 min. E. of railroad ties, steel only 70K, SUPER NICE!!!! 262-8733 Strategies) & oak veneers, $400. ibles, Wichita corner of 2WD, only 45K miles. wheels, old dishes, old $6999 682-2211 dlr Need an Experienced 316-841-8429 $12,950 316-207-9364 Hwy 400 & Hwy 77 N) cookware, slot boards, Parking is very diffiPersonal 316-621-0383 light fixtures, boxes & Chimney Sweep - See cult! Please observe no925 FORD EXPLORER Vans & Mini Vans Sofa $200, Desk $125, boxes of stuff. Pickers 316-259-8423 parking signs. Atten- OPOPO 2 counter stools, $50 ea. Paradise SPORT TRAC ’10 Lim316-259-0082 (316) 259-8979 Messages the Service Directory. dant will be on duty. ited, 22K mi., V8, hard Call 316-681-1847 Chevy Express 2500 '09 4815 N. Hydraulic silver, exc. cond., Cargo Van, 3 to choose cover, 325I '06, loaded, WASHER...............$149 from, xtra clean, $27,000. 316-734-6632 BMW lthr, m/rf, only 44K! DRYER..................$149 MUST SELL! SUNDAY 8-1 $12,995. 209-5702 dlr ABSOLUTELY like new! Includes Del. & Warr. Ford F150 '08 XLT $16,999 Sofa, 26" color TV, upSANDY S 682-2211 dlr Chevy Uplander '08, dual Super 267-3633 or 636-9909 Crew, 38K, silver, 75% OFF TODAY! right freezer (Amana) Conversation USED FURNITURE computer doors, all power. Call 4x2, 5.4 $17,950. 841-0462 desk,new elec 1856 N. WACO for price. BMW 330i '06 Exc cond. Late model big tub wheelchair, new Bruno 600 Lines This is 1st of 2 sales - washer 516-9130 K & M Motors FORD F250 ’99 XLT Dryers: auto, snrf, lthr, CD, wheelchair carrier, MEET SEXY SINGLES See pics of 1st sale at $100, $150,$150. Living-Dining-Bdrm ladies 620-229-2247 or 7.3L Turbo diesel, 2WD 95K, $175. Free del. $13,800. 316-688-1313 fur coat, full size byfieldestatesales.com 620-218-4600 tan, crew cab, shortbed, CADILLAC w/trade Cash Only! GREAT PRICES!!! Browse & Reply FREE! PU toolbox. Must sell SEVILLE 161K, great cond. 316-841-0761 (316) 262-9988 Chevy Venture '04 Luxury new costume jewelry & Straight Mon-Sat. 10:30-6 STS '03 Loaded, 90K, Curious (316) 267-8500 loaded, 1 ownr, super nice $7900 obo. 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Sun. 1-4pm All Appliances $50-$150 SETS ext cab, V8, solid truck, nice! $7999. 682-2211 dlr 12 @ $20-$50/set. cond., (316) 371-5842 AIRPORT ANNIES 935 RVs, Refrig,range,dishwashr, All sizes. & Accessories PRICED TO MOVE!! 316-522-7095 Contractor’s tools, and Personal Valet Taurus '02 SES SE Sale MONDAY Freezer,Washer,Dryer, $8200 316-621-0383 FORD Airport Rd In/Out at, loaded, alloys. only equipment, scaffold, 1250 AC,Microwave,Mower, Twin size Hospital Bed Motorhome Accepting C/C. 946-9700 2012 Coachmen 51K! $6999 682-2211 dlr texture sprayer, 48" § Wilson's: 794-2972 § By ROSIE & MIKE Concord GMC SIERRA ’05 SLT w/motor, exc. cond. gas cook top brand 220LE 24' One owner, 4x4 Z71 Crew Cab, red, FORD T-Bird '04, HT, $125. (316) 737-0153 new. (316) 371-5842 6,800 miles,private seller lthr, htd seats, 107K auto, a/c, TCWL, lthr, SW 2/18 Massage $53,000 Call (316) 50K, 1 owner, Like New! VERY CLEAN!!! 5yr old Maytag washer SPA FOR SALE 620 Therapy 316-640-3921 $17,999 682-2211 dlr 1001 W. IRVING 250-0009 daytime 9 am $14,600 $175. (316) 263-2960 works good, good cover Medical Equip. (1 blk S. of McCormick $800 OBO Accord '07 HYUNDAI Santa Fe ’04 HONDA 487 & Supplies off Seneca) 316-943-2563 auto, 2dr, V6, roof, Massage therapists 3.5L, lthr, pwr rf, LAST DAY! 9-4 NEW Furnace $475 after market wheels, Super Nice 1 Owner!! Super who advertise in 945 Trucks & SUVs Used CentralAC $125 Nice-Don't Miss!! 10x20 LOFT BARN Pride Mobility Jazzy $7999 682-2211 dlr $11,999 ** 65% OFF!! ** § or vice-versa §§ 682-2211 dlr Select 6 w/seat rise, 2 (metal) Storage Shed, this Cadillac Escalade '02 312-4232 C & S ESTATE SALES wired for electric, HYUNDAI Sonata '06 yrs old, $750. 655-6376 loaded, lthr, m/roof Service - Installation 706-0131 $3500 obo, 316-295-3029 classificationmust $11,999 682-2211 dlr Lexus RX300 '03 GLS, loaded, super nice! http://lemethink.com/ $7499 682-2211 dlr Jazzy Select Scooter, provide their CHEVY 1500 LT '08 csestatesales.html Lionel Train Set, burgundy, $250. Comes Antique Silverado, Ext. Cab, $13,000. (316) 773-9668 HYUNDAI Tiburon '06 Huffy bicycle w/battery & manu- $175; white, 74K, 5.3 V8, GT, red, V6, sport shift $25, brand new cond. license number. SW 2328 GREENFIELD Antiques & script. (316) 312-3595 aluminum wheels MITSUBISHI Raider ’06 52K, 1 owner 2-tone lthr, (316) 267-0639 Sat 8-5; Sun 8-2, BR set, 480 Collectibles JJ Spa Asian Massage $15,800 316-640-3921 under carriage LED TV & lots of misc. 75 BARRELS, 55, 30 & Steam Shower nowopen Chevy 2500 '11 HD PU, silver, $7800, V6 $11,500. 316-259-8196 AT, CD/PW/PL/CC 15 gal plastic $8ea. Steel 3535 W. Central 942-0550 WATCH FOR SALE Music/Video/ w/new Bessler Bail 4dr ext cab, sprayed 2 Attics Antique Mall LEXUS 2004 LS 430 $10/ea. 990-3040 5002 E. Central 683-6362 Bed, only 3k miles. Starting THURSDAY!! Open Daily 1534 E 61st 488 Entertainment Barrels on bedliner, tow hitch, Luxury options include 6201 S. Hydraulic for price. all exc cond. 650-2681 Xm Radio. $17,800. 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1711 S. Lynnrae - Willow Creed Addition

5br/3ba $165,650 3 bedroom 2 bath main with hardwood ďŹ&#x201A;oors in kitchen, dining, and living room. Kitchen features granite tops and 4 piece stainless appliance package. Other features include Andersen windows, entertainment center in fully ďŹ nished basement, storm room, and fully covered composite deck. See photos at www.buildwichita.com Steve Miller, 259-2377 PRUDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

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1415 S. Sierra Hills - Bellechase Addition

5 br/3 ba $255,000 Very open ďŹ&#x201A;oor plan with great ďŹ nishes. Hearth with ďŹ replace adjoining kitchen and dining area. Stainless Appliance package Range, Micro, DW, and Ref. included in price. Home is in great neighborhood with view of pond areas and green space. Three car garage is fully sheetrocked. Quartz tops in kitchen and granite in baths. www.buildwichita.com Steve Miller, 259-2377 PRUDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

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1424 Fairmount 69,000 Charming 2 Story, 1,568 sq. ft., 3br, 1.5ba, LR, DR, Gas Log FP in LR, Hardwood Floors throughout, 1 car oversized Detached garage with Brick Parking Pad, Fenced yd, Large closets in every BR, Full Basement, Near WSU, Just N of 13th & E Hillside Katies Elley, 685-5341, 990-5500 Walter Morris & Son Real Estate, LLC

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2604 N. Fieldstone- Andover $210,000 Hard to ďŹ nd 5 bedrooms & 4 baths! 3 bedrooms & 2 baths on main ďŹ&#x201A;oor plus 2 bedrooms, 2 baths & family room in view-out basement. Gas ďŹ replace in living room, deck off dining plus huge patio and ďŹ repit. Many extras thru-out. Call Marilyn, 316-992-7045 MARILYN HARRIS REAL ESTATE

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THE â&#x20AC;&#x153;I THINK Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;M FINALLY READY TO BE A HOMEOWNERâ&#x20AC;? CHALLENGE. 328939

325352 Annette Oleson (316) 461-1813

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207 N Pershing BR3 BA2.5 Grt loc 2521 N Woodridge St BR2 BA2.0 5650 E Coe Dr BR3 BA2.5 5823 E Flagstaff BR4 BA2.0 22x14 6405 E Aberdeen BR4 BA2.0 Great 8107 Mockingbird Ln BR3 BA2.0 231 N Quentin BR6 BA2.0 College Att gar 2726 sf $159,900 81483 Better than new w/appls $139,900 2 car $139,900 18133 sunroom upgrades $134,900 90003 ranch! Bsmt Move in! $129,900 Great ranch Updated $125,000 Hill bungalow $119,000 23343 Marcia Schultzq (316) 619-7993

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81353 Diane Z Park (316) 636-2323

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231 N Rutan BR3 BA1.0 College 131 S Volutsia BR3 BA1.0 2 car 26 Lansdowne BR1 BA1.5 Hill charmer $109,400 82603 full brick home $85,000 23393 Spacious Townhome $79,900 Susan Johnson (316) 634-0543

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545 S Circle Dr BR4 BA2.1 8320 E Brentmoor BR4 BA2.5 2 1054 N Bedford CT BR5 BA3.0 200 Penrose BR3 BA2.0 Rockwood 286 N Patton BR3 BA2.0 Stone ext 4621 N Farmstead BR5 BA3.0 Nice College Hill $216,000 20103 story bsmt 2 car playhouse $199,500 ranch 3 c full fin bsmt $197,000 Fab brick rnch updtd $195,000 HW flrs DR sun rm $170,000 19933 updates lg rooms $167,500 83113 83553 Diane Z Park (316) 636-2323 81503 Ron Jackson (316) 650-3526 Diane Z Park (316) 636-2778 Reenie West (316) 648-6175 Bryce Jones (316) 641-0878 Phyllis Zimmerman (316) 734-7411  

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3824 E 1st St N BR4 BA1.1 College Hill! 2668 sf! $164,900 20573

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1 N Stagecoach BR3 BA2.5 Exe RA 7421 S Champions BR0 BA0.0 1A custom thru-out $479,900 40783 Excellent patio home! $219,900 Ken McCaffree (316) 253-4694 Barbara Stewart (316) 648-8344

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Kate Mix (316) 619-8485

Ian Van Der Weg (316) 288-1583

Amy Hall (316) 733-9455

329423 2611 N Hood BR3 BA2.5 Move in ready. Fncd yard $99,900 84143

81003 Diane Z Park (316) 636-2323 86703 Diane Z Park (316) 636-2323

Janet Trosper (316) 640-2259

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Linda Seiwert (316) 648-9306

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Gigie Harpel (316) 518-7788

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1022 S Bracken Ct BR3 BA2.0 1705 S Herrington BR3 BA2.0 2106 S Lori Ln BR3 BA1.5 Just Reduced Lots of new $108,700 Great home Excellent area $195,000 1685 sf $132,800 86323

18633 Ann Staples (316) 778-1884

Annette Oleson (316) 461-1813

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332890 1221 E Fortuna BR4 BA2.0 1663 sf 30x24 gar & RV prkg $83,900

21163 Tara Story (316) 992-4770 21563 Pam Walline (316) 773-7599

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2602 S Cheyenne Blvd BR3 627 S Grove BR2 BA1.0 Hw BA1.0 2 c gar $75,900 23813 flrs Fml LR & Den $69,900 Sam Hamwi (316) 993-9462

LeAnna Beat (316) 214-1121

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8504 W Meadow Park BR5 14309 W Binter Cir BR5 BA4.0 BA3.0 3 c gar $449,900 86463 3664 sf Fully custom! $362,500

Pat Cox (316) 258-2799

16713 Randi Martin (316) 641-9596

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14302 W Sheriac Cir BR5 BA3.0 3 3554 N Lake Ridge Ct BR4 BA3.0 214 S Shefford BR4 BA3.5 Lg 1.5 323 N Cardington BR3 BA2.0 car ranch hw flrs Wow $210,000 Well Sprinkler $197,000 21973 sty lake view 2 FP $189,900 16313 Granite/tile master ste $149,900 21573 Cathie Barnard (316) 250-8525 Mikaela Rehmert-Fira (316) 516-1734 Janice McGinn (316) 259-2693 22953 Bryce Jones (316) 641-0878

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11822 W Rolling Hills Ct BR3 BA2.0 updated on large lot! $125,000 14453 Kim Blackim (316) 518-9614

329128

1520 N Melrose Ln BR2 BA2.5 Lg updated kit Mn flr lndry $123,900

14413 Linda Seiwert (316) 648-9306 84043 Laura Engels (316) 253-9899

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Andover 1848 Honeysuckle BR3 Benton 4333 SW Butler Rd BA2.0 3c ranch cul-de-sac $149,900 BR4 BA2.0 3 c gar $259,900

86793 Diane Z Park (316) 636-2323

942 N Westlink BR3 BA2.0 Lg kit FP Sunroom Shed fncd $114,900

86673 Pat Cox (316) 258-2799

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100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

331981

Mikaela Rehmert-Fira (316) 516-1734

Jonas Castleberry (316) 461-1781

326690

Haysville 355 Karla BR3 BA2.0 New 3c lndy up full bsmt $146,856

Haysville 1405 E Berlin BR3 BA2.0 Unfin bsmt 2 car gar $118,494

Pat Washburn (316) 288-8997

435 N Pine Grove BR3 BA2.0 FP 1510 N Bellick BR4 BA3.0 22.22 Fin bsmt Cov deck $149,900 16173 deck wood flrs updtd $149,500 Mikaela Rehmert-Fira (316) 516-1734 19713 Sissy Koury (316) 409-9955 100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

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Kim Covington (316) 990-2886

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81923 Steve Murphy (316) 295-0076 11853 Kate Mix (316) 619-8485

22013 Barbara Kieffer (316) 253-3512

83443 Linda Nugent (316) 655-2656

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Clearwater 5649 S 119th W BR3 BA3.0 Derby 2612 N Rough Creek Rd BR5 Derby 1401 Hamilton Unit C BR3 Derby 1506 E Pheasant Run Haysville 432 Karla BR3 Haysville 408 Karla BR3 60x25 4 car/wkshp on 1.93 acres $239,500 BA3.5 Awesome on golf course lot $350,000 BA3.0 Patio hm for adult living $245,000 BR4 BA3.0 2 c gar $219,900 12293 BA3.0 3 c gar $196,428 18393 BA3.0 3 c gar $193,400 85113 Jim Hodson (316) 617-6473 21353 Michelle Crouch (316) 461-1405 40643 Greg Yocom (316) 806-1188 18753 Sandy McRae (316) 259-3054 Jim Maxwell (316) 650-6817 Jim Hodson (316) 617-6473   

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Haysville 1419 E Berlin BR2 Haysville 1327 E Berlin BR2 BA2.0 2 car ranch a must see $114,900 BA2.0 2 c gar & more! $114,310 100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

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82023 Arletha Farrell (316) 755-0855

84133 Linda Seiwert (316) 648-9306

331125

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21233 June Marcy (316) 213-1751

100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

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Kechi 150 Kodiak BR3 BA2.0 3 Kechi 305 Dakota BR3 BA2.0 3 Mulvane 308 E Filmore BR2 BA2.0 Newton 718 SE 22nd car mn flr lndry $162,500 86173 c gar Mn flr lndry $162,500 86313 super well maintd brick rnch $100,000 BR5 BA3.0 3 c gar $265,000 Arletha Farrell (316) 755-0855

Arletha Farrell (316) 755-0855

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Newton 3005 S Duncan BR4 Park City 1501 Fallbrook BR3 Pretty Prairie 20219 S Riverview Sedgwick 12454 N Seneca BR4 BA3.0 Spacious, v/o bsmtâ&#x20AC;? $189,000 BA2.0 New 3BR 2BA 3 c extras $235,500 Dr BR3 BA2.5 2 c gar $129,000 BA3.5 20 acres Pond Creek $399,900 Robin Metzler (316) 288-9155

331949

11945 W Central Park Ct BR3 1602 N Robin Cir BR3 BA2.0 Cul de BA3.0 Fin bsmt Fenced yard $139,900 sac Great ranch $135,000 83583

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40633 Sissy Koury (316) 409-9955

331176

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17503 Jim Hodson (316) 617-6473 12483 Kathy Baker (316) 204-9671 18183 Kathy Baker (316) 204-9671 11513 Kathy Baker (316) 204-9671 100% FINANCING AVAILABLE

Lydia Barvais (316) 644-7300

330046

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14005 W Ocala BR6 BA4.5 2 master 29 W Rolling Hills Ct BR3 BA2.5 Lg 1024 N Coachhouse Cir BR5 2314 N Ridge Club Cir BR5 suites on mn flr $309,900 14523 corner lot Lg hm $299,000 85493 BA3.5 3 c gar $269,000 11483 BA4.0 Reflection Ridge $267,900

Andover 712 18th Fairway Andover 1917 N Beretta Ct BR4 Andover 323 N Oakmont Ct BR5 Andover 617 Havenwood Ct BR4 Andover 1517 W Browning Ct BR6 BA3.5 Terradyn area $419,000 BA3.0 Huge kitchen 3 car fncd $187,500 BA3.0 2 car Andover schools $184,900 BA3.0 Open plan specls low $174,000 BR5 BA3.0 Fncd Open plan $164,900

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Valley Center 135 S Emporia Valley Center 715 S Abilene BR3 BR3 BA1.0 2 c gar $154,000 23553 BA2.0 V-O bsmt, covered patioâ&#x20AC;? $149,000 18073 Danny Greenberg (316) 259-1431 Robin Metzler (316) 288-9155 Marvin Kallenbach (316) 371-9062 

Jennifer Peterson (316) 214-7807

Robin Metzler (316) 288-9155

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NE - 12.6 Acres Multi-Family Adover Schools All Utilities Available (Central & 127th) SE - 10 Acres Commercial All Utilities Avaliable (127th & Harry) NW - 40 Acres Maize Schools For Future Commercial & General Office (37th & 119th) NW - 13 Acres Zoned Multi-Family Maize Schools (119th) Residential, Multl-Fam|ly & Commercial Development On Farm Land Our Vast Experience Can Help You In Land Purchase, Development & Sales. CALL JOHN OR NANCY

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$1,195,000 MLS 321216 Amazing opportunity to purchase the former Symphony Showcase Home XV. This home was designed around the Sellerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s art collection and each room is truly a work of art. 9000 + sq.ft. of the highest quality craftsmanship in Wichita. Seller just completed over $1M in renovations. 4 Bed, 7 bath, fin bsmt. Wine grotto. All bed have in-suite bath. New paver drive â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3car gar.

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MLS 328679 Great location on this Ranch by Benton Airport. 1.6 acres, 2 Bed, 2 Bath on main floor (2 non conforming rooms in finished bsmt, along with bath and large rec room. Lg. Mstr Suite w/bath. Incredibly large Master closet. WB FP in Liv Rm. Full applianced Kit. Side load 2-car garage. Patio opens to East backyard w/deck and storage shed. CIRCLE SCHOOLS.

$92,500 MLS 329494 Move-in Ready!! Crisp and clean describe this 3 B 2 Ba Ranch home in Oil Hill. Home is neutral throughout, new carpet, ceiling fans, fully applianced eat-in kitchenâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;also includes Wash/ Dryer. Generous Master Suite w/full ba. Fenced yard. One car att Garage w/ opener. CIRCLE SCHOOLS

10725 E E.. Boston $225,900 Split bedroom plan with covered deck & mid-level walk-out. Great kitchen with walk-in pantry. View from the deck and rear of home is amazing!! 3 Car Garage.

10622 E E.. Boston $217,900 Lovely better-than-new ranch home on spacious cul-de-sac lot. Upgrades include: knock down ceilings on main floor, rounded corners, under-counter lighting in kitchen. 5 BR, 3 BA, 3 GAR.

202 W. Sunflower Sunflowe r $129,900 Seller is leaving all appliances (newer) including washer & dryer. Large open kitchen & eating area - opens onto 16 x 18 deck. Large trees border lot on east in utility easement. Roof & guttering new in 2011. Rose Hill Schools.

10205 Haskell 102 05 W. Ha sk ell $129,900 AVAILABLE !! Wonderful, open floor plan, large family room, fenced backyard. Goddard Schools. Lots of room to add equity in the basement.

190 Bea umont 19011 N. Beaumont f£{ä]äää No specials - exceptionally well maintained ranch - definitely move in ready. Kitchen and eating space opens to main floor family room with cozy fireplace. Fully fenced backyard & oversized corner lot. This home really shows pride of ownership.

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MLS 316815 Wowâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;custom built...one owner...Executive Home with upgrades galore! Located on a large (2-lot) corner. Eco-Built (ICF) constructed home, low utilities. 4 Bed 3.5 Baths. 3481 sq. ft. Gorgeous throughout, with Entry, Formal Din/Liv, Kit w/ custom cab, double ovens, eating bar, wood fls, island, FP in Hearth Room. Beautiful arched doorways. Fam rm w/FP, 2 bed in bsmt each with full bath. 3 Car Gar â&#x20AC;&#x201C;

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MLS 328192 Beautifully updated ranch on 3.4 acres with view of Briarcliff Lake. Updates include, all new kitchen, beautiful cabinets with all the bells and whistles. Eating space in kitchen, opens to new deck to enjoy lakefront view. New paint, carpet, bath fixtures, light fixtures. Open plan. WB Fireplace in LR. Finished bsmt. Remodeled patio w/new cover â&#x20AC;&#x201C; East facing backyard. New roof, Septic.

Smaller Custom Neighborhood. Convenient, yet Secluded! From the mid $200â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Specials under $10k, wooded lots.

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Stone columns flank entry to this elegant ranch home with many upscale amenities - custom woodwork, granite countertops, tiled bathrooms, hardwood flooring. Walk-out, viewout basement. Yard is landscaped with spinkler system. Hardi-board concrete siding, too

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MLS 332451 Crown Heights ranch 2 Bed 1 Ba, Breakfast nook in Kitchen, Form Dining, Original wood floors. New roof, new deck, new stove/refrig., new h/w tank, new bsmt wind, new front wind, new floor in kit. Interior is repainted in very pleasing new tones. Lg cedar closet in bsmt. 1 car gar, Well cared for home!!

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Upscale Homes starting $130â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and up. 9 homes available or build to suit. Lake lots, View-outs & Mid-level Walk-outs. Haysville Schools

200 Penrose Rockwood 1st Open 2-4 Spacious 3BR updated brick ranch, bsmt, front courtyd, lg deck, fenced, 2 car gar $195,000 8320 Brentmoor Brookhollow Open 2-4Amazing 4 BR 2 story, finished bsmt, patio, 2 sto ry playhouse w/electricity, sprinklers, $199,500

OPEN 1pm-6pm Tuesday-Sunday Call Jim Hodson (316)617-6473 New Phase Now Preselling from 100-170â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Maize Schools Choice lake lots and many floor plans available.

Tyler W 1/2 mile on 45th * By appointment Call Grant Delmar (316)393-0090

2521 N Woodridge Fairmont Open 2-4 Great ranch, newN carpet/paint/appl , stainless G IN D E P flr lndry, bsmt, 2 car, $139,900 steel appls, main

New Homes starting at $200,000. Haysville Schools Lake lots, wooded creek lots, walk out or view out basements

6405 E. Aberdeen McEwen Open 2-4 Spacious 4 BR ranch, IN new carpet & paint, G D N E P hardwd floors, fireplace, bsmt, patio. $129,900 8107 Mockingbird Ln Bonnie Brae Open 2-4 Nice3BRranch,hardwdfloors,cvrdpatio,2car gar, 3rd car pkg slab, fncd, sprinklers $125,000

71st St South and Main Call Pat Lyon (316)650-3746 / (316)721-9271 Fish or Golf out your back door! 40 acre stocked lake, 1/2 to 1 acre lots. Approved Builder Program. Paved roads and city water.

Corner of 63rd St S & Hydraulic. Call Pat Lyon (316)650-3746 / (316)721-9271

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11711 E 79th S. Derby Schools $268,500 6BR 4BA ranch on almost 10 AC., bsmt, 4 car 3914 N Jasmine Dr Willowbend $245,000 4BR 3.5BA, 2 car ,bsmt, newer zoned heat/ac 2339 Vinegate Tallgrass East $219,000 4BR 2BA, 2play rooms, fin vo/wo bsmt, wetbar 2215 Hathway Cir. Sycamore $159,900 Full brick ranch, roof 2011, 2,887 sq ft! full bsmt. 2121 S. Erie Below Appraisal $79,900 3BR ranch, fully applianced, bsmt, patio, fncd

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