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  • Complete High School Basketball Playoff Scores

    Complete High School Basketball Playoff Scores
    HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS-BOYS   ++++++++++++++++++++ || Class 1A state playoffs || || Vashon Island 50, Hoquiam 43 || || || Zillah 93, Lakeside (NMF) 63 || || || Mabton 61, Cashmere 55 || || || Nooksack Valley 65, Lynden Christian 59 ||...
  • UConn Women: Franklin Pierce Takes Preseason Pounding

    UConn Women: Franklin Pierce Takes Preseason Pounding
    Coming off the second consecutive undefeated national championship, UConn Nation was, of course, giddy with anticipation about what the 2010-11 season would bring for the women's basketball team. No more Tina Charles or Kalana Greene, remember. But...
  • UConn Women: Freshmen Step Up In Preseason Finale

    UConn Women: Freshmen Step Up In Preseason Finale
    Much attention was immediately placed on UConn's five freshmen in the preseason. Nothing unusual about that. Most people had never seen them play and the curiosity was high. In UConn's second and final preseason game against Indiana (Pa.) one of the five...
  • FHSU Men's Basketball makes giant leap in national rankings to No. 10

    FHSU Men's Basketball makes giant leap in national rankings to No. 10
    Fort Hays State made a giant leap in the national rankings on Tuesday (Dec. 6) from No. 24 in the nation to No. 10. The Tigers are in the top 10 for the third consecutive year. Fort Hays State is out to a 7-0 start, 1-0 in the MIAA, and hosts Washburn...
  • In the market for campaign memorabilia

    In the market for campaign memorabilia
    The votes are in, and it's bad news for John McCain. Barack Obama has a big lead in the sale of campaign buttons and other election paraphernalia, outselling McCain 3 to 1 on one memorabilia website. An Obama victory could make some of those pieces...
  • Presidents -- the good and the bad

    Presidents -- the good and the bad
    We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some...
  • Monday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    Monday, Aug. 25: ONE NATION Session begins at 3 p.m. Mountain Time, which is 2 p.m. Pacific and 5 p.m. Eastern. 3 p.m - 7 p.m. Call to Order The Honorable Howard Dean Chair, Democratic National Committee Former Governor of Vermont Invocation The...
  • Tuesday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network news channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN, Fox) will broadcast live from Denver and offer round-the-clock coverage....
  • 5th District Green Party Candidate Wages Campaign Of Principle

    He was a teenager working at a golf course in his hometown of Kennebunkport, Maine, when a well-heeled patron came in with a question: Who among all of these caddies could run a lawn mower without running over their feet? Harold H. Burbank II could,...
  • Needle points: Picking the perfect Christmas tree

    Needle points: Picking the perfect Christmas tree
    We have 19 days until Christmas. Do you have your tree yet? Trees have been a part of American holiday celebrations since the 1850s. President Franklin Pierce was the first to place a tree in the White House, but it was President Calvin Coolidge who...
  • SPU Women's Soccer Win NCAA Championship

    Janae Godoy delivered Seattle Pacific's first women's soccer title on a golden goal with 2:13 left in the final overtime Saturday for a 1-0 victory over previously undefeated West Florida in the NCAA Division II championship game at Pepin Stadium....
  • 10 things you might not know about inaugurations

    1 George Washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration. 2 Perhaps the greatest myth of U.S. inauguration history is that William Henry Harrison's long speech in chilly weather caused his death in 1841. True, Harrison didn't wear a hat or...