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  • Animal Planet’s “Glory Hounds” introduces military working dogs and their handlers

     
    Military working dogs and all that they do to help our soldiers in combat have become more appreciated in recent years, particularly in light of the knowledge that a military dog was part of the team on the ground when Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011....
  • Clint Bowyer will race again at RPM

    Clint Bowyer will race again at RPM
    NASCAR driver and Kansas native Clint Bowyer will return to Hays to race again this summer. The Rolling Plains Speedway announced via its Facebook page on Tuesday that Bowyer has signed on to race at its Mod Mania event on July 31st. The Emporia...
  • FHSU splits at Emporia

    FHSU splits at Emporia
    Fort Hays State erased a 10-point deficit in the last 3:30 of regulation and went on to win 79-76 in overtime to move to 9-3 overall and 3-1 in the MIAA. Ben Congiusta buried a 3-point field goal with just over two seconds remaining to force the extra...
  • FHSU softball receives No. 1 seed in Central Regional

    FHSU softball receives No. 1 seed in Central Regional
    The Fort Hays State softball team received the No. 1 seed in the Central Regional of the NCAA Tournament and will serve as a host site, May 10-12, for four teams competing to move on to the Super Regional the following weekend. Fort Hays State will face...
  • An accident, a fight and Bowyer's chase hopes end at Phoenix

    An accident, a fight and Bowyer's chase hopes end at Phoenix
    Clint Bowyer's chance at a NASCAR championship will have to wait another year. The Emporia native appeared to be headed to Homestead, with an outside shot at the title. But instead, an accident caused when Jeff Gordon intentionally wrecked the 15 coming...
  • Kenseth wins at Talladega, Bowyer caught in "the big one"

    Kenseth wins at Talladega, Bowyer caught in "the big one"
    Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth won Sunday at Talladega Superpeedway, where a last-lap crash turned defending NASCAR champion Tony Stewart upside down.     Stewart was leading the final lap but had no drafting partner as the field closed in on him. He...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Kansas has a unique footprint in NASCAR

    The Backstretch Blog: Kansas has a unique footprint in NASCAR
    We all know about Clint Bowyer's involvement in NASCAR. If you didn't before you started reading this blog, you do now. But the Emporia native who is smack dab in the middle of the Chase for the Championship is not the only connection NASCAR has to the...
  • Johnson wins pole; Keselowski to start 32nd, Bowyer 8th

    Johnson wins pole; Keselowski to start 32nd, Bowyer 8th
    Jimmie Johnson's championship hopes got a boost Friday when he won the pole position for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway while points leader Brad Keselowski qualified 32nd.     Johnson, a five-time champion, gained not only the...
  • Kasey Kahne wins 1st career race at Bristol; Bowyer is fifth

    Kasey Kahne wins 1st career race at Bristol; Bowyer is fifth
    Kasey Kahne won a Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for the first time Sunday after Brad Keselowski struggled on the final restart. Tempers flared after the race. Joey Logano leaned inside the car window of former teammate Denny Hamlin to...
  • Thousands of customers had no power in Missouri, Kansas on Tuesday afternoon

    Thousands of customers had no power in Missouri, Kansas on Tuesday afternoon
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than 41,000 customers in northwest Missouri and parts of Kansas remained without power on Tuesday afternoon as utility crews scrambled to return service before nightfall after the second winter storm in less than a week hit...
  • FHSU Men's Basketball Claims Share of MIAA Regular Season Championship

    FHSU Men's Basketball Claims Share of MIAA Regular Season Championship
    With a Washburn win over Central Missouri on Saturday evening in Topeka and a FHSU win over Lincoln on Friday, Fort Hays State earned its first-ever regular season championship in the MIAA, sharing the title with Central Missouri. Both teams finished...
  • There will be lots more to watch in Richmond than Earnhardt, Johnson and Stewart

    There will be lots more to watch in Richmond than Earnhardt, Johnson and Stewart
    It's a certainty there will be more Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans on hand at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday for the Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 than any of the "5 Drivers to Watch" listed below. And it's entirely possible there will...