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Sub-State Basketball Schedule & Brackets Available

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The 2013 Kansas State High School Activities Association Sub-State Basketball Tournament Brackets are now available for viewing. It is recommended that you view these brackets in Microsoft Internet Explorer, as other browsers may remove the bracket lines when viewing. Please note that several games will most likely be rescheduled due to the winter storm moving through the state of Monday ... Read More »

State Wrestling Delayed Due To Winter Storm

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association today announced that due to the upcoming winter storm, the 2013 State Wrestling Tournaments will be delayed by 2 hours on Friday, February 22nd. This will impact all sites across the State of Kansas. Weight in will start at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, with first round competition beginning at noon. The second round ... Read More »

Kugler Company to Host Water Management Meeting

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MCCOOK, NE, February 14, 2013 – On February 26 in McCook, Nebraska, Kugler Company will present four industry experts to discuss water management issues and their ever-emerging impact on growers. Mike Peterson of Orthman Manufacturing in Lexington, NE will discuss Root Structure and Development. Dave Lankford from Earthtec Solutions in Vineland, NJ will cover Water Management on the High Plains. ... Read More »

MCL Tournament Brackets Available

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The Norton Blue Jays & Lady Jays will be participating in the MCL Tournament this week. All Norton games will be broadcast on Classic Hits KQNK AM 1530/FM 106.7 as well as our website KQNK.com. You can view the updated brackets online at at North Central Kansas Sports. Read More »

KBCA Basketball Rankings – Jan. 7

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BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS – JANUARY 7TH 6A Boys 1. Blue Valley NW 2. Olathe South 3. Wichita North 4. Blue Valley North 5. SM East 6. Derby 7. Olathe East 8. Blue Valley West 9. Manhattan 10. Dodge City 5A Boys 1. Shawnee Mission South 2. Emporia 3. Lansing 4. Kapaun Mount Carmel 5. KC Washington 6. Blue Valley Southwest ... Read More »

K-State Falls to Oregon in Fiesta Bowl 35-17

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — De’Anthony Thomas returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for the first of his two touchdowns, Marcus Mariota accounted for three scores, and No. 5 Oregon raced past No. 7 Kansas State 35-17 at the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday night. Oregon (12-1) jumped out to a 15-0 lead behind Thomas’ opening return and 23-yard touchdown catch in the ... Read More »

Norton Girls Top Week 2 Cross Country Poll

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Boys 4A 1. Wamego 55 2. De Soto 37 3. Hugoton 34 4. Mulvane 29 5. Baldwin 28 6. Andale 16 7. Clay Center Community 6 Others: Altamont-Labette County 5, BasehorLinwood 5, Paola 4, Ulysses 3, Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail 1, Lenexa-St. James Academy 1 Girls 4A 1. Baldwin 59 2. Topeka-Hayden 36 3. Maize South 33 4. Paola 30 5. Lenexa-St. ... Read More »

Norton Selected For Funding Under KDOT’s Geometric Improvement Program

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Projects that will improve intersections and address road deficiencies in 18 cities throughout Kansas will receive fiscal year 2015 funding under the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Geometric Improvement Program. The state will provide $10.9 million for the projects, which will be built at an estimated cost of $15.4 million. The cities will provide matching funds to cover the remainder of ... Read More »

KQNK Delivers Big 12 Conference Game Highlights To Sports Fans Online

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KQNK features Big 12 Video Zone on kqnk.com to run official Big 12 Conference game highlights for all sports July 3, – Dierking Communications, Inc. announced today that through an agreement with the Big 12 Conference (Big 12) and official media partner XOS Digital, Inc. (XOS), it has joined the Big 12 Affiliate Network, an exclusive program that enables the accredited media to feature ... Read More »

Visit Branson This October, Seats Still Available!

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Branson in the Fall October 1 – 4, 2012 Sponsored by Classic Hits KQNK Get your seat today! Call Mike Hughes at 785-620-7606 to reserve your spot on the bus! There’s nothing like Branson in the fall with the changing of the colors and the beautiful weather of the Ozarks.   Monday, October 1 We’ll depart Smith Center early with ... Read More »

Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

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Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Historically, from 1979-2003, excessive heat exposure caused 8,015 deaths in the United States. During this period, more people in this country died from extreme heat than from hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined. In 2001, 300 deaths were caused by excessive heat exposure. People suffer ... Read More »

All-Star Wrap: East Runs Past West In Division II

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By Eric Allgood-KREP Radio 92.1 Belleville, Kansas The Divison II game showed the promise of fireworks early on as Moscow’s Osvaldo Granillo took the opening kickoff 73 yards for a touchdown to give the West the first points of the game and Dighton’s Guy Fulmer would add the 2 point conversion to make it 8-0.  The West would add another ... Read More »

All-Star Wrap: Division I West Blanks East 36-0

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By Eric Allgood-KREP Radio 92.1 Belleville, Kansas Players from across the state converged on Beloit this week to prepare for the 27th Annual 8-Man All Star Football Games.  Coaches and athletes enjoyed four days of practices and evening activities to come together to represent their schools at Trojan Field on Saturday, June 9th. The Division I teams kicked off first.  ... Read More »

Complete State Track & Field Results

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LIVE WEBCAST | 6A | 5A | 4A | 3A | 2A | 1A | Schedule Classic Hits KQNK is committed to covering high school athletics in the communities our radio stations reach. In keeping with this tradition, we are happy to provide LIVE RESULTS from the KSHSAA State Track & Field Championships at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. This is ... Read More »

Trego Community Joining NWK League in 2012-2013

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After 59 years in the Mid-Continent League, Trego Community High School in WaKeeney is moving to the Northwest Kansas League. The move was approved by the USD 208 Board of Education, and will begin in the next academic school year (2012-13). The move will affect area teams such as Osborne and Smith Center who are currently in the MCL. Currently, ... Read More »