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Beavers overcome 10 point deficit to nudge Eagles in OT

When Bo Hess missed the first of his two free throws with only one second remaining and the score tied 60-60 in overtime on Friday, the Scott City senior didn’t feel any added pressure. “I wasn’t too nervous because I knew the worst thing that would happen was another overtime and...
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McDaniel, Jurgens are 4A regional champs; Beavers send 4 to state

Justus McDaniel didn’t look like a freshman during Saturday’s Class 4A regional wrestling at Buhler. A takedown and near-fall in the final 13 seconds saw Scott City’s 113-pounder win an exciting 8-5 decision over top-seeded Adam Whitson in the championship finals. McDaniel is one...

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Homer Dean Cauthon

Homer D. Cauthon, 88, Riverton, Wyo., died Feb. 9, 2017, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton.   Homer Dean Cauthon was born August 1, 1928, in Albert, Ks., the son of Lee E. and Margaret C. (Teten) Cauthon. Following graduation from Scott Community High School, Homer helped out on...

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4 SCHS matmen are league champions

The Great West Activities Conference wrestling tournament didn’t offer any big surprises for Scott City. With only a couple of exceptions, the Beavers won where they expected and had three individual league champions in the dual format. Scott City finished as the league runner-up with their only...

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SCHS Winter Homecoming 2017

Scott Community High School Winter Homecoming King Hayden Nevills and Queen Nancy Wiebe ...

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Clarence Leslie Williams

Clarence Leslie Williams, 92, died Jan. 28, 2017, in Rogers, Ark. He was born May 15, 1924, in Neodesha, Ks., the son of Orrin and Florence (Bunzel) Williams. Clarence graduated high school in Neodesha and in 1948 from Kansas State Teachers College, earning his bachelor’s degree in elementary...

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Crowning of SCHS winter royalty is Fri.

Scott Community High School winter Homecoming activities will be held Fri., Feb. 3, when the Beavers host Colby High School. Crowning ceremony will take place during halftime of the boy’s basketball game. The theme is “Home Sweet Home.” Queen candidates are Paige Winderlin, daughter...

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Clarence Leslie Williams

Clarence Leslie Williams, 92, died Jan. 28, 2017, in Rogers, Ariz. He was born May 15, 1924, in Neodesha, Ks., the son of Orrin and Florence (Bunzel) Williams. Clarence graduated high school in Neodesha and in 1948 from Kansas State Teachers College, earning his bachelor’s degree in elementary...

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Forest J. Gilbert

Forest J. Gilbert, 73, died Jan. 26, 2017, at his home. He was born Jan. 16, 1944, in Dodge City, the son of Forest C. Gilbert and Eilene A. (McCabe) Gilbert. Forest owned and operated Gilbert Insurance Agency and was in the insurance business for over 50 years. On July 23, 1965, he married Mary...

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After rough start, SC pulls away from Lady Broncs

Lakin’s ability to drive to the basket and create some easy opportunities early in Tuesday’s game looked like it would be a problem for the Scott City girls. The problem didn’t last for long. With a few defensive adjustments, the Lady Beavers (7-6) were able to quickly turn the tables...

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Advocacy Day provides students with framework for civic engagement

Success in education isn’t just about what happens in the classroom. “If we haven’t produced students who are good citizens outside the classroom and who are engaged in their community can we say we’ve done our job as educators?” asks the superintendent of the Dighton school...

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Elvira L. Billinger

Elvira L. Billinger, 86, died Jan. 22, 2017, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. She was born March 5, 1930, in Ness City, the daughter of Joseph and Katherine (Dechant) Rupp. Elvira attended Holcomb schools and graduated from Holcomb High School in 1948. She has lived in Garden City and Scott...

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State board of ed offers new ‘vision’ of a successful student

It’s time to change how success in education is measured, challenges Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education. The state board of education is in the midst of those changes with new outcomes for public education and by reducing the amount of testing required by Kansas students. Another...

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