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TMP Baseball Sweeps Salina Sacred Heart »

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The TMP baseball team outscored Salina Sacred Heart 20-3 in a home doubleheader sweep on Thursday. Game 1: TMP 9, Sacred Heart 1 Ryan Ruder allowed just one unearned run over six innings in game one and struck out six to earn the win. The Monarchs scored eight runs in the final three innings in […]

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HHS girls 4th; boys 3rd at McPherson »

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The Hays High girls had three individual winners and finished fourth as a team at the McPherson track and field meet on Thursday. The Indians finished with 72 team points, five behind third place Valley Center and 31points behind first place. Goddard Eisenhower finished second with 92 points. Ashlyn Parish won the both 100 meter […]

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Penalty kick lifts Monarchs to win over Hays High »

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A penalty kick was the difference Thursday as the TMP girls soccer team swept their season series with Hays High winning 1-0 at Hays High. Tyra Younnie scored a first-half penalty kick putting the Monarchs up 1-0 and they would hold on for the win. The Monarchs and Indians opened the season against each other […]

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HHS soccer downs Great Bend 3-1 »

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Talyn Kleweno scored a pair of goals and the Hays High girls soccer team won their second straight match Monday 3-1 over Great Bend. The Indians took an early 1-0 lead on Kleweno’s first goal coming in the opening minute of the match. Kleweno added another first-half goal giving the Indians a 2-0 lead at […]

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Tigers clinch MIAA tournament appearance with sweep of Lopers »

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The Fort Hays State Tigers clinched a spot in next week’s MIAA tournament with a doubleheader sweep of Nebraska-Kearney Saturday in Hays. Game 1: FHSU 9, UNK 8 Amanda Vaupel hit a three-run homerun and the Tigers scored two runs in the sixth inning on their way to a 9-8 win over Nebraska-Kearney in game-one. […]

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Ellis Co. prosecutor: Charges forthcoming after FHSU drug arrests »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Charges are expected to be filed next week in the case of seven Fort Hays State University students arrested Wednesday for their alleged connection to the distribution of illegal drugs and prescription pills. Ellis County Attorney Tom Drees said six of the seven have had their bond hearings and were […]

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House built by NCK Tech students set for open house Friday »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Potential buyers will get an opportunity today to take a tour of a home built by North Central Kansas Technical College students that is up for auction later this year. Twelve NCK Tech Carpentry and Cabinetmaking students have been working for the last year on the nearly 2,000-square-foot home that […]

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REMINDER: Hays Has Jobs Job Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. today »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post The annual Hays has Jobs Job Fair returns to the Mall in Hays is today. Ernee Sly of the Ellis County Coalition for Economic Development said there are 35 businesses set up for Thursday’s event. The jobs range from full-time professional to part-time hourly positions. According to Sly, the job […]

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Ellis County Commission limits hiring, talks wind farm »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post At Monday night’s commission meeting, the Ellis County Commission approved a resolution limiting future hiring within county departments. The resolution states any unfilled position open before March 25 will remain open. The position will then be removed from the 2016 budget unless the department head can convince the county administrator […]

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Ellis Co. pursues ways to clean up Munjor, Pfeifer properties »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Ellis County is moving forward with an attempt to clean up one property in Pfeifer and possibly two more in Munjor after concerns were presented to the Ellis County Commission. Earlier this year, a resident approached the commission with a list of properties in Munjor they believed need cleaned up. […]

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FHSU Shooting team finishes 2nd at nationals »

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The Fort Hays State University Shotgun Sports Team finished as the division 2 runner-up at the ACUI National Collegiate Shotgun event held March 24 through 29 San Antonio, Texas. The 13-member team placed first in four of the six events. 5-Stand 210/250 targets – 1st Place Sporting Clays 463/500 targets – 1st Place Wobble Trap 275/300 targets – 3rd Place International […]

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Oil decline expected to have dramatic impact on Ellis Co. revenue »

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By JONATHAN ZWEYGARDT Hays Post Ellis County is expected to be forced to do more with less — that is the opinion of one Ellis County commissioner as the county deals with a projected cut in funds because of the drop in oil prices. With the county expecting to see a large drop in in […]

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Ellis County Sheriff’s activity log, March 19 »

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March 19 Criminal Transport, Wakeeney, 6:59 a.m. Criminal Transport, Ellsworth, 8:26 a.m. Criminal Transport, Dodge City, 10:08 a.m. Criminal Transport, Larned, 10:30 a.m. Warrant Service, 100 block West 12th, 2:33 p.m. Warrant Service, 100 block West 12th, 2:33 p.m. Warrant Service, 100 block West 12th, 2:33 p.m. Warrant Service, 100 block West 12th, 2:34 p.m. […]

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