sports

University hires, quickly fires sports spokesman

The University of Great Falls fired its director of sports information and marketing shortly after hiring him on Thursday, saying it learned he had a criminal record that an initial background check failed to uncover.…
Thomas Woodruff of Shawnee Heights High School is our Scholar Athlete of the Week, sponsored by GameDay Super Store, K-State Super Store and Kaw Valley Bank.

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Thomas Woodruff

Thomas Woodruff from Shawnee Heights High School is our Scholar Athlete of the Week, sponsored by GameDay Super Store, K-State Super Store and Kaw Valley Bank.…
Eisenhower Memorial

Panel rejects design for Eisenhower Memorial

Architect Frank Gehry has designed large metal tapestries depicting the Kansas landscape of Ike's boyhood home held up by 80-foot-tall limestone columns. Statues of Eisenhower as president and World War II general would stand at the park's center. Gehry did not attend the meeting Thursday.…