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  • Even a Bad Egg Roll Could Not Stop the Shockers

    Fans could see from the rafters that the Shocker's rythmn was a bit off during yesterday's WSU-Davidson game. Turns out an egg roll was to blame. Cleanthony Early managed to be the "player of the game" yesterday, despite battling food poisoning. The Shockers showed they had grit and determination as they went on to 13 and 0 yesterday. That was some MTXE for sure. GO SHOCKS as you enter conference play on the road!

  • Last Minute Christmas Gift For The Person Who Will Try Anything!

    Do you have a friend who is one of those people who says: "Sure! I'll try it!" Well, here's the perfect Christmas Gift: The "Sure, I'll Try It" gift basket.

  • Save a Life, Save Some Time and Money

    If you are not a fan of wrapping presents, but are a fan of saving lives...let volunteers do the gift wrapping while you donate blood this Friday from 7am to 4pm. at the American Red Cross, 707 North Main. Just bring along up to 10 presents you want wrapped!

  • Looking Forward to The Shockers Beating Tennesse

    When the Shockers beat Tennesse they will move to 10 and 0...a school record. The Shockers were denied the record last year, as they were 9 and 0 when they played Tennesse in Tennesse and lost. Be part of what is expected to be the largest crowd to date at IBA tomorrow and let's help the Shocker men set two records at once! GO SHOCKS!

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    Jayhawks or Gayhawks? What did he say?

    Last Sunday night, during Kansas City-based news station KSHB 41 Action New’s weekly sports show which runs after NBC’s Sunday Night Football, sportscaster Jack Harry referred to the University of Kansas men’s basketball team as what sounded like “Gayhawks” as opposed to “Jayhawks.” The phrase “Gayhawk” has been used as a pejorative term toward that fan base and Harry has a reputation in that market for tweaking the KU fanbase. The video is here for you to judge:

  • The Shockers Are Higher Ranked than KU!

    It's been a long time since this has happened. 1964? Not sure if it has happened since 1964, but today the USA Today poll of coaches ranks the Shockers # 8 and the AP poll ranks the Shockers #12...KU is ranked # 13 in both polls. The Shockers need to win against Tennesse this Saturday to be 10-0 and beat the school record. It would also be sweet as Tennesse kept them from 10 and 0 last year. Hope renaming a portion of Waterman around the arena, "Play Angry Place" will help. Thank you Antoine Carr for suggesting that mantra!

  • Airport Naming Advisory Committee Starts!

    For those Fox listeners who have been the catalyst for changing the name of our airport to honor President Eisenhower, be encouraged that the next step is near. The Airport Naming Advisory Committee will have its first meeting next week. Not sure if there is a prescribed number of meetings or if we get it done, when we get it done. The committee advises the council as to their findings and then the council will vote on naming the airport for Eisnehower...not sure when, but the wheels are turning.

  • How To Make Your Tree the Prettiest

    I have figured out a way to make a Christmas tree really spectacular in terms of brightness and beauty. Don't choose between clear or colored lights for the tree, use some of both, in close proximity to each other. The effect is really cool. However, don't use so many lights you overload your circuits and use a power strip rather than a bunch of extension cords.

  • Shockers Ranked 10th in Coaches Poll

    Congratulations to the Shocker men's basketball team and to Coach Marshall on the great season they are having and this morning's news that they are ranked #10 in the country in the coaches poll and #11 in the AP poll. Thanks for bringing honor to Wichita! We all truly love you guys!!! Go Shocks!!!

  • So Proud of Our Shocker Basketball Team

    If you watched the Shocker men take on St. Louis in St. Louis on know they are deserving of what could soon be a top 10 ranking. They are undefeated. Here's hoping for an undefeated season all the way to the March tournament! What do you think? Email me at

  • Black Friday Mean Free Pets at the Humane Society

    Black animals are free at the Humane society today from 11 to 8 to day (Friday 11/29). Other animals are half-off. For some weird reason black animals have less chance of being 'em and treat them like "gold" if you do adopt...or Phil and I will hunt you down!

  • Sportsmanship is a Lost Art

    Thanksgiving Day mean football among other things. The Detroit Lions are notorious for trying to injure other players, so who better to see every Thanksgiving than a shinning example of unsportsman like conduct. I miss the days where respect for your oppostion mattered. I like gentleman, not show boating thugs who are all about themselves. I miss players like Jerry Rice.

  • Can a Company That Runs an Adult Site Help America?

    As ridiculous as it sounds, such a company has offered to help straighten out the Affordable Care Act website for free, because they say they handle lots of inquiries with complete confidentiality. So as long as what they are doing is legal, should the government accept their help? I do know people who had no trouble signing up...maybe they were used to going to adult sites and knew how to navigate. Hee he.

  • Glad to See We Can Have Christmas fun in Old Town

    WIll be heading out tomorrow for an "Affair in the Square". Will be shopping in Old Town tomorrow ...from noon to 6 there will be fun things to do..including carriage rides..I will take some fruit for the horses. Photo booth, great shopping, City Arts will have an open house too plus lots of entertainment!

  • It Takes a Lot of Patience to Change an Airport Name

    Airport names get changed frequently. In fact, our own director of airports, Victor White told me he once went through the process of changing the same airport name three times. We are getting a beautiful new terminal that, and since we only have one terminal, that terminal constitutes a "new airport" in the minds of most people. Our city could benefit from a new, retainable, name for our airport. Trying to convince people of that, especially when a completely erroneous budget estimate that was constructed to confuse the issue got into the hands of some reporters who failed to read anything but the bottom line figure. Now we are waiting for all the council members to make their appointments to the naming commiitte so nothing will happen until at least Dec. 3rd.

  • A Topeka News "Source" Says Broncos Cheated

    It must be satire, but some gullible people will no doubt believe a story online that the Broncos cheated by managing to fill their stadium with marijuana smoke during the game last Sunday and since Denver players were acclimated not only to the altitude, but to wafting marijuana smoke (as it is legal in Colorado) the Broncos had a distinct advantage over the woozy Chiefs players, resulting in the loss. Do you think anyone will "buy" that theory? Let me know at

  • What to serve on Sunday

    It will be a mixed group at our house Sunday to watch the game. Plenty of decorations featuring both teams will be featured as well as some good food. Not sure what is appropriate...I suppose food is one thing all the fans can agree on, so it matters. Thinking about wings, rotel dip (have not made that in forever) fruit and veggie tray, humus and of course, beer, wine and Jack. Any suggestions? Shoot me an email at

  • The Suspense is Killing Me

    No, not the suspense of which team will win Sunday..though I am excited about either prospect. The suspense about the naming committee for the airport..what will they decide? Who will be chosen and when? How long will they have to debate the issue? Do they get instructions like a jury? Do they get a list of names or one like Mr. Layon the city manager indicated? It's been a long road to try and improve the name of our airport and honor Ike. I am so anxious to see what happens.

  • Hard to Hate Either Team this Sunday

    I like the Broncos and the Chiefs and because the Chiefs are undefeated I'd like to see them stay that way, but not at the expense of Peyton Manning, for whom I have maximum respect! I guess I just have to say "may the best team win".

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