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Horton woman killed on K-268

QUENEMO—A Horton woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon on State Highway 268, 8.7 miles east of U.S. 75 Highway, just north of Quenemo.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol report, at 1:34 p.m. Saturday, a 2002 Ford Explorer, driven by Rochelle Roach, 37, Horton, was eatbound on K-268 when it entered the south ditch, overcorrected across both lanes and rolled twice, landing upside down in the north ditch.

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Lady Chargers to ‘Dig Pink’ in honor of coach

CARBONDALE—The Santa Fe Trail Lady Chargers volleyball team annual Dig Pink event hits closer to home with the honoring of head volleyball coach and SFTHS councilor Joy Schmidt.

“Wear your prink proudly, come out and cheer on the Chargers as we take on the Hiawatha Red Hawks,” states the event flyer. “Your support is greatly appreciated.”

The Oct. 8 event will include a Dig Pink Raffle with items donated from the community. Proceeds and funds from additional fundraisers will help support Schmidt’s fight with cancer.

Weather rearranges weekend football games

Lightning delayed and rescheduled several games last weekend, with some still in process. Here’s the latest:
• Burlingame leads 12-0 with 3 minutes remaining in the second quarter of a game that will resume at 5 p.m. tonight in Hartford.
• Lyndon squeezed past Olpe in a 27-25 win, in a game that didn’t start until 10:30 and was finished around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
• Osage City came up short in a 48-20 loss to Council Grove. The game was rescheduled and played Saturday in Osage City.

SFT volleyball ranked No. 1 following 4A split

TOPEKA—The Kansas Volleyball Association released their fourth-week rankings Oct. 2. The rankings reflect school reclassifications released Sept. 27 for 2013 enrollments, and for the first time acknowledge the Class 4A split approved by Kansas State High School Activities Association members last summer.

With the split, the Santa Fe Trail (16-2) volleyball team jumped from the sixth ranked team in Class 4A to the top-ranked team in Class 4A Division II.

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