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Six-Man Football Sanctioned by KSHSAA, Changes Coming to 11-Man in 2022

Six-player football will become sanctioned by the Kansas State High School Activities Association starting in 2022.

Natoma currently plays 6-man football.

Local News

Road Closed
Local Russell County Highway Department Will Work on 15th Street Road Next Week

The Russell County Highway Department will work on 15th Street Road, also known as East Shoreline, next week.

Sep 16, 2021
Wesley Johnson
Local Russell's Wesley Johnson Qualifies for National Kids Tractor Pedal Pull

Russell's Wesley Johnson has qualified for the National Kids Tractor Pedal Pull.

Sep 16, 2021
Jerry Moran Townhall 5-21-21
Local Senator Moran Joins Legislation to Protect Taxpayer Rights, Privacy

US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) cosponsored the Tax Gap Reform and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enforcement Act to protect taxpayers against proposals to monitor Americans' bank accounts, place taxp...

Sep 16, 2021
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly
Local Governor Laura Kelly Announces Grants for Community Organizations to Support COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

To reaffirm her administration's support for local organizations engaged in efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccinations, Governor Laura Kelly has announced the launch of the Pandemic Assistance and Vacc...

Sep 16, 2021
COVID-19 Update
Local COVID-19 Case Total Update for September 15

As of 3 PM, Wednesday, September 15, Russell County has had 982 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, an increase of 15 cases since Monday, according to the Russell County Health Depa...

Sep 16, 2021
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Local USD 407 Begins KDHE Testing

USD 407 has announced a special program to allow students and staff the opportunity to stay in school and at work while making our way through this COVID pandemic.

Sep 15, 2021

Sports

Russell's Tyler Lampert running in WaKeeney on Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Trego Invitational. (Photo courtesy RHS coach Richard Dorzweiler)
Sports Bronco Runners Compete in Trego Invite

The Russell High School cross country team competed in the Trego Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 16 in WaKeeney.

Sep 16, 2021
Natoma currently plays 6-man football.
Sports Six-Man Football Sanctioned by KSHSAA, Changes Coming to 11-Man in 2022

Six-player football will become sanctioned by the Kansas State High School Activities Association starting in 2022.

Sep 15, 2021
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Sports Lady Broncos Swept in Ellis

The Russell High School volleyball team jumped back into Mid-Continent League action on Tuesday, Sept. 14 with triangular against Ellis and Norton in Ellis.

Sep 14, 2021
Lady Broncos went 4-1 and took second place at the Trego Invitational in WaKeeney on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Photo courtesy of RHS Volleyball Facebook Page)
Sports RHS Takes Second at Trego Invite

The Russell High School volleyball team earned a runner-up finish at the Trego Invitational in WaKeeney on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Sep 12, 2021
Sylvan-Lucas Mustangs
Sports Sylvan-Lucas Overpowers Otis-Bison

SYLVAN GROVE-Quarterback Lane Homewood rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns as the Sylvan-Lucas Mustangs broke open a close game in the second half on their way to a 42-16 victory over Otis-Bison...

Sep 11, 2021
High School Football on KRSL
Sports Area Football Scores - Sept. 10

Area high school football scores for Friday, September 10.

Sep 10, 2021