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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

4-H Clover
Local Big Creek 4-H Club Coat Drive Underway

Cooler weather is around the corner. It's time to check your coat closet and donate to those in need through the Big Creek 4-H Club coat drive.

Sep 10, 2021
Kansas Department of Transportation
Local KDOT Requests Information for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation Program

The Kansas Department of Transportation is announcing a Request for Information (RFI) in advance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations along the state's m...

Sep 10, 2021
Downtown Restroom and Visitors Center Rendering
Local Stoppel Construction Selected to Build Downtown Facility

Revitalize Russell and the Downtown Streetscape Committee are continuing to make progress in the downtown historic park project.

Sep 09, 2021
Rotary International Logo
Local Splash Pad Project Engraved Brick Fundraiser Continues

The Rotary Club of Russell and Russell PRIDE, Inc. are completing their fundraising efforts for the splash pad project to be located at the corner of 8th and Kansas Streets in downtown Russell.

Sep 09, 2021
US Department of Agriculture
Local USDA Expands Assistance to Cover Feed Transportation Costs for Drought-Impacted Ranchers in Kansas

In response to the severe drought conditions in the West and Great Plains, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced its plans to help cover the cost of transporting feed for livestock tha...

Sep 09, 2021
Rotary International Logo
Local Rotary Club of Russell Accepting Applications for Fall Grants

The Rotary Club of Russell is now accepting applications for its fall grants cycle.

Sep 09, 2021


Sylvan-Lucas Mustangs
Sports AREA FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Mustangs Hope to Benefit from Experience

The Sylvan-Lucas Mustangs had a successful season in 2020 even though they didn't reach their ultimate goal.  Key performances from several positions propelled Sylvan-Lucas to its best record since 20...

Aug 30, 2021
KRSL RHS Football
Sports Russell Bronco Football Preview

The Russell High School football team kicks off its season on Friday, September 3 at Shaffer Field in Russell against Ellis.

Aug 27, 2021
Natoma Tigers
Sports AREA FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Natoma Sets High Bar for 2021

The 2020 season saw the Natoma Tigers qualify for postseason for the first time in 13 years and for the first time since the school dropped down to 6-Man Football in 2016.

Aug 26, 2021
Victoria Knights
Sports AREA FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Knights Seek Next Step

The 2020 Football season for the Victoria Knights was one of satisfaction as the Knights posted their best record (11-1) since their seventh and most recent state championship in 2015. 

Aug 25, 2021
Kansas State High School Activities Association
Sports KSHSAA to Enforce New Ejection Policy

Kansas high school sports fans ejected due to interactions with officials will be suspended for the next game at that level, per a new rule adopted by the Kansas State High School Activities Associati...

Aug 20, 2021
RHS Shaffer Field Oct. 30, 2020
Sports UPDATE: RHS All Fall Sports Night Set for August 27

Russell High School will host its Fall Sports Preview Night on Friday, August 27 at the Shaffer Field Sports Complex.

Aug 18, 2021