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June 3, 2015 by Ida Faye Wilkerson Eichman (Register to contact)

The Class of 1954 was happy to use the last of their bank account to give a $300 Scholarship to a graduating Senior of the 2015 Class of Russell High School. The scholarship was given to a Senior who wanted to further their education in any University, Community College, VoTech School or other Technological School. We are proud to announce that our scholarship was presented to Jeffrey Blundon.
Ida Faye Wilkerson Eichman Class of 1954

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Grant benefits Russell HS students in national science program  KWCH

A national honor for Russell High School comes with participation in a science program designed to help universities in antibiotic research. Russell is one of just ...



2018 RHS Homecoming Candidates Announced  KRSL

The royalty candidates for Russell High School's 2018 Homecoming have been announced. This year's King Candidates are Austin Price, AJ Oste and Kyler ...



Echer Named RHS Head Football Coach  KRSL

Bluestem High School Head Football and Head Track Coach, Assistant Athletic Director, and Strength and Conditioning Teacher Jordan Echer has been hired ...



Coleman Named RHS Head Boys Basketball Coach  KRSL

Michael Coleman has been hired as the new Head Boys Basketball Coach at Russell High School. The hire was made official by the USD 407 Board of ...



Class to resume Tuesday for Russell County schools  KWCH

RUSSELL COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Monday, Feb. 12. Classes will resume Tuesday for the Russell County school district. It comes after they Monday due to ...



RCACF Scholarships Available  KRSL

The Russell County Area Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, over $253,000 is available ...



USD 407 Enrollment Dates Announced  KRSL

USD 407 enrollment dates and times have been set for the upcoming school year. New Russell High School students enroll Monday, August 6 from 8 AM to 3:30 ...



Swanson Hired at Parsons HS  KRSL

Russell High School Head Boys Basketball Coach and Math Teacher Eric Swanson has been hired as the Parsons High School Principal in southeastern ...



Larry E. Driscoll  Hays Post

Larry E. Driscoll, 93, of Russell, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018, peacefully at his home. The son of James J. and Elizabeth (Miller) Driscoll, ...



Amos Morris Classic Starts Monday in Russell  KRSL

The annual Amos Morris Basketball Classic is being held in Russell Dec. 3-8. This year's tournament includes six schools - Russell, Central Plains, Ellsworth, ...



Central Plains to meet Phillipsburg in Russell tourney rematch  CatchItKansas

Central Plains and Phillipsburg will meet for a second time this week to decide the Amos Morris tournament.



New Look for Amos Morris Tournament  KRSL

The annual Amos Morris Basketball Tournament is returning to Russell in December, but with a slightly different name and look. In the past, the tournament has ...



Russell Suffers Major Power Outage  KRSL

The City of Russell electrical grid suffered a major power outage Thursday, leaving the community without power, some folks for nearly 17 hours. The outage ...



American Legion Postseason Assignments Released, Russell to Host "AA" Zone  KRSL

Kansas American Legion officials have released their zone tournament assignments. The Russell Senior American Legion baseball team will host a "AA" Zone ...



RHS to Host Regional Scholars Bowl Tournament  KRSL

Russell High School will host a Class 3A Kansas State High School Activities Association Scholars Bowl Regional Tournament this month. Regional ...



Nuss Hired as New RHS, RMS AD  KRSL

Southwestern College Assistant Athletic Director and Sports Information Director Scott Nuss has been hired as the new Activities and Athletics Director at ...



RHS Splits at Southeast of Saline  KRSL

Girls: Russell 51, Southeast of Saline 48. Boys: Southeast of Saline 59, Russell 50. The Russell High School girls basketball team had four players score in ...



Brull Hired at Dodge City HS  KRSL

Russell High School Head Football Coach Jeff Brull announced Monday he has been hired at Dodge City High School and will be leaving Russell. Brull posted ...



Ricky Larry Gonzales  Salina Post

Ricky Larry Gonzales – age 32, of Holton, Kansas died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at St. Joseph, Missouri. He was born September 27, 1985, in Hays, ...



PHOTOS: Russell Round Robin Volleyball  CatchItKansas

Minneapolis Lady Lion Faythe Korinek (#32) sends the ball over a wall set by Topeka West Lady Chargers Sydnee Proctor (#16) and Kim Morrow (#25).



Joseph Alan “Joey” Carter  Salina Post

Joseph Alan “Joey” Carter, 34 of Luray, Kansas and formerly of Russell, Kansas, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 due to an automotive accident north of ...



USD 407 Enrollment Dates, School Supply Lists Announced  KRSL

Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year in Russell will be held August 7 through 9. USD 407 is implementing a single-point enrollment location where district ...



2018 RHS Winter Sports Royalty Announced  KRSL

The 2018 Russell High School Winter Sports Night will be held Friday, February 9 at Amos Morris Gym and the royalty and attendants for this year's ceremonies ...



RHS Football Schedule for Next Two Years Announced  KRSL

The Russell High School football schedule for the next two years has been announced. Just a week after releasing football classifications for 2018 and 2019, the ...



Glenda R. Hammerschmidt  Hays Post

Glenda R. Hammerschmidt, age 71, from Victoria, Kansas died Thursday, December 6, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society-Ellis. She was born June 17, 1947, ...



2017 RHS Homecoming is Sept. 25-29  KRSL

The royalty candidates and schedule for Russell High School's 2017 Homecoming have been announced. Homecoming Week is September 25 through 29.



Richard Lee Scott  Hays Post

Richard Lee Scott, 102, of Russell, Kansas, died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Main Street Manor in Russell, with his family by his side. Richard was born ...



Ellis County, area high school seniors to be honored by KU  Hays Post

KU. LAWRENCE— This fall, the Kansas Honor Scholar Program, a longstanding tradition of the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment, ...



Area All-League Basketball Teams Announced  KRSL

All-league basketball selections have been announced for the North Central Activities Association and the Northern Plains League for the 2017-18 season.



Two Victoria People Arrested in Barton County for Burglary, Theft of Copper  KRSL

Two Victoria people were arrested Tuesday in Barton County for burglary and theft of copper according to the Barton County Sheriff's Office. Barton County ...



KSHSAA Releases New Classifications  KRSL

The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) on Tuesday released football classifications for the 2018 and 2019 seasons, as well as ...



Bronco Radio Officially Launches  KRSL

The idea to start a radio station at RHS was the brainchild of senior Chandler Kitchen and teacher James Martin. Students can now enroll in the class and learn ...



Game of Week Schedule  KRSL

KRSL Russell Radio is excited to announce its Area Game of the Week schedule for the 2018-19 high school basketball season. Games featuring Natoma ...



Central Plains, Phillipsburg win at Amos Morris Tournament  CatchItKansas

Central Plains and P-Burg will meet Saturday to decide the Russell tourney after Friday wins.



Senator Jerry Moran Tours Russell High School  KRSL

US Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) toured Russell High School Thursday with RHS Principal Larry Bernard, RHS Guidance Counselor Dave Zachman and four ...



Gene Flax named interim AD at Ulysses  The Garden City Telegram

ULYSSES — Gene Flax, a veteran athletic director and football coach in Kansas over the past two decades, has been named the interim athletic director for ...



Nichols Family Named Family of the Year  KRSL

The Matt and Beverly Nichols family of Russell has been named the Post Rock Family Services 2016 Family of the Year. Selection of the award-winning family ...



KRSL AM 990 / 98.1 FM  KRSL

Russell High School "C" basketball games at Smoky Valley in Lindsborg on Saturday (1/19) have been cancelled. Saturday Basketball Lineup KRSL 990 AM ...



Phillipsburg boys shoot past Smith Center  Hays Daily News

RUSSELL — Trey and Ty Sides fired the Phillipsburg boys into the Amos Morris Basketball Tournament finals, combining for 39 points in a 66-56 victory over ...



It's Homecoming Week in Russell  KRSL

It's Homecoming week at Russell High School. This year's theme is 'Merica: Five Days of Freedom. Royalty Queen Candidates are Julia Oste, Alyssa Evans and ...



Russell Recreation Hosts CKBL Hoops  KRSL

The Russell Recreation Commission hosted the first weekend of 2018 Central Kansas Basketball League action on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Russell High School.



2017-18 Regional Wrestling Assignments Announced  KRSL

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced its 2017-2018 Regional Wrestling Assignments. Russell High School will compete in the ...



Russell Native Nominated for US Ambassador's Position  KRSL

A Russell native has been nominated as a US ambassador by President Trump. C.J. Mahoney has been nominated to be Deputy United States Trade ...



Walters' National Spelling Bee Title Commemorated  KRSL

A limestone monument in front of Russell's Fossil Station Museum was dedicated Saturday to Robert Walters of Russell in commemoration of his national ...



Local high school performances earn Jester Award nominations  Hays Post

Music Theatre Wichita recently announced nominees for the 17th Annual Jester Awards, a program designed to celebrate excellence in high school musical ...



Fort Hays State University announces scholarship awards for 2018-19  Hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Winners of general academic scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year from Fort Hays State University have been announced by ...



USD 407 School Day Changes in April  KRSL

On March 13, the USD 407 Board of Education voted to modify the school calendar to accommodate facility planning sessions needed between GLMV Architects ...



Great Bend area students recognized for scholarships at Fort Hays State program  FHSU News

Students from central Kansas were recognized at a recent Student Recognition Program in Great Bend for the scholarships they have been awarded from Fort ...



Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Winners Announced  KRSL

The District 38 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest was held February 4 at Russell High School. Participants qualified for the District level competition by ...



UPDATE: Meet New RHS Basketball Coach Eric Swanson  KRSL

Russell High School has a new boys basketball coach. Eric Swanson officially accepted the job on Tuesday, April 16. Swanson has been the principal at Riley ...



Kimberly Sue (Munday) Nowak  Salina Post

Kimberly Sue (Munday) Nowak, 47, of Russell, Kansas, passed away at her residence on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Kimberly was born January 8, 1970 in ...



2017-18 Basketball Sub-State Assignments Released  KRSL

The Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced its 2017-2018 Basketball Sub-State Assignments. The KSHSAA sponsors 64 Sub-State ...



2016 RHS Homecoming Royalty Candidates, Attendants Announced  KRSL

The 2016 Russell High School Homecoming Royalty Candidates and Class Attendants have been announced. The Homecoming Queen Candidates are Daisi ...



Rep. Troy Waymaster to be wed in August  Hays Post

SUBMITTED. Lance and Mary Pat Waymaster of Russell announce the engagement of their son, Troy Waymaster, to Crystal Whitney, the daughter of Evan and ...



Flax leaving TMP-Marian for Russell  hays Post

After 20 years as Athletic Director at TMP-Marian High School, Gene Flax will be leaving at the end of May. According to the school's website, Flax will be taking ...



Russell County Area Community Foundation Announces Scholarships  KRSL

Every year, the need for scholarships is greater than the available resources. As tuition continues to rise, support of scholarships becomes even more invaluable ...



HHS wins five Jester Awards with The Hunchback of Notre Dame  Hays Post

HHS. Hays High School wins five 2017-18 Jester Awards May 6 with its fall production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame: LEADING ACTRESS Erin Muirhead ...



At 107, Oldest Russell Resident Dies  KRSL

Spending all but the last two years of her life in Russell County, 107-year-old Kora Hollinger - the oldest Russell resident - died Wednesday, January 16 in ...



Russell's Suchy Signs with Barton CC  KRSL

Russell's Kelton Suchy will continue his wrestling career at the collegiate level. The RHS senior signed a letter of intent with Barton Community College on ...



Sohm, Swanson Win District Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest  KRSL

14-year-old Jacob Sohm and 13-year-old Paxton Swanson (pictured) won the District Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Sunday, February 12 in Victoria.



Victoria Federated Team Finishes Second  KRSL

The Victoria Black Knights Federated Football Team recently completed a solid fall season. Victoria went 4-2 and took second place in the league. The team was ...



Fort Hays State recognizes area students for scholarships at Hays program  FHSU News

Students from Ellis County and the surrounding area were recognized at a recent Student Recognition Program in Hays for the scholarships they have been ...



Farmer recalls grain elevator collapse in Russell | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Russell ? Another harvest day was half over, and Wade Schultze was following a similar routine as a semitrailer neared empty.



UPDATE: New USD 407 Activities, Athletics Director Named; Minutes Added from Monday's Meeting  KRSL

Sean Spoonts of Onaga has been named the Russell High School and Ruppenthal Middle School Activities and Athletics Director after being offered the ...



2017 Sub-State Brackets  CatchItKansas

Several 3A and 1A sub-states have been finalized stay with CatchitKansas as the rest of them are released on Saturday. CLICK HERE FOR BRACKETS.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Tyrese Cooper Returns In 2018 To Defend His Title  MileSplit

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awards scholarships for 2017-18 year - Fort Hays State University  FHSU News

Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University.



FHSU wins national VEX Robotics Championship, top team overall  Hays Post

L-R – standing: Jack Gerstmann, Morgan Gertsmann, Jackson Bjornstad, Christian Wetter, Chase Mundell, Brady Hutchison, Dustin Braun, Wade Buck, Anthony ...



Local students awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State for 2016-17 year  hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Local students, listed by hometown, have been awarded scholarships from Fort Hays State University for the 2016 to 2017 academic ...



Dole's appearance at FHSU begins another round of NW Kan. visits  hays Post

Longtime U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, a Russell native, will continue his tour of Kansas beginning this weekend. On Saturday, Dole will take part in Fort Hays State ...



Students named to Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University  hays Post

FHSU University Relations. Local students are among the 1,167 named by Fort Hays State University to the Deans Honor Roll for the fall 2014 semester.



Nation's Top 100 Senior Girls Recruits Returning For Outdoor Track & Field  milesplit.com

Check out the nation's top 100 senior girls recruits by event returning for the outdoor track season. California state champ sprinter Lauren Rain Williams still ...



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