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2010 Top Sports Stories INDEPENDENCE DAILY REPORTER, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2010
2010 Top Sports Stories
Story by Brian Thomas, Photos by Rob Morgan
With only a few weeks left in the 2010 calendar year, it is time to once again reflect on some of the most memorable moments from the past 12 months in arena sports.
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‘Kayo’s Boys’ honor legendary coach INDEPENDENCE DAILY REPORTER, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
'Kayo's Boys' honor legendary coach
Story by Brian Thomas Photos by Rob Morgan
"Bulldogs Set State Victory Streak Record" That's the headline splashed across the top of The Reporter sports section on Nov. 9, 1962 —
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Bulldogs fall to Paola in Class 4A Regional Round INDEPENDENCE DAILY REPORTER, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
Bulldogs fall to Paola in Class 4A Regional Round
By Brian Thomas, Sports Editor
A year ago, the Independence High School football team watched its season come to an end with a Class 4A regional playoff loss at Paola. This time around, the Bulldogs were hoping a little home cooking would do them some good.
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Emmot statue unveiled amid emotion INDEPENDENCE REPORTER, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
Emmot statue unveiled amid emotion
By Brian Thomas, Sports Editor
There were plenty of stories and even some tears shed Thursday night in a tribute to longtime Independence High School football coach Walter "Kayo" Emmot.
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Kayo's boys are coming to Neewollah! INDEPENDENCE REPORTER, SUNDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 19, 20, 2010
Kayo's Boys are coming to Neewollah!
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A Reunion has been organized as a tribute to Walter "Kayo" Emmot and "Kayo's Boys — The Undefeated" Wednesday thru Friday, October 27 — 29.
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Legendary IHS coach to be honored 'Kayo's Boys' plan reunion and statue INDEPENDENCE REPORTER, Sunday July 5, 2010
Legendary IHS coach to be honored 'Kayo's Boys' plan reunion and statue
By ALLEN SMITH Staff Writer
The former football players who played for legendary Independence High School football coach Walter "Kayo" Emmot in the late 1950's and early 1960's are planning a reunion during Neewollah and placing a statue of their coach outside Riverside Stadium, where the field is already named in his honor.
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Inducted into State Hall of Fame Emmot receives special honor INDEPENDENCE REPORTER, SUNDAY MARCH 15, 1981
Inducted into State Hall of Fame Emmot receives special honor
By DICK HARDY Sports Editor
EMPORIA— Walter (Kayo) Emmot has always been and is still a winner. And at long last, statewide recognition was paid to the former Independence High School Football coach here Friday night.
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1966 Returning Lettermen INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, 1966
1966 Returning Lettermen
By Staff Writer
High School Lettermen — With 14 senior lettermen returning from last year's Independence High School Bulldogs football team Coach "Kayo" Emmot has the nucleus for another winning season.
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Sports Angles – Twists and Pitches INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, 1966
Sports Angles – Twists and Pitches
By Dick Hardy
When the Independence Bulldogs open their 1966 football slate Sept. 16, it will be a milestone for head coach Walter (Kayo) Emmot.
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1966 Bulldogs roll over Coffeyville 42 - 0 INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, 1966
1966 Bulldogs roll over Coffeyville 42 - 0
By Staff Writer
Coffeyville — The Independence High School Bulldogs combined a tenacious defense with an explosive offense to tame the Coffeyville Golden Tornadoes 42 – 0 in a SEK League game played here Friday night.
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IHS Gridders Set For Home Finale INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, 1966
IHS Gridders Set For Home Finale
By Staff Writer
Make Final Home Appearance — Twenty-two Independence High School seniors will make the final home high school grid appearance against the Pittsburg Purple Dragons tonight.
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Kayo Emmot To Take Job As Head Juco Grid Coach INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, 1966
Kayo Emmot To Take Job As Head Juco Grid Coach
By Staff Writer
Walter (Kayo) Emmot, one of the most successful high school football coaches in Kansas, will step up to the junior college coaching ranks next fall.
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1965 Bulldogs INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1965
1965 Bulldogs
By Staff Writer
Centers and Quarterbacks — Filling the gap at center and quarterback this fall for the Independence High School Bulldogs will be . . .
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HIS Bulldogs Zip Past Coffeyville High 21 - 7 INDEPENDENCE, KANSAS, REPORTER, 1965
HIS Bulldogs Zip Past Coffeyville High 21 - 7
By Staff Writer
Exploding for 21 points within a 4:07 span in the second quarter, the Independence High School Bulldogs rolled to their ninth consecutive victory over the arch-rival Coffeyville Golden Tornadoes in a SEK league game played at Riverside Stadium Friday night.
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Now, See Here Son! INDEPENDENCE DAILY REPORTER, SUNDAY OCTOBER 16, 1960
Now, See Here Son!
Staff Writer
Bill Emmot, sophomore line backer, gets words of advise and instruction from his father,
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Coach Emmot Honored at Assembly INDEPENDENCE DAILY REPORTER, NOVEMBER, 1957
Coach Emmot Honored at Assembly
Staff Writer
Tables were turned on Coach Walter Emmot this morning at a victory assembly at Independence Community College.
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Holder INDEPENDENCE DAILY REPORTER, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1957
Coach of the Week
Staff Writer
Walter Emmot, head Independence High school football coach has been honored by the Topeka Capital as "Coach of the week" . . .
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'Dogs Win First SEK Title in 9 Years Independence Daily Reporter, Sunday, November 17, 1957
'Dogs Win First SEK Title in 9 Years
By Staff Writer
Independence's high school Bulldogs—a small band but tenacious and inspired— wrapped themselves in a heavy coat of glory by mastering Coffeyville, 13-6 here Friday night to win the SEK league football championship and finish the season undefeated and untied.
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