There is something about the black and white film “It’s A Wonderful Life” that speaks to me every Christmas. It isn’t Christmas until I have seen the movie and hear ZuZu (Karolyn Grimes) say, “Look, Daddy. Teacher says every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.”

CHANUTE — The Paola Lady Panther cross country team was runner-up in the Class 4A regional at Chanute, qualifying the team for the state meet.

IOLA — Quarterback Justin Scott, running back Hunter Boone and back Otis Jacobs each scored two touchdowns as the Prairie View Buffalos defeated the Iola Mustangs to win the Class 3A District 2 title.