Wildcat Head Coach Bill Snyder’s Tuesday Press Conference

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Coming off four-straight seasons of eight or more wins and five-straight bowl berths, Kansas State opens the 2015 season against South Dakota at 6:10 p.m., Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. K-State leads the all-time series, 3-0, after winning games in 1980, 1981 and 1982, all in Manhattan. The Wildcats won those games by an average of 27 points, including a […]

Jayhawk Head Coach David Beaty

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The Kansas football team welcomes FCS foe South Dakota State to Memorial Stadium to kickoff the 2015 season Saturday, September 5, at 11 a.m. Saturday’s matchup will be the third time KU will face SDSU and the second time it will open its season against the FCS opponent. KU is 2-0 in games against the […]

Big 12 Football Coaches Teleconference, Schedule and Top 25 Poll

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The 2015 college football season officially kicks off this week across the country. All 10 Big 12 teams are in action this weekend.  The Big 12 opens the 2015 season with two of the top four nationally-ranked teams in preseason polls. Seventy percent of Conference squads are ranked or receivedvotes. TCU was voted to win the […]

Moustakas Keys Royals Win

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Mike Moustakas had three hits and three RBIs, Kendrys Morales kept up his torrid two-out hitting and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Saturday night. Morales had an RBI single and Moustakas a run-scoring double off Jake Odorizzi (6-7) as the Royals grabbed a 4-3 lead in the fifth. Morales […]

Woodland Withdrawals From PGA Championship

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The 2015 PGA Championship was over before it even started for Topeka native Gary Woodland.  Gary Woodland withdrew from the 97th edition of the PGA Championship an hour before he was suppose to tee off. The final major of the year is being held at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  The PGA sites it was a […]

Washburn Football Media Day Interviews

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The Washburn Ichabods started their fall camp on Saturday morning as they kicked off their 2015 season.  The Ichabods, who were picked to finish in a tie for seventh in the league by the coaches, are coming off a disappointing season a year ago when they went 4-7. The 4-7 campaign was the first losing […]

KU Football Media Day Interviews

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The Jayhawks are gearing up for their first full padded practice during this years fall camp.  David Beaty along with several other players and assistant coaches met with the media for their fall camp’s media day. Click below to hear what each player and coach has to say    Head Coach David Beaty   Offensive […]

David Beaty Press Conference After First Practice

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The Kansas Jayhawks held their first practice of the 2015 season and thus David Beaty held his first practice as Head Coach of the Kansas Jayhawks.  KU’s first game is September 5th against South Dakota State at Memorial Field in Lawrence.  Listen to Beaty speak to the media after practice number one for the Hawks. 

Andy Reid’s Wednesday Press Conference

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The Kansas City Chiefs backed off the full padded practices on Wednesday as they lightened the load for the morning practice with just shells and helmets.  The Chiefs will be off on Thursday, the next time they practice is Friday at 8:15 a.m. and that practice is open to the public.  Head Coach Andy Reid […]

MIAA Media Day Interviews

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The MIAA held their annual media day at Sporting Park the site of the 2015 Division II National Championship game.  Defending MIAA Co-Champion Northwest Missouri received 36 first place votes between two polls as they topped both the coaches and media poll for 2015. 2014 MIAA Co-Champion Pittsburg State earned 17 first place votes between […]

Chiefs Training Camp Audio from Day Three

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The Kansas City Chiefs had practice number three of training camp on Sunday morning.  The first day of pads is set for Monday morning with practice being held at 8:15 a.m.  The Chiefs first preseason game is set for August 15th on the road against the Arizona Cardinals.  Listen to a few players and owner […]

Big 12 Football Media Days

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Its the middle of July, which means football is right around the corner and that means everyone covering college football is at the Big 12 Media Days. K-State and KU both have lots of questions heading into the 2015 season. K-State has to find a new quarterback, replace an all american wide receiver, find new leadership […]

AUDIO: Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

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The Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame announces the following inductees for 2015: former Washburn University head baseball coach Steve Anson; Silver Lake American Legion Post 160 baseball coordinator Mike Burton; former minor league and semi-pro outfielder Gil Carter; former major league outfielder and Topeka minor league team owner/manager, Dick Cooley; umpire John “Big Dawg” […]

Royals Close Out 1st Half with Wild Win

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 Paulo Orlando broke a tie with an eighth inning homer and Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 11-10 after blowing a seven-run advantage Sunday. The Royals enter the All-Star break with an American League-leading 52 victories. Orlando hit a 2-1 Bo Schultz (0-1) pitch out to left […]

Davis, Herrera Make All-Star Game, Moose Part of Fan Vote

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Major League Baseball announced this evening that Kansas City Royals relief pitchers Wade Davis and Kelvin Herrera have been selected to the American League All-Star team.  In addition, Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas has also been selected as one of five A.L. players up for the Esurance MLB All-Star Final Vote. Both pitchers will be […]

Dwyer’s Hat Trick Sends Sporting KC to Quarters in US Open Cup

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Dom Dwyer became the first player in team history to score four goals in a competitive match as Sporting Kansas City earned an emphatic 6-2 victory over FC Dallas on Wednesday to advance to the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals. Krisztian Nemeth added two goals on the record-setting night at Sporting Park to […]

2015 Mid-Plains League All-Star Game

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The Mid-Plains League is proud to announce it’s roster for the 2015 All-Star Game.   The game will be played on Sunday July 5th in Junction City, Kansas at 7:00 PM. This year’s opponent is the Puerto Rican Summer Collegiate Baseball Club.   Each team in the Mid-Plains League has at least one representative at the […]

Keuchel Dominates Royals

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Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. The performance comes after Keuchel (10-3) threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter to […]

Blanton Struggles, McCullers Shuts Down Royals Bats

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Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City’s four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34. […]

Guthrie Leads Royals to Win and Sweep of A’s

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Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday. Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run sixth inning for the Royals, who have won five of six to […]

Shawnee County Sports Banquet Nominees and Winners

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The Shawnee County Sports Council has announced the winners  for the Eleventh annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. The Banquet and the Hall of Fame inductions took place June, 25 2015  at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.  The nominees in the 10 categories come from all nine Shawnee County Schools. The categories are  fall, winter, […]

Hall of Fame Inductee Sheri Norris on 580 Sports Talk

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Sherri Norris could tell you what it’s like to wear white at Wimbledon, why its so unique to play on clay at Roland Garros and how loud it can get in New York for a tennis match, with that you get inducted into the Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame.  Norris has basically done it […]

Hall of Fame Inductee Bill McDonald on 580 Sports Talk

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Bill McDonald is a better golfer at 71 then about everyone else at any age.  The former Topeka West and Washburn golf standout will be inducted into the Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame.  He was a three-time NAIA All-American while at WU.  In 1964, Bill was the lone qualifier from Kansas and won the […]

Former ESU Standout Now Raider Austin Willis on 580 Sports Talk

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Overcoming odds and proving people wrong seem to go hand in hand with former Thunderbird standout Austin Willis. Willis, the former Emporia State wide receiver, just returned to Topeka after staying in Oakland the last two months working out with the Raiders. He was invited to rookie mini camp and then was signed after an […]

Montgomery Shuts Out Royals

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Rookie Mike Montgomery tossed a four-hitter against the team that drafted him, Dustin Ackley singled, doubled and homered for his first three-hit game of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 7-0 on Tuesday night. Montgomery (2-2) became the second Mariners pitcher this season to toss a complete game, joining Felix Hernandez, […]

Young Pitches and Hits Royals to Win

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Chris Young became the first Royals pitcher to drive in three runs in a game since 1972 and worked seven innings of five-hit ball Tuesday night, leading Kansas City to a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Young had a two-run single in the fourth inning and an RBI single in the fifth for the Royals, […]

K-State Announces 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

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Nine games at Bramlage Coliseum, the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at the Sprint Center and a return to INTRUST Bank Arena for the Wichita Wildcat Classic highlight the 2015-16 Kansas State men’s basketball non-conference schedule released on Thursday.   The non-conference slate could include as many as six teams that participated in the postseason […]

Perez Lifts Royals to Avoid Sweep

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Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3.  The Royals avoid the sweep and get just their second win in their last seven games.  Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals’ bullpen. […]

Royals Continue to Struggle in Third Straight Loss

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Wandy Rodriguez pitched seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Saturday for their seventh win in eight games. Texas has won six straight series for the first time since 2012. The AL champion Royals have lost nine of 11. Rodriguez (3-2), a 36-year-old lefty who signed with the Rangers […]

2015 11th Annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet Nominees

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The Shawnee County Sports Council has announced the  candidates for the Eleventh annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. The Banquet and the Hall of Fame inductions will take place June, 25 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.  The nominees in the 10 categories come from all nine Shawnee County Schools. The […]

Royals Solve Kluber Top Indians

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Jason Vargas tossed six sharp innings, the Kansas City offense finally woke up against AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber and the Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Wednesday night. Mike Moustakas drove in a run in the first inning, and Lorenzo Cain, Eric Hosmer and Kendrys Morales hit consecutive RBI doubles off Kluber (3-6) […]

Shawnee Heights Wins 5A State Team Title

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The Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds needed a win in the final event of the KSHSAA State Track and Field Meet. The good news for the T-Birds is the event was the 1600 meter relay an event they have dominated over last three years.  The T-Birds, who have won the 1600 meter relay the last three years, […]

Head Coach Andy Reid’s OTA Press Conference

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The Chiefs wrapped up the first three OTAs this week.  The Chiefs have seven more practices before the mandatory mini-camp that will occur in mid june.  Head Coach Andy Reid spoke to the media after their third OTA. He discussed the recent injuries, special teams, the offensvie line, the PAT rules plus more in his […]

Head Coach Bill Self on 580 Sports Talk

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Basketball season normally is pretty relaxed at this time for college coaches. Recruiting of course never sleeps so coaches across the country will be busy in July but the Kansas Jayhawk basketball team is going to be a little busier then most.  The end of June has the Jayhawk basketball team playing Canada in exhibition […]

Chiefs Start Organized Team Activities

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The off season is in full swing for the NFL. Over the course of the next month, the Chiefs will hold 10 off-season training activities or known as OTAs.  This is known as phase three, unlike phase two, these practices can have offense versus defense, although there still can’t be any live contact. So, everything […]

Ventura Leads Royals to Back to Back Shutout Wins

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Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. […]

Volquez Leads Royals to Series Clinching Win

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Edinson Volquez threw three-hit ball for seven innings, Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals rudely welcomed Chris Capuano back to the big leagues with a 6-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The Royals got production from throughout their lineup to take the rubber game of […]

Royals Add Blanton to Roster

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has selected right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton’s contract from Triple-A Omaha. He will be in uniform (#49) for tonight’s game against the New York Yankees at 6:10.  In corresponding moves, the Royals optioned right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks to Omaha after last night’s game. The team also recalled […]

K-State Shuts Out KU, 11-0, in Series Opener

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K-State recorded its largest shutout ever in the all-time series against KU on Friday as the Wildcats blanked the Jayhawks, 11-0, in the series opener at Hoglund Ballpark. K-State starting pitcher Nate Griep tossed seven unblemished innings, stretching his consecutive scoreless inning streak to 16 frames, while the Wildcat offense notched 14 hits, 13 of […]

Ichabod Basketball Team Adds Three to Roster

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Washburn Ichabod basketball head coach Bob Chipman has announced three additions to the 2015-16 basketball roster who have signed National Letter of Intents. “Javion is a great young point guard has a chance to play and lead us immediately in his freshman year,” Chipman said. “Tyus is a tremendously versatile athlete who will be another […]

PGA Tour Pro Gary Woodland on 580 Sports Talk

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The PGA Tour stop this week is in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Country Club.  Topeka native Gary Woodland will be trying to improve on his tie for 18th at the tournament a year ago.  Woodland, who is ranked 33rd in the world, has had a solid 2015 campaign […]

Missouri Southern Named MIAA Champs as Rain Cancels Title Game

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Due to field conditions and impending weather, the MIAA Baseball Championship between Emporia State and Missouri Southern has been cancelled. Since both teams have one loss as the highest remaining seed Missouri Southern has been declared the MIAA Tournament Champions and receive the league’s automatic bid. Both teams were ranked in the latest NCAA Central […]

Hosmer Plus Lights Out Bullpen Lead Royals to Win

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Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber remained winless through seven starts this year, with Eric Hosmer hitting a three-run homer in the first inning that sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Thursday. Kluber (0-5) matched the record for most winless starts by a pitcher after winning a Cy Young […]

MIAA Baseball Tournament Set for Kansas City

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The MIAA baseball tournament will start on Thursday, May 7th at Community America Ballpark. The final four teams will compete in a double elimination tournament to determine who will earn the automatic bid in the NCAA regional tournament.  Three of the four top seeds won the opening round of the MIAA tournament in the best […]

Royals Thump Tigers in Series Opener

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Danny Duffy pitched shutout ball into the eighth and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday night. The Royals pounded out 14 hits, which four of them were the extra base variety. Jarrod Dyson had three hits, Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez […]

Big 12 Football Spring Teleconference

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The spring football season is winding down for several colleges across the country. Several schools have conducted their spring football game already.  Kansas and Kansas State both have their spring football game this coming Saturday, April 25th.  The Wildcats are conducted their spring game at Sporting Park in Kansas City due to the renovations to […]

KU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brandon Schneider Introductory Press Conference

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The Kansas Jayhawks have new leadership for the women’s basketball program. The new head coach is Brandon Schneider.  Schneider, who has led Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball to the 2014 and 2015 Southland Conference regular-season titles and spent 12 years as the Head Coach of the Emporia State Women’s basketball team, spoke to the media […]

Gipson and Williams Take Home Wildcat Basketball MVPs

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Seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams were named co-winners of the Rolando Blackman Team Most Valuable Player award to highlight festivities at the annual Kansas State men’s basketball banquet held Wednesday night at the Colbert Hills Clubhouse.   It marked the third time in the nine-year history of the award that there were co-winners of […]

Rivals Basketball Recruiting Analyst Eric Bossi on 580 Sports Talk

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The 2014-2015 basketball season is complete, so that means the recruiting chase is in full swing.  The Wildcats and the Jayhawks each announced a signee to their 2015 class. For the Jayhawks they signed Carlton Bragg a 6-9 power forward from Cleveland, Ohio. The Wildcats announced point guard Kamau Stokes of Baltimore Maryland has inked […]

Terrence Gore Called Up to Replace Rios

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled outfielder Terrance Gore from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.  Gore will be in uniform (#0) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. Gore made his Major League debut in 2014 when he was brought up to the majors when the rosters expanded with […]

Rios Suffers Broken Bone in Hand

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Kansas City rightfielder, Alex Rios, suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in the eighth inning of yesterday’s 12-3 win in Minnesota.  No timetable has been set as to the length of time he will be sidelined and the Royals will likely make […]

Defense Highlights Washburn Spring Scrimmage

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The Washburn Ichabods had a disappointing 2014 season as they finished 4-7.  The preparation for 2015 started once the 2014 season came to a close. The Ichabods held their annual spring scrimmage on Saturday, April 11th at Yager Stadium.  The spring scrimmage had the offense run 62 plays in which the offense struggled and the […]

AUDIO: Woodland Misses Cut at The Masters

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The 18th hole was not a good hole for Gary Woodland at The Masters in 2015.  Woodland bogeyed the final hole in his first round and did so in his second round and ended up missing the cut at the first major of the year.  The Topeka native shot a four over par 76 in […]

Jake’s Takes: MLB and Royals Prediction 2015

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The 2014 MLB season was a year that Royals fan will remember for the rest of their lives. It was a season/trip/journey that Kansas City fans will talk about for years to come.  Not a day goes by when you and your buddies are talking about the Royals and someone always brings up “Should Jirschele […]

Kaw Valley Bank Big 12 Report with Jason King

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The college basketball world isn’t short of news at this time,  Gregg Marshall is going to be a Shocker for the foreseeable future as he signed a new deal with Wichita State.  Texas is still trying to lure Shake Smart to be their head coach.  Oh and there is this thing called the Final Four […]

Gregg Marshall Says No to Alabama and Yes to Extension

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The familiar face of Gregg Marshall will be around Wichita State for a few more years. Gregg Marshall has announced he is staying as the Head Coach of Wichita State.  The University has not released details of the agreement but several news outlets are reporting a verbal agreement has been made.  According to a report […]

2015 MIAA Hall of Fame Class Announced

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Ten Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association legends have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015, the conference office announced today. It was also announced that the 2011 Pittsburg State National Champion Football Team will be inducted as the first member of the 2016 class during the 2016 MIAA Basketball Tournament. This year’s […]

Ellis and Mason Make All District Team

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– The Kansas men’s basketball duo of Perry Ellis and Frank Mason III have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 8 Team, the NABC announced Friday.   Reflecting their All-Big 12 recognitions earlier this month, Ellis is a first-team member of the NABC All-District 8, while Mason is […]

AUDIO: WSU Head Coach Gregg Marshall and Players Preview KU Game

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For the first time in 22 years, Wichita State and Kansas will battle on the hardwood. The seventh-seeded Shockers (29-4) square off against the second-seeded Jayhawks (27-8) in Third Round NCAA Tournament action at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center. The winner will advance to next week’s Midwest Regional Semifinals in Cleveland. This is the 14th meeting all-time […]