The Royals used some clutch hitting to earn a huge comeback win.
Listen to Topeka High junior Elena Almoguera and Washburn Rural senior Lukas McCalla.
Wildcat Women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie will be in Manhattan for a few more years.
Top-ranked recruit Josh Jackson has signed and will be a freshmen at the University of Kansas in 2016-17, KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Jackson verbally committed to KU in early April. Jackson (6-foot-8, 205 pounds) is the second No. 1 rated player to sign with Kansas in the past three seasons. Jackson, […]
Centennial League meets were held for tennis and golf. Check out all the action here.
The Kansas City Royals announced that first baseman Eric Hosmer has been named Royals Majestic Player of the Month for April, while right-handed pitcher Wade Davis is the club’s Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media. Hosmer […]
The Royals offense continued to struggle against Gio Gonzalez.
The Washburn University Athletics Department honored its senior student-athletes and 2015-16 Team Most Valuable Players on Monday, May 2 at the 2016 Senior and MVP Recognition Banquet. The event, held at the Capital Plaza Hotel and Convention Cneter, featured an evening of season highlights, scholarship awards, speeches by selected seniors and recognition of student-athlete accomplishments […]
Washburn Rural’s dominance continues, thanks to a senior leader.
Eric Hosmer homered, Ian Kennedy took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals ended a long scoreless streak and a five-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Lorenzo Cain had an RBI single and scored a run, Alex Escobar had three hits and also scored for […]
Wade Miley downplayed his first career shutout, but his Mariners teammates were a bit more effusive. Miley scattered five hits and Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer to cap a four-run first inning off an ineffective Yordano Ventura and pace the Seattle Mariners to a 6-0 victory over Kansas City on Saturday night, the Royals’ […]
The 2016 NFL Draft is complete and the Kansas City Chiefs ended up selecting nine players to add to their 2016 roster. The Chiefs were very busy on the third and final day of the draft selecting seven players. The first pick the Chiefs made in the fourth round was for an offensive line out […]
Washburn gives themselves a chance to win tie for the MIAA conference title
Felix Hernandez tied Jamie Moyer for the most wins in Seattle Mariners history, accomplishing it with just one hit of support in a 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Seth Smith provided the lone run – and the only hit for the Mariners – leading off the sixth inning with a […]
The Chiefs were busy wheeling and dealing again in the second round of the NFL Draft.
One of the best offensive linemen in program history, Kansas State’s Cody Whitehair was selected with the 25th pick of the second round, No. 56 overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears on Friday evening. His selection extended K-State’s Big 12-leading streak with at least one player selected in the NFL Draft […]
Three-time Grammy Award winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band will headline the first major concert event at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in nearly 30 years as K-State Athletics and Basis Entertainment announced today details for a one-of-a-kind Wildcat Kickoff music festival on Saturday, September 10. Joining Zac Brown Band’s headlining act will be multi-platinum […]
Thursday was jam-packed with action from the high school sports world. Check out the results.
This is the sixth time the Chiefs have traded out of the first round. Other years 2004, 2001, 1993, 1975, 1973.
No. 27 Washburn Baseball built an early lead but faltered late, dropping a 7-5 contest in 10 innings against Central Oklahoma in the series opener on Thursday, April 28. WU (29-15, 18-15 MIAA) had 11 hits in the game but were outdone by UCO’s 17 hits and six runs in the final three innings. Nick Silva started […]
The city tennis star struggled a bit, but ended up being champion at end of day.
LA uses the long ball to finish off the sweep against the Royals.
Listen to Seaman senior Joel Greene and Washburn Rural senior Morgan Henry.
Kansas City has now lost two consecutive games.
Tons of action in the high school sporting world last night.
Royals drop first game of series to the Halos.
The dominance for Washburn Rural continues. Plus, an individual record is no more.
A federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game “Deflategate” suspension imposed by the NFL.
Check out where 2016 high school graduates are going next year.
Royals improved to 12-6 on the season with a 6-1 win over Baltimore.
Fans can vote up to 35 times online or via mobile devices, with a maximum of five ballots in a 24-hour period.
Kris Medlen (1-1) allowed seven runs on nine hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings.
Sophomore wide receiver Byron Pringle had an outstanding debut for the Wildcats, hauling in nine passes for 163 yards.
Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder announced prior to Saturday’s Purple/White Spring Game that safety Dante Barnett, quarterback Jesse Ertz, defensive end Jordan Willis and center Dalton Risner have been chosen by their teammates to serve as captains for the 2016 season. It marks the third-straight season Barnett has been elected a team captain, while […]
Chris Young struck out 10 in six innings, Mike Moustakas homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Friday night. Young (1-3), who came in with a 7.90 ERA and had allowed 20 hits in 13 2/3 innings, baffled the Orioles. Young recorded his sixth-career […]
Kansas City selects 28th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft next Thursday night in Chicago.
Under the new agreement, Currie will receive a $100,000 retention incentive on June 30, 2017.
Royals pounded Mike Pelfrey in a 4-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
The Royals fell to 9-5 on the season after a 3-2 loss to Detroit on Wednesday night.
Good news for Jayhawk football fans.
Highlighted by Big 12-leading marks from the football, men’s golf and women’s cross country programs, all of Kansas State’s athletic teams met and exceeded the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate multi-year standard for the sixth straight year as the NCAA released its latest Division I APR data from the 2014-15 academic year. Also, the men’s golf […]
The Kansas Jayhawk student athletes hit the books this past year.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer and had a career-high five RBIs, Yordano Ventura twice escaped bases-loaded jams and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-6 on Tuesday night. The Tigers cut a six-run deficit in half when Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered for the third straight game in the seventh inning. […]
Washburn baseball racked up 17 hits en route to a 9-2 win over Emporia State in game two of a midweek series with the Hornets on Tuesday, April 19. WU (26-13, 21-8 MIAA) officially clinched the series with ESU (28-12, 20-9 MIAA) after winning last week’s opener, 11-8, at ESU and moved one game ahead […]
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Kansas’ capital city in America’s Heartland, May 20-22, for the 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals, the eighth event of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock will compete side-by-side for a chance to […]
Listen to Shawnee Heights senior Dawson Pomeroy and Topeka High freshman Lauren Dietrick
The Kansas City Royals announced today that outfielder Jarrod Dyson has been returned from his rehab assignment with Omaha (AAA) and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list (right oblique strain). Dyson will be in uniform for tonight’s game against the Detroit Tigers. To make room on the 25-man roster for Dyson, outfielder Reymond Fuentes has […]
The Kansas State Wildcat football team is putting the finishing touches on their spring football season. The annual Purple vs White Spring Football game is this Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1:10 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $5 through the K-State Athletics Ticket office in Bramlage Coliseum, online at […]
Spring football practices and spring football games are winding down all across the country. The Kansas Jayhawks held their spring football game two weeks ago, for all of that audio click here. K-State is holding their spring football game this Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, kickoff set for 1:10 p.m. The majority of the […]
The Chiefs have been informed that the NFL has denied the Chiefs‘ appeal for tampering. The loss of the third-round pick stands. “We appreciate the opportunity to make our appeal on this matter, and we acknowledge the minor reduction in fines imposed. However, we continue to believe that the facts of this case combined with […]
Lots of action over the weekend for high school sports. Check out every result that took place.
Josh Reddick’s sacrifice fly off Joakim Soria broke an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday. Soria (1-1) relieved to start the eighth, Billy Burns tripled into the right-field corner and Reddick flied to center with one out. Reddick came across the plate standing up, easily beating Lorenzo […]
After watching an early lead slip away, Washburn Baseball charged back to force extras and win it in walk-off fashion, 7-6, in the bottom of the 11th against Lindenwood on Saturday, April 16. WU (25-13, 20-8 MIAA) picks up a sweep of the weekend series against the Lions, using 10 hits in the win. Washburn has […]
Josh Reddick and Stephen Vogt homered to back Sonny Gray’s solid effort, and the Oakland Athletics ended a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Gray (2-1) pitched through trouble, lasting six innings to earn his first victory against the Royals in four starts, leaving the Boston Red […]
The Kansas City Royals winning streak is now at four as they beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday evening. The Royals churned out 12 hits in the game and got the lead early as they scored two runs in the first inning to give starter Edinson Volquez some run support. Lorenzo Cain drove in […]
Ian Kennedy pitched and the Royals bats finally clicked in their series clinching win.
The National Football League announced on Thursday the regular season schedule for the 2016 season. The Kansas City Chiefs will be featured in three primetime television games, including two at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs will host the Oakland Raiders in Week 14 on Thursday Night Football followed by a Dec. 25 Christmas matchup on Sunday […]
Washburn Rural tennis competed at Free State and four city swimming teams went to Manhattan. See results from those events.
This year marks the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson signing his professional contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945, which was the first step toward his eventual breaking of the color barrier on April 15, 1947.
The Big 12 Conference established its Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award in 2012-13.
Kansas City drafted Allen in the fourth round out of Idaho State in 2004.
Pat Strathman reflects back on his second-year anniversary at 580 WIBW.
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade the top
overall pick in this month’s NFL draft to the Los Angeles Rams.
The Royals used a great start from Yordano Ventura and got the big hit from Salvador Perez
The Kansas Jayhawks roster is starting to take shape for the 2016-2017 season. Wednesday night at the annual KU basketball banquet, freshman, Carlton Bragg announced he would be coming back for his sophomore season. This news comes on the heels of the Jayhawks also getting a commitment from the number one overall recruit according to Rivals.com, […]
Sporting Kansas City didn’t have the 20th anniversary they were hoping for.
Plenty of action yesterday in the high school world. Check out results from girls soccer, boys tennis and track & field.
The Royals found a way to improve to 5-2 after a wild first inning.
Peavler drives all runs in game one to help the Wildcats take down the Trojans.
Listen to Seaman senior Kira Williams and Washburn Rural junior Cody Ladson.
Find out what Bill Snyder had to say about spring practices thus far.
Freshman guard Ron Freeman has elected to transfer from the Kansas State men’s basketball program.
The Topeka Tennis Association will be inducting three new members to its exclusive club
The Royals struggled in their first road game of the 2016 season
Find out who took home the hardware for the Wildcat basketball team
Jackson is ranked as the #1 overall recruit according to Rivals.com.
Check out the busy high school sports action from the weekend.
After nine seasons in the NFL, former Jets and Chiefs defensive end Mike DeVito has announced his retirement.
Danny Willett in a green jacket was hard to believe considering he wasn’t even sure he could play the Masters two weeks ago.
The World Series champion Royals rallied for two runs in the ninth to tie it, then dropped the Twins to 0-6.
Ian Kennedy pitched impressively into the seventh inning in his Kansas City debut.
Kansas held its Spring Football game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Salvador Perez had an RBI triple in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run on Omar Infante’s sacrifice fly to help the Kansas City Royals come back and beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday night. Alex Gordon singled and scored on Perez’s triple, his first since Sept. 25, 2014. Byung Ho Park homered in the […]
Bourbon earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors at KU
Thursday was packed with high school sporting events. Check out the results from last night.
The National Football League officially announced its 2016 preseason schedule on Thursday. The Kansas City Chiefs will kick off their preseason slate at Arrowhead Stadium vs. the Seattle Seahawks followed by back-to-back road contests vs. the Los Angeles Rams and Chicago Bears. Kansas City will close out the preseason at home against the Green Bay […]
Ten area squads are ranked in the latest KABC polls.
Kansas State assistant men’s basketball coach Alvin Brooks III announced his resignation today to accept a coaching position at Baylor in his native state of Texas. “I appreciate Alvin’s contribution to our program over these past four years,” said head coach Bruce Weber. “He has been a valuable member of our staff and has […]
Listen to Topeka West freshman Riley Zook and Topeka High freshman DeAndre Anderson.
Noah Syndergaard threw six scoreless innings, Neil Walker hit his first homer with the Mets and New York beat Kansas City 2-0 Tuesday after the Royals were given their 2015 World Series rings. Syndergaard (1-0) was the only pitcher to beat the Royals in the World Series last year, winning Game 3 after intentionally throwing […]
The spring football season is here. The Kansas State Wildcat Football team started their 15 spring practices on Wednesday, March 30th. They will have 14 practices before their spring game on Saturday, April 23rd at Bill Snyder Family Stadium with kickoff set for 1:10 p.m. Head Coach bill Snyder met with the media on Tuesday […]
He shoots. He scores. And Villanova wins. Kris Jenkins spotted up and swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer Monday night to lift Villanova to the national title with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina — one of the wildest finishes in the history of the NCAA Tournament. Villanova worked the ball to Jenkins moments after […]
Nine players from the area have been selected to play for the KBCA All-Star Games.
Check out high school results from the weekend.
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have announced a four-year extension of the club’s player development agreement with the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals. The agreement announced Monday means the Naturals will remain the Royals Double-A affiliate through the 2020 season. The Naturals play in the Texas League and have been the Royals affiliate since […]
Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Yao Ming and Jerry Reinsdorf have been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement was made in Houston in advance of Monday night’s NCAA Tournament championship game between Villanova and North Carolina. Iverson was an 11-time NBA All-Star who was named rookie of the year […]
Eleven Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association legends have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2016, the conference office announced today. Included is an inaugural legacy member that is part of this 2016 class. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on June 1, 2016 in the Truman Forum Auditorium at […]
Smiles were a plenty as a sellout crowd of 40,030 enjoyed a World Series banner being raised, hardware handed out and a Royals 4-3 victory of the New York Mets on Opening Day. The first inning of the 2016 season was very similar to a 2015 inning. Edison Volquez, who still wore the spring training […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Night tonight against the New York Mets at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang, adding him to the 25-man Major League roster. To make room, the club has placed left-handed pitcher Tim Collins […]
Hear from head coach Craig Schurig, linebacker Cody Heiman and former Washburn player Michael Wilhoite.