Brett Eibner, playing his second big league game, singled to cap the biggest ninth-inning comeback in Kansas City Royals history, a seven-run rally off David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle that lifted the World Series champions over the Chicago White Sox 8-7 Saturday. Kansas City’s Salvador Perez was injured in the ninth when third baseman Cheslor […]
The final weekend of softball is here! Check out the results.
Shawnee County had four state champions!
The final weekend of baseball is here! Check out brackets and results.
Washburn Rural is back in the state semis!
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has reinstated right-handed pitcher Chris Young from the 15-day disabled list (right forearm strain). Young will be in uniform for today’s game against the Chicago White Sox. To make room on the 25-man roster, the club has optioned left-handed pitcher Brian Flynn to Omaha (AAA).
Eric Hosmer had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as the Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night. Hosmer, who hit .120 (3 for 25) on the just concluded six-game trip, laced a two-run single with two outs in the seventh to put […]
The Kansas City Royals today announced that last night’s rainout with the Chicago White Sox will be made up on Monday, September 19 at 1:15 p.m. Last night’s game was a scheduled “Buck Night” at Kauffman Stadium and the make-up date will now be a “Buck Day” promotion with hot dogs and peanuts for $1.00 […]
Tonight’s game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed due to rain. A makeup date will be announced at a later time. Tickets for tonight’s game will be honored for the rescheduled game. Fans do NOT have to exchange their original tickets if they plan to attend the rescheduled […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the 15-day disabled list with a torn right Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). The disabled list stint is retroactive to Monday, May 23. To take Moustakas’ place, the Royals have recalled outfielder Brett Eibner from Omaha (AAA). Eibner will be in […]
Practice and practice and more practice make a winner. But, the real champions are those who battle unforeseeable setbacks, and still come out on top. “I rope every day, try to run 50 to 60 head practice cattle, and it pays off,” admitted Landon Koehn, Salina. Ranking first in calf roping standings at the end […]
The Latest on Baylor replacing its football coach and president as part of its response to a report examining how the university handled sexual assault complaints (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Baylor says a review of how it handles sexual assault complaints revealed a “fundamental failure” to follow federal regulations and investigate allegations of misconduct. […]
Washburn’s David Gauntt was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-American Third Team on Wednesday, May 25. Gauntt was a NCBWA All-Region First Team pick last week and joined 12 others from the Central Region as All-Americans. Gauntt, a senior from Topeka, Kan., closed out a historic career this month after climbing […]
Miguel Sano hit the go-ahead two-run home run in the fifth inning after Minnesota lost an early lead, and the Twins staved off another series sweep Wednesday by beating the Kansas City Royals 7-5. Eduardo Nunez and Brian Dozier each homered, too, the first two batters to face Royals starter Dillon Gee (1-2) and just […]
So many Shawnee County athletes are headed to state this weekend.
Hear from Dontari Poe, Jeremy Maclin and Marcus Peters.
Martinez was batting .298 and had a .356 on base percentage in 37 games this year for the Omaha Storm Chasers.
Overall, he has 12 years of Division I experience, which includes time at his alma mater – Southern Illinois (2004-12).
Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and two RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals picked up where their bats left off the night before while beating the tumbling Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Tuesday. The Royals have now won a franchise record eight straight games against the Twins. Wade Davis worked […]
Four teams from capital city are shooting for a trip to state.
Listen to Washburn Rural sophomore Parker Beal and Seaman junior McKynley Larson.
This is the first of 10 voluntary OTA practices for them over the next three weeks.
Washburn Rural took second as a squad. In 5A, Shawnee Heights did well.
Eight first-time challenge matchups highlight the announcement of the schedule for the 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented By Sonic. For the second straight year, all games in the Challenge will be played in one day – Saturday, January 28. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise every contest of the fourth annual event matching […]
Salvador Perez had a career-high five hits, including a double, a triple and an RBI, to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. The Royals, who are now 23-21 on the year, have beaten the Twins now a franchise record seven games in a row. Paulo […]
The Kansas City Royals have placed All-Star outfielder Alex Gordon on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right wrist. The Royals announced the move on Monday before opening a series in Minnesota against the Twins. Manager Ned Yost says Gordon will not need surgery but will miss three to four weeks. Gordon was injured […]
Center Evan Maxwell has signed to play men’s basketball at the University of Kansas, head coach Bill Self announced Monday. Maxwell (6-foot-10, 235 pounds) is a transfer Liberty University and will be a junior for the 2017-18 season. The Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania native will join the KU team in June and, due to transfer rules, […]
An extremely busy weekend with regional track, & field, state swimming and more!
State swimming is complete and the capital city did very well!
Todd Frazier tied for the AL lead with his 13th home run, Melky Cabrera drove in two runs and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday to avoid getting swept for the first time this season. Carlos Rodon (2-4) allowed two runs and pitched into the seventh inning for his first […]
Doug Kalitta raced to his third consecutive Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday and had to navigate Heartland Park Topeka’s dragstrip in an ill-handling racecar to turn on the win light in the final round at the NHRA Kansas Nationals. Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) joined Kalitta in the […]
The Kansas City Royals hit the field with their starter on a 60-pitch limit and two key relievers unavailable because of overwork. All they did was win a pitcher’s duel. Lorenzo Cain hit a solo home run and five pitchers combined to allow seven hits in a 2-1 victory over the slumping Chicago White Sox […]
Matt Hagan and Brittany Force took advantage of cool weather conditions and a fast race track to produce national record performances Friday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. Hagan set Funny Car national records for time and speed with his leading performance of 3.862 seconds at 335.57 mph in his Mopar […]
When asked before the game if facing the World Series champions would be a good measuring stick, Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier pointed to the standings. “We’re leading the division, so they have to come through us,” Frazier said. The Kansas City Royals responded with a vintage 2015 performance. Omar Infante, Paulo Orlando […]
Check out the postseason matchups and results.
Check out the postseason soccer matchups and results.
Victory Fighting Championship will host VFC 50 this Saturday at the Kansas Expocentre.
Washburn Baseball’s David Gauntt, Nick Silva and Kyle Carnahan added another honor to their collection for the 2016 campaign, being named to the D2 Conference Commissioners Association Division II Baseball (D2CCA) All-Central Region team on Thursday, May 19 by the organization. Gauntt and Silva were First Team selections and Carnahan was named to the Second […]
Check out the postseason softball matchups.
The Royals couldn’t win their fourth straight game.
Seaman, Shawnee Heights and Emporia all qualified for state golf. Check out the Class 5A regional results.
Three former Topeka High Trojan standouts have been elected to the Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame. Judy Dyer, Steve Tilford and Clardy Vinson will go in as the 2016 Hall of Fame Class. The three standouts will be inducted on Thursday, June 23rd at the Ramada Inn at the annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. […]
Kansas City Royals beat the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Tuesday night
580 Sports Talk went to the West Ridge Mall in Topeka to find out if Topekans knew who the Royals defeated in the World Series.
Listen to Topeka West freshman Camille Parman and Hayden senior Tommy Hunter.
Washburn Rural won another regional golf title.
Kansas will join Georgia, 2016 NIT Champion George Washington and UAB for the championship rounds of the 2016 CBE Hall of Fame Classic.
Cheney native Jerry Kill will be helping out the KSU football team in the upcoming year.
The city did well in state tennis over the weekend. Check out regional baseball/softball brackets and see who won the Centennial League swimming meet.
Washburn ends its season with 34-20 mark.
Kansas City Royals overcame a rare blown save by Wade Davis to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2.
Mike Foltynewicz pitched a career-high eight scoreless innings, Kelly Johnson and A.J. Pierzynski each drove in two runs, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night. Foltynewicz (1-1) got his first victory since Aug. 8, holding the Royals to seven hits, while striking out four and walking none. The Braves (9-26) […]
The capital city did quite well in the 2016 tennis state meets!
The Washburn Ichabods stay alive with a victory in the 11th.
Edinson Volquez pitched seven effective innings, Alcides Escobar had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 to open a six-game homestand Friday night. The World Series champion Royals had dropped 12 of their previous 16 games, while the Braves, who have the […]
The building houses a display of the original “Rules of Basket Ball,” as written by James Naismith in 1891.
To catch ” Josh Nahm’s Golf Tips of the Week” Live tune in to 580 Sports Talk at 5:25 on Thursdays.
Kansas City dropped three of four at Yankee Stadium.
A former Colby Community College transfer and Shawnee Heights T-Bird make Washburn baseball history.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander and selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Peter Moylan from Omaha (AAA). The club has placed right-handed pitchers Chris Young (right forearm strain) and Kris Medlen (right rotator cuff inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list. Young’s D.L. stint is retroactive to […]
Third-seeded Washburn Baseball put together a comeback 8-4 victory over No. 6 seed Northeastern State to open MIAA Tournament play on Friday, May 12. Nick Silva (9-0) went 6.1 innings in the win, allowing four runs on 14 hits with four strikeouts. Silva exited in the seventh to give way to Greg Mason, who tossed […]
Washburn took home to two top individual honors for this years MIAA season.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer in yet another big first inning against Michael Pineda, and the slumping Kansas City Royals rebounded to beat the New York Yankees 7-3 Wednesday night. Down by four runs six batters in, New York clawed back to 4-3 against Yordano Ventura before Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run single in […]
Brett Gardner doubled home the tiebreaking run off Kelvin Herrera in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees overcame three home runs by Lorenzo Cain to beat the reeling Kansas City Royals 10-7 Tuesday night. In a back-and-forth game, Kansas City rallied from deficits of 1-0, 5-3 and 7-6 as Cain tied his career […]
Listen to Topeka High senior Matthew Gonzales and Washburn Rural freshman Kristen Wolf.
The Kansas City Royals were notified this afternoon of the 50-game suspension given to infielder Raul Mondesi Jr. Below is a statement from Royals’ Senior Vice President and General Manager Dayton Moore: “This is an unfortunate incident that we believe to be an innocent mistake, but these are the consequences that players face when they […]
Carlos Beltran hit two of New York’s five solo homers in the first three innings off an ineffective Chris Young, and Aroldis Chapman allowed a run in his Yankees debut before closing out a 6-3 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Brian McCann, Brett Gardner and Aaron Hicks also went deep […]
The weekend was filled with action: Regional tennis, city meets in track and swimming and soccer results.
Washburn Baseball finished the regular season third in the conference standings and will be the No. 3 seed in the MIAA Tournament, set for next week, May 12-15 in St. Charles, Mo., at the Lou Brock Sports Complex. The Ichabods (31-17) went 26-13 in MIAA play this season and closed the regular season behind Central […]
Eric Hosmer homered for the Royals, just 3-9 in their last 12.
Washburn falls for third time in a row.
Washburn’s offense was quiet.
Nyquist won the Kentucky Derby by 1 ¼ lengths on Saturday, improving to 8-0 in his career as the fourth consecutive favorite to win the race.
Morales hit a three-run homer in the first, providing an early boost for Kansas City’s struggling offense.
Moustakas jammed the thumb on his left hand during the team’s last road trip to Anaheim.
The World Series champion Royals have lost eight of 1
Washburn opens final three-game series with close loss.
To catch ” Josh Nahm’s Golf Tips of the Week” Live tune in to 580 Sports Talk at 5:25 on Thursdays.
Daniel Murphy finished a triple shy of the cycle, slumping slugger Bryce Harper also went deep and the Washington Nationals routed the floundering Kansas City Royals 13-2 on Wednesday. Murphy and Clint Robinson drove in three runs apiece, and just about everyone else in a gray jersey did something at the plate to help the […]
Hear from KVA Hall of Fame coach Kevin Bordewick on his induction, his player and rest of class.
Check out where 2016 high school graduates are going next year.
Plenty of baseball, softball, swimming and soccer action from last night.
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.