The World Series champion Kansas City Royals today announced pre-game plans for their first two home games of the 2016 season, with special celebrations slated for both the season opener on Sunday, April 3 and also on Tuesday, April 5, both vs. the defending National League champion New York Mets. The 2016 opener is scheduled […]
An astonishing 22 area teams are ranked this week.
The top team in the nation went on the road and suffered their third loss of the season Saturday. The Wildcats took care of business against the Sooners and now the Mountaineers, with their win over Baylor, lead the conference race. Kansas has a monster week ahead, they host West Virginia on Tuesday and travel […]
Three wins over top 15 teams led to Jaysean Paige (West Virginia) and Dean Wade (Kansas State) earning the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week awards. Paige is recognized for the second time in the past six weeks, while Wade garners his second newcomer honor of 2015-16. PHILLIPS […]
Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver’s two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Manning threw for just 141 yards and committed two turnovers in one of the least productive […]
Kansas City’s Marcus Peters is the first cornerback in 17 years to win The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award. Peters, a first-round selection (18th overall) out of Washington, was a key to the Chiefs’ 11-game winning streak this season that helped them to the divisional playoff round. He tied Cincinnati’s Reggie Nelson […]
The Washburn Ichabod men’s basketball team had career nights from four players but it was not enough as the Ichabods fell 103-95 on Saturday night in Lee Arena to Missouri Southern. Brady Skeens recorded a Lee Arena record with 22 rebounds while becoming the first Ichabod to record a game with at least 20 rebounds and […]
Hear from Weber, Iwundu, Johnson, Wade Hear from Kruger & Hield Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, […]
No. 7 Kansas outmuscled TCU in the paint with a plus-21 rebound margin and a plus-32 scoring margin in the lane on the way to a 75-56 road victory at Schollmaier Arena. Kansas (19-4, 7-3 Big 12) snaps a three-game road losing streak in league play while maintaining at least a tie for second in […]
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Both the boys and girls snapped out of a funk against Seaman.
One of the fastest growing obstacle course racing series, BattleFrog, known for its challenging endurance events and recent sponsorship of college football’s Fiesta Bowl, has selected Heartland Park Topeka to host the April 30, 2016 BattleFrog race serving the Kansas City market. The 630 acre Heartland Park facility located just off interstate I-70 in Topeka, […]
The Big 12 has announced two date changes to its 2016 conference football schedule. The Kansas at Texas Tech game will be played on Thursday, September 29 and the TCU at Texas game has moved to Friday, November 25. Television selections for the first three weeks of the season and special dates are due to […]
Just four points separate the three top teams in the 2016 edition of the Big 12 baseball preseason coaches’ poll. TCU tops the poll with 57 points, while Oklahoma State is second with 55 and Texas sits third with 53. All three teams earned three first-place votes marking the first time in conference preseason poll […]
Bill Self Bruce Weber Perry Ellis scored 19 points, Svi Mykhailiuk and Devonte Graham added 10 points apiece and No. 7 Kansas pulled away from turnover-prone Kansas State, 77-59 on Wednesday night. Dominated on the glass all night, the Jayhawks (18-4, 6-3 Big 12) were able to overcome their poor rebounding and some streaky shooting […]
The Washburn Ichabods came up on the short end of the stick as a hot-shooting Pittsburg State team pulled away late in an 82-71 loss on Wednesday night in Lee Arena. The Ichabods (13-7, 9-6 MIAA) trailed by as many as 10 in the first half, Washburn cut the Gorillas (12-10, 7-9 MIAA) lead down to […]
A fabulous five is going to the next level to play college football.
The Kansas Jayhawks received 15 signed letters of intent on Wednesday to go along with two gray shirts and three walk-ons. Twelve of the 15 scholarship players will come from high school seniors and three of them from the junior college ranks. The Jayhawks, who went 0-12 in 2015, signed 8 of the 15 scholarship […]
The Big 12 got back into conference play after taking on the SEC in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Two huge upsets already occurred this week in the Big 12. West Virginia beat Iowa State in Ames on Tuesday and Texas beat Baylor in Waco on Monday. Oklahoma and West Virginia continue to top the Big […]
Topics for this podcast: National Signing Day, KU/K-State, wrestling and basketball.
Congratulations to everyone on this list. Best of luck to all taking the next step in their athletic careers. Below is the list of Shawnee County athletes continuing their sports careers. If there is someone missing, please send information to Pat Strathman at email@example.com or call at (785) 228-7229. Hayden Will Stringer, Pittsburg State footballBrooks Peavler, […]
The Kansas State Wildcats didn’t have much drama on signing day as they inked 22 commitments that include scholarship players and gray shirts. All 22 that previously committed to Kansas State going into Wednesdays national signing day signed with the Wildcats. The Wildcats signed went heavy into the state of Kansas and Texas as seven […]
Follow all the 2016 Washburn Ichabod football signing information as their National Letter of Intents and institutional agreements arrive on campus. All of the future Ichabods’ information will be updated as they come across the fax machine and have been verified by school administrators. Stay tuned right here and on twitter at @wusports as new […]
The Kansas City Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announced today that an all-time high 10 exhibition games will be televised this season on the defending World Champions’ exclusive television partner. The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City are entering the ninth season of an agreement in which FOX Sports Kansas City is the exclusive […]
Emporia State head football coach Garin Higgins announced the signing of 17 high school players to attend Emporia State and play football for the Hornets. Six transfers have also joined the class. “With our early recruiting efforts from the spring, we were able to make up for any time we might have lost due to […]
The boys game was a thriller. Girls game was the opposite.
Hear from Seaman’s Zeke Metz and Shawnee Heights’ Cayla Bortz.
Radio broadcasts of K-State athletics events will return to their roots next fall as 580 WIBW will be the Topeka home of Wildcat broadcasts for the next five years, officials of K-State Athletics, Learfield Sports’ K-State Sports Properties and Alpha Media announced today. “From the moment I arrived at K-State in 2009 I heard repeatedly […]
As postseason basketball approaches, the KSHSAA and Fort Hays State University have mutually agreed to relocate this year’s Class 1A Division I state basketball tournament from FHSU to the Civic Center in Dodge City. The state tournament dates remain as scheduled March 9 – 12, 2016. The Fort Hays State University women’s basketball team has […]
It’s February and that means things are getting serious down the stretch for hoops.
Twenty high school basketball squads are ranked this week.
The Big 12 stepped outside of conference play on Saturday and took on the SEC in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Big 12 ended up the victorious conference winning seven of the 10 games. Conference play gets back in action quick as Texas takes on Baylor tonight in Waco. Scores from the Big 12/SEC […]
Hear from Bill Self Kansas jumps back into Big 12 play when it hosts Kansas State on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. The Jayhawks will then travel to TCU on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. on ESPN and return home to host West Virginia on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6 […]
The World Champion Kansas City Royals are excited to announce the campaign for the 2016 season as “Forever Royal.” Continuing the tagline from the successful 2015 season, this year’s campaign will have an updated approach. “Last season, the team and the fans showed us what it means to be Forever Royal,” said Michael Bucek, Royals […]
Strong performances in the Big 12/SEC Challenge helped propel Buddy Hield (Oklahoma) and Kerwin Roach (Texas) to the latest Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week awards. Hield is honored for the fourth time in 2015-16, while Roach earns his first accolade. The four player awards for Hield ties for […]
Bill Self Wayne Selden John Calipari Wayne Selden Jr. delivered a career-high 33 point, carrying Kansas at times with individual scoring runs of eight and 10 points, as the Jayhawks edged Kentucky in an overtime battle of the top two collegiate programs in history, 90-84, at Allen Fieldhouse Saturday night. Selden scored KU’s last […]
It’s time for some tournament basketball!
The Washburn Ichabods came up on the short end of the stick in the longest game in school history since 1986 in a 104-98 triple overtime loss at Southwest Baptist. Washburn will return to action on Wednesday when they will host Pittsburg State. In a game which had 19 lead changes and 17 ties, Southwest […]
D.J. Johnson scored eight of his 14 points during a 19-2 run in the second half, and Kansas State held off Ole Miss 69-64 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday. Wesley Iwundu finished with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Wildcats (13-8, 2-6). Justin Edwards and Stephen Hurt added 10 points […]
Seaman got within 2 in the 4th, but the Lions finished on 11-2 run to win 47-36.
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Seaman couldn’t upset a team for second night in a row.
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the team has signed tight end Travis Kelce to a contract extension. Terms of the contract will not be released by the club. “Today we reached an agreement with Travis and his representatives on a contract extension,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He’s a talented […]
Seaman takes down Shawnee Heights in third meeting this season.
Topics for this podcast: bubblegum, officials, mid-season tournaments, THE streak and Brent Maycock’s Twitter rant.
Hear from Bill Self Kentucky vs Kansas Saturday, January 30, 6:00 PM on ESPN, ESP3 Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas Kentucky Wildcats (16-4) @ Kansas Jayhawks (16-4)
– On Monday, February 8, the Kansas City Royals World Series Trophy Tour, presented by the Missouri Lottery and the Kansas Lottery, will embark on visits to communities throughout the Midwest. In conjunction with sponsors Academy Sports + Outdoors, Pepsi and Planet Fitness, the trophy will make several stops in cities across Kansas, Missouri, Iowa […]
Washburn never trailed, built an early double-digit lead and hung on late for a 59-54 road win over Central Missouri on Wednesday, Jan. 27. WU (12-7, 8-5 MIAA) snapped a two-game losing streak to Central Missouri (7-11, 6-7 MIAA) while shooting 37.5 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from long range. Both teams were plauged […]
The Kansas City Royals announced their 2015 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BWAA. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, while relief pitcher Wade Davis earned the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year award. Both players earned those same honors […]
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Jonathan Holton had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 9 West Virginia to a 70-55 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday night, giving the Mountaineers a sweep of the season series. It was Holton’s second double-double in three games for the Mountaineers (17-3, 6-2 Big 12). Justin Edwards had 11 points for Kansas […]
This week’s duo features a Lady T-Bird and a Wildcat.
No. 4 Kansas succumbed to a torrid second-half comeback from No. 14 Iowa State to lose in Hilton Coliseum for just the third time in the last 12 seasons on Monday night, 85-72. Iowa State (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) shot 64 percent in the second half and used an 11-0 run to rally past […]
The boys teams from the city played last week. It’s now time for the girls to play in mid-season tournaments.
A total of 20 whopping area teams are ranked this week.
Seven games into the Big 12 Conference season and four teams are tied atop the league with 5-2 records. Oklahoma got a big road win in Waco and Kansas and Kansas State both got solid wins at home. Iowa State and Kansas have a “Big Monday” matchup on Monday. Below is a recap of scores […]
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson has been named to the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl after the Carolina Panthers advanced to the Super Bowl. Johnson will replace Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. After suffering a season-ending ruptured Achilles injury in Week 1 of 2014, Johnson rebounded in 2015 to lead the Chiefs with 116 tackles (95 […]
Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos will face Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers in the 50th Super Bowl — which many expect to be the final game of Manning’s career. Denver (14-4) edged the New England Patriots 20-18 for the AFC title Sunday, before Carolina (17-1) ran away with a 49-15 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC. […]
The Washburn Ichabod men’s basketball team took the first meeting of two of the Turnpike Tussle with a 70-62 win over Emporia State on Saturday night in Lee Arena. The Ichabods will be back in action on Wednesday at Central Missouri. The Ichabods (11-6, 7-5 MIAA) led from start to finish in the game over […]
Washburn held No. 12 Emporia State to a season-low 53 points, but couldn’t pull off the rivalry win in a 53-41 loss at home on Saturday, Jan. 23. WU (11-7, 7-5 MIAA) shot just 30.8 percent on the day and was hurt by a 5-of-25 effort from the field in the second and third quarters, while […]
Kansas State scored its most points in a Big 12 game in more than five years, as the Wildcats snapped a two-game skid with an 89-73 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of 12,298 at Bramlage Coliseum. The 89 points were the most in a Big 12 game for the […]
Bill Self Graham Shaka Smart Perry Ellis had 26 points, Wayne Selden Jr. added 19 and No. 3 Kansas countered its sluggish start with a torrid finish to beat streaking Texas 76-67 on Saturday. Devonte Graham finished with 14 points and Frank Mason III had 13 for the Jayhawks (16-3, 4-3 Big 12), who […]
ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm will return to Allen Fieldhouse for the seventh time, in advance of next week’s Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented by Sonic between the two winningest programs in college basketball history – Kansas and Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 30. The Saturday Primetime presented by DIRECTVmatchup will air at 6 p.m. […]
Highland Park is moving on to the championship for a rematch.
National Football League’s Top Players and Coaches from the 2015 Season Named Winners of the 46th Annual NFL 101 Awards
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Two city schools advance in the Topeka Invitational Tournament.
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that Head Coach Andy Reid has promoted Brad Childress and Matt Nagy to serve as Co-Offensive Coordinators. Childress served as the Chiefs spread game analyst/special projects coach from 2013 to 2015, while Nagy was the club’s quarterbacks coach in that same timeframe. Childress and Nagy take over for […]
Hear from KU Head MBB Coach Bill Self UPCOMING GAME: Saturday, January 23, 1:00 PM on ESPN Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas Texas Longhorns (12-6) @ Kansas Jayhawks (15-3)
There are a few postponements for Thursday.
Al Freeman scored all 11 of his points after regulation, Lester Medford hit the go-ahead free throws to start the second overtime and No. 13 Baylor stretched its home winning streak to 15 games with a 79-72 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night. Medford made two foul shots in the opening minute of the second […]
Shawnee Heights makes a statement with the big win.
It’s mid-season tournament week and the crew discussed all things surrounding that.
Single-game tickets for the Kansas City Royals 2016 season go on-sale exclusively online at www.royals.com on Friday, February 26 at 10 a.m. (CST). The Royals will make every regular-season home game (excluding Opening Night, April 3) available during the online sale. Due to limited seat availability for Opening Night, fans may register online at www.royals.com/openingnight […]
Following the recent addition of Stanford to K-State’s future football schedules, Athletics Director John Currie has announced that the Wildcats have reached an agreement to play a home-and-home series with Arizona of the Pac-12 Conference in 2024 and 2025. The series with Arizona’s Wildcats begins with a game in Manhattan in 2024, while the series […]
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association announced that Brennan Torgenson, boys golf coach at Buhler High School, and Natalie Horton, spirit coach at Valley Center High School, are National Coaches of the Year in their respective sports for their efforts during the 2014-15 school year. In his ninth year as […]
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Oklahoma State upset No. 3 Kansas on Tuesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena, 86-67. “Oklahoma State made timely shots – I don’t know how many times they scored with under 10 on the shot clock,” KU head coach Bill Self said after the game. “They had seven different guys make a 3-pointer. It was their […]
This week’s shining stars are from Hayden and Topeka High.
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The World Champion Kansas City Royals have released first pitch times for the upcoming 2016 season. The Royals will start the season at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, April 3rd, against the New York Mets with a 7:35 p.m. first pitch time. They face the Mets for just two games, Sunday and Tuesday, before taking on […]
Twenty (!!) teams from area are ranked.
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It’s midseason tournament time! Find out what the boys coaches think of their teams.
The Kansas City Chiefs season came to a close on Saturday afternoon when they fell to the New England Patriots 27-20. The loss allowed offensive coordinator Doug Pedersen to take the Philadelphia Eagles Head Coaching gig which he was reported to be last week, with Pedersen leaving that opened up the offensive coordinator position. Head […]
The Big 12 regular season is now five games in and everyone in the Big 12 has a loss. Home teams went 3-2 over the weekend with Iowa State and Baylor getting two big road wins. Below are the scores from the weekend, plus the upcoming schedule, current standings, AP top 25 poll plus teleconference […]
Three Ichabods reached double-digits in scoring as Washburn cruised towards a 60-43 win over Northwest Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 16. WU (11-6, 7-4 MIAA) shot 42.3 percent from the field in the game and hit seven three-pointers, holding the Bearcats (2-15, 0-11 MIAA) to just one three-pointer on the night and a 17-of-53 effort on […]
Tom Brady took off for the end zone and dived for the pylon, taking a helmet in the back as his body sailed over the goal line. The ball stayed out, but it didn’t matter. The reigning Super Bowl MVP carried it in for a score on the next play, reaching over the line to […]
Iowa State built a big first-half lead and then kept Kansas State at bay in the second half, escaping with a 76-63 victory on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum.It was the first win at Kansas State for the Cyclones (13-4, 2-3 Big 12) since 2012. Iowa State hit 14 of 15 free throws in the second […]
Wayne Selden Jr. scored 11 points, Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo provided a lift off the bench, and No. 1 Kansas slogged its way to a 70-63 victory over TCU on Saturday. Bragg had 10 points, as did Perry Ellis and Devonte Graham, while Diallo had nine points and nine rebounds to help the Jayhawks […]
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Hayden heads into mid-season tournament play with a doubleheader sweep of Topeka High.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on one-year contracts with right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman, catcher Tony Cruz and outfielder Jarrod Dyson for the 2016 season, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Coleman, 29, pitched in both Kansas City and Omaha (AAA) […]
The Big 12 will be allowed to hold a football championship game in the future if it wants to under a rule change approved at the NCAA’s annual convention. The change scraps the requirement that leagues have 12 members and play in two divisions in order to hold a title game. The new rule lets […]
The Washburn men’s and women’s teams are in action on Saturday at Lee arena on Saturday as they take on Northwest Missouri State in MIAA play. Tipoff set for 5:00 pm for the women and the men’s game to follow. The mens game should be a good one, the Bearcat men are atop the conference […]
Kansas Head Coach Bill Self held his weekly press conference with the media on Thursday. #1 Kansas hosts TCU on Saturday at 1:00. Hear from Bill Self
The Big 12 is off to a wild and competitive start for the conference season. West Virginia is the lone undefeated team at 4-0 with Kansas, Oklahoma and Baylor right on their heels at 3-1. Some surprises have already occurred just four games into the season as Iowa State is tied for last in the […]
The Washburn Ichabods had five players in double figures as the Ichabods never trailed as they defeated Missouri Western 78-67 on Wednesday in Lee Arena. Washburn returns to action on Saturday hosting Northwest Missouri at 7 p.m. Washburn led for 39:23 of 40 minutes in the game as Javion Blakehit a 3-pointer to open the […]
Our first one of 2016 features a Hayden Wildcat and a Seaman Viking.
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