Topics on this podcast: regional & state wrestling, Maycock smelling like chlorine because of state swimming and high school hoops in final week of regular season.
As construction continues on schedule for completion this summer of the latest enhancement of Bill Snyder Family Stadium, K-State President Kirk Schulz and Athletics Director John Currie today announced a major $2.9 million gift from longtime supporters Steve and Kay Theede benefitting both Phase IIIB of the BSFS Master Plan and the Ahearn Fund. In […]
Hear from Chiefs GM John Dorsey John Dorsey spoke Thursday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Notables: Dorsey said he thinks the No. 2 QB is on the roster. Dorsey scheduled to meet with Eric Berry’s agent this weekend. On retaining Derrick Johnson: “We’re not gonna let good players go.”
The Big 12 regular season is down to just three games before the teams square off in the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City. The Jayhawks have a two game lead in the conference standings over West Virginia and Oklahoma. If the Jayhawks win Saturday against Texas Tech they earn at least a share of […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2016 Major League contracts with pitchers Scott Alexander, Miguel Almonte, Alec Mills and Kyle Zimmer; infielders Cheslor Cuthbert and Raul Mondesi and outfielders Jorge Bonifacio, Brett Eibner, Terrance Gore, Jose Martinez and Bubba Starling. Consistent with club policy, terms of the […]
“Our mission is to help create well rounded horses that are able to go on to do any discipline or job to achieve that perfect equine relationship.” That’ll be the objective for featured clinician Dan James at the EquiFest of Kansas, next weekend in Topeka, but tracking the renowned horseman down is no easy task. Yet, there’s […]
Washburn Women’s Basketball’s halftime lead on No. 7 Missouri Western didn’t hold up after a third quarter rally as the Ichabods fell, 67-57, on Wednesday, Feb. 24 on the road. WU (15-12, 11-10 MIAA) shot over 50 percent for the fourth time in five games, finishing 21-of-41 from the field, but MWSU (which clinched at […]
“I’m still so excited and planning what all I want to do to share everything there is about the great sport of rodeo, and of course the great opportunities at Kansas State University.” Newly crowned Miss Rodeo K-State Brooke Wallace claimed, “My adrenaline has finally subdued, but there’s so much to do now that the […]
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Shawnee Heights had strong starts to set tone in sweep.
Bill Self Wayne Selden & Landen Lucas Frank Mason III scored 19 points and Landen Lucas had the tiebreaking layup as No. 2 Kansas won its eighth straight game, moving closer to a 12th consecutive Big 12 title with a 66-60 victory at No. 19 Baylor on Tuesday night. The Jayhawks (24-4, 12-3) trailed by […]
Hear from Washburn Rural’s Lauren Biggs and Shawnee Heights’ Barrett Stickelman
An opponent says doctors still don’t know enough about head injuries to justify the bill’s passage
Isaiah Taylor scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to all but ice the game with less than a minute to play, and No. 25 Texas held on to beat Kansas State 71-70 on Monday night. Javan Felix had 11 of his 13 points in the first half and Eric Davis, Jr. finished with 10 points […]
Hear from all seven girls basketball coaches from the capital city.
Twenty-one teams from area are ranked going into final week of regular-season play.
The Big 12 regular season is down to just four games left before the Big 12 Tournament starts in Kansas City. The Jayhawks have a two game lead on three teams with those four games left. Baylor, Oklahoma and West Virginia are 9-5 and hoping the Jayhawks slip up as they are 11-3. Below is […]
Denny Hamlin led Sunday’s Daytona 500 for most of the afternoon, then needed a late surge to win NASCAR’s season-opening race. Hamlin paced the field for 95 of 200 laps, but he was running fourth on the final lap before making a strong move to the outside, nudging teammate Matt Kenseth and then powering by […]
Washburn Women’s Basketball took down Central Oklahoma, 69-62, on Saturday, Feb. 20 for its third consecutive win, closing the home portion of its regular season in style on Senior Night. The Ichabods (15-11, 11-9 MIAA) are now alone in fifth place in the MIAA standings with two games to go before tournament play, one-half game […]
Check out which teams from Shawnee County are headed to state.
See how well swimmers from the capital city did at this year’s state meet.
Bill Self Frank Mason & Wayne Selden Bruce Weber, Justin Edwards, Stephen Hurt. Frank Mason III scored 15 points, Perry Ellis added 14 and second-ranked Kansas escaped with a 72-63 victory over Kansas State on Saturday after blowing most of a 17-point lead in the second half. Wayne Selden Jr. also scored 12 for […]
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Washburn Rural’s clutch play gives Junior Blues a sweep over Shawnee Heights.
Royals pitchers and catchers reported to Surprise, Arizona on Thursday and their first workout was on Friday morning. The rest of the Royals players report on Monday and then the first full team workout is set for Tuesday. Manager Ned Yost, who signed a contract extension on Thursday, spoke to the media on Friday about […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed left-handed pitcher Mike Minor to a two-year Major League contract, with a mutual option for the 2018 season. Consistent with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a corresponding roster move, left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas has been placed on the 60-day disabled […]
The Jayhawks currently sit atop to the Big 12 standings at 10-3 with five games left in the regular season. The Hawks next game is Saturday is against Kansas State, it will be the 283rd match-up of the Sunflower Showdown. The Wildcats have won the last two meetings at Bramlage Coliseum. Head Coach Bill Self […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed infielder Clint Barmes, left-handed pitcher Brian Duensing and right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contracts, with all three including an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Barmes, 36, played in 98 games with San Diego last season, batting .232 with 14 doubles, a […]
The Kansas City Royals today announced contract extensions for Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Dayton Moore, and manager Ned Yost. Terms and length of Moore’s extension were not disclosed, while Yost has agreed to an extension through 2018. Ned Yost: Dayton Moore “You can’t find an individual with a stronger work […]
Washburn Women’s Basketball held Northeastern State to single digits through three quarters, rolling to an 85-27 with on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Lee Arena. WU (14-11, 10-9 MIAA) scored the first 20 points of the game, not allowing a RiverHawk basket until the 48 second mark of the first quarter, and the Ichabods allowed only […]
The 2016 Kansas ‘Football in February’ event stopped in Topeka on Wednesday night as Head Coach David Beaty and his assistants spoke to area Jayhawk fans about the football program. Fans also had a chance to win autographed memorabilia and also win 2016 tickets to football games. Head Coach David Beaty spoke to the media […]
Kickoff of the spring run of competitions for the K-State Rodeo Team is on the home court this weekend. It’s the annual K-State Rodeo at Weber Arena on the north end of the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan with four performances Friday, Feb. 19, through Sunday afternoon, Feb. 21, according to Casy Winn, advisor […]
Topics for this podcast: Brent Maycock’s bowling claim to fame, Centennial League swimming, regional wrestling, high school hoops and parity in basketball.
The Kansas City Royals today announced plans to install additional netting at Kauffman Stadium for the 2016 Championship Season. The added netting will extend toward the outfield end of each team’s dugout. “We took a lot of different scenarios into consideration regarding the addition of netting at Kauffman Stadium, because we know that our fans […]
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Justin Edwards scored 17 points as Kansas State beat TCU 63-49 Tuesday night to snap a 13-game losing streak in Big 12 road games. Kansas State (15-11, 4-9) last won a conference road game on Jan. 10, 2015 at Oklahoma. The Wildcats improved their road record this season to 2-7. Their other win came at Georgia […]
Washburn Rural cruised to an easy sweep.
Hear from Hayden’s Preston Reid and Seaman’s John Baeten.
Whether you have a nostalgic muscle car, a street performance machine, or a daily driver work vehicle, everyone will have a chance to race their own car down the record setting quarter-mile drag strip at Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas. The 2016 Test & Tune Series will take place from April through October, sponsored by […]
Bill Self Lucas No. 2 Kansas extended the longest home-court winning streak in the nation to 38 games with a 94-67 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse. Junior forward Landen Lucas notched his second career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while junior guard Wayne Selden Jr., led the […]
Hear from every boys basketball coach from the capital city.
With two weeks of regular season left, 23 area teams are ranked.
Washburn sophomore Blake Hunter has been named the MIAA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for action starting back to the first week of play. Hunter was 2-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles as the Ichabods defeated No.15-ranked Drury 5-4 in the season opener on Feb. 5 followed by topping McKendree 7-2. Playing No. […]
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Big wins over three top 25 opponents helped Devonte’ Graham (Kansas) and Deonte Burton (Iowa State) garner the most recent Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Player and Newcomer of the Week awards. Graham is presented player accolades for the first time this year, while Burton is named top newcomer for the third time. PHILLIPS […]
The Washburn Ichabod men’s basketball team gutted out a 59-57 win at Lindenwood on Saturday sweeping its second-straight season series in the process. Washburn returns to action on Wednesday when they will host Northeastern State. Washburn took the lead with 25 seconds left on a Randall Smith layup forcing a timeout by the Lions. A […]
Bill Self Graham & Lucas Lon Kruger, Cousins & Hield No. 6 Kansas prevailed in another hotly-contested battle against No. 3 Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon at Lloyd Noble Center, 76-72. Sophomore guard Devonte’ Graham carried the Jayhawks with a career-high 27 points, including 6-of-9 shooting from 3-point range. Kansas (21-4, 9-3 Big 12) […]
Sophomore Tavarius Shine scored five of Oklahoma State’s six points in overtime, as the Cowboys held on for a 58-55 win over Kansas State on Saturday before a crowd of 4,407 at Gallagher-Iba Arena. K-State (14-11, 3-9 Big 12) dropped to 0-3 this season in overtime, including to 0-2 on the road. The […]
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Both Hayden boys and girls excelled at the charity stripe to take down Seaman.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have agreed with third baseman Mike Moustakas on a two-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Moustakas, 27, was selected to his first All-Star Game and also earned a Joe Burke Special Achievement Award from the Kansas City Chapter […]
The 76 Ranch, headquartered at Meade, won the recent Wildcat Ranch Rodeo, sponsored by the K-State Rodeo Club and B Double M, at Weber Arena, on the north end of the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, according to Brooke Wallace, publicity chair for the college organization. Championship team members include Aaron Killingsworth, Rocky Martin, […]
“Never give up.” That’s this bull rider’s philosophy that paid off. In classic western movies, the good guy would save the girl, get the bad guy and ride off into the sunset. Real life usually doesn’t go like that. But, for Dave Samsel, it did. After 20 years in competitive bull riding, Samsel rode off […]
Hear from Bill Self Oklahoma vs Kansas Saturday, February 13, 1:30 PM on ESPN, ESP3 Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma Kansas Jayhawks (20-4) @ Oklahoma Sooners (20-3)
Al Freeman scored 21 points, Taurean Prince had 18 and No. 21 Baylor beat cold-shooting Kansas State 82-72 on Wednesday night to remain a game back of the leaders in the Big 12 race. Playing without leading rebounder Rico Gathers due to illness, the Bears (18-6, 7-4) opened on an 8-2 run, led by as many […]
The Washburn Ichabods led for all but 33 minutes as they swept the regular season series with Central Missouri in an 80-70 win over the Mules on Wednesday night in Lee Arena. Washburn returns to action on Saturday at Lindenwood. The Ichabods (13-9, 9-8 MIAA) jumped out to an early 18-12 lead just after the midway […]
Topics for this podcast: Centennial League wrestling, league races heating up, latest city basketball action and a tournament format for next year.
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Both games make the Centennial League races a bit more interesting.
Bill Self Landen Lucas Bob Huggins No. 6 Kansas moved into a three-way tie for first-place in the Big 12 standings with a 75-65 win over West Virginia on Tuesday night in Allen Fieldhouse – KU’s 37th-straight victory on its home court. Junior forward Landen Lucas grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and senior forward […]
Hear from Topeka High’s Adrianna Henderson and Washburn Rural’s Gunnar Murray.
Possible 30 year sentence for man who embezzled thousands from Lenexa company
Just a few weeks left of regular-season high school basketball. Hear from every girls basketball coach from the capital city.
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.
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 […]