High School Basketball: Sub-State Day Two

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Boys Basketball Class 1A-DI Sub-State TournamentCentral Burden 62, South Haven 60Flinthills 38, Goessel 35Lakeside 51, Clifton-Clyde 43Lebo 42, Southern Coffey 27Marais des Cygnes Valley 52, Pleasanton 39Pretty Prairie 65, Centre 44Rock Hills 70, Thunder Ridge 47St. Paul 54, Marmaton Valley 48 Class 1A-DII Sub-State TournamentAshland 71, Bucklin 23Chase 59, Tescott 45Cheylin 47, Weskan 43Cunningham 69, […]

MIAA Women’s Tournament Play in Game Scores

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Three of the four top seeds advanced to the MIAA Tournament got underway in women’s basketball.   #9 Northeastern State 59, #8 Washburn 46 Ninth seeded Northeastern State held #8 Washburn to just .273 shooting from the field as they advanced in the first round of the MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. For the RiverHawks Chelsey […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Washburn Rural junior forward/guard Jordyn Musselman and Seaman junior wrestler Ian Hall are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. The start of the high school basketball season was a rough one for the Washburn Rural Lady Junior Blues. After losing a huge lead in the fourth quarter in a loss […]

Women’s All-MIAA Teams Announced

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Fort Hays State’s Kate Lehman has been named the MIAA Player and Defensive Player of the Year as the all league teams were announced today. Tony Hobson, head coach of regular season MIAA Champion Fort Hays State, was named the coach of the year.  Lehman was second in the league in scoring with 19.2 points […]

High School Basketball: Sub-State Day One

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Boys Basketball Class 1A-DI Sub-State TournamentFrankfort 50, Immaculata 38Macksville 58, Fairfield 27Minneola 75, Ingalls 56Quinter 63, St. Francis 42 Class 2A Sub-State TournamentBennington 49, Solomon 46Berean Academy 55, Inman 35Bishop Seabury Academy 53, Valley Falls 42Burlingame 65, Herington 37Central Plains 70, Smith Center 32Ellinwood 59, Ell-Saline 37Ellis 81, Rawlins County 35Hill City 65, Wichita County […]

MIAA Tournament Play-In Game Winners

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The top seeds all advanced as the first round of the MIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament came to a close.     #6 Nebraska-Kearney 90, #11 Southwest Baptist 74 Sixth seeded Nebraska-Kearney shot .574 from the field as they as defeated #11 Southwest Baptist in the opening round of the MIAA Men’s Basketball Touranment. For the […]

Wendy’s High School Boys Basketball Coaches Club

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The high school basketball resets this week. Every team is 0-0 as each squad is hoping for a chance to head to the state basketball tournaments. This is the sixth and final boys basketball edition of the Wendy’s High School Coaches Club. Listen to AM 580 every Monday from six to seven as Pat Strathman […]

Big 12 Weekend Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Top 25 Poll and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s results: Kansas 69 Texas 64Kansas State 70 Iowa State 69Baylor 78 West Virginia 66Oklahoma 67 TCU 60Texas Tech 63 Oklahoma State 62 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, March 2 Baylor at Texas (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CT Oklahoma at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, March 3 West Virginia at Kansas (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, […]

Chiefs Place Franchise Tag On LB Justin Houston

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that the club has placed the franchise tag on linebacker Justin Houston. “Justin is a talented player and a key contributor to our defense,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “Today was the deadline to designate a franchise player, and it was in the […]

Jackie Stiles Among 2015 National High School Hall of Fame Class

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Jackie Stiles, the high school basketball legend from Claflin, Kansas, who is the leading scorer in NCAA women’s basketball history is among 12 individuals selected for the 2015 class of the National High School Hall of Fame.   Stiles is regarded by most people as the greatest female athlete in Kansas history after her incredible […]

Men’s All-MIAA Basketball Team

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Connor Beranek of Nebraska-Kearney has been named the MIAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Year after averaging a league best 19.7 points per game in the regular season. Pittsburg State head coach Kevin Muff and Northwest Missouri head coach Ben McCollum were named Co-Coach of the Year award winners.   Beranek was also third in […]

MIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

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Northwest Missouri defeated Central Missouri today to claim the MIAA regular season championship and earn the top seed in the MIAA Tournament.  Northwest Missouri earns the top seed in the tournament and will await the winner of #8 Washburn against #9 Fort Hays State to be played at 7 p.m. on March 2 in Topeka. […]

MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

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Fort Hays State went 17-1 in the league play and won the MIAA regular season title which earns them the top seed in the MIAA Tournament. For a  complete recap of today’s games see www.themiaa.com later tonight. Top seeded Fort Hays State will await the winner of #8 Washburn and #9 Northeastern State to be […]

Shockers Claim Valley Title with Win over Panthers

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Ron Baker scored 17 points to help No. 11 Wichita State beat No. 10 Northern Iowa 74-60 on Saturday and win the Missouri Valley Conference regular season championship. Fred VanVleet added 13 points for the Shockers (27-3, 17-1 Missouri Valley) while Tekele Cotton and Evan Wessel scored 11 each. Seth Tuttle scored 16 points to lead […]

Alexander to Not Play Against Texas

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander will not play in Saturday’s basketball game versus Texas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Saturday. “The NCAA has alerted us to an issue that could affect Cliff’s eligibility,” Zenger said. “As a precautionary measure Cliff will not take the court until we have resolved […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Eleven – Friday

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Area Boys Basketball Shawnee Heights 52, Hayden 45Washburn Rural 69, Topeka High 56Emporia 51, Highland Park 49Manhattan 68, Seaman 60Junction City 63, Topeka West 54Holton 45, Royal Valley 35Jeff West 67, Riverside 48 Other Boys Basketball Basehor-Linwood 55, Mill Valley 31Bishop Miege 75, Gardner-Edgerton 67Bishop Seabury Academy 47, Heritage Christian 43Blue Valley Southwest 68, BV […]

Hayden girls, Shawnee Heights boys come alive in final quarter in doubleheader split

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The Hayden Lady Wildcats had to scratch and claw for the first 15 minutes of the basketball game. Once the lead was theirs, they never let it slip away. Hayden used an 8-0 start to the second half to balloon a two-point halftime lead and cruised from there to win 55-47 and prevent Shawnee Heights […]

K-State Announces Future Non-Conference Football Matchups

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Highlighted by home-and-home series with Mississippi State and Vanderbilt of the Southeastern Conference, Kansas State announced today its future non-conference football games that have been finalized through the 2020 football season. The full 2015 schedule, which was released this past fall, includes non-conference home games against South Dakota and Louisiana Tech and a trip back […]

Mike Sweeney Elected To Royals Hall Of Fame

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 25, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals have announced that First Baseman Mike Sweeney has been voted into the Royals Hall of Fame.  He will become the elite group’s 26th inductee this season with a ceremony before a game at Kauffman Stadium, which will be announced at a later date. Sweeney […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Hayden senior swimmer John-Martin Schmidt and Shawnee Heights senior bowler Jenni Pheigaru are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Sometimes, athletes just have that natural feel to the sport they play. That wasn’t the case for John-Martin Schmidt. After seeing kids succeed in the swimming pool, John-Martin worked hard and all […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Eleven – Tuesday

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Area Boys Basketball Shawnee Heights 57, Topeka High 34Hayden 54, Topeka West 47Highland Park 47, Washburn Rural 44Seaman 67, Emporia 46Silver Lake 64, Council Grove 32Wamego 76, Marysville 41Santa Fe Trail 69, Anderson County 65Perry-Lecompton 49, Royal Valley 44Holton 59, Hiawatha 40 Other Boys Basketball Abilene 73, Chapman 56Andale 47, Wichita Collegiate 45, OTAndover 53, […]

Sweet shines in battle with Topeka High, Shawnee Heights boys dominate second half

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Friday night’s game between Shawnee Heights and Topeka High could truly be called the battle of the titans. Shawnee Heights sophomore Jazz Sweet and Topeka junior Adrianna Henderson made the game seem like a one-on-one contest. Sweet and the Lady T-Birds took down the Lady Trojans 51-42 to give themselves a shot at a share […]

Washburn’s Gauntt Named MIAA Hitter of the Week

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Washburn’s David Gauntt has been named the MIAA/AstroTurf Hitter of the Week with Missouri Western’s Richard Peoples being named Pitcher of the Week. MIAA/AstroTurf Hitter of the Week David Gauntt, C, Washburn Recorded a .385 batting average in five games adding 13 RBI, scoring eight runs, hitting two grand slams including a walk-off grandslam in […]

Wildcats Take Down Jayhawks Behind Career High from Johnson

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Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State rallied to beat eighth-ranked Kansas 70-63 on Monday night. Williams finished with 15 points in his final regular-season game against the Jayhawks, and Thomas Gipson added 12 points as the Wildcats (14-15, 7-9 Big 12) overcame […]

Wendy’s High School Girls Basketball Coaches Club

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There are just two games left in the high school basketball regular season. Although teams are somewhat focusing on Sub-State, the true prize is the Centennial League championship and that’s still up for grabs with few games left. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]

Big 12 Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, AP Poll and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Baylor 69 Kansas State 42Kansas 81 TCU 72Oklahoma 79 Texas Tech 75 (OT)West Virginia 73 Oklahoma State 63Iowa State 85 Texas 77 Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 23 Kansas at Kansas State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 24 Texas at West Virginia (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 25 Texas Tech at TCU […]

Baker, VanVleet Lead Shockers to 25th Win of the Season

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Fred VanVleet scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half to lead No. 13 Wichita State to a 62-43 win over Evansville on Sunday. Ron Baker added 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Shockers (25-3, 15-1 Missouri Valley). Evan Wessel had 11 points for Wichita State, which led for 32 or more minutes […]

Logano Takes Checkered Flag at Daytona

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Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500. Logano took the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday. Once out front, his Ford was stout and he seemed to have the race in control until a caution with […]

Baylor Thumps Cats in Waco

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No. 20/20 Baylor used a balanced scoring effort led by junior Rico Gathers’ double-double to post a 69-42 win over Kansas State in front of 8,046 at the Ferrell Center on Saturday.   Baylor (20-7, 8-6 Big 12) connected 49.1 percent (27-of-55) from the field, including 54.5 percent (12-of-22) in the second half, and saw […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Ten – Friday

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Area Boys Basketball Shawnee Heights 60, Washburn Rural 53Seaman 64, Highland Park 54Topeka High 65, Topeka West 61Manhattan 56, Hayden 54Riley County 77, Rossville 71 OTRock Creek 55, Silver Lake 32Wamego 76, Concordia 64Wellsville 62, Santa Fe Trail 51Sabetha 61, Royal Valley 37Holton 68, Nemaha Central 58. Other Boys Basketball Abilene 66, Clay Center 56Andale […]

Washburn Rural girls’ third quarter sinks Shawnee Heights, Scroggins propels Heights over Rural boys

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Back in December, Washburn Rural lost a lead and a victory versus Shawnee Heights. The Lady Junior Blues made sure that didn’t happen twice as Washburn Rural outscored Heights 22-9 in the third quarter and cruised to a 61-39 victory to force a four-way tie atop the Centennial League standings. Washburn Rural couldn’t ask for […]

Audio: Royals GM Dayton Moore 2/19

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Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore met with the media as Pitchers & Catchers reported to Surprise, AZ for Spring Training 2015. Moore discussed the options the organization has with its pitchers as well as the mindset and expectations from a World Series appearance.   ( Audio Courtesy Kansas City Royals Baseball) 

Royals Sign LHP Franklin Morales To Minor League Deal

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 19, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed left-handed pitcher Franklin Morales to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training. Morales, 29, earned a career-best six wins last season, making 22 starts (38 appearances) with the Colorado Rockies.  He was […]

Slow Start Dooms Wildcats in Fort Worth

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A complete effort on both ends of the court helped TCU post a 69-55 win over Kansas State in front of 3,804 at Wilkerson-Greines Center on Wednesday night.   The Horned Frogs (16-10, 3-10 Big 12) were solid on both offense and defense in gaining their first win over the Wildcats (13-14, 6-8 Big 12) […]

Tigers Sweep Ichabods on the Hardwood

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The Washburn women’s basketball team was down 19 with under 10 minutes to go and cut the margin down to four but could not get any closer in a 74-67 loss to No. 5 Fort Hays State. Washburn returns to action on Saturday at home against No. 13-ranked Emporia State. The Ichabods trailed the Tigers […]

Royals Agree To Terms With Eric Hosmer On Two-Year Contract

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 18, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms with first baseman Eric Hosmer on a two-year contract, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.   Hosmer, 25, earned his second-straight Rawlings Gold Glove Award in 2014, batting […]

Washburn Rural girls cruise, Newby powers Topeka West boys past Rural

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From the very first possession, Washburn Rural junior Jordyn Musselman knew it would be a special night. After a patient first offensive possession ended in a Musselman layup, the guard piled on 16 more points to finish with 18 in a 64-37 victory over Topeka West. Musselman combined with senior Paige Cunningham for 10 of […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Ten – Tuesday

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Area Boys Basketball Topeka West 63, Washburn Rural 52 Highland Park 78, Shawnee Heights 59 Hayden 65, Emporia 58 Manhattan 58, Topeka High 46 Wabaunsee 49, Rossville 39 Silver Lake 52, KC Christian 48 Wamego 63, Clay Center 36 Santa Fe Trail 63, Central Heights 55 Holton 54, Jeff West 42 Hiawatha 57, Perry-Lecompton 52 […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman senior forward Rachel Heald and Washburn Rural senior swimmer Michael Prekopy are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Athletes have many reasons for playing the game they love. Sometimes, it’s for just the love of the game. Others feel it could lead to something big down the road. But […]

West Virginia Tops KU in Wild Finish

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Perry Ellis wanted the final basket so badly. He already had 15 second-half points, more than any player on the floor, but in the final seconds he caught the full-court pass over his shoulder. In stride, he went directly to the hoop.   The ball rolled off the rim. No. 8/8 Kansas lost in the […]

KU Football Head Coach David Beaty on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas Jayhawk football team got new leadership in early December. Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger named David Beaty the new man in charge of the football program. Beaty along with the nine assistant coaches on his staff will be at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center on Tuesday in Topeka from 5:00-7:00 pm for a meet […]

Wendy’s High School Boys Basketball Coaches Club

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There are just four games left in the high school basketball regular season. Although teams are somewhat focusing on Sub-State, the true prize is the Centennial League championship and that’s still up for grabs with few games left. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]

Centennial League swimming results

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Team results: 1. Washburn Rural (sixth straight league title) 403, 2. Manhattan 352, 3. Seaman 295, 4. Hayden 238, 5. Emporia 226, 6. Shawnee Heights 223, 7. Topeka High 176, 8. Topeka West 111, 9. Junction City 105. 2015 Centennial League Swim Meet ALL-CENTENNIAL LEAGUE FIRST TEAM John-Martin Schmidt, Hayden; Robert Schmidt, Hayden; John Fritsch, […]

Perry Ellis Named Co-Big 12 Player Of The Week

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For the first time this season, four different players have been honored with Big 12 weekly awards in the same week. Perry Ellis (Kansas) and Le’Bryan Nash (Oklahoma State) share player accolades, while TaShawn Thomas (Oklahoma) and Myles Turner (Texas) were named the top newcomers. Phillips 66 Big 12 Players of the WeekPerry Ellis, Kansas, […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Top 25 Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Kansas 74 Baylor 64Kansas State 59 Oklahoma 56Iowa State 79 West Virginia 59TCU 70 Oklahoma State 55Texas 56 Texas Tech 41 Upcoming schedule: Monday, February 16 KKansas at West Virginia (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 17Baylor at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Texas at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Fosters Late Three Burns Sooners Again

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Marcus Foster made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left and scored 14 points in his return from a three-game suspension to lead Kansas State past No. 17 Oklahoma 59-56 on Saturday night. It was the second time this season that Foster hit a late 3 against the Sooners (17-8, 8-5 Big 12). Buddy Hield had […]

MIAA Basketball Recap

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More teams punched their tickets into the MIAA Tournament field as week 13 came to a close in MIAA basketball. Missouri Western at Missouri Southern WBB: MSSU 81, MWSU 69 Missouri Southern got the line 42 times hitting 35 free throws in a win at home over Missouri Western. MSSU also got 21 points out […]

Kansas charges back to beat Baylor 74-64

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Kelly Oubre and Perry Ellis each scored 18 points as the Kansas Jayhawks fought back from an early 13 point deficit to turn back Baylor 74-64 Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, maintaining a one and one half game lead in the Big 12 race. The Bears led throughout the first half, taking the early advantage on […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Nine – Friday

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AREA BOYS BASKETBALL Shawnee Heights 58, Topeka West 48 Hayden 54, Seaman 35 Topeka 54, Emporia 51 Highland Park 73, Junction City 48 Manhattan 61, Washburn Rural 54 Silver Lake 48, Rossville 33 Abilene 63, Wamego 44 Osawatomie 68, Santa Fe Trail 52 Jeff West 57, ACCHS 21 Holton 71, Riverside 61 Nemaha Central 65, […]

Shawnee Heights flies over Topeka West in doubleheader sweep

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Not much phases Shawnee Heights sophomore Jazz Sweet. That’s why when the Lady T-Birds were only up by three points in the second quarter, she quickly ballooned that lead herself in a 59-31 victory over Topeka West. Shawnee Heights started out slow, just making 10 points in the opening quarter. Defensively, the Lady T-Birds held […]

Royals Agree To Terms With Greg Holland

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KANSAS CITY, MO (February 13, 2015) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with right-handed relief pitcher Greg Holland on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.  Per club policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed. Holland, 29, was named to the American League All-Star team for the second-straight […]

MIAA Basketball Thursday Night Recap

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The mid-week portion of week 13 came to a close in MIAA basketball with three more double headers. Central Oklahoma at Washburn WBB: UCO 75, WU 64 Central Oklahoma shot .527 from the field as they picked up a victory on the road at Washburn. UCO held WU to .355 shooting from the field as […]

Royals and Herrera Agree to Two Year Deal

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with right-handed pitcher Kelvin Herrera on a two-year deal, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Herrera, 25, put together an outstanding 2014 campaign, going 4-3 with a 1.41 ERA (11 ER in 70. IP) in […]

KU Basketball Assistant Jerrance Howard Suspended Two Weeks

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Via KU Athletics- Kansas men’s basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard will serve a two-week suspension from all team activities, head coach Bill Self announced Thursday afternoon. The suspension is effective immediately. “I take full responsibility for my actions,” Howard said. “I should have never been in that situation. Not only did I let myself down, […]

Wildcats Fall to WVU

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Reserve Brandon Watkins scored a career-high 14 points and No. 21 West Virginia surrendered a double-digit lead before recovering for a 76-72 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night. West Virginia (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) got plenty of scoring from its deep bench to snap a two-game losing streak and hand the Wildcats their fifth […]

VanVleet Leads Shockers to Win

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Fred VanVleet followed up a triple-double with 21 points Wednesday night, and No. 15 Wichita State rolled to a 74-57 victory over Indiana State. Darius Carter added 17 points and Tekele Cotton finished with 16 as Wichita State (22-3, 12-1 Missouri Valley) beat the Sycamores (12-13, 8-5) for the fifth straight time. VanVleet also had […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Nine – Tuesday

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AREA BOYS BASKETBALL Seaman 54, Topeka High 42 Topeka West 73, Highland Park 67 OT Emporia 55, Washburn Rural 48 (score from Monday) Hayden 59, Junction City 56 Manhattan 55, Shawnee Heights 53 Osage City 73, Rossville 25 Wamego 59, Chapman 34 Royal Valley 49, Riverside 46 Jeff West 51, Perry-Lecompton 48 OTHER BOYS SCORES […]

Strong Second Half Pushes Jayhawks to Win

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Cliff Alexander, Brannen Greene and Perry Ellis combined for 30 second-half points, pouring gasoline on the fire underneath the Kansas offense in the final frame to knock off Texas Tech, 73-51, Tuesday night inside United Supermarkets Arena. Still atop the Big 12 Conference standings, Kansas (20-4, 9-2) had to go into Lubbock to face a […]

Seaman girls outlast three-point barrage, guys dominate fourth in sweep over Topeka

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In the first half, Topeka High kept drilling three after three. Seaman used a different strategy. The Lady Vikes tossed the ball in the lane and powered their way to the free throw line to survive a perimeter shooting clinic by the Lady Trojans in a 56-44 victory. To start, it seemed like neither team […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman junior wrestler Bailey Kelly and Washburn Rural senior forward Paige Cunningham are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. The previous two years, Bailey Kelly fell short at the Centennial League meet. A pair of third place finishes just didn’t satisfy Bailey. This season, the junior can rest easy […]

Kansas High School Coaches and Officials Recognized

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The National Federation Coaches Association (NFCA) has recognized the following Kansas coaches for 2014 as NFCA State of Kansas Coaches of the Year Award Winners.  These coaches are recognized for their professionalism, leadership and years of service to Kansas youth. In addition, the coaches listed below with an *-asterisk  were honored as NFCA – Section […]

Sit With the Guru – Remembering A Legend

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I have to admit I was never a fan of North Carolina basketball growing up as a child, and for that matter, even into adulthood. Part of that is, unless I have a specific rooting interest, I didn’t (and still don’t) really like teams or individual players (like in golf) who seem to dominate their […]

Wendy’s High School Girls Basketball Coaches Club

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The high school basketball season is winding down with just six games left for many teams in the Centennial. Even with so few games left, the race for the Centennial League crown is tightening up down the stretch. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Results, Standings, Top 25 and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Texas 61 Kansas State 57Oklahoma State 67 Kansas 62Baylor 87 West Virginia 69Iowa State 75 Texas Tech 38Oklahoma 68 TCU 56   Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 9Oklahoma State at Baylor (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTIowa State at Oklahoma (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 10Kansas at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

High School Sports Rewind: Centennial League wrestling

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Team scores Junction City 193.5, Manhattan 185.5, Emporia 167, Seaman 136, Washburn Rural 121, Shawnee Heights 119, Highland Park 31, Topeka High 26, Topeka West 9, Hayden 3. Championship Finals 106- WR’s Murray 5-4 dec. JC’s M. Bazan; 113- WR’s Maxville 5-0 (OT) dec. Manhattan’s Taylor; 120- Manhattan’s Harper 7-0 dec. Seaman’s J. Gay; 126- […]

Legendary Basketball Coach & Jayhawk Alum Dean Smith Dies

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The name, “Dean Smith”, is trending at the top on Twitter, and aptly so. That’s where he spent the majority of his life…at the top. A statement released by the former North Carolina basketball coach’s family reads, [Smith] “died the evening of February 7, 2015, at his home in Chapel Hill, and surrounded by his wife and five children”. In […]

Cowboys Get Comeback Win against Jayhawks

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Led by seven threes from its sophomore guards, No. 8/9 Kansas controlled the game in the first half. Unfortunately for the first-place Jayhawks, a second half was also required. Oklahoma State defended its home court and overpowered Kansas in the final frame for a 67-62 win Saturday afternoon inside Gallagher-Iba Arena. In their first meeting, […]

Hayden’ girls’ high-low offense shines, boys get rare victory at Highland Park

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The press defense is always there, but senior Bree Schmidt and junior Jordan Lenherr looked unstoppable during one stretch, feeding each other passes. That duo combined for 17 of Hayden’s 26 second quarter points as the Lady Wildcats handled Highland Park 69-38. Hayden took a bit to adjust to open the game, but the Lady […]

Kansas High School Basketball Scores: Week Eight – Friday

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AREA GIRLS SCORES Hayden 69, Highland Park 38 Washburn Rural 64, Seaman 41 Shawnee Heights 50, Emporia 48 Topeka High 68, Junction City 59 Manhattan 56, Topeka West 31 Wabaunsee 42, Rossville 24 Wamego 53, Osage City 33 Prairie View 46, Santa Fe Trail 32 Hiawatha 34, Royal Valley 21 Holton 42, ACCHS 23 Sabetha […]

Experimental rules to be used during 2015 NIT include 30-second shot clock

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Men’s basketball teams selected to play in the 2015 Postseason NIT will compete using experimental rules, including a 30-second shot clock and a four-foot restricted-area arc. The rules will be in effect for all 31 games of the tournament. The shot clock in men’s basketball is now 35 seconds, where it has remained since the […]

Danny Duffy Signs Contract with Royals

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.  Duffy, 26, had an outstanding 2014 season, ranking fifth in the American League in ERA (2.53), fifth in opponents’ batting […]

Washburn Head Coach Craig Schurig Recaps Signing Day

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It was National Signing Day across the country on Wednesday February 4th. Seniors from across the country signed their National Letters of Intent to play football at the college of their choosing.  The Washburn Ichabod recruiting class featured 31 high school seniors plus seven junior college transfers who are already enrolled at Washburn and taking […]

Head Coach Bruce Weber on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas State Wildcats have now lost three straight after their 64-47 loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Kansas State is now 12-11 overall and now 5-5 in Big 12 play.  The Wildcats were down 45-44 with under six minutes to play but could only muster three points the rest of the way.  Head Coach […]

The gold standard: Topeka’s Beatty, Regnier sign letters of intent

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While Topeka High seniors Alec Beatty and Jake Regnier sat silently in the cafeteria, talks of “the gold standard” took place.  Fitting, as the motto best describes the incredible careers of the two players. Quarterback Alec Beatty relaxed next to former middle school foe and center Jake Regnier as the duo signed letters of intent to […]