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KWU Baseball blasts McPherson 12-3 to open KCAC Tournament play

KWU Athletics ReleaseMay 6, 2021

GREAT BEND – Kansas Wesleyan hit five home runs in Wednesday night's KCAC Tournament game against McPherson on the way to a 12-3 win over the Bulldogs at the Great Bend Sports Complex. Three of the homers came off the bat of Dalton Whitaker (SR/Edmond, Okla.), who nearly completed the home run cycle, hitting a solo, a 2-run, and a 3-run homer. He finished the night 3 of 4 with six RBI and ...

Singer, Royals derailed by tough 6th frame

Royals.comMay 5, 2021

KANSAS CITY -- A tension-filled sixth inning quickly turned disastrous on Wednesday night, as a tested and exhausted Royals bullpen saw another lead vanish in a 5-4 loss to the Indians at Kauffman Stadium. It’s the Royals’ fourth straight loss and third to Cleveland, which will try to sweep the four-game set on Thursday afternoon. Kansas City jumped out to an ...

HS Sports Digest – 5/4

Pat StrathmanMay 4, 2021

Baseball Ark City swept Salina Central 10-0, 4-0. Southeast of Saline claimed both games against Ellsworth 2-1, 12-2. Smoky Valley nipped Lyons 13-12. Ell-Saline split with Moundridge, winning 9-8, but also falling 11-1. Softball Salina Central edged Ark City 5-4 before losing 12-5 in the nightcap. Southeast of Saline cruised past Ellsworth 14-1, 16-6. Ell-Saline handled Canton-G...

Minor, KC bullpen unable to slow Cleveland

Royals.comMay 4, 2021

KANSAS CITY -- In the first two of their four-game set against Cleveland this week, the Royals have had to go to their bullpen early to hold a slim lead. And in both games, Cleveland put together big innings against Kansas City relievers. Josh Staumont allowed three runs in the seventh inning of Tuesday night’s 7-3 loss at Kauffman Stadium, as the Royals dropped...

AUDIO: KWU Coaches Show 5/3

Pat StrathmanMay 4, 2021

The Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show is back and with a new location! The KWU Coaches Show puts a spotlight on various programs, coaches and student athletes at Wesleyan. Join voice of the Coyotes Pat Strathman at the new Library Sports Bar & Grill on Mondays from 6 to 7 pm. The Library is located just a couple blocks north of the campus of Kansas Wesleyan at 1307 S Santa Fe Ave. Cheering is...

HS Sports Digest – 5/3

Pat StrathmanMay 3, 2021

Boys Tennis AVCTL-I Invitational Maize South 49, Maize 38, Newton 31, Derby 24, Campus 24, Salina South 14, Hutchinson 4. Salina South Results Cayden Cassel, 12th Nathan Streeter, 13th Miles Hammond/Griffin Peterson, 6th Keegan Exline/Nathan McConnell, 11th AVCTL-II Invitational Salina Central 52, Andover 34, Andover Central 31, Ark City 25, Goddard 16, Eisenhower 15, Valley Center 11...

Lynch flashes potential in MLB debut despite loss

Royals.comMay 3, 2021

KANSAS CITY -- As Daniel Lynch walked off the mound in the fifth inning Monday night, he looked around at a stadium halfway full of fans on their feet, giving the left-hander a standing ovation for his first day in the big leagues. Lynch’s Major League debut wasn’t perfect in the Royals’ eventual 8-6 loss to the Indians at Kauffman Stadium, and there are certainly things...

AUDIO: Leipold Speaks at First Press Conference as KU Head Coach

Pat StrathmanMay 3, 2021

Lance Leipold, a six-time National Champion, a five-time conference coach of the year and the fastest coach in NCAA history to reach 100 career wins, has been named the 41st head coach in Kansas Football history, Director of Athletics Travis Goff announced Friday. The two sides agreed to a six-year contract. Leipold addressed the media in his first press conference as Kansas football's leader. ...

Triple play helps Baseball take out Southwestern 8-4 earn KCAC 3 seed

KWU Athletics ReleaseMay 3, 2021

Tristan Devane (FR/Frostproof, Fla.) and the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes were in a jam. A really big jam. Southwestern had scored twice in the seventh inning to trim KWU's lead to 6-4, had runners and first and second with no outs and leadoff batter London Penland was at the plate. The threat and the inning, though, ended in six seconds thanks to Devane and the Coyotes' defense. Penland att...

More NAIA Nationals tickets punched for tracksters at Southwestern Invitational

KWU Athletics ReleaseMay 3, 2021

WINFIELD – Kansas Wesleyan Track and Field continues to improve heading into next week's Kansas Conference Championships in Ottawa. The Coyotes saw another NAIA Nationals qualifier, and set several new school records and flirted with some others at the Southwestern Invitational at Jantz Stadium. Erik Kyser won the long jump with a jump of 7.29m, setting not only a new KWU school record in ...


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