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Seniors Shine in Final Home Game to Clinch Big 12 Title

KSU Athletics ReleaseMarch 10, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan. – It was a fitting Senior Day, as the trio of Barry Brown, Jr., Kamau Stokes and Dean Wade all scored in double figures to help No. 18/17 Kansas State clinch a share of the Big 12 regular season title with a 68-53 win over Oklahoma before a sold-out crowd at Bramlage Coliseum. With the win, K-State (24-7, 14-4 Big 12) finished in a first-place tie with No. 8/8 Texas Tech (26-5...

Kansas tops Baylor, completes undefeated season at home

KU Athletics ReleaseMarch 9, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - For the 20th time in its history, Kansas posted an unbeaten record at Allen Fieldhouse as the No. 13/14 Jayhawks closed out the regular-season campaign with a 78-70 win over the Baylor Bears Saturday afternoon. Redshirt-junior Dedric Lawson collected his 20th double-double of the year in scoring a team-high 23 points and 14 rebounds as the Jayhawks collected their 12th league win ...

2019 State Basketball Results

Pat StrathmanMarch 9, 2019

Girls Basketball Class 6A - Koch Arena #1 Liberal vs #8 Olathe Northwest - Olathe Northwest 57-46 #4 Topeka vs #5 Olathe East - Topeka High 59-52 OT #2 Derby vs #7 Shawnee Mission Northwest - Derby 60-27 #3 Washburn Rural vs #6 Olathe North - Washburn Rural 49-41 #4 Topeka High vs #8 Olathe Northwest - Topeka High 52-49 #2 Derby vs #3 Washburn Rural - Washburn Rural 45-40 Third-place: ...

Chapman falls to Wichita Trinity, Finishes 4th at State

Trent SanchezMarch 9, 2019

The Chapman Irish lost 56-43 in the 3rd place game to Wichita Trinity, Saturday afternoon, at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center.  Chapman finished the season 19-6 and in 4th place at the tournament.  It was Irish’s best finish at State since 1982, that season, they finished in 3rd place. Saturday’s loss for Chapman played out in similar fashion to their setback Friday night in the semifinal...

Chapman Falls to Augusta in Semifinals of 4A Tournament

Trent SanchezMarch 8, 2019

The Chapman Irish came up just short of their fourth state title appearance Friday night at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center in Salina, site of the 4A State Tournament.  Augusta defeated Chapman 46-40 and the Orioles will make their eighth appearance in the title game and go for their first state title since 2002.  That season, Augusta was coached to a state title by current Abilene High School C...

4th Quarter Blues Doom Mustangs

Jeremy BohnMarch 8, 2019

An ice-cold shooting performance in the final quarter was too much for Salina Central boy’s basketball to overcome in their 60-46 loss to Basehor-Linwood in the opening round of the class 5A state tournament on Thursday night. In what was Central’s fourth-straight trip to the state tournament—a first in school history—the Mustangs matched up with the No. 3 seed in the tournament, Baseho...

KWU Women Fall to Hot Shooting Ozarks in NAIA Tournament

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 8, 2019

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – College of the Ozarks entered its game against Kansas Wesleyan as the top-rated 3-point shooting team in NAIA Division II women's basketball. The No. 5-ranked Bobcats' long-range shooting prowess was on full display during the first half against the Coyotes as the made 12 shots from the beyond the arc that produced a 31-point halftime lead and propelled them to a 91-51 vict...

Nickerson Ends Cowgirls Season

Trent SanchezMarch 7, 2019

The Abilene Cowgirls season came to an end Thursday night in the opening round of the 4A State Tournament, at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center in Salina, in a 54-46 loss to Nickerson.  Abilene had their 10 game winning streak snapped and ended the year at 20-3.  The Lady Panthers improved to 20-3 on the year and will face Kansas City Piper tomorrow in the semifinals. Abilene got off to a great...

Chapman Boys Roll in Return Trip to State!

Trent SanchezMarch 6, 2019

The Chapman Irish made an appearance in a state basketball appearance for the first time since 2002, Wednesday night, in their matchup with Garnett, Anderson County at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center, site of the 4A Tournament.  Chapman the #3 seed didn’t play like the stage was too big as they blew out the #6 Bulldogs 62-38.  The Irish are now guaranteed two more games and will place at state...

League 42 Baseball Equipment Drive

KSAL StaffMarch 6, 2019

League 42 is a nonprofit youth sports organization that provides a low-cost baseball alternative for kids in urban Wichita. Last month equipment bags and approximately 175 – 200 baseball bats and were stolen from League 42 out of a storage area at McAdams Park, Wichita. An equipment drive in Wichita restocked most of League 42’s equipment, but a few things are still needed. If you would ...




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