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AUDIO: Cowboy Football Looks to Bounce Back in 2018

Trent SanchezAugust 13, 2018

The Abilene Cowboys will look to rebound after a injury plagued 2-7, 2017 campaign. Abilene suffered their first losing season under Steve Simpson and missed the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.  Simpson was 20-8 and a remarkable 15-0 against the NCKL in his previous three years prior to last season.  The culprit was a small Senior class and the inability to keep them healthy.  Abi...

Royals Can’t Hang on After Junis’ Strong Start

Royals.comAugust 12, 2018

KANSAS CITY -- Right-hander Jakob Junis has certainly had his share of ups and downs this season, but he showed on Sunday afternoon that he's continuing to trend in a positive direction. Junis tossed six innings of one-run ball in the Royals' 8-2 loss to the Cardinals at Kauffman Stadium, allowing just three hits and striking out eight in a strong outing before the bullpen struggled late in the...

Duffy Labors Before Ejection in Loss to Cards

Royals.comAugust 12, 2018

KANSAS CITY -- Danny Duffy's night was just about over when he was ejected in the sixth inning on Saturday night, but had the call that sparked his frustration gone the other way, his outing may have unfolded differently. Duffy allowed six runs over his 5 1/3 innings in the Royals' 8-3 loss to the Cardinals in the I-70 Series at Kauffman Stadium. The left-hander's night ended after he gave up a...

Smith Struggles, Bats Run Cold in Loss to Cards

Royals.comAugust 11, 2018

KANSAS CITY -- Royals rookie right-hander Burch Smith's struggles continue to mount. In fact, Smith offered up his shortest starting stint to date in six tries. Smith lasted only 1 2/3 innings and gave up six hits and five runs in a 7-0 loss to the Cardinals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals have lost seven of eight. In his last three starts, Smith has given up 16 runs over 10 2/3 in...

Central Kansas Outdoors 8-11

Pat StrathmanAugust 10, 2018

Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. Bob Roberts interviews Ron  Kaufman with Kansas Dept of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism about the state of Nebraska’s proposal to connect the Platte river with the Republican river. The Platte has several invasive species including Asian Carp and White Perch.  The state of Kan...

Major Comeback: SC’s Gibson Ready for Return to Football

Pat StrathmanAugust 10, 2018

Earlier this week, Greg Gibson was reminded of his one-year anniversary of having his tumor removed from his leg. Now, he's poised to make up for lost time on the football field. After numerous chemotherapy treatments, the Salina Central senior linebacker is ready for his return after winning his battle with osteosarcoma, or cancer of the bone. In the spring of 2017, Gibson was experienci...

Houston Hangs on to Beat Kansas City

Pat StrathmanAugust 9, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs had first and goal at the Houston one-yard line with a chance to tie. Chase Litton and the offense failed, allowing the Texans to win 17-10 in the preseason opener at Arrowhead Stadium. Kansas State wide receiver Byron Pringle was touched early five plays before then, forcing the referees to call a pass interference against Houston. Despite running 22 plays on the drive, ...

New Orleans Shuts Down Salina, Eliminating Falcons

Pat StrathmanAugust 9, 2018

All throughout the season, the Salina Falcons featured strong pitching arms in the starting rotation. They met their match in the Class AAA Legion Mid-South Regional Tournament. Despite Cade Sterrett's three-hit gem, the Falcons were limited to one hit in a 1-0 defeat to New Orleans Thursday. Salina lost for the second time in the double-elimination tournament, ending the Falcons' season. ...

K-State Announces New Contract for Bill Snyder

K-State Athletics ReleaseAugust 9, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State Director of Athletics Gene Taylor announced today that legendary head football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new five-year contract, securing the services of the 2011 and 2012 national and Big 12 coach of the year through the 2022 season. The contract increases Snyder's compensation to $3.45 million for the 2018 season, which will then increase by $300,000 in ...

Bryant Trips Up Salina in Mid-South Opener

Pat StrathmanAugust 8, 2018

The Salina Falcons are down to their final strike. Bryant, Ark. plated six runs in the first three frames, and the Black Sox cruised to an 8-3 victory over the Falcons at the Class AAA Legion Mid-South Regional Tournament opener. Salina plays Jefferson City, Mo. or host New Orleans in an elimination contest at 11:30 am Thursday. The Black Sox pounced on Salina starter Ethan Kickhaefer, who l...


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