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Falcons Settle for Split with Great Bend

Pat StrathmanJune 13, 2019

Salina picked up its first home victory of the season, blasting Great Bend 11-5. This came after a 5-2 defeat to the Chiefs, giving the Falcons a split at Dean Evans Stadium. In the opener, the Falcons had numerous chances to set the tone for a potential sweep, but they left 12 runners stranded for the game. Great Bend struck first, getting a pair of runs in the top of the third. Colin Hall ope...

Duffy continues Royals’ string of quality starts

Royals.comJune 13, 2019

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals’ starting pitching is coming around. Another strong outing, this one by left-hander Danny Duffy, marked five straight quality starts for Kansas City’s rotation. Duffy went seven innings and gave up just four hits and two runs. He walked two and struck out seven in his longest outing of 2019. He retired the last 11 he faced. But reliever Jake Diekman loaded the b...

Jalen Wilson signs with Kansas

KU Athletics ReleaseJune 13, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Forward Jalen Wilson has signed a National Letter of Intent to play men's basketball at Kansas, KU head coach Bill Self announced Wednesday. "I'm very excited about Jalen's commitment to us," said Self. "He's been a Kansas fan for the vast majority of his young life and is certainly a guy who is used to winning after being a part of a great high school program at John H. Guyer ...

AUDIO: Chiefs Players Speak at Mini Camp

Pat StrathmanJune 12, 2019

The first of three days of mandatory mini-camp are underway in Kansas City. Chris Jones is not in attendance. He is still holding out for a new contract as he missed all 10 OTA’s earlier in May and June. Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes will speak on Thursday to end Mini-camp. A few players spoke to the media on Tuesday. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is happy getting back into the rhythm of f...

AUDIO: Hawks & Highways Lands in Salina

Pat StrathmanJune 11, 2019

A football national championship head coach made the trek to Salina for the first time. Kansas first-year coach Les Miles introduced himself to many individuals at the 2019 Hawks & Highways event at 638 Event Space in Salina Tuesday evening. The University of Kansas Alumni Association and Kansas Athletics are coordinating Hawks & Highways, a multiyear effort to host KU events in communi...

Royals rally past Tigers with game-winning bloop

Royals.comJune 11, 2019

KANSAS CITY -- Out of nowhere, the Royals’ stagnant offense rose up for two runs in the eighth inning -- albeit with a little help from the Tigers’ defense -- to secure a much-needed, 3-2 victory on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals had lost eight of nine coming in. The winning rally started when Adalberto Mondesi, who had three hits, rolled a grounder through the shortstop h...

KU, K-State, WSU Set for Wichita TBT Regional

Visit Wichita ReleaseJune 11, 2019

WICHITA, KS., June 11, 2019 – The Basketball Tournament (TBT) – the $2 million summer basketball event broadcast live on ESPN networks – today announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. In its sixth year, TBT 2019 will feature more than 60 players with NBA experience, 23 college alumni teams and elite professionals playing in top leagues all over the world. More than 20 Division ...

Kansas adds transfer Isaiah Moss to 2019-20 roster

KU Athletics ReleaseJune 10, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas head coach Bill Self announced that Isaiah Moss will transfer from Iowa and has signed a grant-in-aid agreement to play men's basketball at KU. Moss, a 6-foot-5, 208-pound guard player from Chicago, was a three-year starter for the Hawkeyes and averaged 9.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in 2018-19. He will be immediately eligible to compete for the Jayhaw...

Liberty Flatten Force, 49-12

Pat StrathmanJune 10, 2019

Following a monster win over the Omaha Beef, the Salina Liberty viewed Sunday's showdown with Wichita as a trap game. Salina made sure to take control early. The Liberty built a 40-6 halftime advantage and cruised to a 49-12 blowout of the Wichita Force at Intrust Bank Arena. With the victory, Salina improved to 7-3, a half game back of Northern Division leader Omaha. The top two teams in...

Royals can’t back Sparkman’s strong start

Royals.comJune 9, 2019

KANSAS CITY -- For the second straight day, the Royals got an outing from their starter that was worthy of victory. But again Sunday, right-hander Glenn Sparkman, who has been a pleasant addition to the rotation, was outdueled by White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez in Chicago’s 5-2 victory at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals have lost eight of nine, and have not won a series since April 12-14 whe...

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