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Lady Vikings Fall in Tournament Opener

Don BengtsonJanuary 21, 2020

At the 48th Annual Sterling Invitational Tournament, the Lady Vikings opened play against the Hugoton Eagles. The Lady Vikings trailed 5-2 after one quarter and were done 14-10 at halftime. The third quarter made the difference as the Eagles outscored the Vikings 17-7 to take a 31-17 lead into the 4th quarter. The Lady Vikings offense came alive in the fourth quarter as they scored 14 poi...

Hinz named NAIA Women’s Basketball National Player of the Week

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 21, 2020

Kelcey Hinz (SO/Whitewater, Kan.)'s outstanding performance last week has not gone unnoticed. Just a day after earning Kansas Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors, Hinz was announced as the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Player of the Week for her efforts last week. Hinz was nominated for her performances during the week of Jan 13 - 19 and selected out of a pool...

Brad Nicks Named Abilene Cowboy Football Coach

Trent SanchezJanuary 21, 2020

The Abilene Cowboy football team has a new face of the program.  Brad Nicks was hired last Friday night in a special Board of Education meeting.  Nicks takes over the Cowboy program from Steve Simpson, who spent six years as head coach.  Simpson retired last fall at the conclusion of the season.  Nicks spent the last 20 years as an assistant football coach at Shawnee Heights in Tecumseh, Kansa...

KWU Men Top Tabor for Fifth Straight Time

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 21, 2020

Kansas Wesleyan men's basketball coach Anthony Monson knew that Monday's meeting with the Tabor Bluejays would be a grind it out game. "Sometimes you have to find a way to win ugly," Monson said. "That's what we did tonight, we found a way to win ugly. We showed a lot of toughness and effort tonight, especially in the second half." We won the second chance points battle 19-0. That shows a lo...

No. 24 KWU Women Power Past Tabor

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 21, 2020

Kansas Wesleyan women’s coach Ryan Showman was certain his team would face a tough, grind-it-out battle against Tabor in their game Monday night. Tabor entered the Kansas Conference duel at Mabee Arena leading NAIA Division II in scoring defense, allowing just 53 points per game. The Bluejays limited KWU to 53 points in their first meeting November 20 in Hillsboro (a 54-53 loss). “I thou...

Upset City in Lindsborg!

Jeremy BohnJanuary 20, 2020

The Bethany men's basketball team came away with arguably its biggest win of the Dan O'Dowd era on Monday night, with a 74-70 upset win over No. 16 Oklahoma Wesleyan. The first half of the game did not have a ton of flow or rhythm, as neither team shot the ball well or played a flawless half of basketball. The 16th ranked team in the land would grab the lead early and quickly build a double-dig...

Hinz named KCAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 20, 2020

On the heels of a record breaking performance, Kansas Wesleyan's Kelcey Hinz (SO/Whitewater, Kan.) has been named as the KCAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her efforts in KWU's 80-76 win over No. 19 Sterling on Saturday. Kelcey Hinz had an incredible performance in KWU's only game of the week, an upset win over No. 19 ranked Sterling on the road. Hinz poured in 31 points and had ...

Vikings fall in Sterling Tournament opener

Don BengtsonJanuary 20, 2020

The Sterling Blackbears started off the game hot and didn't ever look back in defeating the Smoky Valley Vikings by the score of 57-35. Leading 32-13 at the half the Blackbears outscored the Vikings 19-9 in the 3rd. Facing a running clock the Vikings did outscore Sterling 14-6 in the 4th. Trey Kennedy led the Vikings with 7. Wilson for Sterling had a double double with 20 points and 12...

Moss Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 20, 2020

IRVING, Texas – Kansas senior Isaiah Moss has been named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week in a vote by a media panel, the conference office announced Monday. This is the first time in his career Moss has earned a Big 12 weekly honor. A graduate transfer from Iowa, Moss started his first game as a Jayhawk, 97th for his career, in the 66-52 win at Oklahoma (1/14). In the contest, Moss tied a car...

Mahomes, Chiefs Reach First Super Bowl Since 1969

Chiefs.comJanuary 19, 2020

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Tennessee Titans, 35-24, at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday afternoon to advance to the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years. Kansas City fought back from an early deficit to tally 28 unanswered points, establishing a commanding lead while preventing Tennessee from ever getting back into the game. Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes completed 23-of-35 pas...




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