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Kansas to face another tough nonconference slate in 2019-20

KU Athletics ReleaseJune 3, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The NCAA's metrics may have changed, but the story stays the same. Kansas men's basketball annually plays one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the nation, and the 2019-20 slate is no exception. Kansas could potentially play seven schools from Power 5 conferences. Add to that another battle with national foe Villanova in the Big 12-Big East Challenge, a to-be-determine...

AUDIO: Local Athletes Enjoying Kansas Shrine Bowl Week

Pat StrathmanJune 3, 2019

Ell-Saline quarterback Nick Davenport has known Isaac Mitchell all of his life. The two never lost their bond despite Mitchell starring at Salina South. Now, the duo gets to shine on Kansas' biggest stage. Davenport, Mitchell and three others from the area are teaming up for the West squad at the 46th Annual Kansas Shrine Bowl on Saturday, June 8 at Memorial Stadium in Dodge City. Joining Mi...

Liberty’s Second Half Too Much for Beef

Pat StrathmanJune 2, 2019

The Salina Liberty are still in the hunt for a Champions Indoor Football - North Division Championship. Salina's defense forced four second half turnovers, newly acquired Daniel McKinney reeled in three touchdown passes, and the Liberty sizzled the Omaha Beef, 54-34, Saturday night at the Tony's Pizza Events Center. Salina improved to 7-3 while the Liberty handed the Beef their second defeat of...

Bats quieted in Keller’s solid start

Royals.comJune 2, 2019

ARLINGTON -- The Royals found themselves on the wrong end of a pitching duel in Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the Rangers, striking out 11 times against Texas starter Adrian Sampson and wasting a solid effort by Kansas City starter Brad Keller. The Royals struck out 47 times in the four-game series in Arlington, losing the last three of those contests. They walked only seven times in the series and sc...

Lynn’s strong start latest for sharp Texas staff

Royals.comJune 2, 2019

ARLINGTON -- The Rangers have enjoyed a resurgence of starting pitching lately, and Lance Lynn kept it going on Saturday afternoon against the Royals. Lynn held the Royals to two runs in 6 1/3 innings in leading the Rangers to a 6-2 victory at Globe Life Park. Texas has won four of its last five and 12 of its last 17. “Pretty much what we’ve seen from Lance all year,” manager Chris Woo...

KWU’s Bissell Highlights 2019 Kansas Sports HOF Class

Pat StrathmanMay 31, 2019

The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF) has announced the members of the Class of 2019 who will be inducted on Sunday, October 6th at the Kansas Star Casino. The KSHOF is also proud to announce the Kansas Star Casino as the host and title sponsor for the 2019 KSHOF Induction Ceremony on October 6. This is the second year the Kansas Star Casino has been the title sponsor and is the first year of ...

Royals deliver clutch plays after Dozier’s injury

Royals.comMay 31, 2019

ARLINGTON -- Alex Gordon's unexpected entry into Thursday night’s game against the Rangers, on a planned day off, yielded immediate benefits for the Royals in a 4-2 victory in the series opener at Globe Life Park. Unfortunately, it came at the expense of third baseman Hunter Dozier's departure due to injury. Gordon replaced Dozier, who left the game and is day to day with tightness in his rig...

Central Kansas Outdoors 6-1

Pat StrathmanMay 31, 2019

Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. High water at all the reservoirs in central and eastern Kansas with some at near or record levels. Bob Roberts talks about other fishing opportunities available in our area. Also might be time to start planning for early season hunting only about 100 days away. Check bac...

Hadden Named as Third Team NAIA All-American

KWU Athletics ReleaseMay 30, 2019

Kansas Wesleyan's Ben Hadden (SR/Shawnee Mission, Kan.) has been selected as a Third Team NAIA All-American as selected by the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Association All-America Committee. Three All-America teams of 15 student-athletes were selected. Hadden had a phenomenal senior campaign for the Coyotes. He finished in the Top 10 in nine of 12 events this season, which included seven Top 5 f...

First Three K-State Football Game Times Announced

K-State Athletics ReleaseMay 30, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A traditional evening season opener followed by a pair of 11 a.m., contests opens the 2019 Kansas State football season – the first under head coach Chris Klieman – as the Big 12 Conference and its television partners have announced game times and TV designations for the first three weeks of the season. The Wildcats’ season opener against Nicholls on August 31 will be ...

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