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KWU Men’s Soccer falls to No. 4 Oklahoma Wesleyan 5-1

KWU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 19, 2021

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Kansas Wesleyan scored an early goal against fourth-ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan, but the Eagles answered with five straight to come away with a 5-1 win on Saturday at the OKWU pitch. Alfonso Lopez (JR/Fontana, Calif.) scored KWU's lone goal in the fifth minute, but OKWU quickly responded with an equalizer in the seventh minute. The Eagles took the lead with a goal in t...

Wesleyan women’s Soccer falls to No. 11 Oklahoma Wesleyan 3-1

KWU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 19, 2021

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – No. 11 ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan knocked off the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes 3-1 in the Kansas Conference opener for both teams on Saturday on the OKWU pitch. The Eagles scored one goal in the first half, by Laura Maria in the 21st minute, and added two more in the second half. Faith Mosaira netted a goal in the 49th minute and Maria again found the net in the 60th minute...

Wesleyan volleyball falls in four sets to Ottawa

KWU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 19, 2021

Kansas Wesleyan volleyball hosted defending conference champion Ottawa on Saturday at Mabee Arena, and the Coyotes hung right with the Braves but came up short in four sets – 25-21, 19-25, 25-22, 25-22. Three Coyotes reached double figures in kills led by 12 by Elizabeth Hardacre (JR/Kensington, Kan.), and Emily Monson (SR/Cheney, Kan.) finished with 35 digs in the match. The opening s...

KWU women’s Cross Country finishes ninth at Larry Young Invitational

KWU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 19, 2021

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Stephanie Martinez (SR/Horizon City, Texas)'s Top 15 finish helped lead Kansas Wesleyan's women's cross country team to a ninth place finish at the Larry Young Invitational on Saturday. Martinez posted a 13th place finish in the 5K race with a time of 19:51.39 to lead the way for the Coyotes among the field of 129 finishers and 17 scoring teams at the event. Tabetha Deine...

KWU men’s Cross Country finishes 12th at Larry Young Invitational

KWU Athletics ReleaseSeptember 19, 2021

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kansas Wesleyan men's cross country posted a 12th place finish at the Larry Young Invitational hosted by Columbia College on Saturday. The field of 17 teams featured a variety of squads from the NCAA Division II and III levels and the NAIA level. Austin Hess (SO/Garden City, Kan.) was the top finisher for the young Coyote squad, finishing 59th with a time of 29:02.47 for ...

Smart Insurance FB Coaches Corner – 9/18

Pat StrathmanSeptember 18, 2021

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Ell-Saline Stuns Oakley in OT

Clarke SandersSeptember 18, 2021

In a game that had more twists and turns than a good mystery novel, the Ell-Saline Cardinals made the long road trip to take on the Plainsmen of Oakley and came away with a 6 point win in overtime. The Cardinals got off to a slow start going 3 and out on their first possession.  Meanwhile Oakley marched straight down the field for a touchdown drive capped off with an 11-yard scamper by junior ...

Complete, Dominant Effort Propels South Cougars to First Win

Ethan DentonSeptember 17, 2021

SOUTH 36, CAMPUS 14 The final score was not a true representation of how dominant the Salina South Cougars were in their Week 3 road win over Campus at Colt Stadium in Haysville. They controlled all three phases of the game and were never challenged in picking up their first win of the season. After taking almost seven minutes off the clock on the game's opening drive, South missed a field goa...

Minneapolis Grounds and Pounds Republic County For First Win

KSAL StaffSeptember 17, 2021

It was the Gannon Cleveland show in Belleville Friday night. The senior tailback performed well on both sides of the ball in Minneapolis's 20-6 victory on the road against Republic County. Cleveland was a workhorse, recording 33 carries for 181 yards and two touchdowns. He also added a sack on defense. Minneapolis started the game hot and took its first drive deep into Buffalo territory. ...

Big Plays Hurt Central in Loss to Andover

Pat StrathmanSeptember 17, 2021

Andover might be known as a defensive-minded team, but the Trojans used big chunks on offense to get a huge win. Tayton Klein showcased his speed on two long touchdowns, Andover's defense shut out Salina Central in the final 12 minutes, and the Trojans pulled off a 28-19 win Friday night at Salina Stadium. Andover improved to 2-1 while Central dropped to 1-2. Defense was on display for the m...


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