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AUDIO: Jayhawk Weekly w/Brian Hanni – 3/25

Pat StrathmanMarch 26, 2021

The third seeded Kansas Jayhawks fell to the six seeded USC Trojans, 85-51, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament inside Hinkle Fieldhouse on Monday Night. The loss ends Kansas’ season at 21-9 (12-6 Big 12), while USC improves to 24-7 (12-3 Pac-12) and advances the Trojans to the Sweet Sixteen, where they will play seventh seed Oregon. Kansas finishes its season with 21 wins, marking ...

Spring Postseason is Set

KSHSAA ReleaseMarch 25, 2021

TOPEKA, Kan. – The schedule for the KSHSAA State Championship Track and Field Meet has been modified for this year and will be conducted May 27-29.  Athletes and schools in all classifications will still compete for state titles at Cessna Stadium on the Wichita State University campus. Postseason plans for all other spring activities were finalized at the KSHSAA Executive Board meeting, March 2...

KWU Women’s Soccer nets upset of No. 15 Baker 2-0

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 25, 2021

Kansas Wesleyan Women's Soccer played one final non-conference tune-up in preparation for the postseason run as the Coyotes hosted No. 15 Baker on Wednesday at the Graves Family Sports Complex. The Coyotes got two clutch goals from Salina native Alex Liles (FR/Salina, Kan.) to come away with the 2-0 win over the Wildcats. In a match played between two possession-style teams, the Coyotes he...

KW Volleyball sweeps marathon doubleheader with Saint Mary to earn KCAC No. 4 seed

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 25, 2021

Mental toughness was the primary focus and a hot topic for coach Jessica Biegert as the regular season drew to a close for her Kansas Wesleyan volleyball team. She saw improvement in the Coyotes' resiliency and perseverance during last Saturday's five-set victory over Oklahoma Wesleyan inside Mabee Arena, winning the fifth set 15-13 after dropping the third and fourth sets. The trend reach...

KWU Softball splits with Saint Mary thanks to walk off

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 25, 2021

Bailey Rivas (FR/West Covina, Calif.) singled in the bottom of the seventh to bring home the game winning run in the second game of Kansas Wesleyan's softball doubleheader with Saint Mary on Wednesday at Salina South High School. Her hit gave the Coyotes a 6-5 win in the nightcap as KWU split the games with the Spires. Rivas' walk-off came at just the right time for the Coyotes, after Saint Ma...

Trout Resigns as Bennington Girls Basketball Coach

Pat StrathmanMarch 24, 2021

It's never easy to walk away. However, TJ Trout believes the right time is now. After leading the girls basketball program at Bennington High School for six seasons, coach Trout confirmed Wednesday of his decision to resign. The announcement comes after an 8-8 season in 2020-21. "So many blessings," Trout said, reflecting on his basketball coaching career. "Having the opportunity to represen...

K-State, AD Taylor Agree To Contract Extension Through 2027

Kansas State UniversityMarch 24, 2021

Gene Taylor, who has led K-State Athletics since 2017, has agreed to a contract extension through the 2026-27 academic year, President Richard Myers and the Kansas State Athletics Inc. Board of Directors announced today. The agreement extends Taylor's contract through June 30, 2027, with an annual salary of $925,000 beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The contract also includes performance...

Men’s Golf finishes second at KCAC First Leg, Watson claims individual title

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 24, 2021

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Fueled by an outstanding performance by Troy Watson (SR/Coffeyville, Kan.), the Kansas Wesleyan men's golf team finished second in the final standings of the KCAC First Leg held on Monday and Tuesday at Battle Creek. The Coyotes finished narrowly behind Bethany. The Swedes carded a 3-round score of 892, three shots better than the Coyotes at 895. Watson scored a 69...

Lucky Seven: Women’s Golf rolls to seventh straight win in KCAC First Leg

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 24, 2021

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Kansas Wesleyan Women's Golf picked up its seventh straight tournament win of the 2020-21 season as the Coyotes won the First Leg of the KCAC Championships held on Monday and Tuesday at Battle Creek. KWU rolled out to a 20-shot lead after Monday's first round and added three more strokes to the advantage in the second round to finish with a 668, 23 shots better than Bet...

Sandoval homers twice to lead Baseball past Sterling 8-2

KWU Athletics ReleaseMarch 24, 2021

Josh Sandoval (SR/Glendale, Ariz.) supplied the offense and Tyler Triano (SO/Hollister, Calif.) and Ethan Wilson (JR/Thackerville, Okla.) were dominant on the mound as Kansas Wesleyan's baseball team continued its recent surge. Sandoval belted two home runs and drove in six while Triano and Wilson limited Sterling to seven hits in an 8-2 Kansas Conference victory Tuesday afternoon at Dean ...


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