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AUDIO: Wesleyan Selects Josh Molino to Lead Tennis Programs

KWU Athletics ReleaseJune 14, 2018

https://soundcloud.com/oddittenger/josh-molino-6-14 Kansas Wesleyan University has announced the hiring of Josh Molino as the new coach of the men's and women's tennis programs according to Vice President and Director of Athletics Mike Hermann. Molino will succeed Bob Warkentine, who retired at the end of the 2018 season after six seasons leading the Coyotes. "Coach Warkentine did an incr...

Newman, Simoneau Selected to K-State Hall of Fame

K-State Athletics ReleaseJune 14, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics will honor a group of nine outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in September, school officials announced today. The 2018 Hall of Fame class includes Christine Boucher (women’s golf), Rita Graves (women’s track and field), David Hall (men’s basketball), Ed Klimek (FB/MBB/BSB/TF), Margaret Thompson (honorary), Terence N...

Falcons Stay Flawless with Sweep of Concordia

Pat StrathmanJune 14, 2018

The 2018 home opener went exactly like the previous games of the season: perfectly. Richard Davis picked up his third win, Zach Farmer scored four runs, and the Salina Falcons pushed their flawless record to 13-0 after 6-0 and 10-5 victories over Concordia at Dean Evans Stadium. Salina now has five shutouts on the year. Davis was the shining star in the opener. The Ell-Saline product lasted ...

Kansas Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018

KSHOF ReleaseJune 14, 2018

The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF) has announced the members of the Class of 2018 who will be inducted on Sunday, October 7th in Wichita. The KSHOF Class of 2018 consists of 13 members, including: three-time All-American K-State football player and NCAA record setting punt returner, Daivd Allen; three-time Missouri Valley Conference selection and all-time WSU women’s rebounding leader, An...

Hammel’s Strong Start Derailed by KC Errors

Royals.comJune 14, 2018

KANSAS CITY -- Another solid outing by a Royals starter. But the offensive rut rolls on. Right-hander Jason Hammel gave up just two earned runs over 7 1/3 innings, but he received no offensive support in a 7-0 loss to the Reds on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Cincinnati swept the two-game set. Hammel gave up seven hits, walked none and struck out three. But the Royals' offense has man...

AUDIO: Burt Joins Bethel Women’s Basketball Program

Pat StrathmanJune 13, 2018

Two summers ago, Josh Burt joined the Ohlde Elite Club girls basketball program. Now, he merges with the same coaches at the collegiate level. After three seasons with the Ell-Saline boys basketball team, Burt heads to North Newton, becoming an assistant coach for the Bethel women's basketball program. He teams up with current head coach Drew Johnson and assistant Nicole Ohlde, who hired Bur...

Shock Blanked by Wichita

Pat StrathmanJune 13, 2018

The Wichita Sluggers lived up to their name Tuesday night. Wichita (3-3) received runs from every player, the pitching fooled Salina at the plate, and the Sluggers handled the Shock 15-0. Seven different batters picked up RBI hits. The Sluggers took out the Shock (0-4) early, plating eight runs in the first frame. Salina didn't help its cause, suffering from five errors in the game. Wichi...

Royals Miss Tag, Opportunity in Loss to Reds

Royals.comJune 13, 2018

KANSAS CITY -- You don't wind up 22-45 without some bizarre losses. The Royals' 5-1 defeat in 10 innings on Tuesday night at the hands of the Reds certainly qualifies. The record will show that Joey Votto did the damage with a three-run triple that keyed a four-run rally in the 10th. But the inning started out with a single, an error and a botched sacrifice bunt by Billy Hamilton that got a ...

Baseball/Softball Complex Proposed to Commission

Pat StrathmanJune 11, 2018

A group consisting of citizens, schools and community organizations is proposing a new baseball/softball complex, which would be funded by a public / private sponsorship. A group called Salina Athletic Partners, which includes Salina Baseball Enterprises, Visit Salina, USD 305, Sacred Heart High School, St. John's Military School, and Kansas Wesleyan University, unveiled plans to the Salina Cit...

Falcons Stay Perfect, Claim Sam Ellis Classic Title

Pat StrathmanJune 11, 2018

The weather conditions weren't exactly ideal for baseball over the weekend. The hot temperatures settled in. So did the Salina Falcons, who might be a tad bit hotter at the moment. Salina rolled to the championship and held off Emporia 5-3 to win the Sam Ellis Classic Championship in Emporia. Brogen Richardson was named the tournament's most valuable player, propelling the Falcons to an 11-0...

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