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Dillons Sunflower Showdown Set for Wednesday in Manhattan

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 18, 2022

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The first round of the Dillons Sunflower Showdown takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Bramlage Coliseum as the Kansas Jayhawks travel to Manhattan, Kan., to face the Kansas State Wildcats. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT and the game will be televised on Big 12 NOW on ESPN+. Kansas enters the matchup with a record of 11-3, which includes a 2-2 mark in Big 12 play. The Jayha...

Indoor Track continues season at Washburn Rust Buster

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 17, 2022

TOPEKA – Kansas Wesleyan Indoor Track saw another NAIA national qualifying performance on Saturday at the Washburn University Rust Buster. Kalil Murphy (FR/Hollywood, Fla.) hit the NAIA 'B' Standard in the triple jump on his way to winning the event.   Murphy had a jump of 14.11m easily winning the event by nearly a full meter while hitting the B standard to qualify for the NAIA Na...

Agbaji Named Big 12 Player of the Week

KU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 17, 2022

IRVING, Texas – Kansas senior Ochai Agbaji has been named the Big 12 Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. This is the second time Agbaji has won the award this season and third time he has received a conference weekly honor in his career. Last week, Agbaji posted back-to-back 20-point games in two Kansas Big 12 victories with 22 points versus No. 15 Iowa State and 20 a...

Cowboys Pull Away from Clay Center in the 4th Qtr; Lady Tigers Defense Too much for Cowgirls

Trent SanchezJanuary 14, 2022

  Clay Center Lady Tigers 42 Abilene Cowgirls 20 Abilene – Clay Center used a suffocating defense on their way to a 6th straight victory over Abilene.  The Cowgirls led 4-1 with 7:07 to play in the 1st quarter but they wouldn’t score again until Claira Dannefer got a bucket with 2:07 to play in the 3rd quarter.  Clay Center scored 26 unanswered points during the Cowgirls drought a...


Clarke SandersJanuary 14, 2022

The Ell-Saline Cardinals cruised to two big wins Friday night in Brookville. The Cardinal girls won 68-39 and the boys were equally good in the nightcap winning 56-21. The 4th quarter in both games was played with a running clock. GIRLS: Ell-Saline started the game with a 10-0 run and never looked back. Senior Sadie Bradley had a big night for the Cards leading all scorers with 20 points. She...

Mustangs Collect Road Wins at Goddard

Ethan DentonJanuary 14, 2022

Girls: No. 2 Salina Central 64, No. 5 Goddard 36 On paper it was a top five match-up of Class 5A teams, but on the court it hardly looked the part thanks to another dominating performance by the Central Mustangs on Friday in Goddard. Central left no doubt after one quarter, as they pushed the pace early to get looks at the rim. and then executed in the half-court to get opportunities from the ...

Vikings drop 2 at Hesston

Don BengstonJanuary 14, 2022

The Smoky Valley Vikings dropped a pair of games on the road at Hesston Friday night girls losing 43-33 and boys suffering a set back 53-23. The Viking girls looking to avenge their only loss on the season back in December to the Hesston Swathers just could not get their offense going. Down only 12-10 after 1 quarter the Vikings could only muster 4 points in the 2nd quarter but their defense wa...

Cougars sweep Haysville-Campus

Jackson SchneiderJanuary 14, 2022

GIRLS: Salina South 59, Haysville-Campus 20 After dropping a disappointing game on Tuesday night, the Salina South Cougars got back on the winning side, defeating Campus 59-20 Friday night. The victory snapped a 6-game losing streak dating back to December 7th. In the win, South led the entire way, never allowing the Colts to score more than six points in a quarter, and falling one point bel...

Beloit Sweeps Minneapolis

Sam HendersonJanuary 14, 2022

Girls A tough night offensively proved to be Minneapolis's downfall in its 47-37 home loss to Beloit on Friday. The Lions never could get going and were held to less than 10 points in three of the four quarters. Senior Cameron Cleveland led Minneapolis (6-4 overall; 3-2 NCAA) with 12 points and was named the Nex-Tech Wireless Player of the Game. Freshman Maci McClure added 7 points as wel...

Men’s Volleyball to make program debut Friday night vs Graceland

KWU Athletics ReleaseJanuary 14, 2022

Ryan Webb is more than ready for his Kansas Wesleyan men's volleyball team to play a match.   Fifteen and a half months after announcing the addition of the sport the Coyotes will play their inaugural game against Graceland at 7 p.m. Friday inside Mabee Arena.   "It's definitely been a process," said Webb, who was hired in October, 2020 and charged with launching the program...




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