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  • Track & Field | July 17, 2016

    K-State professor to join medical staff at Rio Olympics

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    More than 10,000 athletes from around the world will converge at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next month in the hopes of achieving their dream of winning a gold medal. Phillip Vardiman will be living out one of his own dreams without ever competing.

  • Football | July 15, 2016

    Cats picked to finish 8th in Big 12 poll

    Despite placing the second-most players on the Preseason All-Big 12 team, Kansas State was picked to finish near the bottom of the league in the preseason poll. The Wildcats were picked eighth in the poll, the lowest spot for a team coming off of a bowl

  • Football | July 15, 2016

    Jones on Doak Walker watch list

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    Kansas State senior running back Charles Jones is among 76 players in the nation and nine from the Big 12 named to the watch list for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. The PricewaterhouseCoopers SMU Athletic Forum announced the

  • Track & Field | July 15, 2016

    Six to compete at NACAC U23 championships

    Six current and former Kansas State track and field athletes are slated to compete at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) U23 Championships on July 15-17 in the Estadio Nacional Jorge “Magico” Gonzalez in San Salvador, El Salvador. Representing K-State are Christoff Bryan (

  • Football | July 14, 2016

    K-State puts 5 on Preseason All-Big 12 team

    Led by four upperclassmen on the defensive side of the ball, Kansas State had five football players named to the Preseason All-Big 12 team. The Big 12 announced the team on Wednesday. Players are picked by media members who cover the league. Seniors Dante Barnett (defensive back)

  • Men's Basketball | July 14, 2016

    Cats’ Diarra to sit out season

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    Kansas State freshman Cartier Diarra will miss the 2016-17 season after undergoing season-ending knee surgery. K-State head coach Bruce Weber announced Diarra, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound point guard, went down with the knee injury during a workout earlier this month. After consulting with doctors, he underwent

  • Football | July 13, 2016

    Two Wildcat LBs land on watch list

    Kansas State junior Elijah Lee and senior Charmeachealle Moore were among 51 linebackers named to the 32nd annual Butkus Award watch list, the Butkus Foundation announced Tuesday. Kansas State was one of only six schools nationally with multiple players on the list to honor the nation’

  • Track & Field | July 13, 2016

    Seven Wildcats to compete at 2016 Olympic Games

    After two weeks of Olympic Qualifiers around the world, the Kansas State track and field team will send seven current and former athletes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games. In all, seven different countries will be represented by K-State athletes.

  • Track & Field | July 11, 2016

    Kynard qualifies for Olympics with HJ win

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    EUGENE, Ore. — Erik Kynard is one of only seven American high jumpers ever to clear 7 feet, 9 1/4 inches. On Sunday at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials at Hayward Field, it was good enough that he was the only competitor to clear 7-6, even

  • July 10, 2016

    K-State athletics achieves balanced budget for 7th straight year

    K-State Athletics, Inc., produced a balanced budget in fiscal year 2016 and achieved a surplus for the seventh consecutive year while also setting a new cash contributions record through the Ahearn Fund annual giving program. Athletic director John Currie announced the surplus in a letter on

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