No doubt, the Kansas State baseball team had lofty expectations when the season started. Now 28 games into the season, the Wildcats are sitting at 17-11 overall and 1-2 in the Big 12 — nowhere near what their personal goals were coming into the season. K-State, picked to
Normally focused on public affairs, Kansas State’s Landon Lecture opened its 2014 series Wednesday night with the leader of the biggest sports entertainment companies America has ever seen. Though Wednesday’s lecture — a four -person panel discussion — was sports driven and didn’t feature any
Although he hasn’t been at Kansas State since 1981, DeLoss Dodds said Wednesday’s Landon Lecture brought back plenty of special memories. A native of Riley County, Dodds competed in track at K-State, before becoming an assistant track coach shortly after his graduation in 1959. That’
The Kansas State football team got on the practice field for the first time this spring on Wednesday afternoon as the Wildcats conducted the first of 14 practices leading up to the annual spring game on April 26. K-State returns 41 letterwinners — 17 on offense, 21 on defense and three
All general admission Cat Cushion tickets are sold out for Saturday’s K-State baseball game against rival Kansas at Tointon Family Stadium. A limited amount of standing-room-only tickets for the berm down the left-field line are available for purchase, starting at $5 for youth and $8 for
K-State announced the addition of a home track and field meet on Wednesday — the Wildcat Open — as well as changes to the Ward Haylett Invitational. The Ward Haylett Invitational, originally scheduled for May 10, has been pushed up to May 3, while the Wildcat Open will now
K-State released the spring schedule of matches for the 2014 K-State spring volleyball tournament, which is Saturday, April 12 at Blue Valley West High School in Stilwell. Nine teams among the seven participating programs will be split into three-team pools for the all-day tournament. The first set
K-State’s Cat Avolese and Kelly Bovaird were among five athletes names March Riders of the Month, in an announcement by the Big 12 offince on Wednesday. Avolese took the honor in Equitation on the Flat, while Bovaird earned her second Horsemanship honor. A native of
PAPILLION, Neb. — K-State surrendered a pair of unanswered runs in the final two innings, including the game-deciding run on a two-out RBI single by Omaha’s Alex Schultz in the bottom of the 10th inning, to give the Wildcats a 6-5 loss to the
Kansas State center fielder Ross Kivett led or tied for the lead in the Big 12 in nine different offensive categories last week, helping the senior earn Big 12 Player of the Week honors. This was Kivett’s second conference player of the week award this season.
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