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  • Track & Field | June 23, 2013

    Fritz ready to transition back to hoops

    After more than 20 years as a track coach, Steve Fritz is ready to return to his first love — the hardwood. While the former Olympian made a name for himself nationally as a decathlete, it was basketball that occupied much of his time as a youth. “

  • Golf | June 23, 2013

    Wildcat fans take part in annual Catbacker golf tournament

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    The Manhattan Catbackers held its annual golf tournament and banquet on Friday, with 60 golfers starting the day in a four-man scramble at Colbert Hills Golf Course. The winning team on the course was the foursome of Walt Webster, Mario Morales, Myles Pitts and Gary Vesta,

  • Track & Field | June 21, 2013

    Kynard headed to USA Championships

    The collegiate track and field season may be over, but the excitement is just beginning for elite athletes in the world of track and field. K-State head coach Cliff Rovelto is headed to Des Moines, Iowa for this year’s USA Championships to coach three

  • Baseball | June 21, 2013

    Kivett, Conlon coming back to K-State

    Kansas State baseball draftees Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon announced this week through social media that they would be returning for their senior seasons with the Wildcats. Kivett was selected in the 10th round by his hometown Cleveland Indians two weeks ago, while Shane Conlon

  • Volleyball | June 20, 2013

    Four Wildcats join volleyball this summer

    Fall classes are still a couple months away and four new Kansas State Wildcats are already on campus for summer school and training with the volleyball team in preparing for the World University Games and the 2013 season. K-State volleyball coach Suzie Fritz has welcomed four

  • Baseball | June 19, 2013

    Kivett earns third All-America honor

    Kansas State’s Ross Kivett, Austin Fisher and Jared King were each named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Midwest Region team Tuesday, while Kivett earned second team All-America honors from the organization. Kivett and Fisher were first-team all-region honorees, while King was named

  • Golf | June 18, 2013

    Pyle is Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

    IRVING, Texas — Kansas State senior women’s golfer Whitney Pyle has been selected as the 2012-13 Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year, the league office announced on Monday. The Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year awards began in 2000-01 to annually recognize student-athletes who displayed an extraordinary

  • Baseball | June 18, 2013

    King to sign deal with Mets

    After a wild ride that included the first league title in 80 years and the first trip to a Super Regional in school history, Kansas State outfielder Jared King will go pro. In a story on the K-State athletics website Monday, King said he intended to

  • Track & Field | June 18, 2013

    Kynard a semifinalist for Bowerman award

    On Monday afternoon the USTFCCCA announced the 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman, and Kansas State senior Erik Kynard is on the list. The Bowerman honors former Oregon head coach Bill Bowerman and has been awarded to the top collegiate track and field student-athlete since 2009 and is

  • Columns |Baseball | June 16, 2013

    Jellison: Wildcats could make another run

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    This season was another step forward for the Kansas State baseball program. And next season, it might be another. Yes, the Wildcats will lose a few seniors — notably Tanner Witt, Jon Davis and Joe Flattery — while drafted juniors Jared King, Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon


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