Former Kansas State track and field high jumper Erik Kynard started the new year with three impressive performances on the international stage. With his most recent performance in Hustopece, Czech Republic, the former All-American has two victories in the high jump, as well as one
Kansas State senior Devin Dick was named Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week following his stellar performance last weekend in the heptathlon at the Bill Bergan Invitational in Ames, Iowa. The win marked his first-career victory in the heptathlon, as well as
Kansas State equestrian captain Rachel Webster was one of 16 riders selected to compete in Friday’s WEF Collegiate Equitation Challenge. This is her second straight selection to this event. Last year, Webster finished second in the consolation bracket. “We are excited to take Rachel back
Bill Snyder may not care how many stars a recruit has or how his recruiting class ranks nationally, but Wednesday the Kansas State football coach was expected to sign his best class since returning to the sidelines six years ago. K-State announced the signing of 28
For the first time in program history, the Kansas State baseball team has been selected first in the Big 12 preseason poll, voted by league coaches. Defending Big 12 champion K-State had never been picked higher than fifth (2011) in the annual preseason coaches poll. The Wildcats received
Just last month Auburn played Florida State in the BCS national championship. Next season, Kansas State will host Auburn in an ESPN primetime Thursday night matchup on Sept. 18 which highlights the Wildcats’ 2014 season schedule released Monday afternoon. “The chance to host a program like Auburn
Kansas State point guard Leti Romero was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week on Monday following her near triple-double performance against Oklahoma last Wednesday and 11-point performance at Iowa State on Saturday. This is the third weekly honor of the season for Romero, who averaged 17
The Kansas State baseball team is ranked No. 18 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason poll released Monday. It’s the first time the Wildcats have been in the NCBWA preseason Top 25. The Wildcats are ranked in five preseason polls entering the 2014 season.
Former Kansas State standout Veryl Switzer, the first African-American to play for the Green Bay Packers, will be participating in the football-themed event, K-State Day, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jordy Nelson memorabilia will also be
Kindred Wesemann still remembers the first time she saw Shalee Lehning. An eighth grader at the time, the small point guard recalls that moment being the first time she really believed that her dream of someday playing college basketball could really come true. “It was
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