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  • Track & Field | June 16, 2015

    Jones finalist for Honda Sports Award


    Kansas State’s Akela Jones was named a finalist for the Honda Sports Award for track and field, The Collegiate Women Sports Award office announced Monday. Jones is coming off an impressive performance at last week’s NCAA Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships that

  • Track & Field | June 15, 2015

    K-State women finish in Top 10

    EUGENE, Ore. — Kim Williamson and the Kansas State track and field women capped off a stellar showing at the NCAA Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships late Saturday with Williamson taking second in the high jump and the women tying for ninth overall to earn

  • Track & Field | June 15, 2015

    Wildcat high jumpers earn honorable mention

    EUGENE, Ore. — Nate Gipson and Christoff Bryan finished 18th and 23rd, respectively, in the men’s high jump this past weekend. Two of seven freshmen competing in the event, Gipson cleared 6-11.50 and Bryan cleared 6-09.75 to each earn All-American honorable-mention status.

  • Men's Basketball | June 14, 2015

    Wildcats welcome new additions

    Wade media.mercury

    After a tumultuous season, the Kansas State men’s basketball team turned its roster upside down and shook out the loose ends. K-State coach Bruce Weber dismissed three players and watched another two transfer away, while two seniors graduating took out all of his double-digit

  • Men's Basketball | June 12, 2015

    Weber mixed on new rule changes

    There were countless times this past season when the Kansas State men’s basketball team needed every bit of the 35 seconds on the shot clock just to runs its offense. The Wildcats won’t have that luxury this year. In an effort to address issues

  • Track & Field | June 12, 2015

    Jones wins NCAA heptathlon title


    Every track and field athlete wants to peak at the right time. For Kansas State’s Akela Jones, there was no better time for that than the NCAA Track and Field Championships this week in Eugene, Ore. The junior from Barbados capped a record-breaking season

  • Baseball | June 11, 2015

    Conlon, Brown selected in MLB Draft

    Two-time All-Big 12 First-Team selection Shane Conlon — selected in the 34th round by the Oakland Athletics — and All-Big 12 Honorable Mention pick Max Brown — drafted in the 37th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks — were taken on the final day of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

  • Football | June 11, 2015

    Judah Jones transfers to Stephen F. Austin

    Stephen F. Austin announced the addition of Judah Jones this week, confirming the former Kansas State wide receiver has transferred out of the program. Jones — a former three-star athlete from Shreveport, La. — will have three years of eligibility remaining with the Lumberjacks. Jones spent two

  • Baseball | June 10, 2015

    Griep taken in 8th round of MLB Draft

    Kansas State redshirt-sophomore pitcher Nate Griep was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth round — 241st overall — of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. It marks the second year in a row a Wildcat was drafted by the Brewers, as outfielder

  • Women's Basketball | June 09, 2015

    Women’s college game going to four-quarter format

    If you’re looking for more excitement in women’s college basketball, you might just get your wish with the rule changes that were approved Monday afternoon. The biggest change the NCAA Playing Rules Committee approved was to switch the game format to four 10-minute

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