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  • Joyner-Kersee talks community, being a role model Jackiejoyner-kersee

    The woman named “the greatest athlete of the 20th century” by Sports Illustrated knows the importance of community. Four-time Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke Thursday in the K-State Union’s Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. She also planned to speak at the Women’s History Month dinner ...

  • 4-time Olympian to speak at K-State

    One of the greats is speaking at K-State on Thursday. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a four-time track and field Olympian, will speak at 10:30a.m. Thursday at the K-State Union Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. In the Olympics, Joyner-Kersee won the silver medal in the heptathlon in 1984, gold ...

  • Four Wildcats to attend US National Team tryout

    Kansas State volleyball’s Brynn Carlson, Sarah Dixon, Elle Sandbothe and Alyssa Schultejans will participate in the annual U.S. Women’s National Team Open Tryout from Friday-Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The quartet of Wildcats are among 245 athletes from 82 colleges and 10 high ...

  • Hill, Kelce lead Chiefs past Broncos

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs needed another playmaker besides rookie sensation Tyreek Hill to invigorate an ever-growing offense during their AFC playoff push. Tight end Travis Kelce was more than happy to oblige on a rainy Christmas night against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium. A week after ...

  • Berry’s picks carry Chiefs to 29-28 win

    ATLANTA — What a homecoming for Eric Berry. A pick-6, a pick two and a victory he’ll never forget. After Atlanta grabbed the lead with less than 5 minutes to go, Berry intercepted a 2-point conversion pass by Matt Ryan and returned it 99 yards to give Kansas City an improbable 29-28 ...

  • Off the upright: Chiefs win in OT with Santos field goal

    DENVER — Brandon McManus was wide left and now the defending Super Bowl champs are on the outside looking in on the AFC playoff race, too. The Kansas City Chiefs capitalized on short field position following McManus’ missed 62- yard attempt to drive down and win it 30-27 on Cairo Santos’ 34 ...

  • Former K-State LB Brown becomes special teams player for Jaguars

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — During a two-year stretch at Kansas State, linebacker Arthur Brown was the consummate playmaker for the Wildcats, having the penchant for making a jarring hit on a running back, blindsiding a quarterback or picking off a pass. Currently a special-teams player and inside linebacker for the Jacksonville ...

  • K-State Olympians describe how they beat fear

    Athletes must not fear failure to be able to succeed at a high level, according to Wildcat Olympians who spoke at the university Thursday. Four former K-State athletes who went on to compete in the Olympic Games spoke to an audience at the Staley School of Leadership about their experiences ...

  • Cubs fans near and far celebrate championship

    As Chicago Cubs fans across the world celebrate the team’s first World Series title since 1908, many are remembering their loved ones who didn’t get to see it. That includes Manhattan High School principal Greg Hoyt, who tweeted a touching tribute to his father, Donald Hoyt, who died in 2005. ...

  • Panel of Wildcat Olympians to discuss being fearless

    Wildcat Olympians will talk about being fearless on during a panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall at K-State’s Leadership Studies Building. Panelists include Erik Kynard, the 2012 Olympic silver medalist in the high jump; Thane Baker, who won a silver medal in the 200 meters at the 1952 Olympics, ...

  • Jordy Nelson ready for NFL comeback

    The Green Bay Packers’ prolific and pass-happy offense was jolted with adversity even before the 2015 National Football League regular season had begun. In the second preseason game, quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ go-to guy, wide receiver Jordy Nelson, tore the ACL in his knee, landing him on season-ending injured reserve. Fast forward ...

  • Kynard finishes 6th in high jump

    Erik Kynard made the high jump finals on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, but he couldn’t make a return trip to the medal stand. The 2012 silver medalist and former Wildcat recorded a strong effort in the high jump finals but laimed sixth place in the event at the Olympic ...










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