U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall, a Kansas Republican and a graduate of both Kansas State and the University of Kansas, drafted a letter to U.S. attorney general Merrick Garland asking for the Department of Justice to launch a formal investigation into ESPN.
Gene Taylor has been chosen to join the College Football Playoff selection committee ahead of the upcoming season, a source confirmed to The Mercury Wednesday. The College Football Playoff organization officially announced the news Wednesday afternoon.
Andrew Leingang wasn’t just a star on the field during his time at Century High School in Bismarck, N.D. — he also excelled in the classroom.
Kansas State fans will have an opportunity to see the football team on the field at Bill Snyder Family Stadium later this week.
In his first public comments since Oklahoma and Texas announced plans to leave the Big 12 for the SEC, Kansas State athletics director Gene Taylor urged fans to stay calm and remain positive about the future as he and other conference leaders work to navigate the latest round of conference r…
The full-blown war of words between Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and ESPN didn’t slow down Thursday. Instead, it escalated.
The revelation that ESPN is manipulating college football conference alignment is the sort of explosion that leads to major reform. I can’t begin to figure out what shape that reform will take, but it is, in many ways, the last straw.
ESPN executives are intentionally trying to destroy the Big 12 Conference by communicating with multiple schools beyond Texas and Oklahoma, as well as other conferences, Big 12 officials claimed in a letter to the network.
As rumors swirled about the imminent departure of Texas and Oklahoma from the Big 12, one of the conference’s most legendary coaches called for calm Sunday.
Kansas State running back Deuce Vaughn earned another preseason honor Wednesday when he was named to the watch list for the Doak Walker award.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Chris Klieman only could laugh when he heard the question. Don’t expect Kansas State’s football team to deviate from its traditional uniform look this fall — in large part because Nike hasn’t made it a priority.
Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson and running back Deuce Vaughn have been named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Lance Leipold’s first Big 12 football media days as Kansas’ head football coach never got off the ground — literally.
The matchups for this year’s Hall of Fame Classic are set — and at least initially, Kansas State will not face alum and former assistant Brad Underwood.
ARLINGTON, Texas — While more than a month remains until Kansas State opens its 2021 season, the program already is trending in the right direction in one area: the vaccine rate among its players.
Kansas State forward Montavious Murphy is leaving the men’s basketball program. A rising junior, Murphy announced his decision Tuesday.
Cooper Schultz has his shot at the most prestigious amateur title in the country. A sophomore men’s golfer at Kansas State, Schultz clinched a spot in this year’s U.S. Amateur thanks to his performance at a qualifying event Monday in Kansas City.
Setting records and making history became commonplace during Jordan Wicks’ time at Kansas State — and he made more Sunday night.
Kansas State’s track and field team announced the re-hiring of Greg Watson Friday as an assistant coach specializing in throws.
HUTCHINSON — Having graduated from Manhattan High, one might think there’s little that could surprise Damian Ilalio now that he’s enrolled at Kansas State. Yet Ilalio said he’s already been able to look at Manhattan “in a whole different light” now that he’s a freshman defensive lineman for …
HUTCHINSON — Gaven Haselhorst didn’t bring home an MVP award from the Kansas Shrine Bowl. That’s likely only because players didn’t receive a ballot.
Kansas State’s women’s basketball team has hired Lane Trudo as its strength and conditioning coach, the program announced Thursday.
HUTCHINSON — As Desmond Purnell reflected upon his performance in Saturday’s Kansas Shrine Bowl, he felt he had correctly diagnosed every play the West team’s offense ran. Yet while he finished with six tackles (three solo, three assisted), he said his outing was merely “OK.”
In a span of 29 seconds of game time Tuesday, Selton Miguel recorded a steal, a layup and a block. Angola needed all three plays, trailing Poland 64-51 after Miguel’s layup. But despite Miguel’s efforts — and those of his teammates — a fourth-quarter rally fell short.
Rising sophomore guard Selton Miguel began his quest to appear in this year’s Olympic Games Tuesday morning. Miguel, playing for his home country of Angola, took on Poland in the first game of an Olympic qualifying tournament. The winner of the tournament will clinch a spot in the Olympics, …
Kansas State football’s momentum on the recruiting trail kept up Monday, as it landed a commitment from 2022 offensive lineman Drake Bequeaith. He’s the second pledge in the last three days, joining Nebraska athlete Gage Stenger, who committed Saturday.
HUTCHINSON — Three area players’ journeys intertwined Saturday at the Kansas Shrine Bowl. As soon as the contest ended — a 14-0 victory in favor of the West team — their paths diverged once more.
K-State men’s golfer Tim Tillmanns finished just outside at the European Amateur Championship, which wrapped Saturday at the Golf du Médoc Resort in France.
The Kansas State football program landed its third 2022 prospect in less than a week Saturday, as Nebraska athlete Gage Stenger gave his commitment.
Chantoba Bright, a rising senior for Kansas State’s women’s track and field team, won a pair of events at the Athletics Association of Guyana Senior Championships last week.
Kansas State tennis assistant Tom Rees has a program of his own once again. Incarnate Word University, a Division I school in San Antonio, hired Rees Friday.
Another piece of Kansas State men’s basketball’s 2021-22 schedule fell into place Wednesday, as the Big 12 and SEC announced the matchups in the annual series between the two leagues.
Phil Steele, long one of the most notable college football writers in the country, picked a pair of Kansas State players for his All-America teams: junior Phillip Brooks and sophomore Deuce Vaughn.
Kansas State picked up its second commitment in three days for its 2022 class Tuesday, with tight end Brayden Loftin becoming the latest addition. He joins Wichita linebacker Tobi Osunsanmi, who committed Sunday, as recent prospects in the Wildcats’ 2022 class. Loftin announced his commitmen…
After a sensational freshman season, the high expectations remain for Kansas State’s Aliyah Carter around the Big 12.
Kansas State men’s basketball alumni will once against give it a go in The Basketball Tournament. The winner-take-all event, which starts next month, will include Purple & Black — a team mostly comprised of former Wildcats — in the 64-team field. The bracket was released Monday.