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Tigers come up short in MIAA tourney opener at Washburn »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post The Fort Hays State Tigers rallied from a 10-point first half deficit, tying Washburn with 14:09 to play, but the Ichobods answer with a 13-1 run over the next six and-a-half minutes to go up 12 and defeat the Tigers 66-57 in their MIAA tournament first round game Monday night […]

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FHSU’s Samac, Nicholson named to men’s All-MIAA basketball team »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State had two players named to the 2015 All-MIAA Men’s Basketball Team, released on Monday (Mar. 2) by the conference office. Dom Samac earned third-team honors, while Craig Nicholson, whose season was cut short due to injury, still received an honorable mention nod. Samac earns honors in his first year with […]

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KU’s Ellis named Big 12 Player of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics IRVING, Texas – Kansas men’s basketball junior Perry Ellis has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week in a vote by a media panel which covers the conference, the league office announced Monday. This is second time in the last three weeks Ellis has earned the honor and the […]

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Tiger men seeded 9th for MIAA tournament; open at Washburn Monday »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State men’s basketball finished alone in ninth place in the MIAA standings at 9-10 and received the No. 9 seed in the MIAA Tournament, which begins on Monday evening (Mar. 2). The Tigers will face No. 8 seed Washburn in Topeka, which finished one game ahead of the Tigers in the […]

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FHSU women No. 1 seed for MIAA tournanent »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State Women’s Basketball went 18-1 in conference play to win the MIAA regular season title, earning the top seed in the MIAA Tournament and an automatic bye into the MIAA quarterfinals, held Friday (March 6) at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Fort Hays State (26-2 overall) will face the winner […]

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FHSU wrestling qualifies four to NCAA Championships »

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FHSU Athletics No. 17 Fort Hays State saw all four of its NCAA West Super Regional day two qualifiers advance to the NCAA Championships with Top 4 finishes on Saturday (Feb. 28).  Trey Page was named the 285 pound champion, while Bradley Little and Jon Inman finished third at 157 and 184 pounds, respectively, and Noah Killip (141) […]

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Tigers let second half lead slip away at Northeastern State »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post The Fort Hays State Tigers couldn’t overcome 22 turnovers as they let a 15-point second half lead slip away in a 79-77 to Northeastern State Saturday afternoon at the NSU Event Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The loss drops the Tigers to 16-12 and 9-10 in the MIAA while the RiverHawks […]

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Late surge lifts No. 4 FHSU women past Northeastern State »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Fort Hays State raced out to a 16-0 first half lead then held on the rest of the way for a xx-xx win over Northeastern State Saturday afternoon at the NSU Event Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The Tigers, playing the game without point guard Beth Bohuslavsky who was injured Thursday […]

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Tigers come up short; fall in overtime at Central Oklahoma »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Dom Samac hit one of two free throws with 0.2 seconds left to force overtime but Central Oklahoma outscores Fort Hays State 11-4 in the extra period for a 76-69 win Thursday night at Hamilton Field House in Edmond. The loss drops the Tigers to 16-11 and 9-9 in the […]

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No. 4 Lady Tigers hold off Central Oklahoma »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Fort Hays State used a 23-5 first half run to build a 16-point lead then had to hold off a Central Oklahoma second half rally for a 56-55 win Thursday night at Hamilton Field House in Edmond. The Lady Tigers, who clinched their first MIAA title outright the night before […]

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Area high school basketball sub-state brackets released by KSHSAA »

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Brackets for next week’s high school basketball sub-state tournaments are being released today by the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Winners of those tournaments advance to the state tournament March 11-14. Hill City 2A [Boys] [Girls] The Ellis boys are the No. 1 seed and will host Atwood-Rawlins County Monday (3/2) at 6pm. Hill […]

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Lady Tigers move up one in latest WBCA poll »

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The Fort Hays State women’s basketball team moves up one spot to No. 4 in the latest USA Today/WBCA poll. Alaska-Anchorage remains at No. 1 for a second consecutive wee. Pittsburg State, who lost at home to Missouri Southern, falls four spots to No. 11 while Emporia States is up one to No. 12. Washburn […]

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K-State AD issues statement following Monday night’s court storming »

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Kansas State athletic director John Currie has issued a statement regarding the storming of the court following the Wildcats upset of No. 8 Kansas Wednesday night… Statement from K-State Athletics Director John Currie On behalf of President Schulz and K-State Athletics, I apologize to Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger, Coach Bill Self and the KU basketball […]

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