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TMP-Marian volleyball goes 1-2 at state tourney »

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The TMP-Marian volleyball team put up quite a fight at the 4A Division II state volleyball tournament Friday in Salina, but come up short in their bid to advance to Saturday semifinals after going 1-2 in pool play. The Monarchs opened the day by upsetting No. 2 seed Holomb 2-0 (25-17, 25-22). They lost 2-1 […]

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Conner Frankamp to leave Kansas »

Connor Frankamp played in 27 games as a freshman at Kansas 2013-14. (Photo courtesy Kansas Athletics)

Kansas Athetics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Shooting guard Conner Frankamp will not begin his sophomore season with the Kansas men’s basketball team. Friday morning, head coach Bill Self announced Frankamp’s decision to leave the University of Kansas. “I met with Conner and his father (Martin Frankamp) Wednesday to discuss his situation and opportunity this season at […]

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Second-straight comeback win pushes FHSU women’s soccer win streak to five »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State pushed its win streak to five matches on Thursday evening (Oct. 30) in Kearney, Neb., with a 4-1 comeback win. The Tigers moved to 11-4-2 overall and 9-2-2 in the MIAA with the win, while the Lopers fell to 4-11-2 and 4-8-1 in the MIAA. Nebraska-Kearney took the early lead […]

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No. 22 FHSU men’s soccer ties Upper Iowa in final MIAA game of regular season »

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FHSU Athletics No. 22 Fort Hays State played to its second consecutive draw on Thursday (Oct. 30), tying Upper Iowa, 1-1, in Fayette, Iowa. The Tigers (11-3-3, 8-2-2 MIAA) extended their unbeaten streak to 11 games with the draw, which closed out the conference portion of its schedule. After over 75 minutes of scoreless play, […]

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FHSU wrestling tabbed third in MIAA Preseason Poll »

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FHSU Athletics After a fourth place finish in last year’s MIAA Championships and NCAA Central Super Regional, the Fort Hays State University wrestling team was picked to finish tied for third in the MIAA Preseason Coaches’ Poll entering the 2014-15 season. The Tigers trail only Nebraska-Kearney, which finished second at the NCAA Championships last season, […]

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Fort Hays State holds weekly football press conference »

FHSU-FB-Chris Brown Presser

Fort Hays State Weekly Football Press Conference October 28, 2014 Head Coach Chris Brown     Linebacker Brock Long   Offensive Lineman Luke Edney   Defensive Lineman Jesse Trent  

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TMP-Marian boys soccer advances in 4-1A regional »


The TMP-Marian boys soccer team advances to the finals of the 4-1A South Central Regional #1 with a 2-1 win over Wichita Independent Monday afternoon at the Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex. Eduardo Gonzalez scored two second half goals as the Monarchs rally from a 1-0 halftime deficit. TMP-Marian (9-7-1)will now face top-seeded Rose Hill Friday in […]

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FHSU volleyball’s win streak snapped by No. 4 UNK »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State saw its five-game win streak snapped at the hands of No. 4 Nebraska-Kearney on Tuesday (Oct. 28), dropping a 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-14) contest at Pass, Set, Pink Night. FHSU slipped back to one game under .500 with the loss, sitting at 12-13 overall on the season and 6-10 in […]

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HHS boys soccer falls in regional final »

Hays High

The Hays High boys soccer team gave the No. 2 seed Augusta Orioles all they wanted, but in the end, Augusta advances to the 4-1A South Central Regional #2 finals with a 4-3 win Tuesday in Augusta. The Indians end their season 3-12-3 while Augusta improves to 12-4-1. Augusta scored three goals in the first […]

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K-State ninth in inaugural college football playoff rankings »

Kansas State Athletics (Scott D. Weaver)

Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – With its 6-1 record heading into this weekend’s matchup with Oklahoma State, Kansas State was ranked ninth in the inaugural College Football Playoff Top 25 rankings announced Tuesday on ESPN by the 12-person committee. The Wildcats were one of five Big 12 teams to debut in the poll with […]

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FHSU men’s soccer up two spots in NSCAA Rankings »


FHSU Athletics The Tiger Men’s Soccer program jumped two spots to No. 22 in the latest NSCAA National Rankings, released Tuesday by the organization. Fort Hays State, slotted 24th in last week’s rankings, stretched its unbeaten streak to 10 games after going 1-0-1 in MIAA competition last week. FHSU, tabbed second in the first regional […]

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HHS boys soccer wins 4-1A regional play-in game »


The Hays High boys socder team wins their play-in game to the 4-1A South Central Regional 5-1 over Mulvane Monday at Hays High School. Senior Kyler Leiker scores three goals and freshman Ethan Nunnery two, all in the second half to lift the Indians (3-11-3) to the victory. Hays will now face No. 2 seed […]

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FHSU wrestling receives votes in preseason poll; Rodriguez, Inman ranked individually »


FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State received votes in the NCAA Division II Preseason wrestling poll, released Monday (Oct. 27) by the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association. FHSU, which finished 21st in last year’s NCAA Division II National Championships, was one of five MIAA squads recognized in the poll. No. 3 Nebraska-Kearney had 134 points, while […]

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