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FHSU women’s soccer defeats Emporia State for fourth straight win »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State Women’s Soccer pushed its win streak to four matches with a 2-1 comeback victory over Emporia State on Sunday (Oct. 26) afternoon in Emporia, Kan. FHSU (10-4-2, 8-2-2 MIAA) now stands alone in third place of the conference standings with two conference games remaining, locking up a Top 4 finish […]

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TMP-Marian volleyball headed to state »

TMP-VB-State Bound

The TMP-Marian volleyball is headed to the 4A Division II state tournament after  a pair of wins at the Larned regional Saturday. TMP defeated Larned (25-13, 25-7) then knocked off Smoky Valley (26-24, 25-21) in the title match. Kayle Vitztum led TMP with 14 kills, Madyson Koerner recorded 24 assists and Bailey Hageman 22 digs.

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Big second half carries No. 10 NW Missouri State past FHSU »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Northwest Missouri State held Fort Hays State without a first down for much of the second half and blow open a tight game by scoring 22 unanswered second half points to beat the Tigers 29-10 Saturday afternoon at Lewis Field. The defending national champions improve to 7-1 while the Tigers […]

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HHS boys and girls cross county qualifies for state »

2014 KSHSAA Cross Country

Both the Hays High boys and girls’ cross country teams finish third at their own regional Saturday to qualify for the 4A state meet in Wamego. Ethan Shippy finished 10th (17:41.90) to lead the Indian boys and Maria Reveles finished 10th (16:49.20) to lead the Indian girls. TMP-Marian’s Andrew Hess finishes seventh (17:25.40) and is […]

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Holthus Hotline with “Voice of the Chiefs” Mitch Holthus »

Holthus Hotline

Mitch Holthus shares his thoughts and insights as the Chiefs face the St. Louis Rams Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Holthus Hotline airs Saturday mornings at 8:30am on your home for Chiefs football, KFIX (96.9-FM). Part 1   Part 2    

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HHS and TMP soccer plays to scoreless draw »


The Hays High and TMP soccer teams closed out their regular season’s by playing to a scoreless draw Thursday afternoon at the FHSU Soccer Complex. The Monarchs finish the regular season 8-7-1 and the Indians 2-11-3. Both find out Saturday who when and where they play in next week regional tournaments.

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Cole’s Golden Goal lifts FHSU men’s soccer to ninth-straight win »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State needed a bit of extra time to find its ninth straight win as Maurizio Costa’s corner kick found Michael Cole for the golden goal in a 2-1 overtime win at Lindenwood on Thursdaynight (Oct. 23) in St. Charles, Mo. The win pushed FHSU to 11-3-1 overall and 8-2 in the MIAA, […]

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FHSU men’s basketball picked second in MIAA preseason coaches poll »


FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State men’s basketball was picked to finish second in the MIAA Preseason Coaches Poll, released on Thursday (Oct. 23) by the conference office. The Tigers finished with a record of 22-8 in 2013-14 and made their sixth appearance in the NCAA Tournament under head coach Mark Johnson. 2014-15 MIAA Preseason Coaches […]

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The latest high school volleyball rankings released by the KVA »

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The Kansas Volleyball Association has released the week seven volleyball rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Hays High continues to fail to crack the 4A Division I poll. Smith Center and Ness City remain ranked in 2A and La Crosse cracks the top-10 in 1A Division I. Class 6A 1. Olathe Northwest 33-4 (1) 2. Olathe East […]

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FHSU picked 4th in MIAA Women’s Preseason Basketball Poll »

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MIAA KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Emporia State has been picked to win the league after winning the MIAA Tournament Championship in 2014. The Hornets got five first place votes, as did Pittsburg State who came in just seven points behind them in the poll of the league’s coaches. Washburn earned three first place votes and […]

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Fort Hays State holds weekly football press conference »

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Fort Hays State Weekly Football Press Conference October 21, 2014 Head Coach Chris Brown     Wide Receiver Garrison Hendricks   Linebacker Justin McPhail   Safety Michael Jordan    

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Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals in Game 1 of World Series »

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By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series. Bumgarner carried […]

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FHSU women’s golf finishes 6th at Park University Fall Classic »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State women’s golf finished sixth at the Park University Fall Classic, held in Parkville, Mo. The Tigers were tied for fifth after the first day of competition and shot 18 strokes better on day two, but still dropped a spot in the standings. The tournament was held at The National Golf […]

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