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K-State’s Barnett earns Big 12 weekly honor »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Following a seven-tackle contest in which he batted away four Texas passes, Kansas State junior defensive back Dante Barnett was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. It was Barnett’s first career honor and the fourth this season for the Wildcats as […]

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TMP-Marian volleyball No. 7 seed at 4A Division II state tournament »


The TMP-Marian volleyball team is the No. 7 seed at the 4A Division II state tournament in Salina and will face Holcomb, Baldwin and Royal Valley in pool play Friday. 4A Division II pairings The Monarchs (22-14) play Holcomb (29-7) to open pool play then take on Baldwin (27-11) at 11:30am. They close out pool […]

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No. 24 FHSU men’s soccer plays to 1-1 draw with No. 15 NSU »

FHSU Athletics

FHSU Athletics No. 24 Fort Hays State pushed its unbeaten streak to 10 matches on Sunday (Oct. 26), earning a 1-1 draw with No. 15 Northeastern State at FHSU Soccer Stadium. The Tigers (11-3-2, 8-2-1 MIAA) did see their nine-match win streak come to an end with the draw, but haven’t lost since Sept. 20. […]

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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 »

FHSU Helmet Logo (2011)

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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