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Herman 5-over on first round of Kansas Amateur »

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Fort Hays State’s Trey Herman shot a 5-over par 75 and is tied for 72nd entering Wednesday’s second round of the 104th Kansas Amateur at Mission Hills Country Club. The former Hays High standout, who won the stroke play portion of last year’s Kansas Amateur and advanced to the semifinals of match play, recorded two […]

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Hays Eagles return to “AAA” state tournament »


The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion is state bound for a third straight season after a 4-2 win over Dodge City Tuesday night in the Dodge City Zone tournament. Kade Parker pitched a complete game three-hitter, allowing just one earned run while striking out nine and walking just two to move to 4-3 on the […]

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Tuesday’s Larks game with Junction City postponed »

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Due to a mix up in scheduling, Tuesday night’s game between the Hays Larks and the Junction City Brigade has been postponed to Friday. Wednesday night’s game with the Brigade will still be played. Host Family recognition night, which was scheduled for Tuesday, will now be moved to Wednesday. The Larks wrap up Jayhawk League play […]

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Larks strike early in win over Dodge City »

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Zair Koemin hit a three-run homer to highlight a four-run first inning as the Hays Larks win their sixth straight, defeating the Dodge City A’s 8-4 at Cavalier Field in Dodge City. The Larks have now won 10 of their last 11 and improve to 26-13 overall and 20-13 in the Jayhawk League. Dodge City […]

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Hays Eagles rally for zone tournament win »


The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion rallied from a 5-1 deficit to beat Buhler 7-5 in their “AAA” Zone tournament opener in Dodge City Monday night. The Eagles scored three in the sixth then three more in eighth to erase the four-run deficit. The Eagles improve to 29-8 and can secure their third-straight trip to […]

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Monarchs eliminated from zone tourney after comeback bid falls short »

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Hoisington scored four runs in the third inning to build a 5-1 lead then held off the Hays Monarchs the rest of the way for a 5-4 win, eliminating Hays from the Larned “AA” Zone tournament. Hoisington hit a three-run home run in the bit inning after scoring one run in the first. The Monarchs […]

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Larks sweep Derby; wrap up second place in Jayhawk League »

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Since 2001, the Hays Larks have only finished worse than second in the Jayhawk League once. That was in 2010 when they came in third and missed the NBC World Series. Sunday night, the Larks clinched another top-two finish with a 7-3 victory over Derby to complete the weekend sweep which included the conclusion of […]

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Monarchs drop zone tournament opener »

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Larned scored four runs in the first then broke a 4-4 tie with a run in the fourth to beat the Hays Monarchs 5-4 in their zone tournament opener Sunday in Larned. The Monarchs scored two in the first to grab the early lead, then took advantage of two errors and two walks to score […]

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FHSU Wrestling adds seven to 2014-15 recruiting class »

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FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State head wrestling coach Chas Thompson announced the signing of seven more wrestlers for the 2014-15 season, bringing his total recruiting class amount to eight. All seven were state placers in high school and enter their first year of college from the prep ranks. The latest signees include Brik Chesley, Kalin […]

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Kansas State picked 3rd, Kansas 10th in Big 12 Preseason Football Poll »

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The media’s Big 12 football preseason poll is out and Kansas State is picked finish third and Kansas 10th. Oklahoma is the media pick to the win conference title, just ahead of last year’s champ Baylor. The third place pick is the Wildcats highest since the conference went to full round robin play in 2011. […]

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Royals acquire pitcher Jason Frasor from Texas for minor league pitcher »

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Kansas City Royals Kansas City, MO – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired veteran right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton.  In a corresponding 40-man roster move, the Royals designated infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes for assignment.  The Royals have also optioned right-handed pitcher Louis Coleman to Triple-A […]

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Four Wildcats named to preseason All-Big 12 Team »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State placed a total of four football players on the 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 team as voted on by media representatives who cover the league, the conference office announced Wednesday. Wide receiver and kick returner Tyler Lockett was named to the preseason team for the third-straight season, while offensive linemen […]

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KU’s Heeney named to 2014 preseason All-Big 12 Team »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas senior linebacker Ben Heeney was named to the 2014 Preseason All-Big 12 Football team as selected by members of the media and announced by the league office on Wednesday. Heeney, who was an All-Big 12 Second Team selection in 2013, is heading into 2014 as the conference’s leading returning tackler. Last year […]

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