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FHSU’s Hester named MIAA women’s soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State’s Jordan Hester has been named the MIAA Women’s Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week, announced Tuesday by the conference office. Hester, a junior from Olathe, Kan., had a strong opening weekend for the Tigers, scoring three goals in 126 minutes of action.  Hester had two goals in FHSU’s 4-1 win over […]

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KU’s Dexter McDonald tabbed Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas senior cornerback Dexter McDonald was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday following his standout performance in the Jayhawks’ season-opening win over Southeast Missouri State.McDonald, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, led the Kansas defense with the first multiple interception game of his career. He first picked off SEMO […]

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KSU’s Waters nabs Big 12 Player of the Week honors »

K-State's Jake Waters scores the game winning touchdown against Iowa State's Nigel Tribune at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa on September 6, 2014. (Scott D. Weaver/K-State Athletics)

Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – After accumulating 377 total yards – including a career-best 138 rushing yards and two touchdowns – in a 32-28 victory at Iowa State, Kansas State senior quarterback Jake Waters earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors, the conference office announced Monday. The accolade is the first of Waters’ career […]

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MIAA announces football Athletes of the Week »

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MIAA Media Relations Kansas City, Mo. – The first Athletes of the Week for the 2014 campaign came out as football was announced today. Central Oklahoma’s Chas Stallard earned Offensive Athlete of the Week, Emporia State’s Deshawn Dinwiddie earned Defensive Athlete of the Week and UCO’s Seth Hiddink was named Special Teams Athlete of the Week. MIAA […]

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Tiger men’s soccer falls to Drury in Days Inn Soccer Classic finale »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State dropped a 2-0 contest to Drury in the Days Inn Soccer Classic finale on Sunday (Sept. 7). FHSU fired 15 shots on the day, including four on goal, though none found the net.  After a scoreless first half, Drury took a 1-0 lead less than four minutes out of the break.  Ben […]

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FHSU women’s soccer dominant in 4-0 victory over Sioux Falls »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State continued its impressive start to the season with a 4-0 victory over Sioux Falls on Sunday, Sept. 7.  It was the second straight four-goal performance by the Tigers, and was the second regional victory in as many games.  Freshman Kelsey Steffens had two goals for the Tigers, while Jordan Hester and Jordan […]

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Kansas holds off Southeast Missouri State in season opener »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. - The score read Kansas 34, Southeast Missouri State 7, at the beginning of the fourth quarterSaturday evening at Memorial Stadium. All of a sudden, the Redhawks exploded to hang 21-straight points on the Jayhawks after three fourth quarter touchdown passes from quarterback Kyle Snyder.SEMO trailed by only six points with 1:33 left on the […]

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Tigers split Saturday matches; finish 3-1 at Henderson State Tournament »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State volleyball split its two matches on Saturday (Sept. 6) at the Henderson State Classic in Arkadelphia, Ark. The Tigers fell in five sets to Union University (Tenn.) to open the day, but immediately bounced back to knock off tournament host Henderson State in straight sets. Fort Hays State finished 3-1 […]

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Holthus Hotline »

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Get the thoughts of the “Voice of the Chiefs” as they get set to play the Tennessee Titans in their season opener Sunday afternoon. The Holthus Hotline airs every Saturday during the Chiefs season at 8:30 am on your home for Chiefs football 96.9, KFIX. Part 1 Part 2

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FHSU men’s soccer opens season with home win »

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The 23rd-ranked Fort Hays State men’s soccer team opened their season with a 2-1 win over Colorado State-Pueblo Fridah on the first day of the Days Inn Soccer Classic at the FHSU Soccer Stadium. Michael Cole’s header off a left side pass from David Lucio in the 82nd minute put the Tigers ahead for good. […]

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FHSU women’s cross country first, men second at Trojan Invitational »

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FHSU Athletics The Fort Hays State women’s cross country team won the Trojan Invitational, hosted by Colby Community College on Friday evening (Sept. 5) in Colby, Kan. The Tigers swept the top three positions and tallied the low team score of 18 points. Ramsey McCarter topped the field on the 4K course in a time of […]

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FHSU women’s soccer upsets No. 21 Mustangs »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State Women’s Soccer exploded with four goals in a 4-1 season opening road win over No. 21 Southwest Minnesota State on Friday (Sept. 5).  The win was the Tigers’ first over a ranked opponent since the MIAA Championship Game in 2012, and is a regional victory for the team.  Jordan Hester had […]

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FHSU volleyball opens season with two wins at Henderson State Classic »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State Volleyball started out the season in impressive fashion Friday, Sept. 5, picking up two wins at the Henderson State Classic in Arkadelphia, Ark.  FHSU defeated McMurry, 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 26-24) to start the day before a 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-23) win over Southeastern Oklahoma State. Combined statistical leaders for the […]

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