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KU head football coach kicks off statewide tour in Hays »

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Supporters of the University of Kansas had a chance to meet the Jayhawks new head football coach at a noon luncheon Thursday at Smoky Hill Country Club. David Beaty was hired in early December to try and rebuild the struggling program that hasn’t had a winning season since 2008. “For us to be able to […]

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19th-ranked FHSU grapplers blaze to 36-17 win at Adams State »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State wrestling blazed its way to a 36-17 dual win at Adams State on Wednesday (Feb. 11) in an event that took less than 45 minutes. The 19th-ranked Tigers finished their dual campaign at 8-6 overall. Only seven matches were wrestled in the dual as Adams State was open at two […]

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Wrestling slips four spots to No. 19 in national rankings »

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FHSU Athletics After two weeks at No. 15 in the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Poll, Fort Hays State slipped for spots to No. 19 in the latest rankings, released Wednesday (Feb. 11). FHSU received 30 votes in the poll compared to 51 votes in the previous version. FHSU (7-6, 3-2 MIAA) is coming off […]

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FHSU’s Micheal Jordan named to Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Third Team »

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FHSU Athletics Fort Hays State senior safety Michael Jordon was named to the 2014 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team on Wednesday (Feb. 11). The three-time All-MIAA selection earned third team honors at safety. Jordan is the third FHSU player to earn All-America honors under head coach Chris Brown. Jordan earns the distinction after being […]

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FHSU women’s basketball moves up to No. 2 in WBCA rankings »

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The Fort Hays State women’s basketball team moves up one spot to No. 2 in the latest USA Today/WBCA rankings. It’s the Lady Tigers highest ever ranking and their second week in the top-five. FHSU trades places with Alaska-Anchorage despite both teams winning last week. Undefeated Lewis (Ill.) continues to the hold down the top […]

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Listen to Tiger Talk with FHSU basketball coaches Tony Hobson and Mark Johnson »

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FHSU’s Lehman’s garners MIAA Athlete of the Week honors for seventh time this season »

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MIAA For the seventh time this season, Fort Hays State’s Kate Lehman is the MIAA Women’s Basketball Athlete of the Week after averaging a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds, while adding 4.5 blocks per game in a pair of home wins over Nebraska-Kearney and Emporia State. Lehman helped No. 3 ranked FHSU set […]

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FHSU’s Samac named MIAA men’s basketball Athlete of the Week »

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MIAA Fort Hays State Dom Samac is this week’s MIAA Men’s Basketball Athlete of the Week after helping the Tigers to a pair of wins last week. Coming off the bench, Samac averaged 25 points per game by recording back-to-back 25-point games. The 25 points is a career high. He shot 10-of-14 from the field and […]

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Samac leads FHSU to comeback win over Emporia State »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Fort Hays State made just one field goal over the final eight minutes but hit 18 of their final 22 free throws to beat Emporia State 73-66 in front of 5,123 Saturday afternoon at Gross Coliseum. The Tigers have won two straight and three of their last four and improve […]

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Lady Tigers hold off Emporia State for 21st straight win »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Fort Hays State hit just one field goal over the nine minutes but hit just enough free throws to hold off No. 6 Emporia State 72-62 in front of 5,123 Saturday afternoon at Gross Coliseum. The win is FHSU’s 21st straight which is a new school single season record as […]

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Royals avoid salary arbitration with pitcher Danny Duffy »

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Kansas City Royals Media Relations KANSAS CITY, MO — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. Duffy, 26, had an outstanding 2014 season, ranking fifth in the […]

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Samac, Fleming lead Tigers to win over Nebraska-Kearney »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Fort Hays State shoots 63-percent in the second half as they knock off Nebraska-Kearney 88-77 in front of 3,367 Thursday night at Gross Coliseum. Down one, they go on a 19-4 run to build a 14 point lead with 1:17 to play. FHSU is now 14-8 overall and 7-6 in […]

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Lehman’s double-double helps Lady Tigers to 20th straight win »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Kate Lehman scores 17 points, grabs 15 rebounds and blocks five shots to lead the Fort Hays State Lady Tigers to a 69-52 win over Nebraska-Kearney in front of 2,976 Thursday at Gross Coliseum. It’s FHSU’s 20th straight win which matches the longest single season win streak in school history. […]

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