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Hays Monarchs sweep Larned »

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The Hays Monarchs American Legion baseball team stretched their winning streak to seven with a pair of run-rule wins over Larned Monday night at the TMP Field. The Monarch score four in the fifth to win the first game 8-0 then use a seven-run fourth to take game two 11-2. Both were called after five […]

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Larks series finale suspended in Derby »

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The Hays Larks will have to wait until Tuesday to try and end their three-game losing streak after their series finale in Derby Sunday was suspended due to rain. The Larks were one strike away from the win when the game was stopped play because of lightning. DJ Carr had a 3-2 count on the […]

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Washburn mourns the loss of baseball coach Steve Anson after accident on his property »

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Washburn Athletics Steve Anson, , Washburn head baseball coach since 1980, died in a tree-trimming accident on his property outside Topeka Sunday afternoon. Anson is survived by his wife, Dena Anson, the University Relations Director at Washburn. “We are shocked and saddened to hear the news,” athletic director Loren Ferre’ said Sunday. “Steve was so loyal […]

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Ellis Legion goes 3-1 in Goodland tournament over the weekend »

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The Ellis American Legion baseball team goes 3-1 this weekend at the Goodland tournament, defeating Burlington, Colorado and losing to Goodland on Friday then knocking off Syracuse and Rooks County by run-rule on Saturday. In their 14-9 win over Burlington Friday, Koltyn Ratliff got the win on the mound, allowing five hits while walking seven […]

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Larks come up short in Derby »

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The Hays Larks drop a 9-5 decision at Derby Saturday night. They have now lost seven of their last nine and fall to 10-7 on the season and 7-7 in the Jayhawk League. Derby has won a season-best six straight and improves to 13-5 overall and 9-4 in the Jayhawk League. The Larks loaded the bases […]

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Hays Eagles American Legion shutout in Omaha »

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The Colorado 115′s used a one-out triple followed by a single to break a scoreless tie in the fifth inning and defeat the Hays Eagles Senior American Legion 3-0 at the Battle of Omaha tournament Saturday. Colorado loaded the bases with two outs and inning earlier but failed to score. They added two more runs in […]

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Larks crushed at Derby »

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The Derby Twins used three home runs to grab the early lead and never looked back as they defeat the Hays Larks 14-3 in their series opener Friday night at Panther Stadium in Derby. The Larks have now dropped six of their last eight and fall to 10-6 overall and 7-6 in the Jayhawk League. The […]

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Two big innings carry Hays Eagles to win in Omaha »

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  The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team used a couple of big innings to defeat La Cueva, N.M. 15-1 in a game called after five innings due to run-rule at the Battle of Omaha tournament Friday afternoon. The Eagles improve to 11-4 on the season and are now 2-1 in pool play. The Eagles strike […]

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Larks add pitchers prior to Derby series »

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The Hays Larks open a three-game series in Derby Friday night. Since their 8-0 start, the Larks have lost five of seven and sit in third place in the Jayhawk League, a half-game back of the Twins and four behind first-place Wellington. The Larks should be getting some much needed help for their ailing pitching […]

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Hays Eagles split first two games in Omaha »

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The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion split their first two games at the Battle of Omaha Thursday, losing to Papillion, Nebraska 7-3 then beating Montevideo, Minnesota 12-5. Papillion was up 2-0 when they scored three in the fourth and two in the fifth. The Eagles got a run in the sixth on a Connor Rule […]

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Larks comeback bid falls short »

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The Hays Larks erased an 8-2 deficit, scoring five runs in the eighth and three in the ninth to force extra innings, but the comeback bid falls short as they lose 11-10 to Liberal and split the two-game series at Brent Gould Field. The Bee Jays got a lead off double followed by two walks […]

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Monarchs sweep Great Bend »

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The Hays Monarchs American Legion baseball team used some solid pitching to run their win streak to five with a doubleheader sweep of Great Bend Wednesday night at the TMP Field. The Monarchs take the opener 6-1 then win the nightcap 8-1. Dick Hockett went the distance in the first game, allowing just one unearned […]

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Upgrades coming to KSU’s Bramlage Coliseum »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Dramatic improvements in fan experience amenities and game atmosphere will highlight upgrades to Bramlage Coliseum, as K-State Athletics announced that a new high-definition Panasonic center-hung videoboard, six additional LED displays and a state-of-the-art, innovative lighting and sound systems will be installed this fall. In keeping with its goal of providing […]

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