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Vargas shuts down Twins »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas pitched seven shutdown innings, Mike Moustakas cracked a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals romped to a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Alcides Escobar had three hits and Omar Infante also drove in two runs for the […]

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Strong pitching carries Tigers to sweep of Lindenwood »

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FHSU Sports Information Tyler Patty and Steven Federay turned in strong pitching performances to help Fort Hays State to a doubleheader sweep of Lindenwood on Friday afternoon at Larks Park in Hays. Fort Hays State won game one 7-3, with a near complete-game effort from Patty, and then won game two 6-1. FHSU moved to 16-24 […]

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Shields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros »

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By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) – James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night. Shields (1-2) gave up one run and four hits, all singles. He got back to his winning ways […]

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Hays High baseball drops two at Salina South »


The Hays High baseball couldn’t hold on to a couple of early leads Thursday and drop both ends of their doubleheader at Salina South by scores of 6-2 and 7-4. The Indians scored single runs in the first and second to take the early lead in the first contest but couldn’t overcome their five errors. […]

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Monarch baseball splits with Hoisington »


After opening with six straight on the road to start the season, the TMP-Marian Monarchs finally played at home Thursday and splits with Hoisington. The Monarchs pound out 13 hits in the first game but lose 4-3. They come back to take game two 11-0. The Cardinals scored a run in the first and two […]

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HHS softball splits at Salina South »

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The Hays High softball team split their doubleheader at Salina South Thursday. Despite both teams getting 10 hits, the Indians drop the opener 9-4 but come back to win the second game 13-4. Hays had an early 2-0 lead in the first contest but the Cougars score three in the second , two in the […]

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FHSU women’s soccer announces three international signees for 2014 season »

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FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State women’s soccer head coach Craig Shaw announced the signings of three international team athletes for the 2014 season on Thursday, bringing the signing class total to 12 after nine earlier signees in February. Silvana Romero, Veronica Kurtz and Valeria Jaramillo have all filed letters of intent with the school and […]

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FHSU softball eighth in first Central Region Rankings »

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FHSU Sports Information Fort Hays State softball was tabbed eighth in the NCAA Division II Central Region Rankings, released Wednesday (April 16).  This is the first of three versions of the rankings, released weekly leading up to the NCAA Division II Softball Selection Show, set for March 5 at 10 a.m. ET.  The eight teams […]

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Cozart named Jayhawks starting quarterback »

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Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas football head coach Charlie Weis announced Thursday morning that sophomore Montell Cozart has been named the Jayhawks’ starting quarterback. “After the completion of post spring ball evaluations and individual player meetings, I met with the offensive staff and we have decided to name Montell Cozart our starting quarterback,” said Weis. Cozart earned Offensive […]

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Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros »

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By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) – Mike Moustakas homered in the 11th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Moustakas has been off to a tough start this season and was hitting .098 before his solo shot to the seats in […]

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Johnson grand slam lifts FHSU to comeback win over Bethany »

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By GERARD WELLBROCK Hays Post Horace Johnson’s two-out grand slam capped a seven-run eighth inning, lifting the Fort Hays State Tigers to a 14-12 comeback win over Bethany Wednesday at Larks Park. Johnson’s only hit of the game followed a bases loaded walk to Clayton Garland. Gabe Cook and Kodie Fewin also drove in runs in […]

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Kansas State gives Weber 1-year contract extension »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber has received a one-year contract extension through 2018-19 after leading the Wildcats to 47 wins in his first two seasons – the most by any coach during that span in school history.   Weber led Kansas State to a 20-13 record last season and an NCAA […]

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Preston Weigel chooses Oklahoma State »

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By DUSTIN ARMBRUSTER After an outstanding high school wrestling career, Hays High senior Preston Weigel has chosen to compete at Oklahoma State University next year. Weigel, a three-time state champion in class 5A, went undefeated over the past two seasons. He lost only one match as a sophomore and three during his freshman year. Weigel […]

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