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K-State’s Truman makes world stop in weight room »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Every school has “max-out day,” when guys try to better their best in a variety of weightlifting exercises. No. 20 Kansas State is no different. But when Jonathan Truman settles under the bar, everybody else in the room stops what they’re doing to watch. The […]

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Kansas State cracks AP preseason top 20 »

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Kansas State checks in at No. 20 in the Associated Press preseason college football poll. It’s the second time in the last three years the Wildcats have been ranked in the initial AP poll and their highest preseason ranking since 2004. Defending national-champion Florida State is No. 1  for the sixth time after receiving 57 […]

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Wildcats aim to build off momentum of last year »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Things couldn’t be much different for Kansas State from a season ago. The Wildcats are now settled at quarterback with Jake Waters. They have a bevy of talent back on defense. And they have a load of momentum heading into the season after winning six of their last seven games, including […]

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K-State Ranked 21st in Preseason Coaches Poll »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – For the second time in the last three seasons, Kansas State was ranked 21st in the Preseason Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday morning as the Cats were one of four Big 12 teams ranked in the season’s initial top 25. The Wildcats were also ranked 21st by the coaches prior to the Big 12 […]

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Big 12 commish’s dire warning about pending change »

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By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer DALLAS (AP) – Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what’s coming. During his opening address at Big 12 football media days Monday, Bowlsby said significant changes are on the way. Bowlsby isn’t sure people understand how […]

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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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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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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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National broadcasts highlight TV picks for four K-State football games »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Four of K-State’s 2014 football games are among the Big 12 Conference’s early national television selections, highlighted by the much anticipated September 18 matchup with SEC Champion Auburn, as the league office announced today designations for the opening three weeks of the season and special Thursday night broadcasts. The Wildcats’ August 30 season opener against Stephen F. Austin will be […]

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K-State grants Romero transfer release »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that women’s basketball student-athlete Leticia Romero has been granted a release as a result of a newly modified institutional policy. The K-State Athletics Board of Directors approved a recommendation by Currie to retroactively apply the amended policy, which will permit Romero to transfer and be […]

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Kansas State sticking by Romero transfer decision »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Kansas State is standing by its decision to deny a transfer request from talented guard Leticia Romero in a case that has begun to draw national interest. Romero sought a release from her scholarship after the school fired Deb Patterson, the coach who had recruited her. Romero then met with an […]

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Daniel Sams granted release from Kansas State »

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 K-State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that quarterback/wide receiver Daniel Sams has been granted a conditional release from his scholarship by the university. “Daniel requested to be able to continue his playing career at an FCS institution so that he could be closer to some of his aging family […]

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Purple fends off White in K-State Spring Game »

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Kansas State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State fans received a small glimpse into what the 2014 Wildcats will look like on the football field on Saturday during a very competitive Purple/White Spring Game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Purple held off the White for a 23-13 win. Purple was led by senior quarterback Jake Waters, […]

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